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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2012

We stayed here on our World Challenge trip. It is a nice, simple place to stay. The bathrooms and rooms are moderately clean but we didn't really mind as we never spent a lot of time in our rooms. The communal lounge is a nice place to hang out. We talked a lot down there and it had a nice...

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Pasay, Philippines
Reviewed 4 August 2012

The accommodation was part of our tour itinerary and there's no way to transfer to another lodge. Location is good but the service and rooms were not. I got a chance to look inside the other rooms and all were the same -- dirty. The bed sheets and linens are all gray and look really unclean. Well, A/C is ok...

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quezon city
Reviewed 25 July 2012

Three things I liked about this hostel: the location, affordability and free wi-fi access. Aside from those I can honestly say that the service and rooms are bad. The staffs are not mindful of the guest nor helpful (save for one girl) and they usually spend their time in front of the telly. And don't be too expectant of the...

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Macau, China
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Don't trust their offical website photos! This hostel is very dirty and old . When I come up to the hostel , I saw the windows of the stairway were broken. After checked in & go to my room. I saw the rubbish was in the wash basin, all the bed sheets were in grey color, Stains throughout the walls,...

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UK
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Checked in as I had booked from lonely planet recommendation. Room was dirty and door wouldn't open and close properly. Indifferent attitude by staff so left found somewhere else and returned to claim back my money! They refunded without question. Full of cats wandering around .

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2Thank JC39
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 January 2012

I stayed here on two separate occasions within in the same week. My room was relatively cheap, they gave me a discount when I told them I was going to stay for a week. I had to break my trip up between climbing Mt. Kinabalu. The bedding didn't seem to be clean when I checked in both times, there was...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 January 2012

I had a wonderful vacation in Malaysia in this winter break. However, I also had a bad experience with Hotel Summer Lodge where ins in Lot 120 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia Borneo.I have been to Malaysia twice, when I meet women in Malaysia I always show respect to them because I really like their humble and shy face...

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3Thank lili l
Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 June 2011

Summer lodge is owned by summer tours. they are lame O. their packages are over priced and the service is some of the worst i HAVE EVER HAD!! watch out for Stephanie she is a liar and will promise otherwise. when I booked a trip to climb the mt. the permit at teh park head Quarters was not even started....

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1Thank looch77
Planet Earth
Reviewed 7 February 2011

Warnings from other reviewers about bed bugs proved to be true! Stayed 2 nights and bed bugs feasted on us to their hearts content. Room was dirty and staff were indifferent and lacked initiative. It seems like they don't really clean the rooms after previous guests have left!!! I had asked to see the supposedly clean room before checking in...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2010

There are signs all over the hostel warning the guests about bed bugs, however they are doing nothing to counteract the problem. I stayed here for 3 days before climbing mount kinabalu, just to realize I had contracted LICE from the hostel. When we went back to inform them, they acted like there was a language barrier that had not...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Summer Lodge

Address: 4th Floor Lot 120 2nd, 3rd, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $13 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Summer Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“There are no elevators, so if you have lots of luggage, maybe don't stay here? Ask for a room with a window - I think this will help keep the mould problem down (our room had no window, and lots of mould).”
nicolajones08, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in room 207 and that was ok. The first room we were shown had fungus everywhere, this one hadn't.”
Diewertje_DS, 13 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I've always considered location and budget when picking a room. No use having to save money on hotel if it's too far from the tourist spots, restos and public transport.”
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GNOBGNOB, 22 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Call ahead to check for rooms availability as the location is a pretty good one.”
happimie, 3 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Find somewhere cleaner”
JC39, 6 Feb 2012 | Read review
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