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Akinabalu Youth Hostel Reviews

1st Floor, No. 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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73%

Rating
268 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 72%Cleanliness
  • 63%Facilities

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89%

I enjoyed my stay there. Staff were REALLY friendly, nice environment & good location. The negatives things that I encountered were - AC was not really cold, low pressure shower and there were few bed bugs in my bed. I told the cleaner about this and she told me they had a 'steamer'? to kill those bed bugs and asked me to change to another bed. Overall, it's and excellent place to stay and I definitely will come again :)


69%

I don't like the look that the reception staff gave to me when I checked in at 12.30am in the morning, everytime I passed by the reception area and when I wanna check out. She is not friendly with locals I guess. I'm not sure about other dorms but mine was below average. No locker, no individual power point and not to mention, noisy bunk bed too!


66%

This was a basic place but the staff was helpful and convenient to the bus line. The labeling of "youth" hostel is loose as there were all ages and lots of families.


66%

Had some trouble with the booking even though i reserved it on Hostelworld when I checked in at midnight but was able to find a bed. Only a short stay as I had to leave the next morning so can't comment much on the hostel but seems pleasant enough.


97%

Lovely place. The open balconies and elevation made it cooler than than outside. Great location. Definitely would recommend.


83%

It was nice to stay here. The location is good too, near the interesting place at the city.


86%

Everything is good, staffs are helpful. Just one electric plug in room which is not convenient to charge phone and camera for every roommates,


80%

Everything is good in value

  • 23rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • All Male Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


49%

The room was smelling very bad and the sheets bad were very old, toilet always old and dirty.


29%

OMG! Bed bugs attacked me! Don't stay here Plz!

  • 11th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


86%

This is a Excellent place for backpackers!!

  • 6th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Very nice staff, clean and comfortable




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