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Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat

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Dardilly, France
Reviewed 20 May 2013

This is for sure THE location I will mainly remember from Borneo ! The place is very nice, in the middle of the nature, the staff is really nice and always helpful, free shuttle to the main areas. Of course, if you like 5 stars hôtels, you will be disappointed ! But if you like observing the nature, taking care...

Thank nfont
Reviewed 8 May 2013

The location is Amaizing,the room are fantastic with super view (we got the duplex delux, which is not expensive for what you get). The food is very good (and everyday with nice options if you are vegetarian). I guess the best part was the staff, always helpfull and with a big smile! 100% RECOMENDED!

Thank Sebastian P
Reviewed 4 May 2013

We stayed here in Feb 2013. Having taken the bus from KK. we were collected from Sepilok Roundabout by the staff, taken back to this little Oasis in the Rainforest. Only small, but the people are lovely. they run a free shuttle to and from Sepilok Orang utan sanctuary. they will also arrange other trips. Labuk Probiscus monkey sanctuary not...

Thank kaznsue
Reviewed 20 April 2013 via mobile

This place was just lovely. Nestled in the jungle, the rooms are all cosy huts with stunning views (especially from the shower!) the staff were all very friendly. They offered free transport to/from Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary. The food was nice and it had free water.

Thank Person28
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 12 April 2013

This place had everything going for it. Beautiful rooms, decent price, great staff and lovely grounds. The only reason it is not a 5 is because of the food. There is a preset menu that you choose from every day for your dinner. The food was not that good or plentiful. Breakfast was included and came out cold. Since we...

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Hasselt, Belgium
Reviewed 8 April 2013

During my trip to Malaysia, I have spent a few days in this jungle resort. I thought it was a wonderful oasis. The outdoor shower overlooking the jungle, the wok as a sink and the chalets on stilts make sure you really get into another world. There was also enough vegetarian food available at a reasonable price. From here I...

Thank Koenenco
Reviewed 30 March 2013

We stayed three nights here in mid March. Communication via email before was very prompt and helpful, with them organising us a taxi from the airport. This is a little isolated and about 20 - 30 mins from the airport. We loved it! It is quiet and serene, and our ridge hut opened onto the jungle. They offer a free...

1Thank galaxykent
Hue, Vietnam
Reviewed 17 March 2013

We were recommended to this little retreat by a handful of friends and we weren't disappointed. As the saying goes "you get what you see on the packet". The whole staff are very obliging and its a wonderful place to stop and reflect. The chalets are quaint (although they can be hot when closed up all day) and its lovely...

1Thank Jules N
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2013

I'm a little late in writing this review but as the saying goes, better late than never! My partner and I stayed here for a few nights back in September as part of a two and a half week trip we had organised to travel around Malaysia. The idea of rainforest/treetop accommodation (and we are no hippies!) appealed and we...

1Thank Lucidavis86
Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We know this hotel since 2009 . We stayied there 5 times . At the begginning Paganakan was wonderfull . They built an extention , not really welldone , and since then the quality started to decrease .The menu changed .They reduce the choice and the quantity become smaller , The surrounding of the reception and the restaurant need to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Paganakan Dii is the perfect retreat to experience Nature in its most serene and natural state. Built on a site high above the surrounding foliage, the combination of cool longhouses and cosy duplex chalets makes for an experience worth a thousand images. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat

Address: Mile 14 | Jalan Labuk, Sandakan, Sepilok 90000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sepilok
Price Range: ₹ 907 - ₹ 2,526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Sepilok, Malaysia - Sabah
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“The longhouses are cheaper but have no A/C but have fans near each bed. You can book a private room for more money and get A/C”
nicole1286, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any of the cabins on the Ridge”
Steveskipton, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the rainforest view (4 beds) but the traveller dormitories looked good too.x”
SueW874, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ridge view huts have a wonderful view.”
Lazybones11, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get Ridge view hut (less noise/other guests, has quaint/outdoorsy feel (loved it), mosquito netting double bed was sanctuary from mosquitoes”
CassieT180, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
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