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Kinabalu Mountain Lodge

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Surat thani
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nature lovers will love this place with no wifi or TV but isabundant with great nature. Mount.kotakinabalu at the back, many birds and moths and insects.A perfect place for birders and the location is in a walking distance to the Kinabalu park.Not recommended for people who want to make lot of noise because you will destroy the place.

Thank jintamard
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here on night after climbing Mt Kinabalu. The lodge is a couple of kilometers from the Kinabalu Park, but I didn't mind the walk. But consider this if you have heavy luggage. The dorm room is quite basic and it got a bit cold during the night. Basic but clean shower and bathroom facilities. The view from the...

1Thank KristinSRy
Berrien Springs, Michigan
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This was my second stay at Kinabalu Mountain Lodge... my first trip had a few bumps in it because my expectations differed from the result. This time I knew exactly what I was in for--thin walls, an intense hike in from the road, a mediocre shared bathroom. The pros outweighed the cons, though: the view (honestly, the surroundings of the...

Thank Alison V
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We had a few heavy bags and managed to get a lift from the road to the lodge - it may have been a challenge otherwise! We stayed in the dorm, which was clean and very quiet, the only issue is that it's a bit of a walk to the bathroom. Great place to stay, though. Wonderful views, good atmosphere...

Thank Bill I
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

After a hefty walk up the drive to the Lodge we instantly realised it was worth it! The views from the porch area were fantastic and the sunset was incredible. We stayed in the dorm rooms which were very cosy, I'm a big fan of the enclosed bed dorms, capsule type with a curtain. Shared kitchen which was great as...

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Our two night stay was calm, peaceful and incredibly relaxing. We spent two days and two nights at the lodge and were really happy with the accomodation and the beautiful scenery. Rooms were spacious and beds very comfortable. It can be very cold at night so it's recommended to bring warm clothes! Linen and a light duvet is provided and...

1Thank Janelle D
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The rooms are very cozy and affordable with the price. But im totally loving the bathrooms. It was very really clean and complete with toiletries and hot shower. Would definitely going back there for future visits.

Thank Amira A
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The last place we stayed on our Sabah holiday, by now we were used to the welcome (or lack thereof) and took no offence. A lovely wooden mountain cabin that, had they added geraniums along the outside balcony would have had me believing I was in Europe. Lovely double room, wood floors, walls and ceiling. Lots of shelf space. Comfortable...

Thank ChinaGed
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Second visit to Mt Kinabalu and first time at this lodge. We shared one of the family balcony rooms between friends. The room and facilities were clean, the shower was very hot ! The staff was friendly and helpful. Their food options are simple but very affordable. Being biologists we loved the incredible amount of moth species around it was...

Thank Nicolas R
Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The location of the lodge is easily accessible by the car but not by walking. As it can be very tiring. Me and my friends stayed in the dorm room for rm35 per night. It was perfect. The room is a pod style for more privacy. The blanket is super amazing. Love it. Slept like a baby. The staffs were...

1Thank Farishafiq

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Additional Information about Kinabalu Mountain Lodge

Address: 1 km before Kinabalu Park (from KK direction), Kundasang, Ranau, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Ranau > Kundasang
Price Range: $20 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Dorm room for backpackers”
Farishafiq, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms with balcony for 4 person, rooms for 2 person and dormitory beds for solo/budget travellers.”
jensu27, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Check the Halelua open air cinema when walking to the lodge. It has been closed for years but an impressive location.”
Varel_Fristensky, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
“the japanese room is good for 4-5 people , choose the a room in the second floor”
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lourdesb967, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Dorm beds are squeaky. I am a very light sleeper though and still had a good night's sleep.”
emilicious56, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
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