How would you like front row seats to Mount Kinabalu? When you stay at one of these homestays with mountain views, you will be able to enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery right from the comforts of your own room! Scroll down our list for 16 of the best Kundasang homestays with awesome mountain views.
1. Hounon Ridge Farmstay & Camping
Hounon Ridge is arguably one of the most popular homestays in Kundasang, and it’s not hard to see why! Featuring mesmerising views of Mount Kinabalu, this beautiful homestay features rooms with an ensuite bathroom and a dormitory. There’s also a spacious camping ground around the homestay where you can pitch your tent to sleep under the stars.
If you’re planning on staying overnight, advance reservation is absolutely necessary as the homestay usually gets fully booked weeks, sometimes months ahead!
2. Culvert View
Culvert View in Kundasang has been making rounds in social media lately, thanks to its breathtaking views of Mount Kinabalu and a playground of instaworthy photo spots like sky mirror, sky stairway, swings, picture frames and more! Pay an entrance fee (RM10 for adult, RM6 for child) to visit the place, or stay overnight in one of its many colourful rainbow chalets and capsules for a memorable experience
3. Umea Glam
Deriving its name from a city in Sweden, Umea Glam Kundasang is among the first in Sabah to offer stays in glamping domes. Featuring four dome tents, each room is tastefully decorated with contemporary furniture and warm beds. The best part is its large transparent window that not only lets you enjoy the mountain views but also the starry night sky at night
4. Kiram’s Village Cabin
Get a taste of the local life with a night’s stay or two in one of ten cabins at Kiram’s Village Cabin. Looking out to spectacular mountain views, each cabin is decked out with modern comforts and surrounded by a verdant garden. Slink onto comfortable beds and you’ll immediately feel at home here
5. D’Shaunn Lodge Kundasang
Located a short distance away from Desa Dairy Farm, this spacious two-storey homestay in Kundasang has impressive views of Mount Kinabalu and the surrounding countryside. Each guest room is tastefully appointed with modern amenities and have a homely feel to them. The property also features a lovely cafe with a large open-air balcony from where you can enjoy the morning views as you savour a hearty breakfast
6. Wind Paradise Mongolian Yurt
Ever wanted to feel what it’s like staying inside a Mongolian yurt? This place in Sabah allows you to do just that! Visitors can experience staying overnight in Mongolian yurts with panoramic views of the Kundasang farmland! It also has a spacious outdoor deck for you to sit back, enjoy the views and breathe in the fresh mountain air. Stay up late to go stargazing at night and wake up in the morning to catch a magnificent sunrise.
7. Crystal Hill R
Enjoy a little slice of paradise when you stay at Crystal Hill R. Sitting atop a small hill, this modestly furnished guesthouse with 39 rooms has an open-air balcony that is perfect for admiring the mountains. Just looking at the pictures, it’s easy to see why this is one of the best mountain view guesthouses in Kundasang!
8. Dream World Resort
Set on a remote hilltop offering uninterrupted views of Mount Kinabalu, this laid-back retreat offers private chalets featuring spacious rooms, ensuite bathroom and their own balcony. Indulge in moments of privacy as you take in the gorgeous views while relaxing in wooden chairs.
9. Marakau Cabin Lodge
Situated not too far from Kundasang town, Marakau Cabin Lodge offers 6 trendy wooden cabins of varying shapes and sizes painted in vibrant colours. There’s a picnic table and grill outside so you can enjoy a barbecue whilst being surrounded by beautiful scenery.
10. Kinabalu Pine Resort
The aptly named Kinabalu Pine Resort is surrounded by a picturesque pine forest and showcases Mount Kinabalu in all its glory. Featuring comfortable guest rooms with amazing mountain views, and thoughtful facilities like an on-site restaurant, outdoor barbecue pits and kids playground, this property is great for a family escape or a getaway with your friends
11. Mountain Valley Resort
Situated over 1,200 meters above sea level in Tenompok, the entrance to Bundu Tuhan, the resort features 15 beautifully appointed guest rooms equipped with modern amenities. While all rooms offer panoramic views of Mount Kinabalu, there’s also a glass bistro and a restaurant where you can take in magnificent views of the majestic Mount Kinabalu and Bundu Tuhan valleys over a cup of coffee.
Location: Jalan Tenompok, Bundu Tuhan, Tenompok, Sabah (Google Maps)
Rates: RM180++ per night
Contact: +6088-888 777
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12. H. Benjamin Residence
H.Benjamin Residence is a newly-opened 16-room hotel offering quiet and comfortable stays to truly enjoy the natural setting and cool climate at the foothills of one of South East Asia’s highest peaks. The hotel features a trendy cafe and an open-air deck for visitors to get a close up view of the majestic Mount Kinabalu on a clear day.
13. Sulap Homestay
Tucked amidst the lush, green hills of Kundasang, Sulap is a contemporary, minimalistic homestay with unparalleled mountain vistas. Its moniker means “hut” or “little shelter” in Kadazandusun’s mother tongue, and offers a mix of tastefully decorated guestrooms, trendy cabins and private homestays that are perfect for families and large groups.
14. Alpine D’Bayu
Alpine D’Bayu provides the perfect private retreat in Kundasang. It’s located inside its own compound, so you won’t have to worry about neighbours or the sounds of traffic disturbing your moments of zen. Still, you’ll be just a few kilometers from Kundasang town. Wander the beautiful flower gardens surrounding the cottage, and enjoy the gorgeous mountain views from the comforts of your own cabin
15. Bayu Senja Lodge
Enjoy a truly unforgettable stay at Baju Senja Lodge, an elegantly furnished lodge with 10 guestrooms and panoramic views of Mount Kinabalu and the surrounding mountains. Outside, the patio has picnic tables and umbrellas so you can relax as you take in the spectacular views (especially during sunset!). The lodge also features a kitchen and barbecue area, ideal for a family and group getaway
16. B-Inspired Abode Homestay
B-Inspired Abode is the first and only homestay in Kundasang to have a Hobbit home stay. There’s also a good variety of comfortable pods, spacious cabins and modern guestrooms, all of which look out to incredible views of Mount Kinabalu and the surrounding vistas.