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Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat

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Hue, Vietnam
Reviewed 17 March 2013

We were recommended to this little retreat by a handful of friends and we weren't disappointed. As the saying goes "you get what you see on the packet". The whole staff are very obliging and its a wonderful place to stop and reflect. The chalets are quaint (although they can be hot when closed up all day) and its lovely...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2013

I'm a little late in writing this review but as the saying goes, better late than never! My partner and I stayed here for a few nights back in September as part of a two and a half week trip we had organised to travel around Malaysia. The idea of rainforest/treetop accommodation (and we are no hippies!) appealed and we...

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Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We know this hotel since 2009 . We stayied there 5 times . At the begginning Paganakan was wonderfull . They built an extention , not really welldone , and since then the quality started to decrease .The menu changed .They reduce the choice and the quantity become smaller , The surrounding of the reception and the restaurant need to...

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Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2013

Stayed here in June 2012. The staff were super friendly and helpful. Located close to the Orangutans and I'd recommend staying in Sepilok over Sandakan. The rooms were basic but nice. We booked a Duplex stilt hut as there were 3 of us but would've been better if there was a mosquito net over the double bunk in the room...

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Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 12 February 2013 via mobile

Great place to relax. Secluded location, comfortable. Free shuttle service is wonderful. Staff are friendly and helpful. Though they could have given a bit better advice regarding the bus to Kota Kinabalu. Food was good but portions were a bit small and sometimes will be out of things if you don't preorder your lunch or dinner. Good free breakfast.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2013 via mobile

Most comfortable beds I've had in Borneo. Nice shower and quality design of the place. Good for the money. Free wifi and shuttle to orangutans and rainforest centre. Nothing immediately I can think of that I didn't like. Surprised by the bad reviews on here. I don't think their expectations were in line with the actual budget range.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2013 via mobile

Lovely jungle views, slept soundly and well. Maybe would not have been the case if the room next door wad occupied. Liked the showering "outside" and the quirky features of the place including big swing. Simple menu was available to purchase meals each day. Included breakfast was nice - omelette, sausage and toast. Good pick up and drop off to...

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Thank Sausageandeggs
Reviewed 3 February 2013 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights, I'm both dorm and stilted hut. Views are amasing over jungle. Can't believe this place is so cheap! Has a chic but minimalist style. Fits perfect in the jungle! Place is kept really clean and really does feel like a jungle retreat! Dorms are nice with fans and comfy new wooden bunks. Stilted Rooms are lovely....

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Tinbeerwah, Q, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2013

We stayed for 2 nights with our children in one of the new ridge buildings in December,on the recommendation of Lonely Planet Guide despite their being mixed reports on Trip Advisor! We had a fabulous time - it is so lovely to find a budget place that is designed aesthetically in a lovely setting. The staff were so lovely and...

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Belgium
Reviewed 6 January 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights in September and had a great time. They have a free shuttle that to the Sepilok Sanctuary and breakfast is included in the price. You can also eat (a pretty) dinner there every night, which is nice since there aren't that many other restaurants nearby (except near the sanctuary). It's a great place to...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Paganakan Dii is the perfect retreat to experience Nature in its most serene and natural state. Built on a site high above the surrounding foliage, the combination of cool longhouses and cosy duplex chalets makes for an experience worth a thousand images. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat

Address: Mile 14 | Jalan Labuk, Sandakan, Sepilok 90000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sepilok
Price Range: $21 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Any of the cabins on the Ridge”
 of 5 bubbles Steveskipton, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the rainforest view (4 beds) but the traveller dormitories looked good too.x”
 of 5 bubbles SueW874, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ridge view huts have a wonderful view.”
 of 5 bubbles Lazybones11, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get Ridge view hut (less noise/other guests, has quaint/outdoorsy feel (loved it), mosquito netting double bed was sanctuary from mosquitoes”
 of 5 bubbles CassieT180, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“a variety of rooms are available but they all have their own qualities and are quiet”
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