About the Homestay
Come to stay in the beautiful traditional Dusun village.
We have a small guesthouse in the beautiful rural village of Rumantai in the middle of the Sabahan rainforest. Is a friendly village with a very eco friendly bias.
Simple twin or double room in the guesthouse with comfortable beds. Shared shower room, toilets, kitchen and lounge .
Meet us through the Rainforest cafe signboard on the road to guide the accommodation through the 1.5km gravel road.
The guesthouse are within 1 hr 30 min of Mt.Kinabalu and Poring Hot Springs. Tawai Forest Park is only 30 min drive. Ranau 1hr 17min (70km) and Telupid towns 25 min (27km) can be reached via local transport. There is a bus service from near Telupid to Sepilok (Orangutans and Sun Bears) and Sandakan (Sandakan - Ranau WW2 Death March).
Guests can enjoy an Asian breakfast, sunrice and sunset of the beautiful Borneo rainforest.
- Non Smoking
- Allow Smoking
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Rumantai Guest House located in the village 70km from the town of Ranau while telupid 27km from the town, and in the middle of North Borneo, which is the main street in Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan.
Local Area Facilities
- Sports arena
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Smoking is allowed outdoors only.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.