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Photo of Kinabalu Backpackers LodgeKinabalu Backpackers Lodge

Cheap and cheerful

4 Lorong Dewan, Australia Place, Kota Kinabalu T: (88) 253 385

Kinabalu Backpackers Lodge

It's nothing fancy, but you'll be charmed by Kinabalu Backpackers Lodge.

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It's a cosy hostel with just two dorms and two private rooms – all of which are a bargain. The dorms are air-con overnight and furnished with six or eight sturdy wooden bunks. The eight-bed dorm would be quite crowded if full, but that's rarely the case. Private rooms are furnished with a double bed and all guests share bathrooms with a reliable hot shower. The vibe is very homey with a TV lounge, guest kitchen and small balcony where you can watch the city and enjoy a free cup of coffee. Rates include internet and a light breakfast. Kinabalu Backpackers Lodge is run by lovely ladies who keep the hostel squeaky clean – solo female travellers will feel very safe here.

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Last updated on 26th February, 2013.

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dorm air-con
20 ringgit
20 ringgit
8 bed dorm, 25 ringgit for 6 bed dorm
Dbl air-con share bathroom
50 ringgit
50 ringgit
60 ringgit for a bigger room
Room: Dorm air-con, low season: 20 ringgit, high season 20 ringgit. Notes: 8 bed dorm, 25 ringgit for 6 bed dorm
Room: Dbl air-con share bathroom, low season: 50 ringgit, high season 50 ringgit. Notes: 60 ringgit for a bigger room

Kinabalu Backpackers Lodge
4 Lorong Dewan, Australia Place, Kota Kinabalu
T: (88) 253 385

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