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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2014

I stayed there back in Sept 2013 for 3 nights. It was well worth £5 a night, with enough toilets and showers to share. A kitchen area where you can cook a good meal. A laundry area and hanging facilities. The place is spotless, with comfy seating area with TV and very good wifi. Close to everything from shopping to...

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5Thank mamyskitchen
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

I have been to KK three times now, and stayed in 3 different places, and this one was by far the best. A-C in the rooms which are clean and tidy, as well as the bathrooms. They have a great place to chill and eat breakfast. I can definitely recommend this place!

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4Thank Anouk155
Reviewed 14 November 2013 via mobile

Room was clean when we check in and lounge nice with a small kitchen with the lemon colour. Staff was nice and there's ada small mini cyber also for rm3 per hour so u don't have to go far to find one. Tours also available and would like come again next year :-)

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3Thank Josephen J
Reviewed 12 November 2013

d location is right at the heart of the city where everything is accessible. rooms up to expectations n d staff service available all times. cleanliness is well taken care of. foods r served as agreed upon n there r options available just walking distance for other varieties. sunday market which is one of d main tourist attraction is also...

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sipitang
Reviewed 12 November 2013

had a nice view and it is a great place to spend time in kota kinabalu.. the cleanliness of this place is also excellent. and had so much intresting things to be done near to this lodge... it also had a nice view of its garden.

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Puerto Colombia, Colombia
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Stayed in a private room 53-2 I think.....for 7 nights at only Rm75/ night....and the room was a perfect 10! Compared to other budget hotels around and they are considered hostel! CAR RENTAL And Bike rentals are also available and I rented a Perodua Myvi for one day at only Rm120 Per day and the car was brand new! WOULD...

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3Thank Vitoro911
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Staying at cheap place, quite and comfortable. In the middle heart of the city, easy walking around. No need to take any transportation. I understand that some people not satisfied here, but well, you're not paying a 5 star hotel, don't expect a 5 star service.

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3Thank Clement_Pito
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Having read a few bad reviews I am not sure if Bunibon have come under new management or if it has been redone (they were redecorating one of the rooms when we were there). We booked out a three bed room which was very basic (a bunkbed and a mattress on the floor) and had no window but the beds...

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3Thank Laura C
Linz, Austria
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The hostel wouldn't be so bad, but they just don't clean. In the three days I have been there the bathroom has not been cleaned once. Also everything else was rather dirty. I don't recommend this place if you want cleanliness. Facilities are ok.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2013 via mobile

Although staff are helpful and the overall building okay, for rm150 for two nights you can find wayy better (e.g lavender lodge!) We stayed in a double room with en suite one night before having to move to a twin. the downstairs room was noisy with staff chatting loudly at reception at 6am, the carpet looked like it hadnt been...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Started by 2 pairs of couple... Victor Suan and Josephen.. and Petronella Suan and Nenad Zrnic... together this Lodge happen and the birth of this Lodge was then named .. Bunibon .. a combination of Nick Names of Vic and Jo's children.. Bubu Nia and Bonbon.. this idea was from Nenad. Bunibon Lodge is located right in the heart of Kota Kinabalu City (on the Island of Borneo, Sabah, Malaysia). It is surrounded by other backpackers lodge, automatically puts it in the backpackers lodging "HOTSPOT" A stone throw away is the famous Atkinson Clock Tower. Built in 1903, this all-wood, no-nails structure was built in memory of Francis George Atkinson, the First District Officer of Jesselton during the British North Borneo Chartered Company Administration, who had succumbed to a tropical disease at the young age of 28. While staying in Kota Kinabalu City, a short hike to Signal Hill is not to be missed. It gives you the best view of Kota Kinabalu City. Photos of sunsets and Bright lights in the night often comes out splendid. If you are somebody who is in touch with nature, Jesselton Point which is 10 minutes walk away offers you boat services to go our nearby islands, mainly Gaya, Sapi, Manukan and Mamutik. It would only take about 10 minutes to reach any of these islands.Bunibon lodge not only accommodate you with affordable price but we also provide you with transportation and guidance to assist you during your stay in Kota Kinabalu City. Feel free to liase with our receptionist for car rental or tours.All rooms are fully air-conditioned, we basically have dorm and private room. Come and stay with us!! Luxury in a small scale... :) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bunibon Lodge

Address: Lot 21 Lorong Dewan, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $30 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bunibon Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Any room with air-con is good, which is any room.”
303wilfm, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Find a different hostel. I tried the dorm upstairs and the double room downstairs. Both were noisy and dirty.”
corneliusasia, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The double rooms with en-suite are best.”
PhilipV820, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“To avoid possilbe noise at night, don´t take the rooms downstairs.”
thomasg703, 23 Aug 2014 | Read review
“do check in a private double room with hot shower inside, it's the best private room and besides that it's just near the reception desk.”
Fortunato484, 12 Jul 2014 | Read review
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