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Masada Backpacker

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The hostel has very nice staff which were helpful. The rooms are fine though they do not have windows, they have air conditioning though. Try not to get the back room in 2nd floor though because it smells like trash from the street. Beyond that the bathrooms are clean, they offer a modest breakfast, and free use of the washing...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Backpacker lodge has 2 level, is located near the end of the shop-houses. It was my 1st stay and I like it very much as if I am staying in my home. • Amenities I stayed with my friends in Room 2, on Level 2 (which able to accommodate 6 person in a room. 3 double decker bed -...

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Qinhuangdao, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed in a "6 person family room". The staff was helpful. They did provide free breakfast, which I had a hard time figuring out what it was other than toast and coffee. But that's more than most hostels! They also offered towels, which I think is plus. As one reviewer said, you might expect to hear...

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Qinhuangdao, China
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

They provided everything you would need out of a hostel and the staff were very friendly. Within walking distance of most the good restaurants in KK too. I can't really think of a downside for Masada.

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Hellendoorn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here two times and both times had a room for 4 ladies on the first floor. The room and bed was very clean. I got blankets, fully made bed. And a towel if you ask for it. The breakfast bar was good, you need to make it yourself but can use it from early morning untill around 11...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The walls are really thin and it seems to attract noisy types of travelers so it can be a bit frustrating when you're trying to sleep. Having said that it was clean and the staff were friendly and options in KK are limited. It's also really close to the city center and the airport. Would stay there again

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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here one night. The staff are friendly and the hostel is nice. The location is right in city Centre and only RM30.00 from the airport. It was quite noisy the night we were there and the sound echoes and travels but like all hostels this is something that does happen. Breakfast was basic- toast, cereal, noodles but sufficient....

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Even before my arrival at Masada I felt I made the right choice. A few days before my arrival they emailed me instruction on how to get there from the airport and attached a bus time table. Once I arrived this impression was fully justified. The staff was lovely and the whole hostel was really clean and had a nice...

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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Spotlessly clean rooms and bathrooms, good basic breakfast with tea/coffee, cereal and toast, access to fridge, microwave and washing machine, and for a small fee reception will print flight tickets etc. Dorm rooms have double sockets next to beds and space for backpacks as well as lockers. Staff are extremely friendly and always happy to help answer any questions, and...

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed there last September and it's worth what you pay for. I like how nice the staff, very accommodating, informative and friendly. The room is clean and they fix it everyday. You can do your laundry for free.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Masada Backpacker

Address: Ground & 1st Floor, Lot 9, Jalan Masjid | Mosque Valley, Kota Kinabalu 88800, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: RM71 - RM133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Level 1 bathroom are more spacious as compare to the Level 2 ones.”
 of 5 bubbles teo_winston, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Family room did not have an en suite bathroom as I'd hoped.”
 of 5 bubbles katiehunt85, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherCarroll, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure your room has air con”
 of 5 bubbles bridgettemackley, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try some of the Indian food near by. Great people there”
 of 5 bubbles bhammer3012016, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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