10 Best Hostels in Kota Kinabalu

10 Best Hostels in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is the capital of Sabah, a state located in East Malaysia. KK is known for its breathtaking sunsets, vibrant night markets, and stunning beaches. As a popular tourist destination, KK has a plethora of accommodation options, ranging from luxury hotels to budget-friendly hostels. In this document, we will be focusing on the best hostels in Kota Kinabalu.

When it comes to budget-friendly accommodation, hostels are a great option for travelers. Not only are they affordable, but they also provide a unique experience for guests. Hostels are known for their communal atmosphere, allowing travelers to meet new people and make friends from all over the world.

If you're planning a trip to Kota Kinabalu and looking for the best hostels to stay at, we've got you covered. In this document, we will be highlighting some of the best hostels in Kota Kinabalu that offer great value for money and an unforgettable experience.

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Kota Kinabalu

  1. Faloe Hostel - best for Solo Traveller
  2. Homy Seafront Hostel
  3. JHub
  4. Vibrant Hostel
  6. Akinabalu Youth Hostel - best for Solo Traveller
  7. TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu - best for Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller
  8. Jesselton Cabin
  9. Escape Backpackers KK
  10. Signel Hostel

How much are hostels in Kota Kinabalu?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Kota Kinabalu

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Kota Kinabalu

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Full List of best Hostels in Kota Kinabalu

On the map: Hostel Locations in Kota Kinabalu

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Kota Kinabalu. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

🏆 Overall Best Hostel:

Homy Seafront Hostel

🙋‍♀️ Female Solo-Traveler:

TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu

🤹 Solo-Traveler:

Faloe Hostel

🎉 Party Hostel:

TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Kota Kinabalu: Faloe Hostel

This is the overall best rated hostel in Kota Kinabalu. The overall rating is 9.3. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at Faloe Hostel starts from $8.10.

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#1 Best Hostel in Kota Kinabalu
Faloe Hostel

FAQ about Kota Kinabalu Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Kota Kinabalu. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Kota Kinabalu costs $10 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Kota Kinabalu costs $29. (based on Hostelz.com price comparison)
The only website listing all 23 Hostels in Kota Kinabalu is Hostelz.com. We are a specialized hostel price comparison.
TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu is the best rated hostel in Kota Kinabalu for female solo travellers.
Hostelz.com compares prices for 23 hostels in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Kota Kinabalu such as
  • 11 hotels
  • 1 guesthouse

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TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu is the best hostel for partying in Kota Kinabalu.

It offers: Bar.

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Best Hostel in Kota Kinabalu is...

Faloe Hostel!

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