Kundasang area is where Sabahans in general come to enjoy some fresh mountain air and to escape the heat from the tropical lowland. Half way between Kinabalu National Park and Kundasang town, lies this medium enterprise called Strawberry Garden Hotel, formerly known as Borneo Fern Garden. As the new name implies this hotel does have a strawberry garden, where a visitor only pays RM 1 for a tour around it. The hotel is built on a slope above the main road. A long two-storey building houses the lobby, the reception office and the guest rooms which include the twin sharing rooms and the family rooms. Situated on a slightly higher ground are the chalets (2 units). About 30 feet above the chalets is a big bungalow that is equipped with a neat fire place. No Mt. Kinabalu view here, but Bundu Tuhan valley is clearly visible on a non-misty day.
A total of 10 rooms are available for rent. Located on the first floor of the building is type A rooms, which in turn are divided into twin bed and double bed. The family rooms are on the ground floor. Type B family rooms have one double bed and two single beds. Type C family room has one double bed and three single beds. All the rooms have an attached bathroom, TV set and a balcony.
|Room Type||Number Of Bed||Normal Rates||School Holidays||Peak Periods|
|A (Twin)||2 Singles||RM 70||RM 80||RM 130|
|B Family||1 Double
& 2 Singles
|RM 120||RM 150||RM 200|
|C Family||1 Double
& 3 Singles
|RM 140||RM 180||RM 220|
1 Bunk Bed
& 2 Singles
|RM 280||RM 320||RM 380|
|Bungalow||3 Bedrooms||RM 380||RM 420||RM 520|
The chalet can sleep about seven to ten persons. There are two washrooms at the chalet. The bungalow has three rooms, and it can sleep about ten to fifteen persons. Each room has its own attached bathroom. Both the chalets and bungalow have kitchens equipped with cooking facilities. Guests are advised to bring their own towels and Astro card, while staying at the chalet or bungalow.
The Strawberry Cafe located below the main building and only opens for dinner guests. The main cooking style here is local.
Weekdays : 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Peak Period & Weekend : 7 pm to 10 pm
How to go there? Take the Kota Kinabalu-Ranau road. Strawberry Garden Hotel is 4km away from the entrance of Kinabalu National Park.
Near-by interesting places to explore are Mt. Kinabalu, Kundasang Town, Desa Cattle Farm, Kundasang War Memorial, Poring Hot Spring, Raffelsia flower area, Sabah Tea Garden, and Moroli River (Fish Therapy). For other accommodations at Kundasang, click here.
Strawberry Garden Hotel
Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia.
tel: +6088 888 309 (Kundasang)
tel: +6088 260 654 (KK Office)
mobile: +6019 842 40 15 (24 hrs Hotline)
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