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    Sukau Rainforest Lodge

    Sukau, Lower Kinabatangan River | 2 1/2 hours from Sandakan by boat, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good25%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “pygmy elephants” (106 reviews)
    “the river” (257 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 629 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I stayed here for three days and two nights, half november. That is in low-season and I can only encourage you to do that as well. The place is much quieter and far more enjoyable. First of all it's less crowded on the river and...More

    Thank Johan_Cauwels
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here as part of a tour of Sabah taking in Sandakan, Selinghan Island, Danum Valley and Kota Kinabalu. Our experience at Sukau was wonderful - the accommodation, service and facilities were considerably better than we were expecting at a lodge in the middle...More

    Thank Michael866
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We were here to view animals in nature. didn't expect such fine food or air conditioning. The boardwalks through the woods were a plus - especially when encountering pig-tailed macaques. Bold little fellows - that would snatch unattended riverside breakfast items if not guarded,

    Thank pyrolithos
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Wonderful place in an amazing setting. After a long day we were cheerfully greeted, shown and encouraged, how to wear a sarong, and personally shown to our rooms. There¹s a small bar, a shop, a dip pool, and walkways round the area. We were lucky...More

    Thank MagicTorchster
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Our stay was 3 nights, part of the "Borneo Big 5" Experience, which also included 3 nights in the Danum Valley (see review of the Borneo Rainforest Lodge). We were picked up at the airport in Sandakan and taken to Sepilok Orangatan Sanctuary where we...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • 20
    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • Kinabatangan District
    • Also Known As
    • Sukau Rainforest Hotel Sabah ,
    • Sukau Rainforest Lodge Kinabatangan District, Sabah
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    Traveller (492)
    Room & Suite (68)
    Dining (24)
    Pool & Beach (20)
    Hotel & Grounds (457)
    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    Des R
    15 November 2017|
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    Response from CaleyS | Reviewed this property |
    We only saw the 2 resident ones and only at a distance. However you can never guarantee what you’ll see!
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    Kacer99
    4 September 2017|
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    Response from TimothyT_BET | Property representative |
    Hi Kacer, Much apologies as I've just seen your question. All the tours apart from the Orang Utan excursion to gomantong cave (if you take the orang utan search tour) are completely by river boat. That means that just plain... More
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    Elizabeth M
    15 August 2017|
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    Response from TimothyT_BET | Property representative |
    Hi Elizabeth, we can't wait to have you. In terms of amenities in the rooms, we provide soap/shampoo in the rooms via a dispenser in the interest of reducing plastic waste. The liquid cleanser is both a soap and shampoo... More
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    "The chalets look great, I'd give these a go next time instead of staying in the main lodge."
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