Kota Kinabalu hostels

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Kota Kinabalu
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X-Plorer Backpackers - Hostel - Kota Kinabalu - Dining room
R325+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Borneo Backpackers - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Borneo Backpackers
2 Mediocre
R274+
R274+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Akinabalu Youth Hostel
8.2 Excellent
R291+
R291+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
R103+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
V Hotel
R411+
R411+
Air conditioning
R120+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Signel Hostel
9.1 Excellent
R206+
R206+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
H2 Backpacker
7.9 Good
R103+
R103+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Skypod Hostel
8 Excellent
R240+
R240+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
R257+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Borneo Gaya Lodge
8.1 Excellent
R343+
R343+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
R805+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

How much is a Kota Kinabalu hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

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Good to know

Low season

October

High season

January

Average price (weeknight)

R190

Average price (weekend night)

R155
Cheapest month to stay with an average 68% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 64% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Kota Kinabalu

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding Kota Kinabalu hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Kota Kinabalu, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Kota Kinabalu in October and February.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Kota Kinabalu if you stay on a Friday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Saturday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Kota Kinabalu hostel.

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