Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Where To Stay - Hostel, Lodge & Resorts

The Mark's Lodge

The Mark's Lodge - Room rates start at RM154++. New hostel, located at Bandar Indah, Sandakan. All trendy rooms with A/C, free wifi and cable TV.

Lot 1-7, Block 36, Bandar Indah,
 Mile 4, North Road,
 90000, Sandakan, Sabah.
 Tel: +6089-210055

Winho Lodge

Winho Lodge Sandakan – located in the heart of Sandakan Nature City. Walking distance from places of interest, shopping centre, restaurants, banks and public transport. With a total of 23 clean and affordable rooms. Private rooms with air-con and attached bathroom from RM50.00 to RM90.00. Other facilities like CCTV security systems, free internet & Wifi, Hot & Cold Shower, Tv for private & Family rooms and laundry service.

Lot 8 & 9, Block 19 ,Jalan 2,
90702 Sandakan, Sabah.
Tel: +6089 212310

Sandakan Backpackers

Sandakan Backpackers - Backpacker guesthouse with small dorm rooms at RM25.00 and private rooms with air-con starting at RM60.00. All with harbor views. Laundry runs at an expensive RM15 per kilo. Run by the owner, Zaina, who doubles as a travel agent. On Harbor Square near Gentingmas Mall, near the KFC.

Lot 108, 1st Floor, Block SH-11,
Sandakan Harbour Square,
Sandakan, Sabah.
Phone: (+6089) 221104 / (+6012) 832 3031

Sea View Sandakan Budget and Backpackers

Sea View Sandakan Budget & Backpackers Hotel - Old world charm and views of Sulu Sea can be enjoyed at Sea View Sandakan Budget and Backpackers Hotel. Surrounded by tropical greenery, it offers free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour front desk. Located within a 5-minute walk from Sandakan Central Market and Harbor Mall. Sandakan Airport is about 6 miles from the hotel. Affordable air conditioned rooms come with a TV and free drinking water. Rooms come with either shared bathrooms or private bathrooms.

Lot 126, 1st Floor, End of Jalan Dua,
Harbour Square 14,
90000 Sandakan, Sabah.


Sandakan Harbor Square B&B - is a 3 storey house, newly build in the year 2007 plain and simple, located in the heart of the city. You can be assured personalized service from our friendly and helpful staff members. It’s also a great meeting point for all, a place to meet other travelers from all over the world and make new friends. Rooms rate (private bathroom) from RM 45-RM65. Fan and airconditioned dormitaries also available from RM18-RM21.

Block HS10, Lot 100, 1 – 3 Floor,
Harbor Square, 90000 Sandakan, Sabah.
Tel: +6 089-223582 / +6089-676442

Sandakan Hostel & Backpackers (formerly Sunset Harbor Botik Hostel) - Clean, quiet and safe located near the harbour opposite the Central Market (which offers fresh fruits, groceries, food court, pearls, and apparels from 2AM to 5PM). Some rooms has road frontage, where portion of the sea can be seen while other rooms offer no views. Fan and airconditioned dormitaries also available from RM20 onwards.

Lot 126, 1st Floor, Phase 1E,
Sandakan, Sabah
Tel: +6089 221221

Sepilok Jungle Resort

Sepilok Jungle Resort - Let its beautiful landscaped gardens and wide expanse of lush jungle transport you back in time. No of room : 60. Location: Sepilok, 5 minutes walk away from Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and 20 minutes walk from Rainforest Discovery Centre. Rating: 2 star by the Ministry of Tourism. Rooms rates from RM28 – RM170.

Restaurant open daily from 7.30am to 10pm

Attractions: Swimming pool, children's pool and jacuzzi, Asian Box Turtle Hatchery, Bird watching, jungle trail, mini gym, Free Wifi in restaurant, internet service, tour desk, money exchange, laundry service.

