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Hotel City Star

Lot 3A-4B, Block 22, 4th Avenue | PO Box 624, Sandakan, Malaysia
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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Reading other reviews about this hotel, this is my honest opinion. The issue at both rooms, which we changed at night is the choke of cigarettes smoke in both rooms. We requested via booking on the website a non smoking room which I don't smoke. Our first room, which was a king bed room, besides the smoke, the noise of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is very good and the price also very cheap. Good place. I very recommended this place. Center of town and near to everything. Stay here is worthed! 😍😍😍 Everything in this hotel is clean and tidy. The staff also friendly. All is good for me.

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Edmonton, Alberta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were only spending one night in Sandakan, and weren't looking for any fancy, so we didn't expect too much. We were hoping for a good night's sleep through, and that was hard to come by at this hotel. Walls had no sound baffling, and there the plumbing also transmitted a lot of sound... a toilet would flush three floors... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

Room a bit old..but still comfortable..toilet not clean and bit small.. Cold aircond. Kinda smelly when u enter the room on the 1st time but it gone for a while Tv. ( tv 1,2,3..akasia channel, AXN and 1 chinese channel..tht all.. Wifi so..so..so only Lif it will take u a week from grd floor to 4th floor..super slow Friendly staff...... More 

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Barcelona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

The hotel staff were very friendly. They were eager to help with everything which was great. The rooms were fine, spcious and clean. There are many rats in Sandakan and the road on which the hotel is located is no exception. With many rats seen late in the evening on by the entrance to the hotel. It was a quiet... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

This is a basic hotel but its very cheap and a good base for trips out. We arrived very early but were able to check in to our room straight away. The rooms are plain but clean. Beds are comfortable and the shower s hot. Good value for money

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Was recommended by a local and we enjoyed our 2 days stay. Our family of 4 got a room with 2 full beds with a/c and bath for MR$69/night. We normally pay MR$20 each for dorm beds. It was a treat to hv tv, own bath and a nice clean room in a nice and quieter part of town center... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

2nd time here. Same opinion except this time no bell boy service. My hubby had to carry all baggages without assistance. Upon check out, the receptionist gladly told us the bell boy went out and we have to carry our baggages again. On the way out, we saw towels were thrown on the floor near the lift. From that onward,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

the room rate is similar to hotel london. although the family room bed is not as big, but the bed is clean, the towels smell fresh n plus they have bell boy service n elevator too.. very convenient for those with many baggages n with children. highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2010

Rooms are moderate size, and clean and comfortable. Good airconditioning. Not a luxery hotel but a good budget choice and well placed for visiting Sandakan.

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