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Tabin Wildlife Resort

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Jalan Tunku, Lahad Datu 91125 Malaysia See on map
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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were promised the amazing luxury of a shower in the jungle and we got it plus lots more! The room had air conditioning and a balcony over the river. We were kept busy throughout our stay - looked after really well by Jessica -...More

Thank Diane E
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice, clean and functional room (river lodge) with view on river and forest. Nice staff and very knowledable guide (Mawi). Food is good and varies daily (buffet). Special dish served for vegetarian on demand increasing options. Special wildlife mix because resort is neighboring palm oil...More

Thank Hek1313
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We really loved this lodge. The room was really nicely done, felt very old school in a good way and lots of care was taken to make the room feel home while we were there. Food was good and the omelettes cooked in the morning...More

1  Thank musesparrow
Reviewed June 30, 2018

When you arrive and stand on your villas deck and there are otters playing in the river below you know that this must be good. With the help of the resort guides and drivers we were shown Orangutan, Macaques, Gibbons, Pygmy Elephants, Hornbills, Snakes.etc etc....More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed June 21, 2018

We stayed here for three nights while travelling around Malaysian Borneo. It is a long and bumpy drive along a gravel and mud track into Tabin Nature reserve and is somewhat disconcerting as on one side of the track are monotonous rows of oil palms...More

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Tabin Was declared a wildlife reserve because of the large numbers of animal species inhabiting its forest, including several which are highly endangered. With a protected forest area of 120,500 hectares, Tabin plays ...More an important role as a dedicated ground for the breeding of endangered wildlife and protected mammals in Sabah. Tabin Wildlife Resort offers visitor facilities and accommodation within the wildlife reserve to provide a comfortable stay whilst experiencing the spectacular Borneo flora and fauna. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$494 - US$608 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Tabin Wildlife Hotel Lahad Datu
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > Lahad Datu
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$494 - US$608 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Tabin Wildlife Hotel Lahad Datu
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > Lahad Datu
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Room & Suite (34)
Dining (6)
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Holidaymad
April 14, 2018|
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Response from Bird-Fanatic | Reviewed this property |
We used our credit card. No problem.
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Gooner_119
May 6, 2015|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
That depends on where you start from in the morning. It is 1h+ drive from Lahad Datu. I'm sure they offer game drives/walks as a day activity. I would just give them a call and ask!
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Room Tips
"River lodges are easily accessed; Hillside lodges (some of them) are quite a climb away."
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"Request a room on the river unless you are very fit. The hill lodges have some steep steps."
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"Hillside lodge rooms are quiet and wonderful privacy (except for Monkey visits)"
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"River views are nice"
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