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Bilit Adventure Lodge

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had 3 nights here as part of a tour. Accommodation was basic but seeing we were in the jungle it was better than anticipated. The AC was a bit dodgy during the day but very comfortable to sleep at night. As with other reviews the main attraction in staying here are the am & pm cruises - lots of...

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Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Spent 3 nights here so worth it. The boat trips out on the river were just amazing, saw heaps of Monkeys & plenty of bird life. Our room was clean & comfortable, staff were friendly. While there you can hire gum boots & leech socks for a small fee, you'll be glade you did when you walk to Ox Bow...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a 3 day 2 night Kinabatangan tour here, through our hostel in Sandakan. We had a brilliant time. We were collected in a minivan from Sandakan (there happened to be only 3 of us coming from there) and arrived at the lodge about 2 hours later. We took a quick speedboat across to the adventure lodge, which has...

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Ko Samui, Thailand
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Bilit Lodge for three nights. For two days we were lucky enough to have the place to ourselves. The manager by the name of Nelson was absolutely wonderful and so were the rest of the staff. We did three river cruises on the Kinabatangan River and saw so much wildlife it was truely amazing . We did...

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Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This was probably once a great lodge to stay but it has not been looked after, it is dirty and not cared for. The food is ordinary, the sheets have holes and are too small and mattresses have bedbugs. But most importantly the staff are lazy and don't care. The boat cruises down the river are great. Lots of monkeys...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Bilit Adventure Lodge (BAL) is a great place to see heaps of animals in the wild. The accommodation is basic and rustic but it's what you expect in a jungle setting. The rooms are clean and quiet, although the bathrooms can take some getting use to. Opt for an air conditioned room as it gets steamy all year round. The...

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Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful location. Jimmy greats you with a booming welcome to the jungle and the staff are friendly and guides exceptional. We have a soft spot for Robert who was exactly as a guide should be - enthusiastic, knowledgable, friendly and kind. We saw all kinds of wildlife on our two river safaris and we're lucky enough...

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Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Our family had the most wonderful experience at Bilit Rainforest Lodge. The lodges were cool, comfortable and nicely presented. Our guide, Abdul, was friendly, funny and an expert on all the flora and fauna in addition to knowing where and when to locate animals. We were lucky to see wild orangutans, Pygmy elephants, proboscis monkeys and more. Jimmy, the manager...

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Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We stayed for one night at Bilit during our trip around Borneo. The hosts were friendly and enthusiastic and our guide on our river cruise, Elod, was brilliant. Sadly our night walk was cancelled due to heavy rain but we still saw quite a lot of wildlife on the river cruise. You will soon get sick of seeing Proboscis Monkeys...

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Strathbogie, Australia
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Firstly the very good..... Beautifully located on the rivers edge in a jungle setting..... with the accommodation set back from the rivers edge along a raised board walk broken into 4 separated bungalows each with 4 separate beautifully airconditioned units. The raised boardwalk makes its way through a well maintained jungle/garden setting. Wild life as you go to and from...

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Additional Information about Bilit Adventure Lodge

Address: Lot 3A Gr. Floor | Block 13, Jalan Tiga, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: $302 - $434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bilit Adventure Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“get the rear rooms with view to jungle and watch the monkeys”
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“Away from resturant”
StuJenelle, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“make sure the room is air-conditioned and working”
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