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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 April 2013

It is quite not bad hostel by Malaysian standard. Quite clean, but indeed very basic. Central location. The breakfast is limited to: water, tea(pre-made), coffee(brewed), white bread, margarine, sweat condensed milk, jam, peanut butter. You have toaster. 3 shared bathrooms, balcony, cord where you can had your clothes to dry. The price is: 60 for standard private double room 50...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 February 2013

KK backpackers lodge is everything you want in a simple hostel. Fairly cheap beds (20r), basic breakfast included, warm showers, clean beds/rooms, air con included!. Staff were helpful if you needed anything, but if you didn't they pretty much left you alone. For longer stays, If you want linen changed, you will have to request it. No real common room...

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1Thank clamchowder16
ireland
Reviewed 6 November 2012

The two girls were brilliant,lovely and very helpful.The place was spotless,clean and affordable.20ringit.Internet connection is great and location is super.the staff always smiling. One thing if you stay ,just remind the girls to make sure the cleaning staff keep the door upstairs closed as they sometime open it and thats why it can be noisy.will stay here again.

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2Thank willimandala
Ozamiz City, Philippines
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Clean and comfortable, and the staff was very accommodating and helpful, particularly Sitti and Carrie. Even during the pre-check in/reservation period, they were very attentive to our queries via email. The place is near jesselton point (about a 5-minute walk), atkinson tower, and signal observatory hill (just right across the lodge). the wi-fi signal is so-so, but good enough to...

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1Thank Sendo_Q
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Reviewed 14 August 2012

I have stayed in Kinabalu Backpackers Lodge five days. The place is clean, homely and very intimate. I stayed in a dorm and most of the time there were just two people there. The girls taking care of the place are amazing - very helpful, friendly, flexible. Real help to a person who stays just a few days and does...

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2Thank dagmara_poland
Kudat, Sabah, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 July 2012

This is indeed a great place, very quiet, but not so clean as it used to be last year, unfortunately. I've stayed there a few times. The last two times I stayed the bedsheets hadn't been changed, so I had to ask them to get me clean ones. I also told them if they keep like this they will lose...

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1Thank carolaosol
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2012 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights and stayed in 2 different rooms. We moved because the first was quite small ( but would have been perfectly adequate if we weren't staying for so long). Clean, lots of toast for breakfast, computers and wifi, hot showers, sitcom and a lovely lady who works all hours and cleans the communal areas every day!

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3Thank HatPat89
Fiddington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2012

I stayed here for 6 days and the place so nice, and here have one staff name siti.. she very good and kind.. the place so clean and easy we want go everywhere, becouse here near from city.. traffic light so noise, but i enjoy here. siti very kind and we always talk and she work here for 24 hours.....

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1Thank azffie r
Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed 19 December 2011

this B& B lodge is the one for backpackers touring sabah and wanting to climb mt kinabalu. the staffs are simply fabulous and they really make my day. i wonder whether people like hody, diana (ohh...i think i'm in love with her), hazam and roger are still around. thumbs up for the lodge and the staffs!

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3Thank handsome_dude
Ko Phi Phi Le, Thailand
Reviewed 15 November 2011

I stayed here for two nights as it looked clean and the dorms and bathroom etc were....the down side is its located on a main road and the traffic noise is bad...its worse when the nights staff open the front balcony doors and windows when they put breakfast out at 0630.They still did it when i pointed it out to...

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Additional Information about Kinabalu Backpackers Lodge

Address: Lot 4 Lorong Dewan, 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)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Dorms and private rooms available, shared facilities..”
 of 5 bubbles Sag_Dragon, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a room all to yourself or for your friends, I know there are private rooms available. OR, you can just purchase the bed space. hahaha! Enjoy!”
 of 5 bubbles justcallmehans, 30 Mar 2014 | Read review
“gust house is next to main road, will be bit noisy during day time. however, there is no issue during night time, very quite in there.”
 of 5 bubbles AlfredDeviruss, 11 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Stay at the rooms at the back not next to the purple door on the second floor beside the open kitchen area”
 of 5 bubbles willimandala, 6 Nov 2012 | Read review
“do not have a room near the road...???”
 of 5 bubbles harleysargeuk, 15 Nov 2011 | Read review
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