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    Borneo Sandakan Backpackers

    Block HS-5, Lot 54 & 55, 1st & 2nd floor, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed April 27, 2015

    Dorm beds very comfortable. Aircon. The stuff was amazing. Very helpful. They let me sit all day on their computer to fix my hard drive that was acting up. They also printed me insurance forms from my email free of charge. They make good breakfast...More

    Thank Haggai B
    Response from Jonathan K, Manager at Borneo Sandakan BackpackersResponded June 10, 2015

    Hello Haggai B Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts! We hope you enjoyed your stay at Borneo Sandakan Backpackers! Hope to see you again in the not so distant future. Cheers Jonathan

    Reviewed March 18, 2015

    It's quite hard to find the proper words to describe this very amazing place, so let's just stick to the usual facts. :) The staff was so awesome and friendly that they made our stay like we were at home with our own friends. We...More

    1  Thank TomDiv
    Response from Jonathan K, Manager at Borneo Sandakan BackpackersResponded June 10, 2015

    Hey TomDiv, We have re-read your comments 5 times, and still smiling away. THANK YOU SO MUCH for putting so much thought in this review, and for all those kinds words, and even for recommending us! Do come back to Borneo! A visit to Sepilok...More

    Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

    If you are in Sandakan, stay at this hostel. Staff is super friendly and will give you good honest advice on what to do in Borneo and will help you plan whatever you want to do as well. This hostel can book a bunch of...More

    Thank Sean M
    Response from Jonathan K, Manager at Borneo Sandakan BackpackersResponded June 10, 2015

    Hello Sean M Thank you so much for recommending us! We hope you enjoyed your stay at Borneo Sandakan Backpackers! Do come back for a visit – breakkie on us! (And we’ll make them too! No need for awkwardness!) Cheers Jonathan

    Reviewed March 16, 2015

    Everything is clean, staff is fantastic, breakfast is very decent and they have updated information about transports and attractions. Wifi works fine for malaysian standarts and its close to the sea - not swimmable, but nice to walk.

    Thank gustborges
    Response from Jonathan K, Manager at Borneo Sandakan BackpackersResponded June 10, 2015

    Ola Gustborges! Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts! – we truly appreciate it. Hope to see you again in the near future! Cheers Jonathan

    Reviewed March 8, 2015

    The hostel is a 5 second walk to the sea front, and you can get to nearby streets, shops and bars easily. It's location is brilliant for the jetty too to get to Turtle Island or ferries. I had a solo private room as it...More

    Thank lottie007
    Response from Jonathan K, Manager at Borneo Sandakan BackpackersResponded June 10, 2015

    Howdy, Lottie007! We hope you enjoyed your stay at Borneo Sandakan Backpackers Do think of us again, especially when it gets a little too chilly in London. From the sunny side of the world, Jonathan

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • $13 - $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 10
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    Room Tips
    "Better in-room WIFI is available on the first floor"
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    "The doRm was great. 6 beds only but I was alone for 2 nights which felt like a private room. Airconditioned..."
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