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    Sandakan Backpackers Hostel

    Lot 108, 1st Floor, Block Sh-11, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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    • Excellent64%
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    “sea view” (13 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

    I stayed at Sandakan Backpackers for my only night in Sandakan and I am so glad I did. My flight didn't land until late but when I got to the hostel Maya welcomed me immediately and helped me figure out my activities for the two...More

    1  Thank crcrowder
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 17 May 2017

    Hello Courtney, thank you for your amazing review for us. Your feedback is important to us. Glad that you have enjoyed staying with us and Borneo in overall. :) Best regards.

    Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

    When we arrived in the hostel we where immediately warmly welcomed by the hosts. They showed us around and went out of their way to be able to give us a private room. The hostel is located very central in the city and has a...More

    2  Thank Dirk V
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 17 May 2017

    Dear Dirk, Thank you for your amazing review! We appreciate it. We enjoyed having you and Dorien around too, so friendly and helpful with all the information you have. Glad that you have liked us. :) Best Regards.

    Reviewed 18 March 2017

    Amazing location and views. Big clean room with aircon and very comfy bed. Great rooftop terrace. Friendly staff. Breakfast is limited toast and coffee but still good enough to start your off and plenty of cafes nearby. Don't hesitate just book, you won't regret it.

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    1  Thank mojogemegms
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 17 May 2017

    Hello Mojogemegms, we are still figuring out who you might be, with the nickname. Anyhow, thank you for your awesome review! We appreciate it. :) Best Regards.

    Reviewed 17 March 2017

    The staff was welcoming and friendly, and very helpful! It was clean, with free breakfast coffee/tea. The chill out area on the roof was nice. One of my favourite hostels I stayed in 100% recommend this hostel.

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    1  Thank reganmacdonald16
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 17 May 2017

    Hello Regan, thank you for your awesome review and recommendation. It is out honor to be at good help to you and Rebecca. :D Best Regards.

    Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

    Absolutely loved this hostel. Rooms and bathrooms were always clean and the breakfast was good. This was made even better by John and Audrey who always remember your name and are always happy to help with anything! We will definitely go back if we return...More

    1  Thank jessmiddleton
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 17 May 2017

    Hello Jess, thank you for the awesome rating! Well you and Raf have been cool too, you guys have also remembered our names. ;) Please do come back, Borneo loves you too. :D Best Regards.

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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$14 - 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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    • Sandakan
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    • Sandakan Backpackers Hostel Sabah, Malaysia
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    Traveller (65)
    Room & Suite (29)
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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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