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    Sandakan Backpackers Hostel

    Lot 108, 1st Floor, Block Sh-11, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good23%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible4%
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    “rooftop terrace” (13 reviews)
    “sea view” (13 reviews)
    “snake fruit” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    11 - 15 of 116 reviews

    Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights. Breakfast is standard (toast, marmalade, coffee/tea). The roof terrace was nothing special but nice to have a drink in the evening. Nice staff! If you want to have a cheap diner, go to Buhari, opposite the shopping mall. Good...More

    Thank ReisDNA
    Response from Sandakan B, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 17 July 2017

    Hello, thank you for your review with such good score. Glad to know that you have enjoyed staying with us in overall. Some of the things that you have mentioned are good reminders for us. Thanks once again. Hopefully you get to stay with us...More

    Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here with our 2 sons aged 11 and 13 and found the accommodation clean and very comfortable. John and Audrey and all the staff were incredibly friendly and couldn't have been more helpful. organising transport, keeping our bags - the place just has...More

    Thank Louise W
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 13 July 2017

    Hello Louise, Thank you for your review with such great score. We enjoyed having you and your family around too. Please come back some other time. ;) At the mean time, travel safe. Regards.

    Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I stayed here for 5 days, we paid around £10 per day. The rooms are clean and tidy, the staff are very friendly, interested and engaging and the general atmosphere is very positive. Considering the wonderful things that can be done around...More

    Thank Simondo87
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 13 July 2017

    Hello Simon, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you have enjoyed staying with us in overall. We enjoyed having you around too. Once again, thanks. :)

    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    Stayed 1 night just before heading into the jungle on a tour. Great little place right by the waterfront with places to eat all along it. We had a private room which had everything we needed. Shared showers and toilet were all very clean. We...More

    Thank Chris8111
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 13 July 2017

    Dear Chris, Thank you for your time and effort in writing us a review, in fact with an amazing score. We are glad that you have enjoyed staying with us. Your review is an encouragement to us. Thanks, once again. Regards.

    Reviewed 9 June 2017

    My husband and I have stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed our stay. Staff are generally lovely people, they learn your name as soon as you arrive which gives a personal touch too. Mix of rooms, Dorms, doubles and family rooms. Sea view...More

    Thank SkiBreezy
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 18 June 2017

    Hello, thank you for your review and amazing score. We are glad that you have enjoyed staying with us for the three nights. Your review is an encouragement to us. Once again, thank you. :)

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Sabah >
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    • Sandakan
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    • Sandakan Backpackers Hostel Sabah, Malaysia
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    Traveller (68)
    Room & Suite (29)
    Dining (16)
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    Room Tips
    "Liked the sea view rooms and quieter, get to see the sun rise from your bed if you are awake!"
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    "always get the room with a view ( i.e.. facing the sea)"
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    "Only stayed in dorm, but it had air con and clean sheets!"
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    "Romm #4 has a great view of the sea!"
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