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9.1
Superb 322 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.2
  • Security 9.2
  • Location 9.4
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.1
  • Cleanliness 9.4
  • Facilities 8.7
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9.1
Superb 322 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.2
  • Security 9.2
  • Location 9.4
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.1
  • Cleanliness 9.4
  • Facilities 8.7

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9th Apr 2017
8.9

Very nice place, great location, there's AC in the dorms which was a god send. Clean and comfortable.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Philippines, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
18th Mar 2017
8.9

Like indicated on other reviews. the hostel is located just in front of a huge mall, so everything is accessible. It's also a few blocks away from the bus and shuttle stations, so it's also a huge point. The breakfast was basic (toast, jam, egg, coffee) but you get what you pay for, right? The staff was so friendly and helpful and can accommodate any question you have in mind. The only thing I didn't like was the blanket. It was so narrow! Like if you bend a leg, expect for to be bare.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 41+
  • Novice Nomad
  • 7 reviews
10th Mar 2017
9.4

Comfortable rooms and really helpful staff.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 18-24
  • Avid Traveller
  • 14 reviews
1st Mar 2017
8.3

Good value for money and the tv room is great for relaxing - good location to explore Sandakan and do various trips from. Stayed here twice and was equally as good both times.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
1st Mar 2017
8.6

Loved the lounge area! And the kitchen was an added bonus! Friendly staff. Hot, powerful showers. Only issue was our door handle was broken so getting into our room was a nightmare! And our room was a bit bare- just a bed and a bin. Would definitely stay again though.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 9 reviews
17th Feb 2017
8.0

Great hostel. The private room was ok, but too basic. Could have added a little chair and desk/table inside, space enough. Staff was helpful.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
13th Feb 2017
9.1

Good hostel, nice common area, easy to meet people. Tv area with loads of movies. Has Belgian beer for a decent price

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
6th Feb 2017
9.7

Great location, very clean, breakfast is a huge plus! I loved the big leather couch, flatscreen tv and movies to watch. However, they need new towels, only downside. Just bring your own, and it was the perfect place to stay!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 8 reviews
6th Feb 2017
9.7

It's a great hostel for comfort and facilities. The star are excellent and really helpful

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
27th Jan 2017
9.7

Excellent hostel. The owner and staff were very nice and extremely helpful. Breakfast was hearty with make your eggs your own way plus toast and oatmeal which was a nice change. Showers and toilets were in separate areas so not the usual wet floor in the toilet and they were very clean and appeared new. The TV room was great because you could actually watch TV and DVDs relatively undisturbed. Each bed had a plug but it would be great if they could add individual lights.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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