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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i booked the package from asiago but the original hostel went out of biz so i was transferred to this hostel. i am not quite sure on my booking but karen was so kind to put me in dorm with aircon. the male staff, sham, is particularly helpful. my returning flight was in early morning prior to the first airport...

1Thank swanson l
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Excellent staff. Local knowledge was fantastic. Karen the owner really made us feel at home and was super helpful. We are a family of 4 and our 18 yr old girls had a great time, so much that we stayed here 3 times on our travels. Excellent for families, single travellers. Very affordable with breakfast included and endless coffee!!! Great...

1Thank Londonspider
Dendermonde, Belgium
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Like the title suggested, the staff is very friendly, fluent in English and the location is nearby everything you'd want to do as a tourist. The rooms are clean and the common room is cosy and practical (free water, fridge, cutlery, tv, excellent wifi). Breakfast is included in the price, and it's the sort of breakfast that fills you up...

2Thank ThomasDeBr
Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here along with students from my college and 2 other members of staff. I have never stayed in a hostel before and was pleasantly surprised. Clean rooms, hot water and friendly staff. Comfortable bed and excellent location for night market

2Thank TracyDommett
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Look nice and clean but got bitten by flea or bed bug, 2 weeks later still hitching 😿 Maybe due to the fact that I went during low season so bed blankets were not washed regularly? Otherwise the location was great, near the waterfront and nightlife area The staff was friendly and helpful to book activities around KK such as...

1Thank Jonathan Q
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night after a very long couple of days travelling to Borneo. The accommodation was basic but ample fir what we needed from the lodge. Good beds, showers and toilets and a good breakfast the next morning. Would stay there again.

2Thank Amandabeddoes1
Twickenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A perfectly good transit option when using KL airport. Hotel is set up for one night stays so don't expect anything else. Breakfast options make up for in quantity what they lack in quality. 10 to 15 minutes by pre paid taxi. A quirky little hotel, ask for a room away from highway for a quieter night. Would use again

2Thank summersdayphoto
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Clean hotel, cheap, good wifi and ok beds. It is in a decent area of KK and a close walk from the waterfront. Nothing special and wifi costs RM5. Good enough for a 1 night stay in Kota Kinabalu. Would probably recommend.

1Thank William C
Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Step Inn is the best hostel I have ever stayed in, Sam and Arty are the most welcoming kindest people I have ever met. I stayed in total 9 nights there over three months and every night was amazing, the staff went out of there way to look after me, one morning I went white water rafting and they made...

1Thank Lara M
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a week and really enjoyed it. The place was peaceful and the family that run the place are really friendly and helpful. It's also just a stone's throw from the night market with its amazing food and hawker stalls and is easy to get to anywhere in KK from. Air con rooms were 90Rm at time of...

3Thank Tom M

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Additional Information about Step in Lodge

Address: Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens | 1st - 3rd Floors, Lot 1 Block L, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: €10 - €16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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Step In Lodge Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia - Sabah
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“Don't get a private room. It doesn't look any different than the dorm rooms, only bunk beds all for yourself.”
ShinCat, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Good for budget lodging!”
DraverseT, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you ask for a room with air conditioning, that way you can get a better nights sleep by keeping the window shut - less noise. If you get a room with a gecko even better - no flies.”
Grizzly117, 10 May 2014 | Read review
“If you want to be sure to avoid street noise, think about going for a windowless room.”
dominike187, 10 Feb 2014 | Read review
“If you are a couple, 2B is very nice..!”
Octhomas-Prime, 7 Jan 2013 | Read review
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