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1 room, 2 adults

Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat

2.5-star2.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
Mile 14, Jalan Labuk, Taman Hiburan Jalil Alip, Sandakan, Sabah, 90000, Malaysia

No-frills Sandakan lodge with restaurant
  • Free breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
    • Free self parking
    • Free WiFi
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Restrictions related to your trip

This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book. 

  • Great place close to the jungle!Mar 13, 2020
  • Basic wooden hut stay in the jungle so has to be judged as such. Staff were really…Feb 7, 2020

Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat

  • Shared Dormitory
  • ORIGINAL Duplex Stilt Hut Room
  • RIDGE duplex stilt hut room

What’s around Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat

Landmarks

  • Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary - 3.4 mi / 5.4 km
  • Rainforest Discovery Centre - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km
  • Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Sandakan Memorial Park - 8.9 mi / 14.4 km
  • Sandakan Rainforest Park - 12.7 mi / 20.5 km
  • Puu Jih Shih Temple - 14.7 mi / 23.6 km
  • Agnes Keith House - 15.4 mi / 24.7 km
  • Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary - 15.8 mi / 25.4 km

Getting around

  • Sandakan (SDK) - 29 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 14 cabins

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.
The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 10 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Transport

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

  • Onsite parking limited

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

The manager

Speaks: English, Malay.

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Barbecue grills
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
Facilities
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Malay

In the cabin

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Shower only
More
  • Daily housekeeping

Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat’s small print

Also known as

  • Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Hostel Sandakan
  • Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Lodge Sandakan
  • Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Hostel
  • Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Sandakan
  • Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat
  • Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Hotel Sepilok
  • Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Lodge Sandakan
  • Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Lodge
  • Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Lodge
  • Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Sandakan

Policies

This property only accepts cash for all onsite payments.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning July 1, 2021. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat

  • Does Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered on site at Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat?
    You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Kantin Sepilok (3 mi), Keruing Cafe (3.2 mi), and Mama Wati's (3.3 mi).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 34 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
We had a great time staying at Paganakan Dii. The hotel is rustic, but clean. It is a quiet location and you really feel like you are in the jungle when you are staying there. The staff are very friendly and it is lovely that they organize shuttle services to the Orangutan Sanctuary as well as the Rain Forest Discovery Center. Our kids loved staying the bunk beds and the mosquito nets added to the adventure.
Wendy, sg3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
This is a retreat built in the jungle and has to be judged accordingly. We stayed in a wooden chalet which was clean and spacious with a private outdoor bathroom. We slept under mosquito nets and were careful not to leave outside lights on unnecessarily so as not to attract the insects. You will need insect repellent in the open dining/sitting areas particularly in the evening. Tha staff were particularly friendly and helpful. This is a great place to stay to visit Sepilok and surrounding areas with the staff helping if you wanted transport or trips arranged.
Elizabeth, gb4 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
true nature
Adila, my1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great lodge in the heart of Sepilok. Good facilities and very tasty basic food. Staff amazingly friendly and helpful, especially when organising trips. Very child friendly. The kids loved chilling in the hammocks and listening to the spunds of the jungle. Free transport to Sepilok, Sun bears etc. If yoi have time dont miss out the Rainforest Discovery Centre. Almost deserted and haven for wildlife. Saw orang utans, flying squirrels, slow loris etc. The night waalk is a must! Paganankan is also highly recommended as a lodge, especially if you have kids!!!
gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The location is great, the cabins lovely and the staff fantastic!
gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
We really enjoyed staying here. It is basic but a different experience to the other lodges. Rooms where the walls slide away to bring the outside in. Comfortable beds with mosquito nets. Outdoor shower. Lots of hammocks to relax in. Communal areas to sit and meet other guests. The food wasn’t special but was good enough.
au2 night family trip
Good 6.0
The property is OK, did its purpose. The staff are wonderful and the location is perfect for the orang-utans sanctuary. The location is not good for anything else unless you have your own car or want to spend money on cabs - there is nothing around. You rely on their meals and services. The internet service is only available in the common area of the meals area and is barely useable. My advice, if you have urgent emails or bookings to do, do it before you get to this property.
au3 night trip
Fair 4.0
No windows!
No natural light, one bedroom has no windows at all and the other (with only window in whole apartment) faces a wall.
Sophie, gb1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
A real rainforest retreat
This resort is really in the jungle with not a lot around it. Although it is close to the Orangutan sanctuary, the Sunbear conservation centre and the rainforest discovery centre (within 5km), they is really not much else going on in the area. It is about a 45 minute drive from the town of Sandakan. The room is what you would expect to find in a tropical retreat. The rooms are pretty basic but do have an air conditioner, a fan and a mosquito net as well as an outdoor bathroom. The staff are pretty good at the resort but there is room for improvement and make it a better experience for their customers. Overall it was nice to be close to the main attractions of the area
Matthew, au3 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Very basic accommodation but good value for money. Good location for access to Orang utang centre and Rainforest Discovery Centre
Eric, gb2 night romance trip

Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat