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“Lodge you can trust” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Borneo Gaya Lodge
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“Lodge you can trust”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2010

Good:

- I like the idea of the co-owner doing the fetching at the airport. I can call him any time I want and be picked at the airport. It makes me trust the place.

- I negotiated everything via email. They reply quickly. Website is updated.

- near the airport just like any place in KK. about 15 minutes. If light traffic, less.

- near cheap restaurants.

- near banks

- near the city center, very close to any thing you need.

- transport can be arranged by the hotel at a reasonable price (30MYR-daytime, 35MYR-dawn)

Quirks:

- Internet (free wifi) is very slow and sometimes does not work. Maybe this applies to all of KK. They have lousy broadband services.

- not so quiet, needs some sound-proofing

- no toiletries (soap, shampoo), only towel

- TV is not working.

- you can smell cigarette smoke in the corridor sometimes, needs proper exhaust.

- the exterior has exposed wires and dusty, needs some beautification :)

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Borneo Gaya Lodge

Property: Borneo Gaya Lodge
Address: 1st Floor No 78, Jalan Gaya, P.O.BOX 10131, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88801, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
Hotel Style:
Ranked #67 of 96 Specialty Lodging in Kota Kinabalu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Borneo Gaya Lodge 1*
Number of rooms: 12
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