Travellers' Light Backpackers Lodge

Address: Lot 19, Lorong Dewan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88300, Malaysia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Lot 19, Lorong Dewan, Kota Kinabalu, is near Mount Kinabalu, Manukan Island, Sepilok Nature Resort / Orang Utan Sanctuary, and Kinabalu National Park.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsTravellers' Light Backpackers Lodge Kota Kinabalu

    Reviewed by rozieapps

    Smiles all round

    Reviewed Apr 5, 2012
    by (2 reviews) Midhurst , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Really lovely staff, very helpful. Free breakfast (toast and tea and coffee) until 10am but you can help yourself and we were able to have hot drinks all day. The staff were helpful when booking a climb up Mount Kinabalu, and always smiling. A wonderful balcony that views into the forest with views of butterflies and sometimes monkeys. A lovely little chill out spot.
    Only minus is the walls are thin and the floors, so people who are noisy are a pain but there are plenty of signs asking guests to be considerate!

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Travellers' Light Backpackers Lodge Kota Kinabalu

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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    A travel blog entry by smallcatfun on Jul 04, 2015

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    A travel blog entry by wdenehan on Sep 01, 2014

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    ... settling back to our spots on the sand. As 4pm approached we slowly, for we still ached from the climb, and somewhat reticently, for the stay had been an enjoyable one, made our way back to the pier and home. For the girls' last night we celebrated with a bumper Indian meal. Another high quality curry put those back in the UK to shame. Fit to burst and pretty tired, we headed ...

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