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Popular hostels in Kota Kinabalu

Discover well-known properties in Kota Kinabalu that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 1,683 hotels in Kota Kinabalu and price data was last updated on 16 April 2024. The average price for a hotel in Kota Kinabalu is €9/night.
These are some of the hostels in Kota Kinabalu with the highest demand. If you're not finding the hostel you're looking for and have flexibility with dates, try adjusting the search form at the top of the page for more options.
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1st Floor, 106/108, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
X-Plorer Backpackers - Hostel is located in Kota Kinabalu and is close to the area's popular attractions. Those staying at the property can also enjoy complimentary wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Air conditioning
8.1
Excellent
21 reviews
Location
1.1 km from city centre
House 35, Jalan Setesen Jalan Mat Salleh, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Located within walking distance of Tanjung Aru Railway Station, Dock In provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Kota Kinabalu. Those staying at the property also have access to complimentary Wi-Fi and on-site parking.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Air conditioning
9.2
Excellent
38 reviews
Location
3.2 km from city centre
Jalan Off Coastal Highway, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Sarang Hostel at City Centre is situated in Kota Kinabalu and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It also provides a lift and an express check-in and check-out feature.
Free Wi-Fi
9.1
Excellent
84 reviews
Location
1.0 km from city centre
No. 17, Jalan Sentosa, Kampung Air, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Victoria Hotel and Hostel is located in Kota Kinabalu and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides a hair salon, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
4.8
Okay
11 reviews
Location
0.5 km from city centre
Lot 38, Jalan Ikan Juara 1, Sadong Jaya, 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.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.4
Good
21 reviews
Location
0.7 km from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in Kota Kinabalu

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Kota Kinabalu. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 16 April 2024.
Cheapest month:September
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Kota Kinabalu:€9/night
Cheapest price found:€3/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
€6 - €14
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€8 - €12
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Cheapest hostels in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Discover affordable stays in Kota Kinabalu that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Kota Kinabalu can be found for as low as €6 per night. There is currently one property in Kota Kinabalu that can be booked for this price. Jesselton Cabin is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Kota Kinabalu. Price data was last updated on 16 April 2024
For those on a budget, these are the cheapest hostels available in Kota Kinabalu for the selected dates. Prices can differ depending on the dates selected, so use the search form to browse more options if you have flexibility.
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1st And 2nd Floor, No.74, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€6
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A-G-18 Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€9
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Level 1 - 5, Unit 29, Building No E, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
€10
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No. 20-1, Lot 1, 1st Floor, Block G, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€10
Avg. per night
Unit Lot 8 Block J, 3rd Floor, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
€11
Avg. per night
1st To 4th Floor, Lot 133 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
€11
Avg. per night

Other accommodations in Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.7 km from city centre
Air conditioning
€250
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.3 km from city centre
Air conditioning
Airport shuttle
€14
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41, Jalan Gaya, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1.7 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
€40
Avg. per night
C-16-G, Signature Office, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
€24
Avg. per night
5, Jalan Padang, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€26
Avg. per night
The Loft, Imago Shopping Mall, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
€24
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Kota Kinabalu

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Kota Kinabalu to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 16 April 2024.
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Facts about staying in Kota Kinabalu

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Kota Kinabalu to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 16 April 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Kota Kinabalu?

    €9/night is an average price for a hostel in Kota Kinabalu throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in May is the most expensive month to book, and in January is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Kota Kinabalu hostels for as low as €4/night. In general, Kota Kinabalu hostels for €7 or less are a good deal.

  • What hostel is closest to Kota Kinabalu Airport?

    Dock In is the nearest hostel in Kota Kinabalu to Kota Kinabalu Airport, at a distance of 2.8 km.

  • Should I stay in a Kota Kinabalu hostel?

    Staying in a Kota Kinabalu hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Kota Kinabalu tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.

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