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borneo
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

River lodge has two bedrooms (both with attached bathroom). Very spacious and comfortable. It has a large living room with sofa bed, a dining table, TV, water kettle, mini fridge, instant coffee & tea sachet. Outside, it has a BBQ pit. A very good place for family with kids to stay as it has a lot of outdoor activities (hot...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the petrol and time to go there .We book a room that include buffet breakfast. Hotel resident have extra private time to enjoy your hot spring bath. The staff is helpful and friendly there especially Mr. Shannol. There is some stall outside of the resort , so we could enjoy our lunch or dinner there. Highly Recommended , enjoy...

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 October 2016

It was really a pleasant stay, everything were really comfortable and staff were really attentive and friendly. Best vacation ever had here in Sabah so far. And its near to the hotspring spot, so we dont need to hurry or traveled long way from Kundasang and rush back to the city. Overall is excellent stay.

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Toronto
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed at the River Lodge chalet which was huge with 2 bedrooms, living room, dining room and 2 massive bathrooms and showers. All very well maintained and comfortable. We loved it here. restaurant offers good choice and we are vegan and had no problems. There is a nice pool although it was full of teens. We didn't use the hot...

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Thank OttVanTor
Goa, India
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Poring is a lovely resort and the jungle lodge is exceptional... Mr Minn and his restaurant staff are so helpful. We had a lovely outside bathroom in the jungle lodge, it's actually a little private cottage with great space and comfortable furnishings. The springs are a little dated but it's well worth a walk to the waterfall and Canopy walkway

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Thank debgoa
Germany
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The resort is really nice. Like US Resorts with bungalow. Very clean, comfortable, spacious. Staff are extremely friendly. Wouldn't go in the restaurant inside the springs. Just go across the street. The butterfly park is really awesome. As so the Canopy walk.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful accommodation looked like a show home with plenty of room for six. Incredibly friendly and welcoming staff, lovely food. It's great to have access to the pools in the evening after the day visitors have left 18h30-21h00 (make sure you leave enough time to fill the bath it can take hours. Couldn't fault it.

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Thank IIChoperII
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have booked the Premiere Palm Villa for 2 nights and for the price we got it, it's definitely a bargain! The perfect getaway for family with Kids. A lot of fun activities where you can enjoy with your kids. Staying at the reserve doesn't give you complimentary entrance into the hot springs area but the entrance fee is very...

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We came here the day after climbing the Mountain, after the long day we were hot and tired, the drive took around an hour, when we got here we were not sure if we were in the right place, so we drove through into the hot springs reception and found the reception. The staff were really polite and helpful here,...

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Makati
Reviewed 24 May 2016

A worthwhile visit where you get to enjoy a lot of things. My fave was waterfalls with "fish spa" where dead skin cells are eaten away. It didn't hurt but was tickled! For the more adventurous, canopy walk is a must! There are four walks which you need to gorder through but it certainly was quite thrilling! Of course, not...

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Poring Hot Springs, Sabah's most famous hot water spring, is located amongst the foot hills of Mt. Kinabalu near Ranau, with accommodation ad restaurants managed by Sutera Sanctuary Lodges. The hot spring located about 3 hours from Kota Kinabalu, is managed by Sabah Parks whilst Sutera Sanctuary Lodges manages the various accommodation and dining facilities. The nature reserve and humid lowlands offer botanical attractions such as orchids, rare butterflies and the world's largest bloom, the Rafflesia. The curative waters of this popular local hot spring rejuvenates aching muscles after the challenging climb to Mount Kinabalu. The excellent collection of tropical plants includes more than 500 orchid species. Located on the Park's boundary at the edge of the Mamut River, Poring Hot Springs & Nature Reserve offers a butterfly centre, an orchid conservation centre, a five acre tropical garden with an animal rehabilitation farm, picnic areas, hot pools and the most famous canopy walkway overlooking the forests. Poring's hot pool is located in a clearing in the forest, one must cross a short suspension bridge over the Mamut River. From there the path leads past some old trees and a grove of Gigantochloa Levis, giant bamboo species from which Poring got its name. Water temperature in the 5 hot springs ranges between 49 to 60 degrees celcius. Visitors can enjoy a refreshing dip in the swimming pool or soak in sulphurous water channelled from the hot springs into tiled pools and tubs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poring Hot Spring & Nature Reserve

Address: Kundasang, Kinabalu National Park | A4 Road 89308, Poring, Ranau 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Ranau > Poring
Price Range: $38 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Poring Hot Spring & Nature Reserve 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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