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Nature Lodge Kinabatangan

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed here with six family members. We opted to pay a little extra and have an air conditioned lodge, which is money very well spent. The site lies along the Kinabatangan river bank, on the opposite side to the village, so once our bus arrived,...More

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Response from AlexanderYee, General Manager at Nature Lodge KinabatanganResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your kind feed back. You have kind'a mentioned certain aspects of the lodge which we constantly get unfair feed back on. We have two category of accommodation; the chalet and dormitory. Some of our guests chose a dormitory accommodation and still commented...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Looking a bit tired this place is mainly for backpackers, does the same trips as everyone else though our guide spent a lot of time on his mobile phone, the whole area is ringed by palm plantations and only a 100m strip either side of...More

Thank Tim B
Response from AlexanderYee, General Manager at Nature Lodge KinabatanganResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your feed back Tim The area is in fact facing lots of pressure from development. Plantations are taking over the natural habitats to satisfy the demand from developed countries. Perhaps when you next use a bar of soap, wash your hair with...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

My stay here was fabulous and I cannot recommend it highly enough. The location is perfect, right on the edge of the river surrounded by jungle a real nature retreat. The staff are so friendly and helpful and you are made to feel welcome as...More

Thank Lollybelle85
Response from AlexanderYee, General Manager at Nature Lodge KinabatanganResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for your very positive feed back. We only wished that most of our guests appreciate us as you do. Some have seen elephants and yet not quite happy with the cruise. Every now and then, we do get traveler like yourself who arrived...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Came here as part of a tour. There are lodges all along this part of the river so there is a choice of accommodation styles if you are booking direct. Accommodation was basic but food good, especially the afternoon teas. The river safaris are what...More

Thank Ladybug776
Response from AlexanderYee, General Manager at Nature Lodge KinabatanganResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for your feed back ;) We are indeed glad that you saw the elephants. They come by once every 2-3 months. Regards

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Our guide Jonathan was excellent and he was so passionate about guiding and the animals. We hired a private guide and I recommend it if you dont like to spend the holiday with strangers in a boat. We saw lots of proboscis monkey's and macaques...More

Thank AussieCanadian
Response from AlexanderYee, General Manager at Nature Lodge KinabatanganResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your visit and kind feed back. Yes, BRL at Danum Valley is a different class of its own and we too are glad you visited us first ;) Do enjoy your onward ravel. Regards

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Mehak R
11 February 2018|
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Response from AlexanderYee | Property representative |
goto our facebook site and look for nasalis larvatus tours and contact from there please. TQVM
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Smadaes
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do go to insabah com. The answer does not allow us to include HTML or website links.
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If it rains, which is often, sport sneaker wont help as the water will soak thru. The walk Can be interesting as we do see bird life as well as nest of orang utans. BTW just Last week, the village development team (newly... More
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"Choose air-con rooms as the humidity is unbearable, but too bad for the environment."
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"Go for the deluxe cabins - air conditioning is appreciated!"
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"Higher numbered rooms are furthest from the dorm which is where the school groups stay."
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