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Harbourside Backpackers

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“common room”(9 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
Free Parking
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel was super basic but it was extremely clean and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was included toast, coffee and eggs. There was a lounge area. Access to computers and free WiFi.

Thank Cassandra S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little hostel. Nice sized dorm room with comfy beds. Lockers provided for smaller items. Toilets and showers were always clean and worked well. Nice self-service breakfast every morning. Good living area with sofas and TV, but not a lot of atmosphere while we were...More

Thank Bekah B
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It is very well located nearby the local market. The staff is super friendly and helpful and also offer pick-up services. However, the single room was without window and the bed looked already quite old. Also for breakfast they didn't offer a lot.

Thank Nadine S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Super clean, comfy bed, very friendly staff, amazing location, good breakfast (you can cook your own eggs, good coffee and avocados avaliable). Offer good tours at decent prices as well. Had a dorm room to myself. Would recommend 100%

Thank c0nnielj
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This hostel is spotlessly clean with very helpful staff. Sandakan is navigatable on foot and walking distance to the bus stops for sepilok and to see the proboscis monkeys aswell. It's a yes from me harbour side backpackers

Thank LULA M
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$13 - US$21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$13 - US$21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Shanaz Anne G
19 December 2017|
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Response from Harbourside B | Property representative |
Hi Anne, thank you very much for your mail. Please let us know when would you like to stay with us & we will reply to you as soon as possible
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"breakfast included, cheap, good location, nice staff"
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"Level four is quiet"
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"Try to get a room on the first floor -- that way you will have wifi in the room. The wifi doesn't reach..."
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"I stayed in two separate en suite rooms, 11 and 4 and both were perfectly acceptable"
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