We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 2 Kota Kinabatangan B&Bs / inns

Bilit Rainforest Lodge

KG Bilit Seberang Jalan Sukau, Kota Kinabatangan 90200, Malaysia
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Bilit Rainforest Lodge
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save
You added Bilit Rainforest Lodge to your Saves list
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012
jax3 Miri, Malaysia
Write a Review

139 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    48
    51
    28
    8
    4
See reviews for
27
76
1
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (16)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (139)
  • Mar-May only
    (37)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (47)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (36)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (19)
All months
There are newer reviews for Bilit Rainforest Lodge
See the most recent reviews
Miri, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012 via mobile

Super food, wi-fi and clean rooms make this a comfortable stay. Located in scenic wooden chalets next to the Kinabatangan river. We loved it!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
45 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

If you want to visit Kinabatangan this is a good place to stay. It takes about an hour by boat to get here. The chalets are huge and clean. The food is very good.There's an internet connection as well. I think it is pretty expensive (800 RM for one night) but worth the money. I was a bit disappointed to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Munich, Germany
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
53 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

We booked a 3.days, 2 nights tour by Amazing Borneo Tours, Kota Kinabalu, a tour operator that proved to be reliable, well organized and very service-oriented. The guide Mr. TAN was excellent. Well-informed, good communicator yet not always talking. The lodge is located on big river Kinabatangan. There is an open area with reception and restaurant. The bungalows are built... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

We arrived at Bilit yesterday after travelling from the Borneo Rainforest Lodge (which was amazing). Our guide was very friendly and was knowledgable on the area and wildlife. We were made to carry our baggage to our rooms and there was no welcome from staff. Rooms were ok. We had a rest as we were very tired from our journey... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Amagasaki, Japan
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

My boyfriend and I recently spent two nights at the Bilit Rainforest Lodge. A very friendly driver/guide picked us up from the Sandakan Yacht Club and took us to the Gomantong Caves, stopping on the way to buy us three bags full of seasonal tropical fruit! On the way to the caves we were also lucky enough to spot a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Columbia, MD
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
13 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

My wife and I spent two days/nights at Bilit Rainforest Lodge. Our cabin was extremely spacious, and the airconditioning worked. The staff was gracious and always helpful. Food was OK (what more do you expect in the bloody middle of nowhere?) And the wine and beer prices were extremely reasonable compared with elsewhere in East Malaysia. The lodge is relatively... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
24 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

We stayed here for 2 nights & the chalets were large, comfortable with a great porch to relax in. The staff were friendly & it was more like staying at a friend's house than a lodge. Being in the jungle be prepared to see ants, geckos & insects everywhere. Food was average except when a large group of European retirees... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
The low lands
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
22 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

The Bilit Rainforest Lodge is well accessable by road. The last 10 minutes of the trip are to cross the Kinabatangan River. Cabins are spacious, clean, and airconditioned. Yet they give the sensation of sleeping inside the jungle. Elephants come (witnessed by droppings and footprints) right up to the cabins. Very nice verandas! Get a beer from the beer, and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Penang
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

Spacious bungalow complete with huge balcony. We found balcony very pleasant for sitting out at night (unlike previous review, our light was fine for reading). Although eating area and balcony are open to insects, there are also friendly bats who swoop in and devour the mozzies (apart from one night when we had torrential rain). Good variety of food at... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
East Anglia
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
85 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

We were on a two night/three day package at the BRL, and it was everything we expected of it. The large veranda’d lodge rooms, on stilts, were clean, with good bathrooms and fan/aircon; quite adequate, if, as we’ve found in similar lodges elsewhere, impossibly underlit if you wanted to read. There was an impossibly complicated solar shower which we couldn’t... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Bilit Rainforest Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Bilit Rainforest Lodge

Address: KG Bilit Seberang Jalan Sukau, Kota Kinabatangan 90200, Malaysia
Phone Number:
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Kota Kinabatangan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 24
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Odigeo and Agoda so you can book your Bilit Rainforest Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Bilit Rainforest Hotel Sabah

184 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (134)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (16)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (22)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (83)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (51)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (34)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay