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Featured Hostels in Kampung Sembulan Baru

Signel Hostel
2 out of 5
No. 20-1, Lot 1, 1st Floor, Block G, Jalan Sinsuran 3, Sinsuran Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Local Fruits Market and Centre Point. Kota Kinabalu Central Market and Anjung Samudera ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)

"Just perfect....my best hostel ever!! Clean and cozy, friendly staff also"…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb 2020

Signel Hostel
B&B21 - Hostel
2 out of 5
Lot 21, Lorong Dewan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM93
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr

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

B&B21 - Hostel
Sarang Hostel Kota Kinabalu
2 out of 5
Jalan Off Coastal Highway, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM72
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr

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 ...

Sarang Hostel Kota Kinabalu
Get Inn Backpackers
2 out of 5
Block 3, 3-F1-11, Jalan, Api-api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Warisan Square, Anjung Samudera and Centre Point. Imago Shopping Mall and Kota Kinabalu ...

5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Excellent example"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2019

Get Inn Backpackers
Dimple.Life - Hostel
2 out of 5
Unit P1/D/22/3, Lot 22, Block D, KK Times Square, 3rd Floor, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM75
per night
18 Apr-19 Apr

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

4.7/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
LOVELY STAY

"Just amazing. Ms. Rose was the kindest ever <3"…"

Reviewed on 20 May 2019

Dimple.Life - 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
RM89
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr

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! (14 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Vibrant Hostel
Zoku Lifestyle
2 out of 5
Lot No 33a, 2nd Floor, Block F, KK Times Square, Off Coastal Highway, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM113
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr

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 ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (9 reviews)

"Unique place but for free breakfast is not satisfactory"…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2019

Zoku Lifestyle
H2 Backpacker - Hostel
2 out of 5
1st Floor, Block F Lot 2, Lorong Segama, Kota Kinabalu
RM54
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of KK Plaza and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Suria Sabah Shopping Mall and Kota Kinabalu ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)

"Strategic place , good hospitality , cheap and reasonable . Extremely friendly staff. Internet was running super good 24-7. I’ll definitely put up here again on my next trip to KK."…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb 2019

H2 Backpacker - Hostel
Escape Backpackers KK
2 out of 5
Unit Lot 8 Block J, 3rd Floor, Jalan Sinsuran, Sinsuran Kompleks, Kota Kinabalu
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM56
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Local Fruits Market and Centre Point. Anjung Samudera and Kota Kinabalu Central Market ...

4/5Very Good! (7 reviews)
Cozy little spot in the middle of the city

"It was kinda tough to figure out where the place was given the small sign and hardly noticeable numbers due to the color choice. But after going up about 4 flights of stairs, comes this cozy little spot in the heart of the city. Air conditioner works fine and the food offered was alright. Just don't ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2018

Escape Backpackers KK
Borneo Venture Hostel
2 out of 5
1-1-11, 1st floor, api api center, jalan center point, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM22
per night
16 Apr-17 Apr

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 ...

Borneo Venture Hostel
Borneo Backpackers
2 out of 5
No. 24 Lorong Dewan, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM56
per night
12 Apr-13 Apr

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! (10 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
Lavender Lodge
2 out of 5
No 6, Jalan Laiman Diki, Kampung Air, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM66
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sedco Square and Centre Point. Kompleks Asia City and Atkinson Clock Tower are also ...

3.6/5Good! (65 reviews)

"Basic and clean. But bed was extremely uncomfortable. Staff very helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2019

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The Pacific Sutera Hotel
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM710
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr
4.2/5Very Good! (1,583 reviews)

"Breakfast need to be improved....................."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020

The Pacific Sutera Hotel
TH Hotel Kota Kinabalu
TH Hotel Kota Kinabalu
3.5 out of 5
Kompleks Tabung Haji Kota Kinabalu, Jln Sembulan, PO Box 12908, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM170
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr
4/5Very Good! (226 reviews)

"Great stay"…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2019

TH Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Sunset Seaview Vacation Condos @ Infinity Avenue
Sunset Seaview Vacation Condos @ Infinity Avenue
3.5 out of 5
Sutera Avenue Residences, Tower 2, Block B, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM123
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr
4.1/5Very Good! (41 reviews)

"Property is pretty new, need to ensure a lock is installed at the balcony as it can be aeccable from the outside of the unit. Ensure CLEANED towels is provided. Had smelly towels delivered to us and there was no housekeeping on one of the day. Provide shower caps."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2019

Sunset Seaview Vacation Condos @ Infinity Avenue
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for somewhere affordable to stay in Kampung Sembulan Baru, a hostel in town might be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all feature the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Low prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Kampung Sembulan Baru for good value, so you can save your money for going out. We've heard good things about the marina and other attractions in this destination, as well as the local tours.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Kampung Sembulan Baru?

Good weather's always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically April and May, while April and September 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
  • Rainfall averages 93 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Kampung Sembulan Baru?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places:

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

Overall, Kampung Sembulan Baru is known for its:

  • Boating
  • Tours
  • Diving
  • Marina
  • Fishing
  • Snorkelling

How to Get to Kampung Sembulan Baru and Around the Area

You'll find the closest airport in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), located 2.5 mi (4.1 km) away from the city centre.

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