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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Don't expect a 4 star hotel. Do expect clean, friendly, secure wonderful place that will let you see amazing things while you stay there. The food was excellent and a cold beer always available to quench your thirst.

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3Thank Bruce C
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Upon arrival from Sandakan we received a warm welcome from the owner Walter. He discussed the lodge facilities and talked about our interests in wildlife. We arrived at 10pm, so we had the rest of the morning and early afternoon to spend at our leisure around the lodge before our boat ride. We took a brief walk in the forest...

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2Thank Eric L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 September 2015

My husband and I were so excited as we pulled up to the Borneo Nature Lodge by boat. What a way to get to a hotel! It really set the tone for this part of our journey through Borneo. Having read the reviews, I knew this was considered a more rustic lodge, and perhaps it was if you are comparing...

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2Thank cwatkins88
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Right on the river, very close to the interesting little streams the boats go up to find animals. And with a good trail out of the back for bird watching. The only downside is the presence of elephants, which mean that you really have to be careful walking in the forest. The accomodation was better than we expected, reading the...

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3Thank BarnabyBriggs
Redhill
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Located right on the bank of the Kinabatong river Borneo Nature Lodge provides a comfortable night stay in the middle of a rainforest. Its ecologically friendly using solar power and electricity combined. The resturant provides a meal fit for a king in the middle of know where!which is no mean feat! With longtailed macaques swinging from trees right above your...

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3Thank HelsRedhill
Haslemere
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This Lodge is right on the river and accessible only by boat. Taking that into consideration what they do is marvellous. The chalets are clean and spacious and the beds comfortable but firm. The food is acceptable and is served buffet style. My wife and I stayed there for two nights which was long enough. It was a chore to...

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3Thank Bracken3Haslemere
Melbourne
Reviewed 30 August 2015

The Lodge is nestled in the forest amidst the wild jungle and it is a delightful experience to live with the smells, sights and sounds of the animals is a real treat. The staff are very attentive and work hard to ensure your stay is optimal. The wildlife is extraordinary and due to the variety of animals, everyone has a...

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1Thank CheeseheadMelbourne
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I spent 3 days here and it was unbelievable. Accommodation better than expected , food very good but best of all the friendly staff and amazing wildlife. On our first day saw a mother and her baby orangutan at the lodge who had come to enjoy the fruit trees, then arrive the macaques. Went on a jungle walk and trekked...

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2Thank jackieahutchings
Lucca, Italy
Reviewed 26 August 2015

The Kinabatangan River has many lodges, but when we travel there we thought about a cozy and not crowded accommodation value for money. Bingo, at Borneo Nature Lodge we have found what we were looking for. Very nice location facing the river, very cozy chalets, spacious rooms and excellent food. The staff is very friendly and accommodating with guests. The...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We stayed at the Borneo Nature Lodge two weeks ago for two nights and it was wonderful. We had three boat cruises with Ken who was great -- really knowledgable, informative, and funny. We were incredibly lucky. In addition to extraordinary birds, we also were able to see pygmy elephants, several species of monkeys, crocodiles, and boars. Our cabin was...

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An eco-friendly lodge nestled along the riverbank of Kinabatangan river the longest and biggest river in Sabah.The Lower Kinabatangan is one of Sabah's most splendid natural treasures and the richest concentration of wildlife in South East Asia. The lodge has 12 rooms with an additional twin-sharing handicapped friendly room equipped with air-condition and attached bathroom. Appreciate the "Green" details practise by the lodge where at night all electrical items run on solar power. ... more   less 

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Address: No. 41 Block 3, 1st Floor, Prima Square, Phase 1, Mile 4, North Road, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: ₹ 10,956 - ₹ 38,895 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Borneo Nature Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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