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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

    A summer fling and an exotic zing

    A travel blog entry by matthewbooth on Jul 31, 2015

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    ... sea of grey clouds engulf the sky and a nice thunderstorm left us stranded for an hour or so. Luckily we were undercover at a cafe, so grabbed another hot drink waiting for it to ease a little. It never stopped raining for the rest of the day, so we tackled some slightly less intense rain and found a Chinese cafe for tea that was highly recommended by Lonely Planet. We shared some really nice prawn curry and Chinese pork strips (Gemma was ...

    Chapter 1 – From Dorset to the Kinabatangan

    A travel blog entry by okapi_jo on Jul 13, 2015

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    ... as they are important breeding grounds for river species that rely on the flooding during the rainy season to proliferate. The Salvinia is choking these lakes, home to otters, kingfishers and darters. As this was being explained to us, the local guides started to look twitchy. At about this moment, bored by the lecture, Kevin and Bart had begun a stick throwing contest. Flicking sticks at each, getting progressively bigger in size. Calculating the ...

    Kota Kinabalu

    A travel blog entry by chrisandamelia on Jun 27, 2015

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    ... shopping mall also had a cinema, which much to Amelia's delight, was showing the new 'Minions' film. At just 12 ringgit each (2) and 8 ringgit for a large caramel popcorn there were no disputes from Beth and I. Malaysia has to be one of the cheapest places in the world to go to the cinema!

    For Amelia's recent birthday her mum had generously arranged a surprise full day snorkelling trip for us to take part in.
    We were picked up at just after 8 in the morning (by minivan) ...

    Big Borneo Birthday party!

    A travel blog entry by nomadkids on Jun 18, 2015

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    We arrived on the 19 th in Kota Kinabalu. One day before papa and Catherine. And it was useful, as Borneo is not easy to organise by yourself. Tour Operators rule here...smells like bribery to me...

    First day we spent wandering around and looting the Tourist Info for brochures. We were happy to hear that, despite of what was told in the ...

    Kota Kinabalu

    A travel blog entry by suejshaw on Mar 07, 2015

    1 comment

    Unfortunately the Indonesian Authorities re-routed our trip to Kota Kinabalu so instead of getting there at 8am we didn't arrive till 2pm. The port excursions had then all to be changed but in all fairness it didn't effect our choice which was to visit a local wildlife park and then a Borneo ...