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Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort
3 out of 5
Lot 1, Kampung Bilit, Kota Kinabatangan, Sabah
The price is AU$318 per night from 28 Oct. to 28 Oct.
22.78 km from city centre
4.2/5 Excellent! (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 31 Dec. 2018

Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort
Borneo Nature Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Sukau, Sandakan, Kota Kinabatangan, Sabah
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The price is AU$514 per night from 7 Nov. to 7 Nov.
31.27 km from city centre
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Fabulous jungle stay
"Excellent rooms and restaurant. Wonderful staff who are very friendly and welcoming. Amazing location."

Reviewed on 12 Apr. 2015

Borneo Nature Lodge
Sukau Greenview Bed & Breakfast
2 out of 5
Jalan Tepi Sungai, Kg Sukau, W.D.T. 2, Kota Kinabatangan
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The price is AU$34 per night from 7 Nov. to 7 Nov.
33.27 km from city centre
4.3/5 Excellent! (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 28 Oct. 2019

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Kinabatangan Sunshine Lodge
2.5 out of 5
NT 1316, Kg. Bilit Kinabatangan, Sandakan, Kota Kinabatangan, Sabah
The price is AU$74 per night from 28 Oct. to 28 Oct.
23.23 km from city centre
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 13 Dec. 2019

Kinabatangan Sunshine Lodge
Tambisan Island Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Tambisan Island, Kampung Tambisan Laut, Tungku, Kota Kinabatangan, Sabah
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The price is AU$52 per night from 28 Oct. to 28 Oct.
122.34 km from city centre
Tambisan Island Lodge
Nature Lodge Kinabatangan
2 out of 5
Kampung Bilit, Sandakan, Kota Kinabatangan, Sabah
22.25 km from city centre
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 9 Jun. 2019

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Nature Lodge Kinabatangan
Bilit Adventure Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Kampung Bilit, Kinabatangan River, Kota Kinabatangan, Sabah
23.19 km from city centre
4.5/5 Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Nice 3D2n Experience
"Fantastic guides. Very knowledgeable and good at spotting wildlife. Aswad (one of the guides) is very personable and helpful. The river cruises were nice, but the jungle trek behind the property weren't as fruitful as I'd hoped. Food was good and never lacking for portion size."

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2018

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Bilit Adventure Lodge
Singgahmata Holidays Camp
3 out of 5
Bilit Village, Sandakan Town, Kota Kinabatangan, Sabah
24.19 km from city centre
4.3/5 Excellent! (4 reviews)
Lorenzo
"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 8 Mar. 2017

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Singgahmata Holidays Camp
Kinabatangan Wildlife Lodge
2 out of 5
Jalan Sukau Bilit, Kota Kinabatangan, Sabah
The price is AU$64 per night from 7 Nov. to 7 Nov.
22.98 km from city centre
4/5 Very 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 25 Jan. 2020

Kinabatangan Wildlife Lodge
The Last Frontier Boutique Resort
3 out of 5
Kinabatangan River, Kampung Bilit, Kota Kinabatangan, Sabah
23.81 km from city centre
5/5 Exceptional! (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 15 Jun. 2019

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The Last Frontier Boutique Resort
Sukau Backpackers B&B
2.5 out of 5
Jalan Kampung Sukau, Kinabatangan, Kota Kinabatangan
33.42 km from city centre
4/5 Very 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 29 Jan. 2018

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Sukau Backpackers B&B
Sepilok Forest Edge Resort
3 out of 5
Jalan Rambutan, Sepilok Mile 14, Sandakan, Sabah
The price is AU$93 per night from 1 Nov. to 1 Nov.
47.02 km from city centre
4.3/5 Excellent! (110 reviews)
"Our recent stay was fabulous. The staff could not do enough to make us comfortable. It was great that the restaurant opened on our first day thus making everything so convenient. Food was superb. Super high ratings from us!"

