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Featured Hostels in Kota Belud

The price is P597 per night

Situated in Tuaran, this hostel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Tamparuli Suspension Bridge and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Upside Down House. Tuaran Crocodile Farm and Dalit ...

Happy Garden Resort - Hostel
The price is P1,317 per night

Situated in Ranau, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mount Kinabalu Park Entrance and Mount Kinabalu National Park. Desa Cattle Dairy Farm and Kundasang War ...

3.8/5Good! (5 reviews)

"Sorry to say that the walls were so paper-thin that the guy snoring next door kept me awake for hours. Apart from that it’s good value for money and great access to the park and kundasang"…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2019

Happy Garden Resort - Hostel
Kinabalu Poring Vacation Lodge
2 out of 5
Kampung Poring, Ranau, Sabah
The price is P1,591 per night

Situated in Ranau, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Mount Kinabalu National Park and Poring Hot Spring. Sungai Moroli Fish Spa and Desa Cattle Dairy ...

4.1/5Very Good! (22 reviews)

"This was a cool place to stay with fish ponds and animals all around. It was very close to the hot springs. The electricity went out on numerous occasions, to be expected, it did not dampen our stay here."…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Kinabalu Poring Vacation Lodge
Ranau Backpackers Hostel
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Situated in Ranau, this hostel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Arnab Village, Last POW Camp Memorial and Kokob Rafflesia Conservation Garden. Liwagu River and Kundasang ...

2.3/5 (3 reviews)

"Cannot check in cause the hotel are already full after comform booked!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018

Ranau Backpackers Hostel
Postar's Backpacker - Hostel
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Situated in Ranau, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Kundasang War Memorial and within 3 miles (5 km) of Mount Kinabalu National Park and Desa Cattle Dairy ...

4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)

"Very nice hostel in the village of Kundasang. Not far from Kundasang Square where there are bazaars and food. Road is abit bumpy but it's still very nice to stay here. the view from the hostel is amazing!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2018

Postar's Backpacker - Hostel
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Other property types in Kota Belud

Cabana Retreat - Glamping
Cabana Retreat - Glamping
2 out of 5
3.8/5Good! (5 reviews)
The room camp look nice but too small and hot

"Maybe enough to stay for 1 night only because the price too expensive just only for a camp..for me the price is not worth it to stay because the camp is small and shared bathroom..the night view is NICE but enough for 1 night stay..the air-condition can’t cope with the heat at the afternoon (still ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Cabana Retreat - Glamping
Dedsaan Beach Village
Dedsaan Beach Village
2.5 out of 5
Jalan Rampayan Laut, Kota Belud, Sabah
The price is P583 per night
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Clean but with constant power outage

"The chalet itself was very clean and very well-kept and the restaurant staffs were very warm and accommodating. The staffs were responsive when it comes to handling our queries. However, the constant power outage and water outage throughout our stay affected the overall experience. The public areas ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Dedsaan Beach Village
Taun Gusi Village Homestay
Taun Gusi Village Homestay
2.5 out of 5
The price is P689 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)

"Friendly staff 👍"…"

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

Taun Gusi Village Homestay
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for low-cost places to stay in Kota Belud, a hostel in town could be a great choice. These dorm-style accommodation options come in quite a few forms, but all of them have three main qualities in common:

  • Low prices
  • A social setting
  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)

By going with a hostel in Kota Belud, you can reduce your spending on lodging and set aside more of your money for sightseeing during your trip.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Kota Belud?

Good weather's always better when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically May and April, while March and August are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 31° C and night-time temperatures average 24° C
  • April-June: 32° C is the daytime average and 24° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 31° C and night-time averages are around 24° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 31° C during the day and 24° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 93 inches in a year

How to Get to Kota Belud and Around the Area

You'll find the closest airport in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), located 41.9 mi (67.4 km) away from the city centre. Another option is Kudat (KUD), situated 46.2 mi (74.4 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What are the best hostels in Kota Belud?
Wondering where other guests have stayed in Kota Belud? Here are some popular choices that may have reasonable rates: Cabana Retreat - Glamping - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool at this campground. Dedsaan Beach Village - Property features at this hotel include free parking, a restaurant, and an arcade/game room. Taun Gusi Village Homestay - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk at this hotel. Laban Rata Resthouse at Mount Kinabalu - Located within a 5-minute walk of Mount Kinabalu National Park. Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a restaurant at this lodge. Bigfin Beach Resort - Property features at this lodge include a restaurant.
What's the seasonal weather like in Kota Belud?
Good weather’s always better when you’re discovering new places, so here are some stats about the local climate: The hottest months are usually April and May with an average temp of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 81°F. Average annual rainfall for Kota Belud is 106 inches.
What is there to see and do in Kota Belud?
Generally, Kota Belud is known for its mountain views, local chocolate shops, and jogging trails. Major attractions include Mount Kinabalu National Park. Get out into nature with places like Mount Kinabalu Park Entrance and Poring Hot Spring. Additional attractions include Majlis Daerah Kota Belud.
What's the best way to get around Kota Belud?
You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Kota Kinabalu Intl. Airport (BKI), located 41.9 mi (67.4 km) from the city center. Another option is Kudat (KUD), situated 46.2 mi (74.4 km) away.