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Masada Backpacker

1st Floor, No.9, Jalan Masjid Lama, Mosque Valley, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia


Unpack and unwind at Masada Backpackers during your visit to Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of Sabah Malaysian Borneo. Clean, convenient and cozy, Masada is walking distance from a variety of attractions within the city area. Take a 10-15 minute stroll to the following locations:•The Sunday Gaya Street Market•Sabah Tourism Board’s Tourist Information Centre•Atkinson Clock Tower•Padang Merdeka (Bus and taxi terminal)•Signal Hill Observatory Tower•State Library•Night Market•Handicraft Market•Local coffee shops and restaurants (KFC etc.)•A variety of convenience shops, supermarkets and shopping Facilities and servicesRest easy with Masada with these facilities and services:•24-hour reception•Free Wifi in lobby area•Internet access•Air-conditioning•Daily breakfast included•Coffee and tea-making facilities•Astro (Cable) TV•Hot and cold showers (shower gel provided)•Hairdryer and towels upon request•Lockers•Luggage storage•Iron and ironing board•Microwave and toaster•Instant noodles and soft drinks for sale•Outdoor wooden patio•Map and brochure rackSpecial Tour ArrangementsSpeak with your friendly attendants to arrange for various tour packages with local operators. Go diving around the Mantanani islands or discover the wildlife of Borneo through an exciting wetland cruise. Looking for an adrenaline rush? Then white-water rafting is for you! For a dose of ethnic culture, visit the Mari-Mari Cultural Village and learn about Sabah’s indigenous people and their traditions. All these can be arranged to your convenience as a guest of Masada Backpackers.Masada can accommodate up to 20 guests at a time. Various rooms are available to suit any traveler, including singles, couples and even families. Double-deck beds @ RM35 per person•Queen-sized bed @RM80•Single beds @RM45 per person•Family room (1 double deck and 3 single beds) @RM180 per room


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included



Traveler Reviews

“very good”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on September 29, 2019

first time stay here in masada and supposed to stay in a dorm with others female backpackers but since the all lower bed is full-fortunately hunter the owner is around there is kind to give me a...

“OK for KK”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on August 17, 2019

The staff here were so friendly. The breakfast was typical for a hostel - toast, jam, one kind of fruit, one kind cereal, coffee and tea. Our room was fine but the walls were very thin. The shared...

“Great base for exploring KK”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 13, 2019

I stayed at Masada at the start of my trip through Sabah and at the end. Relaxed place to meet people. Breakfast included was nice with very good coffee. Central location. Easy to get to downtown...


We are located at Bandaran Berjaya same row with King Park Hotel and Century Hotel.


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