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Featured Hostels in Kampung Sembulan

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 ...

Borneo Venture Hostel
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

TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu
Akinabalu Youth Hostel
1 out of 5
1st to 4th Floor, Lot 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is RM57 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 RM77 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

HOOD - Hostel
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

Dock In - Hostel
Signel Hostel
2 out of 5
No. 20-1, Lot 1, 1st Floor, Block G, Jalan Sinsuran 3, Sinsuran Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM58 per night

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! (17 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
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

B&B21 - Hostel
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
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

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AR Residence
AR Residence
3 out of 5
Lot 35, Jalan Sembulan Lama, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is RM81 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (25 reviews)

"good environment, good facility, clean area, best service ever also friendly staff . The room was so absolutely amazing and too comfortable for us . very recommended !!!!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2019

AR Residence
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
The price is RM151 per night
4/5Very Good! (228 reviews)

"Great stay"…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2019

TH Hotel Kota Kinabalu
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 (416 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
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 an affordable place to stay in Kampung Sembulan, there are 87 accommodation options here to choose from, including hostels. No two hostels look the same, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Low prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Kampung Sembulan for good value, so you can save more for exploring. You'll find local tours, sporting events and more activities to enjoy in this destination.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Kampung Sembulan?

Good weather's always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the local climate:

  • 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?

Depending on what interests you, you might appreciate these places:

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

Generally, Kampung Sembulan is known for its:

  • Boating
  • Tours
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Snorkelling
  • Cultural attractions
  • Sports

How to Get to Kampung Sembulan and Around the Area

You'll find the closest airport in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), located 3 mi (4.8 km) away from the city centre.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Kampung Sembulan?
If you’re having trouble finding hostels in Kampung Sembulan, there are 482 accommodation options in a 10-mile radius, and we’ll help you choose one that meets your needs. For those who want to spend less on overnight stays and budget more for sightseeing, you can get great deals on Expedia. You’ll find local tours, sporting events and more activities to enjoy in this destination.
What are the best hostels in Kampung Sembulan?
Our guests like these places to stay in the surrounding area, and they may have reasonable room rates: AR Residence - 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from the heart of Kampung Sembulan. 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. Raia Hotel Kota Kinabalu - 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from the heart of Kampung Sembulan. Located steps from Centre Point. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a lift and air conditioning at this hotel.
What's the weather like in Kampung Sembulan?
The weather can be important when you want to venture out and explore, 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 Sembulan is 2688 mm.
What is there to see and do in Kampung Sembulan?
In general, Kampung Sembulan is known for its boating opportunities, local tours and scuba-diving. Major attractions include Imago Shopping Mall, 1Borneo Hypermall and Sutera Harbour. 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 Sembulan?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), located 3 mi (4.8 km) away from the city centre.