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Lavender Lodge
2 out of 5
No 6, Jalan Laiman Diki, Kampung Air, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P942 per night from 1 Dec to 1 Dec
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sedco Square and Centre Point. Kompleks Asia City and Atkinson Clock Tower are also ...
3.6/5 Good! (65 reviews)
"Basic and clean. But bed was extremely uncomfortable. Staff very helpful and friendly."

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Lavender Lodge
EB2 Hostel
2 out of 5
3rd floor, unit lot 8 block J, Jalan Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Local Fruits Market, Imago Shopping Mall, and Sutera Harbour. Warisan Square and Centre ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
꽤 괜찮음
"가격대에 비해 숙소가 깨끗하고 좋았어요"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

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Escape Backpackers KK
2 out of 5
Unit Lot 8 Block J, 3rd Floor, Jalan Sinsuran, Sinsuran Kompleks, Kota Kinabalu
The price is P270 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Local Fruits Market, Imago Shopping Mall, and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point and Sedco ...
3.8/5 Good! (6 reviews)
Cozy little spot in the middle of the city
"It was kinda tough to figure out where the place was given the small sign and hardly noticeable numbers due to the color choice. But after going up about 4 flights of stairs, comes this cozy little spot in the heart of the city. Air conditioner works fine and the food offered was alright. Just don't ..."

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2018

Escape Backpackers KK
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TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu
2 out of 5
No 12, Jalan Masjid Lama, Bandaran Berjaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Atkinson Clock Tower and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Signal Hill Observatory Platform ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (6 reviews)
"Excellent, clean, modern, affordable and chic hostel. Hostel workers are very friendly and helpful. I have nothing to complaint. Make sure to say hi and pet the hostel's cat (Pablo)"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

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TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu
X-Plorer Backpackers - Hostel
2 out of 5
1st Floor, 106/108, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Gaya Street Sunday Market and Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal. Centre Point and Anjung ...
2.8/5 (8 reviews)
Locked out of room after shower
"The lock on the 8-bedded doem room was damaged & it took 10 mins to ooen the door on 2 occassions. The technician or employee was away for 2 days. On the 3rd day the lock failed & lock had to be broken in after 3 different people tried for over 1 hour to ooen the door using the key."

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2018

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X-Plorer Backpackers - Hostel
Victoria Hotel & Hostel
2 out of 5
No. 17, Jalan Sentosa, Kampung Air, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P952 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sedco Square and Centre Point. Atkinson Clock Tower and KK Plaza are also within ...
3.3/5 (46 reviews)
"Okay but not so nice"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2019

Victoria Hotel & Hostel
Jesselton Cabin
2 out of 5
1st and 2nd Floor, No.74, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P649 per night from 30 Nov to 30 Nov
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Gaya Street Sunday Market and within 3 mi (5 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. ...
3.8/5 Good! (56 reviews)
"good ,clean & Best 👍👍😍😍😍😍"

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Jesselton Cabin
Signel Hostel
2 out of 5
No. 20-1, Lot 1, 1st Floor, Block G, Jalan Sinsuran 3, Sinsuran Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P666 per night from 7 Dec to 7 Dec
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Local Fruits Market, Imago Shopping Mall, and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point and Sedco ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (17 reviews)
"Just perfect....my best hostel ever!! Clean and cozy, friendly staff also"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Signel Hostel
Halo Hostel
2 out of 5
Lot 70, Lorong Berjaya 1, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P858 per night from 2 Dec to 2 Dec
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Sedco Square and within 3 mi (5 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Atkinson ...
3.7/5 Good! (10 reviews)
Inexpensive Private Room for Couples
"Halo hostel is a good option for couples travelling. The rooms are small, but have storage space, individual bathrooms and are clean. The area is really good if you want convenience. Walkable to the downtown area and jetty. Breakfast is made to order eggs, toast, fruit and coffee. My only con is ..."

