We booked the family room for 5 nights in this lodge but there was a problem with the booking so they made us move to the lodge right next to them. That was a bit inconvenient but the staff were very apologetic and they helped us with moving our stuff. The room size was alright for it's cheap price, ac was working well but they turn it off during the day. Somebody said that the ac can't be adjusted but when we were there, we just asked for the remote from the staff and they lent it to us. The dining area was on a nice balcony but there were ants crawling on the table and in the sugar container. Guests have to wash the utensils they use which was fine but the utensils look old and dirty and the sink is not clean as well. Breakfast includes bread and jam. You can have coffee & tea anytime. Free hot and cold drinking water is also available anytime (the other lodge we transferred to sells bottled water). Location is convenient, just 5-10 minutes walk to the city center. The beds are infested with bed bugs though, all 4 of us had bed bug bites all over. The staff are very nice and accommodating but they definitely have to do something about the bed bugs and in maintaining the cleanliness especially in the dining area and the bathrooms.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- WARM GREETING FROM BORNEO TRAVELLERS LIGHT¦ Travellers' Light is Clean, Cozy, Comfortable and one of the new lodge in city center. We are Safe and Convenience, the Police Station is our neighbor. Also having the exotic rain forest at our backyard garden which you will observe and hear the butterflies and birds in their natural habitat. 'CLEANLINESS IS OUR TOP PRIORITY' ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Travellers' Light Backpackers Lodge Kota Kinabalu, Sabah