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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The bed and the toilet very near each other, even close the toilet door still smelly ! first and last .. Rm 50 per night , not worth to stay ,in the picture look clean but it's not ! so disappointe ! whole building look terrible , not so clean , prefer to find another budget hotel

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Rent a room with one queen bed. The cleanliness is just so so. No soap or whatever. Just as its name says, budget hotel. It means, BUDGET HOTEL. The only goodpoint is, it is situated really really near the Fillipino night market. If youre travelling with families, choose other hotel as it is not very convenient for family vacation. Asked...

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Thank Qila R
Tagbilaran City, Philippines
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Door locked at midnight, but you dial a six figure code on the intercom to reach the duty clerk. I arrived 2 a.m. and had advised the hotel - took eight dialings to wake the clerk. Stayed 2 nights. room not cleaned. No clean towel for 2nd night. Paint on walls on doors and walls chipped and dirty. The correct...

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Thank David T
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

You can't really complain about a hotel/hostel when it's £9 a night. If you do then God help the very soul that resides in your body. Alas, you can't not mention the fact that this place REEKS of rotting fish. Don't believe me? Book a room. Also, needed to ask at reception what the wifi password was, to find the...

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Thank Truthgiver91
Kalinga Province, Philippines
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Smelly.... The bed sheets are dirty.... The whole hotel is in chaos... Even if it's cheap, I won't recommend. Even if it's close to the Philippine and Handicraft Markets, I won't advice you to come. Even if you are in a tight budget, I will say no.

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Thank Gore S
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Pros: - good location (near food stalls, night market, malls) - cheap - hot shower (once you figure it out) - working aircon (but dirty) Cons: - lack of support from hotel management - smelly and unclean (hotel entrance, room, linens) - broken cabinet, leaking sink, bathroom door had no knob If you only need a place to sleep in...

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3Thank PhTurista
Jaipur, India
Reviewed 15 October 2014

This hostel is not only unclean and its staff unfriendly, it is not safe! I was unknowingly followed to my room by a man who walked straight past the check-in desk. As soon as I unlocked my door he tried to charge in past me. I threw him out and slammed the door but he remained standing out there calling...

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3Thank Justatraveller2014
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Found this hotel on the Internet and we, 4 persons, stayed for 2 nights here. So here's my pros and cons. Pros : Towel provided, Close to Handicraft Market, Philippines Market by walking distance, Cheap (obviously), Air conditioning, Water heater for morning traveller, Free WiFi! Cons : Dirty room, Smelly bed (tough time to sleep), Small room, Cabinet need to...

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4Thank mohdq69
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This place is very much in the budget bracket. We are not too fazed by this and our family room was what we expected for 80 ringgit a night. The air con worked and a TV in the room. All good so far. However, on our 3rd and final night here the bedbugs hit us with a vengeance. The kids...

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4Thank redburrowhill
Reviewed 27 June 2014

For this price is perfect. Cheap like cheap. LOCATION , LOCATION , LOCATION IS GREAT!!! The stuffs and manager - PETER is very helpful all the time. He will take care of everything what you need it!!! I will come back there again! Arkadiusz.

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  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about A & J Budget Hotel

Address: No. 8 Tingkat 1,2 &3, Block M | Sinsuran Complex Jalan 19,, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access
Price Range: $16 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — A & J Budget Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Not for clean-freak. hahahaah”
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“Choose another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles robinb860, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Choose room with window. It really helps.”
 of 5 bubbles raihanrani, 1 Oct 2013 | Read review
“believe me. you will regret for staying here”
 of 5 bubbles platinumSingapore, 18 Sep 2013 | Read review
“*at the Budget Hotel, if you want a great view of the sea, get a seaview room at the 3rd floor. Non-seaview rooms are cheaper and quiter though. *at the Hotel: 801 is a corner room with only the stairs and a door beside it, that may be left open/unattended at times. Though the hotel has CCTV monitors, I'd rather not risk it.”
 of 5 bubbles wowiegurl, 30 Dec 2012 | Read review
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