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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here when we first arrived in Borneo We had a Double w/aircon 90RM But the dorm is an affordable 29RMish and a fan twin 70RM It was comfortable, covenant and relaxing. Obviously it is no 5star hotel but a perfectly adequate hostel with small kitchen to make coffee/tea also access to microwave and toaster. Wifi...

2Thank traveling_fuggy
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 9 July 2015

PRO's: 1. Reception and staff (Open almost 24/7, staff were all courteous, friendly, and helpful.) 2. Location (I marked the location as a pro since it is near the night market and seafood restaurants, but for those who don't like the noise, the crowd, and the nightlife -stay away from this hostel then.) 3. Price (Affordable and good value for...

3Thank ShinCat
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 March 2015

My first hostel stay. As there are 4 people in my group, we booked the whole air-condition room for ourselves. Air-conditioning is good, toilet facilities is good too. Water pressure is a bit weak though. Soundproofing is a bit inadequate too. Be mindful not to disturb your neighbours! Location is good. I arrived on a Saturday evening and the place...

4Thank DraverseT
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2015

we stayed here twice during our trip to Borneo. The rooms are clean, there are 4 showers per floor and all rooms have a fan and aircon. Aircon is an extra 10MR. This is great value for money and breakfast is included if you desire. Great central position

3Thank Bubblybev123
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2014

we recently spent three nights at Step Inn Lodge and had a great stay. the rates are every reasonable and we stayed a 3rd night as you get 30% off (this offer also applies to other hostels in the area meaning you can move around if you want to). We stayed in a private room with shared bathroom which was...

3Thank Mollie L
Reviewed 14 June 2014

The second night I got bitten badly down my left hand side - leg and ARM with a plug in, didn't understand. Then a couple of mates checked in, checked the beds and they were covered in bed bugs. They didn't stay, nor did I.

3Thank Wilk079
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Title says it all. I arrived with some fellow travellers I met on the plane at gone midnight and just stepped in off the street. They had good security, but getting in and booking in was simple, easy and quick. First glance it is on an equal par with most average hotels in GB, and much better than most Youth...

1Thank Grizzly117
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Step In Lodge is a good and simple backpackers place and a great base to explore what KK has to offer. We'll go back to Step in Lodge when we're in KK next time. We stayed at Step in Lodge for 2 nights and came back for a another during a layover in KK a week later. We arrived well...

1Thank Dominik E
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2013

I stayed for two nights and enjoyed the company of the two guys who appear to run it. When the WiFi wasn't working one day they let me use the computer. The breakfast was good and the showers and toilets were clean. I had a single room booked which turned out to be a 5 bed dorm for my own...

Thank Dannyxb
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2013 via mobile

Stayed at Step-In for 5 nights overall, both at the start and end of my trip and I can't stress how great this place is. The rooms come at fantastic prices. All are well maintained and have fans, larger rooms even have AC. The lodge is located close to the water, which means the halls and rooms are peaceful in...

Thank Mylo94

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Address: Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens | 1st - 3rd Floors, Lot 1 Block L, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $15 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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Step In Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Step In Lodge Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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“Don't get a private room. It doesn't look any different than the dorm rooms, only bunk beds all for yourself.”
 of 5 bubbles ShinCat, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Good for budget lodging!”
 of 5 bubbles DraverseT, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you ask for a room with air conditioning, that way you can get a better nights sleep by keeping the window shut - less noise. If you get a room with a gecko even better - no flies.”
 of 5 bubbles Grizzly117, 10 May 2014 | Read review
“If you want to be sure to avoid street noise, think about going for a windowless room.”
 of 5 bubbles dominike187, 10 Feb 2014 | Read review
“If you are a couple, 2B is very nice..!”
 of 5 bubbles Octhomas-Prime, 7 Jan 2013 | Read review
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