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Kinabalu Backpackers Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Stayed here for three nights and stayed at a later date again before leaving KK. Does the job very well. Clean, spacious, air-con is always on and breakfast very simple (bread and spreads) but plenty to go around. Wifi all over and worked all the time. Staff seem a little withdrawn, muted and slow but ran the place smoothly. Good...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Considering the price, this place is quite nice. Location-wise, it is excellent as it is near a lot of attractions. Its air-conditioned, serves a simple breakfast of bread, jam, pb, butter with some coffee and tea. The bathrooms are shared but its quite alright as they are placed in a common area outside the room. Its a VERY clean place...

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1Thank justcallmehans
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 19 March 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights. It was a standard private room for 60 RM per night. The room has an A/C, window and and the bathroom is shared.They provide free simple breakfast, wiFi, internet access, locker, tour information. You have to take off your shoes inside the hostel. Staff: Very nice and friendly. It was easy to talk and...

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2Thank yasameen_desu
Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

Hostels around australias place seem to have something in common. None of them is good, ar least the 3 (!) I tried. After my first night in KBL i felt like i was getting sick. I used the aircon and i suspect it to be the cause. It almost ruined my plan to clim Mt. Kinabulu. My room was in...

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1Thank i_love_earplugs
Baliuag, Philippines
Reviewed 23 November 2013

You'll basically pay for what you get.. Basic breakfast.. They should be aware of the lacked of breakfast they served at morning.. Staff not much help because they can't understand english easily but they were friendly though but a bit weird.. A good place to stay and very cheap but lacks of social space and no free blankets/comforter at the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2013 via mobile

We stayed in a double room for 50/night which had a comfortable bed, good aircon and a good amount of space! We saw inside the dorms and they looked pretty nice as well. The bathrooms were clean and the water was nice and hot. Breakfast was very basic. Wifi was very good! Staff were not the friendliest but they weren't...

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1Thank danigross88
Siquijor Island, Philippines
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Stayed for a night on my way through town. Dorm beds are comfortable, with working but not very efficient AC (never got temp down to settings on dial but good temperature to sleep). No insect problems. Breakfast is basic and 4 shared toilet/showers small but clean with hot water. Lacks a little atmosphere and staff aren't very friendly but they're...

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1Thank mjhulf
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I has been there couple time, price is cheap among Gaya Street Guest House. Staying Dorm including air-condition. Close to town. convenient and clean environment. free Wifi and free computer internet for all the guest, its help me save some money instead I go cyber cafe for checking my mail. Just 1 thing I quite unlike is bath room do...

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Reviewed 10 July 2013 via mobile

I gave this hostel 3 out of 5 because it is all OK, but not more than that. The room was spacious, the matrass a bit bumpy but OK, airco was nice, big windows were nice. Breakfast is simple but OK although sometimes covered in ants, showers are good, but the bathrooms are musty. I'm a bit puzzled why i...

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1Thank fjanssen
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 June 2013 via mobile

We wanted a quiet and clean place to shower and sleep at while we were transferring through KK. They sunk our deposit from a booking error through Hostelworld and fit us in a room on the "quiet side". They had one of three showers working. My girlfriend had enough hot water. Not enough for me. Then the water cut out...

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Additional Information about Kinabalu Backpackers Lodge

Address: Lot 4 Lorong Dewan, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $13 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Dorms and private rooms available, shared facilities..”
Sag_Dragon, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a room all to yourself or for your friends, I know there are private rooms available. OR, you can just purchase the bed space. hahaha! Enjoy!”
justcallmehans, 30 Mar 2014 | Read review
“gust house is next to main road, will be bit noisy during day time. however, there is no issue during night time, very quite in there.”
AlfredDeviruss, 11 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Stay at the rooms at the back not next to the purple door on the second floor beside the open kitchen area”
willimandala, 6 Nov 2012 | Read review
“do not have a room near the road...???”
harleysargeuk, 15 Nov 2011 | Read review
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