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Sandakan Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“rooftop terrace”(13 reviews)
“sea view”(14 reviews)
“snake fruit”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
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All reviewsrooftop terracesea viewsnake fruithighly recommend the placegreat mixawesome rooftopenjoyed our stayfree breakfastwatching moviescooking facilitieshome away from homestayed two nightsevery morningpublic busfast wifidouble roomrooms are clean
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Stayed two nights in the double room. This is a great hostel, with super friendly staff and lots of character. They helped us book a river tour and called for reliable taxis. The place itself is charming, with a large common area, clean and comfy...More

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Thank coramchugh8
Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 26 May 2017

Thanks Cora once again for your review and amazing score. We appreciate your feedback and will improve on areas that we have lacked. ;)

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Amazing place! Location is really good. The staff is really friendly and helpfull. Rooms were nice and clean. We really enjoyed our stay in here, we booked another night just because we loved it so much :) breakfast was simple but tasty.

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Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 26 May 2017

Dear Marjut, thank you for your review and amazing score. We enjoyed having both you and Salla around too. :)

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is the spot to stay in Sandakan. Great value for money. Excellent staff. Breakfast included. Good wifi. In the Center of town with a harbour view. Very clean rooms with air con. The only suggestion I have is that there should be private security...More

Thank Taylor A
Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Taylor, thank you for your amazing score for us. And we appreciate your feedback. :) We have slowly added some lockers in the dorms now, hopefully soon enough we will get them fully equipped to keep up your praises. ;) Best regards.

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

this place is a great hostel, very caring and friendly staff. rooms are clean, the blanket was very comfy!! the rooftop terrace was a big big plus. very chill place. everything you need is just one minute away. highly recommendable!

1  Thank Ági C
Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Agnes, thank you for your amazing review! We will put more the effort to keep up the praises and recommendation you gave. Glad that you have liked us, our rooftop, our rooms, and our comfy blankets... :D Best Regards.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic hostel, great staff, friendly and helpful. Breakfast with fruit also, tea and coffee. Comfortable room. My base in the city. I ask help for some problem and they were very helpful. The atmosphere of the place is young and nice.

1  Thank Messina_Nicola
Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 18 May 2017

Hello Nicola, thank you for your review! Glad that you have liked staying with us. Please do come back more often. ;) Best Regards.

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Traveller (68)
Room & Suite (29)
Dining (16)
Pool & Beach (1)
Hotel & Grounds (75)
Bathroom (2)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Certificate of Excellence
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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$16 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$16 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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