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Featured Hostels in Papar

Borneo Venture Hostel
2 out of 5
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is steps away from Kompleks Asia City and Centre Point. Imago Shopping Mall and Anjung Samudera are also within ...

Borneo Venture Hostel
TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu
2 out of 5
No 12, Jalan Masjid Lama, Bandaran Berjaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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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 ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Hotel stay which is value for money

"Pro : walking distance to Gaya Sunday street, at the last shop of the alley (quiet), boutique hotel design with built in Bluetooth speaker Con : can hear noise if ppl walk /chit chat at night"…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu
Akinabalu Youth Hostel
The price is P754 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is steps away from Atkinson Clock Tower and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Suria Sabah Shopping Mall and Centre Point ...

4.3/5Excellent! (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
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The price is P1,041 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Anjung Samudera. Centre Point and Sutera Harbour ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)

"Comfortable and in a convenient location. Nice vibe."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Vibrant Hostel
HOOD - Hostel
2 out of 5
The price is P425 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Gaya Street Sunday Market, Suria Sabah Shopping Mall and Centre Point. Kota Kinabalu ...

4/5Very Good! (8 reviews)

"It's acceptable for its price point, with good airconditioning and (somewhat) clean toilets. Wifi is slightly weak. And the room door lock is too flimsy so security is definitely a concern"…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2019

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Dock In - Hostel
2 out of 5
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Located in Tanjung Aru, this hostel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Tanjung Aru Perdana Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Centre ...

4.4/5Excellent! (15 reviews)

"Very good hostel with excellent and thoughtful amenities."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

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Signel Hostel
2 out of 5
No. 20-1, Lot 1, 1st Floor, Block G, Jalan Sinsuran 3, Sinsuran Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P673 per night

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 Anjung Samudera ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"Just perfect....my best hostel ever!! Clean and cozy, friendly staff also"…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Signel Hostel
B&B21 - Hostel
2 out of 5
The price is P1,086 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is steps away from Atkinson Clock Tower and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Suria Sabah Shopping Mall and Jesselton ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"Great location, gaya street just across the road and Sinsuran Market aka Philipin Market around 10mins walk. within half an hour you can walk all around kota kinabalu ! The place, the receptionist, the environment everything is great ! facilities and amenities are in good condition. 100% recommended ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

B&B21 - Hostel
Borneo Backpackers
2 out of 5
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The price is P654 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Gaya Street Sunday Market, Suria Sabah Shopping Mall and Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal. ...

3.8/5Good! (11 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
Victoria Hotel & Hostel
2 out of 5
No. 17, Jalan Sentosa, Kampung Air, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P1,167 per night

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 (48 reviews)

"Okay but not so nice"…"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2019

Victoria Hotel & Hostel
Lot 52 - Hostel
1.5 out of 5
The price is P1,496 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is steps away from Wisma Merdeka, Gaya Street Sunday Market and Suria Sabah Shopping Mall. Kota Kinabalu Central ...

Lot 52 - Hostel
Get Inn Backpackers
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Warisan Square, Anjung Samudera and Centre Point. Imago Shopping Mall and Kota Kinabalu ...

5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Excellent example"…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

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Beringgis Beach Resort & Spa
Beringgis Beach Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
3.9/5Good! (47 reviews)
Great Resort !

"Great place to rest and relax,,,,away from the busy KK town"…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2018

Beringgis Beach Resort & Spa
Star Ocean Estate
Star Ocean Estate
2.5 out of 5
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Summerbay Beach Resort Apartment
Summerbay Beach Resort Apartment
3 out of 5
Summerbay Beach Resort Apartment
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Hostels and More in Papar

You may have a hard time booking a hostel in Papar, but there are 329 other accommodation options available in the larger area, so we'll still help you sort out which one meets your needs. For those who want to spend less on overnight costs and budget more for exploring, you can score great deals on Expedia.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Papar?

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

  • The hottest months are typically May and April, while February and July 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 Papar and Around the Area

You'll find the nearest airport in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), located 19.1 mi (30.7 km) away from the city centre.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Papar?
You might have trouble booking a hostel in Papar, but there are 458 lodging choices offered in the larger area, so we can still help you find a place that best suits your needs. With the budget-friendly options here, you’ll be able to reduce your spending on overnight costs and save more for going out during your vacation.
What are the best hostels in Papar?
If you’re looking to find a reasonable accommodation in Papar, you might consider this popular option: Beringgis Beach Resort & Spa - You can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning at this guesthouse.
What's the seasonal weather like in Papar?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information about the seasons: 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 Papar is 106 inches.
What is there to see and do in Papar?
Depending on what interests you, you might appreciate some places near Papar. Get out into nature with places like Mandalipau, Kota Kinabalu Wetlands Centre, and Sapi Island. Additional attractions include Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, Crocker Range National Park, and Nurul Hidayah Pekan Bongawan Mosque.
What's the best way to get around Papar?
You can fly into the closest airport, which is Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), located 19.1 mi (30.7 km) from the city center.