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Nature Lodge Kinabatangan

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to chill out for wildlife and nature. Friendly and helpful staff always smiling. Sighted hornbills, kingfishers, probosics monkeys, silver langur and long tail macque during the river rides. The food is great too. Had a great time overal.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in one of the chalets, lots of room for one person and close to the jungle. The professional photos are probably from when it first opened - things are certainly looking a little more tired than you might think. Cooking lesson was great and the river cruises were interesting - the guides certainly know where to look for the... More 

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1 Thank AmyGoldsmith
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Kinabatangan Lodge first of all for three nights, the rooms were excellent considering the remote location, clean and tidy. we had two evening and two morning boats trips down the river with our excellent guide Rudy who was also a very humorous chap and sharp eye at spotting wild-life. All the staff were generally very courteous... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth av visit. Great value for your money. The rooms are charming and clean, the outdoor areas are well maintained and all staff are very kind and helpfull. The functioning manager, HR manager, was especially helpfull. We definately recommend a stay at Sepilok Nature Lodge.

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Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

This Lodge suited us perfectly. The accommodation was modest but comfortable. The staff were friendly. The food was good. We stayed the 3d2n package which was worth it. This gave us 4 river trips which is important as there is no guarantee on seeing wild life. As it happened we were lucky enough to see elephants on the 1st trip... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Arriving here was a bit of a surprise. Its a little gem in the middle of nowhere. It seems like a resort/ low budget hotel, but their dorms are super clean and nice. The town had only one street food market near by, just next to the the park entrance. Its a 10 minute walk from the park and a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of days for the river safari, the lodge came with the safari package. You have to get here by bus, then boat across the river. We were welcomed by the nice staff, got a welcoming drink and got informed about the safari schedule and the lodge by a very sweet and shy intern. The... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We opted for the usual 3D/2N package and stayed in a four person dorm. It was not high season so we had the dorm to ourselves. The rooms and beds were a little tired and shabby. The beds had thin mattresses and old rough linen. The rooms were fan cooled. But, it is really humid here so some might prefer... More 

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Montreux, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Booked a 2-night/3-day river cruise with Nature Lodge Kinabatangan through Harbourside Backpackers in Sandakan for 370RM (sleeping in a 4-bed dorm - private rooms are available too). Went with low expectations since it was in the jungle, I expected standards to be low, and to have lot of creepy crawlies around. Was greeted with quite the opposite - the dorm... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Nature lodge is next to the River and in the jungle. Good spot, very good food. Several trips in the river to see wildlife. We didn't see orang utans, but a lot of monkeys, elephants, hornbills, crocs and more. Before and after the 3 day trip we Stayed at Nature Lodge Sepilok. Really nice hostel. New and perfect beds, hot... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rustic chalets and dormitory rooms set in Kampung Bilit Kinabatangan, be ready to watch abundance of wildlife from the comfort of boat rides. Transfers to and fro Nature Lodge Kinabatangan and meals are included in the tour prices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nature Lodge Kinabatangan

Address: Kampung Bilit, Sandakan, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: $88 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Nature Lodge Kinabatangan 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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Nature Lodge Kinabatangan Hotel Sandakan
Nature Lodge Kinabatangan Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
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