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Reviewed 9 October 2014

all i want to inprove is put inside the toilet a dush bin so that we can put our tissue,napkin,etc..so that you are not capable to pick up those thing in every side of the toilet. aircone is verry good the wifi is good working. the important to me is how to deal and friendly to us because we are...

Thank dreddz1982
El Calafate, Argentina
Reviewed 13 July 2014

What has happened here? Change of management perhaps. When I was there there was no A/C, no WiFi, the toilets and showers were borderline clean or outright filthy. If it wasn't for the extraordinary friendly staff who tried to make up for the shortcomings I would have rated this "terrible". I moved to another BPs just 100m up the road...

Thank HappyShake
Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

Clean rooms, ocean view and friendly, helpful staff makes this a perfect place to crash. We were 4 friends at the time sharing a 4 bed room with ac for 25rm/night/person. Obviously good value for money. This place is situated close to some nice bars and if you're in the need for some good old western fast food, McDonald's and...

1Thank dekkuscrub
Sandakan, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 May 2014

Bunibon backpackers is nicely located with sea view from the rooms, you got different kind of food and a mall just out the door. The rooms are clean and fresh. Prices are good and the staff extremely friendly and helpful! :)

2Thank JonathanHanses
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

I loved the young free spirit of this place I'm still here for one night, the dorm included the breakfast and is cheap enough, the hostel has a big balcony from where admire sometimes big lizards landing from the sea to the close walk side, I recommend 100per cent

Thank JamJoeJam
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 7 February 2014

We stayed for 2 nights. We enjoyed our room view that facing the sea side. The staffs was excellent and talented! We also had our tour arranged by the management team of BUNIBON BACKPACKERS SANDAKAN. It was very memorable stay and tour. We truly enjoy it. Thanks to the staffs of BUNIBON BACKPACKERS SANDAKAN. Keep that wide smile on your...

Thank fmoulsen
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We stayed here for one night and had a nice double room with a great view of the sea. It is very central so can be a bit loud in the evening when everyone is out eating and chatting but we didn't mind. The room was simple but clean with a shared toilet/shower (two toilets and one shower per floor...

Thank Ronaele_N
Ulsan, South Korea
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Stayed here for a night while passing through Sandakan. It was simple and had aircon! The view was beautiful and the price was right on. The staff were very accommodating and even offered us a cheaper ride to the airport. They also dropped off and picked up the laundry we wanted washed. This was great since we had just come...

Thank jrsolo1
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 27 December 2013

This place was quite nice. The double room (sea view) was very comfortable. It came with air-con and a beautiful view. Bunibon is centrally located in Sandakan, so you will be minutes walking from EVERYTHING you'll need. The room had a few ants crawling around, and the shared bathroom was not stocked with toilet paper. Overall, this place is sufficient,...

Thank Shizzle85
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 December 2013

Stayed here with my family (4 adults) for a week. We got a room on the 3rd floor. The room is simple (1 bunk bed, 1 double bed, aircond + fan, towels provided), shared bathroom but the view was beautiful. The staffs were friendly enough. The location is great. I would definitely stay here again.

1Thank Carmille_K

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our lodge offers dormitory beds and single rooms. There's also Double bed for those wishing for more privacy.Dubbed locally as "The Luxury In A Smaller Scale"...we boast a peaceful, clean and comfortable environment all the time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bunibon Backpackers

Address: 10 1st - 3rd Floor, Lot 100, Block Hs | Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: ₹ 370 - ₹ 1,626 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Bunibon Backpackers Sandakan, Sabah
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“put some air fresheners all the aircone rooms”
 of 5 bubbles dreddz1982, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Get a sea side room.”
 of 5 bubbles Shizzle85, 26 Dec 2013 | Read review
“ask for seeview room if available, although they have shared bathroom, they are more spacious, have a lot of light and are the same price!”
 of 5 bubbles EgonG803, 23 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Either take the very nice dorm with seaview and aircon or the double bedroom!”
 of 5 bubbles Theis1917, 30 Jul 2013 | Read review
“All are bright and airy but in the city select air con if you feel the heat!”
 of 5 bubbles 29pennyk, 23 Jul 2013 | Read review
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