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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My only recommendation is two nights is not enough. From the moment we were met in latu we were treated to an exceptional experience. On our Drive in we saw a Pygmy elephant rare during the day. On arrival we were served lemongrass iced drink and a homemade cookie and then the guide went through our itinerary. Day one was...

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing you can say about this place other than to rave about every aspect of it. The staff? GREAT! The food? In the middle of the Bornean jungle? Superb breakfast, lunch and dinner -- with great ingredients, huge buffet style dinners, great service, wonderful ambience and looking straight out at the jungle, watching hornbills fly by and hearing...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only the place is amazing, but the service level is unique and excellent. Everything went smooth from our own personal guided tours in the wild (everybody gets one) to the quality of food. We even saw the elephant crossing the river in front of the restaurant and our rooms. Their vip rooms are perfect, and the whole scenery is...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is amazing, best food I had at the end of two weeks in Malaysia. Comfortable, relaxing. Staff are very good and offer good service that makes one feel very welcome. Site is staggeringly beautiful.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge offers a little luxury in some of Sabah's amazing primary rainforest. After staying whilst on a tour in 2009, I was always keen to return and share this place with my husband. Both standard and deluxe rooms are lovely with the deluxe having the bonus of a river view. We stayed in DLX 7 which overlooks a meadow...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were delighted that we had chosen to come here, it was a really special honeymoon experience. The hotel accommodation is a lot more comfortable than we have seen in other jungle lodges we have been to (we had one of the new Premium Villas) and the food was extremely good given the remoteness of the location. We saw lots...

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is undeniably different from most hotels you will stay in. The accommodation is in lodge style chalets, which are clean and comfortable but no air con except ceiling fans. The restaurant offers an amazing variety of freshly cooked food, and appears to be very much enjoyed by all at the end of the day. The staff are immensely helpful,...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights in Borneo Rainforest Lodge and every minute was worth it. There is not a single point to criticize negatively. It started with a warm welcome in the office in Lahad Datu, good transportion and a warm welcome at the lodge. The guide was just great, we did many walks and saw many, many animals. The lodge...

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London
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Wow! This was incredible. Yes, it's very expensive. And when they say luxury, they mean relative to everywhere else you could go. But it's a protected conservation area where there are limited rooms - you're going to have to pay for that. The rooms are basic but enough. There's no air con but you're in the jungle! There's terrible wifi...

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

It certainly is a very unique experience to be in the heart of the rainforest. Customer service is impeccable. However, this lodge is marketed as a "luxury resort" and it's priced as a super luxury resort. It's a decent resort - the rooms are adequately comfortable. However, for the price that you pay, you might expect decent wifi connection both...

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  • Breakfast included
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A low density Jungle Lodge with 31 Twin Sharing Chalets located in the largest Conservation Area in Sabah which is home to 275 species of birds, 110 species of mammals & one of the oldest virgin rainforest in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Address: Danum Valley Conservation Area 88100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Danum Valley Conservation Area
Price Range: $267 - $373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Borneo Rainforest Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
Borneo Rainforest Hotel Sabah
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“Nothing short of incredible. Experience paradise at its very best”
 of 5 bubbles Gene1133, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“De Luxe rooms best ; larger and better location/ views of the river”
  • just beside the dining room
  • near our room
  • viewed from dining room juvenile lesser green leafbird
  • view from dining room
 of 5 bubbles bornie, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms have an outside tub”
 of 5 bubbles Napey, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all room levels were very good. Take what fits your budget to stay longer. The villas were ultimate in luxury.”
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  • river view cottage with soaking tub on veranda
  • ultra luxe modern villa
  • entry level category room
  • our river view cottage
  • villa bedroom
  • villa plunge pool
  • amazing view of river directly out front of our room - lots of animals can be viewed
 of 5 bubbles NancyZed, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one of the bungalows close to main building wih canopywalk from main building”
 of 5 bubbles SannaS482, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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