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    Osman's Homestay

    Kinabatangan river, a few minutes by boat from Sukau village, Sukau, Malaysia
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    • Excellent70%
    • Very good14%
    • Average3%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible7%
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    “his wife” (27 reviews)
    “sense of humour” (12 reviews)
    “local family” (6 reviews)
    Breakfast included
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    21 - 25 of 85 reviews

    Reviewed 29 November 2016

    Osman is quite a character: he talks almost too much and has no filters, however, he´s a really good man, interesting and reeeeally motivated. His family is very nice. His wife, who deals with the reservations by telephone and whatsapp, is also a really good...More

    3  Thank Edvard D
    Reviewed 27 November 2016

    I stayed with Osman from the 21st - 23rd of November. Osman is an incredible guide; he has worked with David Attenborough, and his relentless approach meant that were the only tourists to see pygmy elephants that day. His whole family were really hospitable, serving...More

    1  Thank tashperros
    Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

    If you want to see elephants, this is the place. Of course it is not 100% sure, but Osman has contacts who tells him about their position, so the chances are higher here than other resorts, and we got to be very close to them,...More

    Thank Simon G
    Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

    I can't comment on Osman's ability as a guide for the kinabantangan as unfortunately we didn't get that far. We had booked to stay for two nights, in particular because of the reviews and David Attenborough links. Our booking was done by text message and...More

    1  Thank ChinaGed
    Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

    Amazing couple of days with Osman and his family. His wife, Yante is a great cook and keeps the house very clean. Osman went out of his way to ensure that we had a great stay. Couldn't recommend highly enough. We saw so much wide...More

    1  Thank Tommy W
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    • 4
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    • Sabah >
    • Kinabatangan District >
    • Sukau
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    loopysilvette
    11 July 2017|
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    Response from Beatrice1992 | Reviewed this property |
    This is his wife's phone number: +60 (0) 19 841 5259. Her name is Yanti, she is extremely helpful and responds very quickly to messages on WhatsApp. I'm not sure if staying in another lodge is possible - it's probably less... More
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    17 March 2015|
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    Response from Patrizia S | Reviewed this property |
    Don't go there!Hi! Two days ago my boyfriend and I were at Osman's Homestay. First: the prices and the activities are different. It is 70rm per person for one night including meals and 50rm per per person for one trip on the... More
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    "The rooms are basic, clean and have pedestal fans. Shared bathroom and western toilets."
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    "Rustic cabin on the river"
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