Mile 36 Lodge @ Mt. Kinabalu

Contact: +60 88-888161088-888161,  email:

Kg Kalanggaan, Mile 36, Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia 89300

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Mile 36 Lodge (Formerly Sonny Village Lodge)

Special notice: “Sonny Village Lodge” has renamed to “Mile 36 Lodge” with effect from 12 March 2014.  Other than the name of the lodge changed, the management, staff, location, facilities, room pricing etc. remain the same.  The new web site address changed to and email changed to  Thank you.


Mile 36 Lodge is sited in an attractive location, steps away from the border to the Mount Kinabalu National Park. Stayers enjoy spectacular views of Mount Kinabalu in the front lawn of the Lodge.  The grounds of the Lodge are larger than most lodges and it is a peaceful nature retreat. Within the compound, one can stroll amidst many flowering scrubs and hear the melodious strains of the birds. Sited at an altitude of 1,500m, the air is cool, between 18°C to 25°C. Sonny Village Lodge is a great place for leisure, gatherings, rest point as you do bird and flower watching activities.


Why Stay in Mile 36 Lodge?

It is:

ü Newly renovated and has clean and pleasant surroundings. You can choose to stay in any of the 4 buildings in various designs. Choose either the European, Contemporary or Local kampong styled rooms.

ü Very close to Kinabalu Park and easily accessible. You can travel to the Mile 36 Lodge by traveling along the main road from Kota Kinabalu to Ranau. It is a mere 1.3km after the Kinabalu Park Headquarters. Enter from the left side of the main road. The Lodge is just 1.5 hours drive from the Kota Kinabalu Town Center.

ü Has well-maintained ground with good amenities. The Lodge has a restaurant, and cooking and BBQ facilities too for Bungalow.  This will make your stay so much more easy and enjoyable.

ü Managed by a bunch of friendly staff. They will look into all your needs and offer you local information about the attractions, hikes you can take, food options.

Lastly, it offers great value for money!  At RM120 for twin and double bed room, breakfast is included.  Bungalow costs RM360 for 8 people exclude breakfast.  Extra Mattress for additional person is available at very low cost!

To reserve a room, please call   Tel :: +60 88-888161088-888161   or   email us at:

How Mile 36 Lodge Looks Like

The Lodge comprises 4 buildings and 1 reception hut of different designs.

Reception hut. This is the where guests check in and check out, borrow books and games, hang around using wifi internet access, purchase some food items such as snacks, cup noodles, biscuits, drinks and essential items such as tooth brush and tooth paste.

Fado. This is a 2 storey building designed in local style, with mainly wooden and concrete structures. The upper level is a restaurant – The Mile 36 Cafe. The lower level has 1 family room which has beds for 4 people.

Easy Valley.  This 2 storey building is designed in a typical English Cottage style. It has a Family guest room which has 1 queen size bed and a 2 single bed for a total of 4 persons.  There is another Twin bed room for 2 guests.

Chin’s cottage. This is a “kampong style” bungalow with a very large sheltered space at the side of the building for BBQ, games, activities, etc.   This is suitable for a group of family and friends.
Begonia. This 2 storey building has a contemporary design. It is constructed using hardwood on the upper level and concrete on the lower level. It has 8 rooms in total. There are 4 rooms in each level. Each room has 2 single beds or 1 queen size bed.

Reception Hut


Easy Valley

Chin’s Cottage