A jungle lodge or a homestay can be the best way to experience the wildlife, nature and indigenous culture in the more remote parts of Borneo.
Accommodation ranges in quality from simple to very comfortable, and we'd be more than happy to talk to you and work out what would be the right fit for your luxury holiday to Borneo.
Without any help, these places are tricky to work into a tour, but our expert consultants have been there and would love to assist you in planning your holiday.
Rainforest & Nature Hotels in Borneo
Abai Jungle Lodge, Kinabatangan River
A fantastic jungle experience. Stay in wooden chalets on stilts and experience wildlife beside the Kinabatangan River.
Basic Accommodation, Various Locations in Sapulot
Simple accommodation during a 5 star experience.
Borneo Nature Lodge, Kinabatangan River
On the banks of the Kinabatangan River, the Borneo Nature Lodge offers an eco-friendly base for wildlife viewing.
Borneo Rainforest Lodge, Danum Valley Conservation Area
Located in one of the country's most biodiverse and unique areas with its own canopy walkway.
Camp 5 Mulu, Gunung Mulu National Park
A basic camp ideal for those climbing the Pinnacles of Mulu National Park or those embarking on the Head-hunters trail.
Celyn Resort Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
At Celyn Resort, expect basic, clean and pleasant accommodation with spectacular views of Mount Kinabalu.
Field Centre, Danum Valley Conservation Area
Whilst not a hotel in the conventional sense, this field centre provides an excellent base for exploring this magnificent rainforest.
Gayana Eco Resort, Kinabatangan River
Nature-focussed indulgence on Pulau Gaya Island, just off Kota Kinabalu.
Iban Longhouse, Kuching
A unique experience, staying at an Iban Longhouse is a unique way to get an insight into the lives of the indigenous tribe.
Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge, Kinabatangan River
Simple, sustainable accommodation perfectly located as a base for exploring the wildlife of the Kinabatangan.
Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort, Kinabatangan River
This tranquil off-the-beaten-track resort is wonderful for wildlife spotting and relaxing.
Laban Rata Guest House, Mount Kinabalu
Laban Rata offers lodgings with spectacular views and welcoming warm meals on your way up Mount Kinabalu.
Lemanak Longhouse, Batang Ai National Park
Lemanak River, long-house home-stay experience allows visitors to gain insight into tribal life in rural Borneo.
Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa, Gunung Mulu National Park
In the heart of the jungle near the magnificent Mulu caves, this is a first-class resort.
Mulu Park HQ, Gunung Mulu National Park
A comfortable complex of longhouses and bungalows in Mulu National Park, perfect for experiencing Borneo's natural riches.
MY Nature Resort, Sepilok
Eco-chalets set in the oldest tropical rainforest in the world, a 10-minute walk from the Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre for orangutans.
Nanga Sumpa Lodge, Batang Ai National Park
A simple lodge where you can experience the culture and lifestyle of the local Iban community.
Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat, Sepilok
Paganakan Dii offers a tranquil escape from bustling cosmopolitan life in Borneo's lush rainforest.
Permai Rainforest Resort, Santubong Peninsula
An eco-resort set between prime Bornean rainforest and the South China Sea close to Kuching.
Sepilok Nature Resort, Kabili-Sepilok Forest , Sepilok
In the Kabili-Sepilok Jungle, lodge-style accommodation, good food, and a very special atmosphere.
Sukau Rainforest Lodge, Kinabatangan River
Excellent lodge with a sustainable ethos perched on the banks of the Kinabatangan River.
Tabin Wildlife Resort , Tabin Wildlife Reserve
Come here for clean and basic budget lodge accommodation in Borneo's Tabin Wildlife Reserve.