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Abai Jungle Lodge

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely time here. We stayed in two rooms, that were basic but had everything we needed. We didn't upgrade to aircon as a cool shower before bed and the ceiling fan were more than adequate. Our guide Abbas really made our trip special. he was amazing at spotting wildlife and managed to chat non stop. We saw... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wildlife is the highlight. The lodge has boardwalks through the jungle, and we saw proboscis monkeys, plenty of birds, monitor lizards, and bearded pigs while wandering around. The main attraction is the wildlife cruises, and we got great views of proboscis monkeys (5 metres or so away), plus plenty of other monkeys, and two orang utans! The lodge was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this lodge in May, part of a Just You group. Best part of the holiday. The staff were so friendly and helpful. Young members of staff brilliant! Board walks around the lodge fab. Food excellent. Now just need to plan a return visit.

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Isolated amidst dense jungle on the banks of the Kinabatangan River Abai Jungle Lodge is a superb location to spot a huge variety of wildlife. The lodge, owned by S I Tours, is run ecologically and located on the opposite bank to Abai Village. They not only employ some of the villagers but do many things to support both the... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't expect this to offer the Luxury's of a Hotel but what it does offer is the experience of sleeping in the jungle surrounded by wildlife. Rooms were basic as expected but clean and offered the basics needed for a comfortable stay. Due to the location the power to the lodges is run off a generator and because of this... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Positives * Lodge managed by SI Tours, a very professional organisation * Stunning setting - on the banks of the river with local flora and fauna * Basic furniture, bed a little hard. Great to have no TV * Appreciated tea and coffee being available throughout the day. Enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner - watch out for the cheeky monkeys... More 

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sitoursborneo, Owner at Abai Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear SEasiajetsetter, Thank you for your feedback on both of our accommodations. All the tips you provide is very useful to other guests too. It is a pleasure to serve you and hope to see you again. Yeeveon from S.I.Tours and Abai Jungle Lodge More 

Manchester
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69 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I loved it here. The staff are amazing and the location is simply stunning-the river explorations are both beautiful and fascinating. The lodge is managed solely by 'SI Tours' who are absolutely brilliant. Everything runs like clockwork with these guides and they not only provide excellent accommodation but organise walks/river cruises/guided trips to match your own personal preferences- a superb... More 

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sitoursborneo, Owner at Abai Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ManchesterTravel_Fan, Thank you for your kind feedback and a very thorough introduction of S.I.Tours. We are very happy to see our guests enjoy their holidays. It is a pleasure to serve you. Cheers. *Air-conditioner rooms are available in both Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge and also Abai Jungle Lodge, but it is very limited quantity so it would be nice to... More 

Devon
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67 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Abai Jungle Lodge for one night on a trip up the Kinabatangan river. The setting is stunning, on the banks of the river amongst the local flora and fauna. The river trips were excellent, aided by our fantastic guide, Erdy, who could spot the wildlife from incredible distances. Our only complaints were that the food was pretty... More 

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Thank PhilandClare55
sitoursborneo, Owner at Abai Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear PhilandClare55, Thank you for your feedback. It is a pleasure to serve you. We would take note about your comment on the food choices. Cheers. Yeeveon from S.I.Tours and Abai Jungle Lodge More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The Abai Jungle lodge was set in splendid isolation on the Kinabatangan River surrounded by forest. The accommodation was good, but the fan in the room did little to cool it down.However, this was a small price to pay for some fantastic sighting of Pygmy elephants roaming around the area adjacent to the walk-ways. The wildlife along the river was... More 

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sitoursborneo, Owner at Abai Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear AliceT186368, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to know you enjoyed your holidays with us. See you again. Cheers. Yeeveon from S.I.Tours and Abai Jungle Lodge More 

Somerset, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Had the most amazing time at Abai, the lodge is basic but clean, has a comfy bed, safe, shower and hot and cold water! There are mosquito nets at the windows and plug in mosquito repellents. Bottled water is replenished daily. The staff are friendly and welcoming and nothing is too much trouble for them. We paid extra for air... More 

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sitoursborneo, Owner at Abai Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Pajan2, Thank you for your lovely feedback. You are so lucky to see that many Pygmy Elephants! It is a pleasure serving you and we are happy to see you enjoy staying with us. Hope to see you again. However, regarding to your meal issue, next time when you come visit us again, you can inform our guide and... More 

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Additional Information about Abai Jungle Lodge

Address: 47 km from the river mouth of Kinabatangan River | Abai, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Kinabatangan District
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Abai Jungle Hotel Sabah
Abai Jungle Lodge Kinabatangan District, Sabah, Malaysia
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