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Akinabalu Youth Hostel

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic hostel. Brilliant free breakfast (toast,spreads,eggs,sausage), very friendly helpful a staff,great central location, and clean cosy building. Top spot with competitive prices.…........don't go anywhere else.

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

great staff location was central and clean as a whistle. wi fi was decent easy to meet people cheap free breakfast. if yyou like to do tours they can sell you them and they have nice hang out area lockers tv anything you could ever desire this is the best place ever

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My mother and I stayed at this hostel for 4 nights & were very satisfied. There is a nice big area to relax on lounges or at a table. There are also a couple of computers for guests to use which I find convenient. The ladies at the front desk were always quite helpful with any concerns. Couple of small...

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Thank Nicodoran
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a few nights before climbing Kinabalu and a few after. They allowed us to store our baggage for free whilst climbing. Staff are extremely friendly and the complimentary breakfast is quite good. The communal area is a really nice space to chill out with free use of computers and free coffee. Rooms are simple and clean with shared...

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Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

What do i need to say more! Hospitable and super friendly staff. Always smiling! :D Brilliant service and help while booking a wildlife River Cruise. Clean Rooms, good breakfast (included). Such a nice place to stay!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Booked a double room at this hostel, through Booking.com. When we arrived at the hotel, there was no double room available. The hostels Receptionist was rude and unhelpful - she was more concerned about laying the blame on us and Booking.com than resolving the situation...even though we had a copy of the confirmation email and confirmation number, she would not...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for four nights, two nights before we headed over to sandakan, and two when we came back. We stayed in a double bed fan room and found it cooled the room sufficiently. The room was clean and had a small table and chair, and one of our rooms had a laundry drying rack which was helpful. You...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here twice during our time on Borneo. The double rooms are clean and spacious, albeit simple. Bathrooms were generally clean, although the showers got dirty by mid morning - lots of hairs... The communal area is very relaxed, spacious and comfortable. It's a great place to meet people. This is not a party hostel - which is great....

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kotakinabalu
Reviewed 12 July 2016

good location at gaya street, walking distance to convenience store, food, souvenir shop, public transport, shopping mall and near market. dorm is open type, air-cond provided but still need fan to cool down, bathroom limited to 2 each floor and have to change clothes in bathroom or toilet. privacy not much but typical hostel settings. bring your own toiletries, towels....

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Located in the centre of town, right on then bustling Sunday morning market. Cheap and cheerful, great to meet other travellers in the social area and hang out between dives. Secure and safe with own lockers, fan and air con dorms and private rooms.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $13 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Akinabalu Youth Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 12
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Akinabalu Youth Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Akinabalu Youth Hostel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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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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