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Bunibon Lodge
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Nice and clean”
Reviewed 13 November 2013 via mobile

Room was clean when we check in and lounge nice with a small kitchen with the lemon colour. Staff was nice and there's ada small mini cyber also for rm3 per hour so u don't have to go far to find one. Tours also available and would like come again next year :-)

Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

d location is right at the heart of the city where everything is accessible. rooms up to expectations n d staff service available all times. cleanliness is well taken care of. foods r served as agreed upon n there r options available just walking distance for other varieties. sunday market which is one of d main tourist attraction is also quite near. the lodge is acceptable accordingly with their room rates. highly recommend for budget travellers.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Thank Emma S
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sipitang
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Reviewed 11 November 2013

had a nice view and it is a great place to spend time in kota kinabalu.. the cleanliness of this place is also excellent. and had so much intresting things to be done near to this lodge... it also had a nice view of its garden.

  • Stayed November 2013
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Thank danzwa188
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Puerto Colombia, Colombia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Stayed in a private room 53-2 I think.....for 7 nights at only Rm75/ night....and the room was a perfect 10! Compared to other budget hotels around and they are considered hostel! CAR RENTAL And Bike rentals are also available and I rented a Perodua Myvi for one day at only Rm120 Per day and the car was brand new! WOULD Really recommend this place as a one stop tourism hub! LOCALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank Vitoro911
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Staying at cheap place, quite and comfortable. In the middle heart of the city, easy walking around. No need to take any transportation.
I understand that some people not satisfied here, but well, you're not paying a 5 star hotel, don't expect a 5 star service.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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3 Thank Clement_Pito
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2013

Having read a few bad reviews I am not sure if Bunibon have come under new management or if it has been redone (they were redecorating one of the rooms when we were there). We booked out a three bed room which was very basic (a bunkbed and a mattress on the floor) and had no window but the beds were comfortable and the room was clean. Bathroom facilities were good and there was good wifi throughout the hostel.
The people at the front desk were very friendly although pretty disorganised- their booking system seemed very complex and only a few people could understand it- it took a long time before they could find someone who we could pay for our room.
For the money I would really recommend this place- clean, friendly, comfortable and in a good location.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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3 Thank Laura C
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Linz, Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The hostel wouldn't be so bad, but they just don't clean. In the three days I have been there the bathroom has not been cleaned once. Also everything else was rather dirty. I don't recommend this place if you want cleanliness. Facilities are ok.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled solo
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Thank 399Tamara
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Additional Information about Bunibon Lodge

Property: Bunibon Lodge
Address: Lot 21 Lorong Dewan, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #37 of 99 Speciality Lodging in Kota Kinabalu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Bunibon Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Started by 2 pairs of couple... Victor Suan and Josephen.. and Petronella Suan and Nenad Zrnic... together this Lodge happen and the birth of this Lodge was then named .. Bunibon .. a combination of Nick Names of Vic and Jo's children.. Bubu Nia and Bonbon.. this idea was from Nenad. Bunibon Lodge is located right in the heart of Kota Kinabalu City (on the Island of Borneo, Sabah, Malaysia). It is surrounded by other backpackers lodge, automatically puts it in the backpackers lodging "HOTSPOT" A stone throw away is the famous Atkinson Clock Tower. Built in 1903, this all-wood, no-nails structure was built in memory of Francis George Atkinson, the First District Officer of Jesselton during the British North Borneo Chartered Company Administration, who had succumbed to a tropical disease at the young age of 28. While staying in Kota Kinabalu City, a short hike to Signal Hill is not to be missed. It gives you the best view of Kota Kinabalu City. Photos of sunsets and Bright lights in the night often comes out splendid. If you are somebody who is in touch with nature, Jesselton Point which is 10 minutes walk away offers you boat services to go our nearby islands, mainly Gaya, Sapi, Manukan and Mamutik. It would only take about 10 minutes to reach any of these islands.Bunibon lodge not only accommodate you with affordable price but we also provide you with transportation and guidance to assist you during your stay in Kota Kinabalu City. Feel free to liase with our receptionist for car rental or tours.All rooms are fully air-conditioned, we basically have dorm and private room. Come and stay with us!! Luxury in a small scale... :) ... more   less 
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