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Moreton Bay Region, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2014

This hostel is 35rm for 6 bed dorm and 45rm for 3 bed dorm. Excellent location, close to share taxis to kinabalu and airport bus and buses to kudat. All day breakfast includes tea coffee and milo. Cookies, cereal, toast. Lots of showers and toilets. Clothes line provided - clothes dry overnight. Easy to meet people. Each bed has locker,...

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Jinhua, China
Reviewed 25 February 2014 via mobile

I arrived very late in night, but the staff is still so friendly and helpful. the service there is so excellent and worthy! the location is convinient to everywhere in city! no matter the airport terminal or city bus stop, you can walk there within 5 minutes! what better place you can find?

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 20 February 2014

I spend 4 nights at KK during my diving course and chose the Masada hostel. I was highly satisfied with the facilities and would recommend it to everyone. The bus station to the long distance station is also quite close to the hostel. Also a 711 and some restaurants.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 February 2014 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my one night here, and wished I could've stayed longer. They appear to be more fully booked than not. On the backside of town near the hills, this hostel is located in a quieter area. However, KK is quite small and walkable so the not so central location is hardly a problem. The rooms were quite nice...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Clean, comfortable, modern, friendly staff, great breakfast. Variety of room sizes available. Good location within walking distance from main city attractions. A great place to stay in combination with a trek up Mt Kinabalu

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 February 2014

A great little hostel. Could be a little bit hard to find but not far from KK center at all. The common area is nice and we had a great private room for an awesome value. Stay here for value, cleanliness and a nice hangout!

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Karlsruhe
Reviewed 31 January 2014

I really enjoyed staying at this hostel for several reasons: + very friendly and helpful staff + lockers provided inside the dorms + clean bed rooms and bathrooms + 2 computers for free internet access + free breakfast (toast, cookies, bananas, cornflakes) + good location: 2-5 mins to the markets and malls + aircon What I did not like about...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2014

I stayed here on the 15th Jan and also the 27th Jan. I had wanted to book for the 28th as well but they had been booked out over a month and a half in advance! Such a shame cause I really enjoyed my time here. The dorm itself was great. Spacious, with compartments for your luggage, dividers between the...

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Ipoh
Reviewed 28 January 2014

It's been a nice experience staying at Masada. We were group of 13 people and were looking for an affordable stay at TripAdvisor and we found Masada, so thought of give it a try. We just came back from Mount Kinabalu and the host (Sorry I forgot your name) was so lovely and helpful to arrange an extra bed in...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 24 January 2014

This hostel is close to bus stations, we can connect to other places easily (including to & from airport). Located exactly in the city centre of KK, it is near to shopping centre, night markets (Sinsuran & Gaya Sunday Market), plus eating places, are everywhere (sea foods in KK are very cheap). Philippine Market is also close by; it can...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Masada Backpacker

Address: Ground & 1st Floor, Lot 9, Jalan Masjid | Mosque Valley, Kota Kinabalu 88800, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $20 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Masada Backpacker Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Masada Backpacker Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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“Ground floor is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherCarroll, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure your room has air con”
 of 5 bubbles bridgettemackley, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try some of the Indian food near by. Great people there”
 of 5 bubbles bhammer3012016, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room on ground floor does not have any windows.”
 of 5 bubbles alhady89, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms have no windows, windows rooms only on 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Barelle, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
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