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Masada Backpacker

1st Floor, Lot 9, Jalan Masjid | Mosque Valley, Kota Kinabalu 88800, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a double room for a couple of nights with shared bathrooms. Room was large and clean and bathrooms were clean when we used them. Nice kitchen/communal area with tea and coffee and good breakfast. Staff were polite and friendly and hostel in good place to explore KK.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I keep coming back to this great guesthouse throughout my travels in Sabah. The managers are warm and welcoming each time, and all of the staff are helpful, patient, and very sweet. Breakfast and snacks available all day and a coffee and milo/hotchocolate machine! There are a variety of rooms available for every kind of traveler, with very clean rooms... More

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Cologne, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Helpful staff, good value for money and good vibe among the travelers. The city center is in walking distance, the included breakfast is quite OK with proper coffee, toast and cereal. Would defiantly recommend this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Ok so this hostel is at the higher end of the price scale for hostels in KK and in SE Asia, but its worth it. Its a little out of town, but easy to walk into. He rooms are compact, but have plenty of god storage areas for backpacks, and a plug socket by the bed to charge computers etc.... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I stayed at this hostel for 3 nights. I like its cleanliness and staff hospitality. Good location to the happening place that is the popular night market and water front and the Philippino Market and fresh market. This hostel also has coffee and milo dispenser at your service round the clock.

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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights as a place to rest & to catch a flight to Tawau on day 2, therefore, we just wanted a clean & budget place in a good location. We booked a double room & bathroom was shared. Room was basic & bed was ok. AC & wifi worked well in room. Housekeeping was done... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Very clean room..clean environment. Toilet very clean. The staff very polite and humble. They provide coffee and milo,got light snack..free flow..24 hours. Wifi. The room price affordable.. Really recommended for those backpackers looking for a place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This is a very nice hostel in a good location. I wasn't expecting breakfast to be included so that was a pleasant surprise - as was the availability of hot drinks and biscuits throughout the day/night. The hostel is very clean, the staff are very polite, and it's very comfortable. They ask guests to be quiet after midnight and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

for money way,is really cheap for a backpack! you also could meet lots friends from other country,if you dont afarid share room with other people. they have the only room is one big bed,make sure you book first before you go. very clean and organization,servce coffee and some food for 24 hours for free! friendly and helpful people. i left... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

i love this hostel because you can easy to chat with other backpacker in the common area, and usually they come from different country and it seems very easy to get to know each other sharing travel experience and have fun to dining together for seafood meals. It was so nice to get the quiet area and safe u get... More

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Address: 1st Floor, Lot 9, Jalan Masjid | Mosque Valley, Kota Kinabalu 88800, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
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