Jalan Rambutan, Mile 14, Sepilok,
90000 Sandakan, Sabah.
Phone :          +60 89 533031 / 533041 / 533051
Email :            info@sepilokjungleresort.com
Website :        www.sepilokjungleresort.com

Sepilok Nature Resort

Sepilok Nature Resort - Sepilok Nature Resort is within walking distance of the world-famous Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. The fully air-conditioned twin bed chalets feature beautiful lake or jungle view verandas and private bathrooms with hot water; the surrounding garden that offers and amazing display of tropical plants and grasses and a collection of more than one hundred and fifty different Asian orchid species. Room rates from RM330 - RM430.

There is a restaurant in the resort main building built with attractive traditional wooden interior, overlooking the lush lowland tropical rainforest canopies. Guest can enjoy a sumptuous meals cooked by our chef with a fusion of local and western cuisines served in the central building under covered terraces in a serene setting facing the lake and virgin rainforest.

Arrange a taxi from the airport. The resort is approximately a 40-minute drive from the airport and taxi should cost you around RM35-40 per way. Alternatively you can take the bus marked "Sepilok Batu 14" (Sepilok - 14th Mile) at the bus stand next to the Sandakan Waterfront Market.

Sepilok Forest Edge Resort

Sepilok Forest Edge Resort - offers lodging in a farm environment. Several chalets such as Standard Chalet, Family Chalet, Superior Chalet and also Long House with several rooms. Ideal for backpackers or natural enthustiatics. Incorporated on  20 acres undulating land - at the forest edge of the world famous Orang Utan Forest Reserved "Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre". Rooms rates from RM180-RM500 for chalets, and from RM30-RM70 for Long House’s domitory rooms.

Jalan Rambutan, Sepilok Mile 14,
Sandakan, Sabah.
Tel: +6089 533190 ; +6089 533245
Website: http://www.sepilokforestedge.com/

Nipah Lodge

Nipah Lodge - Nipah Lodge Resort is surrounded by nature with mangrove paths. A perfect retreat place to get away from busy hostels and lodges. It is the only accommodation within minutes to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. The view from each private chalet balcony and dorm rooms are overlooking to a pure serenity of a low land forest. It is like being part of a scene from National Geographic rainforest. Private rooms rate from RM100. 8 bed mixed dorm from RM31 per person.

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey, 
Mile 19, Jalan SPS3, 
Sandakan, Sabah.
Tel: +6089 672177

Bilit Rainforest Lodge

Bilit Rainforest Lodge - located beside the Lower Kinabatangan River in the village of Bilit, about 2.5 hours from Sandakan. It is set amidst lush tropical forest and offers comfort and peaceful relaxation as well as a base for easy exploration of the incredible diversity of plant, mammal and bird life at the Kinabatangan region.

All chalets and the restaurant are made from local hardwood material and are designed to blend into the nature giving a unique local native ambience. A boardwalk connects the jetty, restaurant and all the chalets.

Lodge facilities:
12 semi-detached and 6 detached chalets with queen size beds.
All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, private bathroom with hot & cold shower
Restaurant with bar, Internet facilities ( in the future ), Souvenir corner.

Publish Rate: RM210.00 - RM350.00

Address :      
Lot 33A, 1st FLoor Block E,
Utama Place, Mile 6, North Road,
90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.
Phone :          +6089 202388
Email :            info@tropicalg.com
Website :        http://www.tropicalg.com

Barefoot Sukau Lodge

Barefoot Sukau Lodge – created to provide a differentiated experience for visitors coming to enjoy and learn about the extra-ordinary nature and rich biodiversity of the Lower Kinabatangan River.

The great ambience and personalized service of the lodge is best suited for those looking for a clean and carefree atmosphere, where they can inter-mingle with other guests and the local community, yet enjoy a private space when needed.

They can, as our name says, walk around barefooted if they so wish.

Barefoot Sukau Lodge is our guest's cozy home during their visit to Sukau. Guests will experience the awesome natural environment of Sukau Village along the longest river in Sabah.

