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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2013

That was definitely a right choice that I chose this place for staying. As a backpacker, it is amazingly clean. It seems that they are constantly cleaning everywhere. I didn't see any dust on the flour. So nice that they provide a fresh towel to the customers. Also it's so helpful that they provide "breakfast" all day! I also enjoyed... More 

2 Thank lala221
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2013

I stayed there 4 nights and loved it!!! The breakfast is complimentary the whole day, the common areas are really clean with a nice hot shower, free shoap and shampoo. There is a male and female dorm, the beds were really comfortable. The location is pretty good and the staff uber friendly! This place is often fully booked so it... More 

3 Thank sembangmamak
Helsinki, Finland
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Stayed 10 nights here between 25.5-6.2013!! Awesome place. Very clean, nice staff, good location and the all day breakfast rocks! Also have free of charge luggage room. I stayed on 3 different hostels in KK and liked Masada most! Just make sure that you book all the nights you want to stay beforehand or at least let them know how... More 

2 Thank Tropico_MK
Bali, Indonesia
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013 via mobile

I stayed in a female dorm for 5 nights and loved it!! The location is within walking distance to the pier, shopping malls, central market and night market. Free soap/shampoo in the shower, and free tea, coffee, crackers, toast and bananas all day!! There is a staff 24 hrs and they are all friendly and helpful. It's a hostel so... More 

3 Thank darwin11
Comox, Canada
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Masada GH is well located for walking. We were happy we could reserve a three-bed room. The ALL DAY breakfast is a huge benefit with toast, bananas, fresh brewed coffee & filtered water provided. It can get crowded when everyone is trying to eat or hang out /watch TV at the same time. The baggage storeroom door is open and... More 

Thank Tara W
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2013

I stayed here for 8 nights in the dorm, and left my luggage in the storage room for 5 nights. It was well priced (a little cheaper than most other hostels), efficiently run (they never lost track of payments, bed was made everyday and a fresh towel everyday), flexible (I didn't have to give too much warning if I wanted... More 

3 Thank Shredder666
Uppsala, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2013

I can't fault this hostel. Friendly staff, free wifi, good air con, close proximity to city. The price is very competitive, and with cable TV and free tea/coffee and toast each morning, it's everything you need and nothing you don't.

4 Thank Nath_120
Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2013

A very good hostel. I used the dorms and private room here. The place is spotlessly clean with very friendly, helpful staff (24hrs a day). Free wifi is provided. There are 3 toilets and 5 showers so never really needed to wait. The location is about 5 mins walk from the centre point mall, sea front bars and 10 mins... More 

2 Thank Richard W
Taichung, Taiwan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2013

every thing is clean, house keeping everyday, even change the bed sheet every two day. any way, so good=))) the shower room is great too, the water is hot enough and strong, provides shampoo and body wash. breakfast is so awesome, the toast is yuming, with special sauce. the most important is that you can eat them all the time!!... More 

3 Thank 不錯
Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We stayed at Masada Backpacker three different times whilst travelling around Sabah. Initially, we had only booked once, but as we enjoyed it so much the first time, we decided to stay again. We stayed in both the dorm rooms and a private twin room. Both were equally comfortable. The beds and pillows are the most comfortable we came across... More 

2 Thank Anna B

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Additional Information about Masada Backpacker

Address: Ground & 1st Floor, Lot 9, Jalan Masjid | Mosque Valley, Kota Kinabalu 88800, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: ₹ 1,091 - ₹ 1,500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Make sure your room has air con”
 of 5 bubbles bridgettemackley, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try some of the Indian food near by. Great people there”
 of 5 bubbles bhammer3012016, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room on ground floor does not have any windows.”
 of 5 bubbles alhady89, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms have no windows, windows rooms only on 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Barelle, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If there is no room with a window, I would go some place else”
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