Photo: Friendly, long-running Sepilok B&B offers a good mix of accommodation.

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A bit of everything

Jalan Fabia, off Jalan Sepilok, Sandakan T: (0895) 34050

Sepilok B&B

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Close to the Rainforest Discovery Centre, friendly and long-running Sepilok B&B offers a good mix of accommodation from camping and dorms to private chalets punctuating lovely extensive grounds that attract a variety of birds and butterflies.

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Older style First Lodge offers cheaper and very basic dorms and doubles, but dorms at Nature Lodge Sepilok are less expensive, and better, and the newer four-bed air-con dorms that share with the private rooms in double-storey Hornbill Lodge are better value here. Both dorms and private rooms are spotless, spacious and airy. Decor is a little no-frills, but cool jungle tones give the tiled rooms a calming effect. Basic ensuite bathrooms are clean and equipped with hot showers. Go for an upstairs room, where from the furnished private balcony you’ll have a lovely view of the surrounding spacious grounds. For camping, open-air huts are available or it’s BYO tent—grounds get soggy during the wet season. Other chalets are more suitable for families or groups and offer lounge rooms, TVs and self-catering facilities.

Free WiFi is only available in the restaurant, and a simple buffet breakfast is included. The attached open-style restaurant offers local and Western fare at reasonable prices and can put on a buffet on request. Sepilok B&B is popular with groups and often booked out.

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Walk-in rates at Sepilok B&B

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dorm fan cooled
18 ringgit
18 ringgit
Dorm air-con
45 ringgit
45 ringgit
Standard double room
125 ringgit
125 ringgit
Hornbill. Sunbird: 147 ringgit. Pitta: 207 ringgit.
Room: Dorm fan cooled, low season: 18 ringgit, high season 18 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Dorm air-con, low season: 45 ringgit, high season 45 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Standard double room, low season: 125 ringgit, high season 125 ringgit. Notes: Hornbill. Sunbird: 147 ringgit. Pitta: 207 ringgit.

Where is Sepilok B&B

Sepilok B&B
Jalan Fabia, off Jalan Sepilok, Sandakan
T: (0895) 34050
Coordinates (for GPS): 117º56'52.04" E, 5º52'33.14" N
Room rates: Under 60 ringgit

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