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X-Plorer Backpackers

Hostel | 1st floor, No 106 / 108, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 88800

79.8% Overall Rating

13 out of 17 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (25/03/2014)

Lee Feng Quan thinks…

"Liked the over-looking balcony on the second level into the carpark and the late night live performances , bar and band nearby . Central local in Kinabalu for tourist ."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • No curfew
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Fax
  • Café
  • Onsite shop(s)

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 7.09

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:30

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Kota Kinabalu?

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Welcome to our and friendly home stay “A home away from home ". We are ideally in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (popularly known as Borneo) and 15 minutes ride from Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Read more

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About X-Plorer Backpackers

Please take note that we are a backpacker's hostel. All the facilities are on a sharing basis. Our place might not be suitable for anyone who is not used to the backpacking experience.

Once booking has been made, we consider it as a confirm reservation. The balance payment must be paid in full upon check-in and is strictly non-refundable . We will not refund to you in the events that you change to another hostel, cancel your reservation or any other excuse that is beyond our control. Plan wisely. If you are uncertain, please do send us an e-mail.

Come and experience with us, our very own comfortable and clean environmental lodging house complete with a living room, five common toilets cum hot/cold water shower rooms and a balcony area made cozy for your leisure that you well deserved.

Airport transfer can be arranged at RM30.00/way (09:00 - 21:00) and additional RM15.00 after 21:00. * Advance booking is required (3 days prior to arrival) and subject to car availability.

Accommodation Information

- Television with Network Cable (Astro & DVDs)
- Common area
- Luggage storage area (FREE!!!)
- Lockers (FREE!!)
- Laundry Service (RM9.50/KG)
- In-house Mini Library
- Cafe
Nearby activities:
- Local restaurants/Kopitiam
- Pubs/bistros/clubs
- Fast food restaurants
- International banks (HSBC, OCBC, Standard Chartered, etc.)
- Long distance taxi/minivan station: Kinabalu Park, Kudat, Beaufort, Tenom,etc.)
- Inanam long distance coach station: Kinabalu Park, Sandakan, Tawau/Semporna,etc)- 12 to 20 mins reach by car to Inanam Town.
- Licensed money changer
- State Library
- Ferry terminal to islands/Labuan (Jesselton Point)
- Internet shops
- Malls
-Taxi station
-Travel agents
- Cinemas