Sandakan Backpackers, Sandakan

Sandakan Harbour Square
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The best location in the heart of Sandakan town with sea and harbour view, you will be strategically and conveniently located in close proximity to the best amenities and services the city can offer.

This brand new building and facilities have 11 air-conditioned rooms, 2 small dormitories with 6 beds. We also have private rooms with 2 Seaview Single/Double room with attached shower, 3 City view single/double rooms with shower sharing and 4 family rooms with a double bed and double-decker bed.

Being small, we thrive to provide you with the best budget and clean accommodation option within the city. With a warm Borneo atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff, well travel, knowledgeable and 6 yeears tourism experienced owner name Ocean, rest assured you will be comfortably taken care of at Sandakan Backpackers, which doubles up as your launch pad to the treasures and beauty of Sabah, Borneo.

Come and experience your pleasant stay at Sandakan Backpackers – a traveler's choice!

Sea and Harbour view Rooftop / Sundeck / Garden /BBQ
Complimentary Simple Breakfast
Quality anti-dustmite/bacteria mattress
Quality anti-dustmite/bacteria pillow
Quality hardwooden bed
Tour and Ticketing Information
Fast Speed Internet
International Direct Dialing
Laundry & Towels
Exclusive Borneo Handicraft and Souvenirs
Cozy TV , lobby Lounge and reading area
No Curfew
24 Hour Check-in
Airport Pick and Drop at RM30 per trip

We are near bus station in town (Labuk Bus station) as well as sepilok orang utan sanctuary buses. Once you see KFC on your left and Sandakan Harbour Square Bed and Breakfast on your right, please TURN LEFT, we are located at the end corner with a Turtle Backpacking Logo.

Arriving via air, we are 15 minutes away buy vehicle from airport. By land, from long distance bus station, you have an option to take any labuk bus (blue color) going to town, pay 60cents only and go down at the last stop which is the bus station, then walk only one minute to Sandakan Backapackers.

Sepilok orang utan

Kinabatangan Safari (Proboscis monkey, Hornbill, pygmy elephant, fascinating kinabatangan river)

Scuba Diving (Lankayan Island, Sipadan Island, Mabula Island, Kapalai)

Day trip to Gomantong Cave + Kinbatangan River

Turtle island

and many many more...

Location and Contact


Go to Labuk Bus Station in town, once you see KFC on your right and Sandakan Harbour Square Bed and Breakfast, please TURN LEFT, we are located right at the end corner next to Guardian Shop. Make sure there is a Turtle Backpacking Logo.



Address: Lot 108, 1st Floor, Block SH 11, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

Distance to city center: 0.23 km

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Website Sandakan Backpackers Sandakan (if you know the URL of their website, let us know and we'll add it)
Phone Number: +6089 211213 +6089 221104 +6012 8323031
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Facilities and Amenities

Family-Friendly Hostel

Solo Traveller

Youth Hostel



Luggage Storage


Airport Pickup

City Tours

Lockers in Lobby

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

24 Hour Security

Air Conditioning

Board Games

Cable TV

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking

Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Pool Table


Max. Age: All Ages

Checkout: 12:00 (12 Noon)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: 2007

Reception Hours: 24hours open

Size: Medium (30-60 beds)

Female Dorm Only

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