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Bilit Rainforest Lodge

KG Bilit Seberang Jalan Sukau, Kota Kinabatangan 90200, Malaysia
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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely little gem in the middle of the Malaysian jungle! Located right on the Kinabatangan river, the Bilit Rainforest Lodge allowed my partner and I easy viewing of the wildlife we'd traveled so far to see. During our guided river cruisers were saw a couple of Orangutans, plenty of Proboscis Monkeys, Pygmy elephants and a myriad of bird... More

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short journey down the Kinabatangan river to the pontoon leading to our lodge. Our luggage was handled by the staff and taken to reception where we were given a warm welcome and a refreshing drink. The receptionist explained the room and lodge facilities whist our guide took our luggage to the room. The lodge can be described as rustic... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was an interesting couple of days spent at the Lodge on the Kinabatangan River. Although the venue was not as tropical as I had anticipated one I would still recommend the venue. Our room certainly was large but not spacious as the space was filled with three beds, separate toilet and basic shower with wash basin. I don't think... More

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Petaurista, Manager at Bilit Rainforest Lodge, responded to this review

Hello GreyD, Your time to review on our lodges is very much appreciated. Your constructive feedback are very much welcome, we view this as an opportunity to improve the place for the comfort of all our guests without taking away the concept of the rainforest feeling. We are happy to know that you had a good stay with us and... More

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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To get to the lodge, you have to cross Kinabatangan river in a boat. As we stepped onto the pontoon to get into the boat, our guide said "I love coming here, its like being at home..." He was right. It was relaxed, laid back, friendly, the beds were comfortable and the people were really friendly. All that plus great... More

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Petaurista, Manager at Bilit Rainforest Lodge, responded to this review

Hello KimD2009, Thank you for the wonderful review of our lodges, we pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your time with us at Bilit Rainforest and that our team had been accommodating to you. You had been lucky with some good sightings of the Kinabatangan wildlife and wish you a long lasting memories of this wonderful place. Cheers! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The main attraction here is boat rides down the Kinabatangan river. One can expect to see a good range of wildlife - we saw a large herd of pygmy elephants, crocodiles, proboscis monkeys, many macaques and a range of birds. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable about the local wildlife, with a keen eye for spotting wildlife that might otherwise... More

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Petaurista, Manager at Bilit Rainforest Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Richard_466, Thank you for sharing your review and feedback of our services. We are happy that your stay has been a pleasant one, in regards to your comments we shall look at it to improve in serving our guests better. Cheers! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I wished we could have spent more than two nights here. I came here to see wildlife and wildlife I did see. From the pygmy Borneo elephants, to orangutans, proboscis monkeys, macques, and so many different types of birds including the hornbills. During the middle of the day when not out on the river taking a river boat ride watching... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed here for 3 days before going to Lankayan Island and it was amazing. The guides are fantastic, they spot wildlife so quickly and are very knowledgable. We saw elephants, red leaf monkeys, silver leaf monkeys, macaques, hornbills, crocodiles, kingfishers, lizards, proboscis monkeys and so much more! In fact we saw elephants on every trip in the boat! The... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stayed at the BRL for two nights. The trips on the river were amazing and we got to see loads of wildlife! The food was decent, but a bit 'samey' for 5 meals. The staff were very friendly. Definitely recommend it as a place to stay to visit the Kinabantangan River.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The rooms were very large, the beds comfortable and air conditioning (which we weren't expecting). Bathrooms were quite basic but functional. We loved relaxing in the hammocks on the balcony while keeping an eye out for long tailed macaques! The food was good if eaten on arrival (otherwise the buffet could be cold) and the breakfast hit the spot. The... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We arrived to the Bilit Jetty and from there we took the boat to our lodge. As we were travelling down the river we could tell that there was an incredible diversity of plants, mammals, and birds. (Just imagine if the rainforest had been left! How much more diversity there would be?) On arrival we were shocked at how amazing... More

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Address: KG Bilit Seberang Jalan Sukau, Kota Kinabatangan 90200, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Kota Kinabatangan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 24
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