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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
RM92
4.4/5 (8 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. Filipino Market and Centre ...
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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RM120
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sedco Square and Centre Point. Filipino Market and Gaya Street Sunday Market are ...
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
4.8/5 (5 reviews)

Just superb. Sparkling clean hostel and well maintained. Staff are great and very helpful whenever I need, you just need to ask for the reception no. Surrounding area is very good and safe. There is 24 hours convenient store and few local restraurants at ground level. Very pleasant stay, thank you ...

Reviewed on 18 Aug,2019
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Filipino Market. Centre Point and Sutera Harbour ...
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 ...
Mari Jari SpaStay - Hostel
Mari Jari SpaStay - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Jalan Kepayan, Aeropod Commercial Square, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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2.5/5 (2 reviews)

I booked a single room. What I got was a plastic massage table behind a curtain in a women's day spa! Bathroom had cockroaches (plural). Hair on toilet seat. Very hard to find: taxi driver tried two locations, finally phoned spa admin. I had been in touch with spa by text, and asked about room location ...

Reviewed on 25 Jan,2019
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 ...
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 Likas Stadium are ...
HOOD - Hostel
HOOD - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 50, Jalan Pantai, 1st Floor ( Back Entrance ), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
RM47
4.4/5 (7 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
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 ...
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 ...
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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RM60
5.0/5 (6 reviews)

Simply the best staff, hot shower, awesome WiFi, central, big beds that are comfortable

Reviewed on 6 Jun,2019
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Local Fruits Market and Centre Point. Filipino Market and Kota Kinabalu Central Market ...
V Hotel
V Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 Lot 48, Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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RM110
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 ...
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
RM99
4.1/5 (13 reviews)

Great sea view and good location

Reviewed on 30 Mar,2019
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is steps away from Local Fruits Market and Filipino Market. Centre Point and Kota Kinabalu Central Market are ...
Toojou - Hostel
Toojou - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 No 12, Jalan Masjid Lama, Bandaran Berjaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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RM137
Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Atkinson Clock Tower, Centre Point and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Filipino Market ...
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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 (1491 reviews)

    Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and SpaRM688

    16 Sep-17 Sep

    Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and SpaRM688
    The Klagan Hotel

    The Klagan Hotel

    Unit 25-28, Ground Floor, Block D, Warisan Square Jalan Tun Fuad Step, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
      3.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.1 out of 5 (802 reviews)

      The Klagan HotelRM195

      29 Aug-30 Aug

      The Klagan HotelRM195

      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.