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Laban Rata

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“private room”(7 reviews)
“base camp”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Well clean room. The water heater used solar panel, and 99% the weather is foggy so do expected an ice water when using the shower room. Price for beverage ìs a bit expensive. Pro-tips bring your own sachet for tea or coffee. During my visit,...More

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Response from SuteraSanctuaryLodge, General Manager at Laban RataResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to highlight your satisfaction as well as our shortcomings during your recent stay. We take account all your valuable comments and will further evaluate our products to ensure our guests have a comfortable stay. When you have time to...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

Yes, the prices here seem to be pretty high. But take a look at the effort (no helicopters for the food & the garbage) and think about the luxury up here: Extremely clean rooms & bathrooms (with showers), fresh sheets & towels every day. And...More

Thank AdventureTravel86
Response from SuteraSanctuaryLodge, General Manager at Laban RataResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to highlight your satisfaction during your recent stay. When you have time to spare; do check out our Facebook and Instagram for updates and promotions that might be of interest to you. My team and I certainly look forward...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We just took the 2 days/1 night climb up to the summit of Mt. Kinabalu. No tour agency since this was an unexpected trip. I highly recommend you book with an agency since it's hard to commute from the park to KK. The climb is...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Staying at Laban Rata is one of the options and the cheapest when climbing Mt Kinabalu. It is perfect for backpackers. The room is rustic so as the dining area where everyone gathers even if you are staying at the other lodge. The backpackers room...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is the only place to stay for the summit trail. The buffet meals provided was reasonably good. Beds were ok. Things were reasonably expensive given that everything was carried by men all the way from the Kinabalu Park to the hotel. View was stunning.

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