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Sepilok Nature Resort

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sun bear”(93 reviews)
“night walk”(60 reviews)
“small lake”(27 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Private Balcony
Pool
Hidden amongst a veritable treasure trove of tropical plants and grasses, hug trees and spectacular orchids in bloom, the quaint bungalows of the Sepilok Nature Resort are within walking distance of the world-famous Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, precious home of the last wild Orang...
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Location and contact
Sepilok Nature Resort 2.5 Km Jalan Sepilok, Sepilok 90000, Malaysia
12.7 km to Sandakan Airport
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent place to stay if you want to make the most of visiting Sepilok and the Sun bear sanctuary as they are only a 2 minute walk so you can come back to relax on your hammock in between visits. Very clean and comfortable rooms...More

1  Thank ozmaclassie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Most fantastic Palace to relax on. Beautiful house with relaxing bed outside. Very Good food and fantastic employed. I feed the big fish after My breakfirst and then i relax in the hanging chair watching all the beautiful flowers and borde. They have very...More

2  Thank Anneli W
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my second day in Borneo when I arrived at the Sepilok Nature Resort – it was a great spot to settle down and to "arrive". The bungalows are spacious and very clean, the resort is like a huge botanical garden - all well...More

Thank Ulrike R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful setting around a lake with small and large chalets, of a high standard. All main attractions a few minutes walk away. Impeccable and friendly service, good selections of juices, cocktails and an excellent resturant. Spoilt only by self entitled american family who demanded a...More

Thank SVLondonuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time at the Resort. Very ideal location to base yourself if you want to visit the Orang Utan and Sun Bear reserve. However, meals are expensive and not too tasty. Problem is, you’re pretty much stuck with the choice as the location...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$39 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$39 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (761)
Room & Suite (123)
Dining (50)
Pool & Beach (4)
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catkar523
18 July 2018|
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Response from Scott B | Reviewed this property |
Lonely Planet guide to Borneo states malaria is not generally a problem in Borneo, except at jungle camps. We traveled all over and didn’t take any malaria prophylaxis.
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Tracy S
6 July 2018|
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Response from treking | Reviewed this property |
There are many taxis waiting for riders at Sepilok in the shared parking area of the Sunbear and Orangutan Rescues. In April 2018, it cost us 50 MYR to go the reverse route from Central Sandakan to the sanctuaries for a... More
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colorlady
25 June 2018|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
There is a website and I have just checked that it is still in place. We booked through the website
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Room Tips
"Ask for a resort view, which gives a view over the lake. Some chalets face into the jungle."
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"We asked for the rooms furthest away from the restaurant area; they had a lovely water view and were very..."
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"Don't think there are any bad rooms"
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"Lake views are best"
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