This review is for the spa associated with the Hamin Lodge. It is located right next door, and is the spa that you go to on the tour packages on the Hamin Lodge website. Please note that this review is NOT for the Lodge itself, because we did not stay there, but for the SPA only.
My boyfriend went into the spa for a 1 hour massage. The ambience of the spa was peaceful and quiet, and he felt as though he would have a good experience. What actually happened is the complete opposite. Though my boyfriend paid for an hour massage, he received about 45 minutes. Add in the fact that the "masseuse" left the room every 10 minutes to send text messages and talk on his cellphone!! The total length of the actual massage was probably 35 minutes, and the quality of the massage was awful. It's as though they called some random guy in off the street to do the massage...because he obviously had no experience. Not only did they provide a terrible massage, but we felt horribly taken advantage of as tourists and travelers. We should not have paid for the massage at all!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hamin Lodge in Kota Kinabalu is a unique boutique budget hotel in the heart of Kota Kinabalu City. Services include Borneo Deco Hotel rooms in Kota Kinabalu, Exciting Borneo Tour packages, a Traditional Massage Spa, Restaurant and Bar. Fully air conditioned for comfort, rooms range from budget Hostel types of rooms suitable for backpackers to deluxe rooms with ensuite. Discover Borneo with us and experience your Best Value Holiday in Sabah, Malaysia. Definitely we have the Best location for a Hotel in Kota Kinabalu City. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Hamin Hotel Kota Kinabalu
- Hamin Lodge Kota Kinabalu, Sabah