Sutera Sanctuary Lodges 2009

The place to book an overnight stay on Mount Kinabalu, Mesilau resort, and Manukan Island.Located at the ground floor of Wisma Sabah, Sutera Sanctuary Lodges manages many of the accommodations, like chalets, lodges, hostel, and resthouse, for Sabah Parks. Places that come under the management of Sutera Sanctuary Lodges areĀ Kinabalu Park, Laban Rata Resthouse, Mesilau Nature Resorts,Poring Hot Spring, and Manukan Island Resort.

Climbers who wish to climb Mt. Kinabalu, must secure a bed at any of the following resthouses: Laban Rata Resthouse, Gunting Lagadan Hut, Waras Hut, or Panar Laban Hut. Permit to climb Mt. Kinabalu will only be issued by Sabah Park when one has secured a bed on the day of climb. These places are heavily booked throughout the year, it is advicible to book six months ahead to avoid any disappointment.

Akinabalu Youth Hostel

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akinabalu youth hostel

Every since the arrival of Air Asia, a budget airline to Kota Kinabalu, many backpackers have added Kota Kinabalu City to their list of destinations. With the arrival of the ever increasing backpackers all over the world, more and more Bed and Breakfast or budget hostels have been set up in and around Kota Kinabalu to cater for the budget conscious travellers.

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spacious lounge

Clean, tidy, informative, and friendly stuffs are what travellers come to expect from budget hostels, and Akinabalu Youth Hostel, does possess most of the criterion above. Located on Gaya Street, the oldest street in Kota Kinabalu, Akinabalu Youth Hostel also has easy access to the many points of interest in Kota Kinabalu.

X-plorer Backpackers

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x-plorer backpackers

small, clean and relax
X-plorer Backpackers is a small hostel with about 7 to 8 rooms. Even though it is small, it comes with the standard clean rooms and it has a well lay out living lounge area that comes with a balcony. There Astro cable TV for entertainment and also to keep up with the latest news. A fridge and microwave for makingsimple meals. well keep toilet and clean bathroom too. Note the reception area is at the back of the building.

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art wall at x-plorer backpackers