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Sabah Tea Garden

2.0 of 5 Specialty Hotel   |   Km17, Jalan Ranau/Sandakan | Kg. Nalapak, 89309, Malaysia
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Ranked #2 of 12 Specialty Lodging in Ranau
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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50 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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52 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 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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Middlesex
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29 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This tranquil place is great for one night. The nature of a longhouse is that you sleep in close proximity to other tourists.the bamboo longhouse had rooms with 3 beds all close together with mosquito nets. Cold shower for me. And you sleep once the last person goes quiet until the first person gets up. Very noisy sleeping conditions.but quaint,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed at the Sabah tea plantation for 2 nights while on a tour. We stayed in the cottages, not the long house. The cottages were very cute. They had a sitting room and then a bedroom and bathroom. The facilities in the room were basic, however, the room was comfortable to reside in. The views of Mt. Kinabalu was... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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194 reviews 194 reviews
53 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed overnight recently & were very happy with the clean, fresh, comfortable cottages. The rooms are small but adequate & there was plenty of hot water. We were happy with that. Breakfast next morning was again, adequate but with a bit more care could have been good. How difficult is it to serve toast warm? The semi open air... More

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Oakland, California
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31 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We came to Sabah Tea Garden to tour the tea factory and plantation. We called ahead of time and they told us to come between 8-11am. We got there at 10am and they said the factory facilities had already finished work so when we toured the factory, there was nothing to see but shut-down machines (of course, they still charged... 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*
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