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Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Reviews

Mile 14, Jalan Labuk, Sandakan, Malaysia

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202 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 97%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

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This is just the perfect place to stay in this area. We enjoyed every second of our (much too short) stay there. Right in the jungle, great to relax and see the nearby sights (like the Orang Utan Center) with the provided shuttle bus! Fantastic staff as well that helped us plan our further journey! Cannot recommend this enough!

  • 11th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Nice place in a great location. Rooms are rustic and simple but nice. Beds were very comfy. A decent location to stay overnight to see more of Sepilok and experience the rainforest. Free shuttle service was useful. The breakfast included was of a good standard as was the dinner, though was potentially the cause of an upset tummy or two. The staff were nice when they actually spoke to you, which was not often, they were not particularly interested in paying the guests much attention.


Amazing place, didn't want to leave!


Amazing place in a beautiful setting. Friendly staff treat you like family, meals cooked there every night are fanstastic - and everything is so cheap. Security available for valuables but I didn't need it my belongings were left in the long room and stayed completely safe the entire time.

  • 2nd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Our favourite accommodation in all of Borneo! It was like we stepped into a magical rainforest treehouse. The room was perfect. Clean with fresh linen. The outdoor bathroom was amazing. The staff were like family and the home cooked meals were not only delicous but great value for money.

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