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Akinabalu Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Decent hotel that you can get for the amount of money you pay. Bed with bed bug, bed bug, bed bug, can't even sleep at night because of it and the pillow is awful dirty. poor sound proof between room, you can even here people talking on the street. If you looking for a budget hotel , look somewhere. For...

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Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Reviewed 14 September 2014

I stayed here in summer 2012 and I should have written my review sooner. I slept in a bunk dorm room. This was the first place of my trip and I hadn't had any bed bug problems. After 1 night woke up covered in bites, also found a live one crawling on my bag. Told reception and gave them the...

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2Thank Savannah P
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I was recommended this by a local friend. But it's really not what they advertise. Staff were pleasant, always there, and its a friendly place. But in our private room there was no natural light, the bunks were squeaky. Sheets were polyester, and the Wi Fi not available in rooms.breakfast consisted of white bread n jam or noodles....mm mm, not...

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Thank surelybassey
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Checked in last night and was told by travellers in the dorm there was a bed bug problem, particularly with the bed I'd been allocated (106E) - apparently two separate occupants from the past two nights had been bitten. I told reception I'd like to change beds and was told by staff they had since treated the mattress so it...

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3Thank Footholds
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 July 2014

It is basic, but clean. You get what you paid for, but you don't pay a lot :) The common area is nice and it is near restaurants and the jetty. The staff is friendly and helpful. So it is a good place if you're on a tight budget.

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Thank Mikaket
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We stayed here for a few nights whilst doing our PADI course. It's a 15 minute walk from Jessleton Pier, 5 minutes from the waterfront and surrounded by good restaurants. We had a double room with fan. The room was basic but clean. The common area was large with computers and a TV. The breakfast was toast. Our major issue...

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Thank Steff B
Oakland, California
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The hostel has a great common area- with a kitchen, living room with TV, smoking area, computer area. The rooms themselves are pretty basic but clean. Get a room with a window if you can, otherwise the windows outlook the hallway.

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Thank Kiri M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 June 2014

we had some great experience staying here. is right in the middle of the street market. but not noisy at all. sleep very well. and also had met some nice friendly people from KL who came for holiday too and stay here. and also ate around town easy and no transport needed for this area. had day trip book with...

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Thank GordanaMell
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Went there for 2 nights stays right after Mount Kinabalu hike. Honestly, climbing the staircases were a torture after the hike but that's the only complaint I had. We were a group of six, and had one of the dorms for ourselves. The beds are acceptable, given the price. The room had no locker nor window but with air-conditioner. What...

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1Thank Ching Q
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

The common room was nice. They have wifi and computers. The room was basic: shared bathroom, no outside-facing windows, and nonetheless very noisy. Good location when travelling through (the airport bus transport is a 2 minute walk away). Some reataurants close by. The harbour (nice to eat there!) is a 10 minute walk away.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Akinabalu Youth Hostel

Address: 1st Floor, No. 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: ₹ 652 - ₹ 1,043 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Akinabalu Youth Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 12
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“a room with fan would be enough as I didn't feel the heat at night”
 of 5 bubbles Nevinci, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“bring toiletries, hangers, room slippers, and keep luggage locked for safety. bring extension plugs with long wire coz dorm only 1 plug.”
 of 5 bubbles coolclarec, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Fan room - very cheap”
 of 5 bubbles Tomwillmott94, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are fairly quite.”
 of 5 bubbles D679MBmelissap, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“everything you want, they provide”
 of 5 bubbles znikerx, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
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