We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Last Frontier Boutique Resort

Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
No availability for your dates from these sites
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
The Last Frontier Boutique Resort
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

272 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for The Last Frontier Boutique Resort
See the most recent reviews
Showing 217: English reviews
Bielefeld, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2011

We had 4 weeks in Sabah and did the 3D/2N tour which really was the best trip of the whole tour. Everything was beautiful (after we had finally succeeded to climb up the staircase). The last frontier resort is a beautiful place and Jason and Gert as well as their staff are doing a brilliant job. We can only recommend...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TinaRolf
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 24 February 2011

This was the highlight of our Borneo trip. There are many River Cruise resorts, but we would highly recommend that you choose this one. Jason coordinates the trip and is a great guy. Bonbon is the nature guide and is absolutely gifted. He's a bit on the quiet side, but if you ask him about the wildlife you will be...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank EZTravel1985
Putten, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 February 2011

We booked the 3D/2N trip and it's was fantastic! Beautiful and good location, excellent food and fantastic trips through the jungle. We saw uncountable many monkeys (Orang Utangs, Macaque's Probosbics) and elephants from sometimes a meter distance. Excellent tour with excellent employees!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank GJSchuit
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 27 January 2011

We stayed at Last Frontier Boutique resort in January 2011. We had a great stay, Jason and the other staff were great. The food was also the best we had in Borneo! It is also a small resort with only four rooms. This makes the stay so much better than staying in a crowdy place. We did several river cruises...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Annacath
Newcastle, UK
Reviewed 10 January 2011

We stayed at the Last Frontier in December and had a really great time. Jason and the other chaps looked after us really well. It's an amazing place right on top of a mountain ridge with great views. The climb up the 500+ wooden steps is something of challenge, but fine if you take it slowly. It's worth it when...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JessNOliver
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2010

Gert and Jason have a great thing going with this lodge. They are the only lodge up on a hill and the view down both valleys and to the river is breathtaking- and well worth the walk up the stairs! We really enjoyed the 2 evening river cruises and jungle trek- the guide Rodel knew a lot about the local...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Ashley M
London
Reviewed 22 October 2010

What to say about my superlative stay at the Last Frontier Lodge. Owners Gert and Jason really ensure you have a brilliant time, from the pick up in Sepilok to the drop of in Sandakan, it was the highlight of my two weeks in Malaysia. Being confronted by the 500 odd steps to get to the lodge is quite daunting...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Missdreadhead
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2010

Climbing all those stairs, especially having just climbed Mount Kinabalu and therefore being very sore, was daunting. However the experience at the lodge was totally worth it – one of the main highlight of our trip. Jason is a fantastic host – friendly and informative – and the food is amazing. The lunch we were given when we arrived was...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ElaineK80
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2010

We often say that people make the experience - well in this case it was the people, the location, the food, the surrounds - it was wonderful - I had read the reviews of the stairs, no problem - I climbed Mt Fuji in Japan the following week, also the food - fabulous, Jason - unbelievable - the quintessential host...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TravelHappyOne
Brasschaat, Belgium
Reviewed 26 September 2010

Don't let the stairways to the Last Frontier Resort put you off! Once you reach the top, you won't regret it. Gert is a perfect host and together with Jason, Bonbon and the rest of the staff he made our stay in his resort unforgettable. We enjoyed the boat trips, the jungle walks as well as the accomodation. This place...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Leonalen

290 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (283)
Viewed
Room/Suite (19)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (18)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (37)
Viewed
View from Room (22)
Viewed
Dining (32)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (153)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (1)
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Sandakan
39.0 km away
Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan
50.1 km away
Sepilok Jungle Resort
Sepilok Jungle Resort
#5 of 32 in Sandakan
604 reviews
2.7 km away
Kinabatangan Jungle Camp
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.1 km away
Nature Lodge Kinabatangan
Nature Lodge Kinabatangan
#6 of 29 in Sandakan
345 reviews
7.9 km away
Borneo Nature Lodge
Borneo Nature Lodge
#8 of 29 in Sandakan
177 reviews
1.5 km away
Bilit Rainforest Lodge
Bilit Rainforest Lodge
#1 of 3 in Kota Kinabatangan
250 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Last Frontier Resort is a unique resort in the Kinabatangan area. As the first and only, it's located on top of a 100 meter high hill with a beautiful view over the forest sanctuary and the Kinabatangan River. Our packages include accommodation, 3 meals a day and an evening river cruise. Optional we can provide jungle trekking, night river cruises and night walks in the jungle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Last Frontier Boutique Resort

Address: Kampung Bilit | Kinabatangan River, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: $234 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your The Last Frontier Boutique Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Last Frontier Boutique Hotel Sandakan
The Last Frontier Boutique Resort Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Last Frontier Boutique Resort staff and other travellers.
7 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (7)

Questions? Get answers from The Last Frontier Boutique Resort staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“best view, clean and comfortable.”
cherihuang2017, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you can climb steps”
HelenB893, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“They only have a few so you cannot go wrong!”
MattUnsworth, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you don't receive a reply via email, arrange to stay a night at Pangankan Dii and have them help you book your stay here.”
alisonp102, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“You won't have much choice of rooms - but that doesn't matter. Revel in the fact there is no wi-fi or phone signal...”
schafd, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Check these sites for availability
Booking.com
Priceline
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates