Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Zoku Lifestyle is a brand-new hostel designed for international travelers who seek fun, comfortable and unique accommodation options. Our hostel offers more than a simple stay - cultural and intellectual experiences through interactions with locals, other guests and our staff. Our hostel is located in the town of Kota Kinabalu or just 10-15 minutes drives from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Within less than 20 minutes' away from the most popular destinations such as Philippines Market, Jesselton Ferry Terminal, Tanjung Aru Beach, Jln Gaya Sunday Market, Atkinson Tower, KK City Mosque. The property is surrounded by convenient retail and dining options such as large shopping malls, grocery stores and charming local pubs.

We organize a lot of events that traveler can meet both international travelers and locals like;
- Sabah Cultural Village
- Padas White Water Rafting
- 2D1N Mount Kinabalu Trekking
- Signal Hill Walking tour
- KLIAS Proboscis Monkey Rivercruise & Fireflies
- Kinabalu National Park + Canopy Walk
- Sepanggar Island + Snorkering
- Kota Kinabalu City Tours
And more!!

Our communal area is where you can easily meet new friends or even a buddy travel to start the trip together, yet chilling enough to laid back when the trip has finished.

Each shared dormitory-style room provides air conditioning. Shared bathroom facilities include a shower, free toiletries, hairdryer and towels. Lockers are available at the open space area.

Please feel free to email/message us for the map and directions on how to get to the hostel.

***Property Policies & Conditions:

- 1 minute walk from the Imago Shopping Mall
- Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival
- Reception working hours: limited hours. 9:30-21.00
- FREE Fitness Gym Service and Infinity Swimming Pool (ask the reception during check in ^^)
- Check in 2 PM
- Check out 11 AM
- Payment upon arrival by Cash only***
- Free Breakfast. We provide light breakfast and will be served daily at the Dining area during 07:30 - 10:30 a.m. All day coffee and tea available in the pantry as complimentary
- Many events happening!!

- Kindly inform us your flight number or bus schedule.
- Kindly inform us when there is any changes on your estimated arrival time.
- Your information on estimated arrival time helps us run our reception better.
- When deemed necessary, we shall arrange self check-in for late check-in View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 8.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    27 Oct 2019
    I super enjoyed my stay here. High five to Nuril who joined me in visiting Imago Mall and had lunch with me in Little Sulap (they offer great and delicious Sabah food). Both Angel and Nuril made my stay in hostel so comfortable. Angel speaks Tagalog and its just nice because I felt closer to home (Philippines) while Im away. Angel suggested the places I could go in like the islands but since I only have few days stay, I just stayed in City. In addition, all hands down to Nuril in taking good pic
    Philippines, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    17 Oct 2019
    Very convenient location, next to shopping mall, few minutes from the airport, the owner and staff is helpful.
    Malaysia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    14 Oct 2019
    The most cozy and best hostel that i've ever stayed. Highly recommend to this hostel. Such a lovely hosts and friendly staff. They also have the infinity pool but need to across to another building if you want to use the pool or gym. Most of all 10/10. Superb👌👌👌👌😊😊😊
    Puerto Rico, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    08 Oct 2019
    This hostel was excellent, we are staying there again on our way home. The owner were very friendly and helpful, he even took us to our meeting point for our day trip driver to pick us up.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    08 Oct 2019
    My partner and I travelled in Borneo for about a month and Zoku was by far one of our favorite hostels. It’s in such a central location. The owner Jansson and Angel was super helpful and the rooms clean and air conditioned. We absolutely loved staying here and would 10/10 recommend it as a home base during your stay in Borneo !!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    27 Aug 2019
    Great hostel with a very laid back, chilled out, vibe. Staff are amazingly kind. Only complaint is the hostel is located about 15-20 minute walk from central KK. This simply makes for a 20 minute walk or 5 minute Grab each morning and night that you're there. Otherwise a great hostel all round.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    04 Oct 2019
    Great wifi Hot showers Very clean Great toast for breaky Hard to find 20 minute walk to the main city/waterfront area Reception/staff aren’t always around All round great hostel though, would defs recommend.
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6


    26 Sep 2019
    Cute little hostel, more like an apartment with few rooms coming off main live area. Nicely decorated. Thin walls between bedrooms so can hear almost everything but not really a problem unless people are very loud. Excellent to be able to use nearby apartment gym and swimming pool for free- this definitely made our stay better. Washing machine you can use. Opposite huge mall so lots of options for food and right above 7/11. Breakfast only cereal and toast, very basic could be improved.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.3


    27 Sep 2019
    Very clean place. I stayed in private room, which was nice but it's not very quiet. While people are generally quiet, any little sound get's magnified. The location is in a mall, but that's par for the course in Kota Kinabalu.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 6.6


    07 Sep 2019
    Lovely decor in a v handy location. Staff seemed very nice when there but it was v hard to find them/get info. Private room, v comfy but could hear absolutely everything from it.... recommend putting up a little shelf/rail in the corner as no space to put anything out. Floor space for bag & that's it. Chatted to some v nice ppl but little atmosphere in the place overall. No bread for breakfast day 2 for anyone. Gym and pool access are really great, massive bonus
    Ireland, Female, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi