Kota Kinabalu hostels

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Kota Kinabalu
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X-Plorer Backpackers - Hostel - Kota Kinabalu - Dining room
₪65+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
H2 Backpacker - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
H2 Backpacker
8 Excellent
₪21+
₪21+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Skypod Hostel
8 Excellent
₪45+
₪45+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Borneo Backpackers
2 Mediocre
₪55+
₪55+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Akinabalu Youth Hostel
8.2 Excellent
₪59+
₪59+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
₪21+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
V Hotel
₪83+
₪83+
Air Conditioning
₪24+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Air Conditioning
Signel Hostel
9.1 Excellent
₪41+
₪41+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Vibrant Hostel
9.2 Excellent
₪48+
₪48+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
₪52+
Air Conditioning
₪162+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
₪52+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning

Kota Kinabalu hostels near the city center

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How much is a Kota Kinabalu hostel?

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Low season

October

High season

January

Average price (weeknight)

₪39

Average price (weekend night)

₪38
Cheapest month to stay with an average 66% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 61% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Kota Kinabalu

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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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