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Akinabalu Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
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“social area”(4 reviews)
“fan room”(4 reviews)
“gaya street”(12 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for four nights, two nights before we headed over to sandakan, and two when we came back. We stayed in a double bed fan room and found it cooled the room sufficiently. The room was clean and had a small table and...More

1  Thank Jen R
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here twice during our time on Borneo. The double rooms are clean and spacious, albeit simple. Bathrooms were generally clean, although the showers got dirty by mid morning - lots of hairs... The communal area is very relaxed, spacious and comfortable. It's a...More

1  Thank Tourist1308
Reviewed 13 July 2016

good location at gaya street, walking distance to convenience store, food, souvenir shop, public transport, shopping mall and near market. dorm is open type, air-cond provided but still need fan to cool down, bathroom limited to 2 each floor and have to change clothes in...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Located in the centre of town, right on then bustling Sunday morning market. Cheap and cheerful, great to meet other travellers in the social area and hang out between dives. Secure and safe with own lockers, fan and air con dorms and private rooms.

1  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay in the Akinabalu Youth Hostel, the staff were always very friendly. Air con in the rooms which was good and the communal area is really lovely. The showers weren't amazing but good value for money overall. We would definitely stay...More

1  Thank Olivia M
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"the 3rd floor dorms are way more spacious than the 1st and 2nd floor dorms and have natural light. AC is..."
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"a room with fan would be enough as I didn't feel the heat at night"
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"bring toiletries, hangers, room slippers, and keep luggage locked for safety. bring extension plugs with long..."
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"Fan room - very cheap"
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