Right near the waterfront, this hostel gets a lot of love from the backpacker contingent for its cleanliness and the helpfulness of its staff. The cosy common area and guest kitchen is where folks congregate to discuss their next adventure – on the Kinabatangan, Turtle Island or beyond.
Located in Harbour Square in the heart of Sandakan town center, Harbourside Backpackers offers air-conditioned accommodation. Each room has a shared bathroom, which comes with a hot and cold shower. Guest have access to a small, shared kitchen, TV lounge and common area with reading materials. Harbourside Backpackers is a 5-minute walk to a bus station. The nearest airport is Sandakan Airport, 9 km from the property.
A tourist tax of RM 10 per room per night is applied to all foreign guests. This tax is not included in the room rate and must be paid upon check-in. Guests with a valid Malaysian Identity Card or valid permanent residents MY PR Card are exempted.