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North Borneo Biostation Resort

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Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, in-room safe, cots/infant beds
Beach nearby, beach towels, scuba diving, snorkelling
Beach nearby, beach towels, scuba diving, snorkelling
Double Room, Ocean View | Terrace/patio
Double Room | Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, in-room safe, cots/infant beds

Overview of North Borneo Biostation Resort

North Borneo Biostation Resort

3.0 star property
Kudat beach hotel with restaurant, bar/lounge

7.8/10 Good

26 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
Kg. Bak Bak, Mile 7, Kudat, Sabah, 89050
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Beach towels
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Water dispenser
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Boat tours
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba-diving
  • Snorkelling
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Premium bedding
  • Limited housekeeping

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Kudat (KUD) - 12 min drive
  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) - 175 min drive


  • Bak Bak Jo - 4 min drive
  • Restoran Jamal Salim - 11 min drive
  • Restoran Wan Hiong - 11 min drive
  • Hock Cheong - 11 min drive
  • Restoran & Katering Tanjung Puteri - 12 min drive

About this property

North Borneo Biostation Resort

A great choice for a stay in Kudat, North Borneo Biostation Resort is only 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the airport. For a bite to eat, guests can visit Teratai, which serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other features include a bar/lounge and a terrace. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff.


English, Malay

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 10 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

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


  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding, but may not be eligible for free breakfast


  • Pets stay for free
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Designated smoking area (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Water dispenser

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Kayaking
  • Boat tours
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Fishing
  • Beach access


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Bike hire
  • Beach towels


  • Built in 2014
  • Terrace
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • No plastic drinking straws
  • No plastic water bottles
  • Water dispenser
  • Reusable cups only
  • Reusable tableware only


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • Malay

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Memory-foam mattress
  • Cot/infant bed (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Toilet paper

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge
  • Free bottled water


  • Limited housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Bulk dispenser for toiletries

Special features


Teratai – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property 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 from 1 January 2023. 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.

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for MYR 30.00 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for MYR 30.00 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia) guidelines.


Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

North Borneo Biostation Resort Kudat
North Borneo Biostation Kudat
North Borneo Biostation Kudat
North Borneo Biostation Kudat Sabah
North Borneo Biostation Resort Hotel
North Borneo Biostation Resort Kudat
North Borneo Biostation Resort Hotel Kudat

Frequently asked questions

Does North Borneo Biostation Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, North Borneo Biostation Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at North Borneo Biostation Resort?
As of 8 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at North Borneo Biostation Resort on 11 December 2022 start from €45, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at North Borneo Biostation Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at North Borneo Biostation Resort?
Yes, pets stay free.
Is parking offered on site at North Borneo Biostation Resort?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at North Borneo Biostation Resort?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at North Borneo Biostation Resort and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as kayaking, fishing and snorkelling.
Are there restaurants at or near North Borneo Biostation Resort?
Yes, Teratai offers international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Restoran Jamal Salim (6.1 mi), Restoran Wan Hiong (6.2 mi) and Hock Cheong (6.2 mi).

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

8/10 Very good

Mohd Ridzuan, 1-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

The location of the resort is quite remote but that's what we were looking for. You can ride the bike (if you are in good shape) or take a taxi to the tip of Borneo. We drove with Jenny. She has an old car but it has AC and Jenny is very nice. The bungalows are spacious. Since it was low season we got a unit in the front row. We were disappointed that the "Biostation" does not exist anymore. Access to the ocean in front of the resort is difficult. You need to walk a little bit to have better access. Only the ares in front of the resorts are cleaned up. Overall we spent some nice quiet days at the resort.
3-night romance trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

2/10 Poor

The owner is rude. Very bad experience.
The owner is rude. The grass not trimmed. Really hard to walk on the trail. Beach is dirty full off trash. No wifi. Very poor service.
Jay Pee EvaneZ, 1-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are beautiful, clean and large. Resort is quiet. Snorkelling trip is wonderful. Food is tasty, but sometimes takes a while to arrive.
3-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

The name is misleading in a lot of ways but nice location that is calm. Service in all areas is substandard and the beach is extremely dirty with very little access. Being a bio resort more effort can be done in trying to keep the beach clean. Grounds at the resort equally the same, unkempt which is a harbour for. Mosquitos to thrive
Isabella, 3-night romance trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Peaceful stay
Amazing place but staff service let’s it down. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The beach is great. Very quiet. The scuba centre led up by Giovanni is the highlight. Giovanni was a great instructor and we went out for a great scuba dive one morning. The restaurant staff really let this place down. Unhelpful, no special request, very little knowledge of vegetarianism. Recommend for a short stay in peace. Need a car rental and eat out elsewhere
Douglas, 3-night romance trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Perfect for serene and tranquile seekers. Staffs are incredibly helpful
Farhana, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

1) Too outskirt from other people and the road leading to the site is through a plantation, not proper tarmac road. It was too dark and dangerous at night. 2) Staffs at the cafe don't have basic serving rules, he handed the fork and knife pointed the sharp part to me. 3) Toasted bread was cold and hard when they served. 4) Orange juice only served when we were done with the whole breakfast. 5) Dogs were everywhere, even at the dining area and they came to our table asking for food. 6) Overall compound not kept well and the beach were left unattended. 7) No kettle in the hut, not even a mineral water bottle, no beverage facilities at all.. guests have to walk (distance depends on location of your hut) to cafe to get water from water dispenser or make orders if the cafe still open.
1-night romance trip
Verified guest review

2/10 Poor

Terrible experience
Had problem with checkin, only able to checkin at 9.00pm. Had to wait for almost 3 hrs due to the hotel's system glitch (double booking). No refund received, no complimentary drinks, only an apology when they handed over the key at 9.00pm. Dirty restaurant with dogs sitting around while guests having breakfast & dinner. Breakfast finished at 8.30am. A lot of ants inside of the sugar pot. Cleanliness of the resort in overall is not well maintained. Will not come again and will not recommend to friends & family.
Sheena, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review