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    Sandakan Backpackers Hostel

    Lot 108, 1st Floor, Block Sh-11, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good24%
    • Average6%
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    • Terrible4%
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    “sea view” (12 reviews)
    “snake fruit” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 107 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We really like our stay here and the staff is so informed and helpful. We stayed over the weekend so are you staying at a sea view room you might here load music. Being earplugs in case ;)) clean room.

    Thank Nana M
    Response from Sandakan B, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 3 days ago

    Hello Nana, thank you for your review with such amazing score. We are happy to have you and Victor around too. Hope you enjoy the rest of your trip in Borneo. Travel safe. :)

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights. Breakfast is standard (toast, marmalade, coffee/tea). The roof terrace was nothing special but nice to have a drink in the evening. Nice staff! If you want to have a cheap diner, go to Buhari, opposite the shopping mall. Good...More

    Thank ReisDNA
    Response from Sandakan B, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 3 days ago

    Hello, thank you for your review with such good score. Glad to know that you have enjoyed staying with us in overall. Some of the things that you have mentioned are good reminders for us. Thanks once again. Hopefully you get to stay with us...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed here with our 2 sons aged 11 and 13 and found the accommodation clean and very comfortable. John and Audrey and all the staff were incredibly friendly and couldn't have been more helpful. organising transport, keeping our bags - the place just has...More

    Thank Louise W
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Louise, Thank you for your review with such great score. We enjoyed having you and your family around too. Please come back some other time. ;) At the mean time, travel safe. Regards.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I stayed here for 5 days, we paid around £10 per day. The rooms are clean and tidy, the staff are very friendly, interested and engaging and the general atmosphere is very positive. Considering the wonderful things that can be done around...More

    Thank Simondo87
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Simon, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you have enjoyed staying with us in overall. We enjoyed having you around too. Once again, thanks. :)

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stayed 1 night just before heading into the jungle on a tour. Great little place right by the waterfront with places to eat all along it. We had a private room which had everything we needed. Shared showers and toilet were all very clean. We...More

    Thank Chris8111
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Chris, Thank you for your time and effort in writing us a review, in fact with an amazing score. We are glad that you have enjoyed staying with us. Your review is an encouragement to us. Thanks, once again. Regards.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • $14 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Sabah >
    • Sandakan Division >
    • Sandakan
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    • Sandakan Backpackers Hostel Sabah, Malaysia
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    Traveler (65)
    Room & Suite (29)
    Dining (16)
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    Room Tips
    "Liked the sea view rooms and quieter, get to see the sun rise from your bed if you are awake!"
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    "always get the room with a view ( i.e.. facing the sea)"
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    "Only stayed in dorm, but it had air con and clean sheets!"
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    "Romm #4 has a great view of the sea!"
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