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Balung River Eco Resort

Tawau hostel with outdoor pool and restaurant

  • Free parking

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Mile 33, Apas Balung, Locked Bag No. 30, Tawau, 91009, Sabah, Malaysia
10.0.Exceptional.
  • This resort feels like a five star property. It’s a peacefully get away to an old palm oil plantation. It seems like the perfect place to start an artist colony, a research…

    May 19, 2019

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  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 44 guestrooms
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • 2 meeting rooms

Feel at home

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker

What’s around

  • Wisma Persekutuan Tawau - 30.9 mi / 49.8 km
  • Tawau District Library - 31 mi / 49.8 km
  • Tawau Tanjung Market - 31.4 mi / 50.5 km
  • Tawau Fish Market - 31.6 mi / 50.8 km
  • Tawau Golf Club - 31.9 mi / 51.3 km
  • Hospital Besar Tawau - 32 mi / 51.4 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Superior Twin Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Basic Chalet
  • Junior Suite
  • Suite Room
  • Male Dormitory Room
  • Female Dormitory Room
  • Mixed Dormitory Room

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Wisma Persekutuan Tawau - 30.9 mi / 49.8 km
  • Tawau District Library - 31 mi / 49.8 km
  • Tawau Tanjung Market - 31.4 mi / 50.5 km
  • Tawau Fish Market - 31.6 mi / 50.8 km
  • Tawau Golf Club - 31.9 mi / 51.3 km
  • Hospital Besar Tawau - 32 mi / 51.4 km

Getting around

  • Tawau (TWU) - 42 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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Mile 33, Apas Balung, Locked Bag No. 30, Tawau, 91009, Sabah, Malaysia

At a glance

Size

  • 44 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 12:30 PM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle from 6:00 AM to 11:30 PM*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
  • Water dispenser

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Working away

  • Number of meeting rooms - 2

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Facilities

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malay

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

Special features

Dining

Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges 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 beginning January 1, 2022. 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.

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of MYR 30.00 for adults and MYR 30.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MYR 10 per person (one-way)

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge
  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 1 and 12 costs MYR 10 (one-way)

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts cash.

Also known as

  • Balung River Eco Resort Tawau
  • Balung River Eco Tawau
  • Balung River Eco
  • Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Balung River Eco Resort Tawau
  • Tawau Balung River Eco Resort Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Balung River Eco Resort
  • Balung River Eco Resort Tawau
  • Balung River Eco Resort Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Balung River Eco Resort Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Tawau

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Balung River Eco 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 to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 12:30 PM.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 6:00 AM to 11:30 PM on request. The charge is MYR 10 per person one-way.
  • Balung River Eco Resort has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.