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Akinabalu Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“gaya street”(14 reviews)
“social area”(4 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
1 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgaya streetfree tea and coffeesocial areafan roomnice communal areamixed dormtoast jamboiled eggscentral locationbunk bedsliving areanight's sleepwould stay here againclean roomscomputerswifikk
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and me overnight in Kota Kinabalu and we have chosen this hostel. The place is really nice, the toilet and the showers are clean. The room is spacious and the staff is very friendly and helpful . I extremely recomend it :)!

Thank pponcepeleato
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for the proper backpacker experience in KK. This is your place! The staff is really helpful and friendly, the rooms and the common areas (tv room and toilets/showers) are working well and clean and for the price the quality received is...More

Thank Fernando G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I work with a group of biologists on a bird research project at Mount Kinabalu, but whenever we come to Kota Kinabalu, we stay at the Akinabalu Youth Hostel. This has been the case for 9 years since the start of our project, because we...More

Thank ktheide
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was friendly, good location near to city at gaya street, we stay here for a night on the first day, room is clean and spacious, can stay up to 10 people in a dorm. Limited power socket in dorm room.

Thank Richardooi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a tiring day, we checked in this youth hotel. The overall environment is good, comfy and clean. There are television and books at lobby.Spacious dorm and friendly staff. Strategic location as well, located right in the famous Gaya Street.

Thank JebsenLee
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$12 - US$19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$12 - US$19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"the 3rd floor dorms are way more spacious than the 1st and 2nd floor dorms and have natural light. AC is..."
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"a room with fan would be enough as I didn't feel the heat at night"
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"bring toiletries, hangers, room slippers, and keep luggage locked for safety. bring extension plugs with long..."
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"Fan room - very cheap"
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