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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Noisy small double room upstairs. Old rooms and very basic. You may use the fridge etc. Would not reccommend it. Looks clean however. Location is great, central. Staf is very friendly. Overall to exoensive and would recommend b2b@21 just little back down the road. Double here is 60 to 85 at b2b@21. We stayed next evening at the latter one.

Thank Jeffrey J
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is the first place ive stayed ever that really disapointed me. Our room was located on the ground floor just behind the "reception", so we could hear everybody that came and went during the night. Our room were without windows but with separate toilet and shower. The toilet had not been properly flushed upon arrival. So we could still...

Thank Vegard H
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Just what you can expect for that price. The "reception" is not the most friendly and helpfuliest ever but it does the job. The dorm isn't the best, the mattresses are a bit thin, the only fan in the room doesn't cool enough for good sleep. But that's it for the negative things. The showers are warm and ok, breakfast...

Thank Seppi R
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

So close to the centre and the KK view point. So within walking distance to all restaurants and bars and the waterfront! The airport is about a 20 minute drive and the staff can call you a taxi, they're very helpful. The bus station is also a 5 minute walk so transport to and from is very easy! All rooms...

Thank becw647
Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We walked in off the street and took an air conditioned room (right off the lobby area) for 80 RM. Room was large, with a king sized bed, ceiling fan and air con. First impressions weren't great, the room was a little smelly (but the fan and the air con fxied that). It could do with a little help on...

Thank ASocialNomad
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed in a dorm room here. Room was clean and had aircon and a fan. Shared bathroom is small, only two showers and one basin but it's clean. Good location as well, walking distance to seafood markets and jesselton wharf. Breakfast is very basic: tea, coffee and toast, but if you are really hungry there's a couple of places to...

Thank JHelD
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 July 2014

I was here one night. Dorm was awfull and in poor condition.though its clean but they have ants. I got bitten few hours after land on the bed. The room was hot in day time even its air-conditioned room. The aircond also old and not that giving us chilled . beds and bunk beds are very old and Its squeeky...

Thank Muldereica
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I stayed there one night coz my original hostel is full only 2 people that night shared a 6-bed fan dorm no locker quite clean- no cockroach (as described by other ppl) found but the view in the balcony is quite nice - full of trees! only some slices of breads for breakfast RM$20 for fan-dorm, good choice for budget...

Thank kevintclee
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Booked this place for 2 nights without reading too many reviews. Not sure if it was the owner but a guy picked us up from the airport and he was sober and seemed really nice. Don't think it was the infamous Vincent?? He said he could organise pretty much anything and even diving on Sipadan. Our double room was located...

2Thank Andrew W
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 26 May 2013

One of the places in KK where one bed in dormitory cost 20RM,but far from the best. Dorms are without key and there are no lockers,so the best idea is to keep all your valuables with you. Tiny and not very clean balcony,very basic common area,very little breakfast(2slices of toast only,butter and orange marmelade),not worth at all,we stayed there only...

Thank Vojtech000

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located in the town center, a 5 minute walk to all the cities amenities. This small hostel provides a home like experience giving you a perfect place to meet travelers from all around the world. Tropicana also offers you a one-stop Borneo trip organizer, giving you your OWN, custom made itinerary for all or part of your trip. All your needs and budgets can be met so that your trips are smoothly buttered! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tropicana Lodge

Address: Lot 9, 1st Floor Lorong Dewan | Australia Place, Kota Kinabalu 88300, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: €10 - €11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“B2b@21 not to fár away”
 of 5 bubbles , 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room by the lobby gets wifi access, but some noise”
  • Ground floor room
 of 5 bubbles ASocialNomad, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Stay in the dorms”
 of 5 bubbles SorinVa, 15 May 2013 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are in the restaurant - noisy. Private room nr2. is terrible for the price.”
  • Bathroom full of mosquitos
  • The bathroom window (private room) with a net , though there is a gap between the roof and the w
 of 5 bubbles Akvilovsky, 4 Apr 2013 | Read review
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