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Featured Hostels in Kampung Gaya

Borneo Venture Hostel
2 out of 5
1-1-11, 1st floor, api api center, jalan center point, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM22 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is steps away from Kompleks Asia City and Centre Point. Imago Shopping Mall and Anjung Samudera are also within ...

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TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu
2 out of 5
No 12, Jalan Masjid Lama, Bandaran Berjaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM153 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Atkinson Clock Tower and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Signal Hill Observatory Platform ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Hotel stay which is value for money

"Pro : walking distance to Gaya Sunday street, at the last shop of the alley (quiet), boutique hotel design with built in Bluetooth speaker Con : can hear noise if ppl walk /chit chat at night"…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2019

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Akinabalu Youth Hostel
1 out of 5
1st to 4th Floor, Lot 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is RM58 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is steps away from Atkinson Clock Tower and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Suria Sabah Shopping Mall and Centre Point ...

4.3/5Excellent! (25 reviews)
Nice, and Cheap place to stay

"Nice and clean place to stay. It is easy to find and locate at lots of eatery place."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

Akinabalu Youth Hostel
Vibrant Hostel
2 out of 5
Level 1 - 5, Unit 29, Building No E, KK Times Square, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM89 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Anjung Samudera. Centre Point and Sutera Harbour ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)

"Comfortable and in a convenient location. Nice vibe."…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Vibrant Hostel
HOOD - Hostel
2 out of 5
50, Jalan Pantai, 1st Floor ( Back Entrance ), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is RM36 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Gaya Street Sunday Market, Suria Sabah Shopping Mall and Centre Point. Kota Kinabalu ...

4/5Very Good! (8 reviews)

"It's acceptable for its price point, with good airconditioning and (somewhat) clean toilets. Wifi is slightly weak. And the room door lock is too flimsy so security is definitely a concern"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jun 2019

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Dock In - Hostel
2 out of 5
House 35, Jalan Setesen Jalan Mat Salleh, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM95 per night

Located in Tanjung Aru, this hostel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Tanjung Aru Perdana Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Centre ...

4.4/5Excellent! (15 reviews)

"Very good hostel with excellent and thoughtful amenities."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2018

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B&B21 - Hostel
2 out of 5
Lot 21, Lorong Dewan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is RM93 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is steps away from Atkinson Clock Tower and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Suria Sabah Shopping Mall and Jesselton ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"Great location, gaya street just across the road and Sinsuran Market aka Philipin Market around 10mins walk. within half an hour you can walk all around kota kinabalu ! The place, the receptionist, the environment everything is great ! facilities and amenities are in good condition. 100% recommended ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019

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Borneo Backpackers
2 out of 5
No. 24 Lorong Dewan, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM56 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Gaya Street Sunday Market, Suria Sabah Shopping Mall and Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal. ...

3.8/5Good! (11 reviews)

"I love it. This is a really nice backpackers’ hostel and very clean indeed. The price is also very affordable"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2019

Borneo Backpackers
Victoria Hotel & Hostel
2 out of 5
No. 17, Jalan Sentosa, Kampung Air, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sedco Square and Centre Point. Atkinson Clock Tower and KK Plaza are also within ...

3.3/5 (48 reviews)

"Okay but not so nice"…"

Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

Victoria Hotel & Hostel
Lot 52 - Hostel
1.5 out of 5
Lot 52, 1st Floor, Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is RM128 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is steps away from Wisma Merdeka, Gaya Street Sunday Market and Suria Sabah Shopping Mall. Kota Kinabalu Central ...

Lot 52 - Hostel
Cozy Hostel
2 out of 5
F-33A-5, Block F, Lot 33A, 5th floor, KK Times Square, Off coastal highway, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Anjung Samudera. Centre Point and Sutera Harbour ...

Cozy Hostel
EB2 Hostel
2 out of 5
3rd floor, unit lot 8 block J, Jalan Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is steps away from Local Fruits Market and Centre Point. Anjung Samudera and Kota Kinabalu Central Market are ...

