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Sepilok Forest Edge Resort Reviews

Jalan Rambutan, Sepilok Mile 14, Sandakan, Malaysia

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62 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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Great place to stay, value for money. Staff were so and helpful, people! The surroundings are as well. Rooms but fine.

  • 26th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


A hotel resort with chalets and then separate Labuk B&B longhouse, which consists of double rooms and dorms (more or less the same as the double rooms). Obvious that facilities are there for the chalet guest. The grounds are beautiful, the pool (rather pond) is a nice touch, though full of algae and has no circulation system. Only 1 showet and 1 toilet for all dorm guests. If you are on a tight budget, beware that restaurant caters to chalet guests, no low budget options. Dorms good value.

  • 18th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great staff. Great food. Beautiful location. Nice pool. Good value (dorm). Really special place. Highly recommended.

  • 7th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great Staff! Had a wonderful time there. No hot water in the budget lodge. Excellent breakfast. The pool is 80 cm deep. ahahah it's basically a pond with no fish but feels good.


Great location if you would like to stay within walking distance to the Orangutang Sanctuary, Sun Bear Centre and Rainforest Discovery Centre. Staff are also very helpful and friendly. We stayed in a private room with ensuite in the longhouse (rather than the more expensive cabins) and felt that it was still quite expensive for what was offered. The bonus is that you get a buffet breakfast complete with cereal, toast, fruit, coffee/tea and eggs of your choice.


In a good location within walking distance of the orangutan centre. On site restaurant is a bit pricey but it dishes up good sized portions and the breakfasts are good. The staff were helpful and happy to advise on and arrange onward travel


This is a refreshing break coming from either KK or sandakan. Instantly relaxed as soon as you're there because of the beautiful surroundings. Atmosphere was lovely and the staff couldn't be nicer. Also the food was so good. 5 minute walk from the orangutan sanctuary. Would go back in a heart beat.


Very beautiful small resort. The place was very clean and staff nice. Food in the restaurant was good. And location is excellent in an easy walking distance from the orangutan park. Some weaknesses there was too: Internet connection was down most of the time, only very few electricity plugs available and many of them not working, and swimming pool was dirty. These should anyway be easy to fix.

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