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Top 10 Hotels in Kota Kinabatangan

Kinabatangan Sunshine Lodge
The price is P2,431 per night
23.23 km from city center
2.5/5 (4 reviews)

"We had booked and paid for a river safari and accommodation with this lodge, and had emailed with them to arrange for pick up time and location, after waiting 3 hours for them to arrive, we were finally to learn that the manager was on holiday and would not be honoring our arrangement or payment. ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

Kinabatangan Sunshine Lodge
Myne Resort
3 out of 5
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24.17 km from city center
Myne Resort
Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort
The price is P10,781 per night
22.78 km from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (9 reviews)

"The lodge organised your transport from sandakan or Sepilok and takes approx 2-3 hrs. Included in the price is a boat trip in the afternoon, your dinner on night of arrival, dawn boat trip and two short morning and night walks through the jungle and breakfast. You then leave at 8:20am they drop you ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2018

Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort
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Sukau Greenview Bed & Breakfast - Hostel
2 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P1,163 per night
33.27 km from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (30 reviews)

"It was a last minute decision to stay but it was great... Friendly, helpful staff, basic but comfortable lodgings,... A good choice"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Sukau Greenview Bed & Breakfast - Hostel
Nature Lodge Kinabatangan
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22.25 km from city center
3.4/5 (8 reviews)

"The accommodation and food was nice, we were let down by the tours and communication. The night walk was disappointing as we walked very close to our accommodation, so was not really the jungle walk we were expecting. However the river cruises were good, apart from being let down by our boat breaking ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2019

Nature Lodge Kinabatangan
The Last Frontier Boutique Resort
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23.81 km from city center
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Awesome experience

"I would definately recommend this place over the larger lodges. Only four guestrooms, so you will get a more personal experience than in a crowded river boat. Gert and his team will make you feel welcome from the first minute. The rooms were clean and comfortable and food was great. Thanks to our ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2019

The Last Frontier Boutique Resort
Singgahmata Holidays Camp
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24.19 km from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (4 reviews)

"buon camp nella giugla.. spartano ma il cibo casareccio e il personale stupendo fanno dimenticare la camera certo non eccezionale. Inoltre le piccole barche sono più idonee per avvicinarsi agli animali, e il nostro "capitano" aveva occhi di falco e ci ha consetito di vedere tantissimi animali."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2017

Singgahmata Holidays Camp
Borneo Nature Lodge
2.5 out of 5
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The price is P16,890 per night
31.27 km from city center
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Fabulous jungle stay

"Excellent rooms and restaurant. Wonderful staff who are very friendly and welcoming. Amazing location."…"

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2015

Borneo Nature Lodge
Sukau Backpackers B&B
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33.43 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Good value for the money

"We stayed at the B&B for 2 nights. The stuff was great, they even woke up at 5:3am to prepare our breakfast (normally it was from 8am) as we had to leave early. Rooms and bathroom were also good, just the humidity was a bit troubling but that is to be expected in the region. Overall, we enjoyed our ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2018

Sukau Backpackers B&B
Kinabatangan Wildlife Lodge
2 out of 5
Jalan Sukau Bilit, Kota Kinabatangan, Sabah
The price is P3,065 per night
22.98 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"I just stayed for a week conducting research and had a great stay. The owner, Ben, and staff are wonderful people and I consider them friends now. The room & bed was clean and comfortable and solid WiFI was available at the eating area (helpful for those working). The in-room AC unit helps A LOT ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020

Kinabatangan Wildlife Lodge
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Visiting Kota Kinabatangan

Visitors can enjoy all that Kota Kinabatangan has to offer including the rainforests and aquarium. In Kota Kinabatangan, there are 10 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from. The closest major airport is in Sandakan (SDK), 31.3 mi (50.4 km) from the city centre. The next closest is in Lahad Datu (LDU), 36.2 mi (58.3 km) away.

Dressing for Kota Kinabatangan

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 32°C and the nighttime average to be 23°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 31°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • July to September averages 31°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 32°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • About 104 millimetres of rain falls on Kota Kinabatangan each year
  • Hottest months are usually March and December with an average temperature of 31°C, while the coldest months are November and March with an average of 23°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Kota Kinabatangan?
Myne Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and private balconies. Other good choices for your trip include Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort and Kinabatangan Sunshine Lodge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kota Kinabatangan, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Kota Kinabatangan.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Kota Kinabatangan?
Singgahmata Holidays Camp is a top lodge for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and premium linens for its human guests.

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