Top Rated Hostels in Sandakan, Malaysia
33 out of 33 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Harbourside Backpackers
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The staff were friendly and helpful, very good central location, comfy rooms, very secure, good wifi and a great simple breakfast. The nice, big open communal TV room was a good area. The rooms, showers, bathrooms and communal areas were kept very clean. The staff were excellent with local information and helped us book a tour.
Very very very clean, friendly owners who can arrange tours around Sandakan for very good prices. Free Wifi/use of computers. One of the best hostels I've stayed in so far!!!
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67 out of 70 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat
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I really enjoyed my stay here. It's really close to the Orangutan centre and the hostel offers a free shuttle service to and from the orangutan centre. The food on offer was good and it's a pretty chilled out place to relax. They helped me book my Kinabatangan river trip too :)
Our stay here was one of the highlights of our honeymoon. The location is beautiful - we were in a wooden cabin overlooking jungle with a river at the bottom. Perfect place to unwind, relax and take walks round lakes and well maintained gardens. Food was good and price was very reasonable. Free shuttle bus to and from local attractions kept the cost of our stay down. Staff very helpful and keen to offer advise on best places to go, wildlife to look out for, etc.
11 out of 13 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Sea View Sandakan Budget & Backpackers Hotel
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Staff was really healpful in coordinating plans. They also offer good food and the location is quite central. Anna is the best
Convenience of staying in sandakan for tours. But we learnt there are better places to stay for the price.
5 out of 6 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Sepilok Jungle Resort
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Loved the location on the edge of the jungle, however it is a bit far from shops etc. We saw wild animals from the restaurant including a kIngfisher and monitor lizard, hummingbird and they keep turtles there too. Really good to stay if you are intending to visit the Oranguatan Rehabitilitation Centre and also not too far from the Probiscus Monkey place too. The in house restaurant was a bit pricey for Malaysian food prices but really nice food nonetheless.
Great location for the Orangutan Rehab Centre and the Rainforest Discovery Centre. The onsite restaurant turns out pretty good meals and excellent fresh pineapple juice.
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12 out of 13 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Winho Lodge B & B
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Super comfy bed. Friendly staff. Hot shower. Laundry service (a little expensive though). Free bottled drinking water.
This place is great value for money. The location in Sandarkan is good and you get a basic breakfast and good wifi included in the price. Furthermore the staff is great and the common area is nice.
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62 out of 72 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Sandakan Backpackers
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The location was ok. The Hostel is located close to the water but it isn't anything special. Unfortunatly the common room was to little, but they also had a roof garden, which was nice but not really used by the other guests. We booked a homestay over the hostel, which was nice.
Great location and nice place to chill out to get away from the humidity outside. Friendly staff and good big, although basic, double rooms.
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