Borneo Global Backpackers

Address: No.29, Ground + 1st Floor, Karamunsing Godown, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000, Malaysia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on No.29, Ground + 1st Floor, Karamunsing Godown, Kota Kinabalu, is near Manukan Island, Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures, Poring Hot Springs, and Sutera Harbour Golf Club.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBorneo Global Backpackers Kota Kinabalu

    Reviewed by callumswift

    All you could need.

    Reviewed Feb 26, 2011
    by (15 reviews) Radstock , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Located a short walk outside the main area of Kota Kinabalu, this guest house offers everything you should expect. Decent dorm rooms (6 beds), travellers breakfast (toast, tea, coffee and jams), free wifi and computers. To get the best price, pre-book this accommodation via hostelbooker or hostelworld (you can even do this the same day). They also offer some great dive courses.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Borneo Global Backpackers Kota Kinabalu

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    Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu


    A travel blog entry by sgaudun on Feb 14, 2015

    Beautiful sunny non-humid day with ocean breezes. Took a trip with a BGB staff member to Sapi Island just off the coast from KK. Given a snorkel and mask. Use my full length swimsuit--an Aussie Stingray--for sun protection along with sun block and an anti-histamine. Enjoy snorkelling. The coral is what you would expect in a touristy venue---a …


    A travel blog entry by sgaudun on Feb 13, 2015

    Just walking down the street in my wide-brimmed cowboy-looking safari hat caused one man to burst out in a John Denver song, "Country roads take me home,,,,,,,,,,'. When I pointed to my hat he smiled and laughingly responded that my hat was his inspiration. Later when again I was picking up my take-out in my friendly neighbourhood Muslim reataurant …

    KK--Getting to Know You

    A travel blog entry by sgaudun on Feb 13, 2015

    Borneo Global Backpackers is somewhat in the suburbs of KK. Took a minibus to the centre of the city. Walked to the smelly harbour and central market. Checked out alternate accommodation and onward flights to Singapore and Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Saw much preparation for the upcoming Chinese New Year on February 17-- setting up stages and red …


    A travel blog entry by sgaudun on Feb 12, 2015

    I am 3 weeks into a 6 week trip so in football terminology it is "half-time".Left tthe Sutanate of Brunei Darrusalam early in the morningby comfortable bus and had to make innumerable stops at customs and immigration before finally getting to Kota Kinabula or KK as it is more commonly called. My passport ended up with 8 individual stamps! I don't …

    2009/04/24&25 - Kota Kinabalu

    Having waited for the shuttle bus to the ferry for over half an hour, I decided to take a long distance bus to Kota Kinabalu, also known as KK. Rather surprisingly, there were border checks from Sarawak to Sabah, both states in Malaysia. The border crossings, while many of them due to going from Brunei to Malaysia, back into the other part of Br...

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