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NAK Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To what I know, this hotel has been around for more than 30 years and it seems like they had decided to maintain certain elements of the bygone era. This has been clearly defined in their room’s interior design – old design 1 seater sofa, 80s telephone set and the bed itself. It still is a comfortable hotel although rooms...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Room service has stolen money from my backpack and nobody did anything. The manager also didn't believe us. But the money was deep in my backpack so the guy was searching for the money (he was more than 30 minutes in our room we saw it on the camera. And we had no clean towels and he didn't do dust...

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Nakhotel, Owner at NAK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We would like to take this oppurturnity to clarify some details, When the incident was reported to us, we promptly followed a series of procedures from questioning the accused to cooperating with Ms Tamara in filing an official police report which also meant that the police have run through available cctv footage & interogated the accused employee...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It was three of us travelling together so we booked a large 'family' room. Upon arrival, we were left sitting in the lobby for quite a while as the desk manager told us our room was not ready. He finally said the room did not have power so they put us in two rooms instead. Initially we thought that was...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We stayed one night in a suite when passing through Sandakan. The elevator and hallway on our floor didn't inspire much confidence, but when we opened the door we were greeted by a spacious, tastefully renovated room, although a little on the dark side. Some floors are still being renovated. Not sure how much of a disturbance this might be...

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely place with budget cost. I got govt rate as well. Welcome drinks are served upon request at anytime you want. The receptionist lady was not really informative that i had to ask about almost everything. She didn't even tell me about the welcome drinks, etc but still she's helpful enough to answer questions from guests. The cafe's...

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Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The webpage and hotel photos are a credit to the photographers art, much like real estate pictures. It's true, downstairs has a mix of shabby Chinese furniture and artefacts. However, this hopeful image is soon dispelled by the grubby, fingerprinted elevator, and the dirty walls of the hall. "It's just like a backpacker's" my travel partner exclaims, on seeing the...

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1Thank PinkyAustralia
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for 3 nights and enjoyed every minute. Yes, hotel is a bit worn out but still lovely with all the Chinese furniture and decoration in the lobby, birdcage lamps in the rooms and the Chinese bowl as the sink. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Room was clean and comfy. And in the end the roof top bar...

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1Thank Kajar K
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The Nak is a taste of Chinese, Sandakan past. A deceptive, grey building which reveals a lovingly restored interior with artefacts such as delicately painted drawers and large, wooden antique chairs in reception to complete the experience. Even an old fashioned typewriter is in use behind reception!! Bamboo blinds, bird cage light surrounds, parasols and cane furniture creates a cool,...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I enjoyed my stay at the Nak hotel. The rooms were clean, although the decor was a little dated, the showers were hot and the staff was very friendly and helpful. I loved the rooftop restaurant, which is where we recived our welcome drink (non-alcoholic) and breakfast ( both included with the stay). In fact, those caramelized banana pancakes were...

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Ipoh, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Established in 1966, NAK Hotel retains much of its heyday charms - antiqued windows, mosaic tiles, Chinese porcelain basins, lanterns, bird-cage lamps, classic Chinese music and hospitable staff. Clean, comfortable and affordable, this quaint hotel still proudly stands in the heart of Sandakan town. To top it all, the famous Balin Roof Garden Bistro & Bar is located on the...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The oldest, purpose-built hotel in Sandakan. Family run since 1966. Retains the old and embraces the new - a hotel brimming with cultural detail and interest. Situated in the centre of town. Nestled among all the commercial buildings, banks, airline offices, and next to central market and bus station. Less than 2km from the jetty, and boat rides to islands such as Lankayan, Turtle island and Berhala island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about NAK Hotel

Address: Hotel Nak Jalan Pelabuhan, Sandakan 90708, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: $28 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — NAK Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Choose another hotel.”
PinkyAustralia, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to enjoy the rooftop bar both during the day and at night - a beautiful spot!”
BriennaH, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Sea view room was great, quiet despite being in a busy area”
719natashae, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors may have less traffic noise.”
Birdie3, 21 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Rear facing rooms are probably quieter.”
Dagess, 12 Feb 2015 | Read review
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