Publish Rate: RM230.00 - RM480.00

Address : Kg. Sukau,
Kinabatangan, Sandakan,
Sabah, Malaysia


P.O.Box 73 Likas,
89403 Kota Kinabalu,
Sabah, Malaysia

KK Sales Office
Lot 1, 2nd Floor, Wisma KKM, KM8.5,
Jalan Tuaran,
 88450 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Phone :          +6088 384301
Email :            enquiry@barefootsukau.com
Website :        htttp://www.barefootsukau.com

Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Sukau Rainforest Lodge – Opened in May 1995 (20 rooms ecolodge), Sukau Rainforest Lodge is built on stilts using Borneo hardwood species and is completely self sufficient in water and power supply, utilising rainwater and solar energy. Electric motors are used for river safari tours to wildlife areas to minimise air and noise pollution and reduce stress to the wildlife. Every room has an attached bathroom with solar hot water shower while electricity is supplied at night by a generator set. 2010 will witness our lodge undergoing extensive RM2 million upgrade of guestrooms, Gekko lounge, reception and gift shop and the addition of  Gomantong Hall, a design inspired by Gomantong Caves of Sukau. 

With the completion of these extensions, the Sukau Rainforest Lodge now offers the following: -

 · New - Guestrooms
 · New - Lounge and Reception Area
 · New - Gomantong Hall · New - Gift Shop
 · Kari Boardwalk (named after our landowner)
 · Melapi Restaurant  and jetty complete with sunset deck
 · Four bird and wildlife viewing decks
 · Information Gallery
 · 1,500 ft long covered Hornbill Boardwalk complete with two elephant “passes”

Address : Lot 1, Pusat Perindustrian Kolombong Jaya,
Mile 5.5, 88450 Kota Kinabalu,
Sabah, Malaysia
Phone :+6089 845100
Email : info@sukau.com
Website : http://www.sukau.com

Nature Lodge Kinabatangan

Nature Lodge Kinabatangan - Located along the Sungai Kinabatangan, our lodge is the only trace of civilisation within the proximity. Be prepared to get all misty eyed over the surreal lush greenery, intended to be left untouched for your viewing pleasure. It is, of course, free to indulge yourself with nature’s most promising scenery.

Staying in Nature Lodge Kinabatangan, you will pass through a little village known as Kampung Bilit - where the people’s lives are simple and absolutely remote from the outside world.

Publish Rate: RM320.00 - RM1,250.00 (with package for two or three days)

Address :    Kampung Bilit,
Kota Kinabatangan,
Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.
Phone :  +6088 230534 or +6013 8636263
Email :    sales@nasalislarvatustours.com
Website :  http://www.naturelodgekinabatangan.com

New Sandakan B&B

New Sandakan B&B – Room rates from RM45.00 to RM60.00 for two persons.

Lot 1450, Taman Fortune,
Batu 8, Sandakan, Sabah.
Tel: +6089 674933

Sepilok Bed & Breakfast

Sepilok Bed & Breakfast - Comfortable accommodation located 1km from Sepilok OrangUtan Rehabilitation Centre and only 2 minutes walk from Rainforest Discovery Centre. 

 Room rates from RM 25 to RM75.

CL20110, Jalan Sawmill,
Off Jalan Sepilok,
Phone : +6089 534050 / +6019 8330901
Email : sepilok_bnb@yahoo.com

Pat's Bed and Breakfast

PAT'S Bed and Breakfast Lodge - Located at Mile 1.5  between bus station and city centre. Family home atmosphere, clean dormitory rooms with fan or A/C. Comfortable living room and nice balcony. Kitchen for your own use. Laundry service available. 

Room rate at RM29 per pax. 

Mile 1½  North Road,
Sandakan, Sabah
Tel: +60 019 5843895 or +60 016 834548

Selingan Island Resort

Selingan Island ResortFor bookings and enquiries, please contact Crystal Quest Sdn. Bhd at Sabah Jetty Park, Sandakan.

Selingan Island,
90000 Sandakan, Sabah.
Tel : +6 089 212711