The Laban Rata Resthouse is a climbing refuge that clings to Mount Kinabalu at 10,700 ft., providing a half-way point on your journey to the summit and a cozy atmosphere to gather your strength for the next day.Take in the spectacular view while you eat a hot meal after a long day of hiking. The compound consists of several smaller accommodation units. Apart from Laban Rata Resthouse Private Rooms (only 3 private rooms available), which are the only heated units, non-heated units consist of Laban Rata Rest house Dormitory Rooms, Gunting Lagadan Hut, Panar Laban Hut, Waras Hut, and Pendant Hut.
Private Room Facilities
• Ensuite bathroom
• Heated shower
• Room heater
• Private Rooms 1 & 2 have two separate beds, Private Room 3 has six separate beds
Dormitory Room Facilities
• Shared bathroom
• 60 beds available
Resthouse Facilities for All Guests
• Souvenir Shop
• Grocery Counter
• Items for rent include warm jacket, flashlight, blanket, sleeping bag, and towel
Beyond expectations! Then again we weren't sure what to expect. Lovely stay at the lodge, met other like-minded travelers (many had their trips planned by Adventure Life) and the owner was a gracious hostess. It felt like you were one happy family, visiting with a favorite aunt.