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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“single room”(7 reviews)
“downstairs cafe”(2 reviews)
“toast with jam”(4 reviews)
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

I love how friendly the staff are, which is one of the reasons why I frequently return here on most of my trips to KK. I especially enjoy the homie environment, hanging at the rooftop, and playing with the resident cat at the hostel. There...More

Thank goldilockdreams
Reviewed 18 December 2017

After the Australian high school group left to climb Mount Kinabalu the hostel got really empty. Nobody ever worked reception so I could go shower or make coffee in my underwear. The best part of staying here is the location. "Chinatown" is just a gimmick...More

Thank CafeConCarlos
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

all the staff are friendly especially Edith who always extends her hospitality to the backpackers. the inn even lets you keep your things in their luggage room for free while you are away on a trip. 🙂 the place is really tidy and organized.

Thank Nicoten
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I like Borneo backpackers. It's clean, staff are super friendly, AC is good, WiFi is good. Nice roof top garden, lots of seating areas. My stay was let down by not being able to have a key for my room and there being no lockers...More

Thank Spagetti68
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Chilled, clean and convenient, this backpacker’s hostel has relaxing communal space, a rooftop terrace, ample space to sort jungle kit and provides tea and toast for breakfast. We stayed here for two nights in a clean and relatively spacious double room with AC (always ask...More

Thank JPTettmar-Saleh
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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
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US$15 - US$37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$15 - US$37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"I booked a RM60 single room and got upgraded to a RM80 double with a great writing desk and air condition."
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"Worth asking if any school groups are occupying the building before booking"
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"I had room 10; quiet room away from the cafe at the back side (no traffic noise)"
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"Book a single room with the direct access to the terrace veranda. My room was the only room with the direct..."
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