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Bilit Adventure Lodge

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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

If you want 5 stars you will get many millions of them in the sky. Lodgings are basic and clean. Various activities occur daily from twice daily river safaris where you can see a wide range of jungle animals and birdlife. Walks and lunch in...More

1  Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Situated about 2 hours by bus from Sandakan and then a short river boat cruise down the Kinabatangan river from the village of Bilit you will arrive in what feels like the jungles of Borneo. And if you're headed to Borneo isn't that what you're...More

1  Thank Jacki S
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Bilit, a town of a couple of hundred, is two hours' drive from Sandakan along roads which are mostly under construction. The Lodge is across the Kinabatangan River and downstream far enough to be away from town lights. Boats ferry guests to the Lodge. The...More

3  Thank Les W
Reviewed 17 November 2015

My first impression was wow, this really is in the jungle. The hotel can only be approached by a small boat trip up the Kinabatangan River. After arriving at the jetty, you realise that you are away from it all, a phone network but certainly...More

2  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This is situated in the jungle along with some neighbouring resorts. Boat trips up and down the river allow you to see wildlife in their natural habitat. We saw pigmy elephants, proboscis monkeys, macaques and many types of birds. Some others also saw crocodiles and...More

1  Thank Brian C
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briscoe111
14 October 2017|
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Response from Sue M | Reviewed this property |
You may need to arrange with the lodge as the only way in is by boat and I think each lodge has their own boats.
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Journeygirl1964
2 October 2015|
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Response from cavemann2015 | Reviewed this property |
No nothing except one of the domestic cats which came in for a cuddle. This place was one of the highlights of our 10 month trip.
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Nicole1958
21 June 2015|
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Response from yvonne f | Reviewed this property |
yes amazing in the jungle
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"We only went in one room but would assume they are al the same."
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"All rooms are much the same with jungle views"
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"Four rooms to each little lodge. Number 4 is further away from the dining area, but closer to the jungle and..."
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"get the rear rooms with view to jungle and watch the monkeys"
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