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Velvet Lodge and Lounge

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Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2009

Just for your information, for those who may not be aware, Velvet's original owners onsold this business in April 2008. The original website and contact details no longer exist hence the difficulty in booking accommodation online. This may also explain why some customers can't match the original pictures displayed downstairs (at the entrance) to how the lodge and lounge is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2009

We arrived after reading great reviews without reservation and were expecting a sociable and clean place to relax. Our experience was the opposite. At 5pm, they told us there was a room available but that they needed to prepare it. They told us to come back in an hour. Al well and good we thought, until we returned to find... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2009

We decided on the Velvet after doing our research, but we couldn't book it through the internet no matter what. So, we copied down the address & headed straight there upon arriving KK. It was almost midnight when we reach the hostel. Almost immediately we can sense that the place is near brand new. According to other reviewers, it was... More 

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2009

When we tried booking for Velvet, none of the contacts(web/phone/email) listed online could connect us to it. The 5 of us decided to fly over to Sabah and hunt for it ourselves. Luckily, our persistence paid off when we found Velvet standing right where the address stated. Apparently, the original Velvet was taken over by another company. It then underwent... More 

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Tokyo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2008

Great place to stay! It was my first hostel and I am spoiled!! The staff were great! They were very outgoing, funny and worked well at introducing guests to one another. I heard their bar/lounge is very nice, but I didn't get a chance to see it THIS TIME around. On my next visit to KK, I will be sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2008

We stayed for 3 nights and were thoroughly pleased. The staff are helpful, responsive and friendly. The rooms are modern, comfortable and most importantly, clean. Laundramats and eaterys are literally, downstairs, and everything else within walking distance. Joe, the owner, is a super sweet guy, and took care of us really well (as well as his staff). The Velvet Lounge... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2007

When we arrived i was blown away with this place. Everything was spotless. Joe and Crystal made us feel so welcome. The rooms were immaculate, and had the most amazing quilts and sheets. The bathrooms were very clean, and had use of the washing machine.(which was added bonus). The bar downstairs was fantastic with a pool table, good drinks and... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2007

Stayed here in Nov 07 for around 3 weeks and the place is great.The staff are extremely friendly and pretty good at pool so be aware when challenging them for a game!!Rooms are comfortable,loads of space for showering...good facilities and most importantly great location only 5 minutes walk to ATM's,major shopping malls,restaurants,bars,clubs and the waterfront. The lounge area is the... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2007

Stayed here in August 2007. Blown away by Velvet's attention to detail, from decor, services and facilities, customer service, ambience. A true gem in Kota Kinabalu, lodgers should not overlook this place if clean and value for money is a priority. Velvet is very central, everything was within easy walking distance. Particularly useful was the long-distance bus terminal down the... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2007

Very nice place with nice decorations and colour scheme, comfy rooms. Not the typical hostel that is crowded and noisy. Perfect place to unwind and relax. Location quite good, with 24hr shops downstairs, taxi stand, cinemas across the road, bank and shopping centres.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Velvet Lodge offers bed and breakfast accommodation at RM 30.00 nett per person is situated on the 2nd floor above the Velvet Lounge. It consists of 5 rooms with bunk beds for a total of 20 persons and common bathrooms separately for men and women and a pantry for in house guests’ use.The Lodge is also equipped with WIFI or internet accessibility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Velvet Lodge and Lounge

Address: 2nd Floor Lot 56 Ground, 1st, and | Jalan Berjaya 5, Bandaran Berjaya, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $10 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Velvet Lodge And Lounge Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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