Reviewed on 7 Aug. 2020

Sepilok Forest Edge Resort
Sepilok Jungle Resort
2 out of 5
Jalan Rambutan, Mile 14 Sepilok, Sandakan, Sabah
47.01 km from city centre
3.7/5 Good! (142 reviews)
Swimming pool 😀😀
"Great hotel near to Orangutans 🦧 Thank you Shasha and team for the best stay ❤️❤️❤️ Good food Lovely pool Jungle surround"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

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Sepilok Jungle Resort
Sabah Hotel Sandakan
4 out of 5
Km 1 Jalan Utara, Sandakan, Sabah
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The price is AU$78 per night from 31 Oct. to 31 Oct.
46.07 km from city centre
4.2/5 Very Good! (234 reviews)
good
"everything just good"

Reviewed on 10 Jun. 2020

Sabah Hotel Sandakan
Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan
4 out of 5
Lot 106 & 107 Blk Hs 11, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan, Sabah
45.29 km from city centre
4.4/5 Wonderful! (865 reviews)
Lovely Hotel
"Good position close to the sea front restaurants and shopping mall. Room was roomy clean with coffee/ tea and water provided daily. Free toiletries. Swimming pool was clean with sun beds and towels. Breakfast had a good selection both Asian and European."

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

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Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan
Livingston Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Jalan Utara, Mile 4, Sandakan, Sabah
46.27 km from city centre
3.6/5 Good! (70 reviews)
"Recommend places, clean room, good location not to far from city"

Reviewed on 2 Jul. 2020

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Livingston Hotel
Sepilok Nature Resort
2.5 out of 5
KM 22.5 (Mile 14), Jalan Sepilok, Off Jalan Sapi Nangoh, Sandakan, Sabah
47.06 km from city centre
4.7/5 Exceptional! (212 reviews)
I wish we planned to stay longer
"I wish we had planned a longer stay. The photos do no justice to the place. Simply fabulous property and really great staff."

Reviewed on 31 Dec. 2019

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Sepilok Nature Resort
Maya Hotel
3 out of 5
Block C, Lot 20 , Ground & 1st Floor, Jalan Bunga Raya, Bandar Wilayah, Lahad Datu, Lahad Datu
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$26 per night from 31 Oct. to 31 Oct.
59.67 km from city centre
4/5 Very Good! (5 reviews)
"Nice hotel"

Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020

Maya Hotel
Nature Lodge Sepilok
2.5 out of 5
Jalan Sepilok, Sandakan
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The price is AU$79 per night from 28 Oct. to 28 Oct.
47.94 km from city centre
4.3/5 Excellent! (44 reviews)
So Very Disappointed
"After a lot of research we decided to stay here for 1nt on our travels around Borneo. ..Superb 9.0 was its rating. Let me assure you this accommodation is far cry from what was promised!! On arrival we had to drag our luggage up a huge steep stairway with no assistance. The place was characterless, ..."

Reviewed on 28 May 2020

Nature Lodge Sepilok
Golden Palms Hotel
2 out of 5
MDLD 2713, Jalan Panji, Lahad Datu, Sabah
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The price is AU$26 per night from 28 Oct. to 28 Oct.
59.18 km from city centre
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Visiting Kota Kinabatangan

Visitors can enjoy all that Kota Kinabatangan has to offer including its rainforests. This city also attracts tourists with its secluded setting.

  • There are 9 hotels and other accommodations in Kota Kinabatangan
  • The closest major airport is in Sandakan (SDK) 50.4 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Lahad Datu (LDU) 58.3 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Kota Kinabatangan

The picturesque setting of Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary and Tabin Wildlife Reserve exemplify the city's natural beauty. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Batu Tulug and Bukit Belanda.

As you plan for your vacation to Kota Kinabatangan, you might not find an accommodation centrally located, but you can select from 9 hotels and other lodging options within the larger area. Listed here are places to stay in the surrounding area:

  • Sukau Greenview Bed & Breakfast - Hostel is 20.7 mi from the center of Kota Kinabatangan. This 2-star bed & breakfast in Kota Kinabatangan features a restaurant and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and overall value.
  • Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort is 14.2 mi from central Kota Kinabatangan. This 3-star lodge in Kampung Bilit features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free parking.
  • Borneo Nature Lodge is located 19.4 mi from the heart of Kota Kinabatangan. This 2.5-star lodge in Kota Kinabatangan features free breakfast and a restaurant.

Dressing for Kota Kinabatangan

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 89°F during the day and 73°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 88°F, while the average at night is 74°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 88°F with nighttime averages of 74°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 89°F and nighttime averages of 73°F
  • Kota Kinabatangan gets about 4.09 inches of rain per year
  • Usually March and December are the hottest months with an average of 89°F, whereas November and March are often coldest, averaging 73°F

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