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Borneo Nature Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, after touring round asia already for a couple of weeks, staying in top class hotels we arrived here for 3 nights, and it was a bit of a culture shock... But we soon fell in love with the place. Being a nature lodge, it...More

3  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for only one night. It is clean but basic. No WiFi, but who needs it!! You are here to see real Borneo life. We went on a river trip from 4-6pm. Saw lots of birds, monkeys, no crocodiles although we looked hard....More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic lodge. The accommodation is in keeping with the rainforest. Comfy beds, good showers and air con included. Not crowded with tourists. The food is fantastic with something for everyone! Service is friendly. The place is clean. Whilst there we had macaques...More

1  Thank Amelia C
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Good food. Friendly. Quiet. No tv or WiFi. Great opportunities to see wildlife on the river. Crocs, all kinds of monkeys, orangutans, birds, lizards. We missed seeing the elephants. Wine is super expensive. Friendly. Water pressure bad. Eco friendly.

1  Thank Helen R
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights mid March, 2018. It was exactly as described, a lovely clean nature lodge which exceeded our expectations. It provided everything we needed in a stunning rainforest environment beside the river. Walter was super helpful and the buffet style food...More

1  Thank WatersedgeBoathouse
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VanessaAus
3 June 2018|
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Response from cesar e | Property representative |
Hi there, Should be no problem with suitcases or backpacks even though you will have to reach the lodge by boat from the jetty. Regards, Cesar (Operations Manager) Borneo Nature Lodge
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Sugar577
26 January 2017|
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Yes, we are aware of the various advisories. Sadly, the coastal areas and islands around Semporna have seen incidents of cross-border criminal acts. Currently, there is a Maritime Patrol and Surveillance in place at night... More
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LemurLand
21 November 2016|
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there are line on cellular phone also at lodge and you may use your hand phone to call out of the country, thank you!
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