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Sukau River Lodge

18 reviews
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good11%
  • Average41%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible5%
19 Aug 2014
“Rundown and basic”
10 Aug 2014
“Malaysian Holiday Highlight.”
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

We stayed here as part of our tour. When we pulled up outside and saw the sign saying backpaker lodge my hopes sank. The accommodation is very basic with no fridge for cold water. The shower in both our room and the room next door...More

Thank Vicki P
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

The highlight of our family holiday to Sabah. The river cruises were amazing and our guides were extremely knowledgeable and very accomodating. They have inspired our children to become photographers and taught them so much. Peter and his staff were wonderful. Food was amazing. We...More

Thank Marita E
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

The host at this place cannot do enough for you. Really they are lovely and the bend over backwards for you. The accommodation is shabby but some times businesses are just surviving and clearly can't afford the investment. The way I see it your going...More

Thank KevinBirminghamuk
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We stayed with friends for two nights. Our travel agent did advise us this would be basic, but it is rundown and damp and below acceptable standards for tourist accommodation. Sukau River Lodge consists of separate lodges which are quite a distance away from the...More

Thank DebbieAdelaide
Reviewed 22 March 2014

The lodge is run down but the staff were attentive and the meals, whilst only basic Malay, were delicious. Our room was clean and comfortable. We travelled down the river during our stay and were privileged to see a mature male Orangutan in the wild...More

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Malaysia > Sabah > Kinabatangan District > Sukau
Also Known As
Sukau River Lodge Kinabatangan District
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"I don't think there are any good rooms!"
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"Don't expect luxury, but if you like nature, you will have the time of your life!"
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"There are only cabins but dont be put off by the appearance of them (they arent very well maintained)"
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"Make sure you get you cottage in phase 3 of the lodge. The others seemed very run down."
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