Bario Lodge Hotel Accomodation

The Labang Longhouse Lodge

The Labang Longhouse Lodge is a beautiful longhouse styled guesthouse located in the little remote village of Bario.

The Hang Out Space
The Hang Out Space

For guest acomodation in Bario, it is the biggest lodging facility with 16 rooms. The rooms are clean with warm duvet covers, ideal for twin-sharing but easily convertable to double beds and big enough for an extra mattress especially for kids.

Double Bed Room
Double Bed Room

There are 8 twin bed rooms, and 4 double bed rooms, with the remaining bunk rooms used only in times of full occupancy.

Hotel Bario
The Long Space
The Rates:

Full Board Rates ( Room + all meals) is MYR110.00 per person, and for childen 7 years and under, it’s MYR55.00.
Infants under 3 years stay for free.

Lodge Location:

Everything Bario is in walking distance to almost everywhere. The Labang Longhouse Lodge is situated just outside the main village area; it is 10 mins walk from the airport and 10 mins walk to the Bario Market Centre.

Bario Rice Fields
Bario Rice Fields

The Labang Longhouse bario lodge is located on the main route to the highland adventure activities like jungle trekking, camping, kayaking, bird watching, fishing, nature walks etc, it is near enough to cultural centres for handicraft making, original longhouse visits, farming experience, the two schools, churches, e-Bario internet centre and community hall without compromising on personal privacy and serene, quiet nights in the cool mountain air of Bario.

The lodge pond and the Bario nightsky
The lodge pond and the Bario nightsky

The Lodge also has a resident Certified Tour Guide who can provide you with informative village life tours. Tours to all sorts of destinations and special cultural programs can be organised upon request.

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The main entrance way.
Labang Longhouse’s Bario Lodge Facilities:

It’s not quite a luxury hotel, but it has many modest facilities and ammenities in the compound. There’s a fish pond for guests to fish their meals, and if they like, a garden patch to pick their greens.

Bario Fishing
Fishing at the Labang Longhouse Lodge

Meals at the lodge are served in the huge verandah, and it enjoys a magnificient panoramic view of the Kelabit mountains from its wide veranda. From there you get to eat your meals, watch the sunset, enjoy your tea and write your memoirs.

Bario Lodge Hotel Accomodation
Not quite kayaking the river, but a good place to start. ‘Boating training at the Labanglonghouse Lodge.’

One unique feature to the lodge is its indoor open-fire pit. Here, guests would sit on the foor after dinner and chat into the night, next to the fire, with a glass of Lodge’s own fruit wine.

Bario Lodge Firepit
The Indoor Open Firepit

The lodge also and has its own conference facilities, thus it is an ideal venue for meetings, retreats, seminars, conferences, workshops and youth camps.

Lodge Management:
The Lodge is owned and managed by David and Lucy Labang, and by their son, David Jr. The owners are experienced retired educators and conservationists, fluent speakers of English, Malay and Kelabit with expert traditional knowledge on culture, history, language, and wildlife. They are ideal resources for researchers on indigenous knowledge. In addition, you will be entertained at the bario lodge, by David’s endless repertoire of jokes.

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