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Borneo Gaya Lodge

1st Floor, No 78, Jalan Gaya, P.O.BOX 10131, Sabah,, Kota Kinabalu 88801, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The one thing about this hotel is its location, in the middle of town within walking distance of all shopping malls (and there are far too much in KK), and near several restaurants. But that's it. The place is very, very basic and the private rooms are for 80RM real basic. Bed linnen with spots, really cheap and thin towel.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We book a double private room and in the details they didnt say that it was without window. We ask for one with window (the same price) and they said they didnt have more. Definitely disgusting place. Really hot, the wifi didnt work, the breakfast was only white bread with weird hams and instant black coffe without milk. Me and... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Location: close to Jessleton Point, Suria Sabah Mall, Gaya Sunday Market, many ATMS, cafes, and restaurants. Mattress was comfortable. Room was clean + quiet--w*o window, so easy to sleep-in late (dark). Rooms would be cleaned when requested. Staff friendly, very helpful: public area friendly + open. Hot*Cold water dispenser: able to refill water bottle and also 'cook' ramen if desired.... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Everything is good and the staff are great . Shower are great but toilet is small so small u cant move too much space . Bad squeeky everytime you move . Everything is great hopefully the bed not that squeeky . All are fine . Annoying roommate that turn off the a/c when you feel hot at night ! No... More 

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Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I love all of the things in this hotel. Staff, breakfast toast and room. Staff is wonderful, gorgeous and friendly. Breakfast with choice of jam served like others backpack hostel did. Room with 10 bedroom also good, cold and clean. Will baaacccckkkk againnnn.

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Biel, Switzerland
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed here two nights and got bitten by seceral bedbugs the first night. When we told reception, they simply said: move to another room, in this one we never had complaints. So, they knew they had bedbugs and never told us. In the second room we had them as well!

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Jakarta, Indonesië
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 1 night only, because it was not the place to be... Rats in the kitchen, the shared bathroom was terrible, the room was ok but not that clean, the breakfast was a plain toast made in the kitchen (where the rats were)... So just a place to sleep and go!

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Positive -Room was ok (10 bed dorm) with aircondition (hot during the day because aircon has to be off) -It's right in the centre Negative -Staff is busy playing WOW on the computer, if you want to ask something they are not happy to stop their game for you - the breakfast is dry bread with disgusting jam - you... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Pros: Polite staff, air-conditioned room, hot shower, free breakfast Cons: Moldy ceilings, bathroom/s need serious scrubbing, beds in the female dorm room need to be replaced as they squeak at the tiniest movement. And one male staff wasn't helpful and left us Hanging when we asked for as cab service. (Cab service is Advertised in the services they offer, the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Was on a business trip but decided to rough it out for fun with a six-to-a-room dorm room - this hostel ended up with better amenities and services than the five-star hotel I was supposed to stay in (it ran out of vacacies.) The hostel has a functional kitchen with bread, jams and toasters available 24/7; there are four showers... More 

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