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masada backpacker

Hostel | No.9, 1st Flr, Jalan Masjid Lama, Bandaran Berjaya Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 88000

93.9% Overall Rating

81 out of 83 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (26/08/2015)

Matthew Barnett thinks…

"The hostel is very sociable and a good place to meet fellow travellers. The staff are friendly and helpful, and it's good value for money. The breakfast is good, including fresh fruit if you're early…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas

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.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Local Tax 6.00%

Check-In/Out Details

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

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Kota Kinabalu?

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

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

4 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Family Room (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Budget Twin (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Budget Twin (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Double (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Triple (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Budget Twin (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

About masada backpacker

Facilities and services:
24-hour reception
Free Wifi in lobby area
Internet access
Daily breakfast included
Coffee and tea-making facilities
Astro (Cable) TV
Hot and cold showers (shower gel provided)
Hairdryer and towels upon request
Luggage storage
Iron and ironing board
Microwave and toaster
Outdoor wooden patio
Map and brochure rack

Accommodation Information

Masada can accommodate up to 50 guests at a time. Various rooms are available to suit any traveler, including singles, couples and even families.

Double-deck beds @ RM35 per person
Single beds @ RM45 per person
Queen-sized bed room @ RM80
Twin bed room @ RM90
Family room (1 double deck and 3 single beds) @ RM210 per room

All our room are with shared bathroom/toilet.

Location Information

Clean, convenient and cozy, Masada is walking distance from a variety of attractions within the city area. Take a 10-15 minute stroll to the following locations:

The Sunday Gaya Street Market
Sabah Tourism Board’s Tourist Information Centre
Atkinson Clock Tower
Padang Merdeka (Bus and taxi terminal)
Signal Hill Observatory Tower
State Library
Night Market
Handicraft Market
Local coffee shops and restaurants such as KFC
A variety of convenience shops, supermarkets and shopping malls