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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Clean hotel, cheap, good wifi and ok beds. It is in a decent area of KK and a close walk from the waterfront. Nothing special and wifi costs RM5. Good enough for a 1 night stay in Kota Kinabalu. Would probably recommend.

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Andover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Step Inn is the best hostel I have ever stayed in, Sam and Arty are the most welcoming kindest people I have ever met. I stayed in total 9 nights there over three months and every night was amazing, the staff went out of there way to look after me, one morning I went white water rafting and they made... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a week and really enjoyed it. The place was peaceful and the family that run the place are really friendly and helpful. It's also just a stone's throw from the night market with its amazing food and hawker stalls and is easy to get to anywhere in KK from. Air con rooms were 90Rm at time of... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Stayed here after a 5 day trek in Maliau Basin. It has warm showers, air con and a nice breakfast- highly recommend. The only down side was a few "gap year" students making a lot of noise, but that might have just been specific to my stay

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here when we first arrived in Borneo We had a Double w/aircon 90RM But the dorm is an affordable 29RMish and a fan twin 70RM It was comfortable, covenant and relaxing. Obviously it is no 5star hotel but a perfectly adequate hostel with small kitchen to make coffee/tea also access to microwave and toaster. Wifi... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

PRO's: 1. Reception and staff (Open almost 24/7, staff were all courteous, friendly, and helpful.) 2. Location (I marked the location as a pro since it is near the night market and seafood restaurants, but for those who don't like the noise, the crowd, and the nightlife -stay away from this hostel then.) 3. Price (Affordable and good value for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My first hostel stay. As there are 4 people in my group, we booked the whole air-condition room for ourselves. Air-conditioning is good, toilet facilities is good too. Water pressure is a bit weak though. Soundproofing is a bit inadequate too. Be mindful not to disturb your neighbours! Location is good. I arrived on a Saturday evening and the place... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

we stayed here twice during our trip to Borneo. The rooms are clean, there are 4 showers per floor and all rooms have a fan and aircon. Aircon is an extra 10MR. This is great value for money and breakfast is included if you desire. Great central position

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

we recently spent three nights at Step Inn Lodge and had a great stay. the rates are every reasonable and we stayed a 3rd night as you get 30% off (this offer also applies to other hostels in the area meaning you can move around if you want to). We stayed in a private room with shared bathroom which was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The second night I got bitten badly down my left hand side - leg and ARM with a plug in, didn't understand. Then a couple of mates checked in, checked the beds and they were covered in bed bugs. They didn't stay, nor did I.

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Address: Sinsuran Complex Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens | 1st - 3rd Floors, Lot 1 Block L, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $11 - $13 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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