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Best value dorm in town

Lot 1, 1st Floor, Block N, Ranau T: (0888) 78178 (0112) 685 6562

Ranau Country Lodge

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Don’t let the name fool you, this is no stately country club, but it is Ranau’s best budget sleep, offering a range of bare-bones options from dorms to private rooms with both share or private bathrooms.

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For single travellers the air-con dorms are a great deal, as it’s likely during the week you’ll have it mostly to yourself. Solid wooden bunks offer a comfortable sleep in the spotless tiled room. A bottom sheet and blanket are provided, but you may wish to bring a sleep sheet. Share bathrooms are very clean and you can choose between a Western or squat toilet, both with hot-water showers overhead, or a separate, slightly more spacious shower room.

If travelling with a friend, you can’t beat the fan-cooled twin bunk room or fan-cooled queen room for price; they’re cheaper than the dorm for two people, however you’ll still have to share a bathroom. For a little more ringgit, single, twin and double rooms add more space, an extra top sheet, a private bathroom, air-con and a TV with satellite channels.

All rooms including dorms are bright and airy and everything shined and smelt pleasant in this non-smoking hotel. A small communal area provides a couple of hard chairs and a hot and cold water dispenser with some instant coffee and tea bags. WiFi is free and fast. Breakfast is not included, but there is a multitude of options nearby. The friendly staff speak excellent English too.

Ranau Country Lodge is located on the second floor in a block at the back of the town centre. Once you spot the sign, you may need to walk around the corner to find the small street entrance. Alternative, albeit costlier dorms can be found about one and a half kilometres south of the town centre in The Second Room at Kiaburi Plaza shopping complex.

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Walk-in rates at Ranau Country Lodge

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dorm air-con
25 ringgit
25 ringgit
Dbl fan share bathroom
30 ringgit
30 ringgit
Twin bunk. Double: 40 ringgit.
Sgl air-con private bathroom
45 ringgit
45 ringgit
Dbl air-con private bathroom
55 ringgit
55 ringgit
Twin bunk. Double: 65 ringgit.
Room: Dorm air-con, low season: 25 ringgit, high season 25 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Dbl fan share bathroom, low season: 30 ringgit, high season 30 ringgit. Notes: Twin bunk. Double: 40 ringgit.
Room: Sgl air-con private bathroom, low season: 45 ringgit, high season 45 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 55 ringgit, high season 55 ringgit. Notes: Twin bunk. Double: 65 ringgit.

Where is Ranau Country Lodge

Ranau Country Lodge
Lot 1, 1st Floor, Block N, Ranau
T: (0888) 78178 (0112) 685 6562
Coordinates (for GPS): 116º39'51.72" E, 5º57'7.12" N
Room rates: Under 60 ringgit

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