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Masada Backpacker Reviews

1st Floor, No.9, Jalan Masjid Lama, Mosque Valley, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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91%

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815 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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97%

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.

  • 1st Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

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


83%

good hostel in KK, with good location, clean showers and nice vibe


97%

Everything was excellent,Nice staff,clean,safe and fresh fruits for breakfast😄


100%

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!


100%

Friendly and accommodating staff! Will surely stay here when i get back to Kota Kinabalu!


97%

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.


94%

Thanks to the very friendly young staff. I stayed at Masada 3 times, no complaints!


86%

Although there's water pump working very hard to maintain the water pressure, the water pressure problem needs to be fixed.


94%

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.


97%

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.


89%

Place is peaceful and kept clean all day. Breakfast until noon is pretty good after a long flight!


80%

The staff is very helpful!


94%

Wifi sometimes doesnt work properly. Overall the place was excellent.


100%

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.


100%

I loved this hostel, great location, exceptionally friendly staff, excellent place to meet people


89%

Really nice rooms and the staff is great, a bit far from the night market and the main areas of the city but it's quite small so no real problem there.


89%

Really friendly hostel in a good location for KK. Good facilities and breakfast until 1pm, for those on a budget this is good news. Free hot drinks and water all the time. Pit stopped here a couple of times and was happy every time


83%

Masada is a very comfortable hostel, with very friendly and helpful staff. There is not much of an atmosphere here but that is neither the fault of the staff or hostel I would still happily recommend Masada as a good hostel to stay


86%

Pretty good location, nice breakfast, and helpful staff. Not a bad spot at all.


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