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Borneo BeacHouse

02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Don't be fooled by the high ratings on here-I stayed here for one night in a twin room with a friend. The place was worn down, no working wifi or tv, the access gate is locked shut in the evening so you have to arrange a time with reception or ring their phone to be let in (you'd be stuck...

Thank HeatherCarroll
Reviewed 19 March 2016

The kota kinabalu airport has switched to a new terminal, the hostel is no longer walking distance from the airport, the only transport to there is only taxi and it cost RM30.00 one way. Overall the hostel is ruined down, the room was really dirty with full of mosquitoes and dust, toilet is disguising, no any facilities were provided, air-con...

Thank jofoo86
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I stayed overnight here on a quick stop over in kota kinabalu. Being 10 minutes walk from the airport used by air asia, it was perfect for my early artivals and departures. Taxis are expensive when travelling solo and cost double the fee to stay in this place. 10 minutes walk to the beach and main eateries, or 10 minutes...

Thank butterflyrach
Reviewed 26 May 2015

If you are on a budget trip and expect nothing luxury, just want a simple stay, this is already perfect! It was my first time traveling solo and it's for a month. Chosen Sabah as my destination and I did not do any bookings. Once alighted from the airport, I pick up a brochure with map, google for nearby dorms...

Thank Liyana H
Shah Alam, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 October 2014

I stay for one night just before meeting my team for KK mount climbing next day. In order to save money, i choose a dorm. When i arrive the hostel, no people in front of counter. I wait there 15mins and finally use my mobile phone to give a ring to the hostel. As i call up, the phone rang...

Thank Eugene_Chin
Reviewed 20 July 2014

At first I was in the female dorm where the whole house only have 5 people staying in. Well the price is very attractive so I book it straight away. Location is pretty good, walking distance to the beach and also further up is the Sunset Bar in Shangri-la, the sunset view there is awesome!! I checked in around 4pm,...

1Thank Kayli1223
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 11 July 2014

My flight departs in the morning 6:10 AM by AirAsia. I wish to stay longer in KK and catch flight easily. So I book here. For a hostel, here is clean and the staff is nice. Smile and greet to you. Discuss your journey, give you advise and make your trip completely. There are a lot of mosquitoes around when...

3Thank HERMES862
Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 8 March 2014

We booked one night here as we were flying back into KK and then out again the next day. Although the beach isn't amazing it is very close and the local food on the beach is cheap and tasty. It is only Rm 1 on the bus into KK city and having stayed in the city I would definitely recommend...

1Thank clarkes_in_asia
Moreton Bay Region, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2014

I checked and they wanted to see my email booking even though my name is written in their book. Then they short change me 2rm and hope i dont notice and say they dont have change. So i to mAke my own change by walking 10 minutes down the road. I tell them i am checking out early and not...

1Thank twobigfeets
Reviewed 27 January 2014

A convenient hostel for the nearby beach and airport, run by friendly staff. The rooms are adequate but cleanliness of the communal areas left a bit to be desired...a line of ants in the bathroom and the kitchen wasn't so inviting! Beds and rooms are basic but comfortable, the building is set back from the road so not noisy, and...

1Thank Jessica M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and experience our newly converted bungalow beachouse for sunny-loving backpackers. Take pleasure in our sole exclusive beachouse (friendly, tranquil and hassle-free ambiance) offering an ideal holiday home for fun-loving leisure seekers and busy executives with beautiful eco nature environment. Simply unwind, let your hair down, kickback, chill-out and delight our beachousevista. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Borneo BeacHouse

Address: House No 122 Lorong Ikan Lais | Jalan Mat Salleh, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: €10 - €33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room in the front house better. More clean and tidy.”
 of 5 bubbles Kayli1223, 20 Jul 2014 | Read review
“rooms at the back building tend to have fewer guests, with better availability of the shared bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles qing0519, 16 Oct 2013 | Read review
“the rooms in the back building are a little nicer and more recent than the ones in the main building at the road”
 of 5 bubbles grisettesflower, 5 Aug 2013 | Read review
“its a home style backpacker , need to share bathroom and washroom . btw ... lots of mosquito there. should bring a insect repellen but overall is NICE. I will come again if I go there again”
 of 5 bubbles ellenl2013, 30 Jul 2013 | Read review
“The Air-con Twin room in the 2nd building is nice and huge! It is also conveniently located just opposite the bathroom. Though i believe this room would not always be available due to it being very popular.”
 of 5 bubbles Dylan_sg, 12 Nov 2012 | Read review
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