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Paris, France
Reviewed 15 May 2013

The hostel itself is above average, dorm rooms had confortable beds and were very clean Restaurant is good WiFi works great Vincent, the owner, managed to book me a day of diving in Sipadan on last minute notice which is quite hard He arranged accommodation and all transportion Tank you Vincent for that

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Our free tourist map showed this location as having many B&B options and we stayed in Tropicana lodge, because all places around were full and the lady on the door seemed nice. Our room was with a double bed and fan, and attached (almost outside) bathroom. The room cost more than around - 65 (which was after a discount, as...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2013

Let's talk about positive,staff are helpful and nice,cheap price for dormitory,that's all and more than enough.And negative...20 people share only 2 bathroom,u better shower midnight.u must regret if u get close with the owner(Vincent),trip he recommend overpriced than other local travel agency.(recommend compare price before any trip deals).When we went to the place call kinabalu park,he driving too fast and...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 27 November 2012

We stayed one night at fan dormitory. First the good things: location is good, room and common areas were fairly clean and staff was nice. And now the things that made us move to another Guest house: dormitory beds had lots of ants (although small ones), no curtains on the windows so no privacy between room and common balcony, the...

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UK
Reviewed 12 November 2012

I originally planned to stay here for a night and ended up staying for a week - very friendly hostel and the owner was lovely. I stayed in the dorm room which was fine, there were problems with the bathrooms while I was here which wasn't great as it meant there was only one shower working between about 10 people,...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 9 June 2012 via mobile

We had the double rooms next to the restaurant and really liked our stay of two nights even though it was a simple and maybe a bit loud place. The rooms where clean and the bathroom nice and spacious. Breakfast was only toast and egg but considering the price we can't complain at all. The staff was nice. We did...

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UK
Reviewed 30 May 2012 via mobile

Vincent is a character but a nice guy. Gave us a ride to and from the harvest festival party for free, where we had a great time. Stayed 2 nights in a dorm, which was ok. Breakfast was about as basic as it gets.

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Taichung, Taiwan
Reviewed 13 March 2012

After coming back from various excursions around Sabah and awaiting a friends arrival, I had a recommendation that this place was alright. I decided to book a double room for extra comfort (as opposed to the dorm option available here)because i wasn't too well. The room was generally clean, but had a problem with bugs (mosquitos mainly but a few...

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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 2 February 2012

Okay rooms, interesting decor (in a good way), nice restaurant (great cook), cheap beer, good location. What you need is just to go about and do your own thing. The owner, Vincent, is a cool guy, but he makes no secret of it that he wants to sell you trips and he wants to sell them now. You can of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Having read positive reviews we booked for 3 nights but only stayed for one. Small rooms with no space, limited bathroom facilities, no common area (just a table at top of stairs). That said Wifi worked and staff were happy to help where possible. Is strangely situated above an old restaurant. Would recommend Akinabalu Hostel instead.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located in the town center, a 5 minute walk to all the cities amenities. This small hostel provides a home like experience giving you a perfect place to meet travelers from all around the world. Tropicana also offers you a one-stop Borneo trip organizer, giving you your OWN, custom made itinerary for all or part of your trip. All your needs and budgets can be met so that your trips are smoothly buttered! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tropicana Lodge

Address: Lot 9, Ropicana Lodge 1st Floor Lorong Dewan | Australia Place, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $15 - $16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“B2b@21 not to fár away”
 of 5 bubbles , 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room by the lobby gets wifi access, but some noise”
  • Ground floor room
 of 5 bubbles ASocialNomad, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Stay in the dorms”
 of 5 bubbles SorinVa, 15 May 2013 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are in the restaurant - noisy. Private room nr2. is terrible for the price.”
  • Bathroom full of mosquitos
  • The bathroom window (private room) with a net , though there is a gap between the roof and the w
 of 5 bubbles Akvilovsky, 4 Apr 2013 | Read review
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