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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good24%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible33%
  • 22 Jan 2018
    “My favourite.”
  • 18 Dec 2017
    “Terrible place”
4th Floor 1st, 2nd, 3rd And Lot 121, Jalan Gaya,, Kota Kinabalu 88000 Malaysia See on map
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2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I have stayed at the Bowview for many years now. It is quiet, clean & is situated across the street from the beautiful river that flows through the town. Not to mention that the rate is well within my budget. I will continue to return...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank 577joannb
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I came here to stay after I climbed Mnt Kinabalu and it was horrible! The didnt even knew I had booked and payed for my room. The renovated 3 out of 4 floors. The toilets where leeking. I could not get a remote controll for...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Ludde S
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I booked this place as it was one of the cheapest deals I could find. Location is good, but that is just about the only thing that is good about this place. It already looks very shady and run down when walking up the stairs,...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Aldo M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Short trip to KK so i decided to check in to this place. Room condition hot, smelly and quite dirty. There is only one small fan, 3 bed 2 storey and 1 socket to use. Shared bathroom. Relatively cheap, but that's what you'll get with...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank nurhanimqasih
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stayed here one week. The location is relly good and the price was good, but you get what you pay. Staff is relly nice, but rooms are dirty and alot, like, lights, beds, aircon, and showers does not work propperly.

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank fridalol
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Hotel class
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$1 - US$7 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Hotel class
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$1 - US$7 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
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"If you want a good room, look for it in another hostel"
172patoc
23 Apr 2016
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"not on the gaya street side as the club downstairs play loud music."
HittheRoad777
17 Nov 2014
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"We were on the third floor which, may have helped with noise levels, although dorms are only one floor down."
Liz-in-PH
3 Nov 2014
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"Not many choices really - expect it to be loud"
Drewski0602
29 Aug 2014
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