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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed one night in this hotel and the concept is a bit different from other hotel. It only has double storey building and the area is very big. The breakfast was ok. One issue is they might need to focus on the maintenance of the room eg: the towel hanger has drop out & the sofa in room got...

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nur Hazimah Thank you for your feedback on your stay with us. We have reminded our staff to be more alert on room maintenance. Glad to hear that you had a comfortable stay and we hope to have the opportunity to serve you again. Sincerely, General Manager.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stayed for 3 days 2 night with their 3D2N promotion price. Prices are affordable. Clean room & good service. Pool available was near with cafe, children can go swim while parent can monitor from the cafe. Overall, it a good place to stay.

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elden e Many thanks for your positive review on Borneo Cove Hotel. We are glad to note that you find our rooms and services to your liking. We hope that you will stay with us again on your next trip to sandakan. Warm regards, General Manager

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The front desk staff were really lovely and helpful. Room was ok for the price I guess, but floor was quite dirty with hair and bits of dried noodles, the sheets were clean, but stained which wasn't great. There were quite a few mosquitoes already in the room when I arrived. I then noticed a big gap under the door...

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Zoe B, Thank You for your feedback on your stay with us at Borneo Cove Hotel. We have taken note of your comments, and ensure that our rooms are clean and comfortable for our guests. Many thanks for choosing to stay with us. Sincerely, General Manager.

Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 3 years ago. This tine we booked 7 rooms and brought some friends. Rooms are spacious & clean. Aircon, TV & shower was working well. Location is very near town and quite private. Although the staff were mostly young and some trainees but they were good and courteous. For the price it's a bargain.

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Allan S Sunny greeting from Sandakan. I am indeed pleased to hear that you had a pleasant stay at Borneo Cove Hotel for a Second time, and thank you for bringing some friends too. Yes, we do have a team of young staff and trainees as our hotel is working hand-in-hand with Eisteddfod Institute to provide quality skills training...

Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the hotel hours before check in but the staff let us to our room early, they spoke good English on reception and were accommodating. The room was nice, air con worked very well, there was a TV with English movie channels and the bed and pillows were extremely comfy. The pool was fairly shallow but was nice...

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Grace C Warm greetings from Borneo Cove Hotel! Thank you for your review. I am glad to note your positive feedback on our staff and your overall experience at Borneo Cove Hotel. Your comment on food is duly noted and we are in the process of reviewing our menus. We do our best to ensure that our guests have...

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Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

A simple hotel with excellent facilities. As i'm staying at second floor..the wifi connection was really good(streaming Astro on the go without problem). My kid really enjoy the swimming pool. Breakfast was delicious. I will recommend this hotel to others.

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susilawati I, Warm greetings from Borneo Cove Hotel. Thank you for your positive review. i am pleased to hear that our facilities are up to your expectations and that you and your family had an enjoyable stay with us. Your recommendation of our hotel to others is very much appreciated, and we look forward to serving you again. Warmest...

Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights, location of the hotel is wayyyy out of town (10 min drive) and the hotel only offer a free shuttle once a day in to town at a set time. The reception area is lovely and front of desk staff are as helpful as they need to be. The room we stayed in was quite...

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JoeSimcock, Sunny greetings from Borneo Cove Hotel. Thanks for your review pertaining to your stay with us. I am glad to note that you had enjoyed our food and found our staff helpful and friendly. At the time of your stay we were carrying out some renovations. All these have been completed and our cafe is back in operation....

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Reviewed 22 February 2015

The Borneo Cove Hotel was a welcome retreat after out long flight. The rooms were air conditioned, super clean and spacious. Staff were friendly and happy to help. The Hotel itself is a bit from centre of town, but there is a shuttle bus in the morning or a taxi costs ¢10-15 Malaysian Dollars.

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BCH0tel, Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear fiona314 Dublin, Your review on Borneo Cove Hotel is acknowledge with thanks. We are indeed pleased to hear that staff and facilities up to your expectations. We do our best in extending our hospitality to all our guest. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. warm regards, General Manager.

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Reviewed 13 January 2015

You definitely need your own transport if staying here, because it is about 4 kilometres out of the centre of town on a main road surrounded by nothing of interest, not even restaurants. Good, cheap seafood restaurants floating over the water can be found about 1.5 kilometres back towards town (walk in along pedestrian piers off the main road). We...

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carperdiem, Thank you for choosing Borneo Cove Hotel. Your review on our hotel is duly noted. You are right in saying that our Superior Twin room are bigger than our Standard Queen room. For couples who wish to have a more spacious room, we recommended either the Superior Queen rooms or the Superior Twin rooms. As you mentioned, Borneo...

Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

I arrived here based on other reviews on Tripadvisor. I can assure that the place is as cool as it looks. Plus points: Very clean, beautiful place, very practical room layout, very fast internet (streamed HD football match on Astro on the Go), easy access, easy parking. Minus points: No remote for air conditioning in the room (it was freezing...

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 294mohda, Thank you for your review based on your recent stay at Borneo Cove Hotel. We are glad that you find our rate reasonable Both your plus points and minus points are duly noted and we'll look into improving facilities to ensure that our guest enjoy their stay with us thanks for staying with us and we hope to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Borneo Cove Hotel Located in the central area of Buli Sim Sim landmark, the Borneo Cove Hotel stands out for its eco-friendly style, diversity and vibrancy. This eco-friendly resort style hotel offers guests the comfort of a fully furnish hotel rooms or a dorm style accommodation. It is an experience that strikes the perfect balance between comfort and practicality, as is just 20 minutes from Sandakan Airport, 5 minutes from Sandakan town centre with its rich historical attraction, all creating an alternative for discerning yet value-conscious business and leisure guests, who yearns for comfort, peace and tranquility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Borneo Cove Hotel

Address: Lot 2, Mile 1.5 Jalan Buli Sim-Sim | Negeri di Bawah Bayu, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: $37 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Borneo Cove Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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“We booked a Queen room and then changed to a Twin room when we saw that the Twin rooms (which we had also booked for our teenage sons) were much wider and better quality mattresses - I'm not too fussy about mattresses but in this case there is a huge difference so I'd recommend you book a Twin room.”
 of 5 bubbles Carperdiem, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“depending if you are young or aged due to no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles Arrip1943, 7 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Get a room on ground floor if you have heavy luggages and if you dont have strong muscles. Rooms that are not facing the main road are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Win555, 25 Dec 2014 | Read review
“All are goods”
 of 5 bubbles andromedae, 11 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ground floor, close to front of Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Jimbo1302, 3 May 2014 | Read review
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