Borneo Gaya Lodge

1st Floor, No 78, Jalan Gaya, P.O.BOX 10131, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88801, Malaysia | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu

Bedbugs and a beautiful sunset

A travel blog entry by jennystolborg


Yet again i was previously, shamefully unaware how big Borneo actually is. Borneo is the 3rd biggest Island in the world, behind Greenland and new Guinea. (Great Britain is 9th on the list apparently!) Borneo Island is divided up between 3 different countries; Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. The Malaysian part is sub divided into 2 parts, Sabah and …

Catch Up

A travel blog entry by derekandjo


Just a day back in Kk and then back to Kuala Lumpur, so wandered around the streets and found the meat, veg and fish market and what a find it was certainly the best fish market we have seen, loads of big fish and shell fush but bet it will not last the test of time. Big boats go out with small single man boats on board they go out to sea drop them …

Hotel Rooms

A travel blog entry by derekandjo


We left Miri and had a Air Asia half hour flight to Kota Kinabalu by the time we took off we were landing it was that quick but if we had taken a bus it would have taken 10 hours as they keep crossing the Brunei Border. Once we got into KK we found the prebooked hotel and were told that the room had been double booked and we were booked into …

Kota Kinabalu, daytripping & chilling, 4 nights

A travel blog entry by mchavez


There's not much I can say about Kota Kinabalu... Most daytrips and tours are very expensive, the only feasable option are the five islands close to the city. Foodwise it's ok, but there's not much else... we don't like it!

Island hopping around KK

A travel blog entry by markandjade

This is a top pick!


Night Market.
Kota Kinabalu is the main port for Sabah (north Malaysian Borneo) and so a great place to experience some freshly caught seafood. We took a stroll through the market and picked our stall where we wanted to eat. The guy recommended sweet n sour red snapper so with that we ordered some chicken wings, chicken …

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This hostel, located on 1st Floor, No 78, Jalan Gaya, P.O.BOX 10131, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, is near Mount Kinabalu, Manukan Island, Sepilok Nature Resort / Orang Utan Sanctuary, and Kinabalu National Park.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBorneo Gaya Lodge Kota Kinabalu

    Reviewed by spring_tuna

    kindly roommates

    Reviewed Jun 22, 2012
    by (1 review) Beijing , China Flag of China

    bathroom and restroom are too small,but everything is clean and the location is perfect.

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

    Reviewed by joeljasmine

    3Cs!!! Clean, Cheap and Convenient!

    Reviewed Oct 14, 2011
    by (19 reviews) , Malaysia Flag of Malaysia

    Highly recommended! If you are seeking cheap and yet clean and convenient I would recommend this budget hostel. It only cost me RM25/night. The only downside is that you have to pay for Internet access. Would definitely return again.

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

    Reviewed by pesniper

    Not bad

    Reviewed Aug 16, 2010
    by (2 reviews) Prague , Czech Republic Flag of Czech Republic

    Simple, cheap accomodation in the city centre. No luxury but good option for one night and quite appropriate for the money.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Borneo Gaya Lodge Kota Kinabalu

    3.00 of 5 stars Good