We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
1/4/2018 1/5/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Travellers' Light Backpackers Lodge

    Lot 19 Lorong Dewan | Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88300, Malaysia
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    1/4/2018 1/5/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Kota KinabaluSee available hotels in Kota Kinabalu
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a ReviewReviews (44)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 33 reviews

    Reviewed April 27, 2016

    It is a hostel with very poor service and it is not worth paying 23 RM per night for the dorm. The staff is unfriendly and unpolite. We stayed here for 4 days in the dorm for 6 people and it was acceptable as long...More

    1  Thank jojoruber
    Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

    The room was cleaned. The overall service were quite good. The receptionists are friendly. They even gave us a very warm welcome. If you need anything, they will try their best in providing their guest a good service. I was touched when the "taukey" itself...More

    Thank Cristalcie J
    Reviewed December 3, 2015

    The hostel is run by a very nice couple. Angel is super nice and very lovely. She helped us arrange our flights after experiencing problems. The hostel is very basic and if you are a backpacker, low budget, and just looking for the basics (as...More

    Thank Arcticfoxx
    Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

    Hostel is run by a nice couple . Very accommodating and courteous. Bedsheets are clean but rooms can be quite small for 8 pax. But good enough for backpackers. Toasts and jam Breakfast is set uo every morning at the balcony and.sometimes you see monkeys...More

    Thank iamjosemanuel
    Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

    We stayed here twice as we left our bags here whilst we went to Semporna. Both times I got bitten badly by bed bugs in 2 separate rooms. We checked out early the second time as I was covered in bites. Beware of the double...More

    Thank Lucy D
    Avangio Hotel Kota Kinabalu Managed by Accor
    97 reviews
    #18 of 92 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
    0.8 mi
     
    Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
    2,207 reviews
    #2 of 92 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
    3.6 mi
     
    Hotel No 5
    33 reviews
    #22 of 92 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
    1.2 mi
     
    Celyn Hotel City Mall
    73 reviews
    #80 of 92 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
    1.1 mi
     
    About
    Hotel description
    WARM GREETING FROM BORNEO TRAVELLERS LIGHT¦ Travellers' Light is Clean, Cozy, Comfortable and one of the new lodge in city center. We are Safe and Convenience, the Police Station is our neighbor. Also having the exotic rain forest at our backyard garden which you will observe and hear the butterflies and birds in their natural habitat. 'CLEANLINESS IS OUR TOP PRIORITY'
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Nearby HotelsSee all 92 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
    Hotel No 5
    33 reviews
    1.20 miles away
     
    Celyn Hotel City Mall
    73 reviews
    1.12 miles away
     
    Avangio Hotel Kota Kinabalu Managed by Accor
    97 reviews
    .75 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Secret Recipe - Suria Sabah
    41 reviews
    .92 miles away
    L'Atelier French Restaurant
    23 reviews
    .76 miles away
    Alu Alu Kitchen
    31 reviews
    .35 miles away
    Karamell Almondo Homemade Soft Ice Cream
    7 reviews
    .22 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
    850 reviews
    1.57 miles away
    Tabin Wildlife Reserve
    108 reviews
    2.55 miles away
    Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre
    152 reviews
    2.58 miles away
    Sabah Indoor Climbing Centre
    54 reviews
    2.23 miles away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Travellers' Light Backpackers Lodge staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Don´t take the dorm. It is too small (and I am used to Indian conditions)"
    Read review
    "room 204 for 2 sharing or a family of 4. 2 beds + a bunk bed"
    Read review
    "Away from the street (i.e. facing the forest) and far down the hall as possible."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing