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Akinabalu Youth Hostel

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this cheap place to stay online and it was perfect for a few nights to explore Kota Kinabalu! It is very close to all the main attractions and markets with lots of options to eat right outside the door! Free breakfast is also great and the kitchen is available to use throughout the day! Rooms and bathrooms are really...

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Candolim, India
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were given a private room, despite booking for a dorm - not sure why, but that was nice! The place is very clean. Breakfast is boiled eggs, toast and various spreads. Hot and cold drink water, tea and coffee is available all day. Wifi only in the common area. Well located very near the bus station, a 30rm taxi...

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely place with very friendly staff. Clean rooms and lots of travellers! Just stayed for one night as a stopover. Great communal lobby with television and mini bar. Staff very helpful in planning our three week trip- Borneo is beautiful and there's a lot to do!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were there in a private room for three nights, even though we had to share toilet and showroom with other guests on the same floor the public area was always clean! Staffs were very helpful and the location was super convenient to get to the most of the attractions in KK.

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Miri District, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is truly heaven in earth with a bunch of bar and beach selection along with all the great view.Just be careful on the night if you are solo travelers especially for women try make a friend with fews others tourists and have fun!

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I stay here for couple of days in december. And the employees from the reception are really helpfull to me. The boy at the reception explain me a lot of things about the city by map at my first day. I felt myself directly welcome in this Nice hostel. And location is great. At sunday there is a Nice market

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here on and off for over a week while travelling in Borneo. The hostel is very clean and the staff very friendly. They keep my bag while climbing mt Kinabalu and while travelling in sandakan. Hostel is close to bus station. Would definitely recommend.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This hostel was in a nice area very close to the daily street market, nightly seafood market, and the Sunday market is also on the same street. The dorm was clean, cool a/c and nice bathrooms. Good group breakfast, coffee and tea is consistent and they have the lowest cost beer in the area @7RM

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Overall this hostel is value for money. Check in was fairly quick, however we did have to find the room ourselves which I thought was a bit weird ( I guess she couldn't be asked 😂). The bedroom and bathroom area was fairly clean and hot water was readily available. One thing to point out if you look at the...

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here twice during our journey through Sabah. Very reasonably priced! Great common area with TV, helpful and friendly staff, great location in KK. Ice cream and beers for purchase is also a wonderful touch. 24hr coffee and tea with the common area made this a great place to relax in between adventures.

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Additional Information about Akinabalu Youth Hostel

Address: 1st Floor, No. 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $13 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Akinabalu Youth Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 12
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Akinabalu Youth Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Akinabalu Youth Hostel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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“a room with fan would be enough as I didn't feel the heat at night”
Nevinci, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“bring toiletries, hangers, room slippers, and keep luggage locked for safety. bring extension plugs with long wire coz dorm only 1 plug.”
coolclarec, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Fan room - very cheap”
Tomwillmott94, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are fairly quite.”
D679MBmelissap, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“everything you want, they provide”
znikerx, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
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