Laban Rata

Located at 3,272 meters above sea level, Panalaban is the final pit stop before ascending to the summit of Low’s Peak of Mount Kinabalu. Providing climbers with comfortable lodgings, hot showers and hot meals. Only at Sutera Sanctuary Lodges, you are being well taken cared as we are proud of ourselves for being the only lodging in Kota Kinabalu – Sabah, Borneo that could accommodate you with the quality hospitality at Mount Kinabalu. 


Please take note of the Genset Operating Hours as below : 

5.00pm to 8.00pm. & 1.00 am to 3.00am.

Accommodation

Buttercup 1

At 198sqft with twin bed and Bathroom. Can accommodate up to 2 persons

Buttercup 2

At 176sqft with twin bed and Bathroom. Can accommodate up to 2 persons

Buttercup 3

At 288sqft with 3 Bunk Beds and Bathroom. Can accommodate up to 6 persons

Dormitory

Total of 30 units of Bunk Bed, Common Bathroom, and Restaurant Area

Getting There

Food

Laban Rata Restaurant

We serve Buffet Meals for the mighty climbing to make sure you are well-fed before your climb to Laban Rata. We also offer an ala-carte menu if you are not up for a buffet meal.

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Suhaimi

Welcome to Laban Rata Rest House. My name is Suhaimi, my team and I will be at your service. Have a memorable experience with us!

Trails

Showing what you can do and also interesting facts about our Laban Rata

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Our Core Values

Awards

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS' CHOICE 2022

Manukan Island

The Bizz awards 2022

Business Excellence Certificate awarded to
Sutera Sancturary Lodges

The bizz awards 2022

Business Excellence Certificate awarded to
General Manager

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS' CHOICE 2021

Manukan Island

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS' CHOICE 2021

Kinabalu Park

World Luxury Hotel Awards 2021

Luxury Mountain Lodge - Global

Travel & Hospitality Award 2021

The Award for Excellence in Service

Malaysia Prestige Awards 2020/2021

Nature Resort of the Year - Malaysia

WorlD Luxury hotel award 2020

Best General Manager - Asia

International Hotel Award 2020

Asia Pacific Hotel Awards in association with VitrA High Commended Small Hotel Malaysia

INTERNATIONAL HOTEL AWARD 2020

Asia Pacific Hotel Awards in association with VitrA High Commended Hotel Website Malaysia

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS' CHOIcE 2020

Manukan Island

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS' CHOICE 2020

Manukan Island

World Luxury Hotel Award 2019

Luxury Mountain Lodge

World Luxury Hotel Award 2018

Luxury Mountain Lodge

Hapa Award 2018 – 2020

HAPA Boutique/ Concept Hotel/Resort

Hapa Award 2018 – 2020

HAPA Service Excellence Hotel Resort

Asian Lifestyle Tourism Award 2017

Best Eco-Tourism Destination in South East Asia

Asian Lifestyle Tourism Award 2017

Outstanding General Manager in Malaysia (Top 10) - Ravindran Kathiravelu

Agoda Gold Circle Award 2016

31st Aseanta Award For Excellence 2016

Best Asean Travel Article

Hapa Award 2013 – 2015

Hapa Best Lifestyle Living Experience

The World Best Brands Award 2013 – 2014

The Country Branding Award