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    Sandakan Backpackers Hostel

    Lot 108, 1st Floor, Block Sh-11, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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    • Excellent64%
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    “sea view” (13 reviews)
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    11 - 15 of 111 reviews

    Reviewed 24 May 2017

    Spent over 100 nights in different hostels and never felt as home as I did at sandakan backpacker hostel!! The owner John and his employees are just to die for!! Don't hesitate!! Book it noooow!!! :))

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    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 26 May 2017

    Dear Markus, thank you for your review and amazing score for us. Your feedback and reviews have been very encouraging to us. Come back some time, it is not that far. ;)

    Reviewed 24 May 2017

    sea side, market, food, interesting places and most of all helpful and friendly locals. From land to sea there are a lot of things to do. Garbage is an eyesore but they trying solve the problem. Be part of turtle conservation.

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    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 26 May 2017

    Dear John, thank you for your review and good score! We appreciate your awareness on the environmental issues around the area. It was great to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us in overall. :)

    Reviewed 21 May 2017

    Stayed here for a few days after our jungle adventures. The staff here is the kindest and most helpful we've experienced in Borneo. Great room with sea view as well for a good price. Location is good with lots of nice restaurants all around.

    Thank Michael d
    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 26 May 2017

    Hello Michael, thank you for your review and amazing score for us. Your feedback and compliment are encouragement to us. Much appreciated. :)

    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    I've unfortunately forgotten the name of the incredibly helpful lady that works there. She has outstanding knowledge of Borneo and is incredibly helpful. The staff made this a great experience, they will always help you. They do not try and push expensive tours on you,...More

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    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 26 May 2017

    Hello Liam, thanks for your review and amazing score. The girl that you have unfortunately forgotten her name, fortunately still remembers yours and your new friends' (whoever that girl might be). We have enjoyed a lot having you and your two new friends around discussing...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Stayed two nights in the double room. This is a great hostel, with super friendly staff and lots of character. They helped us book a river tour and called for reliable taxis. The place itself is charming, with a large common area, clean and comfy...More

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    Response from sandakanbackpackersh, Manager at Sandakan Backpackers HostelResponded 26 May 2017

    Thanks Cora once again for your review and amazing score. We appreciate your feedback and will improve on areas that we have lacked. ;)

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$14 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Sandakan Backpackers Hostel Sabah, Malaysia
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    Room & Suite (29)
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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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