Mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & Spa
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & Spa Ranau
It's tucked in a quiet corner of Ranau town, located about 15 minutes' drive from the Kinabalu Park. The rooms are quite spacious with attached bathroom and plenty of hot water. The furnishings are a bit old, but what matters to me is that it is clean and comfortable. There is a well-kempt garden, and a spa within the hotel compound. Food is nothing special, just okay. I wouldnt mind staying here again.
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After a breakfast of some of the nicest rice and yellow noodles I'd ever had and trying the local coconut jam we said goodbye to our home stay hosts and headed to Mount Kinabalu national park, were we were to stay the night. On the way we stopped at a market where I bought a traditional cotton bag and it was a Mt Kinabalu photo view point. We …
... at 30-40m high walk between the trees of the rainforest formed of several rope bridges. The sign at the start said people with 'high phobia' should not go on the walk but I didn't wan't to miss out and perhaps my fear of heights could be cured eventually by exposure! Anyway it wasn't nice the bridge swung from side to side and my legs were like jelly and I felt a bit sick. Good job I didn't have a big breakfast! The view over the rainforest was worth it though. After the canopy walk ...
... pools heated by sulphur however the water is far too hot for people to use the natural pools. Instead a complex of smaller bath tubs filled with taps has been created to utilise the hot water with cold water taps for temperature control. Aching muscles were soothed by the hot water and further relaxation time in our very nice hostel rooms complete with air conditioning and hot water (my first hot shower in four days ...
... steep that you were consistently climbing uneven steps so proper footing was tricky. It was very neat to see the geology change along the way up. There were informative displays at each of the shelters to explain a little about the rock and the plants/trees you would see on each leg between shelters so you knew what to look out for. It took us about 3.5 hours to get to our lunch spot at the Layang-Layang shelter at 4km into our trek and 2655m. By this ...
... egg. It was so good, so much so that I was kicking myself for missing breakfast the day before. Gina was very jealous of my big bowl of soup. After breakfast we headed back up to our room to collect our stuff and then checked out. David was waiting in the lobby so we introduced ourselves. He is an older gentleman who is from Australia but apparently lives in the Philippines and is retired. Omar, Sally and Sarah met us not long after and we loaded up ...