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New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 March 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights and I have to say it was definitely one of my more pleasurable experiences at a hostel in the world. Very clean, the staff was incredibly polite and accommodating, and the other guests were cool to chill with. I always felt safe and it was a great base of operations. My only complaint is...

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Reviewed 26 March 2014

Masada is good for backpacker, you will meet your friends at masada and you can join trip together. Masada staff are helpful, they will help you give direction. Dont forget to eat spicy food at tanjung aru guys. Stay at masada you will be satisfied.

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Ipoh, Malaysia
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Great location as it's within walking distance to the bus and taxi terminal. Simple and clean with basic facilities provided. All day breakfast provided with free flow of coffee and milo. Staff are friendly and helpful. Love the comfy pillows!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2014

I stayed in the dorm room for 1 night in March 2014. This place is clean, comfortable (you get 2 pillows!!!!!!), has a good location and breakfast is included :-) The hostel is quiet and I had a great nights sleep. Highly recommended.

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 17 March 2014

Nice, clean and safe hostel. The staff were friendly and gave us lots of helpful information. Strongly recommend!

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Moreton Bay Region, Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2014

This hostel is 35rm for 6 bed dorm and 45rm for 3 bed dorm. Excellent location, close to share taxis to kinabalu and airport bus and buses to kudat. All day breakfast includes tea coffee and milo. Cookies, cereal, toast. Lots of showers and toilets. Clothes line provided - clothes dry overnight. Easy to meet people. Each bed has locker,...

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Jinhua, China
Reviewed 24 February 2014 via mobile

I arrived very late in night, but the staff is still so friendly and helpful. the service there is so excellent and worthy! the location is convinient to everywhere in city! no matter the airport terminal or city bus stop, you can walk there within 5 minutes! what better place you can find?

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 20 February 2014

I spend 4 nights at KK during my diving course and chose the Masada hostel. I was highly satisfied with the facilities and would recommend it to everyone. The bus station to the long distance station is also quite close to the hostel. Also a 711 and some restaurants.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 February 2014 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my one night here, and wished I could've stayed longer. They appear to be more fully booked than not. On the backside of town near the hills, this hostel is located in a quieter area. However, KK is quite small and walkable so the not so central location is hardly a problem. The rooms were quite nice...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Clean, comfortable, modern, friendly staff, great breakfast. Variety of room sizes available. Good location within walking distance from main city attractions. A great place to stay in combination with a trek up Mt Kinabalu

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Masada Backpacker

Address: Ground & 1st Floor, Lot 9, Jalan Masjid | Mosque Valley, Kota Kinabalu 88800, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $21 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Family room did not have an en suite bathroom as I'd hoped.”
 of 5 bubbles katiehunt85, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherCarroll, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure your room has air con”
 of 5 bubbles bridgettemackley, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try some of the Indian food near by. Great people there”
 of 5 bubbles bhammer3012016, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room on ground floor does not have any windows.”
 of 5 bubbles alhady89, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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