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Kota Kinabalu Hostels, Malaysia

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Stay-In Lodge
Hostel | 1.3 km
72%
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Stay-In Lodge is the best choice for travelers who go for clean, comfortable and caring setting, yet exceptionally affordable. It is convenientlyRead more located with walking distance to shopping centre, eateries, restaurants, banks etc.

from 6.58 USD
Borneo Global Backpackers
Hostel | 0.7 km
67%
Rating

Welcome to ‘Borneo Global Backpackers’ Free Wi-Fi wireless broadband internet. We are fully equipped with a dining area, bar, private internet,Read more DVD player, satellite TV, hot water showers and convenience counter for our guests.

from 3.16 USD
Victoria Hotel & Hostel
Hostel | 0.9 km
90%
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Victoria Hotel and Hostel is a new concept accommodation combining the comfort and luxury of a budget hotel and the facilities and atmosphereRead more of a hostel. And of course, the affordability that budget travellers are seeking.

from 7.90 USD
Borneo Gaya Lodge
Hostel | 1.5 km
76%
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Exciting News! One more choice to stay in Kota Kinabalu. We are an established lodge at Gaya Street (the famous and historical street). YouRead more will be attracted by our spacious living (carpeting floor) with LCD - Astro Channel, wireless internet access, books, tour information and more free facilities such as breakfast, unlimited hold and cold drinking water. Welcome you to Borneo Gaya Lodge.

from 7.17 USD
Seasons Street Lodge
Hostel | 1.3 km
73%
Rating

Welcome to Seasons Street Lodge. It is an ideal budget hostel which is located along the Gaya Street in the central of Kota Kinabalu.

from 6.58 USD
Akinabalu Youth Hostel
Hostel | 1.3 km
81%
Rating

Welcome to Akinabalu Youth Hostel!
Let us be your host for your trip in Borneo. Our team of friendly staff will be at your assistance wheneverRead more you require during your stay with us!

from 7.37 USD
Borneo BeacHouse (Backpackers)
Hostel | 3.7 km
67%
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Enjoy the only BeacHouse (friendly, relaxed atmosphere) which offers the ideal vacation home to the leisure seekers and busy executives withRead more abundant eco and nature sites.

from 4.74 USD
Jesselton Cabin
Hostel | 1.6 km
84%
Rating

* READ THIS IMPORTANT NOTE BEFORE YOU MAKE A BOOKING Guest are highly recommend to make a booking AT LEAST 1 WEEK BEFORE your arriving time.Read more This will prevent double booking with phone booking, walk in and in-house guest who extend their stay. It is gradually going to be a peak season so please book your room in advance. If your booking period is less then a week, please write us at info@northborneocabin.com for availability.

from 6.58 USD
Masada Backpacker
Hostel | 0.9 km
94%
Rating

Unpack and unwind at Masada Backpackers during your visit to Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of Sabah Malaysian Borneo.

from 9.48 USD
Halo Hostel
Hostel | 0.8 km
No Rating

from 9.21 USD
Fat Rhino Hostel
Hostel | 1.3 km
No Rating

from 9.21 USD
Mountain Resthouse
Hostel | 1,445.9 km
No Rating

from 6.58 USD
Lavender Lodge Kota Kinabalu
Hostel | 0.7 km
90%
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The Lavender Lodge is centrally located in the city centre within walking distance to Shopping Complexes, Food Courts, and Restaurants & Cinemas.Read more Conveniently located in the heart of the shopping, entertainment hub & within the main banking & business district of the city!

from 9.21 USD
Borneo Adventure Center
Hostel | 0.9 km
71%
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A safe, clean, homely and friendly place with spacious lobby, free breakfast, easy access by buses, taxi and tours.Book now!!

from 6.14 USD
D'Villa Rina Ria Lodge
Hostel | 52.3 km
79%
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D'Villa Rina Ria lodge is just located 500 meters away from Kinabalu Park (Malaysia 1st World Heritage Site). We are one of the first lodge thatRead more was been built around the Park. Our retreat is much lauded by those who enjoying the cool tropical highland climate unique to Southeast Asia's highest peak, Mount Kinabalu.

from 7.90 USD
Refarer
Hostel | 0.9 km
No Rating

from 10.53 USD
Tropicana Lodge
Hostel | 1.5 km
No Rating

Welcome to Tropicana Lodge Kota Kinabalu! Backpackers Bed & Breakfast in the town centre with a fresh jungle view. Why choose Tropicana Lodge?Read more The reason is simple; we have a wonderful wildlife observation balcony with the sightings of monkeys, chameleons, friendly Borneon squirrels, birds like the white stripped Sharma, white chested water-hen, Borneon green pigeon, fruit peckers etc and of course with fireflies at night. All this is free of charge & is a must not miss when you are in Kota Kinabalu.

from 5.27 USD
Sensi Backpackers Hostel
Hostel | 1.4 km
No Rating

from 6.58 USD
B&B@21
Hostel | 1.5 km
No Rating

from 10.53 USD
H2 Backpackers
Hostel | 1.2 km
No Rating

from 8.95 USD
Skypod Hostel
Hostel | 11.7 km
No Rating

from 10.53 USD
Borneo Backpackers
Hostel | 1.4 km
69%
Rating

Centrally located clean and friendly. "Many of our backpacker friends ended up in the wrong backpacker lodges on arrival as some lodges haveRead more almost similar name. For your info, our Borneo Backpackers lodge is located at 'Australia's Place' in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, next to a cafe called 'Kopitiam'. There are plenty of backpackers lodges nearby but our 3-storey building is the most notable in the vicinity with its distinctive green and brown theme colour".

from 9.21 USD
Good View Lodge
Hostel | 1.3 km
No Rating

At good view lodge, you can feel the warmth and brightness of the tropical climate.

from 9.65 USD
D’ Beach Street Lodge
Hostel | 1.3 km
No Rating

from 7.90 USD
Borneo Swiss Guesthouse
Hotel | 3.3 km
No Rating

from 11.19 USD
Kinabalu Mountain Lodge
Hostel | 51.5 km
No Rating

from 7.90 USD
Kinabalu Backpackers Lodge
Hostel | 1.5 km
No Rating

from 4.74 USD
Step-In Lodge
Hostel | 0.9 km
No Rating

Step-In Lodge is located in the downtown Kota Kinabalu and has attracted many tourists around the world. Many of our guests have promised toRead more return. Some of them have brought with them the brochures to pass to anyone interested to visit Sabah, Borneo.

from 7.37 USD
PODs The Backpackers Home (Kota Kinabalu Branch)
Hostel | 0.5 km
No Rating

PODs The Backpackers Home provides affordable budget accommodation for backpackers and travelers. PODs is ready to provide a cozy and relaxingRead more atmosphere, without compromising on free breakfast, free wifi, safe box for laptop and gadget storage, dorm lockers, clean linen and towel.

from 7.90 USD
Mile 36 Lodge
Hotel | 37.8 km
No Rating

from 13.16 USD

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74% Avg. city rating Rated by 151 customers

Activities / excursions 82%

Restaurants / eating out 82%

Shopping 70%

Chilling out / relaxing 76%

Getting around / public transport 70%

Sightseeing 72%

Culture 70%

Nightlife / partying 64%

Value for money 78%

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Top rated Kota Kinabalu Hostels

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  • 1. Masada Backpacker 94%
  • 2. Lavender Lodge Kota Kinabalu 90%
  • 3. Victoria Hotel & Hostel 90%
  • 4. Jesselton Cabin 84%
  • 5. Akinabalu Youth Hostel 81%

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