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I am in love with Sabah nature, and Sandakan it the best place to go in some amazing spots. We stayed almost one month, and Sandakan backpackers hostel was a nice home for us. I will miss people, town, everything.
Thank you John, Maya, Joys...More
We stayed in this hostel the night before and the night after our jungle tour in Sepilok and we loved it here! Shout out to John and the girls at the reception for taking such good care of us and helping in every way possible....More
For the past 8 month I have been backpacking all over Asia and this is definitely one the nicest and most welcoming places I have stayed!
Super friendly staff do a great job taking care of the hostel, they can help you arrange or recommend...More
Audrey and John are amazing people. Thanks to them this stay is perfect. I slept in a dorm for 4 nights and had only 2 nights someone else in the room. The staff provides you with excellent tips what to do if you have no...More
We really like our stay here and the staff is so informed and helpful. We stayed over the weekend so are you staying at a sea view room you might here load music. Being earplugs in case ;)) clean room.
Thank Nana M
Response from Sandakan B, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 17 July 2017
Hello Nana, thank you for your review with such amazing score. We are happy to have you and Victor around too. Hope you enjoy the rest of your trip in Borneo. Travel safe. :)
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US$14 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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