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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sabah Tea Garden Cottages does not portray itself as a hotel. However, it was disappointing that we had no TV reception (the cable was malfunctioning and not immediately fixable), no coffee, no whitener/creamer/milk, no hair dryer, power surges, nearest wifi about 100 metres from the...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about the accommodation is the scenery and views of Mount Kinabalu. Unfortunately there was a lot of mist around when we were there but it still looked spectacular. The cottages were cute - a little basic and probably could do with some...More

Thank Emma P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location - superb Scenery - superb Peace and quiet - superb You wouldn't stay here for the facilities and quality - it is what it is and is ideally located for the outstanding scenery and views of sunset and sunrise over Mount Kinabalu. As a...More

Thank happy56traveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view across their dining area was amazing! I would say that this is a rather touristy place but worth exploring. Great for photos and the food is pretty nice as well! Service wasn’t exceptional but their staff were really helpful and understanding:) Will visit...More

Thank EuniceTarsicia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've mixed feelings about our stay here, it is such a beautiful setting, and an interesting spot with a WWII memorial, the restaurant overlooking part of the plantation and Mt Kinabalu really does have spectacular views and there is a tea factory onsite that you...More

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No leeches during our stay. Hardly any mosquitoes. But Malaysia being a tropical country it would be good to have insects repellent ready. A very nice quaint place. Go for the cottage please
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The road up to the cottages is steep and a bit bumpy but perfectly OK. However it was dry when we were there- check if it is rainy season! The cottages only have views from outside- all are good. The best view is down at the... More
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