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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rent a room with one queen bed. The cleanliness is just so so. No soap or whatever. Just as its name says, budget hotel. It means, BUDGET HOTEL. The only goodpoint is, it is situated really really near the Fillipino night market. If youre travelling with families, choose other hotel as it is not very convenient for family vacation. Asked... More 

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Tagbilaran City, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Door locked at midnight, but you dial a six figure code on the intercom to reach the duty clerk. I arrived 2 a.m. and had advised the hotel - took eight dialings to wake the clerk. Stayed 2 nights. room not cleaned. No clean towel for 2nd night. Paint on walls on doors and walls chipped and dirty. The correct... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

You can't really complain about a hotel/hostel when it's £9 a night. If you do then God help the very soul that resides in your body. Alas, you can't not mention the fact that this place REEKS of rotting fish. Don't believe me? Book a room. Also, needed to ask at reception what the wifi password was, to find the... More 

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Kalinga Province, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Smelly.... The bed sheets are dirty.... The whole hotel is in chaos... Even if it's cheap, I won't recommend. Even if it's close to the Philippine and Handicraft Markets, I won't advice you to come. Even if you are in a tight budget, I will say no.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Pros: - good location (near food stalls, night market, malls) - cheap - hot shower (once you figure it out) - working aircon (but dirty) Cons: - lack of support from hotel management - smelly and unclean (hotel entrance, room, linens) - broken cabinet, leaking sink, bathroom door had no knob If you only need a place to sleep in... More 

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Jaipur, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This hostel is not only unclean and its staff unfriendly, it is not safe! I was unknowingly followed to my room by a man who walked straight past the check-in desk. As soon as I unlocked my door he tried to charge in past me. I threw him out and slammed the door but he remained standing out there calling... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Found this hotel on the Internet and we, 4 persons, stayed for 2 nights here. So here's my pros and cons. Pros : Towel provided, Close to Handicraft Market, Philippines Market by walking distance, Cheap (obviously), Air conditioning, Water heater for morning traveller, Free WiFi! Cons : Dirty room, Smelly bed (tough time to sleep), Small room, Cabinet need to... More 

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4 Thank mohdq69
Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place is very much in the budget bracket. We are not too fazed by this and our family room was what we expected for 80 ringgit a night. The air con worked and a TV in the room. All good so far. However, on our 3rd and final night here the bedbugs hit us with a vengeance. The kids... More 

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4 Thank redburrowhill
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

For this price is perfect. Cheap like cheap. LOCATION , LOCATION , LOCATION IS GREAT!!! The stuffs and manager - PETER is very helpful all the time. He will take care of everything what you need it!!! I will come back there again! Arkadiusz.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

We had a terrible experience. The room was not clean up. The rubbish are everywhere. No towels provided till we asked for it. Water heater not functioning. It could be too hot and it's looking very old type. I would not recommend this hotel to a family vacation.

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  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about A & J Budget Hotel

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
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access
Price Range: $13 - $16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — A & J Budget Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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