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Tabin Wildlife Resort

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Jalan Tunku, Lahad Datu 91125 Malaysia See on map
AMENITIES
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Accommodation is not luxurious, but amazing considering this is 18km or so into the jungle. wireless Internet connection is extremely poor (use it to send/receive emails without pictures only), but you won't need it. Nature experience here is top-notch. Mostly secondary forest (stopped lodging in...More

Date of stay: July 2012
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Reviewed August 12, 2012

Tabin resort is in a spectacular setting.  The rooms are lovely, ours was overlooking the river.  The bathrooms are a only ok and not in line with the upmarket feel of the accommodation.  The common area is also lovely.   However, we were disappointed with...More

Date of stay: August 2012
2  Thank Soihok
Reviewed July 31, 2012

I stayed for the 2 night, 3 day package in July 2012, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Everything was professionally managed and executed, and some of the comments in other reviews leave me wondering whether people actually stayed in the same place... I was met...More

Date of stay: July 2012
1  Thank Ttravellingfan
Reviewed July 1, 2012

We spent two nights at the Tabin Wildlife Resort and we loved every minute of it. After a bumpy 1,5 hour drive through the palm plantations we got to the resort. What we didn't know was that we would have our own personal guide throughout...More

Date of stay: June 2012
1  Thank JakobHagman
Reviewed March 11, 2012

We have stayed at a number of "jungle lodges" in different countries, most of them equally or even more expensive than Tabin,  so we know what to expect and we can tell a good guide from a bad one. For Tabin, my expectations were more...More

Date of stay: March 2012
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Description
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 Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
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
US$518 - US$600 (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$518 - US$600 (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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Dining (8)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Holidaymad
April 14, 2018|
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Response from Tabin_Marketing | Property representative |
Dear Sir/Madam, We do have credit card facilities in the resort, however it is depends on the signal if its difficult you may pay at our Lahad Datu office. Thank you. Regards, Sales & Marketing
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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
"Unless very fit request a Riverside Cabin or one of the lowest Hilside Cabins."
beverleyjmann
Oct. 28, 2018
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"River lodges are easily accessed; Hillside lodges (some of them) are quite a climb away."
SimonALeicester
Jun. 21, 2018
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"Request a room on the river unless you are very fit. The hill lodges have some steep steps."
traveller123WA
Apr. 28, 2018
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"Hillside lodge rooms are quiet and wonderful privacy (except for Monkey visits)"
hdbyrne
Oct. 20, 2017
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