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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2011

My stay here was overall good. People are really nice and friendly at reception. There's a great bar and restaurant on the roof which is really cool but they don't serve local food. But it's tasty anyways. So the but was the noise from the street. I believe the hotel is planning on putting in double glazing though. My room... More 

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Christchurch
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138 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2011

Hotel Nak represented good value. The rooms were huge and clean. There was however good and bad. The Good Large rooms with opening windows and air conditioning Bed was comfortable Shower was clean Excellent roof top restaurant and bar with inside option and air con Staff were friendly and helpful Secure car parking Central location Breakfast was included and it... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2011

I had read that the Nak was noisy at night and early in the morning so I took ear plugs with me, and I'm glad I did. With earplugs in, I don't really have any complaints about the Nak. The room was fantastic, we stayed in the tranquility suite AU$55 per night. Great bed, bathroom, with air conditioner and TV.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2011

With my wife and 11 year old son we stayed at the Nak when transitting too the jungle lodge in the Kinabatangan - total of four nights. Roof top bar is the highlight as the views are great, lounge area very relaxing drinks cold but are expensive for Asia. Not much choice in Sandakan. Food was very good but at... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2011

Great hotel in a good location. Nice clean rooms and great rooftop bar. Friendly staff and free breakfast was really good.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2011

We knew for the price not to expect too much from this hotel.The rooms are actually acceptable for the price,clean/simple and basic.The staff are very friendly and the roof top bar is fantastic.Great menu and atmosphere.Again the staff try really hard.Its just a shame its just so noisy with the traffic.We had the worst sleep ever.We just heard horns and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2011

Loved the interior of the room & the lobby... but absolutely in love with the roof garden bistro & bar, which was the reason why I booked NAK in the first place. Wake up to the bustling of activities in the morning, due to NAK's location near the harbour, bus station & the old market. That said, it was conveniently... More 

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Holmfirth UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2011

Hotel doesnt look great from the outside but is actually fine and great value for money, nice reception, good staff and check in and room very spacious and has all you need - comfy bed and nice bathroom.... however, very noisey despite taking advice from other travellers and asking for a 'high up' room which we had. Constant traffic noise... More 

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2011

From the outside the hotel doesnt look so impressive, but on the inside the hotel is perfect! Clean, comfortable rooms with tv witf a filmchannel. The bathroom has a great sink and a big shower! On the roof of the hotel is a beautiful restaurant with a impressive view! Very hip and western interior. The hotel and the restaurant arent... More 

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Kota Kinabalu
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2011

Nak Hotel is a 2 Stars Hotel located very centrally in Sandakan Town, opposite to Milimewa Supermarket, walking distance to everywhere in town. Try out the "Special Burger" from the local stalls (located right infront of Nak Hotel), delicious & Cheap! RM3 each. Worth every penny. Ok, the hotel, i book this hotel without knowing much about it, paid about... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The oldest, purpose-built hotel in Sandakan. Family run since 1966. Retains the old and embraces the new - a hotel brimming with cultural detail and interest. Situated in the centre of town. Nestled among all the commercial buildings, banks, airline offices, and next to central market and bus station. Less than 2km from the jetty, and boat rides to islands such as Lankayan, Turtle island and Berhala island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about NAK Hotel

Address: Hotel Nak Jalan Pelabuhan, Sandakan 90708, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: €24 - €28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — NAK Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Choose another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles PinkyAustralia, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to enjoy the rooftop bar both during the day and at night - a beautiful spot!”
 of 5 bubbles BriennaH, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Sea view room was great, quiet despite being in a busy area”
 of 5 bubbles 719natashae, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors may have less traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Birdie3, 21 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Don't bother unless you are desperate.”
 of 5 bubbles Stevefqld, 7 Mar 2015 | Read review
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