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Borneo Global Backpackers

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Tirana, Albania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am a long term traveller on a budget and BGB is one of the best places in the region. You can not dream of a better price and it comes with breakfast, good location, extremely friendly and helpful staff, reliable wifi and big common areas . They offer different kinds of dormitories and private rooms . The hostel is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For a BUDGET TRIP to Climb up KK, here is what you're looking for. Good service and friendly staff especially 'Eddy' the driver for our van. Definitely had a great time with my friends at KK, well done BGB :)

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Thank Benjamin Low K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb service for the budgeted trip. Everyone is friendly and helpful. Would definitely come back and highly recommend to others. Receptionist and driver are helpful when you enquire for info. For the budget that we are paying, I'm satisfied with the stay.

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Thank you to our dear value guest :) More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Months before our trip, BGB staff were very efficient in all our email/ whatsapp corresponding. There were 17 of us who signed up for the Mt.KK package & they planned all our scheduled accordingly, making sure we have a great time in KK without worrying our transport/ lodging/ etc, which we did! Friendly staff & very accommodating.

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mmwwh, Owner at Borneo Global Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you from your group and kudos the achievement Mt Kinabalu More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I had a memorable priceless experience! Everything went as planned, we were well taken care of. The guides were friendly too. A highly recommended tour to the adventurous travelers! This is definitely a lifetime experience!

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Thank you :) More 

Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I had a really nice stay here, the rooms were clean, tidy and comfortable, breakfast is served daily which is toast and tea or coffee. Staff are really friendly and helpful. Also great location because it is near to the bus stop and easier to get a bus to the city center.

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Basic rooms, Very clean. Absolutely lovely and friendly staff. Very accommodating. Great location. Aircon. Free breakfast. Free wifi. Great value for money! High recommend to anyone travelling in the region!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Very Friendly and Helpful! My wife and I joined the tour, they are always on time and keep in touch with me by email. Because we climbed Mt Kinabalu for 2 days , we actually don't have much time to spend with the staff. But among the road, I feel the driver Mazlan and guide Lyssa are very welcome to... More 

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Thank 明論 周
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I had a good sleep there. It was cheap but please change all your ageing bunk bed. Are you waiting for incident to happen to your customer? I doubt it will last any longer. To all travelers, always low your expectation when it comes to any cheap rate.

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Best place in Kota Kinabalu! Cheapest, with incredibly useful and friendly staff, I just kept coming back to this hostel again and again during my two months trip on Borneo. If you like backpacking and/or meeting nice people and/or are travelling on a budget, this is a no brainer: Borneo Global Backpackers! You even have 3-4 nice and small very... More 

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Welcome to Borneo Global Backpackers! We have 4 Bed Bunker and Twin Bed Fan Rooms / Twin-Bed & Double Rooms air-condition. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Borneo Global Backpackers

Address: No. 29 Ground + 1st Floor, Karamunsing Godown | Jalan Karamunsing, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $10 - $14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Borneo Global Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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Borneo Global Backpackers Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Borneo Global Backpackers Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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