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Sensi Backpackers Hostel
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

Stayed in room 99 one night in the beginning of April. Everything looked nice and clean from the beginning but when I just was about to go to sleep, I saw a bed bug crawling on my pillow. Went down to the reception and they said they were sorry and I got a new bed mattress and pillow but did not get much sleep that night. First thing in the morning we checked out and found us a new hotel. Got a discount so only paid 20RM, but still not worth it.

  • Stayed: April 2014
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Reviewed 28 February 2014

Stayed there for 2 days last February, first impression was the place was clean and quite cozy. Room, common area, toilet was in good condition. Staff was very helpful on our queries especially when we had to do the arrangements for our Mt. Kinabalu climb, they're also trustworthy as we left some valuables to them since we won't be needing them during the climb. Price was cheap considering the condition and location and the amenities. Location of the hostel was great because it was near to restaurants and shopping places, really at the heart of the city. My only concern was I got bit by some bug while sleeping which I think should be handled soon by the receptionists/cleaners(it happened on our first night). And to add more power outlet converter, though the lady at the reception told me that guests always get it and they never returned it. Why do some guests do that!

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Balbonelesko
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Reviewed 14 February 2014

Nice place to stay. Stayed in a single room enough for four pax for RM120 a night. Close to cafe and eating place. If you like indian food, located just next door and a pharmacy just across the street.

Room Tip: Breakfast, tea n coffee provided.
  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled solo
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Thank Sethpeli
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

We didn't stay as when we arrived with our booking.com booking ready we were told the place was overbooked and they didn't know about the booking done 2-3 days before. The lady at reception seemed clueless what to do and just kept saying there is no space. After getting the owner on the phone she apologised and we were offered help to find another hostel. The lady tried to help, but couldn't find anything by phone so we decided to try ourselves eventually.

The first impression of reception, signage etc was ok, shame the bookings weren't managed well

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank MarkManama
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

I stayed in Sensi hostel for a week in May with my mum and sister. Honestly, the best and most beautiful hostel i ever stayed. Very clean - thanks to few ladies working there, always keeping place clean and tidy. Never had any issues. Staff very helpful, nice and smiling. I think the owner should really take care of them and give them the pay rise, fully deserved :)

Room Tip: any room is a good room :)
  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with family
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