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. Ausvilla Kundasang
Ausvilla Kundasang promises a peaceful stay so that you can make the most of your holidays. Offering deluxe rooms and double storey home suites, the spacious interior is complete with modern upgrades. Opened recently, it offers a sense of freshness from its decor to its overall ambiance. Come out to the patio when you want to soak in the warm sun, play a round of mini golf or simply enjoy the stunning mountain views.
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. Hidden Hill Kundasang
Hidden Hill Kundasang is a classic homestay with a nostalgic Japanese ambiance. Its architecture and interiors evoke a unique character not found anywhere, all bedrooms are Japanese style, furnished with tatami mats, futon beds, and intricate art pieces, allowing you to immerse yourself in Japanese culture.
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.
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 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.
17. The Clover Kundasang
The Clover in Kundasang features four container-style homestays, all with nicely decorated interiors & furniture and a lovely wrap-around balcony. Packed with modern amenities like cosy beds, kitchenette, parking and more, you can get precious views of Mount Kinabalu from the comforts of your room.
18. The Shire Sinisian
Joining a growing list of trendy stays in Kundasang is The Shire Sinisian. Offering pod stays that are comfortable enough for two people, the setting here is magical, and heavily inspired by The Shire from The Lord Of The Rings. Looking out to heavenly views of Mount Kinabalu, this cosy homestay also features an outdoor patio, toilets, barbecue pits and more
19. Konunukan Gardenstay & Camping
Surrounded by nature, Konunukan Gardenstay offers eight chalet-style homestays, in addition to a spacious camping grounds. Beautiful throughout the year, you can spend your vacation here in peace and tranquility. Each spacious homestay can accommodate up to five guests, and features its own balcony and modern amenities
20. Nikgold Garden
If you are looking for a lavish holiday home in Kundasang with top-notch amenities, then Nikgold Garden will be your ideal getaway. You will be able to enjoy magnificent views of Mount Kinabalu from the front yard and also through the windows in the living room and bedrooms. There’s also an expansive balcony, which offers a great activity area for the whole family