4/5Very Good! (1 review)
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"가격대에 비해 숙소가 깨끗하고 좋았어요"…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb 2020

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Gayana Marine Resort
Gayana Marine Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island, Sabah
The price is RM906 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (394 reviews)

"Diving was moderate. Overall rather expensive compared to Malaysian standards. Super service! Staff was extremely attentive. Monkeys were enjoying!"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Gayana Marine Resort
Gaya Island Resort
Gaya Island Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
The price is RM860 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (422 reviews)
Beautiful Gaya Island Retreat

"My family and I stayed at GIR for 2 nights and had a great time. The rooms were enormous (complete with separate areas for walk in robes, bathtub, shower, toilet). Room amenities were excellent, with bug spray and ointment for insect bites. Our rooms had fantastic views across the sea to Mt Kinabalu, ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2020

Gaya Island Resort
Promenade Service Apartments
Promenade Service Apartments
2 out of 5
3-G-17, Lorong Api-Api 2, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is RM90 per night
3.1/5 (417 reviews)

"Nice room, so clean, they provide all needed facilities for me. Sortly, i'm satisfied with their service..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2020

Promenade Service Apartments
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Hostels and More in Kampong Gaya

If you're having issues finding a hostel in Kampong Gaya, there are 349 lodging choices within 10 miles, and we'll help you choose one that suits you. With the budget-friendly options here, you can cut down your spending on overnight costs and focus on exploring during your trip. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its island views and beaches.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Kampong Gaya?

The weather can be important when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically May and April, while July and October are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 31° C and night-time temperatures average 24° C
  • April-June: 32° C is the daytime average and 24° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 31° C and night-time averages are around 24° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 31° C during the day and 24° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 93 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Kampong Gaya?

Depending on your interests, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Likas Stadium
  • Sabah State Mosque
  • 1 Borneo Hypermall
Natural Features
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Park
  • KK Esplanade
  • Signal Hill Observatory Platform
Cultural Attractions
  • Museum of Islamic Civilisation
  • Sabah State Museum
  • Monsopiad Cultural Village

Generally, Kampong Gaya is known for its:

  • Snorkelling
  • Beaches
  • Boating

How to Get to Kampong Gaya and Around the Area

You can find the nearest airport in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city centre.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Kampung Gaya?
If you have trouble finding hostels in Kampung Gaya, there are 486 other accommodation options in a 10-mile radius, and we’ll help you choose the best one for you. With the budget-friendly options here, you’ll be able to spend less on overnight stays and save more for exploring during your trip. You can enjoy activities in this destination like snorkelling and boating.
What are the best hostels in Kampung Gaya?
Our customers like these accommodations in the area, and they may have budget-friendly room rates: Gayana Marine Resort - 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from the heart of Kampung Gaya. Located within a 5-minute walk of Anjung Samudera. You can take advantage of free WiFi, tour/ticket assistance and laundry facilities at this hotel. Gaya Island Resort - 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from the heart of Kampung Gaya. Located steps from Centre Point. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a lift and air conditioning at this hotel.
What's the seasonal weather in Kampung Gaya?
The weather can be important when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s some information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually April and May, with an average temperature of 28°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 27°C. Average annual rainfall for Kampung Gaya is 2688 mm.
What is there to see and do in Kampung Gaya?
In general, Kampung Gaya is known for its snorkelling, beaches and boating opportunities. Major attractions include Imago Shopping Mall, 1Borneo Hypermall and Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal. Get out into nature with places such as Kota Kinabalu Wetlands Centre, Sapi Island and Tunku Abdul Rahman Park. Cultural attractions include Sabah State Museum, Mari Mari Cultural Village and Museum of Islamic Civilisation.
What's the best way to get around Kampung Gaya?
You can fly into the closest airport in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city centre.