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Sandakan Backpackers Hostel

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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“rooftop terrace”(11 reviews)
“sea view”(15 reviews)
“great mix”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
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All reviewsrooftop terracesea viewgreat mixfree breakfastcooking facilitiesenjoyed our staydouble roomfresh fruitstayed two nightscoffee teaperfect locationrecommend staying heregreat place to stayrooms are cleandrinking waterkinabatangan rivertop floor
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Having spent a number of days in dorms, we were keen for a comfortable private room and this is what we found at Sandakan Backpackers. AC worked really well, clean white sheets, clean enough shared bathroom, nice staff, and good location near the seafront. Breakfast...More

Thank George N
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Just a few steps away from Sheraton Four Points in Sandakan .. shares the same beautiful waterfront. Clean room and a very friendly staff. There are many small eateries and the big seafood market is just round the corner . The room comes with breakfast.......More

Thank sweepengchan2016
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Turned up at the hostel to find out that they had double booked our room. Considering we had booked it on booking.com over a week prior to our arrival this seemed poor. We were offered dorm beds instead of the booked double sea view room...More

Thank Sam F
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed a couple of nights at Sandakan Backpackers Hostel and it was very good. The location was good since it was close to the place where you get the buses to Sepilok, there were plenty of restaurants and supermarkets around and even a shopping...More

Thank capitaovoyage
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Ive had a really great time at Sandakan Backpackers Hostel! As soon I entered, all the staff was great and very welcoming! They also gave me a detailed information about the city, things to do around and helped me to book my trip. The toilets...More

Thank Monika G
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$14 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$14 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (70)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (16)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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"Liked the sea view rooms and quieter, get to see the sun rise from your bed if you are awake!"
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"always get the room with a view ( i.e.. facing the sea)"
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"Only stayed in dorm, but it had air con and clean sheets!"
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"Romm #4 has a great view of the sea!"
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