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Lot 130, 1st Floor, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We wouldn't have chosen Red Palm Hostel if Akinabalu Youth Hostel were available on the other side of the street by the time of our booking. We booked a room with window on agoda, but we were given one without, and the excuse was"the same standard rooms with windows were sold out, sorry". The tricky point is, when the hostel... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

the worst cheated experience I had in this guest house!! I have no comment with environment the hostel, free breakfast, free wifi, free soap n shampoo. the thing I feel unhappy is first day when I check-in the hostel then the staff said price including free internet computer, could use anytime before 12am. Of course after I check-in and check... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

Close to jetty and in heart of kk this place is clean and good value. Breakfast is toast and there are drinks available. Rooms are basic but have good ac. Toilets are clean and showers are nice and clean. Staff were around 24 7 and kind and helpful.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

well where do i start....booked 2 nights to stay here paid for the first night first because needed to go to the atm to get some more money out then when we paid for the next night she said we hadnt paid the first as we didnt have a reciept but we went straight to bed as soon as i... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2011

I stayed at this hostel back in Christmas and New year in Dec 2008 to Jan 2009. I had a wonderful time and a great experience staying here first time round, that I decided to come back again this time in May 2011. In spite of some of the bad things I previously heard on both hostelworld and tripadvisor about... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2010

Bit weird, this place. Like living at home with a live-in maid!. Very clean and convenient, free internet and very convenient. Not much socializing with other travelers though..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2010

It's located in the city center. There are many restaurants and shops in the area, near the entrance there are some bars where you can drink beer. We had triple room without bathroom. I think that shared bathroom was only one disadvantage but it was clean. Room was clean and quite ok for this price. Staff was friendly and helpfull.

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Address: Lot 130, 1st Floor, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
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