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Featured Hostels in Kota Kinabalu

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JK Capsule Hostel
JK Capsule Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Lot No 34, 3rd and 4th Floor, Block F, KK Times Square off Coastal Highway, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellation
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RM97
4.1/5 (11 reviews)

a very good choice for begpackers and anyone plan for short stay..provides goods facilities for doing laundries and entertainment.

Reviewed on 8 Aug,2019
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Sabah State Mosque. Anjung Samudera and Centre ...
Vibrant Hostel
Vibrant Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Level 1 - 5, Unit 29, Building No E, KK Times Square, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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RM84
4.9/5 (9 reviews)

Outstanding hostel. Staff are friendly and helpful. Great location in KK city, convenient to travel around. However, reception is at level 1 and signboard is not big enough to attract attention. Other than that, all perfect.

Reviewed on 8 Oct,2019
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Sabah State Mosque. Anjung Samudera and Centre ...
Masada Bed & Breakfast - Hostel
Masada Bed & Breakfast - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 9 Jalan Masjid Lama, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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RM33
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Atkinson Clock Tower, Centre Point and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Anjung Samudera ...
Signel Hostel
Signel Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 No. 20-1, Lot 1, 1st Floor, Block G, Jalan Sinsuran 3, Sinsuran Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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RM57
4.9/5 (11 reviews)

Amazing hostel. Incredibly welcoming staff, always eager to help. Yayan keeps the place super clean! And Leo, Leelian, Mimi and Gino try very hard to make you feel at home. Beds are comfy with a curtain, shelf, plug socket and light. Lockers, towels and toiletries provided as well as laundry soap, ...

Reviewed on 20 Jun,2019
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 ...
Dock In - Hostel
Dock In - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 House 35, Jalan Setesen Jalan Mat Salleh, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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RM80
4.3/5 (11 reviews)

Very good hostel with excellent and thoughtful amenities.

Reviewed on 30 Oct,2018
Located in Tanjung Aru, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tanjung Aru Perdana Park and Sabah State Mosque. Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour are also ...
B-BANG HOSTEL
B-BANG HOSTEL
2.0 out of 5.0 Block J, 1st to 3rd Floor, Lot 6, Asia City, Jalan Singgah Mata, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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RM128
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

一家四人到沙巴旅遊,我們選擇VIP ROOM,很喜歡這樣的住宿體驗 不僅床型特別,床墊和枕頭也非常舒適,空調很新很穩定很涼爽,讓我們五天四夜的自助旅遊,睡得好,玩得愉快。 飯店位置的四週有很多商場可逛,走路3-5分鐘就有好多知名的餐廳(富源,大茄來.双天.華興etc.) 最後要謝謝親切的櫃檯人員(中文也會通喔),我的孩子手機忘在grab車上,他們義不容辭的幫助我們聯絡,很快速的司機先生就幫忙將手機送回 最後一天在等待送我們到機場的司機先生遲到了,櫃檯人員也熱心的幫忙打電話確認,很貼心對待旅客。 真心推薦到沙巴旅遊,選擇b-bang capsule hotel~

Reviewed on 29 Aug,2019
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sedco Square and Centre Point. Anjung Samudera and Gaya Street Sunday Market are ...
Audrey Capsule Hostel
Audrey Capsule Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Lorong Grand, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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RM41
4.1/5 (8 reviews)

good

Reviewed on 8 Jul,2019
Located in Penampang, this hostel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Bukit Padang and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Sabah State Museum. Sabah State Mosque and Imago Shopping Mall ...
Seaview Capsule Hotel - Hostel
Seaview Capsule Hotel - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Warisan Square C-03-03, C-03-04, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM82
4.1/5 (14 reviews)

The tv doesn't work but its ok because i don't go travel to Sabah just to watch tv 😂

Reviewed on 4 Sep,2019
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is steps away from Local Fruits Market and Anjung Samudera. Centre Point and Kota Kinabalu Central Market are ...
Happy Garden Resort - Hostel
Happy Garden Resort - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Jalan Tun Hussein Onn, Bundu Tuhan, Ranau, Sabah
RM107
3.8/5 (5 reviews)

Sorry to say that the walls were so paper-thin that the guy snoring next door kept me awake for hours. Apart from that it’s good value for money and great access to the park and kundasang

Reviewed on 30 Mar,2019
Situated in Ranau, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mount Kinabalu Park Entrance and Mount Kinabalu National Park. Desa Cattle Dairy Farm and Kundasang War ...
Akinabalu Youth Hostel
Akinabalu Youth Hostel
1.0 out of 5.0 1st to 4th Floor, Lot 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM53
4.2/5 (21 reviews)

Stay was really good , everything was lovely and the staff were friendly . Perfectly located near to everything

Reviewed on 15 Dec,2018
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 ...
TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu
TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu
2.0 out of 5.0 No 12, Jalan Masjid Lama, Bandaran Berjaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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RM166
4.8/5 (4 reviews)

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
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Atkinson Clock Tower and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Anjung Samudera and Kota Kinabalu ...
Zoku Lifestyle
Zoku Lifestyle
2.0 out of 5.0 Lot No 33a, 2nd Floor, Block F, KK Times Square, Off Coastal Highway, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM92
4.8/5 (8 reviews)

Unique place but for free breakfast is not satisfactory

Reviewed on 25 Aug,2019
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 ...
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Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
    5.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.4 out of 5 (1589 reviews)

    Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and SpaRM624

    11 Nov-12 Nov

    Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and SpaRM624
    Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

    Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

    Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
      5.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.1 out of 5 (1096 reviews)

      Hyatt Regency KinabaluRM376

      4 Nov-5 Nov

      Hyatt Regency KinabaluRM376

      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're searching for an affordable place to stay in Kota Kinabalu, one of its 34 hostels could be a great option. These dorm-style accommodation options come in lots of shapes and sizes, but they all have a few qualities in common:

      • Low prices
      • A social environment
      • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)

      By going with a hostel in Kota Kinabalu, you can spend less on accommodation and save more of your budget for sightseeing during your holiday. We've heard good things about the marina and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like boating.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit Kota Kinabalu?


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


      • The hottest months are typically April and May, while June and January 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 Kota Kinabalu?


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

      Top Sights
      • Sabah State Mosque
      • Likas Stadium
      • 1 Borneo Hypermall
      Natural Features
      • KK Esplanade
      • Signal Hill Observatory Platform
      • Kota Kinabalu Wetlands Centre
      Cultural Attractions
      • Museum of Islamic Civilisation
      • Sabah State Museum
      • Monsopiad Cultural Village

      Overall, Kota Kinabalu is known for its:

      • Boating
      • Diving
      • Snorkelling
      • Marina
      • Parks
      • Shopping

      How to Get to Kota Kinabalu and Around the Area


      You can find the closest airport in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city centre. Once you've arrived, you might want to use public transport to get around. If you're hoping to check out more of the area, make your way to Tanjung Aru Station to take a train.