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Akinabalu Youth Hostel

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1st Floor, No. 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu 88000 Malaysia See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
1 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for enjoying your days in Kota Kinabalu, good position, clean, with all the commodities I need and a wonderful breakfast. The neighborhood is full of shops an restaurants for every taste. Super recommended!

Thank BolognaLucaBologna
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We really enjoyed our stay at Akinabalu, and came back again the next time we were in KK. It is welcoming and clean, with comforable rooms and a nice open-air hangout space. The location is great for walking around town; close to many restaurants and...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Big and fairly clean rooms. Great (and hot!) showers. Decent breakfast and round-the-clock free coffee and tea. Helpful staff. Would stay here again! Only downside is that you have to pay for towels (although it's only RM 3).

Thank Adelina Y
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The location of the hostel is good, if you dont mind walking to can get easily to the harbour or main site places by foot. the place is clean and enough confortable by the cost. I usually apreciate when host help me with the trips...More

Thank Sergio M
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and me overnight in Kota Kinabalu and we have chosen this hostel. The place is really nice, the toilet and the showers are clean. The room is spacious and the staff is very friendly and helpful . I extremely recomend it :)!

Thank pponcepeleato
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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US$13 - US$17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Akinabalu Youth Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Traveler (42)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (3)
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"the 3rd floor dorms are way more spacious than the 1st and 2nd floor dorms and have natural light. AC is..."
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"a room with fan would be enough as I didn't feel the heat at night"
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"bring toiletries, hangers, room slippers, and keep luggage locked for safety. bring extension plugs with long..."
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"Fan room - very cheap"
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