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Sea View Sandakan Budget Hotel & Backpackers Lodge

Come for the price, stay for the pancakes

Photo of Sea View Sandakan Budget Hotel & Backpackers Lodge, Lot 125 & 126, Jalan Dua, Harbour Square 14, Sandakan. , Sandakan

What we say: 4 stars

Right across from the Sandakan central market, this friendly hostel welcomes you with a cold drink and fried bananas. The building itself is a bit rundown, but every effort is made to keep the rooms clean and comfortable. The dorms are good value and really do have a sea view. There is only one double room available with an en-suite bathroom, but the shared facilities are equally acceptable. There's a cosy common area with a book exchange and a fully-stocked guest kitchen. Rates include a towel, linen, WiFi and the best pancakes in Sandakan for breakfast. No request is too much for the staff and they can arrange Malay cooking classes, motorbike rental and tours.


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Contact details:

Lot 125 & 126, Jalan Dua, Harbour Square 14, Sandakan.  T: (089) 221 221, (019) 319 1319 
Email them at: seaviewsandakan@yahoo.com
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What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Dorm Fan 24 ringgit 24 ringgit
Dorm air-con 26 ringgit 26 ringgit
Dbl fan private b'room 70 ringgit 70 ringgit
Dbl air-con private b'room 80 ringgit 80 ringgit
Triple air-con share b'room 96 ringgit 96 ringgit

Added to Travelfish on: 16th February, 2013
Last visited or updated on: 16th 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 www.idreamofdurian.com.
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