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    Laban Rata

    Mt Kinabalu Mountain Trail, Kundasang, Ranau 88000, Malaysia
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    • Excellent18%
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    • Average31%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible5%
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    “hot shower” (13 reviews)
    “private room” (7 reviews)
    “base camp” (4 reviews)
    Breakfast included
    Paid Wifi
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here one night in order to complete our two day climb up Mt Kinabalu. While it is a rest house and you shouldn't expect luxury it could have been better. There was no hot water for showers and the communal bathroom was filthy...More

    Thank Carly R
    Reviewed 11 January 2016

    The facilities here are so much better than I expected. The little tuck shop is rather expensive but so welcome after the climb, and it has chocolate!!! Beds are comfy and the dinner was warm and hearty. Shame I didn't get to enjoy it as...More

    Thank FrancesYoda
    Reviewed 6 January 2016

    Just one warning in order to ensure that you get my rating right: Laban Rata is not a hotel but a mountain hut located on an elevation of 3,272 m above sea level on Mt. Kinabalu. You need to stay here if you want like...More

    3  Thank DGE2014
    Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

    Nice and cozy place. Great food and super nice beds. Sadly the accommodation isn't heated. Lovely view from the balcony. Great staff. Sadly the accommodation doesn't offer treated water so you will either need to bring up you own water or buy bottle water for...More

    Thank Niklas E
    Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

    2 not-working (no water) men and 2 ladies toilets for 200 people (that's the number of tourists Laban Rata accommodates every night)- I think that explains it all. Forget about the shower. Food is below average. Rooms veeeery unclean. I understand that it is difficult...More

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    • Kundasang
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    11 August 2016|
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    Response from MicheleMorada | Reviewed this property |
    Hello! Private room for 2 persons is RM 1572. Inclusive of 5 meals.
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    "Try and get one of the private buttercup rooms, there are 3 i believe"
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    "Rooms on the 2nd floor are quieter."
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    "Go for private rooms"
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    "Advanced booking required, at least 3 months before your hiking."
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