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Sensi Backpackers Hostel, Kota Kinabalu

2-star2 stars
Lot No 103 Gaya StreetKota KinabaluSabah88000Malaysia

Hostel with restaurant, near Likas Stadium
  • Free WiFi
  • Staff went out of their way to assist me with booking a trip to Mt. Kinibulu. They…Dec 27, 2015
  • For a dorm, I don't think a more comfortable room can be found. The beds were excellent,…Feb 25, 2015
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Sensi Backpackers Hostel, Kota Kinabalu

from $5
  • Family Room
  • Standard Shared Dormitory
  • Standard Double Room
  • Basic Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 5 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Sensi Backpackers Hostel, Kota Kinabalu’s small print

Also known as

  • Sensi Backpackers
  • Sensi Backpackers Hostel
  • Sensi Backpackers Hostel Kota Kinabalu
  • Sensi Backpackers Kota Kinabalu
  • Sensi Hostel
  • Sensi Backpackers Hostel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Sensi Backpackers Hostel, Kota Kinabalu


  • In Downtown Kota Kinabalu
  • Sabah State Mosque (44-minute walk)
  • Gaya Street Sunday Market (0-minute walk)
  • Wisma Merdeka (4-minute walk)
  • KK Esplanade (5-minute walk)
  • Atkinson Clock Tower (5-minute walk)
  • KK Plaza (7-minute walk)
  • Suria Sabah Shopping Mall (7-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) 13-min drive
  • Tanjung Aru Station 9-min drive

Sensi Backpackers Hostel, Kota Kinabalu

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