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How much is a Kota Kinabalu hostel?

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Low season

February

High season

June

Average price (weeknight)

$15

Average price (weekend night)

$17
Cheapest month to stay with an average 34% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 140% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Kota Kinabalu

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding Kota Kinabalu hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Kota Kinabalu, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Kota Kinabalu in February and September.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Kota Kinabalu if you stay on a Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Saturday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 17 days before your stay to get the best price for a Kota Kinabalu hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Kota Kinabalu found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $28, while the most expensive was $28.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Kota Kinabalu

  • How much does a hostel cost in Kota Kinabalu?

    Hostel prices in Kota Kinabalu can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Kota Kinabalu is $17 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $17 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Kota Kinabalu?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Kota Kinabalu is $17 compared to $53 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Kota Kinabalu?

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