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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

There were no lights in the hallway, no real door to the toilet in the room, no lock on the "door" of the toilet. The beds makes a lot of sound when you move. A lot of noise coming from the streets at night. The price was good but I think you can get so much better rooms somewhere else!

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Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

We arrived from Kota kinabalu airport at summer lodge hostel on a Friday evening around 10pm. We had booked a double room with a window for £35 for two nights, paid in full, in my name, via expedia.com. On arrival they asked for our booking name, found it, but said the room was no longer available (despite the booking being...

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2Thank Sara N
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Located along Gaya street, it's a cheap n convenient option for travelers. Room is nothing great but for the pricing I guess tats wat u get. Lots of eateries ard the area n there are malls, supermarket n pharmacy making it easy to look for amenities n food.

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Oki-gun, Shimane, Japan
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We needed a place to use for just a few hours (to rest before our flight back home), so I searched for a cheap place with air-conditioning and a hot shower...and found Summer Lodge. I used "Lonely Planet" as a reference, as it stated that the people were very friendly. Sadly, this was not so. The man on the front...

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Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Pro's: staff is really friendly and accommodating - breakfast is included: REAL coffee and toast with peanutbutter and jam - price is good: 60 ringgit for double room without window + AC! - good beds, we actually slept really well! Did stay twice in room 207 so don't know about the other beds - shower was also ensuite and really...

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2Thank Diewertje_DS
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 26 June 2014

This is an OK place - compared to what you can find in Kota Kinabalu in the same price range. We liked it. Stayed here three nights on two different occasions. Clean rooms and pretty cheap. We didn't have any problems at all with cockroaches or bed bugs. The staff was nice and very helpful when I got sick.

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2Thank Maria G
Manila Philippines
Reviewed 22 June 2014

One thing good about this lodge is it’s very near everything: the malls, seafood restos along the bay, night market, bus and taxi stations, ferries, and stores and other restaurants. It is also located just along the Sunday Gaya market. Also, going to the lodge is very easy via the airport bus (RM5.00 only), and you'll be dropped off at...

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1Thank GNOBGNOB
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We stayed for 1 night, but we wanted to leave even before that. It was like living in 'Joe's Apartment', the walls were covered in some black fungus and there was so much cockroaches. We checked in the afternoon, on the 3rd floor and it was all fine. Then we went out for dinner, when we returned there was a...

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2Thank 357traverse
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Stayed 3 nights - it's cheap but still too expensive. Cons - cramped cramped room, no windows, bootleg accordion-like bathroom door. Pros - good wifi and decent Air con. Maybe the fact that I didn't like KK (Kota Kinabalu) reflects on my opinion of this place too.

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Jakarta, Indonesië
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights. Cheap! Great location, but it was nothing special. The rooms were ok, the staff nice, the breakfast ok and the "living room" a nice place to chill. The electricity was not working for 1 afternoon, but worked when we came back from our trip.

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Additional Information about Summer Lodge

Address: 4th Floor Lot 120 2nd, 3rd, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: RM44 - RM62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Summer Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“There are no elevators, so if you have lots of luggage, maybe don't stay here? Ask for a room with a window - I think this will help keep the mould problem down (our room had no window, and lots of mould).”
 of 5 bubbles nicolajones08, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in room 207 and that was ok. The first room we were shown had fungus everywhere, this one hadn't.”
 of 5 bubbles Diewertje_DS, 13 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I've always considered location and budget when picking a room. No use having to save money on hotel if it's too far from the tourist spots, restos and public transport.”
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 of 5 bubbles GNOBGNOB, 22 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Call ahead to check for rooms availability as the location is a pretty good one.”
 of 5 bubbles happimie, 3 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Find somewhere cleaner”
 of 5 bubbles JC39, 6 Feb 2012 | Read review
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