Stayed a night prior my climbing trip to Kinabalu. I was booking through email and had a contact with Jo. I am with my 4 yo daughter and 11 friends. So we booked 2 dormitory rooms for 1 night. Booking was easy and the great thing was the airport pickup. We did rent 2 car for airport pick up and they came up with 3 cars : Jo, Jo's husband, Jo's mother in law, Jo's sister in law, and Nima - Jo's daughter were all together pick up us at the airport at 11:00 PM. Very nice of them, really appreciate that.
The rooms were ok, clean and comfort, more than enough for us. Sharing bathroom and toilet were good, we had hot water as well. Breakfast just enough : bread and boiled egg with tea and coffee.
Location is great, walking distance to shop, restaurant and attraction.
Great place for sure, definitely will be back.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Started by 2 pairs of couple... Victor Suan and Josephen.. and Petronella Suan and Nenad Zrnic... together this Lodge happen and the birth of this Lodge was then named .. Bunibon .. a combination of Nick Names of Vic and Jo's children.. Bubu Nia and Bonbon.. this idea was from Nenad. Bunibon Lodge is located right in the heart of Kota Kinabalu City (on the Island of Borneo, Sabah, Malaysia). It is surrounded by other backpackers lodge, automatically puts it in the backpackers lodging "HOTSPOT" A stone throw away is the famous Atkinson Clock Tower. Built in 1903, this all-wood, no-nails structure was built in memory of Francis George Atkinson, the First District Officer of Jesselton during the British North Borneo Chartered Company Administration, who had succumbed to a tropical disease at the young age of 28. While staying in Kota Kinabalu City, a short hike to Signal Hill is not to be missed. It gives you the best view of Kota Kinabalu City. Photos of sunsets and Bright lights in the night often comes out splendid. If you are somebody who is in touch with nature, Jesselton Point which is 10 minutes walk away offers you boat services to go our nearby islands, mainly Gaya, Sapi, Manukan and Mamutik. It would only take about 10 minutes to reach any of these islands.Bunibon lodge not only accommodate you with affordable price but we also provide you with transportation and guidance to assist you during your stay in Kota Kinabalu City. Feel free to liase with our receptionist for car rental or tours.All rooms are fully air-conditioned, we basically have dorm and private room. Come and stay with us!! Luxury in a small scale... :) ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Bunibon Lodge Kota Kinabalu, Sabah