Top Rated Hostels in Sandakan, Malaysia
40 out of 40 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Harbourside Backpackers
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Common area has a big tv and a comfortable couch. The bus stop for Sepilok is two blocks always and doesn't leave before 9 am. It is slow, but only 5 rm each way. Many reastaurants nearby with English/ Chinese menus. A shopping mall with McDonald's and a kfc nearby. The ibis hotel makes a so so pizza.
A very nice and chill common room, with a tv, films and internet. You will meet some nice people there as well.
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68 out of 71 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat
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Lovely surroundings, with rooms overlooking the jungle. Lots of nice communal areas. Good food, with options for vegetarians too. Shuttle bus runs three times a day to the RDC and Sun Bear and Orang-utan Sanctuaries. Free pick-up from the bus stop.
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 :)
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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13 out of 16 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Sea View Sandakan Budget & Backpackers Hotel
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We ended up staying here 3 nights and the staff were friendly and helpful. They were very flexible in terms of check-in and leaving our bags in storage. Each time we came back to check-in after trips we had a welcome drink and yummy fried banana treats. The place has everything you need.
I like the staff- very friendly and helpful. The location is very central and safe.
63 out of 73 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Sandakan Backpackers
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Location is great, right in the centre of town and right next to the bus station
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.
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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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