Borneo BeacHouse

Address: House No 122, Lorong Ikan Lais, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100, Malaysia | Hostel
 
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This hostel, located on House No 122, Lorong Ikan Lais, Kota Kinabalu, is near Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures, Poring Hot Springs, Gaya Street Sunday Market, and Sutera Harbour Golf Club.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsBorneo BeacHouse Kota Kinabalu

      Reviewed by benneesham

      Easy going hostel

      Reviewed Jun 11, 2013
      by (17 reviews) Londontown , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Great place, lovely people and close to everything.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by candvtravel

      Great place to stay

      Reviewed Apr 9, 2013
      by (3 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      It has cheap rooms and also good deals with 20% off if you stay 2 or more nights. The location is out of the hustle and bustle of the city centre and a 5 minute walk from the AirAsia terminal but you need a taxi to get to/from the other terminal. About 100m walk from a quiet beach and some great places to eat. The staff are very friendly and organise plenty of activities so you won't be bored. Also there is a communal kitchen and relaxing area for everyone to use. Overall a really good stay and I would recommend it highly if you don't mind being a little away from town.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by clare_and_will

      give it a miss unless you need to be near the airport

      Reviewed Sep 12, 2011
      by (13 reviews) Brighton , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      It is very convenient for the airport if you are flying with air asia from terminal 2 - literally 10 min walk and easy to do even with a big rucksack. The beach is dirty and there is an open drain going to it and the food court on the beach is average. Other than that the accomodation is over priced for what you get - we are coming back this way but will stay elsewhere.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by ericjon97

      Great staff, very close to the airport

      Reviewed Aug 7, 2011
      by (35 reviews) Woodstock , United States Flag of United States

      This is a fifteen minute walk from the airport, with a big backpack. Not located in central Kota Kinabalu, but it's easy enough to walk to the local bus stop and head in from there. The rooms are only ok, but for the price they are fine. I went out to Sandakan for a night and then came back and the staff were very accommodating. They held my bags and let me get right back into my own room the next day.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Borneo BeacHouse Kota Kinabalu

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
       

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