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Escape Backpackers KK, Kota Kinabalu

City-center hostel within easy reach of Imago Shopping Mall

  • Free local cuisine breakfast and free WiFi

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Unit Lot 8 Block J, 3rd Floor, Kota Kinabalu, 88000, Malaysia
7.6.Good.
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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe & Clean (Malaysia), Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global), Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), SGS (3rd party expert - Global), Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global), Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global), and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 4 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Room service
  • Air conditioning
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance

What’s around

  • In Downtown Kota Kinabalu
  • Imago Shopping Mall - 18 min walk
  • Sutera Harbour - 34 min walk
  • Local Fruits Market - 3 min walk
  • Centre Point - 3 min walk
  • Sedco Square - 4 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Downtown Kota Kinabalu
  • Imago Shopping Mall - 18 min walk
  • Sutera Harbour - 34 min walk
  • Local Fruits Market - 3 min walk
  • Centre Point - 3 min walk
  • Sedco Square - 4 min walk
  • Warisan Square - 4 min walk
  • Anjung Samudera - 6 min walk
  • Kota Kinabalu Central Market - 6 min walk
  • KK Plaza - 7 min walk
  • Kompleks Asia City - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Kota Kinabalu Intl. Airport (BKI) - 9 min drive
  • Tanjung Aru Station - 5 min drive
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Unit Lot 8 Block J, 3rd Floor, Kota Kinabalu, 88000, Malaysia

At a glance

Size

  • 4 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time noon-noon
  • Check-out time is 11:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.
  • At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 11 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result. The negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and up, and the test must have been administered no more than 24 hours prior to check-in.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast daily
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance

Facilities

  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property 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 beginning January 1, 2023. 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.

Hygiene and cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

The negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and up, and the test must have been administered no more than 24 hours prior to check-in.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation (global expert)
  • Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • SGS (3rd party expert - Global)
  • CovidClean (Safehotels - global expert)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts cash.

Also known as

  • Escape Backpackers KK Hostel Kota Kinabalu
  • Escape Backpackers KK Hostel
  • Escape Backpackers KK Kota Kinabalu
  • Escape Backpackers KK Kota Kinabalu
  • Escape Backpackers KK Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Escape Backpackers KK does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Escape Backpackers KK.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from noon - noon. Check-out time is 11:30 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Koryo-Jeong (3-min walk), Fish Market Restaurant (4-min walk), and Sri Melaka Restoren (5-min walk).
7.6.Good.
  • 8.0.Very Good

    ダニがいなかったら良いと思います。

    部屋は割と清潔でスタッフは親切だったが、ダニに咬まれた。

    1 night trip, Sep. 19, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    大推薦!

    非常讚! 唯一小小缺點是沒有電梯,以及公共空間沒有冷氣。 但是瑕不掩瑜,很對得起這個價錢了!服務跟早餐比我朋友住的星級酒店還好

    tzu chun, 4 night trip with friends, Apr. 4, 2019

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  • 2.0.Poor

    G.A.G.I.M.A...

    첫날 숙박이라 싼데 골랐는데 후기 개뻥같음 이상함 ㅠㅠ 진짜 개더러워서 돌아버리는 줄 그와중에 샤워기가 물이 질질 나오다 말다 해서 씻지도 못함 진짜 개빡침 조식은 쏘쏘..

    1 night trip, Apr. 1, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Vynikající snídaně, milý personal

    Personal je ❤️❤️ A snídaně vynikající

    Tereza, 1 night romance trip, Dec. 19, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Merini, 3 night business trip, Mar. 28, 2019

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