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Harbourside Backpackers

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  • Excellent65%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For some reason, I didn’t realize the Harbourside is on the second floor, which means I had to drag my heavy bags up two flights of stairs. The staff was very friendly in welcoming me and helping contact the company I used to visit the...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We were very well surprised on our arrival to Harbourside backpackers. The rooms are basic but very clean, as well as shared bathrooms. The staff is very sympathic and breakfast is included in price. We have immediately booked the room for another one-night stay on...More

Thank betkaruschka
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This hostel was super basic but it was extremely clean and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was included toast, coffee and eggs. There was a lounge area. Access to computers and free WiFi.

Thank CassandraS78
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little hostel. Nice sized dorm room with comfy beds. Lockers provided for smaller items. Toilets and showers were always clean and worked well. Nice self-service breakfast every morning. Good living area with sofas and TV, but not a lot of atmosphere while we were...More

Thank Bekah B
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It is very well located nearby the local market. The staff is super friendly and helpful and also offer pick-up services. However, the single room was without window and the bed looked already quite old. Also for breakfast they didn't offer a lot.

Thank Nadine S
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Ideally located in Harbour Square in the heart of Sandakan town center and opposite Harbour Mall shopping center. Only five minutes walk from central bus station and eight minutes walk from Mini bus ...More station (bus to/from Sepilok Orang Utan Center). Close by to central market, bank, restaurant, cafe, shopping mall and supermarket. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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Room & Suite (21)
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ShanazAnneG
20 December 2017|
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Response from Harbourside B | Property representative |
Hi Anne, thank you very much for your mail. Please let us know when would you like to stay with us & we will reply to you as soon as possible
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"breakfast included, cheap, good location, nice staff"
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"Level four is quiet"
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"Try to get a room on the first floor -- that way you will have wifi in the room. The wifi doesn't reach..."
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"I stayed in two separate en suite rooms, 11 and 4 and both were perfectly acceptable"
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