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Kinabalu Mountain Lodge Reviews

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

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151 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 73%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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Two of the staffs was terrible, so lazy. The toilets, bathroom are dirty, same to the common area. No wifi provided. Even no network as well in this area.


Really nice mountain lodge in the area of Mt. Kinabalu - it takes approx. 20 min by foot to the parc entrance. Rooms are nice. You can get a vegetarian meal for RM 10 in the evening. Good sandwich for breakfirst. Bring warm clothes, because temperatures are around 20°C.


an amazing property, nestled in amongst the jungle, on the edge of the national park :)


All very good! A good 2km hike to Kinabalu Park. Bathrooms and Rooms basic but all in working order. I got sick on the trip but the staff were more then accommodating! Thanks so much!!!

  • 7th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Had a fantastic time during my time at kinabalu mountain lodge. Although a tough time during and after the earthquake the staff there did everything to make us feel very comfortable and at home, and the hostel itself suffered no damage from them. big thanks to BJ for the amazing food and hospitality and would definitely love to come back again in the near future. On a side note, the wildlife is absolutely amazing, both in KNP and from the balcony and grounds of the lodge.

  • 15th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Great position, breathless landscape from terrace. Courtesy


I didn't know the place definitely. It's about 30min, from entrance of Mt.Kinabalu park, 15 min. from main road on foot, I don't recommend if you don't want to walk with heavy baggage, but taxi price is very high. but about the location, it's isolated from other house, so silent and cozy. beautiful sunset you can see. There is no shop, so you should bring something to eat. Hotel sells some, but poor variety. They serve you dinner (only vegetarian) and breakfast

  • 31st May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Japan
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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