Hsiang Garden Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
TripAdvisor Reviews Hsiang Garden Hotel Sandakan
Travel Blogs from Sandakan
... through the market and ended up in a supermarket to buy some supplies. Loaded with a few Tigers, some crisps and some soft drink we started to make our way back. We came across the heritage trail which Robert had told us about, and decided to follow as it broadly went in the direction we intended to go. The thought of Robert reminded us of his chores on his day off today. He had previously told us his family keep some chickens, but no one wants to kill them when the time comes, ...
... the pier, the furthest from her responsibilities she could get! It was fun to watch the breakfast antics from afar, although the look on Nelsons (the boss's) face told another story, you could see him doing his profit and loss account in his head. We said goodbye to a very different and enjoyable experience (minus the kids) and waved good bye to a wonderful staff. As we chugged up the river for the last time, there was a feeling that we could be back, the serenity, the ruggedness ...
... the recent kidnappings... Dinner we had all been grouped into tables of the company we had booked wth. Seems there was one other solo traveller and he was the only one through his travel agency and had had a table set just for one! There is soemthing very wrong about that! Empathising I joined him, a Glaswegian guy called nick, who had a bout of illness through dinner...I thought it was my chatter but no, apparently not! So following the briefing and a short video ...
... disappointing the restaurant on site was very westernised and for the first time we were all hankering after traditional dishes! After lunch we went back to the Sun Bear sanctuary and one of the bears came out of the bushes into full view!! Woohoo. Happy with our Sun Beat closer view we heated to the orangutan second viewing. I watched the keepers trying to get an orangutan who had chosen the boardwalk to walk down rather ...
... to be so close to one. One the orangutan disappeared into the forest, I met up with the others and we headed out. Our beer cooler had been empty for a day and Omar suggested that we fill it up since we had some downtime before supper. Although Omar is Muslim and doesn't drink, he was more than willing to help us out making sure we were taken care of. Finding beer can be tricky as not all stores carry it. Most stores owned by Muslim Malays do not carry it so you need to find ...