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A & J Budget Hotel

No.8, Tingkat 1,2 &3, Block M | Sinsuran Complex Jalan 19,, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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106 reviews 106 reviews
27 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

air-con took long time to cool the room, lack of maintenance. lizards, cockroaches can be seen every evening. only clean your room upon request, had to go to the counter to ask for towel everyday. there are many hotels in the surrounding area at slightly higher rate but much cleaner & hygienic. never stay in this hotel again.

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Whitby, Ontario
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Stayed at this hotel knowing what to expect as the hotel is cheap. A place to stay for the night for 4 people for less then USD 25. Location is right at where the fruit and night market is . The wet market is 10 mins walk north.To get to gaya street there is a walking overhead bridge next to... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

We stayed in the room 208 which is suppoused to be the best one in their hotel. Hotel is located nect to Le Meridien Hotel which makes you think this is a fine location. Unfortunatelly, the location is covered with rats and cockroaches (especially nights). Entrance to the hotel's reception which ic located on the 1st floor demands a lot... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

it was my 2nd trip to kk in 2011 that i stayed in this hotel. Very convenient. my room was on the 2nd floor and safe. at night there is a night market behind this building. the handikraft bazaar was just across the street including a mosque. As for transportation it is just outside this building. for a bus trip... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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72 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

This place is right on the waterfront on the opposite corner to A&J (non-budget) Hotel. We were given room 208 which is at the front with a double bed and a shower room with hot water. There's CCTV in all the corridors so reception knows what's going on immediately. There's a large sitting area at reception and a fridge, tea... More 

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Cavite City, Philippines
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

I booked rooms directly to the manager, Peter for 5 nights -- fast response, no fuss, no deposits, no problem. I was even able to request the rooms I wanted based on the previous reviews, which was at the 3rd floor seaview room. Great service too.. We DIYed our tours, and Peter gave us great info on how to best... More 

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Sandakan, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We stayed one night at the A and J Budget hotel. The room was tiny, dirty, and the wi fi did not work.  When we went down in the morning to ask about the wi-fi, the manager offered no solution or assistance to solve the problem.  So we went over to the  A&J non-budget hotel and there the wi fi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Staff was very friendly and helpful! Big rooms, and clean. They also have Tv And wifi in The rooms. it is a great location, close to malls, good food, markets. I can definitely recommend this place! The toilets and showers were also clean and in good condition.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012 via mobile

Stayed in a standard double room without window for 1 night. Friendly staffs. I arrived early before the check in time but they still let me check in earlier. The room has attached bathroom with hot water supply, strong air con (the weather is hot in kk), satellite TV and WiFi. The location is good and near to most of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

After seeing the recommendations in the Lonely Planet,i decided to look elsewhere. Im glad i stumbled across this budget hotel. Firstly the price for getting air con, own bathroom and TV with fox movies & ESPN for 55MYR is outstanding in KK as you're usually looking at 60-70 for a shared bathroom. Peter the owner is a fountain of knowledge... More 

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Address: No.8, Tingkat 1,2 &3, Block M | Sinsuran Complex Jalan 19,, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
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Number of rooms: 19
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