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    Sandakan Backpackers Hostel

    Lot 108, 1st Floor, Block Sh-11, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good23%
    • Average7%
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    • Terrible4%
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    “rooftop terrace” (13 reviews)
    “sea view” (14 reviews)
    “snake fruit” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    21 - 25 of 117 reviews

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Stayed two nights in the double room. This is a great hostel, with super friendly staff and lots of character. They helped us book a river tour and called for reliable taxis. The place itself is charming, with a large common area, clean and comfy...More

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    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 26 May 2017

    Thanks Cora once again for your review and amazing score. We appreciate your feedback and will improve on areas that we have lacked. ;)

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Amazing place! Location is really good. The staff is really friendly and helpfull. Rooms were nice and clean. We really enjoyed our stay in here, we booked another night just because we loved it so much :) breakfast was simple but tasty.

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    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 26 May 2017

    Dear Marjut, thank you for your review and amazing score. We enjoyed having both you and Salla around too. :)

    Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

    This is the spot to stay in Sandakan. Great value for money. Excellent staff. Breakfast included. Good wifi. In the Center of town with a harbour view. Very clean rooms with air con. The only suggestion I have is that there should be private security...More

    Thank Taylor A
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 18 May 2017

    Dear Taylor, thank you for your amazing score for us. And we appreciate your feedback. :) We have slowly added some lockers in the dorms now, hopefully soon enough we will get them fully equipped to keep up your praises. ;) Best regards.

    Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

    this place is a great hostel, very caring and friendly staff. rooms are clean, the blanket was very comfy!! the rooftop terrace was a big big plus. very chill place. everything you need is just one minute away. highly recommendable!

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    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 18 May 2017

    Dear Agnes, thank you for your amazing review! We will put more the effort to keep up the praises and recommendation you gave. Glad that you have liked us, our rooftop, our rooms, and our comfy blankets... :D Best Regards.

    Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

    Fantastic hostel, great staff, friendly and helpful. Breakfast with fruit also, tea and coffee. Comfortable room. My base in the city. I ask help for some problem and they were very helpful. The atmosphere of the place is young and nice.

    1  Thank Messina_Nicola
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 18 May 2017

    Hello Nicola, thank you for your review! Glad that you have liked staying with us. Please do come back more often. ;) Best Regards.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$ 16 - 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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    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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