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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

    KK Pub Crawl

    A travel blog entry by miduck on Jul 03, 2014

    ... three Italians; Franco and two Edwardos who looked like typical surfer dudes. We played some beer pong and had about 5 beers (Skol sets of 4 were RM 12) and a few Tigers then did a boat race/cup flip. After that we moved on to El Centro where we played some drinking games and had RM 5 tequila shots and RM 10 Long Island Ice teas LIIT (so strong) along with the free Long Island ice tea from the crawl. After that we went to Black World and got a Tiger and played some pool ...

    Journey to the Equator

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

    1 comment, 58 photos

    ... I took the local bus into Kuching the next morning from my hotel (20 mins) with my fingers crossed and what a difference! What a lovely place, fantastic! There were Chinese pagodas and temples everywhere, lovely old traditional Chinese buildings and the river front was fab. On the opposite bank was a massive gold roofed new Sarawak State Legislative Assembly building that dominated the waterway, it was beautiful! Little traditional boats were ...

    Day 256 - Cooking Class / Classe de Cuina

    A travel blog entry by wanvigdot on Apr 25, 2014

    37 photos

    ... Pat, a gentleman from the house we were going to cook in, took us to the main food market in the center of town to bey the ingredients for the day. The indoor marketplace was jam-packed with stalls and busy selling all kinds of spices; turmeric, ginger, galangal, fruits like the coconut and the durian, that smells appalling, and other ...

    Last Hotel of the Holiday Shangri-La Tanjung Aru

    A travel blog entry by johnnygoldfinch on Apr 23, 2014

    3 comments, 3 photos

    ... Jonathan (who had also
    checked us in) and we also managed to catch up with Frank. The Assistant General Manager also came over for a chat.
    The transfer turned up at 1250 and off we went; arriving at the Tanjung Aru about 15 minutes later.
    We were welcomed at the main entrance by the same guy as 12 years ago (Wan, he has worked here for 30 years now). Elaine checked us in and Mr John decided to upgrade to Club again.

    Mount Kinabalu DONE!

    A travel blog entry by cramow on Apr 23, 2014

    3 photos

    ... to sleep! We somehow stayed awake for the quiz and despite the aches and lack of sleep we did surprisingly well, in the top 5 each round so not bad at all. By the time the quiz finished it was half 10 and we we're seriously flagging so headed back to the hotel. So after 30 hours of being awake, climbing to an altitude of over 4000m and completing a ferrata we could finally sleep. Similarily to Mulu, Mount. Kinabalu had been exhausting but a once in a lifetime ...