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Sensi Backpackers Hostel

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Gaya Street, Lot No 103, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good location in the tourist area with buses, waterfront, and mall within easy walking distance. Lots of eating options nearby. Staff are friendly, dorms comfortable, and everything cleaned regularly. Will stay again next time I go to KK.

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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a walk in customer about 10 days ago, decided to move from my previous hostel as I was looking for a more social place and the reviews on here were good. On checking in, I was told the price is 25 ringgit for a dorm bed, they no longer offer breakfast. At this price in KK you'd expect... More 

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Thank Fola O
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Well located. Coming from AirPort with the shuttle, it's 5 min walking from the second stop. Sunday morning : Market day It included breakfast, (but I went to the night Market to buy pineapple/watermelon/mango and put it in the fridge overnight) I forgot my shoes there When travelling to Sandakan and after 4 days, they where still there :)... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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79 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thankful that we found this lovely little hostel right in the central town area. No booking was made we just walked in and were offered a dorm bed in a mix room of 8. Locker provided, clean beds with linen & towels, AC and windows. The owner is friendly & helpful. I was very happy to have a hot shower;... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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42 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sensu Backpackers Histel has a great location. It's just walking distance to all atractions around, Sunday Market, Night Market, bus stop to Mt Kinabalu and Airport and if course front water. From airport you can take a bus, it costs RM 5 or a Taxi RM 30. Lots of restaurants are around serving delicious food. The place is great, clean,... More 

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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean room,clean dining area,clean bathroom. Friendly staffs that will help you if you need anything. Location is at Jalan gaya, strategic location for food, airport transport, and shopping. Once you reach kota kinabalu airport, you can reach Jalan Gaya via airport shuttle (RM5 per way).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed 4 days in this Hostel.. very clean and the staff is nice. I will stay in this hostel again if I go back to Kota Kinabalu. The room is clean with air con and I love the kitchen. Near to the beach, shopping malls and hills. And in Sunday morning there's a market in the street.

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Sandakan, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

up to expection..after reading reviews about this hostel. i stayed & found this hostel very clean & staff and lady owner very friendly. location also strategic near wisma merdeka & suria sabah. foods pleanty of foods here near gaya street. i like to eat at fook yun..just 2 bloks away. also u can go to seafront or jesselson port for... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

This lodging is small but comfy. Location is good and very near to other tourist spots and shopping mall. I was walking to jesselton pier like 15 mins walking distance and Suria mall 5-10 mins. Toilet n rooms are clean. Basically it is worth the price. Service is good and receptionists are very helpful.

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baguio city
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Simply my favorite hostel in KK. The location is very convenient, staff is so accommodating. Rooms are well kept. Everything is so near here. Restaurants, malls and clubs are nearby. Perfect place for backpackers.

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