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Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Stayed for two nights with a family of 5. What's really great about Paganakan Dii is the lengths they go to make your stay special. On the night we arrived they organized a night safari in Sepilok for me and my two sons. Best part of the trip we saw everything from Pygmy scorpions and pit vipers to fireflies. The...

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Reviewed 25 August 2012 via mobile

Great retreat with amazing view. We stayed in the dorm (30RM pp) which was by far the nicest dorm i slept in. You wake up looking at the sunrise over the jungle. The staff is really friendly and helps you with your travel arrangements. The food is also Ok. (10RM Dinner). The portions are a little bit small, but with...

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Thank sol2323
Reviewed 22 August 2012

We stayed for two nights in a chalet & wished our itinerary allowed for longer. The setting is beautiful & the thoughtful layout just encourages you to feel relaxed. The staff were helpful & did everything with a smile. The pick of our accommodation in Sabah. We were still a little hungry after breakfast but how can you complain if...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Paganakan Dii was the best place we have stayed while backpacking in Borneo. First of all Borneo is the best! and to sleep in this budget friendly but peaceful place was an amazing experience for us. In the midst of the jungle close to the orangutan rehabilitation centre. The retreat has spacious dorms (but also single or double rooms) one...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 6 August 2012

I stayed one night in a double room (in a hut actually). Very clean, very nice rooms, staff is helpful. Nice balcony. Hotel right in the jungle, bathroom (attached to the room) is outside (I mean only a roof). It is beautiful and interesting but as it is outside it is very warm in the toilets during the day... There...

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Astana, Kazakhstan
Reviewed 4 August 2012

We stayed here for one night after visiting the Sepilok Orangutan Centre. I was suprised by the size of this lodge. it is really huge. If you descend down the path, you will find yourself in the Dharma like ruins of the entertainment park. Overall, great place to stay. The only problem that it is surrounded by palm oil plantations....

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2012

We really enjoyed our stay here - the chalets are just what you might expect of a jungle retreat, with a bit of luxury thrown in. Great views over the jungle, lovely inside/ outside en suite bathrooms, good aircon and relaxed friendly staff and restaurant area. So helpful, and the transport arrangement to Sepilok so easy and convenient. Kids loved...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2012

We stayed 4 nights here and had one of their Ridge stilt huts, with air con, simple room with a sliding door to a balcony in the jungle - amazing! The bathroom was modern and when having a shower you were semi-outside which added to our jungle experience. The people who run the place are ace, so happy to help...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2012

We stayed at Pagankan Dii for two nights in June and prior to arriving, we found that the communications with the hotel regarding how to get there from the airport and trips was really good. On arrival, you can see the location is lovely. Set back from the main road you have great jungle views and it is on top...

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Reviewed 6 July 2012

Great spacious double rooms with fan and air-con. Big comfy beds with mozzie nets. Big sliding doors that open out onto ridge top views of the jungle. Very tranquil and serene location. Hammocks and deck chairs to just hang out on and listen to sounds of jungle. But a few KMs away from main road hidden in a deer park...

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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 Hotel Sepilok
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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