North Borneo Cabin

Address: 1st and 2nd Floor, No.74, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000, Malaysia | Hostel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

How has this hostel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.


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.
Map this hostel

    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 …

    Journey to the Equator

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

    1 comment, 58 photos

    ... in the south. Wasif had said that the people were much nicer down there. So I flew Air Asia back to KK and had 4 hours to wait for my connecting flight to Kuching. There's not a lot to do or see at KK airport so I just sat and read over lots of cups of tea! Because I was arriving at midnight in Kuching, I had booked a hotel fairly near to the airport. I could find another once I saw what it was like there and decided that if it was nasty, I would bail out to ...

    Preparing for Kudat

    A travel blog entry by cramow on Apr 29, 2014

    ... to get some snacks for the journey up there as well as some water and 100 plus. It was still pretty early so we went a played a couple hours of pool at centre point before going back to the hotel around 5. We caught up on the latest episode of game of thrones which was brilliant again before getting ready for eating out. We met up with Ahmed and Sam for dinner and went to an Arabian restaurant ...

    Break Time In Borneo

    A travel blog entry by fraser_belinda on Mar 26, 2014

    3 comments, 75 photos

    ... All freshly caught, with the fishing boats lounging in the back, very well worth capturing those images in a photograph, yet torrential rain pouring down, and just enough cover to get us totally soaked, made us decide not to go for it.

    Very fresh and relaxed, with a big comfortable place to call our home, we are more than ready for the next set of challenges that will undoubtedly come knocking on our door, in our second term as teachers in the refugee school.