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Sandakan Backpackers - Day Trips

Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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Ipoh, Malaysia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place has a great view from the balcony. Now they have upgraded the roof top garden cafe. Some of the visitor that stayed there cooked for us , during our stay there.Great staff and very helpfull. Rooms are clean and nice

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Hiroshima, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked two single rooms in advance but they gave us 1 twin room. I could not understand why that happened. I think there was no guest except us. We stayed one night and enjoyed sea view from the top roof. There are some good restaurants near the hotel. Our room was not bad for asleep.

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Thank GeorgeSsegawa
Pune
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

1. I started journey from INDIA Vishakapatnam by Air Asia flight. Reached Klia2 airport at 4.30 am 2. To reach KL sentral ( Little India) there are Two options ..Klia transit train cost 35 RM and Ac bus 11 RM only ( 1 RM =₹ 15.5) 3. From Kl Sentral there are 10 to 15 budjet hotels within walking distance.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Be careful of this place! We were there just me and another traveler (we were the only guests in the hostel). We booked a trip to Kitabanagan River via the hostel. The owner, Jose, said that its safe to leave our luggage at the and that he will personally look after it (he said that he doesnt have the key... More 

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Brecon, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

People were fine, but there was no water to bathe in the morning, so had to use hose next to the toilet, no internet and awful jazz playing 24/7. Might have just been the particular day I was there they were having this problem but would give it a miss next time.

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Thank SoloM576
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Best hotel in Sandakan and on my Top 3 in whole South East Asia, really helpful staff, lovely rooftop in front of the sea and a great place to meet people but really quite at night! Perfect combination! Also pretty decent wifi! (We could even watch a movie, no buffering!)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Rooms and facility's are very simple but that's what we wanted as the price was super cheap. The showers in our double room didn't have hot water but if you use the shower off the hallway they have hot water. Juwan on the counter was amazing at his job, he went out of his was to help us and make... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A good basic hostel with a really nice roof terrace. The rooms are basic but clean, ours was a double with air con and a private shower. Expect cold showers, but that's pretty normal based on our experience in Borneo. Good for the price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent hostel to chill out. My friend and me came here after a busy time and spend the entire afternoon on the couches watching movies (hangover and romantic comedies for example) and enjoying the good wifi. We stayed here because we wanted to visit sepilok orangoutang centre.

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Leuven
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Very helpful staff, really cheap, good location, clean bathrooms, spacious AC dorms, a rooftop balcony with sea view, good breakfast & a chilled out lobby with a free to use computer and big flat screen with satellite television

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