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Laban Rata

Mt Kinabalu Mountain Trail, Kundasang, Ranau 88000, Malaysia
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Apr 9 Apr 10
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    Reviewed January 8, 2017

    We climbed Mt Kinabalu on Christmas day so we spent the previous evening and night in Laban Rata guesthouse. We stayed in Buttercup 2, these rooms are the non dorm rooms so we had a bit of privacy and a private bathroom. Upon arrival we...More

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    Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

    This is the place you rest for a few hours before continuing summit push next morning as the one day summit trip is no longer available at this point in time. All the facilities are very basic as you can read from other reviews. The...More

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    Reviewed October 18, 2016

    Room was clean, we were in a dorm for 4, very little sleep as other people in building quite noisy and right next to bathroom. Food good and there was plenty of it. Really need to sort showers, no hot water at all. All in...More

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    Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

    Does the job! No other options but gives you what you need - food and a place to lay your head for a few hours! There is a shop that sells chocolate, crisps, bottled water, biscuits and other snacks. They also sell nice home made...More

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    Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

    After a hard days climbing, and with another days worth to come, Laban Rata Lodge is exactly what you need. A bed, a buffet and a shop. The views are incredible, and it's perfectly placed between the day climb and the path to the summit....More

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    Jofre G
    is laban rata a wifi zone? do you have internet?
    August 11, 2016|
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    Paint-Pots
    Hi there, How much is an upgrade to a private room (per person) currently? Thank you! April
    June 20, 2016|
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    Response from MicheleMorada | Reviewed this property |
    Hello! Private room for 2 persons is RM 1572. Inclusive of 5 meals.
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    kow can i book and when shall i pay it?
    November 17, 2015|
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    Room Tips
    "Try and get one of the private buttercup rooms, there are 3 i believe"
    MrHoeson, 2 months agoRead review
    "Rooms on the 2nd floor are quieter."
    MicheleMorada, over a year agoRead review
    "Go for private rooms"
    DGE2014, over a year agoRead review
    "Advanced booking required, at least 3 months before your hiking."
    constance_yikying, over a year agoRead review
    "None. There was no good room I was aware of. Although Lagadan Hut did offer a good sunset view."
    Jonathan O, over a year agoRead review
    "Rely on good luck! :-)"
    OZS969, over a year agoRead review
    "Remember your earplugs and do not expect much sleep"
    David S, over a year agoRead review
    "Choose a private one with hot water for showering."
    DistantTraveller8, over a year agoRead review
    "The Waras dorms are away from the main building. that means that if it rains, you have to trek up 50 meters..."
    geophilhk, over a year agoRead review
    "Book a private room."
    Zumsey, over a year agoRead review
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