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Akinabalu Youth Hostel
1 star

Akinabalu Youth Hostel

1st To 4th Floor, Lot 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
See location+60 8827 2188
From
$24
Cheapest

rate per night

8.4
Great
based on 217 reviews
217 reviews

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About Akinabalu Youth Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Latest deals for Akinabalu Youth Hostel

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Standard Room
1 queen bed
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Akinabalu Youth Hostel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Car hire
  • Air-conditioned
  • Bicycle hire
  • Smoke alarms

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Air-conditioned
  • Smoke alarms
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

General

  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • City view
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Car hire
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key access

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area

Bedroom

  • Reading light
  • Cleaning products
  • Socket near the bed

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Bicycle hire
  • Board games/puzzles

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities

Dining

  • Shared kitchen

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of Akinabalu Youth Hostel

8.4
Very Good217 verified reviews
1.1Couples
0.7Friends
0.9Families
6.5Solo
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The questions and answers provided in this section are generated by an artificial intelligence model based on a summarisation of user hotel reviews and hotel informationSee more

They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

What are the common areas like at Akinabalu Youth Hostel?

The hostel offers a large common area that is beautifully designed and comfortable, making it easy to meet and hang out with other travelers. Additionally, there are board games and puzzles available for entertainment.

What can I expect from the staff at Akinabalu Youth Hostel?

The staff are described as friendly, helpful, and warm-hearted, providing a welcoming and calm atmosphere. They are also known for being accommodating and helpful, especially in times of need.

What are the dining options like at Akinabalu Youth Hostel?

The hostel offers a shared kitchen for guests to use, providing a home-like infrastructure. Additionally, simple breakfast options are available, making it convenient for solo or family travelers.

What is the location of Akinabalu Youth Hostel like?

The hostel is in a very strategic location, close to a simple night market, many restaurants, and souvenir shops. It is also within walking distance of various attractions, making it convenient for exploring the city.

What are the cleanliness and comfort levels like at Akinabalu Youth Hostel?

The hostel is described as clean and comfortable, with clean bathrooms and quiet rooms. The staff also ensure that the shared bathroom facilities are clean and the showers have good water pressure.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Room with Air Conditioning

Some guests preferred the rooms with air conditioning for a more comfortable stay, especially during hot weather.

Consider Noise Levels

Guests mentioned that the hostel can be noisy, especially during the night market, so light sleepers may want to bring earplugs.

Bring Slippers

Some guests recommended bringing slippers for walking around the hostel, as the cleanliness of the floors was mentioned in a few reviews.

Check Room Amenities

It's advisable to check room amenities before booking, as some guests were surprised by the lack of windows in their rooms, which was not specified in the listing.

Explore Nearby Markets

The hostel's proximity to the Gaya Street Night Market and other local markets makes it convenient for guests interested in exploring local street food and shopping.

Utilize the Common Area

The large and comfortable common area was highlighted as a great space to socialize and meet other travelers, making it a valuable part of the hostel experience.

Be Mindful of Mosquitoes

Due to cleanliness issues and the presence of mosquitoes, guests recommended using mosquito repellent and being cautious in public spaces within the hostel.

Consider Luggage

As there is no elevator, guests with heavy luggage may want to request assistance or consider the challenge of carrying luggage up to the upper floors.

Verify Transportation Information

Some guests received conflicting information from staff about transportation options, so it's advisable to verify details from multiple sources before making travel arrangements.

Enjoy the Helpful Staff

Numerous guests praised the friendly and helpful staff, emphasizing their positive impact on the overall experience at the hostel.

Location

1st To 4th Floor, Lot 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu 88000

What's nearby

  • Gaya Street Sunday Market115 m
  • Atkinson Clock Tower122 m
  • KK Esplanade369 m
  • Pasar Besar Kota Kinabalu383 m
  • Signal Hill Observatory Platform0.5 km
  • Suria Sabah0.5 km
  • Centre Point Sabah0.7 km
  • Jesselton Point0.9 km
  • Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre1.7 km
  • Muzium Sabah2.4 km
  • Sutera Harbour2.5 km
  • Masjid Negeri Sabah2.7 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

When to book a room at Akinabalu Youth Hostel

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FAQs when booking at Akinabalu Youth Hostel

  • Where is Akinabalu Youth Hostel located?

    Akinabalu Youth Hostel is located at 1st To 4th Floor, Lot 133 Jalan Gaya, 0.9 km from the centre of Kota Kinabalu. Gaya Street Sunday Market is the closest landmark to Akinabalu Youth Hostel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Akinabalu Youth Hostel?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Akinabalu Youth Hostel.

  • Does Akinabalu Youth Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Akinabalu Youth Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Akinabalu Youth Hostel from the airport?

    Akinabalu Youth Hostel is 6.3 km from Kota Kinabalu. Akinabalu Youth Hostel is 118.4 km from Labuan.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.9

Distance to city centre

0.9 km

Nearest airport

Kota Kinabalu

Distance to airport

6.7 km