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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were there in a private room for three nights, even though we had to share toilet and showroom with other guests on the same floor the public area was always clean! Staffs were very helpful and the location was super convenient to get to the most of the attractions in KK.

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Miri District, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is truly heaven in earth with a bunch of bar and beach selection along with all the great view.Just be careful on the night if you are solo travelers especially for women try make a friend with fews others tourists and have fun!

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I stay here for couple of days in december. And the employees from the reception are really helpfull to me. The boy at the reception explain me a lot of things about the city by map at my first day. I felt myself directly welcome in this Nice hostel. And location is great. At sunday there is a Nice market

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Thank Monique v
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here on and off for over a week while travelling in Borneo. The hostel is very clean and the staff very friendly. They keep my bag while climbing mt Kinabalu and while travelling in sandakan. Hostel is close to bus station. Would definitely recommend.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This hostel was in a nice area very close to the daily street market, nightly seafood market, and the Sunday market is also on the same street. The dorm was clean, cool a/c and nice bathrooms. Good group breakfast, coffee and tea is consistent and they have the lowest cost beer in the area @7RM

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Thank WorldOfBA
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Overall this hostel is value for money. Check in was fairly quick, however we did have to find the room ourselves which I thought was a bit weird ( I guess she couldn't be asked 😂). The bedroom and bathroom area was fairly clean and hot water was readily available. One thing to point out if you look at the...

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Thank Tom G
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here twice during our journey through Sabah. Very reasonably priced! Great common area with TV, helpful and friendly staff, great location in KK. Ice cream and beers for purchase is also a wonderful touch. 24hr coffee and tea with the common area made this a great place to relax in between adventures.

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Thank agilber6
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Clean & friendly hostel, staff very helpful. Have to be quick to get breakfast as eggs & sausages go quick, but at least you get more then just toast. Also nice that you get free tea, coffee & water all day. Only stayed one night but would recommend it.

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Thank Charlie S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic hostel. Brilliant free breakfast (toast,spreads,eggs,sausage), very friendly helpful a staff,great central location, and clean cosy building. Top spot with competitive prices.…........don't go anywhere else.

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

great staff location was central and clean as a whistle. wi fi was decent easy to meet people cheap free breakfast. if yyou like to do tours they can sell you them and they have nice hang out area lockers tv anything you could ever desire this is the best place ever

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Additional Information about Akinabalu Youth Hostel

Address: 1st Floor, No. 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: €9 - €15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Akinabalu Youth Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 12
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Akinabalu Youth Hostel Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia - Sabah
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“a room with fan would be enough as I didn't feel the heat at night”
 of 5 bubbles Nevinci, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“bring toiletries, hangers, room slippers, and keep luggage locked for safety. bring extension plugs with long wire coz dorm only 1 plug.”
 of 5 bubbles coolclarec, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Fan room - very cheap”
 of 5 bubbles Tomwillmott94, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are fairly quite.”
 of 5 bubbles D679MBmelissap, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“everything you want, they provide”
 of 5 bubbles znikerx, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
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