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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful accommodation looked like a show home with plenty of room for six. Incredibly friendly and welcoming staff, lovely food. It's great to have access to the pools in the evening after the day visitors have left 18h30-21h00 (make sure you leave enough time to fill the bath it can take hours. Couldn't fault it.

1Thank IIChoperII
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have booked the Premiere Palm Villa for 2 nights and for the price we got it, it's definitely a bargain! The perfect getaway for family with Kids. A lot of fun activities where you can enjoy with your kids. Staying at the reserve doesn't give you complimentary entrance into the hot springs area but the entrance fee is very...

Thank Helga O
Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We came here the day after climbing the Mountain, after the long day we were hot and tired, the drive took around an hour, when we got here we were not sure if we were in the right place, so we drove through into the hot springs reception and found the reception. The staff were really polite and helpful here,...

Thank Julie1899Julie
Reviewed 24 May 2016

A worthwhile visit where you get to enjoy a lot of things. My fave was waterfalls with "fish spa" where dead skin cells are eaten away. It didn't hurt but was tickled! For the more adventurous, canopy walk is a must! There are four walks which you need to gorder through but it certainly was quite thrilling! Of course, not...

Thank lel0525
Kota Kinabalu
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Stayed in Jungle Lodge for 1 night, the chalet is lovely, comes with a pretty living room and a bed room with King size bed, just nice for couple for family with 1 or 2 small kids. I have stayed in a number of properties managed by Sutera Sanctuary Lodges and they never fail for surprise me with beautiful design...

Thank Sabah_Girl
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We stayed at Sutera Sanctuary Lodge in Poring as part of a package tour with Downbelow. The service at the hotel was terrific – the staff went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable. Ronnal in particular greeted us upon check-in, helped us upgrade our room and get entrance into the park, and he even drove us down the...

1Thank RR_Yangon
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Pros: Its a wonderful villa with a great view. We stayed in a three bedded villa with friends & family. Had a great time. Nicely renovated and nice deco. Its very quiet and secluded. Cons: It took 4 hours from the airport to reach this place. And one hour from Kinabalu reserve. We drove to Kinabalu reserve for a walk...

Thank nims71
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This place is beautifully and romantically done. Although the tubs looks a little run down but they are actually upgrading the place slowly. We had the Jungle Lodge room which to our surprise, It was excellent and lovely. It was like a little bungalow house to us. It has a nice veranda, big lounge, lovely bedroom, separate bath and massive...

2Thank Kim G
Penang, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 February 2016

I stay at here for a night b4 climbing Mt Kinabalu at the next day. It is included in the Mt Kinabalu 3D2N climbing package. Hence I do not know the actual price for a night at here. Anyway, it is worth to spend a day at here, there is many activities (hot spring, canopy walk, waterfall...) to do &...

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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent service From the moment you arrive you been made to be feel special all staff are friendly and helpful including the restaurant The place itself is beautiful and clean and is a really good place to enjoy your self and to relax and enjoy what Sabah has to offer I definitely will come back Thank you Rannol

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Poring Hot Springs, Sabah's most famous hot water spring, is located amongst the foot hills of Mt. Kinabalu near Ranau, with accommodation ad restaurants managed by Sutera Sanctuary Lodges. The hot spring located about 3 hours from Kota Kinabalu, is managed by Sabah Parks whilst Sutera Sanctuary Lodges manages the various accommodation and dining facilities. The nature reserve and humid lowlands offer botanical attractions such as orchids, rare butterflies and the world's largest bloom, the Rafflesia. The curative waters of this popular local hot spring rejuvenates aching muscles after the challenging climb to Mount Kinabalu. The excellent collection of tropical plants includes more than 500 orchid species. Located on the Park's boundary at the edge of the Mamut River, Poring Hot Springs & Nature Reserve offers a butterfly centre, an orchid conservation centre, a five acre tropical garden with an animal rehabilitation farm, picnic areas, hot pools and the most famous canopy walkway overlooking the forests. Poring's hot pool is located in a clearing in the forest, one must cross a short suspension bridge over the Mamut River. From there the path leads past some old trees and a grove of Gigantochloa Levis, giant bamboo species from which Poring got its name. Water temperature in the 5 hot springs ranges between 49 to 60 degrees celcius. Visitors can enjoy a refreshing dip in the swimming pool or soak in sulphurous water channelled from the hot springs into tiled pools and tubs. ... more   less 

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Address: Kundasang, Kinabalu National Park | A4 Road 89308, Poring, Ranau 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Ranau > Poring
Price Range: ₹ 2,815 - ₹ 19,306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Poring Hot Spring & Nature Reserve 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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