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    Harbourside Backpackers

    Lot 43, 1st Floor, Block Hs-4 | Harbour Square, Sandakan 90739, Malaysia
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
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    Traveller (25)
    Room & Suite (12)
    Bathroom (9)
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good27%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “common room” (9 reviews)
    “great location” (16 reviews)
    “stayed here” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Free Parking
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 126 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    It is very well located nearby the local market. The staff is super friendly and helpful and also offer pick-up services. However, the single room was without window and the bed looked already quite old. Also for breakfast they didn't offer a lot.

    Thank Nadine S
    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    Super clean, comfy bed, very friendly staff, amazing location, good breakfast (you can cook your own eggs, good coffee and avocados avaliable). Offer good tours at decent prices as well. Had a dorm room to myself. Would recommend 100%

    Thank c0nnielj
    Reviewed 25 August 2017

    This hostel is spotlessly clean with very helpful staff. Sandakan is navigatable on foot and walking distance to the bus stops for sepilok and to see the proboscis monkeys aswell. It's a yes from me harbour side backpackers

    Thank LULA M
    Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

    This hostel is really nice, the staff are amazing at helping book tours and they remember everyone's name which was sweet. Rooms and bathrooms are super clean, good air con, wifi only works in common areas. There's a tv and films to watch and two...More

    Thank GenP479
    Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

    Clean what can I say. + staff friendly and helpful + clean, I should say very clean. + good location + serviceable - my introduction into the hostel was being handed the key for the room. - had noise on the street until 2 am,...More

    1  Thank Frank154
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    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Price range
    • US$13 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • Sandakan Division >
    • Sandakan
    • Also Known As
    • Harbourside Backpackers Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
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    Traveller (25)
    Room & Suite (12)
    Bathroom (9)
    Hotel & Grounds (5)
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    .18 km away
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    .30 km away
    Hotel London
    64 reviews
    .31 km away
    Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan
    1,230 reviews
    .14 km away
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    Room Tips
    "breakfast included, cheap, good location, nice staff"
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    "Level four is quiet"
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    "Try to get a room on the first floor -- that way you will have wifi in the room. The wifi doesn't reach..."
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    "I stayed in two separate en suite rooms, 11 and 4 and both were perfectly acceptable"
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