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North Borneo Biostation

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Kg. Bak Bak, mile 7, Kudat 89057 Malaysia See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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25 Nov.26 Nov.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely cabin, short walk to the beach, swimming, snorkeling, stand up paddling and star gazing. Friendly staff, good food, unique quiet beautiful beach. I saw many birds and a few see turtles, I also found NEMO on a snorkel trip. The outdoor shower was unique,...More

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is really amazing as on the pictures. Staff was really nice and helpful. We ate onyl delicious dinners in the reatuarant. Giovanni - diving manager - is really kind, mindful, patient and well-prepared, knows the marine life well.

Thank EdinaM166
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’m going to review this hotel in several parts because they are all different. As everyone has mentioned Giovanni is indeed amazing. We only snorkeled with him but he was patient and understanding and so amazingly helpful that words do not do him justice. I’d...More

Thank Neisha D
Response from Giovanni d, Dive Centre Manager at North Borneo BiostationResponded 1 week ago

Dear Neisha, Thank you so much for your nice review! I am really happy to know that you enjoyed the snorkelling tour, as it has been a real pleasure for me as well showing you the huge diversity of corals and reef fishes we have...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

It was a great place to relax and explore. It was really great, quiet accommodations with our own cabin with a sea view and only sounds of birds and nature around. We did a exploratory dive with the guide Giovanni who is connected with the...More

3  Thank RagnhildB92
Response from Giovanni d, Dive Centre Manager at North Borneo BiostationResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ragnhild, Thank you so much for all the nice words you wrote in your review. It has been a real pleasure for me meeting both you and your partner, as well as taking you diving and sharing with you my passion for the underwater...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

I was lucky to stay at North Borneo Biostation for a few days last week and would highly recommend it to anyone wanting a diving/snorkelling holiday, or simply a relaxing break in a remote location. After ten years of scuba diving, it was fun and...More

2  Thank Erin B
Response from Giovanni d, Dive Centre Manager at North Borneo BiostationResponded 1 week ago

Dear Erin, Thank you indeed for the nice words you wrote in your review. Freediving is an amazing activity, which enables us to learn so much about ourselves. Since I am totally in love with it, it was not difficult for me to transfer you...More

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Description
20 Comfortable chalets for the guests, large open restaurant with spectacular sea view and cosy bar. Tailored boat trips to islands for diving, snorkeling, beautiful caves visiting, etc. Google us for more More info. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Pool
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
USD 62 - USD 67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
North Borneo Biostation Kudat, Sabah
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > Kudat
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
USD 62 - USD 67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
North Borneo Biostation Kudat, Sabah
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > Kudat
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Traveller (225)
Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (18)
Dining (11)
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darren312
17 September 2018|
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Response from Alexander_NBB | Property representative |
Hi, the answer to all the questions is yes! )). We have quite nice house reef just 200m off resort shore, Hope to see you in November!
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Jasmine2018
25 January 2018|
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Response from PaxRo | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to worry about any of those. Taxi is the only way to travel to downtown Kudat from the resort.. so tell your taxi driver that you are going to KK and he will drop you off where the shared van to KK is parked... More
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Rachel H
25 September 2016|
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Response from David W |
We stayed for one week in March and saw no monkeys at all.
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"My cabin had a view, but was near the restaurant which was noisy one night, otherwise quite."
jennybG6301GF
2 days ago
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"Chalets in the first row have the best view for sea."
EdinaM166
1 week ago
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"We recommend paying just a bit more to have a chalet in the front."
A3738LIkathyk
15 Mar. 2018
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"Best views are with the chalets on the front row (numbers 1 to 5)"
FrankD561
22 Feb. 2018
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