Kota Kinabalu hostels

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Skypod Hostel
Skypod Hostel
9.2 Excellent
Lot 38, Jalan Ikan Juara 1, Sadong Jaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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11.3 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 28 reviews
9.2

SKYPOD Hostel offers award-winning accommodation in Kota Kinabalu and is within walking distance of Secretariat Railway Station. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet throughout the property.

Dock In - Hostel
Dock In - Hostel
8.4 Excellent
House 35, Jalan Setesen Jalan Mat Salleh, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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3.2 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 17 reviews
8.4

Dock In is located in Kota Kinabalu and features complimentary wireless internet. It is a 10-minute drive from the Petagas War Memorial and has free private parking on site.

Lavender Lodge
Lavender Lodge
8.1 Excellent
No 6, Jalan Laiman Diki, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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0.4 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 11 reviews
8.1

Lavender Lodge is situated in Kota Kinabalu and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also provides luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and a ticket service.

Vibrant Hostel
Vibrant Hostel
9.4 Excellent
Level 1 - 5, Unit 29, Building No E, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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1.0 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 449 reviews
9.4

Vibrant Hostel offers a comfortable setting while in Kota Kinabalu. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

Pods The Backpackers Home, Kota Kinabalu
Pods The Backpackers Home, Kota Kinabalu
1-1-11, First Floor, Block 1, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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0.3 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

PODs the Backpackers Home Kota Kinabalu is situated in Kota Kinabalu and offers complimentary wireless internet. It is conveniently located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Tips for booking a hostel in Kota Kinabalu

Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Kota_Kinabalu:$23/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$4/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Friday
$17 - $32
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$16 - $19
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hostels in Kota Kinabalu

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Skypod Hostel
Skypod Hostel
9.2 Excellent
Lot 38, Jalan Ikan Juara 1, Sadong Jaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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11.3 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

SKYPOD Hostel offers award-winning accommodation in Kota Kinabalu and is within walking distance of Secretariat Railway Station. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet throughout the property.

$10
Avg. per night
Vibrant Hostel
Vibrant Hostel
9.4 Excellent
Level 1 - 5, Unit 29, Building No E, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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1.0 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

Vibrant Hostel offers a comfortable setting while in Kota Kinabalu. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

$15
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Lavender Lodge
Lavender Lodge
8.1 Excellent
No 6, Jalan Laiman Diki, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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0.4 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

Lavender Lodge is situated in Kota Kinabalu and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also provides luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and a ticket service.

$19
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Pods The Backpackers Home, Kota Kinabalu
Pods The Backpackers Home, Kota Kinabalu
1-1-11, First Floor, Block 1, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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0.3 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

PODs the Backpackers Home Kota Kinabalu is situated in Kota Kinabalu and offers complimentary wireless internet. It is conveniently located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

$33
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Dock In - Hostel
Dock In - Hostel
8.4 Excellent
House 35, Jalan Setesen Jalan Mat Salleh, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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3.2 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

Dock In is located in Kota Kinabalu and features complimentary wireless internet. It is a 10-minute drive from the Petagas War Memorial and has free private parking on site.

$46
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Kota Kinabalu hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Kota Kinabalu?

    $23/night is an average price for a hostel in Kota Kinabalu throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in October is the most expensive month to book, and in October is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Kota Kinabalu hostels for as low as $6/night. In general, Kota Kinabalu hostels for $20 or less are a good deal.

  • What hostel is closest to Kota Kinabalu Airport?

    The closest Kota Kinabalu hostel to Kota Kinabalu Airport is Dock In - Hostel, which is 2.8 km away.

  • Should I stay in a Kota Kinabalu hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Kota Kinabalu hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Kota Kinabalu.