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Sepilok Jungle Resort

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Just 5 minutes walk to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, Sepilok Jungle Resort offers comfortable lodging for visitors around the world to get close but un-intrusive glimpse of this nature paradise. It is enclosed within a tropical virgin Borneo Rainforest in Sandakan, Sabah (Borneo), Malaysia. Let its beautiful landscaped gardens and wide expanse of lush jungle transport you back in time.
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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It's the most beautiful setting lovely and peaceful. The staff are friendly and helpful the rooms are basic we upgraded to the deluxe rooms only an extra twelve pounds for three nights room basic but had a lovely private balcony overlooking Jungle worth the extra. Banana cafe
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Response from limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort
Responded 3 days ago
Dear rosalindholt32, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. We are glad that you have enjoyed your holiday. Thanks for your compliment on the staff, food, room and beautiful settings. We look forward to welcome you again. Johnny
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We went for lunch based on the recommendation from another traveler. We were not impressed. We ate at the Banana Cafe which has a nice setting and we saw some beautiful birds in the trees. But the food was not very good. We walked around the resort to take a look. But the
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Response from limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear ohiowanderer, Thanks for having lunch with us. Indeed we have very nice surroundings and it attracted many birds and wildlife. We are sorry that you did not enjoyed the food even though it was recommended by other travellers. . We will work harder to ensure that all travellers with different preference will enjoy their meals with us in the future. Once again thank you for your feedback. Johnny
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We had a very pleasant stay in a standard room with AC. Room was basic but clean and comfortable. Resort is walking distance from Rainforest Discovery Center, orangutan and sun bear sanctuaries. Staff is very friendly and grounds are beautiful- feels like you are in the jungle.
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Response from limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Saskerz, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. Our location is one of the main reason why travellers are staying with us. Thanks for your compliments on our beautiful grounds, friendly staff and clean rooms. We look forward to serve you again. Johnny
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We had read all the reviews before booking and knew that this was going to be experiencing rustic authentic cabin living. We booked a delux room just to give ourselves a little more in the way of comfort. On our journey even our local taxi driver asked if we had already booked
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Response from limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear BorderMum, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. This has got to be the worst review that we have ever received for a guest who did not even stay with us. While we value your feedback, all our electrical fittings and construction including the bridge are done by professional and it is very safe. The air cond is a standard size and it is widely used in Malaysia and I'm not sure how it is being seen as big and old and keeping the resort awake if it is operating. Clearly our resort located in jungle did not meet your expectation. Perhaps a better standard city hotel would be a better option for you. Johnny
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His place has some positives and negatives- on the positive side it is five mins walk from the orangutan and sun bear sanctuaries, the rooms are clean and the food ok in terms of quality and price (limited choice though). On the negative side, the whole place is quite run down
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Response from limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort
Responded 16 Jan 2019
Dear C1086VGandreww, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. Indeed our location and the beaufitul natural surroundings are the highlight for many of our guests. We acknowledge your feedback and we have the plans to renovate the resort with the first priority is to do the rooms. Please give us some time and I'm sure you will be delighted once that's done. Looking forward to serve you again. Johnny
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View from room 38, deluxe balcony
Hi, when we were there, we could buy lunch separately and also a fee for the pool, but I cannot remember how much. Just call / mail the front desk, their english is excellent!
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Around RM300 to RM35. Beer is about RM10per can. Better to but in town before going to the resort. It is hotel price. Much cheaper in the city.
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Dear Michelle, Thanks for your enquiry. It is definitely suitable for your 11 years old kid as we have many family with kids who stayed with us. Besides Sepilok orang utan Centre, there are bornean sunbear conservation Centre and Rainforest discovery Centre, all within walking distance to the resort. Further away is the proboscis monkey sanctuary, gomantong cave and kinabatangan River which you can arrange when you have arrived. Typically people stay here for 2 or 3 nights and 1 or 2 nights at the river which is highly recommended.
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Hi there, Resort pool is available for none hotel guests with a charge. Hope to see you soon.
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"Go for the deluxe"
"Please pre-book your taxi to the airport as the hotel will not be able to organise one for you at short notice"
"Walking distance to the Orang tuan rehab centre"
"Two wings of rooms, all much of a muchness"
"Our room was in a long building with a corridor down the middle. Air conditioned and good shower"
US$32 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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MalaysiaSabahSandakan DivisionSandakan
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