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The best hostel for a short stay in Kota Kinabalu so far.All the facilities here are always kept clean and tidy (beds,showers,toilets etc).Each bed has a couple of charging sockets so there is no need to fight with others to charge your gadgets.Staff are friendly and helpful.Breakfast is great despite the usual toast,jam and butter.Eateries,convenience stores and fast food (like KFC) are all nearby.I'd seriously recommend!
Good hotel, staff very nice and location very good!
This hostel has been a delight. I have stayed a total of 4 nights and in 3 different rooms. The place itself is basic but has more everything you need. Super clean and lots of space to socialise with other guests. The real benefit of this hostel is the staff, they have done everything possible to make my stays enjoyable, stress free and not said no to a single request. Including taking my washing to the laundry when I was away on a trip!
Thank you to the Gina & the rest of the team. Keep it up guys! looking forward to come back to KK. Cheers!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
one of the great new hostel, i stayed 3 nights and came back for another 2 nights, fantastic place of my trip to KK. mostly are great, for that price you can have that service, you know bedding every day!? this is a service beyond a backpacker hostel! of course if you wanted to be picky, there are still things to tell or to improve. however for me it was good enough. As for location, you can walk through the town in 20 minutes, but its not in the center of the town.
I had a fantastic stay at Masada. Staff is very courteous and helpful. Location is perfect with Airport Bus stop very near , KFC and 7 Eleven in vicinity. They truly understand the need of the guest, One suggestion is that shower are really slow , if they can work on this issue , it would be nice. I recommended Masada Backpackers highly.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
overall good experience. central location, around 10 minutes walk from bus stop. good facilities, during my stay, i vouch that they clean the toilets and showers on time and efficiently. attendant ffrom reception was warm, cordial, helpful in tips and pleasant. i think her name was gina. i hope its correct
good hostel in KK, with good location, clean showers and nice vibe
Everything was excellent,Nice staff,clean,safe and fresh fruits for breakfast😄
This was perhaps one of the best overall hostels I've ever stayed at EVER. Two kitchens, two floors, quiet, spacious and surrounded by plenty of great places to eat and only 10 minutes from Night Markets amazing grilled seafood. The staff was amazing; extremely helpful, pleasant and I'm sure far underpaid. PAY THEM MORE!
Friendly and accommodating staff! Will surely stay here when i get back to Kota Kinabalu!
Loved this place! Stayed here for 3 weeks and it felt like home. Staff were so friendly and helpful and answered any queries we had. Beds were comfy, rooms and bathrooms were cleaned daily. Free breakfast with tea and coffee available all day. It was brilliant, highly recommend.
Thanks to the very friendly young staff. I stayed at Masada 3 times, no complaints!
Although there's water pump working very hard to maintain the water pressure, the water pressure problem needs to be fixed.
Very nice hostel, clean, super friendly staff, basic rooms but all with AC, lockers and pretty good beds. 10 min walk to the sea with night market. We stayed 1 night in the dorm and 3 in the twin bed rooms.
Great location- less than a minute's walk to the airport shuttle and buses to the National Park and Inanam long distance terminal for onward travels. Nice clean facilities (someone always cleaning!), comfortable dorms, good showers. Staff friendly and helpful with questions about getting round KK; tourism board close by for any other queries. Wifi sometimes temperamental but same can be said for many places- computers in communal areas good for browsing. Highly recommended. Thanks Masada.
Place is peaceful and kept clean all day. Breakfast until noon is pretty good after a long flight!
Wifi sometimes doesnt work properly. Overall the place was excellent.
Amazing stay! Couldn't have asked for better. Highly recommended to anyone and everyone! If you like your privacy stay in the private room, if you want to meet more people stay in a shared spot. Everyone was lovely and accommodating.