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Sabah Tea Garden

2.0 of 5 Km17, Jalan Ranau/Sandakan | Kg. Nalapak, 89309, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were driving from Sepilok to Kota Kinabalu and chose to stop here for lunch. It's a short detour up a bumpy track from the main road. Amazing setting, restaurant with beautiful views, but when we sat down we were ignored. I went up to a group of about six people chilling at a neighbouring table to ask them and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrive after such a long drive from Ranau. When we reached, The cafe was open the menu had a small selection. That was about it. Nothing much to do beside the factory tour. For a tea estate there wasn't even a tea sampling or a museum. We could enjoy the view that was about all. There was a gift... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Recently renovated, the small 2 bedroom cottages on top of a ridge overlooking Mt. Kinabalu and valley, were very comfortable, clean and well appointed. We ate at the restaurant that was the most peaceful place I think I have ever visited - very friendly - good service and a wide selection of good food. Although tired in appearance, it is... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We loved spending the day at the Sabah tea plantation, and enjoyed a lunch of tea and fresh fruit looking out towards Mt Kinabalu, which was pretty spectacular. Unfortuantely we arrived to late on the first day, so had to do the factory tour the next which was fun (if you want to do the tour, make sure you arrive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Stayed in one of the lovely cottages, clean neat and tidy. They have a small lounge TV, separate bedroom and Wi-Fi is free in the open area near the bar, There is also the longhouse. Beautiful scenery of Mount Kinabalu The tea plantation tour was informative. We did the hike up the hill to see the sunrise but was cloudy,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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56 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The best part about this place has got to be the service. It began with the first email we sent to them to book our room. The lady doing the room reservations very kindly informed us that there was a promotion on Groupon, and that if we did the payment via Groupon, we would be able to enjoy a substantial... More 

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

Stunning views both in the afternoon/evening and in the morning at sunrise. You get a great view of Mount Kinabalu from the tea plantation. There are cottages or the longhouses to stay in. We were in a cottage, which was comfortable with a little sofa/TV area as well as a double and single bed and bathroom. Staff were very friendly... More 

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

On arrival at the tea plantation our room hadn't been cleaned yet even though it was after five 'o' clock so we were moved to another cottage. Having been told they were 3 star quality we were disappointed with the accommodation. The rooms were small and dark with no where comfortable to sit and the bathrooms were basic and part... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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181 reviews 181 reviews
58 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

There are two types of accommodation here: Cottages and a rustic, bamboo longhouse. I stayed in the latter. Built in traditional style the Bamboo Longhouse is a rustic experience. The rooms are small and basic with basic lighting, a wash basin and mosquito nets. Shower and toilet facilities are communal but clean. Being made entirely out of bamboo and wood,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We were staying in the cottages which were simple but pleasant. Highlights were the meal in the restaurant watching an amazing electric storm in the distance. Also really enjoyed the tour of the tea factory, I'd never really appreciated the process and we had a great tour of the factory, only an hour or so, but long enough. It's a... More 

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Address: Km17, Jalan Ranau/Sandakan | Kg. Nalapak, 89309, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Ranau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sabah Tea Garden 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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