Borneo Gaya Lodge

Many hotels and backpacker hostels are concentrated along the historical Gaya Street at the centre of Kota Kinabalu city. Borneo Gaya Lodge opened in 2009 is one of the newer backpacker hostels and it has nice rooms, new pillows and beds. Five types of rooms are available here, ranging from dormitory to private rooms, and only the double bedroom has an adjacent bathroom. A simple and small kitchen at the back is provided for the convenience of the guests. It also has a specious lobby with television and computers with internet connection. Plenty of tour information is available from the reception desk, if that is not enough Sabah Tourist Office is just another block away.

Located at the Gaya Street, which is over a hundred years old, also has it advantages as many other parts of KK are now within walking distance. Jesselton Point and Suria Sabah are near by. Sundry shops and bookstore are just a stone throw away plus there are also many kopitiams along Gaya Street. Get ready to try some local foods, Yee Fung Kopitiam for its Laksa, and Syarikat Yu Kee for it Bak Kut Teh, both are a must try for visitors.  Every Sunday Gaya Street is closed down for traffic and turned into a lively Market Fair.

Room Rate:

Room Type Standard Rate Promotion Rate
Mixed Dormitory Room (10 Beds) RM 25 RM 23
Female Dormitory Room (6 Beds) RM 27 RM 25
Twin/Double Bed Room RM 69 RM 65
Double Bed Room RM 89 RM 79
Family Room RM 109 RM 99

From left to right:

  • Family Room
  • Double Room
  • Private Bathroom

Facilities at Borneo Gaya Lodge are:
24 hours Reception Service
24 hours Security System
Fan & Air-Conditional Rooms
Simple Kitchenette
Satellite TV – Astro (Living Room)
Linen & Towel Provided
No Curfew
Free Wireless Online
Free Breakfast
Hot & Cold Showers
Hot & Cold Drinking Water Dispenser
Tour Information Desk

twin bedroom

How to get here? From the airport one can take a taxi or bus to Gaya Street, located at the centre of the Kota Kinabalu city. Borneo Gaya Lodge is on the fourth block from the entrance to Gaya Street.

Borneo Gaya Lodge
No. 78, 1st floor, Jalan Gaya,
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

tel: +6088 242 477
mobile: +6017 817 87 65


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