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Tabin Wildlife Resort

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights as part of our 2 week honeymoon to Borneo. Looking back, one night or maybe two would have been more than enough and we should've stayed elsewhere for a few nights as this was more expensive than other places we stayed which were just as nice. The room was lovely and clean (there were...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely a great opportunity to live a modern day orang asli. Connection to the outside world is limited to the free wifi at the cafe; there are no television or radio. All day long, guests get free therapeutic music from gibbons, birds and insects, as well as branches falling on the roof. Getting to the resort involve a...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The common area is nice. The river area was pretty. We stayed in a River A-Frame. It was nice because we didn't have to climb flights of stairs to get to the room. The old pillows were disgusting. Stained with mildew stains. We asked for new ones and got foam pillows in the same condition with clean pillow cases. One...

2Thank debbidoo1
Bury St Edmunds
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Spent 6 nights here and saw so much, including some very close views of Gibbons which I had failed to see on a previous trip to Borneo. Our guide Mohammad and our driver Ismail were both excellent and really went the extra mile to show us the local wildlife. The room was comfortable and clean, a few small problems with...

1Thank JTLMD
Reviewed 17 April 2017

well organize conservation area and a close to nature lodge accommodation to visit. very relaxing at night and the staff are very friendly. Nature guide are well nature educated. for bird watching try to survey the fruit season month which will helps on the bird spotting.

1Thank Naturetrekker
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great stay here for 2 nights The little lodges are ideal, clean, pretty and adequate for your stay. The site is set by a river and within the rainforest. The food was local and great and all of the staff were so friendly and genuine. We had some great treks and drives. Looking for the wildlife of...

Thank Alistair M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed 3 nights at Tabin and loved it. We chose the general package and enjoyed the activities like the mud volcano, but as birdwatchers we were always looking for wildlife and our guide Rafel was extremely accommodating. He took us for an extra 3 hour walk in the primary rainforest, birding and looking at plants along the way, which...

Thank redmill
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

After reading previous reviews, we stayed 3 nights here in one of the river cabins. While not deluxe accommodation, it was quite spacious with a lovely balcony overlooking the river and amazing air conditioning- which is a must for drying clothes after hiking in the humidity. The bathroom was a bit basic, but we weren't really visiting for the room...

Thank Tigsy B
Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Its a very nice resort and the serve excellent food. The bungalows are located with hill or river view. The tour guides know the local wildlife very well. If you would do some hiking ask gor the Elefant Trail, a 2h walk trough the jungle (the give you free rubber boots :-) Even if it was raining, I could do...

Thank AlfioDP
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2016

we stayed in chalets that are up from river that can involve over 60 steps! Next time id stay by river right in the resort . Accomodation very good and excellent guides. We found it very hard to know if this was the best reserve to visit in hope of seeing truly wild orangs,as we thought of Danum.No guide book...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tabin Was declared a wildlife reserve because of the large numbers of animal species inhabiting its forest, including several which are highly endangered. With a protected forest area of 120,500 hectares, Tabin plays an important role as a dedicated ground for the breeding of endangered wildlife and protected mammals in Sabah. Tabin Wildlife Resort offers visitor facilities and accommodation within the wildlife reserve to provide a comfortable stay whilst experiencing the spectacular Borneo flora and fauna. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tabin Wildlife Resort

Address: Jalan Tunku, Lahad Datu 91125, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Lahad Datu
Price Range: ₹ 32,579 - ₹ 33,937 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tabin Wildlife Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Tabin Wildlife Resort Lahad Datu, Sabah
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“Rooms are assigned by the resort. The River Lodges are on relatively level ground while there are steps to access to the hill lodges.”
moussie_1st, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“river view chalet”
Naturetrekker, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Requesting a river lodge is a MUST!”
rkeller86, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Mountain Lodge 2 was perfect. Private and not too far to walk (64 steps weren't a problem at all)”
alisonm429, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The river rooms have a ton less steps but the upper rooms look more interesting, if a bit more inconvenient.”
jeffreyjonkoch, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
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