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Bilit Rainforest Lodge

KG Bilit Seberang Jalan Sukau, Kota Kinabatangan 90200, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This lodge was included in a tour package for us so we didn't know what to expect. The lodge was in an excellent scenic location on the river's edge. The room we were in had it's own electric hot water system but no clear instructions on how to use it. Staff were generally helpful and friendly and the food was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We (couple + 3 kids 4, 6, 14) stayed 2 days/1 night during a stwa tour and we really liked it. It is on the river shore, very convenient for cruises, rooms are very basic but clean with ac, surrounded by nature (a lot of macaques, snakes). Staff are very gentle, family style, they organize night walks in the jungle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed at the lodge for two nights. Given it was low season we were the only guests there! The staff were excellant and very helpful. We had a good sized room with porch area to chill out on. The rooms are fairly basic but have all the amenities and are comfortable. The food is of good qulity. We went... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

From the warm welcome upon arrival to the fantastic trip on the river to see the varity of wildlife the drive from Sandakan time we left made it well worth travelling for. We were well fed from a nice buffet at lunch, dinner and breakfast so there was no complains from a usually hungry traveller. We had a great afternoon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

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 October 23, 2014

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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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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16 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
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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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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