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Osman's Homestay

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Kinabatangan river, a few minutes by boat from Sukau village, Sukau Malaysia See on map
Breakfast included
Free Wifi
Rooftop Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed with Osman and his family for 4 nights. We had an amazing time and saw so many animals in the wild! Osman asked us what we really wanted to see and we told him elephants and orangutans and he did his best to...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018

We had the great joy to explore the jungle with Osman! His homestay was just perfect, Yanti was a great host and excellent cook. We came for a real jungle experience, and found it!! Small scale, Osman was extremely knowledgeable and capable in tracking wildlife,...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

I had a wonderful stay with Osman, Yanti and their family. Yanti was able to organise transport for me which was great as the buses to Sukau are a bit complicated. Her cooking was amazing, and as a vegetarian i was well catered for. I...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed with Osman , Yanti and family for two nights and did 3 river trips.... they are grass roots Sabah conservationists - no doubt about it. Osman ( and his son Tom) are the best of guides... they know the river...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I stayed with Osman and his family for the second time, just a couple of days ago. Last summer I spent 4 days and this year 4 more. Where do I start? Let’s start with Osman. He is a particular guy and he wears his...More

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Traveler (240)
Room & Suite (5)
Pool & Beach (3)
Dining (1)
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September 8, 2018|
Response from Osman H | Property representative |
Hi ,yanti here!this is my number 0198415259
Amber D
August 1, 2018|
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Response from Albert B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I see this was posted in Osman Homestay page. Tripadvisor sent me a message about your question so I had thought the question was addressed to me. Hope you managed to get in touch.
Lisa J
May 14, 2018|
Response from Osman H | Property representative |
Hi lisa.yanti here!sorry i just got you question?
Room Tips
"Join in for as many boat rides as possible - they're so cheap and the more you do, the more chances of..."
May 11, 2016
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"The rooms are basic, clean and have pedestal fans. Shared bathroom and western toilets."
Oct 13, 2015
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"value for money"
Sep 26, 2015
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"Rustic cabin on the river"
Jun 20, 2015
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