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Sensi Backpackers

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Photo of Sensi Backpackers, No. 103 Gaya Street. , Kota Kinabalu

What we say: 4.5 stars

It may not look like much from outside, but inside Sensi has been lovingly decorated and has a warm, homey feel. The air-con dorms have four to six beds and lockers big enough for backpacks bursting at the seams with trekking gear. The private rooms are more expensive than most, but offer hotel quality-bedding and are spotlessly clean. Sensi Backpackers is family-friendly and the private room can easily accommodate two adults and two children. Rates include a towel, internet and a light breakfast – but you can help yourself to coffee/tea or a snack from the fruit bowl all day. Sensi has a great location in the middle of Gaya Street and on Sundays the street market will be at your doorstep. Recommended.

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No. 103 Gaya Street.  T: (88) 272 796 
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What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Dorm air-con 30 ringgit 30 ringgit
Dbl air-con share b'room 100 ringgit 100 ringgit
Family room 120 ringgit 120 ringgit One queen bed, one bunk bed, shared bathroom

Added to Travelfish on: 26th February, 2013
Last visited or updated on: 26th February, 2013

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Tanya Procyshyn is a Singapore-based freelance writer and photographer. With a passion for unusual destinations, she has camped alongside Komodo dragons and shook hands with soldiers in North Korea. She blogs at
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