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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.0 out of 5 Very Good
7 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Room Service


Explore the area

Popular LocationCentre Point3 min walk
Popular LocationKota Kinabalu Central Market6 min walk
Popular LocationKK Plaza7 min walk
AirportKota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.)17 min drive

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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 8
    • 8 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 8
    • 8 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

About this area

Kota Kinabalu

Located in Kota Kinabalu's Downtown Kota Kinabalu neighbourhood, Escape Backpackers KK is in the city centre and by the ocean. Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and Sutera Harbour are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Centre Point and Imago Shopping Mall. Sedco Square and Anjung Samudera are also worth visiting.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Centre Point - 3 min walk
  • Kota Kinabalu Central Market - 6 min walk
  • KK Plaza - 7 min walk
  • Oceanus Waterfront Mall - 8 min walk
  • Kota Kinabalu Waterfront - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Tanjung Aru Station - 9 min drive
  • AirportKota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) - 17 min drive

About this property

Escape Backpackers KK

Kota Kinabalu hostel in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, walk to Centre Point
This smoke-free hostel features tour/ticket assistance, a TV in a common area and free breakfast. WiFi in public areas is free. All 4 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, room service (during limited hours) and hairdryers.
Escape Backpackers KK offers 4 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary slippers and a hairdryer. This Kota Kinabalu hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–11:30 AM
  • Room service available

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Hairdryer
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Slippers



Check-in between noon and noon
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 11 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property only accepts cash for all bookings and on-site payments

Property is also known as

Escape Backpackers KK Kota Kinabalu
Escape Backpackers KK Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Escape Backpackers KK and receive a full refund?
Yes, Escape Backpackers KK offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Escape Backpackers KK cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Escape Backpackers KK pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Escape Backpackers KK?
Escape Backpackers KK doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Escape Backpackers KK?
Check-in is from noon to noon. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Escape Backpackers KK?
Checkout is at 11:30 AM.
Where is Escape Backpackers KK located?
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Local Fruits Market and Centre Point. Kota Kinabalu Central Market and Gaya Street Sunday Market are also within 15 minutes.
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2019

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
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 forget to bring your own shampoo/soap and towel!
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2018

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
非常讚! 唯一小小缺點是沒有電梯,以及公共空間沒有冷氣。 但是瑕不掩瑜,很對得起這個價錢了!服務跟早餐比我朋友住的星級酒店還好
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2019

1/5 Terrible

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
첫날 숙박이라 싼데 골랐는데 후기 개뻥같음 이상함 ㅠㅠ 진짜 개더러워서 돌아버리는 줄 그와중에 샤워기가 물이 질질 나오다 말다 해서 씻지도 못함 진짜 개빡침 조식은 쏘쏘..
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

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