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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

If you want 5 stars you will get many millions of them in the sky. Lodgings are basic and clean. Various activities occur daily from twice daily river safaris where you can see a wide range of jungle animals and birdlife. Walks and lunch in the local village. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Food is OK if you like... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Situated about 2 hours by bus from Sandakan and then a short river boat cruise down the Kinabatangan river from the village of Bilit you will arrive in what feels like the jungles of Borneo. And if you're headed to Borneo isn't that what you're after? From the minute you step off the boat you'll be on boardwalks raised above... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Bilit, a town of a couple of hundred, is two hours' drive from Sandakan along roads which are mostly under construction. The Lodge is across the Kinabatangan River and downstream far enough to be away from town lights. Boats ferry guests to the Lodge. The main building is an open-air structure up a ramp from the river. Other lodges are... More 

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Clontarf, Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

My first impression was wow, this really is in the jungle. The hotel can only be approached by a small boat trip up the Kinabatangan River. After arriving at the jetty, you realise that you are away from it all, a phone network but certainly no wifi. The rooms are in groups of four situated at intervals along the raised... More 

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Dubbo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This is situated in the jungle along with some neighbouring resorts. Boat trips up and down the river allow you to see wildlife in their natural habitat. We saw pigmy elephants, proboscis monkeys, macaques and many types of birds. Some others also saw crocodiles and otters. A civet also paid a visit to the area below the dining platform on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Right next to the Kinabatangan river, just can get reached by boat. Perfect for some river cruises and wildlife adventures like birdwatching and jungle experiences with a beautiful view to the river. Rooms are really nice and big. The food was also very good specially the breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

We went here for the 2D2N tour from Sepilok Jungle Resort. It was reasonably priced considering food and accommodation were included, and we had an amazing time and saw some amazing wildlife. The staff and rangers were all great and it was the highlight of our 8 days in Borneo. Make sure you do the night walk. It's only 10... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Bilit is at the outskirts of the rainforest- so don't expect plush rooms / mobile signals and internet connectivity. What you do get is an opportunity to go on River Cruises and Jungle Walks to see the local wildlife which is quite abundant in the area. The food is quite basic and there are no alternatives to the fare that... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights as part of a 10 day Trip A Deal Borneo Adventure. We cannot speak highly enough of this hotel. The staff could not do enough for us. The manager, Nelson, was very informative and most helpful. Our air-con was not working and with hesitation immediately moved us into another room. The food was excellent... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

We did a 2d1n tour tour sepilok, staying overnight in bilit adventure lodge and I must to say the whole experience was magnificent. The staff and guides were incredibly helpful and informative. Our guides were ray and mus, both of whom went above and beyond to ensure we enjoyed our trip. (Mus took us on boat trip and we spotted... More 

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Additional Information about Bilit Adventure Lodge

Address: Lot 3A Gr. Floor | Block 13, Jalan Tiga, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: $237 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bilit Adventure Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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