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X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)
X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)
X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)
X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)
X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)
X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)
X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)

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7.2

Very good

3 reviews

3 reviews

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8

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Milimewa

90 m

Gaya Street Sunday Market

110 m

Milimewa Superstore

120 m

Gaya Shop Lot

120 m

Never Close Super Mart

130 m

Popular landmarks
Signal Hill Observatory Platform

320 m

Night Market

670 m

Mamutik Island

1.0 km

Sabah State Museum

2.6 km

Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

8.0 km

Closest landmarks
Net Access

60 m

Teksi Car Park

140 m

Maybank

160 m

Consulate of Australia

170 m

Menara Jubili Car Park

210 m

X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)

no.2/2A 2nd floor jalan gaya, Central Business District, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Central Business District, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Sapi Island.

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Highlights

Located in heart of Kota Kinabalu

Check-in [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Inside city center

120 meters to Gaya Street Sunday Market

Facilities

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in [24-hour]

Laundry service

Tours

Wi-Fi in public areas

Family room

Smoking area

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Kota Kinabalu every 2 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.0
Location rating8.0
Nearest airportKota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
Distance to airport7.3 km

Rooms available at X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)

Private Family Room
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 queen bed and 1 bunk bed
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Dorm Bed (shared dorm)
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 bunk bed
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Double Share Bathroom
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 queen bed
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)?

The hotel also offers 24-hour check-in.

How do I get to X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)?

X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing) is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service.

What is the smoking policy at X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)?

X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing) does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)?

The closest train, metro, or bus station to X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing) is South Bus Terminal, 1.5 km away.

What restaurants are nearby X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)?

X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)’s neighborhood is Central Business District which includes popular restaurants such as Fong IP CAFE, Pasta Pasta and Kam Kee Bak Kut Teh.

What popular shopping places are close to X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)?

X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing) is located in Central Business District area which features shopping places such as Gaya Street Sunday Market, Night Market and Suria Sabah Shopping Mall.

What are popular attractions near X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)?

X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)’s location in the Central Business District neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Poring Hot Springs, Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and Sabah State Museum.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)?

X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)’s nearby natural sights include Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre, Mount Kinabalu Botanical Garden and Kokol Hill located in the same Central Business District area.

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Overall rating:

7.2

Very good
3 reviews
Cleanliness
6.0
Facilities
6.7
Location
8.0
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More about X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)

More about X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)

X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing)

You'll love the exceptional convenience during your stay at X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing), located right in the heart of the city center, with an easy access to everything in Kota Kinabalu.
X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing) provides a range services and amenities to help make your stay more comfortable. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. To help pre-arrange your arrival and departure, airport transfer services can be booked before you even check in. The hotel's tours can even help you book tickets and reservations for entertainment and explorations.
Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the laundry service offered at X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing). Smoking may only take place in restricted designated areas.
Guests are guaranteed a comfortable stay while at X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing). To enhance your stay, some rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning.


Dining and things to do

X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing) promises you a fun-packed holiday with a variety of activities and facilities. No need to go anywhere after dinner -- play with friends or family at the library and shared lounge and TV area.


Reasons to stay here

Verified reviews score this hotel higher than 82% of accommodations in the city on value for money.
Verified reviews for this hotel's food and dining options score it better than 88% of accommodations in the city.
This accommodation beats more than 88% of competition in the city on room comfort.

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Amenities and facilities
Good
Facilities

6.7

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese [Cantonese]
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Filipino
  • Malay

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Tours

Services and conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room

Access

  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed

Getting around

  • Airport transfer

Available in all rooms

  • Air conditioning
  • Free bottled water
  • Internet access – wireless
  • Non-smoking
  • Wi-Fi [free]
Location
no.2/2A 2nd floor jalan gaya, Central Business District, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000
Excellent
Location

8

Airports

  • Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
    7.3 km
  • Labuan Airport (LBU)
    119.5 km

Public transportation

  • South Bus Terminal
    1.6 km
  • North Borneo Railway
    4.7 km

Hospital or clinic

  • Watson
    430 m

Shopping

  • Gaya Street Sunday Market
    110 m

Convenience store

  • 7 Eleven
    120 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    30 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Gaya Street Sunday Market
    110 m
  • Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
    180 m
  • Signal Hill Observatory Platform
    320 m
  • Night Market
    670 m
  • Mamutik Island
    1.0 km
  • Sabah State Museum
    2.6 km
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
    8.0 km
  • Sapi Island
    8.0 km
  • Manukan Island
    8.5 km
  • Poring Hot Springs
    14.1 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Net Access
    60 m
  • Milimewa
    90 m
  • Gaya Street Sunday Market
    110 m
  • Milimewa Superstore
    120 m
  • Gaya Shop Lot
    120 m
  • Never Close Super Mart
    130 m
  • Teksi Car Park
    140 m
  • Maybank
    160 m
  • Big Banyan Tree
    160 m
  • Borneo Books I
    170 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-2 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib available upon request
Children 3-12 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Extra beds may be requested directly from the property; additional charges may apply
Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
Extra beds may be requested directly from the property; additional charges may apply
Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Extra beds, if available, are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.

Some helpful facts

The property

  • Number of rooms 6

Reviews of X-Plorer Backpackers (new wing) from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
7.2
/
10
Very good
Cleanliness6.0
Facilities6.7
Location8.0
Service7.3
Value for money8.0
High score for Kota Kinabalu
Rating
9+ Exceptional (0)
8-9 Excellent (0)
7-8 Very Good (0)
6-7 Good (1)
<6 Below Expectation (1)
Time of the year
Mar - May (1)
Jun - Aug (1)
Sep - Nov (0)
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All guests (3)
Showing 2 verified guest comments
4.8
MEI from Malaysia
Group
Private Family Room
Stayed 2 nights in April 2018

good lcationn ”

Just Found Out need to check in at old building , after climb to 2nd floor. Reception check in me at Old building which I paid for New wing. They told me fulled and moved me to old wing, but I paid more for new Wing. End up need me to wait only 15 min and check me in new wing? what a silly reason ? Stayed here for 2 night but found out expired bread roll on fridge , mountain rubbish inside dustbin , no toilet roll in public toilet and also "hair pin" on bathroom floor laying for 3 days. No housekeeping?

Reviewed April 07, 2018

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6.8
Good
Chloe from Malaysia
Group
Private Family Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2017

Good”

Went in to wrong building and need to go around. The room is big but quite dusty

Reviewed July 30, 2017

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