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Kinabalu Mountain Lodge Reviews

Kampung Tinompok, Kundasang, (1KM before Kinabalu National Park), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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83%

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126 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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83%

To be fair this hostel is in the middle of nowhere but as long as you know that it is fine - I just needed it for the night before climbing Mt Kinabalu. It is quite a steep up and down hill from the main road if you are walking. Despite them not having my booking I was put in a dorm without any fuss for the price I was quoted. Luckily they provide a vegetarian dinner for RM10 as long as you tell them beforehand. Staff were very friendly and helpful.


86%

The friendliness of the staff that got up as early as 4 in the morning preparing breakfast for us that is participate in Climbathon Kinabalu. So cool!!


91%

Owner was really friendly and helpful. I was there for the climbathon and he gave me a lift to the finishing point to catch the other race.


77%

This is a perfect hiking base in a dry warm season, but not when it rains. During our stay it was extremely cold and the hostel is not equipped with appropriate facilities for this weather. The toilet is basically outdoors and windows let cold air in. I had to sleep with all my clothes on and it still felt cold. However, I must say good words about two lovely girls who look after the hostel. They were so kind to us: helped to get out of the park, gave raincoats for free and made delicious food.


63%

The listing says that there is a restaurant. They just make you vegetarian dinner(only option) for 9RM if you want it. It's good but I was originally under the impression that there was a real dining facility on site that was open for other mealtimes, not dinner.


100%

Very helpful and kind staff. Beautiful view of the mountain and valley. Very relaxing and good food cooked by the hosts.


91%

Very nice cabin, very nice staff, breakfast and dinner simple but filling. It is a 30min walk from the kinabalu park but otherwise great place.


89%

I could not be more pleased with the service provided at this lodge, it is clean, location is closest to park entrance that isn't tour operator owned and its surroundings are just stunning. In addition to these attributes I accidentally left something of value at this lodge and after a few emails to one of the hosts Yuen, she got her husband to drop it off at my hostel in KK the very next day. Beautiful place, Beautiful people. Thanks again.


86%

I am the italian girl Ludovica, I came with my chinese friend Yueying, we wanted to thank you again because you are so nice and the place is amazing.. even though the stay was short, it still stay in my mind (it's hard to be back to the city and to work -_-'). And Ivy, you weren't there when we left so we didn't' have the chance to say goodbye! I'll say it now! Good luck with everything! Thank you LL and YY


94%

a very good hostel with a nice view at the valley. the staffs are very friendly and helpful!!! the rooms are nice and clean! it's close to the nationalpark (2km) and the atmosphere is very nice. perfect place to be :) i can recommend it!!!!

  • 5th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


51%

i know is difficut to get hot shower for 24 hours. please do invest more on this.

  • 26th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)




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