Akinabalu Youth Hostel - Kota Kinabalu

1St, 2Nd, 3Rd And 4Th Floor, Lot 133, Jalan Gaya , Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000  show map
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Akinabalu Youth Hostel - Kota Kinabalu

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

MYR 8 per day

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Luggage storage
No pets allowed

Overview

The lovely Akinabalu Youth Hostel is ideally set minutes away from Sabah State Museum, Mount Kinabalu and Tanjung Aru Perdana Park. The hostel is distinguished by a lovely atmosphere.

Akinabalu Youth Hostel is set in a market area, which attracts tourists. Bombers Burger treats guests with American meals and is about 150 meters away.

Fast access to Kota-Kinabalu International airport within 10 km is provided.

Rooms

The hostel offers rooms with a private safe, pay television, a heating system, climate control and a dining area as well as beds with foam pillows and linens. The property has basic rooms with single beds and bunk beds. Rooms include access to detached bathrooms.

Services

Guests at Akinabalu Youth Hostel can take advantage of a safety deposit box, a designated area for smoking, parking and a luggage storage along with laundry, 24-hour reception and housekeeping.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at MYR 8 per day.

Number of rooms:   12.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Kettle

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • In-room computer
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

1St, 2Nd, 3Rd And 4Th Floor, Lot 133, Jalan Gaya , Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000

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City Center
  • Kota Kinabalu
    2.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    2.8 mi
Restaurants
  • Yifeng Tea House
    100 ft
  • Cristao Cafe & Grill (cuisine: Asian fusion, Malaysian, Portuguese)
    300 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    12

Rooms and availability

Akinabalu Youth Hostel photos Room
Bunk Bed Female Dormitory Room
Landscape view
  • Room size:

    15 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bunk bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Fan
  • Computer
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels/linens at surcharge
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This bed in dormitory features air conditioning, electric kettle and microwave.

Akinabalu Youth Hostel photos Room
Single Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Fan
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Air-conditioned mixed dormitory room features 2 bunkbeds (for 5 guests). Guests have access to a shared bathroom.

Akinabalu Youth Hostel photos Room
Double Room
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Fan
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Basic room for 2 guests, equipped with a fan and air conditioning. Guests have access to a shared bathroom. This room occupies up to 4 guests and can be used as a family room.

Akinabalu Youth Hostel photos Room
Single Bed Mixed Dormitory Room Fan
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Fan
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Mixed dormitory room with a fan, features 2 bunkbeds (for 5 guests). Guests have access to a shared bathroom.

Akinabalu Youth Hostel photos Room
Double Room Fan
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Fan
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Basic room for 2 guests, equipped with a fan. Guests have access to a shared bathroom. This room occupies up to 4 guests and can be used as a family room.

Akinabalu Youth Hostel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • KK Esplanade1000 ft
  • Signal Hill Observatory1400 ft
  • Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre5000 ft
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Park1.2 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center2.7 mi

Train stations

  • North Borneo Railway2.7 mi

Shopping areas

  • Gaya Street (Sunday Market)400 ft
  • Kota Kinabalu Central Market1000 ft
  • Suria Sabah2.7 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Atkinson Clock Tower400 ft
  • Kota Kinabalu Harbor1.3 mi
  • Sabah State Mosque1.7 mi
  • Likas City Mosque2.3 mi

Stadiums

  • Likas Sport Complex1.3 mi

Museums

  • Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village1.5 mi

Local attractions

  • Kota Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary5000 ft
    Off Jalan Bukit Bendera Upper, Kota Kinabalu
  • Water World Theme Park1.2 mi
    Taman Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu
  • Lok Kawi Wildlife Park1.7 mi
    Jalan Pintas Penampang, Kota Kinabalu
  • Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre1.2 mi
    Kota KinabaluMalaysia
  • Sabah State Museum1.5 mi
    Locked Bag 2015, Kota Kinabalu

Near the hostel

  • Atkinson Clock Tower600 ft
    Jalan Dewan, Kota Kinabalu
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park3200 ft
    Kota KinabaluMalaysia
  • Kota Kinabalu City Mosque1200 ft
    Central road of Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
  • Green Connection4300 ft
    2.5 off Jalan Tuaran, Kota Kinabalu

Restaurants nearby

  • Yifeng Tea House100 ft

    Address: 127 Jalan Gaya

    71% likes this, based on 39 reviews

  • Bella Restaurant500 ft

    Address: 69 Jalan Gaya
    Phone: 6088 313 366

    62% likes this, based on 99 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Asian

  • Wishbone Art Cafe600 ft

    Address: Gaya street

    79% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: Malaysian

  • Cristao Cafe & Grill300 ft

    Address: No 1, Jalan Jati ( Next to BB Cafe)
    Phone: +(60)169058497

    84% likes this, based on 41 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian fusion, Malaysian, Portuguese

  • Bombers Burger400 ft

    Address: 111 Jalan Gaya

    Cuisine: American

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    12
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Akinabalu Youth Hostel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Akinabalu Youth Hostel

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 9 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    7.4

    Budget price! Worth to stay as backpackers!

    The lighting is too dark...I faced the bathroom light was spoiled without anyone attended it..

  • Single
    7.0

    Clean and readily available Wifi

    Double decker is creeky

  • Couple
    8.2

    It had a good atmosphere and it was pretty clean. The room smelled a bit but that might have been the fault of a guest rather than the admin.

    The staff could have been friendlier. Free breakfast was a bit of a joke. Instant noodles and sliced bread. You get what you pay for.

  • Single
    10.0

    staff wonderful,very helpful and willing to please you,great for meeting people,good location

    I cant think of anything

How to reach hostel

hostel Akinabalu Youth Hostel - Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu location
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Hostel Address:

1St, 2Nd, 3Rd And 4Th Floor, Lot 133, Jalan Gaya , Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000

Get directions
City Center
  • Kota Kinabalu
    2.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    2.8 mi
Restaurants
  • Yifeng Tea House
    100 ft
  • Cristao Cafe & Grill (cuisine: Asian fusion, Malaysian, Portuguese)
    300 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    12