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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2013

Stayed at Masada Backpackers early September for 5 nights. Great place to stay, and I would certain visit again if in the area. The place was spotlessly clear, seems to be a lady cleaning 24/7. The bed were comfortable and the rooms nice and cool. The location was quiet and ideal for sleeping undisturbed.

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Reviewed 5 September 2013

Great hostel! Incredible night's sleep. Really... sooo comfortable! Landed in KK with limited time and no plan. Masada staff were so helpful and gave great tips! Sorted our visit for us. Close to restaurants etc.

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The place is perfect for a budget place, you have nice breakfast, rooms are affordable and staff is helpful and nice. Clean and safe place, not too far from everything. It's close to Amazing Borneo Tours, to a KFC, a 7/11, to the mini buses which take you outside the city such as Kinabalu Park for a reasonable price if...

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Coral Bay, Australia
Reviewed 11 August 2013

What an awesome backpackers! Masada is located off the main road near the bus station - within an easy walk to the markets, waterfront, shopping centre and jetty. It is down a little side street which means noise is minimum. In fact I didn't hear any road noise whatsoever. The place is impeccably clean! By far the cleanest hostel I...

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2Thank Parkway_Dave
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We stayed here In the double room for 4 nights and we loved it. The room itself is very nice and the bed is really comfy, and there is lots of storage space. There are lots of showers and toilets as well so you could always find a free one. Breakfast was simple, toast, jams, fruit, tea and coffee and...

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cheltenham
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We needed 2 cheap nights as a family of 6 in KK - the dorm at Masada was perfect. The place does exactly what it needs to: clean, cheap, good showers/loos, free breakfast, free wifi/computers to use and best of all help yourself to hot chocolate or the best coffee in KK at any time. Ideal. And well enough located.

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1Thank revieg
Bristol
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Only stayed here one night with my boyfriend but wish we could have stayed longer! We stayed in the private double room with the picture of the mountain the walls. The decor was cool, a nice change from plain white walls in hotels. The bed was one of the most comfy I've experienced travelling. I had the best nights sleep!!...

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1Thank Pugsandchimps
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 18 July 2013

After traveling in the Philippines for 2 months, Masada Backpacker was such an amazing and pleasant surprise. The dorm rooms are spotless; the linens fresh and comfortable; the rooms quiet and spacious. I had every amenity I needed, and a bunch more that were just added bonuses - hot showers, 24/7 tea, coffee, milo and cookies, and friendly staff. The...

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Sydney
Reviewed 4 July 2013

Stayed with some friends twice from June-July and our first stay which was one night was excellent as we were in the 3 bed dorm which was a lot more private and worth the extra 10RM per night. There is a place to put everything in the 6 or 3 bed dorms, including small personal lockers and towel racks and...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Masada is a smaller sized backpackers, with dorms opening off a common area/kitchen. The comfy chairs and sofa make the room feel homely and welcoming, and the all day breakfast, with coffee and hot chocolate machine (free) great for snacks after a day out. There is a couple of basins for hand washing, and the drying area with coat hangers...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

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: $22 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Masada Backpacker Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Masada Backpacker Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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“Level 1 bathroom are more spacious as compare to the Level 2 ones.”
teo_winston, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Family room did not have an en suite bathroom as I'd hoped.”
katiehunt85, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor is quieter”
HeatherCarroll, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure your room has air con”
bridgettemackley, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try some of the Indian food near by. Great people there”
bhammer3012016, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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