We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-10-29 2017-10-30
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Harbourside Backpackers

    Lot 43, 1st Floor, Block Hs-4 | Harbour Square, Sandakan 90739, Malaysia
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    -- / -- / --Check In -- / -- / --Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$14
    US$7
    SAVE US$7
    Traveller (25)
    Room & Suite (12)
    Bathroom (9)
    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good27%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “common room” (9 reviews)
    “great location” (16 reviews)
    “stayed here” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Laundry Service
    Free Parking
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Deals
    Oct 29Oct 30
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Check booking site for details
      US$7
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      US$14
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      US$14
      View Deal
    View all 9 deals
    Write a Review
    Reviews (139)
    There are newer reviews for Harbourside Backpackers
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    21 - 25 of 126 reviews

    Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

    Boyfriend and I stayed here as a pit stop before heading into Sepilok. Can't really fault this place. Super super clean, the bathroom area was impeccable - not stayed somewhere with such clean shared showers! Chill out room was great too. Friendly staff who gave...More

    Thank BeaThomas4
    Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

    This place in conveniently located in the nice little city of Sandakan. Rooms are very clean and the staff is the greatest. I really felt like they went out of their way to help us plan our trips to Kinabatangan River and Danum Valley. Breakfast...More

    Thank rosedas
    Reviewed 21 September 2016

    This place cannot be faulted, great value for money, clean, secure, air conditioned, right near the harbor and down stairs hubs of activity. Our room had on suit, a window, air con and quiet. The linen was nice and they have eggs included with staple...More

    Thank bridgettemackley
    Reviewed 18 September 2016

    Nice clean hostel really friendly staff free breakfast and not only toast with jam. Directly opposite a shopping mall and 100 meter from the see and all restaurants etc. Kitchen free coffee and tee and nice realaxing room with big screen television with lot of...More

    Thank thayfood
    Reviewed 20 August 2016

    This is a good place. Quite cheap and very clean. Staff are very helpful. The rooms are good enough. Toilets and A/C all functioning well. We were happy with the choice and would definitely suggest it if you are only staying for a night. Some...More

    Thank sagarak9
    Sepilok Nature Resort
    659 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Sepilok
     
    Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan
    1,226 reviews
    #2 of 33 hotels in Sandakan
     
    Sepilok Forest Edge Resort
    483 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Sepilok
     
    Sabah Hotel Sandakan
    539 reviews
    #3 of 33 hotels in Sandakan
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$13 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets, Booking.com, HostelWorld and Expedia so you can book your Harbourside Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • Sandakan Division >
    • Sandakan
    • Also Known As
    • Harbourside Backpackers Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (25)
    Room & Suite (12)
    Bathroom (9)
    Hotel & Grounds (5)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Sepilok Nature Resort
    659 reviews
    19.20 km away
     
    Sepilok Forest Edge Resort
    483 reviews
    18.53 km away
     
    Sabah Hotel Sandakan
    539 reviews
    1.23 km away
     
    Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan
    1,226 reviews
    .14 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    English Tea House & Restaurant
    677 reviews
    .53 km away
    Balin Roof Garden Bar & Bistro
    369 reviews
    .45 km away
    My Harbour Restaurant
    108 reviews
    .35 km away
    San Da Gen Kopitiam
    27 reviews
    .46 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Agnes Newton Keith Home
    290 reviews
    .66 km away
    The Parish of St Michael and All Angels
    57 reviews
    .84 km away
    Sandakan Heritage Trail
    60 reviews
    .36 km away
    Japanese Cemetery
    27 reviews
    .65 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Harbourside Backpackers staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "breakfast included, cheap, good location, nice staff"
    Read review
    "Level four is quiet"
    Read review
    "Try to get a room on the first floor -- that way you will have wifi in the room. The wifi doesn't reach..."
    Read review
    "I stayed in two separate en suite rooms, 11 and 4 and both were perfectly acceptable"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing