Hostels in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Lavender Lodge
7.8 Good
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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0.4 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 
GoodBased on 3 reviews
7.8

This comfortable hostel in Kota Kinabalu offers free Wi-Fi, as well as a 24-hour reception and luggage storage. It is ideally located for guests wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

Skypod Hostel
7.8 Good
Lot 38, Jalan Ikan Juara 1, Sadong Jaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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0.7 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 
GoodBased on 25 reviews
7.8

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.

Vibrant Hostel
9.3 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 380 reviews
9.3

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

Tips for booking hostels in Kota Kinabalu

Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Kota Kinabalu:₱45,728/night
Cheapest price found:₱167/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
₱234 - ₱1,961
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₱343 - ₱1,053
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Hostel prices in Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu travel FAQs

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

    ₱824 per night is how much hostels in Kota Kinabalu cost, on average. ₱221 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for ₱692 per night or less is a good deal. Kota Kinabalu hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with February being the most expensive month to book, and in July being the cheapest.

  • What hostel is closest to Kota Kinabalu Airport?

    Vibrant Hostel is 5.0 km away from Kota Kinabalu Airport, making it the closest Kota Kinabalu hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • Should I stay in a Kota Kinabalu hostel?

    Hostels in Kota Kinabalu tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travelers looking to meet other people. Kota Kinabalu hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.