Kota Kinabalu hostels

Find and compare great deals on hostels in Kota Kinabalu from hundreds of travel sites

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Dec 8 — Dec 92
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Wed 8/12
Thu 9/12
...and more

Refine Your Search

Guest Ratings
See all filters

Popular Hostels in Kota Kinabalu

Lavender Lodge
Lavender Lodge
8,1 Excellent
No 6, Jalan Laiman Diki, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Show on map
0,4 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 11 reviews
8,1

Lavender Lodge is situated in Kota Kinabalu and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also provides luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and a ticket service.

Pods The Backpackers Home, Kota Kinabalu
Pods The Backpackers Home, Kota Kinabalu
1-1-11, First Floor, Block 1, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Show on map
0,3 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

PODs the Backpackers Home Kota Kinabalu is situated in Kota Kinabalu and offers complimentary wireless internet. It is conveniently located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Skypod Hostel
Skypod Hostel
9,2 Excellent
Lot 38, Jalan Ikan Juara 1, Sadong Jaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Show on map
11,3 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 28 reviews
9,2

SKYPOD Hostel offers award-winning accommodation in Kota Kinabalu and is within walking distance of Secretariat Railway Station. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet throughout the property.

Vibrant Hostel
Vibrant Hostel
9,5 Excellent
Level 1 - 5, Unit 29, Building No E, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Show on map
1,0 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 413 reviews
9,5

Vibrant Hostel offers a comfortable setting while in Kota Kinabalu. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

Dock In - Hostel
Dock In - Hostel
8,4 Excellent
House 35, Jalan Setesen Jalan Mat Salleh, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Show on map
3,2 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 17 reviews
8,4

Dock In is located in Kota Kinabalu and features complimentary wireless internet. It is a 10-minute drive from the Petagas War Memorial and has free private parking on site.

Tips for booking a hostel in Kota Kinabalu

Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Kota_Kinabalu:R249/night
Absolute cheapest price found:R48/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Friday
R182 - R344
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
R174 - R201
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hostels in Kota Kinabalu

Show all 46 hostels
Skypod Hostel
Skypod Hostel
9,2 Excellent
Lot 38, Jalan Ikan Juara 1, Sadong Jaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Show on map
11,3 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

SKYPOD Hostel offers award-winning accommodation in Kota Kinabalu and is within walking distance of Secretariat Railway Station. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet throughout the property.

R112
Avg. per night
Vibrant Hostel
Vibrant Hostel
9,5 Excellent
Level 1 - 5, Unit 29, Building No E, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Show on map
1,0 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

Vibrant Hostel offers a comfortable setting while in Kota Kinabalu. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

R144
Avg. per night
Lavender Lodge
Lavender Lodge
8,1 Excellent
No 6, Jalan Laiman Diki, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Show on map
0,4 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

Lavender Lodge is situated in Kota Kinabalu and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also provides luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and a ticket service.

R208
Avg. per night
Pods The Backpackers Home, Kota Kinabalu
Pods The Backpackers Home, Kota Kinabalu
1-1-11, First Floor, Block 1, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Show on map
0,3 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

PODs the Backpackers Home Kota Kinabalu is situated in Kota Kinabalu and offers complimentary wireless internet. It is conveniently located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

R351
Avg. per night
Dock In - Hostel
Dock In - Hostel
8,4 Excellent
House 35, Jalan Setesen Jalan Mat Salleh, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Show on map
3,2 km from city centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 

Dock In is located in Kota Kinabalu and features complimentary wireless internet. It is a 10-minute drive from the Petagas War Memorial and has free private parking on site.

R495
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Kota Kinabalu?

    Kota Kinabalu hostels are R250/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In October is often the cheapest month to book, and in October is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Kota Kinabalu. Our users recently found hostels for R60/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Kota Kinabalu for R209/night or less a good deal.

  • What hostel is closest to Kota Kinabalu Airport?

    Dock In - Hostel is 2,8 km away from Kota Kinabalu Airport, making it the closest Kota Kinabalu hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • Should I stay in a Kota Kinabalu hostel?

    Staying in a Kota Kinabalu hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Kota Kinabalu tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.