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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here for three days, don't expect too much. The rooms are clean, enough space for the two of us. Though there's no elevator way up the third floor so you will climb thru stairs. The Filipina receptionist is so kind. Some good places to eat are within the area. :)

Thank Ethel F
Paris, France
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed there with 2 friends twice this summer .. relaxing with everything you would need. Perfectly situated for the airport and other activities the lodge is clean, and the hostess very nice! They helped us a great lot! Breakfast is good, filling and healthy. Down sides : internet connexion is fast but computer itself slow.

Thank Fanny D
Lavenderlodgeborneo, Owner at Lavender Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Fanny, Thank you so much for choosing to stay at lavender lodge. you have been such wonderful guests and it was a real pleasure to have known you. you made our hard work worthwhile and we thoroughly enjoyed welcoming and taking care of you together with all our visitors from far and near. our reward is a kind word... More 

Beirut, Lebanon
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90 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Good location in the heart of the city, 5-7 mins walk from the bus station. Easy to reach by airport bus (until 10pm) and easy to take a shared taxi from the station to Kinabalu. The hostel itself was average. Mostly clean. Breakfast wasn't much, a couple of toasts and watermelon. Male dorm room is apparently on the 4th floor,... More 

Thank Ahmad E
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49 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Positives- clean,, friendly reception, good location Negatives - lots of stairs, creaky bed, aircon only during certain hours, no social area Overall was a good enough experience for a night or so but in such a hot humid city must be better options

Thank Mikeey23
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310 reviews
82 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

only 2 good points : ideally situated and clean room complaints : wifi signal very unstable and slow, dorms are at top floor (5th floor) with only staircase (no lift) and it's HOT, room is noisy with heavy traffic. worse this is air-con only allowed from 7pm to 7am next morning. every evening need to take at least 2 hours... More 

Thank platinumSingapore
Singapore, Singapore
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72 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We went with the ensuite on the first floor. Might be a little noisy in the mornings when groups have breakfast at the common area, but you're probably already up to go to the islands anyway. Staff are friendly and helpful, and it's conveniently located near the market, seafood center, and airport shuttle.

Thank DougChan
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Lavender Lodge is in a good location, near to shops, transport and restaurants. The 'deluxe' private room was more basic than we were expecting but was functional and clean. The A/C worked well. The shower had good heat and power, however it flooded the whole bathroom when you used it, which was a bit annoying. The sink also leaked a... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Stayed here for four nights, great central location very close to main fresh food markets. Room was really clean, but very small couldn't have curtains open because of apartments and flats over looking room. For the first two days staff smiled a lot but! Not much use for advice and help. On day three and four met the owners who... More 

Thank Shefftraveller2014
Miri, Malaysia
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27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

there is a lot more hotel or inn that cheaper compare the private room here. i stayed here many time when i first explore kota kinabalu. but then i try other hotel such as yomi, tune hotel , & others. the private room need to climb some stairs. & share bathroom with no tv & not as pretty as the... More 

Thank zaffyvsmonster
Lavenderlodgeborneo, Owner at Lavender Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us during your visit to kota kinabalu. we believe in providing exceptionally clean and friendly accommodation and all the staffs work very hard to ensure our guests have a comfortable stay and the management take personal care to ensure all the guests staying here are safe and sound and that they have a memorable holiday... More 

Vienna, Austria
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

This b&b has everything you need: Clean rooms, good prices, very nice and helpful staff, deposit box for your valuable belongings, hot water shower and air condition. We would defenitly book the hostel again! One minor point: We stayed for 3 nights and always had the same one jam for breakfast - a larger selection would be nice.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the central business district of Kota Kinabalu, within walking distance to shopping complexes, restaurants and entertainment outlets. Our clean and comfortable rooms, exceptionally friendly staffs and affordable prices make our lodge the favorite among international travelers. Our aim is to ensure all our guests have a memorable stay with us and a great holiday in Sabah, Malaysia. From free airport pick up to travel advices and tours, just talk to us and we are always on hand to assist you. We are your holiday home in Borneo!! ... more   less 

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Address: No. 6 Jalan Laiman Diki | Kg. Air, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: RM76 - RM143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lavender Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Lavender Lodge Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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“Dorms are all top floor?”
 of 5 bubbles Mikeey23, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“No elevator...”
 of 5 bubbles Real_vibes, 24 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Don't bother about the ensuit room, we used the common bathroom as it was better.”
 of 5 bubbles Varel_Fristensky, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose the 1st-2nd fl rooms if you want to be connected to the free wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles 648maxc, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The staff will assist in getting you the best room for your needs they are the best I have came over”
 of 5 bubbles duffderek, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
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