Photo: Clean, modern and cheap Penginapan VS.

Photo of Penginapan VS Penginapan VS

Clean and modern flashpacker

1194 Jalan Stephen Tan, Tawau T: (089) 774 000 (014) 671 1610

Penginapan VS

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The welcoming modern purple and white lobby and smiling staff at Penginapan VS, or VS Guesthouse, attest that it’s a step up from most of the dingy flashpacker choices around the market area, and it doesn’t charge by the hour.

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Clean, basic air-con rooms are bright or boxy depending on whether there’s a window or not (go for the window). Lime green feature walls freshen and jolly-up the otherwise stark white interiors. Beds are nice and firm and linen is clean and white, but towels looked a tad grey and threadbare. Walls are like the towels—a bit thin, so bring earplugs and request a room furthest from the lobby. The small flatscreen TV only has local channels although there’s free WiFI to keep you entertained. Ensuite hot-water bathrooms are “wet style” however a rack will keep things out of the way and dry.

Traveller information pinned to a noticeboard in the lobby will help you if the staff’s English fails. Penginapan VS fits the bill if all you want is clean, modern and cheap. If they’re full (or only have rooms with no window available) try T-Hotel or for a notch up, De Choice Hotel is good value.

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Walk-in rates at Penginapan VS

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Standard double room
58 ringgit
58 ringgit
No window. Window: 68 ringgit.
Deluxe double room
68 ringgit
68 ringgit
No window.
Superior double room
78 ringgit
78 ringgit
Room: Standard double room, low season: 58 ringgit, high season 58 ringgit. Notes: No window. Window: 68 ringgit.
Room: Deluxe double room, low season: 68 ringgit, high season 68 ringgit. Notes: No window.
Room: Superior double room, low season: 78 ringgit, high season 78 ringgit. Notes:

Where is Penginapan VS

Penginapan VS
1194 Jalan Stephen Tan, Tawau
T: (089) 774 000 (014) 671 1610
Coordinates (for GPS): 117º53'12.6" E, 4º14'40.98" N
Room rates: 60 to 120 ringgit

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