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    Borneo Backpackers

    No.24 Lorong Dewan, Kota Kinabalu 88801, Malaysia
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    • Excellent19%
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    Free Wifi
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here for five days. The staff is really great and helpful. The place itself is clean and is a very good budget stay. The pillow can do for a replacement though as they aren't super comfortable. The breakfast is nothing special as it is...More

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    Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

    Dirty rooms, very noisy location (main road just below). Staff not available (we had to look for someone during 45 min for our check-out, which was done perfectly on time at 11 am, because no one was there. Non functional internet. Crappy breakfast (better not...More

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    Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

    Great location, lovely staff. All round good hostel. The sticky rice adventures they offer are a bit expensive so I booked my trips elsewhere. Bar/cafe downstairs bit expensive but good for now and then.

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    Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

    Really loved this place for its nice vibe, and the cafe connected to it. Every evening there was something, like a jazz band playing. Easy to talk to people, also locals. It's a lonely backpackers dream! Very clean. Only drawback is the coffee, which you...More

    Thank Scubalinkan
    Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

    Overall the stay was ok and does the job, my bed was an odd design and made it so I fell in the gap but seemed to be the only one in the hostel room. The aircon was broken when we stayed but the staff...More

    Thank Tomielle
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$14 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Kota Kinabalu District >
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    Room Tips
    "Worth asking if any school groups are occupying the building before booking"
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    "I had room 10; quiet room away from the cafe at the back side (no traffic noise)"
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    "Book a single room with the direct access to the terrace veranda. My room was the only room with the direct..."
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    "The double room we booked came with 4 extra beds, so you have a lot of room to place your stuff in (room 16)!"
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