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Reviewed 29 August 2013

The location is a bit far, but I don't mind to walk for that bit as I really love this place. When we first entered the hostel, the staffs welcomed us very well and I could say they are so nice and friendly. This hostel is a home to me. Even though it's a bit far, but I don't mind...

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We stayed in the dorms for about 4 nights. The rooms are airconditioned and have enough space (though it was never completely full when we stayed there). The showers had good pressure and hot water. The hostel was generally very clean and comfortable. They have free wifi and a computer for guests to use. The location is great and the...

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Thank LaurenR86
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Originally we were due to stay here for only 2 nights but extended to 5. We had a private double room, which is small but it's enough, it has air conditioning, it's clean and the bed comfortable and for 60MR (approx $20 for 2 people per night) it's fantastic. The showers are located on the back deck which I have...

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Thank Susan P
Sungai Petani, Malaysia
Reviewed 18 December 2012

Stayed here for 3 days and had a good stay considering the cheap dorms and private rooms. If you are finding for just a place to get back to durig the night then this is the right place for you. Fridnly environment and helpful staff.

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Thank Thenaturefreak
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 November 2012

Stayed here in a private room with 3 friends, 4 people private rooms costs 98R which is a reasonable price and it is in a decent location. The showers were outside and had good pressure and temperature. The beds were average dorms beds and there was good air con. The staff were very helpful with directions and suggestions. A very...

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Thank jacko111
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 July 2012

It were some nice stays except the floorboards and the weakly insulated wall panels. Others than that, awesome! nice staff!

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1Thank yowong
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Really enjoyed my stay here, at three different times. The longest being a week. The deck out back was great for relaxing, the staff were awesome! Really helpful and knowledgable. I noticed a review on here mentioned they have no double rooms, that's incorrect, my double room is sunny, and the bed is a King. It's popular and the double...

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2Thank R_Kitson
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2012

I spent a fair while investigating hostels before choosing Travellers light for my stay in KK. I love the Australia place location (all of the hostels here back onto the forest, and no traffic at all). And at 60 RM/night it was slightly cheaper than the two places next door. (Though there are better deals in KK, I don't think...

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Reviewed 4 November 2011

Good place to be although they turn off aircon during the day. Clean rooms, free wifi, quiet place with a nice terrace.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2011

We found this place by chance after heading to the recommended place for KK (kota kinabulu) in one of the guide books and found is was terrible. This place was the exact opposite! nice staff, nice clean rooms, granted we where in an 8 bed dorm but it was spotless and the aircon worked fine. The showers are on the...

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WARM GREETING FROM BORNEO TRAVELLERS LIGHT¦ Travellers' Light is Clean, Cozy, Comfortable and one of the new lodge in city center. We are Safe and Convenience, the Police Station is our neighbor. Also having the exotic rain forest at our backyard garden which you will observe and hear the butterflies and birds in their natural habitat. 'CLEANLINESS IS OUR TOP PRIORITY' ... more   less 

Additional Information about Travellers' Light Backpackers Lodge

Address: Lot 19 Lorong Dewan | Sabah (borneo), Kota Kinabalu 88300, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: £14 - £14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Don´t take the dorm. It is too small (and I am used to Indian conditions)”
 of 5 bubbles jojoruber, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“room 204 for 2 sharing or a family of 4. 2 beds + a bunk bed”
 of 5 bubbles simonji13, 22 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Away from the street (i.e. facing the forest) and far down the hall as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles Dutchcookie, 5 Mar 2012 | Read review
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