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Borneo Gaya Lodge Reviews

1st Floor, No 78, Jalan Gaya, P.O.BOX 10131, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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154 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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I stayed at the mix-dorm. The room is quite comfortable, the mattress is thick and comfortable. The location is good. Free basic breakfast.

  • 24th Jan 2016
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Very basic hostel but in a great location right in the middle of Gaya street. My private double room was functional and clean but very basic with no windows. The TV had just 4 Channels in Chinese and Malay. Staff were friendly and they can organise trips for you. The help yourself basic breakfast is a nice touch.


No key for dorm. Feel a bit unsafe without lock at night


I had a great time at Borneo Gaya Lodge, the staff is really friendly and the location is excellent. Would definitely go back there

  • 18th Jan 2016
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Montenegro
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


We are a group of 5, this is my second stay in this hostel. They offered to pick us up at airport in the early morning (3:30am!). The staff are nice and helpful, The hostel is clean and quiet, a TV with lots of channels in common room, wifi is fast. We will definitely stay again next time.

  • 1st Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Mixed Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Showers and toilets are small and cramped. Not enough power points to charge your gadgets (only 1 per dorm).

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