Awards and Accolades

Awards

We are honoured of all the acknowledgement given by prestige international and national awards. Our successes are truly the embodiment of our vision and mission as well as the commitment of our team members.
2023 | Travellers’ Choice 2023 Award | TripAdvisor

Sukau Rainforest Lodge is recognized as a 2023 Travelers’ Choice award winner placing us in the top 10% of accommodation worldwide. This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travellers around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, SRL stood out by continuously delighting its guests.

Sukau Rainforest Lodge 2021 travelers choice award from Tripadvisor
2021 | Travellers’ Choice 2021 Award | TripAdvisor

Sukau Rainforest Lodge is recognized as a 2021 Travelers’ Choice award winner placing us in the top 10% of accommodation worldwide. This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travellers around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, SRL stood out by continuously delighting its guests.

Sukau Rainforest Lodge 2020 travelers choice award from Tripadvisor
2020 | Travellers’ Choice 2020 Award | TripAdvisor

Sukau Rainforest Lodge is recognized among best in Malaysia/ Asia, based on Outstanding 2019 Traveller reviews. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic, award winners are known for consistently receiving great travellers’ feedback, placing them in the top 10% of hospitality businesses around the globe.

Sukau Rainforest Lodge 2019 Boutique Hotel Awards
2019 | Asia’s Most Eco-Friendly | Boutique Hotel Awards

The Awards is the first and only international awards organisation exclusively dedicated to recognising unique excellence among boutique hotels. Each and every property is visited personally by an experienced hotel judge, who specialises in each category, and where decisions on winners depend on true first-hand guest experience at the property. SRL won Asia’s Most Eco Friendly category because of its eco-conscious policies and practices that do not sacrifice comfort.

2014 – 2018 | Winner of the Certificate of Excellence

Another year of success. This award is granted only to those businesses that have won the Certificate of Excellence for five years in a row. The Certificate of Excellence can be earned only by receiving consistently great reviews on TripAdvisor. SRL has won the Certificate of Excellence from the year 2014 to 2018.

Sukau Rainforest Lodge Malaysia Tourism award
2016 | Best Hotel Services (3 Star & Below)

The Malaysia Tourism Awards, held once every two years, is the highest form of recognition by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture and Tourism Malaysia for industry players whose outstanding contributions have played a significant role in the success of Malaysia’s tourism industry. It also acts as an incentive for participants to strive for the highest level of professionalism and quality in both products and services.

The Malaysia Tourism Awards 2014/2015 has 14 categories and 50 sub-categories for nominations. The Best Hotel Services category recognises hotels rated by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia that offer quality and superior services to their guests.

Each category has its own judging criteria. The Best Hotel Services category was judged based on the following criteria: (1) encompasses overall efficiency, courtesy and other qualities related to services in areas such as reservations, reception and guest relations, in-room services, food and beverage amenities, recreational facilities, and other such services; and (2) other factors include value-for-money and ambience.

2011 – 2015 | Winner of the Certificate of Excellence

This award is granted only to those businesses that have won the Certificate of Excellence for five years in a row. The Certificate of Excellence can be earned only by receiving consistently great reviews on TripAdvisor. SRL has won the Certificate of Excellence from the year 2011 to 2015.

2015 | Best Independent Accommodation

The Tourism InSPIRE Awards acknowledge organisations and businesses that demonstrate excellence in social, environmental, and economic sustainability in tourism.

The Tourism InSPIRE Awards is supported by the UNEP and the SWITCH-Asia Regional Policy Support Component (RPSC), managed by UNEP, funded by the European Union, and implemented by PATA.

The awards aim to raise awareness on sustainable tourism issues and to inspire the uptake and sharing of good practices, ultimately embedding responsible and exemplary sustainable consumption and production (SCP) practices in the daily operations of organisations throughout the tourism industry.

The awards were judged based on EIGHT criteria: (1) resource efficiency, (2) value chain approach, (3) eco-innovation, (4) sustainable consumption, (5) sustainability reporting, (6) community action, (7) cultural heritage, and (8) collective impact.

These criteria were developed based on SCP principles and existing internationally recognised sustainable tourism standards such as those developed by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

2013 | Finalist – Most Inspiring Responsible Tourism Accommodation Provider

Wild Asia’s Responsible Tourism Awards is one of the first tourism award in Asia specifically focused on sustainable tourism best practices. The annual award recognises accommodation operators who make positive differences in the destination where they operate by adopting sustainable management practices.

The Most Inspiring Responsible Tourism Accommodation Provider recognises the accommodation provider that excels in all of the above categories, by taking into consideration all the key principles of responsible tourism (maximum positive impacts to the local community and minimum negative impacts to the environment) and awards innovation for this most inspiring accommodation of the year.

Sukau Rainforest Lodge Sabah Tourism award
2013 | Winner – Best Nature Lodge

Sabah Tourism Awards was introduced in 19917 to celebrate the industry’s achievements and to honour outstanding individuals and organisations whose contributions have attributed to the growth of the tourism industry in Sabah. Held every two years, nominees include contributors to the state and national tourism developments in various fields including front liners, agencies, hotels, resorts, businesses, and the media. The Awards are given to reward excellence, quality and innovation in terms of service and standards.

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Sukau Rainforest Lodge is an award-winning ecolodge situated along the Kinabatangan River in Malaysian, Borneo offering the best of wildlife and nature experience. Wholly owned by Borneo Eco Tours.

Contact Us

Lot 1, Pusat Perindustrian, Kolombong Jaya, Mile 5.5, Jalan Kolombong, 88450 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (60) 088-438300
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