Poring Hot Springs Accommodation

There are many attractions in the vast area of Kinabalu National Park, and one of the most popular to visit is the Poring Hot Springs area!

Poring Hot Springs is the name given to a large area of the park that is home to not only the hot springs, in fact in our opinion the springs are not the highlight. Located about 40km from Kinabalu National Park HQ in the surrounding lowlands where humidity is slightly higher than that of the rest of the park, visitors can appreciate its divers flora including rare and endemic species making it an interesting place to stay in Sabah, Borneo. Furthermore, there are a variety of activities that guests can enjoy. There are two waterfalls, one a short 350m from the areas HQ standing 10M high. The other a challenging 3.5KM hike which stands 100m high and is the highest waterfall in Sabah. There is also a fascinating canopy walk-way through the tree tops at 40M. A butterfly garden and if you venture slightly away from the tourist hub you can find the original hot spring which is a popular resting place for a variety of birds.

Poring Hot Springs accommodation offers a variety of options to suit all types of travellers ranging from premium, luxurious private chalets to comfortable rooms and dormitories. The chalets and are equipped with excellent amenities and are locally crafted with rustic furniture.

Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures’ mountain climb & Kinabalu park packages, include accommodation in the park.  We can tailor your Kinabalu Park program with accommodation that suits your needs and style. Below is a simple guide to what’s on offer.

Palm Villa

Suitable for families or groups travelling together, the luxurious yet affordable Palm Villa is a premium choice for guests looking for Poring Hot Springs accommodation. Located at a slightly secluded area overlooking a field and surrounded by gorgeous flora, the Palm Villa is furnished with deluxe facilities and amenities ensuring a pleasant and comfortable stays to guests. There are two units of the Palm Villa that you can choose from, one unit has Two King-size Room and One Queen-size Room while the other unit has One King-size Room, One Queen-size Room and One Twin-Sharing room. Both villas comprises of a spacious Dining / Living Room Area, Bathroom, Pantry, and TV with Satellite Channels. The villas are able to accommodate a maximum of 6 persons.

Jungle Lodge

The Jungle Lodge in Poring Hot Springs consist of comfortable One Bedroom (King-Sized Bed),  a spacious Living Room, TV with Satellite Channels, En-Suite Bathroom, Outdoor Bath with Rain Shower and a relaxing Balcony. The lodge can accommodate Two Persons and is a popular choice for couples on their honeymoon.

River Lodge

Aptly named as the River Lodge, the calming ambience of a river located nearby this lodge will give guests a unique experience. Listen to the sound of the river stream while enjoying Poring Hot Springs’ nature surroundings when you stay in this spacious lodge. The River Lodge consist of One Kingsize Room, One Twin Sharing Room, a Dining/Living Room Area, En-suite Bathroom, Outdoor Bath with Rain Shower, Balcony and TV with Satellite Channels. The lodge can accommodate to a maximum of 4 persons.

Kelicap Twin Share

The Kelicap Twin Share is available in 5 units, and is perfect for guests staying in pairs. All rooms are Twin-Sharing basis, complete with a Front Porch, En-suite Bathroom, Coffee & Tea Amenities, and TV with Satellite Channels.

Serindit Hostel

The Serindit Hostel offers dormitory beds and twin sharing beds to guests wanting to stay in Poring Hot Springs. There are 12 units of beds, and the hostel has a relaxing Communal Dining / Living Room Area, Communal Bathroom, TV with Satellite Channels, Balcony and Coffee & Tea Amenities.

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