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!

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      TripAdvisor Reviews Travellers' Light Backpackers Lodge Kota Kinabalu

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

      Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu

      Journey to the Equator

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

      1 comment, 58 photos

      ... trees and I couldn't have been happier. Joe made it so much fun and interesting and made us eat Viagra leaves and Lycra leaves and explained all of the herbal remedies the plants offered. It was hot hard work but fabulous to experience and to see:-
      vipers, proboscis monkeys (big floppy noses), silver leaf monkeys, naughty long tailed macaque monkeys (nasty little things), different kinds of kingfishers, parrots, tropical birds of various types ...

      Mount Kinabalu day one

      A travel blog entry by cramow on Apr 22, 2014

      ... got talking to a English doctor now working in Australia, a Dutch guy doing a round the world trip and a surprising number of older couples. I ended up having to to wrap up warm for the first time as the lodge was absolutely freezing, we also had to wait around for everyone else to make it for the afternoon briefing which didn't help either. At 4 we had the Ferrata briefing where they explained the times we had to arrive by ...


      A travel blog entry by cramow on Apr 11, 2014

      ... more than the colours! Afterwards we joined Ahmed for a coffee and relaxed in the shop for an hour before heading back to the leisure place for a game of bowling. There must have been about 30 lanes of bowling, pretty much all been used, with the majority taken up by what looked like professional players. We were put next to a group of girls who were hitting strikes every time whilst me and sharif we lucky to knock down half the pins! ...

      Day 78: Kota Kinabalu - Orangu-tastic

      A travel blog entry by mfln31 on Mar 20, 2014

      5 photos

      Lauren here.

      We had an early start this morning in order to get to the orangutan rehabilitation centre at the Rasa Ria nature reserve, which is in the grounds of a very nice hotel, for 9.30 am. Grace and I were very excited for today! Once we arrived, there was an educational video about the centre and how they rehabilitate orphaned baby orangutans ready for life back in the wild. It's a two part process with the final stage of rehabilitation occurring at ...

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