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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jessleton Cabins best feature is its friendly, helpful staff who helped me plan days out & further travels and its location. Within a 5 min walk you've got banks, restaurants of various cuisine & budget, hotels, convenience stores & even some attractions. Rooms could do with a few more power outlets as we had to time when our phone got... More 

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kotakinabalu
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

basic hostel with good location to nearby restaurant, mall, convenient store, shops. cheap for short stay only. bathroom 2 each floor so have to wait for turn. cleanliness average especially if high occupancy. occasional noisy occupants and daytime busy as located beside main road. common area warm and room airconditioned with fan. bed and sheets need to be changed and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The staff were so friendly I decided to extend my stay by a week, they tried their best to help with everything and know exactly how hospitality should be. Nice kitchen area and excellent facilities for the price. The only problem was smoking beside the big window, the smoke would come inside and everyone knows by now that cigarettes are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Had a terrible experience at North Borneo Cabin. To begin with when I arrived there was no one at reception so I just waited with my bags outside the front gate (you have to be buzzed in). When a guest finally buzzed me in I waited around on the sofas for ages until someone else buzzed on the door and... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Excellent location, the rooms are cleaned daily and you get to enjoy free toasts, coffee and tea every morning! YAN is so helpful and never fail to smile whenever he see you around! The Gaya Street Market happens every Sunday! If you are looking for budget but nice hostel, this is the best place. They have private rooms too!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

It a clean place with very basic and working amenities. If you are diving in KK, it is conveniently located a couple of blocks from the dive shops and an acceptable walking distance from the jetti. Surprisingly the road is a bit noisy on weekdays, but nothing to complain about. Maybe the owner should put a sign for the tenant... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

This hostel has a good location in KK not being to far away from anything. It is around a 10 minutes walk to the pier, to catch the airport bus and to go to the night market. The staff was helpful which I really appreciated since I wasn't really sure what I wanted to do here in Borneo but with... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

If you like to meet other travellers, this is the place for you. Double room with air con are cheap, as the dorms. Place is cleaned every day. You can book tours and ask all you want to know. Staff super relax, and extremely helpful. They helped us for renting a car, booking some tours, finding a dentist. Just great... More 

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1 Thank Came0024
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I stayed their with my girlfriend for 3/4 days, then went couple of days in the tip of borneo and came back their for a night. This hostel is situated in the center of KK, it it very nice and clean and personal is on top. Anything you need, they are here to help you and got perfect english.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Basic hostel. Cheap. Dark room which backed out onto terrace where toilets and showers were so it was not quiet. Shared toilet and showers in reasonable condition, pretty clean. Obviously no towels provided but wouldn't expect it for the price we paid. Breakfast was bread and jam but again for what was paid I can't complain. Ordered a taxi to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Jesselton Cabin

Address: 1st and 2nd Floor, No.74, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia (Formerly North Borneo Cabin)
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $11 - $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jesselton Cabin 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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