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Hotels in Ranau

Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia · 18 hotels available

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Ranau is a small town, quiet town located in Sabah, Malaysia. There are not much things to see here other than a collection of concrete shop blocks between Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan. If you are here on weekends, you can find a busy night market here or head on down to one of the most famous attractions here – Poring Hot Springs. Do also check out some of the Ranau hotels for the best night stay here.

Popular hotels in Ranau

EXTERIOR_BUILDING Lodge 37
Hotels
KM0.5, Jalan Ranau-Tamparuli, Pekan Ranau, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89300
With a stay at Lodge 37 in Ranau, you'll be within the region of Kundasang War Memorial and Poring Hot Spring.
Convenient - 82,0 / 10(136)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Poring Hot Springs
Resorts
Poring Hot Springs & Nature Reserve, Kinabalu National Park Poring, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89300
Impressive - 88,0 / 10(7)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Ranau Backpackers Hostel
Hostels
1st Floor, Block N, Sedco Shophouse, Jalan Kembar Pekan Ranau, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89308
Impressive - 85,0 / 10(19)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Kinabalu Poring Vacation Lodge
Hostels
Kampung Poring, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89300
When you stay at Kinabalu Poring Vacation Lodge in Ranau, you'll be minutes from Poring Hot Spring. This hostel is within the region of Kinabalu Park and Kundasang War Memorial.
Impressive - 86,0 / 10(9)
BEDROOM Lodge88 2
Hotels
1st Floor, Block J Lot 6, Kedai Sedco, Jalan Persiaran, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89307
With a stay at Lodge88 2 in Ranau (Gana-Gana), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Last POW Camp Memorial and Kokob Rafflesia Conservation Garden. This hotel is 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from Mount Kinabalu National Park and 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from Desa Cattle Dairy Farm.
Convenient - 77,0 / 10(6)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Mesilau Mountain Retreats
Villas
Mesilau, Past Kinabalu Golf Course, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89300
With a stay at Mesilau Mountain Retreats in Ranau, you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Mount Kinabalu National Park and Poring Hot Spring. This chalet is 22.8 mi (36.8 km) from Desa Cattle Dairy Farm and 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from Kokob Rafflesia Conservation Garden.
COMMON_SPACE Huda Inn Ranau
Hotels
1st Floor, Lot No. 4, Block B, Sedco Building, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89308
When you stay at Huda Inn Ranau in Ranau, you'll be steps from Mount Kinabalu National Park. This hotel is 9 mi (14.4 km) from Kundasang War Memorial and 12 mi (19.4 km) from Poring Hot Spring.
Convenient - 81,0 / 10(12)
RESTAURANT Sabah Tea Garden
Guest Houses
KM18 Jalan Ranau-Sandakan, Kg Nalapak, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89309
When you stay at Sabah Tea Garden in Ranau, you'll be within the region of Poring Hot Spring.
Convenient - 82,0 / 10(16)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Slagon Homestay
Guest Houses
Kampung Silou , Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89308
Convenient - 73,0 / 10(11)
BEDROOM Lodge 37t
Hotels
Lot 7, 1st Floor, Block B, New Ranau Township, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89308
EXTERIOR_BUILDING The Second Room
Hotels
Jalan Ranau Tambunan Kiaburi Plaza Ranau Sabah, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89308
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Alpha Inn Ranau Sabah
Hotels
Block B Tingkat 1 Lot 8 ranau sabah, Block B tingkat 1 Lot 8 Ranau sabah, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89308
With a stay at Alpha Inn Ranau Sabah in Ranau (Gana-Gana), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Last POW Camp Memorial and Kokob Rafflesia Conservation Garden. This hotel is 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from Mount Kinabalu National Park and 10.8 mi (17.3 km) from Desa Cattle Dairy Farm.
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Liwagu Lodge
Hotels
Bangunan Gerai & Penginapan Tamu Lama, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89300
With a stay at Liwagu Lodge in Ranau, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Last POW Camp Memorial and Kokob Rafflesia Conservation Garden. This hotel is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from Mount Kinabalu National Park and 11.1 mi (17.8 km) from Poring Hot Spring.
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Aira Hotel
Hotels
Bangunan Tokogaya, Blok A, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89308
With a stay at Aira Hotel in Ranau (Gana-Gana), you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Arnab Village and Last POW Camp Memorial. This hotel is 9.7 mi (15.7 km) from Mount Kinabalu National Park and 11.8 mi (19 km) from Poring Hot Spring.
LOBBY Ranau City Inn
Hotels
Jalan Lintas, Tingkat 1, Lot No 9, Blok A, Bangunan Sedco, Pekan Ranau, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89308
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Jabez Resort
Hotels
KM 9.5, Ranau to Kundasang Highway, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89309
With a stay at Jabez Resort in Ranau, you'll be 13 mi (21 km) from Mount Kinabalu National Park and 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from Poring Hot Spring. This hotel is 22.9 mi (36.9 km) from Desa Cattle Dairy Farm and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Sungai Moroli Fish Spa.
Hotels
Lohan Point Lodge, Kg Ulu Lohan, Kinabalu National Park, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89300
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Marlis Cottage
Guest Houses
Kampung Silou , Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia, 89308

Most commonly asked questions in Ranau

What are the most popular landmarks in Ranau?

The most popular landmarks in Ranau are Ranau Poring Hot Spring, Tagal Sg. Moroli Fish Spa, Sabah Tea Garden

How many hotels are listed in Ranau?

Currently, there are around 18 hotels that you can book in Ranau

About

Ranau is located 108 kilometres east of capital of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Ranau is situated in the West Coast division, with a town and a district all in itself. The residents of the place majorly consists of Dusun ethnic. The area is known for its hilly geography, being the major producer of highland vegetables in the state. Nonetheless the tourism industry is also booming, with half a million tourists coming over to visit Ranau as of 2009. From the historical point, Ranau gets its name from the Dusun word “ranahon” which means paddy fields. In the 19th century, Ranau is placed under the administration of British North Borneo Company (BNBC) and governed under the Province Dent before restructuring as a substation of Tambunan. In 1942, the North Borneo is occupied by Japanese, placing Ranau under the administration of the West Coast Territory Governance. It became a place of significance to the Japanese later due to its rice production capability, with the setting up of the garrison to control the locals. Ranau is also an important place where the Sandakan Death Marches happened. Three memorial stones were erected in memory of the incident.

How to Get There

From Kuala Lumpur International Airport, you can take flight on-board with the Malaysia Airlines or AirAsia for a direct flight to the Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Then you can take a local flight to Ranau or rent a car which would take up to 2 hours and 30 minutes journey by car.

Tourist Attractions

Kinabalu Park

Kinabalu Park is the national park that is recognized as the country’s World Heritage Site. It is the natural habitat of over 5000 vascular plant species and 90 species of mammals – no wonder it is also awarded as the Centre of Plant Diversity for South East Asia. This park is where the mighty Mount Kinabalu is located too, which is the highest mountain in Malaysia. Interested adventurers are advised to book six months in advance due to the overwhelming response as well as the limit imposed – only 135 pax are allowed to do the hiking on a daily basis.

Sosodikon Hill

Sosodikon Hill or also known as Pyramid Hill is a picturesque hill which is located near the Kundasang town and Desa Cattle Dairy Farm. The hill is nicknamed such due to its structure and shape that is akin to a pyramid. The journey to the top would take around 20 to 30 minutes, which is not as long as hiking the Mount Kinabalu, but do not underestimate – it does not mean that the experience is not one that lacked of challenge. The view at the top is mesmerizing, making it worthy to snap some photos for remembrance. An entrance fee of three ringgit is charged per head.

Hotels

Poring Hot Spring

This accommodation is located in the Kinabalu National Park, which takes around 30 minutes of trip from the Ranau town. There is a palm villa type which can cater to six persons at a time – a great fit for tourists coming in groups or families. The reception service works 24 hours hence you do not have to worry if you come late. In-house facilities include separate dining area, coffee maker, shower, fan, toiletries and breakfast being provided. There is also a camping site for the type that loves being adventurous. Furthermore, the facilities nearby such as outdoor pool, children pool, restaurant, garden and picnic area makes this place such a great spot to relax and enjoy quality time with family and friends.

Sabah Tea Garden

This two-star accommodation is situated at Jalan Ranau-Sandakan, which is close to the Sabah Tea Garden’s tea plantation. There is a choice between triple rooms in long houses or cottage type accommodation. Only the latter comes with breakfast, nonetheless WiFi is equally provided. In-room facilities include cable television, coffee maker and shower. There is a restaurant and a bar nearby, as well as a garden and barbecue spot. In addition to that, a gift shop is available for tourists to purchase souvenirs.

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