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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“helpful owner”(2 reviews)
“yee fung”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Laundry service, free wifi, hot showers and breakfast included! I have stayed in this hostel twice now for a total of about three weeks, both times we were made to feel very welcome and very safe. Great location very close to the busses and in...More

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 29 April 2018

PROS Good location right on Gaya St Less than 5 minute walk from airport bus stop and bus/taxi stop to Mt Kinabalu Friendly staff & owner Clean room and shared bathrooms Laundry available for small fee Decent breakfast CONS Spotty wi-fi

Thank songlines
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

The signboard is hard to understand. A cheap old hostel on the second floor of the stairs. Discount is 20 cheaper ringgit, tax included. There is only one middle-aged Chinese gay guy staff. This middle-aged gay guy was always a hysterical and weird anoying strange...More

Thank Pppoo
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I've stayed in Red Palm for 5 nights in Dec. 2107. The host is very kind and he checked everything with the guests when we saw him in the morning. I like the location, it's right on the Gaya St. and easy to reach the...More

Thank CheWei C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I don't know how this hostel becomes such high ratings. We are traveling now for three months and this one is not good and not bad. The location is good. Wifi was bad. Bathroom small an combination toilet/shower so everything was wet, why do they...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
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US$14 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Also Known As
Red Palm Hostel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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"Stay in rooms that have been more recently upgraded"
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"great location and price."
2 million years ago
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"Convenient location to restaurants and downtown KK. Free WiFi! Super-friendly staff. Breakfast included free."
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"There are only 6 rooms in this place, all are similar, I think."
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