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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 December 2015

From the moment we arrived we felt welcomed and looked after by the warm and friendly team at the lodge. The room was very comfortable and clean with plenty of space and a lovely hot shower and although there was no a/c, the ceiling fan provided just enough breeze to keep us cool. We were extremely well fed by the...

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Cincinnati
Reviewed 8 December 2015

2 and 1/2 boat ride through the jungle to the Lodge. Everyone was extremely friendly and went out of their way to help. We were greeted with lemonade and that after the afternoon tea we would be taking a smaller boat tour to explore the area. The lodge has a walking trail that goes out into the rainforest and shortly...

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Bingley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This place is a dream. It's in a great place for wildlife - which is unpredictable still - so I want to write more about the place itself. The food is great, nice options and always well cooked. You sit with strangers which forces you to have a good time with people sharing your experience. The rooms are brilliant. Very...

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Rayleigh
Reviewed 2 December 2015

exceptional food, staff, ambiance, service, abundance of wildlife and super massages! A wonderful slice of luxury in the rainforest, we spotted the Borneo Big 5 whilst here! Staff go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. Some of the best food we have ever had as well! Can't wait to go back. This is the lodge David Attenborough...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2015

An excellent place to stay for viewing rainforest and river wildlife. Clean and well organised facilities, friendly and helpful staff and a variety of delicious food. The trips and guides we experienced were all excellent. We would definitely return to Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

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1Thank Wendy S
Adelaide
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Nestled amongst a rainforest and river, only accessible by boat. Huge community feel, welcoming, amazing staff. Highly informative and educational. Wildlife galore. If in Sandakan, don't miss an opportunity to stay here. Owned and run by Borneo Eco Tours - second to none!

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1Thank LettiKemp
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We were fortunate to stay here last week for 2 nights/3days as part of a longer trip we'd planned in Sabah. What a great experience! What made Sukau a great place to stay was... - Fantastic river cruises to explore the rainforest & river system!! You get to go out early morning & late afternoon but can also opt to...

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Fort St. John, BC
Reviewed 18 November 2015

The Sukau Rainforest Lodge is truly a cut above. The staff were outstanding and so helpful in every way - and when it came to the naturists and guides they were incredible with their knowledge and their ability to spot wildlife was uncanny. I was left in awe constantly at the things that they could pick out in the jungle...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We were unsure what to expect from this trip other than the possibility of seeing orangutans in the wild. Wow, we were in for a rewarding experience. The boat journey along to the Lodge gives a taster of what to expect and upon arrival at the lodge you know you are in for something out of the ordinary. The Lodge...

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London
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights and had a really great stay. Our guide Lee was brilliant... he was enthusiastic and amiable and made the experience thoroughly enjoyable. It was fascinating going up and down the river and it's tributaries looking for wildlife. We saw a lot of birds, including King fishers and Hornbills, as well as Orangutan, Proboscis monkeys and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The award winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge nestles on the banks of one of Borneo's most important waterways, the Kinabatangan River, home to many of Borneo's magnificent wildlife. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the rainforest and the cacophany of its inhabitants, its majestic birds, all 7 species of Borneo Primates including Borneo's iconic Proboscis Monkey, Orangutans in their natural habitat as well as herds of Borneo Pygmy Elephants. Sukau Rainforest Lodge offers the rare comfort and luxury in the midst of the Borneo Rainforest whilst retaining an Eco-Lodge ethos, the delicate balance of true sustainability. We promise to give you and your family an experience you'll always remember and one you'll never regret. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Address: Sukau, Lower Kinabatangan River | 2 1/2 hours from Sandakan by boat, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Kinabatangan District
Hotel Class:3 star — Sukau Rainforest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Sukau Rainforest Hotel Sabah
Sukau Rainforest Lodge Kinabatangan District, Sabah
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