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Borneo Proboscis River Lodge

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We booked a full board 2d/1n trip with 3 cruises included in the trip. We drove there by car journey about 2 hours. Summary of our trip experience: Activities: 1st cruise to see proboscis monkey -> Great experience. Managed to see few proboscis monkey and the sunset view is stunning. 2nd cruise to see fireflies after dark -> Great experience...

Thank Siunainai
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Stayed 3D2N. A better proposition than rushing from KK to Beaufort to look for proboscis monkeys then rushing back to KK after dinner. Booking is full-board with 5 meals (breakfast, lunch, hi-tea, dinner & supper) a day. Comes with 3 cruises a day to look for birds and monkeys (early morning), monkeys (evening) and fireflies (after dinner). Rustic environment with...

Thank OldFree
St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We spent the night at the lodge before going white water rafting the next. The accommodations were clean, comfortable, and spacious. The food was good and the river cruise during the day and the night cruise was great fun. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. We got the package which included the river cruise, a night at the lodge,...

1Thank ATulkNL
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

I don't understand why more people don't stay over. We were met at the airport and taken to the lodge. Did the monkey tour first which was fine (saw about 4 or 5 monkeys) then had dinner in a different lodge and went on the firefly tour which was fine also. We were then taken back to the main lodge...

3Thank Redfella83
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Can only be reached by river, main building houses restaurant and bar. Food is limited in choice but adequate, of good quality and hot. Rooms are in individual cabins set in the grounds which are basic but clean and comfortable. No toiletries or hairdryer available in rooms but bottled water free in rooms.

1Thank Avril84
Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 April 2013

it wasn't THAT bad, but for RM600 for a double, it was incredibly overpriced, so I would have expected the rooms to be much better. The cabins were basic, but ok, and the bathroom was ok, with a trickling shower and leaking taps, which would be fine if you were paying low end prices, but for this incredible price I...

1Thank Katherine887
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 15 September 2012

It provide nice exotic experience with the search of monkeys and fireflies. Staff are very helpful and provide what you need during the stay. One thing to note is that the shared bathroom for the Long house is in slightly poor condition so beware or consider staying other room type. Yet the overall experience was great.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 24 October 2011

one word. FANTASTIC! it was well done up and beautiful id go there again and again. the owner was kind and friendly too.

1Thank 571tykatherine0571
Kota Kinabalu
Reviewed 20 August 2010

The lodge is the same. Somewhat primative but ok for one night. The problem is with the river experience. It used to be a very quiet and wonderful experience to go out in a boat and see the proboscis monkeys at dusk and dawn. Unfortunately, and this is not the sole responsability of this lodge, a lot of tourists behaved...

1Thank HelenM07
Portland, OR
Reviewed 29 January 2010

This is a laid back lodge in a great location on the Klias Rver. The staff is awesome, as soon as you arrive, they do what ever they can to make you feel comfortable. They make tasty food for dinner and breakfast as well. They have very nice river boats and are flexible about when guests would like to go...

Thank Lindamlynski

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Additional Information about Borneo Proboscis River Lodge

Address: Beaufort 88838, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Beaufort District > Beaufort
Price Range: $161 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“If you have budget, choose the aircond room cause the mosquito there is horrible.”
Siunainai, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book the "air-conditioned rooms" with en suite bath. No need to go out at night to common toilet/bath.”
OldFree, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All cabins overlook either river or forest”
Avril84, 15 Mar 2014 | Read review
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