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Sutera Sanctuary Lodges

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

LOCATION: They have quite a different type of accommodation to choose from. We booked Grace Hostel but was upgraded to Peak Lodge when we check-in. Peak Lodge is just opposite and over looking Grace and the nature of Kinabalu Park. It is about 8-10 min walk away from Balsam Cafe. The receptionist told us, we can ask for the bus/van...

Thank Jimmy K
Bintulu, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only wish to state my review on their services provided at laban Rata rest house. As their also manage other hotel at Kinabalu Park, but this i will solely wish to record my experience with the service i encounter at laban rata rest house. Previous service i encounter on my first hike in 2012, and second hike in 2015...

Thank Tang_Sui_Lot
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our two week Borneo tour, we spent 3 nights at Mt Kinabalu. The Sutaera Sanctuary Lodges have lots of different lodges and rooms. We were supposed to stay that the Hill Lodge accordingly to our itinerary. But, when we got there they took us to a Twin Share room which only had two twin beds. Nothing else....

Thank EDH_Traveler
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A haven in the beautiful Kinabulu Park. The accommodation was incredibly luxurious with stunning views of Mount Kinabulu from the terrace. We stayed in the Kinabulu Lodge which has 3 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and spacious living space, including a fully equipped kitchen and stunning open fireplace in the lounge. Upon arrival we were greeted by the Sutera team who...

Thank Claire S
Lahad Datu, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 February 2017

we were upgraded from a dorm to a lodge room, these were large lodges with bathroom and heating ( which we needed). They were good but were quite a walk from the cafe. Due to the small numbers of people staying the cafe was fairly quiet and the food somewhat limited. The guide and organisation were excellent , well organised...

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Belleville, Michigan
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Wonderful experience staying at Sutera Sanctuary Lodges. You can just have Mount Kinabalu to yourself all day as It just right in front of you. Can be cold at night but portable heater is provided in the room.

1Thank JmyJohan
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Wonderful birding location on Mt. Kinabalu, We added a Mt. Kinabalu excursion to our Sabah / Borneo trip, at the last minute, to get a chance to bird near the mountain. We were very pleasantly surprised to find that our accommodations would be at Sutera Sanctuary Lodges. The room / suite was spacious, modern, and comfortable. It can actually get...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had a room or suite rather in the Liwagu building. This was a two floor lodge! The first floor a full bathroom, couch, tv, and veranda. The top floor had a queen bed and 1/2 bath. There were bathrobes, slippers, extra blankets, ironing board and iron, tea and coffee with kettle. Really a nice place. My space heater in...

2Thank Pilar V
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights while my fellow travellers went up the mountain . The villas are pure luxury and everyone on the staff is really nice . Would definitely stay here again if in the neighbourhood :-)

Thank inimini71
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The room was refreshing and spacious for our small family and it had breathtaking view of Mount Kinabalu in the morning which was majestic and beautiful. Staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. The highlight of the stay would be that the lodge had a fireplace and was lighted in the evening after dinner.The only thing missing was marshmallows and a...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Within the World Heritage Site, Mesilau Nature Resort offers climbers the alternative and more challenging trail up Mount Kinabalu. Climbers and non-climbers can indulge in the coolness and serene surrounding of this nature retreat under Sutera Sanctuary Lodges. Here, you can view the world largest pitcher plant, "Nepenthes Rajah" and rare wild orchids along the Mesilau Nature Trail. Nestled at the foot of the magnificent Mount Kinabalu at 2,000 meters above sea level and within the World Heritage Site, Mesilau Nature Resort promises to enchant visitors with it's cool temperature climate and serene surroundings as an amazing nature paradise. There is also a challenging 18 hole golf course nearby for avid golfers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sutera Sanctuary Lodges

Address: Jalan Cinta Mata Mesilou, Jalan Kundasang Kauluan | A4 Road, Mount Kinabalu, Ranau 88000, Malaysia (Formerly Mesilau Nature Resort)
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Ranau
Hotel Class:3 star — Sutera Sanctuary Lodges 3*
Number of rooms: 71
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Mesilau Nature Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges Sabah/Ranau
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“Make sure to check with your booking agent what service is inclusive”
Tang_Sui_Lot, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Great view , choose garden, summet, peak, and kinbalu lodge”
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Samgacos, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you have a good budget, get the personal chalet as it offers better privacy.”
Beyn18, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you are choosing for the cheaper accommodations (Crocker Range lodges, hostels etc.), be prepared to walk further to get from your room to the restaurant as it's located up a steep hill. A considerable hike.”
HezryAbuHasan, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
“If you travel with oldies or young children, it's better to choose St John's, Low Peak, or King Edward Lodge because it’s nearer to the road”
275mst, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
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