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    Samboja Lodge

    Jalan Balikpapan-Handil, Rt.01 Km.44 Margomulyo | Samboja, Balikpapan 75273, Indonesia
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good25%
    • Average11%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “sun bears” (6 reviews)
    “cold water” (3 reviews)
    “orangutans” (23 reviews)
    Free Parking
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    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    Stayed at this amazing place for 1 week just wish I could have stayed longer. The food and accommodation was excellent with nothing too much trouble. An amazing experience working with the fellow. volunteers and the team that care full time for the Sun bears...More

    Thank Tinaosin
    Reviewed 24 June 2017

    Myself and 2 girlfriends stayed at the Samboja Lodge Balikpapan part of The Great Projects experience. The Place is amazing tertiary rainforest and the humidity is about 90 per cent. It is excellent if you want to feel part of the forest but it is...More

    Thank Jillnalder
    Reviewed 20 April 2017

    On our way from the nearby Sun Bear feeding time and Bangkirai Treetops walk, we decided to detour to Samboja Lodge before continuing to the beach for a relaxing sunset snack. The access road is terrible, and must be much worse after heavy rain, but...More

    Thank IbuGaye
    Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

    A great place with a mission to save the endangered orangutans and sun bears. Staff and volunteers work with former pets and animals from circuses with a goal to release them back into the nature. A limited number of animals, not fit for realease due...More

    Thank dmigor54
    Reviewed 11 November 2016

    it's a must place to go when you visit Kalimantan!! you can see the some species of monkeys and also Orang Utan from Indonesia. Book room in the top Eagle room or something i forgot the name.. so you can wake up in the morning...More

    Thank Danna F
    Novotel Balikpapan
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    • Kalimantan >
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    • Balikpapan
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    Room Tips
    "Suites at the top offer a view across the forest however as a volunteer your rooms are more basic but worth..."
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    "Top suite and first floor rooms have hot water and views. Ground floor water is cold. It is an eco lodge not..."
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    "All rooms have views across the forest, with balcony. The corner rooms are suites with more extensive forest..."
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    "top room to see a best view"
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