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2018

Halo Hostel
Sarang Hostel Kota Kinabalu
2 out of 5
Jalan Off Coastal Highway, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Imago Shopping Mall and 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Sutera Harbour. Plaza Wawasan and Oceanus ...
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Sarang Hostel Kota Kinabalu
Masada Bed & Breakfast - Hostel
2 out of 5
9 Jalan Masjid Lama, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P886 per night from 23 Dec to 23 Dec
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Atkinson Clock Tower and within 3 mi (5 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
Masada is good for friends or groups
"It was a nice stay because it was close to most night markets. A very affordable place to stay with friendly staff and FREE breakfast, amazing!"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Masada Bed & Breakfast - Hostel
Balada Hostel
2 out of 5
Lot 20, Jalan Bandaran Berjaya 3, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Sedco Square and within 3 mi (5 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Atkinson ...
3/5 (5 reviews)
"Very dirty and noisy. Everything is broken and nothing clean."

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2017

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Balada Hostel
Akinabalu Youth Hostel
1 out of 5
1st to 4th Floor, Lot 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P1,390 per night from 30 Nov to 30 Nov
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Gaya Street Sunday Market and within 3 mi (5 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (25 reviews)
Nice, and Cheap place to stay
"Nice and clean place to stay. It is easy to find and locate at lots of eatery place."

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Akinabalu Youth Hostel
Vibrant Hostel
2 out of 5
Level 1 - 5, Unit 29, Building No E, KK Times Square, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Imago Shopping Mall and 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Sutera Harbour. Plaza Wawasan and Oceanus ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (15 reviews)
"Comfortable and in a convenient location. Nice vibe."

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

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Vibrant Hostel
Happy Garden Resort - Hostel
2 out of 5
Jalan Tun Hussein Onn, Bundu Tuhan, Ranau, Sabah
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 ...
4/5 Very Good! (6 reviews)
"Worth for the money and quite close to Kinabalu gate"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

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Happy Garden Resort - Hostel
Good View Lodge
2 out of 5
2nd & 3rd Floor, Block L, Jalan Labuk, Segama, Central Business District, Kota Kinabalu
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from KK Plaza and within 3 mi (5 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. KK Esplanade ...
3.9/5 Good! (9 reviews)
"Pros: -Cheap -Nice staff, good at english Cons: -Not effective air conditioning -Quite dirty toilet, unlockable door, water doesn’t run well FIY: -Tax is not included 10 RM/Room/Night I booked the room for 6 pax. I got 1 keycard and 1 key. We booked in a separate day but we can leave the luggages ..."

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

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Good View Lodge
H2 Backpacker - Hostel
2 out of 5
1st Floor, Block F Lot 2, Lorong Segama, Kota Kinabalu
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from KK Plaza and within 3 mi (5 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. KK Esplanade ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (4 reviews)
"Strategic place , good hospitality , cheap and reasonable . Extremely friendly staff. Internet was running super good 24-7. I’ll definitely put up here again on my next trip to KK."

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019

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H2 Backpacker - Hostel
Borneo Backpackers
2 out of 5
No. 24 Lorong Dewan, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P952 per night from 3 Dec to 3 Dec
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Gaya Street Sunday Market and within 3 mi (5 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. ...
3.7/5 Good! (12 reviews)
"I love it. This is a really nice backpackers’ hostel and very clean indeed. The price is also very affordable"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2019

Borneo Backpackers
Dock In - Hostel
2 out of 5
House 35, Jalan Setesen Jalan Mat Salleh, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Located in Tanjung Aru, this hostel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Tanjung Aru Perdana Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sutera Harbour and Imago Shopping Mall. Sabah ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (15 reviews)
"Very good hostel with excellent and thoughtful amenities."

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

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Lot 52 - Hostel
1.5 out of 5
Lot 52, 1st Floor, Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P1,523 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Wisma Merdeka and within 3 mi (5 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Gaya Street ...
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Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu

5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P4,486 per night from 30 Nov to 30 Nov
4.4/5 Excellent! (999 reviews)
"Nice view. Amazing food. Friendly staff. Awesome."

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
The Magellan Sutera Resort

The Magellan Sutera Resort

5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P3,677 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
4.2/5 Excellent! (998 reviews)
"Cozy n my kid luv it so much..will come back again for more"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2021

The Magellan Sutera Resort
Hilton Kota Kinabalu

Hilton Kota Kinabalu

5 out of 5
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P3,450 per night from 1 Dec to 1 Dec
4.5/5 Wonderful! (718 reviews)
"All friendly staff, value for money"

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

Hilton Kota Kinabalu
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