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London, Canada
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

If you like to meet other travellers, this is the place for you. Double room with air con are cheap, as the dorms. Place is cleaned every day. You can book tours and ask all you want to know. Staff super relax, and extremely helpful. They helped us for renting a car, booking some tours, finding a dentist. Just great...

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Reviewed 2 November 2015

I stayed their with my girlfriend for 3/4 days, then went couple of days in the tip of borneo and came back their for a night. This hostel is situated in the center of KK, it it very nice and clean and personal is on top. Anything you need, they are here to help you and got perfect english.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Basic hostel. Cheap. Dark room which backed out onto terrace where toilets and showers were so it was not quiet. Shared toilet and showers in reasonable condition, pretty clean. Obviously no towels provided but wouldn't expect it for the price we paid. Breakfast was bread and jam but again for what was paid I can't complain. Ordered a taxi to...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2015

It's cheap with a good location right on Jalan Gaya.the hotel is very dated and not the cleanest of places. Had a private room which faced onto the sink area outside, so had to keep the curtains closed. The security was very good with coded panels t enter each floor and the breakfast was a simple fair of bread and...

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hong kong
Reviewed 19 June 2015

lived in mix dorm with AC. good price with good location. i love their house feeling style. although the bed and the building a bit old but i love the whole set up. staffs also nice & helpful. good for budget staying

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Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Among the cheaper hostels for private rooms, that was what attracted us. The double room with fan was okay. The staff is friendly and willing to help you out. The breakfast is self service with toast and jam.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Pros: clean, well organised, cctv, central location. Cons: gekkos in the shower (!!!), very thin mattresses. Tip: it's worth paying the small extra charge for airconditioning (it's much better than sleeping in an oven)

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Stayed in a private room which was small but cool - AC and ceiling fan, window overlooked the wash basins though son had to keep curtains enclosed, also window didn't close due to a big attached vent - bit strange. Showers and toilets were clean and breakfast was simple but good, toast and bananas, free boiled water too. Not much...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights after our climb up Mt K. It was clean and tidy in the dorms with wifi working there as well as the common areas. Showers were clean and good. Staff were helpful with advising for things. Breakfast provided too. Overall recommended.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Decided to move here for a night from another dorm. The dorm provides basic facilities. I stayed in the dorm with A/C. Overall the place is clean and secure (electronic gate). Breakfast is provided (banana, toast, coffee, tea). Spacious common area where you can smoke and have your coffee. There's a computer with internet access. Free WiFi available. The staffs...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Jesselton Cabin

Address: 1st and 2nd Floor, No.74, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia (Formerly North Borneo Cabin)
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $13 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jesselton Cabin 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“bring own extension plug, toiletries, slippers, insect repellant, no parking provided.”
 of 5 bubbles coolclarec, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It's worth paying the extra for aircon!!”
 of 5 bubbles NC_Traveller92, 31 May 2015 | Read review
“dorm room with fan is 25 MR or with air con it is 30 MR... CHEAP.”
 of 5 bubbles DominicO20142014, 17 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I would recommend the rooms with A/C”
 of 5 bubbles dflashx, 24 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Private rooms can be booked up to 4 people. Ask for room A(private) or B(dorm), its on the same floor as the reception/TV/free computer/breakfast/shower/smoking area.”
 of 5 bubbles RuderesO, 20 Feb 2014 | Read review
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