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A friend and I I stayed at the Proboscis Lodge in September and overall it was THE best place we stayed in Borneo!
We were treated like Royalty the whole time we were there and the activities that were on offer were absolutely fantastic.
A very peaceful environment. Large deck overlooking the river. We stayed in one of the huts made of local materials but with AC, ensuite bathroom and hot water! Basic but clean.
The staff were very friendly and helpful. All except the manager are local villagers...More
Needless to say, after reading these reviews I was extremely hesitant about travelling to and staying at the Borneo Proboscis River Lodge. I am so glad we did, as it was a great experience and so much, much better than what we were expecting.
Like the other poster, we hated as soon as we got there. Unfortunately, we could not leave, as we arrived to late and there was no transportation available at that hour. To itemize our complaints:
Puddle in Room
Dirty Room (gecko poop everywhere)...More
The website said tha on arrival we would walk into a traditional native village setting - HA. It was like a junk yard.
The entrance to the dining area had rubbish piled up from the kitchen which stunk and was rotting. There was washing also...More