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Address: 1st floor, No 106 / 108, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000, Malaysia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 1st floor, No 106 / 108, Kota Kinabalu, is near Mount Kinabalu, Manukan Island, Sepilok Nature Resort / Orang Utan Sanctuary, and Kinabalu National Park.
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    Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu

    New Speed Record...and another brush with death!

    A travel blog entry by smallcatfun on Jul 04, 2015

    1 comment, 34 photos

    ... together with us and each other. Far from an inconvenience we truly enjoyed their enthusiasm and friendliness; many had never been on a yacht before.

    With the dignitaries back on shore we made our way in the dinghy to meet our host family. "Salma" was a single mother whose husband was killed in an accident a few years prior. She lived in a very large and well-appointed home with her sister, brother-in-law, grandma and five children. They put on a massive feast for us which ...

    On Tour

    A travel blog entry by farnie10 on Jun 30, 2015

    1 comment, 2 photos

    ... might prove useful given my tendency to acquire strange tropical diseases) who'd already spent a few nights in KK, so after the meeting we followed him to the local market. Opposite the shiny new Starbucks was the quintessential assortment of tarps and corrugated iron making up the bustling night market. Here all the local villagers came to compete with the glitzy new malls by hawking their produce and crafts. It was a ...

    Wild Borneo

    A travel blog entry by hannahandtim on Jun 29, 2015

    18 photos

    ... park though. We had a look at one of the flowers we kept hearing about and although fairly interesting to see and nice to be able to brag that we've seen the world's biggest flower, in truth it isn't that pretty and isn't *that* big. Perhaps 60cm diameter.

    We took a walk into the jungle and to a couple of lovely waterfalls (lost count how many of these we've swam in now but they never get any less alluring) in which we cooled off perfectly. That evening we cooked up a ...

    More Beach

    A travel blog entry by kenandallan on Feb 18, 2015

    4 photos

    ... this beach offered much more shade for the lounge chairs. Another splendid picnic lunch. This time, it was complete with a curious baby wild boar. We departed the island on the 630 shuttle boat back to the Suterra Marina. This allowed for us to spend the entire day on the island. Back in KK, we spent the night at a hotel downtown. The island experience was so ...

    Malaysia Review

    A travel blog entry by pasturesblue on Dec 12, 2014

    9 photos

    November 30th - December 12th 2014 Malaysian Peninsular Langkawi Atmosphere - 3 Heritage - 2 Expense - 3 Entertainment - 4 Accessibility - 3 Overall - 3 Comments - A really nice island on the border of Thailand, is clearly set up for tourists and has some beautiful sights and breathtaking scenery. With such a large island to explore there will be plenty we didn't do that would bump people's opinions up we have no doubt. Penang ...