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    Sandakan Backpackers Hostel

    Lot 108, 1st Floor, Block Sh-11, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
    Lowest prices for your stay
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (65)
    Room & Suite (29)
    Dining (16)
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good23%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “rooftop terrace” (13 reviews)
    “sea view” (14 reviews)
    “snake fruit” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Rooftop Terrace
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 112 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    - Socket too far - Bad wifi + clean + windows!!! + breakfast + good price/quality ratio + AC + cute, welcoming hostel + super friendly staff + great location + hot water in bathroom + drinking water available + big, comfy beds

    Thank Špela G
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I am in love with Sabah nature, and Sandakan it the best place to go in some amazing spots. We stayed almost one month, and Sandakan backpackers hostel was a nice home for us. I will miss people, town, everything. Thank you John, Maya, Joys...More

    1  Thank Andre U
    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in this hostel the night before and the night after our jungle tour in Sepilok and we loved it here! Shout out to John and the girls at the reception for taking such good care of us and helping in every way possible....More

    2  Thank Olga B
    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    For the past 8 month I have been backpacking all over Asia and this is definitely one the nicest and most welcoming places I have stayed! Super friendly staff do a great job taking care of the hostel, they can help you arrange or recommend...More

    Thank marketakavan
    Reviewed 25 July 2017

    Audrey and John are amazing people. Thanks to them this stay is perfect. I slept in a dorm for 4 nights and had only 2 nights someone else in the room. The staff provides you with excellent tips what to do if you have no...More

    Thank JonasvW89
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    660 reviews
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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$16 - US$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • Sandakan Division >
    • Sandakan
    • Also Known As
    • Sandakan Backpackers Hostel Sabah, Malaysia
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    Traveller (65)
    Room & Suite (29)
    Dining (16)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (72)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
    Sepilok Nature Resort
    660 reviews
    19.00 km away
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    5 reviews
    1.86 km away
    Central Hotel Sandakan
    49 reviews
    .17 km away
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Room Tips
    "Liked the sea view rooms and quieter, get to see the sun rise from your bed if you are awake!"
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    "always get the room with a view ( i.e.. facing the sea)"
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    "Only stayed in dorm, but it had air con and clean sheets!"
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    "Romm #4 has a great view of the sea!"
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