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Kota Kinabalu hostels

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Victoria Hotel & Hostel - Kota Kinabalu - Front desk
Victoria Hotel & Hostel
3.7 Poor
64 ﷼+
64 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
X-Plorer Backpackers - Hostel - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
X-Plorer Backpackers - Hostel
8.6 Very good
79 ﷼+
79 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Skypod Hostel
7.6 Good
49 ﷼+
49 ﷼+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Akinabalu Youth Hostel
8.4 Very good
56 ﷼+
56 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Eb2 Hostel
26 ﷼+
26 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Jiran Hostel
8.6 Very good
90 ﷼+
90 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Signel Hostel
8.7 Very good
56 ﷼+
56 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Grapevine garden
8.8 Very good
59 ﷼+
59 ﷼+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
22 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Cozy Hostel
41 ﷼+
41 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
H2 Segama Backpacker
7.6 Good
30 ﷼+
30 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
56 ﷼+
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

February

High season

September

Average price (weeknight)

41 ﷼

Average price (weekend night)

47 ﷼
Cheapest month to stay with an average 34% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 147% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
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 February and March.
  • 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 Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Monday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 65 days before your stay to get the best price for a Kota Kinabalu hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Kota Kinabalu

  • How much does a hostel cost in Kota Kinabalu?

    Hostel prices in Kota Kinabalu can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Kota Kinabalu is 17 ﷼ but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as 5 ﷼ in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Kota Kinabalu?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Kota Kinabalu is 17 ﷼ compared to 61 ﷼ for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Kota Kinabalu?

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