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Kinabalu Mountain Lodge

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8.1
Fabulous 197 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.7
  • Security 8.2
  • Location 8.0
  • Staff 8.2
  • Atmosphere 7.6
  • Cleanliness 8.2
  • Facilities 7.8
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8.1
Fabulous 197 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.7
  • Security 8.2
  • Location 8.0
  • Staff 8.2
  • Atmosphere 7.6
  • Cleanliness 8.2
  • Facilities 7.8

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  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 7 reviews
19th Mar 2017
8.0

I wouldn't stay here unless you have rented a car. The walk from the main junction is brutal and uphill. Your isolated so you can't really acquire snacks or meals. ( but that's all of Borneo really) However if you do have a car it's great location for a great price, and absolutely beautiful views. Now wifi but it's a very rustic experience. 2 cute cats. Friendly staff and cheap meals during meal time!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, All Female Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 8 reviews
4th Jan 2017
6.0

The hostel is quite difficult to get to. I really recommend bringing a vehicle... it's one km from the park, yes, but then another 1-2 km uphill on a muddy road through the forest. There is no wifi, which is fine if that's your thing, but it can make arranging plans difficult. You also need to be brave enough to face the arrangement of very large bugs and moths that are in the hostel and in many of the rooms. Also, avoid the dorms. The view was beautiful though.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Northern Ireland, Male, 41+
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
19th Dec 2016
9.4

The security is good and you could have box type locker to keep your money and expensive items. The staffs are very helpful and creates a good atmosohere for networking with different sorts of background. I stay in the dormitory which is rate good in terms of cleanliness and of course excellence for the value of money.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 10 reviews
11th Dec 2016
8.3

I love this place ambiance, greeted by 2 lovely cats, this place is full with moth but I have no problem with that because they are beautiful, just bring your mosquito repellent it should be fine. Bathroom are huge & clean! Amazing view from the lobby/balcony.The staff a bit lack helpful in providing information, maybe they are shy or what. Bare in mind to walk from main road to the lodge took 1 km or less, make sure you are fit if you have no transportation, but along the road, nice scenery :-)

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
2nd Dec 2016
10.0

Amazing staff and awesome in overall. My family and I had a great weekend gateway. Thank you!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 41+
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
31st Oct 2016
8.0

A 2-kilometre walk to the Park entrance, but very good value in comparison to Park accommodation. Peaceful hillside location with fine views (but NOT of the mountain), and within the cloud forest. Hundreds of moths! Friendly staff, good vegetarian meals. No towels provided.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness

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