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Sandakan Backpackers Hostel

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Lot 108, 1st Floor, Block Sh-11, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000 Malaysia
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#10 of 39 Speciality lodging in Sandakan
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New management of Sandakan Backpackers started to operate on June 2016 with the sea view on the new roof top surrounding. Come and share your adventure and travelling experience with us! Unique Borneo atmosphere and centrally located in the heart of Sandakan town, right at the WATERFRONT at Harbour Square complimented with trendy bars and bistro nearby. You will be strategically and conveniently located in close proximity to the best amenities and services the city can offer. Being small, we thrive to provide you with the best budget, clean accommodation option within the city so that you will be comfortably taken care of at Sandakan Backpackers Hostel, which doubles up as your launch pad to the treasures and beauty of Sabah, Borneo.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Darts
Taxi service
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Laundry service
Wifi
Vending machine
Board games / puzzles
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Air conditioning
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Harbour View
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Malay
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lpin2017 wrote a review Nov 2017
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia1 contribution
I stayed about a week in the hostel located in the center of Sandakan town. Nice, clean and comfortable place to stay with very friendly and dedicated staffs. Highly recommend to backpackers and travellers.
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Response from Sandakan B, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers Hostel
Responded 25 Nov 2017
Dear Lpin, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay here with us. Please feel free to come by the next time you visit Sandakan. ;) Regards. Sandakan Backpackers Hostel
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Ludvig E wrote a review Nov 2017
Trosa, Sweden82 contributions7 helpful votes
Lovley staff who truly cares about every single guest. Nice and airy rooms. Ok beds. The staff will help you whith just about anything you may need. They have good comunication with the different tour companies so there is no need to look for travel agencies since sbh helps you with it.
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Response from Sandakan B, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers Hostel
Responded 25 Nov 2017
Hello Ludvig, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you have enjoyed staying with us and to know that we did a good job assisting you with your tour arrangement. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travel. Regards, Sandakan Backpackers Hostel
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Ele wrote a review Nov 2017
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I stayed there only for a night. The hostel is basic but it's clean and has very nice view from the rooftop. Very good breakfast which was included. The staff were very nice and helpful. You can ask them anything you want, they're very willing to assist.
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Response from Sandakan B, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers Hostel
Responded 25 Nov 2017
Dear Elena, we are glad that you have enjoyed your short stay with us. We have to thank you for your amazing score and that we are all flattered with your praises. :) Regards, Sandakan Backpackers Hostel
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Юлия С wrote a review Oct 2017
Ubud, Indonesia7 contributions
This is really great hostel in the center of Sandakan! Very cozy and comfortable! The staff is very friendly and always ready to help and give advice! A special thanks to Maya! On the roof of the hostel there is a nice terrace overlooking the sea! This is the best hostel in Sandakan 100%!!!
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Response from Sandakan B, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers Hostel
Responded 25 Nov 2017
Hello Julia, thank you for your review with such compliment, we are very encouraged. Glad to know that we were at good help during your stay. Much love, Sandakan Backpackers Hostel
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Špela G wrote a review Oct 2017
Slovenia30 contributions9 helpful votes
- Socket too far - Bad wifi + clean + windows!!! + breakfast + good price/quality ratio + AC + cute, welcoming hostel + super friendly staff + great location + hot water in bathroom + drinking water available + big, comfy beds
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Response from Sandakan B, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers Hostel
Responded 25 Nov 2017
Dear Spela, Thank you for taking the time to write us review from several channels. We really love your review where you put in plus and minus to ease things out for us. Some of the things that you have mentioned have added fuel to our work. We will definitely work on adding additional plugs nearer to the bed in the room that you have stayed in. ;) Thanks again and have a great day ahead! Regards, Sandakan Backpackers Hostel
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PRICE RANGE
US$15 - US$19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaSabahSandakan DivisionSandakan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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