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A hostel with a view

19 Lorong Dewan, Australia Place, Kota Kinabalu T: (88) 238 877

Travellers' Light

If you like the Australia Place location but aren't a party animal, this is the hostel for you.

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Travellers' Light has a more grown up feel and a beautiful wooden terrace with a view of the jungle or, if you prefer, the communal TV. Other than the fact they have a female-only option, the dorms are pretty standard with six or eight bunk beds crammed into a small air-con room. The private rooms could use a make-over and share the same bathrooms as the dorms. Cleanliness is better than most, especially the toilets which had that just-mopped sparkle when we visited. The staff are easy-going and you'll quickly feel at home. Rates include WiFi and a light breakfast of toast and instant coffee, but towels are extra. Reception is open 24 hours so it's a good choice if you're arriving in the wee hours.

Our rating:

Last updated on 3rd February, 2016.

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dorm air-con
25 ringgit
25 ringgit
Dbl air-con share bathroom
70 ringgit
70 ringgit
Triple air-con share bathroom
80 ringgit
80 ringgit
Quad air-con share bathroom
90 ringgit
90 ringgit
Room: Dorm air-con, low season: 25 ringgit, high season 25 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con share bathroom, low season: 70 ringgit, high season 70 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Triple air-con share bathroom, low season: 80 ringgit, high season 80 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Quad air-con share bathroom, low season: 90 ringgit, high season 90 ringgit. Notes:

Travellers' Light
19 Lorong Dewan, Australia Place, Kota Kinabalu
T: (88) 238 877

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