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Benarat Inn

Sg Pala, Melinau River , Mulu N Park | Opposite Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa, Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in the fan rooms. Rooms were basic but spotless with cold water and electricity from 6-12pm. From what we understood, this is standard outside the Marriott and Park Headquarters. We did the 2D1N show cave package which is highly recommended and our guide Bonny was talkative, knowledable and funny. We connected greatly with the... More 

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Klang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

it is simple yet nice home felling lodge..people gather in canteen and chat together compared with living in 5 star hotel but watching TV in your own room. indeed a wonderful experience for all nature lovers in a kampung style accommodation.thumbs up.

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Thank laichaiwei
Hee3033, Owner at Benarat Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lai Chai Wei, Thank you for staying at our lodge. Yes, why do you need a 5 star accommodation when the 5 star accommodation is the jungle, the nature, the caves, the flora and fauna and accompanied by the chickens running wild and about at Benarat Lodge. We look forward to your visits again in the near future! Best... More 

Leeds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This accommodation is owned and operated by Borneo Tropical Adventures, by far the best tour operator in Miri/Borneo. As such they use it as a base for some of their tours (which are amazing). The accommodation itself is budget, so if you are used to the high life this may not be the place for you, although they have just... More 

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Hee3033, Owner at Benarat Inn, responded to this review

Hello Rob, Thank you for staying with us and your nice review about us. It definitely spur our team to work harder that guests appreciated us, our team and our level of services. We strive to improve our level of services at all times. Our travel agency name is Tropical Adventure Tours and Travel but our website is listed as... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I had a very nice double room with ensuite shower room and breakfast for 50MR. This included pick up and drop off at airport and also free tea and coffee all day. The grounds are lovley (free roaming chickens, nice flowers and the river. The manager Eddy organises packages which are a bit pricey but save the hassle of having... More 

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Hee3033, Owner at Benarat Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ginny, Thank you for staying at our more basic accomodation called Kenny BnB. Its just what travellers looking for a place to sleep for the night but it comes with free breakfasts and airport transfers.. Thanks also for giving information updates about Mulu. Our team at Mulu tries our best at all times to serve the guests needs and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Benarat for a couple of nights while visiting Mulu. We were a bit suspicious after just landing at Mulu with nothing prebooked but ended up jumping on their van and going with them! Really glad we did, Eddie took great care of us and was an incredible(!) host. We booked a few tours with Tropical Adventures (tour... More 

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BorneoKid, Public Relations Manager at Benarat Inn, responded to this review

Dear Hayden, Thank you for visiting Mulu and staying with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your holiday in Mulu. We look forward to seeing you again in future. Do recommend us to your friends. Best Regards, Your family in Borneo ! More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

The tour was superb. Simple food at the lodge but very good. Friendly staff, very good guide (Mariah and Endy in Mulu) and Charlier (Brunei), caring staff at the lodge when I was a little bit ill due the hot weather. Everything very well organized, from the pick up at the airport, check in, check out, drop off, day tours,... More 

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2 Thank Alexandre O
Hee3033, Owner at Benarat Inn, responded to this review

Dear Alexandre, Thank you for your comments about our service and our place. We are glad to be a part of your wonderful memory of Borneo. Our family welcome you again to Borneo next year. Regards, Richard Owner More 

Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

As I have no idea where to place this review I'll do it here. The Benarat Inn is the property of Tropical Adventure Tours so it may be appropriate. Recently my wife and I travelled extensively through Sarawak and Sabah (March and April 2016) using the expertise of Tropical Adventure Tours.We were both extremely satisfied with the service of this... More 

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2 Thank cene953
BorneoKid, Public Relations Manager at Benarat Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your nice comments about our service and our staff. We strive to do our best at all times. We hope to see you again in Borneo in the near future. Do tell your friends about us too back home ya! Best Regards, SK More 

Madrid, Spain
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Thank you to all Benarat Inn staff and specially, the Borneo Tropical Adventure guides (María and Oma). They were amazing with us, we really felt at home with you and had an unforgettable time. For sure we will come back. Besides, the room was huge and really clean and the food really good. Thank you all! We will come back... More 

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3 Thank Carmen L
Hee3033, Owner at Benarat Inn, responded to this review

Dear Carmen, Thank you for visiting Mulu National Park and going on tour with us, and staying at our Benarat Lodge. We are glad to hear that you an AMAZING time with us. Do tell your friends about this wonderful place called Mulu National Park Sarawak and Benarat Lodge. Hope to see you again in future. Regards, Richard More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I stayed at the Benarat Inn while visiting the Gunung Mulu National Park, as it is one of the only places outside of the park which had accommodation. The room itself wasn't too bad - two single beds which were comfortable and clean, however, there is no hot water in the shower, which would've been great after some of the... More 

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Hee3033, Owner at Benarat Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jason, Thank you for staying at our lodge. Benarat Lodge is not a backpackers lodge or a homestay. We apologise that there is no hot shower available at our lodge because our electricity runs on generator and solar energy, and at this moment the power is not enough to provide hot shower. As for the poor telcon and internet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This was our rest stop before and after further caving activities and trekking to Pinnacles. I love the rustic ambience. We took the guide from Borneo Tropical Adventures (ask for our guide Ben ;-)), love the simple, home-cooked meals. It's basic but comfortable. And nice people.

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Hee3033, Owner at Benarat Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again in future. Regards, Richard Owner More 

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Benarat Lodge or Benarat Inn is a simple lodge in Mulu National Park. It belongs to Tropical Adventure Tours & Travel in Miri. We have recently increased the no of rooms and is in midst of adding in solar energy for each room to supplement the current power generated from generator. Most guests who stayed with us usually book our 3 days Njoy mulu tours, 4 days Mulu Pinnacles tour or the 5 Days Headhunter trail tour. This is back to nature at its best. ... more   less 

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Address: Sg Pala, Melinau River , Mulu N Park | Opposite Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa, Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Gunung Mulu National Park
Price Range: $58 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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