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Reviewed 18 November 2015

Lucy has been running this place for over 20 years and makes you feel more like a guest than customer. Nothing fancy - shared bathrooms and no aircon, but also free wifi, a communal kitchen/living room and a cozy library. A curfew at midnight, so...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my boyfriend after it being suggested to us by a fellow traveler. Maybe it was because we were tired after traveling from Singapore that day but Lucy's just didn't do it for us. We stayed in a double room with shared...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2015

Lucy's became by base whilst traveling around Sabah. It's not a hostel, it's a homestay, so some rules have to be followed. There's a curfew time at 12am, so I don't think it's suitable for young people who just want to go out and get...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

I don't get the idea of Lucy offering the rooms only for foreign tourists. I don't know whether she don't consider local tourists as tourist or she don't think we can pay. When my friend and I went to Lucy to book a room (we...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

Lucy has one of the best home-stays in Asia, she helps with tips in the region and is really friendly. This homestay is perfect for those who want to explore Kota Kinabalu and the districts around, for a couple of days or as a hub....More

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Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
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"no streetside room, there is no airco, so you want to keep the window open. The streets are noisy."
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"Avoid this place"
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"other backpackers hotels are more welcoming.."
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"the rooms on the street side were our favourite"
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