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Toronto
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Stunning resort, steps from Sepilok rehabilitation center. There are 17 private cottages in the resort, very private. Each cottage has a nice queen- king bed, TV, open concept 2 sink bathroom, huge shower. You can hear only birds during day and some other creatures at night. Beautiful landscape, surrounded by water. Food in the restaurant was fresh, well presented and...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 9 May 2016

It's walking distance to the Sepilok Orang Utan rehabilitation centre, rainforest discovery centre and the Sun Bear Conservation centre. The whole resort is so soothing and relaxing. You can take a nice 1-2 hour walk around the resort. The room is clean and comfy. There's a restaurant that serves decent food too. Overall, enjoyed my stay here.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Sepilok Nature Resort was so exceptionally good that it almost made the two adjacent rehabilitation centres secondary to my visit. Clean comfortable well equipped chalets with a private hammock balcony set around a lake and tropical gardens. A very terrace good restaurant and bar in the main lodge. Particularly obliging staff. 5 star service and ambience at 3 star prices....

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1Thank Irlantilainen
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

If you are in Sandakan for the wildlife, this should be your 'base of operations'! There is really no point staying in sandakan city, there is very very little to do there that is remotely interesting - and considering all the great wildlife at your doorstep in Sepilok why go anywhere else! We had 2 days in the city and...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We absolutely loved this hotel. We began our honeymoon (en route to Bali) with two nights at SNR. Upon arrival at airport, we were met by Sonny, a member of the staff and guide. He helped me find an ATM in the airport, took care of our bags, and even helped rush us to the resort so we could see...

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3Thank wwstraveler
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2016

The resort is gorgeous and staff are friendly and very helpful. They far exceeded our expectations. Thank you for a wonderful stay. Short walk to the Orangutan sanctuary. Food was fantastic and the setting beautiful overlooking the lake.We would highly recommend this resort.

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2Thank laurel12016
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This was our first night in Borneo and I was really pleased the lodge was so good. Rooms were large, clean and comfortable. The little lake had lots of birdlife which we could watch whilst having breakfast. The staff were very polite and friendly.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Overall the resort is gorgeous. Situated only 5 mins walk from the main attractions in Sepilok with the lobby and restaurant set in front of a beautiful little lake. The chalets are mainly around the lake and blend into the environment. As they had no more room in these chalets, we did not stay in those chalet but on the...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 April 2016

One of the friendliest hotel we've stayed at during our Malaysia trip. People are very nice and help at every step. Everyone was especially nice to our children. Location is fantastic. Short walk to the sanctuaries and not too far from the Rain Forest Discovery Center. We traveled as a family with two little kids (5 and 3) and were...

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1Thank NS_MA_USA
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We booked this resort after cancelling Sepilok Jungle Resort. Our booking was made directly with the resort prior to our travelling. This resort is more upmarket but not much more expensive than others in town. The restaurant is the best, and the staff was amazing and it is next door to Sepilok Orangulan Centre. The resort is well designed, our...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hidden amongst a veritable treasure trove of tropical plants and grasses, hug trees and spectacular orchids in bloom, the quaint bungalows of the Sepilok Nature Resort are within walking distance of the world-famous Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, precious home of the last wild Orang Utans of Northern Borneo. Combining rich traditional style with contemporary luxury, Sepilok Nature Resort is the ideal starting point for most other wildife land destinations in Sabah such as the fauna rich Kinabatangan River and the surrounding Sukau area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sepilok Nature Resort

Address: Jalan Sepilok | KM 22.5 (Mile 14) Off Jalan Sapi Nangoh PPM 255 Elopura Sandakan Sabah, Sepilok 90000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sepilok
Price Range: $22 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sepilok Nature Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“11 & 12 are better as they are on raised platform. They provide an all round view of a beautiful surrounding.”
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 of 5 bubbles baridt, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All good so cannot help”
 of 5 bubbles frilary2016, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Beds a little hard but solve the problem if you ask. Separate chalets all peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles frilary, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“12a- corner chalet- so Great views of the lake and jungle.”
 of 5 bubbles mariama459, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some Chalets are up high with lots of steps, which can be quite dangerous in the wet.”
 of 5 bubbles carmelte, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
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