North Borneo Cabin

Address: 1st and 2nd Floor, No.74, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000, Malaysia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 1st and 2nd Floor, No.74, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, is near Mount Kinabalu, Manukan Island, Sepilok Nature Resort / Orang Utan Sanctuary, and Kinabalu National Park.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsNorth Borneo Cabin Kota Kinabalu

    Reviewed by jbingham

    Great place!

    Reviewed Feb 11, 2013
    by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

    Staff was extremely friendly, gave us discounts on things, was very flexible with our schedule. Definitely recommend it.

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

    Reviewed by reece_and_elle


    Reviewed Nov 16, 2011
    by (3 reviews) Grays Thurrock , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The place was clean, showers were fine. TV is on its last legs. You get toast, tea and coffee included. We stayed in a double room (it also had a bunk).

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews North Borneo Cabin Kota Kinabalu

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu

    KK, Part III

    A travel blog entry by jbingham on Jan 29, 2013

    14 photos

    To celebrate our previous climbing feat, we decided we'd go out, get some beers, and eat plenty more. We got some roti, all types from sweet to plain. At the hostel, I invited two Danish girls to join us for drinks at a place called Upper Star. They were already headed there, so Neil, Keel and I met them there. Us three musketeers bought a Heineken …

    Radio Reminds Me Of My Home Faraway

    A travel blog entry by mynameisden on Jun 30, 2014

    5 comments, 8 photos

    ... soon joined by his sister. Amber and I were a little more reticent, but by the second verse we were all in, happily gambling our dignity away in front of the taxi driver.

    Unifying sing-alongs can ameliorate situations when reserves of family bonhomie start to wear dangerously low. And this was very much the case when we arrived at the hotel and saw our room. No window, the most rudimental of en suite facilities and very little in the way ...

    Journey to the Equator

    A travel blog entry by trish.coverdale on May 13, 2014

    1 comment, 58 photos

    ... a grotty dump where I had to wait but as people arrived who were catching the same boat it was like a full on party! I had to have photos taken with just about everyone there and I was treated like a celebrity! We all had been allocated seat numbers on the speedboat and mine was at the side where the blazing sun was shining on me. There was a lot of commotion before we set off and I was forced to change seats with the man next to the driver, in the middle at ...

    It Ain't Half Hot Mum!

    A travel blog entry by johnnygoldfinch on Apr 26, 2014

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... another spectacular one tonight.
    Just a quick Tiger and glass of wine in the Club Lounge on the way back before finishing the photos and blogging; whoops make that two Tigers and four or five spiced rum and cokes and two glasses of wine!
    It’s now 2257 and I’m just finishing the blog. Nite nite!
    PS Mr John’s sense of humour has not improved; I am writing this blog whilst listening to ‘Whispering Grass’!