Sepilok Jungle Resort - Sandakan

Jalan Rambutan, Sandakan, Malaysia  show map
 2 stars
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Sepilok Jungle Resort - Sandakan

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Fishing

 Spa and relaxation

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

Overview

Sepilok Jungle Resort is a good accommodation choice in Sandakan.

The hotel is placed in a rural area, a short walk from a temple, a sanctuary and a memorial park.

Sandakan airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Sepilok Jungle Resort.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 60 rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi, climate control, multi-channel TV, a private balcony and a private toilet. They provide bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and slippers.

Eat & Drink

The poolside bar serves snacks and barbeque.

Services

Guests will make use of free private parking, a baggage storage and a safe deposit box as well as computer equipment, a business center and a meeting room.

Relax

The property features babysitting, a mini club and a pool for children. The hotel offers a gym and a fitness center to keep active guests fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   60.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Chaise lounges
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Slippers
  • Hair dryer on request

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Sepilok Jungle Resort - Sandakan Sandakan location
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Hotel Address:

Jalan Rambutan, Sandakan, Malaysia

Get directions
City Center
  • Sandakan
    7.5 mi
Airports
  • Sandakan (SDK)
    7.9 mi
  • Lahad Datu (LDU)
    63.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    60

Rooms and availability

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How to reach hotel

hotel Sepilok Jungle Resort - Sandakan Sandakan location
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Hotel Address:

Jalan Rambutan, Sandakan, Malaysia

Get directions
City Center
  • Sandakan
    7.5 mi
Airports
  • Sandakan (SDK)
    7.9 mi
  • Lahad Datu (LDU)
    63.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    60

Sepilok Jungle Resort Location

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Local attractions

  • Sandakan Memorial Park - 5.0 mi
    Mile 8, Jalan Labuk Utara, Sandakan
  • The Parish of St Michael and All Angels - 11.3 mi
    Jalan Puncak, 90000, Sandakan
  • Orang Utan Sanctuary - 11.8 mi
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  • Sandakan Rainforest Park - 6.1 mi
    North Road, Sandakan
  • Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary - 11.5 mi
    Mile 19, Sankadan, Sandakan
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    60

Sepilok Jungle Resort Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sepilok Jungle Resort

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 99 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Location so close to the orangutan sanctuary.Great little food van near the entrance which had better food than the restaraunt.

    I didnt appreciate having to pay for use of unclean swimming pool when we wanted use for the last half hour before closing and the pool appeared to be part of the resort. The restaraunt was dingy and only served beer and softdrinks. Staff were unenthusiastic and with poor hygeine ie nose picking and touching of feet.Ugh Included breakfast was small and poorly presented/ Sorry but this does sound like complaints but I think something you didnt like is a complaint.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Nice jungle atmosphere.

    That you have to pay for using the swimming pool (not much, but it is inconvenient).

  • Couple
    7.4

    Good location, right at the sorc entrance. The staff are nice and smiling. The resort is quite big, with ponds, palm trees and wooden walkways, so it's a really nice walk from the room to the restaurant. The breakfast is filling and the service is prompt.

    The room was musty, with a pungent smell. The restaurant prices are higher than elsewhere in Sepilok. They had an electrical failure the night we were there, so we could'n use the air con and it got very hot.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The setting was fab, very relaxing and lots to do around the area.

    I have no complaints,

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Fantastic location being only a short walk to the Sepilok Orangutan centre.

    Worst breakfasts I have ever eaten. No choice and the toast was dried out to the point where one could call it crouton rather than toast.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    The food prepared by the Banana Coffee is fresh, delicious and good priced! Break fast is served on the table. There are at least two choices. It is 5 minutes walk to the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary and a bus from sous to the Labuk Bay Proboces Sanctuary at 11:30am. The yard set up is very nature and beautiful, out door swimming poor, fresh air, and platewalk over the water which looks like a river.

    The furnitures and bed sheets are old, but clean.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Friendly & knowledgeable staff. Great location to see the Orang-utans. And fantastic value for money with a great range of accommodation from dorms to deluxe rooms. Sepilok was a great place to chill out or be sociable if you wanted to

  • Couple
    7.0

    The hotel is in a jungle setting and is as close to the Sepilok Orang Utan rehabilitation centre as possible (five minutes walk). Although it is a man made area (I.E. articificial ponds and wooden walkways all around) the sounds of the jungle are there and it is a nice balance between feeling part of the rainforest, while having a few home comforts. The charge for the pool is minimal and probably goes towards its condition, which is excellent. We quite easily spent half a day relaxing by the pool. Its also very easy to book tours from here.

    It is a bit rough around the edges, but it does not claim to be a five star rainforest lodge. There was not a lot to do in the evenings.

  • Couple
    7.0

    Staff is friendly, especially the receptionists that helped to arrange a privat trip and location to Sepilok Rehabilitation.

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    Best thing is location. A 5 minute walk from orangutans. Able to return to hotel for lunch and rest before returning to see afternoon feeding of monkeys.

    They did not charge me a cancellation fee when I booked out a day early.

  • Single
    6.6

    It was sooooo close to the Orangutan sanctuary - literally a 5 min walk away. I was here for two nights...if I was planning on staying longer then I would have stayed in the city at a better star hotel. The reception staff were wonderfully helpful. Right in the middle of the forest...can see monkeys in the forest area right outside the window. Its very serene and there is a river/lake on the property which you need to walk over to get to the restaurant. I didnt swim in the pool, but it was large and had a kiddies pool and looked well maintained. My room had airconditioning (which you really do need as it is so humid) - it worked okay.

    Bring your own towels. The ones there are like 20 years old - very thin and flimsy. The breakfast and quality of the restaurant was really poor....best thing is to BYO or walk up to the sanctuary and get a bit to eat there (food was very cheap and nice and the cafe is clean and inviting). The place is very run down - a lot of the boardwalk around the forest area is rotted so be careful where you walk. I think they are slowly fixing all of this up. There is no fridge in the room but you can get a cool drink at a great price from the restaurant.

  • Older travelers
    3.8

    Did not like it at all. Very close to Orang Utan sanctuary is the only plus

    It is run down and the staff make no effort to try to maintain it over and above the necessary...ie is "clean" the room. No security at night (from 5.00pm until 7.30 am). Very very shabby and because of isolation forced to eat a dirty restuarant with lazy staff. Better to stop in Sandakan and takes trips out from there I think. Very dissappointing!!!

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    Location

    Rooms not conducive to comfort in any shape or form.

  • Couple
    8.2

    The location was great, so close to the orangutans! The rooms were basic, but nice.. nice comfy beds, nice surrounding environment. Pretty good for what you're paying for a room

    Bit of a rip off, staff not particuarly helpful, and try to make you pay as much as possible..

  • Family with children
    7.0

    The setting was beautiful. the Banana cafe and resturant was very good with good food and excellent staff.

How to reach hotel

hotel Sepilok Jungle Resort - Sandakan Sandakan location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Jalan Rambutan, Sandakan, Malaysia

Get directions
City Center
  • Sandakan
    7.5 mi
Airports
  • Sandakan (SDK)
    7.9 mi
  • Lahad Datu (LDU)
    63.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    60