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    Osman's Homestay

    Kinabatangan river, a few minutes by boat from Sukau village, Sukau, Malaysia
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    Traveller (218)
    Pool & Beach (3)
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    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good14%
    • Average3%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible7%
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    “his wife” (28 reviews)
    “funny guy” (4 reviews)
    Breakfast included
    Free Wifi
    Rooftop Bar
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    1 - 5 of 87 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    A truly fabulous trip! Osman and his family were extremely welcoming and Osman’s wife is an excellent cook. Osman is an amazing guide and he made every effort to show us the wonderful wildlife on the Kinabatangan. He showed us wild orangutangs, Pygmy Elephants, crocodiles,...More

    Thank zoeclinton
    Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

    4 of us stayed with Osman and his family and it was one of the highlights of our 2.5 month trip is SE Asia. We texted his wife, Yanti, who told us which bus to get, where to get off, organised a taxi to meet...More

    Thank Camilla B
    Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

    Dream and nightmare Three days of impressive wilderness: uncountable birds, incredible monkeys, sweet elephants and massive crocodiles. BUT: Osman himself is a nightmare in person. He constantly talks and he lets loose tons of bul**hit. Which made all of us (four couples) feel utterly uncomfortable...More

    1  Thank Nils M
    Reviewed 3 September 2017

    I have read about Osman on someone's blog: they didn't have the chance to spot wildlife at Danum Valley, so they come here. They were very impressed by the number of animals Osman found for them. I got curious and here we are. We didin't...More

    3  Thank Dana M
    Reviewed 12 August 2017

    What a fantastic experience! We booked our stay through Osman's wife, Yanti, via whatsapp (+60 19841 5259) and they arranged for someone to pick us up from Sukau Junction. When you arrive in Sukau, you are picked up by Osman or one of his family...More

    Thank cthrnjayne
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    • 4
    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • Kinabatangan District >
    • Sukau
    • Also Known As
    • Osman's Homestay Sukau, Kinabatangan District
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    Traveller (218)
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    Bathroom (2)
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    loopysilvette
    11 July 2017|
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    Response from Beatrice1992 | Reviewed this property |
    This is his wife's phone number: +60 (0) 19 841 5259. Her name is Yanti, she is extremely helpful and responds very quickly to messages on WhatsApp. I'm not sure if staying in another lodge is possible - it's probably less... More
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    Response from Patrizia S | Reviewed this property |
    Don't go there!Hi! Two days ago my boyfriend and I were at Osman's Homestay. First: the prices and the activities are different. It is 70rm per person for one night including meals and 50rm per per person for one trip on the... More
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    "Join in for as many boat rides as possible - they're so cheap and the more you do, the more chances of..."
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    "The rooms are basic, clean and have pedestal fans. Shared bathroom and western toilets."
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    "Rustic cabin on the river"
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