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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Setting is pretty. Accommodation is basic - clean but could do with new sheets. Food is plentiful and good. Restaurant is a bit tattered but a new one is under construction - will have a gorgeous view. We had 4 older children with us who did batik painting with the resident guide under the multi coloured cultural harmony tree -...

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Stayed here overnight in a bungalow which whilst being fairly basic was clean and comfortable and I had one of the best nights sleep during my three week trip. Yes there is no activities as such but just stop and drink in the scenery and wander the dirt paths swarming with birds. Food was good and as we were a...

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Geraldton, Australia
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Good sized cabins containing sitting area and bedroom, small bathroom. Very quiet area a distance from villages. Comfortable overnight stay with a visit to tea plantation which is small. Being on a tour with 30 people it was hard to hear the guide explaining the tea making process but the guide was vwry passionate about the tea plantaion. Good view...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Heard so much about this place. Took a trip there with family and friends. Such a long drive from Kota Kinabalu city. It turned out to be a disappointment. Not as we expected. Did not really see huge tea farm, just average size. The food offered at the restaurant was average, nothing great. In short, we were disappointed.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Sabah Tea Gardens have great accommodation. You can either stay in the chalets or in the traditional longhouse. We stayed in a chalet and it was very clean and well equipped and set in stunning location with beautiful views of the mountains. The tea factory tour was very informative and the factory smelt amazing! You get to see the sorting,...

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donegal ireland
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night during a trip to the area. I was very surprised when we arrived as I had not expected to have a cottage each. The rooms are spacious with a small living area but you will not spend much time here as the surrounding is beautiful. We managed to arrive in time for sunset over...

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Malaysia
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We were in Sabah as tourists, and relied heavily on the brochure avalaible at Malaysian Tourism Board. In Ranau, the Sabah Tea Garden was highly recommended. For us, it was worth checking out. Weather - Warmer than Cameron Highlands tea gardens. Facilities - More basic Tea - Great choices - Large portions! Lunch menu - nasi goreng, kuew tiau goreng...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 23 December 2015

My family of 4 reached this tea garden in the afternoon only to discover that the guided tour to the plantation and factory is only available in the morning. Hence we spent 2 hours visiting the long house and explored the plantation ourselves. The weather is hot even though it was December. The weather is not what we expected from...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

I was for Ranauthlon 2015. It's located inside the tea plantation surround by beautiful view of Mount Kinabalu. There are longhouse and cottage to choose. Since we came in group we decided to stay at longhouse and it was awesome. The sharing bathroom was clean and the longhouse was made from bamboo and tree bark with very basic room. I'm...

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Reviewed 18 November 2015

This place is nice. I had a lovely stay. The foods are nice. The people are nice. The views are beautiful. I just love everything about this place. We stayed in a cottage, it was cute beautiful looking cottage. A queen bed and a single bed, it was comfortable. Bathroom/Shower nice too. They have a long house too.

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Address: Km17, Jalan Ranau/Sandakan | Kg. Nalapak, Ranau 89309, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Ranau
Price Range: $40 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sabah Tea Garden 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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“Long house = bunk house budget, Cottage = private condo luxury”
 of 5 bubbles 496shanel, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for receptionist to choose below cottage such as William Cottage. Good space to having BBQ at night.”
 of 5 bubbles figuramalaya, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Operation time end by 8pm.”
 of 5 bubbles LadyWinda, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a bungalow... Fun and clean”
 of 5 bubbles SurreyDeedee, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Better to drive.”
 of 5 bubbles TanPiakPhuang, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
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