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Travellers' Light Backpackers Lodge

  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
  • 27 Apr 2016
    “Unfriendly, overprized and bad wifi - better go next door”
  • 7 Dec 2015
    “Love it!”
Lot 19 Lorong Dewan Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88300 Malaysia See on map
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

It is a hostel with very poor service and it is not worth paying 23 RM per night for the dorm. The staff is unfriendly and unpolite. We stayed here for 4 days in the dorm for 6 people and it was acceptable as long...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

The room was cleaned. The overall service were quite good. The receptionists are friendly. They even gave us a very warm welcome. If you need anything, they will try their best in providing their guest a good service. I was touched when the "taukey" itself...More

Thank Cristalcie J
Reviewed 3 December 2015

The hostel is run by a very nice couple. Angel is super nice and very lovely. She helped us arrange our flights after experiencing problems. The hostel is very basic and if you are a backpacker, low budget, and just looking for the basics (as...More

Thank Arcticfoxx
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Hostel is run by a nice couple . Very accommodating and courteous. Bedsheets are clean but rooms can be quite small for 8 pax. But good enough for backpackers. Toasts and jam Breakfast is set uo every morning at the balcony and.sometimes you see monkeys...More

Thank iamjosemanuel
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed here twice as we left our bags here whilst we went to Semporna. Both times I got bitten badly by bed bugs in 2 separate rooms. We checked out early the second time as I was covered in bites. Beware of the double...More

Thank Lucy D
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WARM GREETING FROM BORNEO TRAVELLERS LIGHT¦ Travellers' Light is Clean, Cozy, Comfortable and one of the new lodge in city center. We are Safe and Convenience, the Police Station is our neighbor. Also More having the exotic rain forest at our backyard garden which you will observe and hear the butterflies and birds in their natural habitat. 'CLEANLINESS IS OUR TOP PRIORITY' Less
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US$5 - US$7 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Number of rooms
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US$5 - US$7 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
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"Don´t take the dorm. It is too small (and I am used to Indian conditions)"
27 Apr 2016
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"room 204 for 2 sharing or a family of 4. 2 beds + a bunk bed"
22 Feb 2014
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"Away from the street (i.e. facing the forest) and far down the hall as possible."
5 Mar 2012
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