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    Borneo Sandakan Backpackers

    Block HS-5, Lot 54 & 55, 1st & 2nd floor, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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    • Very good14%
    • Average2%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

    A really good backpacker place, we stayed here during our time in sandakan and the staff was really helpful with everything and the rooms were clean and the shared toilets/showers aswell! The breakfast was okay! Don't stay anywhere else if you visit Sandakan.

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    Response from Jonathan K, Manager at Borneo Sandakan BackpackersResponded 27 April 2016

    Hi ! Thank you for the compliment and we hope you enjoy your stay in our backpackers. Do visit Borneo again !

    Reviewed 12 April 2016

    Nice, clean, safe. No major problems. Staff were friendly and helpful; they can mark lots of useful spots on the free map, if you ask them where to get something or other in town. One encounter with cockroach, but I guess it's inevitable in a...More

    Thank psstrzelecki
    Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

    This is a truly clean, friendly and perfect hostel for any traveller. A really calm and restful stay even though it is located in central Sandakan. Highly recommended! Again the staff was especially helpful and nice.

    Thank Sara L
    Response from Jonathan K, Manager at Borneo Sandakan BackpackersResponded 14 April 2016

    Hello Sara L, Thanks to your recommendation! We hope you enjoyed your stay with us. Do drop by if you’re in Sandakan again.

    Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

    Excellent for a backpackers. I stayed in a double room. My only criticism would be there are no mirrors in the bedrooms and I would suggest they put soap in the shared bathrooms to encourage people to wash their hands. The staff were excellent. They...More

    Thank Susan R
    Reviewed 29 February 2016

    The rooms were simple, comfortable, and quiet. Showers were clean and worked well. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly, without being overbearing. Breakfast scrambled eggs, toast, cereal, great. Good location, street away from the waterfront, with lots of nice cheap restaurants. Definitely recommend for...More

    1  Thank Jennie C
    Response from Jonathan K, Manager at Borneo Sandakan BackpackersResponded 14 April 2016

    Hello Jennie C, Thanks to your recommendation! We hope you enjoyed your stay with us :)

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    "Better in-room WIFI is available on the first floor"
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    "The doRm was great. 6 beds only but I was alone for 2 nights which felt like a private room. Airconditioned..."
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    "Thin walls, bad sound insulation"
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    "don't go into a dorm. If you're on a low budget go down the road to Harbourside BPs - they have nice..."
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