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Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge

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Reviewed November 9, 2015

Good marks for location on the river in an area with good wildlife sightings. The room itself was comfortable and the lack of air conditioning not a problem. However, the bathroom was only marginally functional. Food was mediocre, the beer was warm, and the seating...More

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Response from sitoursborneo, Owner at Kinabatangan Riverside LodgeResponded November 11, 2015

Dear SantaFeUser, Thank you very much for your review to our lodge. We are very happy to hear your feedback and we will try our best to improve the matters that you mentioned. However, if you are coming back, please do not hesitate to tell...More

Reviewed November 4, 2015

My wife and I stayed here while on our honeymoon and I liked the place a lot. I liked how they gave us the option to wear the traditional sorong to dinner (which we wore of course). They also treated us after they found out...More

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Response from sitoursborneo, Manager at Kinabatangan Riverside LodgeResponded November 11, 2015

Dear Ryan, Great to know that you enjoy staying with us! However, regards to the encroachment of plantations, now local organisations (including the local people, government forestry department, and also private tourism supplier organisations) are working together trying to conserve the area of Kinabatangan River...More

Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

If you come here to see the abundant wildlife that inhabit the river's edge and you won't be disappointed. Each trip is great and the boats are open and great quality. We came after Turtle island for two nights and that second day travel from...More

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Response from sitoursborneo, Owner at Kinabatangan Riverside LodgeResponded October 18, 2015

Hi, Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We are very happy to know that you enjoy staying with us. All these great comments are very good motives for us to work harder to continuously provide our best service to all of you. Wish you...More

Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

My wife and myself stayed at the Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge for one night but I would definitely recommend staying longer. We reached the lodge by boat where we saw a pigmea elephant and a couple of crocs. Where we were greeted with a cool drink...More

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Response from sitoursborneo, Owner at Kinabatangan Riverside LodgeResponded October 18, 2015

Hi, Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We are very happy to know that you enjoy staying with us. All these great comments are very good motives for us to work harder to continuously provide our best service to all of you. Wish you...More

Reviewed October 4, 2015

Another stay here and another satisfactory experience. It lacks the location of their other lodge in Abai but still offers fantastic wildlife sightings. Our guide Albert was fantastic at both lodges but on our stay here he found us elephant which was just an amazing...More

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Response from sitoursborneo, Owner at Kinabatangan Riverside LodgeResponded October 18, 2015

Hi, Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We are very happy to know that you enjoy staying with us. All these great comments are very good motives for us to work harder to continuously provide our best service to all of you. We do...More

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Response from EivindB_12 | Reviewed this property |
We paid by credit card - they do prefer Ringits though
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Response from UkShorty | Reviewed this property |
To be honest there is not a huge choice of food full stop although what you get is good. I am a pescatarian and I was asked to make sure to let them know well in advance. Starter is normally a vege soup, pudding was fruit... More
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There is limited WiFi in the restaurant area
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"Pre-arrange and pay extra for an air conditioned room"
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"We had one of the rooms furthest from the main area, but all the rooms look to be similar."
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"A room close to the river offers excellent views"
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"Pay extra for air conditioning if available."
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