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1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, memory foam beds
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, memory foam beds
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, memory foam beds
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, memory foam beds


2 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAll Saint's Cathedral7 min walk
    Popular LocationKompleks Karamunsing9 min walk
    Popular LocationMuseum of Islamic Civilisation18 min walk
    AirportKota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.)17 min drive

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Premium Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom, City View

No guest room rating
  • 215 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Exclusive Room, Multiple Bedrooms, Shared Bathroom

  • 861 sq ft
  • Sleeps 24
  • 16 Single Beds and 4 Queen Beds

Exclusive Room, Women only, Shared Bathroom

5/5 guest room rating
  • 1076 sq ft
  • Sleeps 20
  • 20 Single Beds

Signature Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom

5/5 guest room rating
  • 538 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Signature Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • 861 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Signature Shared Dormitory, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom

5/5 guest room rating
  • 861 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Superior Shared Dormitory, Multiple Beds, Shared Bathroom

No guest room rating
  • 1076 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 Single Beds

Exclusive Room, Multiple Beds, Shared Bathroom

  • 538 sq ft
  • Sleeps 16
  • 16 Large Single Beds

Comfort Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Shared Bathroom

  • 161 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

  • 1076 sq ft
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 Single Beds OR 3 Queen Beds

About this area

Kota Kinabalu

SKYPOD Hostel is located on the riverwalk and in an area with good airport proximity. Kompleks Asia City and Imago Shopping Mall are worth visiting if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Signal Hill Observatory Platform and Tanjung Aru Perdana Park. Don't miss out on a visit to Anjung Samudera. Guests appreciate the capsule hotel's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • All Saint's Cathedral - 7 min walk
  • Kompleks Karamunsing - 9 min walk
  • Kompleks Asia City - 13 min walk
  • Imago Shopping Mall - 16 min walk
  • Museum of Islamic Civilisation - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Tanjung Aru Station - 8 min drive
  • AirportKota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) - 17 min drive


  • Chub's Grill - 11 min walk
  • Welcome Seafood - 11 min walk
  • Borenos Fried Chicken - 12 min walk
  • D'Place Kinabalu - 15 min walk
  • Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant - 15 min walk
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About this property


Rivewalk capsule hotel with free breakfast and restaurant
This capsule hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Free breakfast (local cuisine) is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free manager's reception. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area and a microwave in a common area. All 10 shared rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. Guests will appreciate conveniences such as washing machines and living rooms, while Smart TVs with cable channels and Netflix provide a bit of entertainment.
SKYPOD Hostel offers 10 forms of shared accommodation with air conditioning, DVD players and a safe. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Memory foam beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Full-sized fridge/freezers, microwaves and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, slippers, bidets and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. 50-inch Smart televisions come with cable channels and Netflix. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and rice cookers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

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Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 15


Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property does not allow children
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: MYR 50.00 per stay
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property from 1 July 2021. 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.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: MYR 30 per vehicle
  • Late check-out fee: MYR 29 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

SKYPOD Hostel Kota Kinabalu
SKYPOD Kota Kinabalu
SKYPOD Hostel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
SKYPOD Hostel Capsule Hotel
SKYPOD Hostel Kota Kinabalu
SKYPOD Hostel Capsule Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at SKYPOD Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, SKYPOD Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to SKYPOD Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at SKYPOD Hostel?
As of 22 Jan 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at SKYPOD Hostel on 23 Jan 2021 start from £6, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is SKYPOD Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at SKYPOD Hostel?
Self-parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at SKYPOD Hostel?
Check-in ends–anytime.
What time is check-out at SKYPOD Hostel?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for MYR 29 (subject to availability).
Does SKYPOD Hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a shuttle from the airport to the hotel. A fee of MYR 30 per vehicle applies.
Where is SKYPOD Hostel located?
Located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, this golf capsule hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kompleks Asia City, Imago Shopping Mall and Sabah State Museum. Atkinson Clock Tower and Anjung Samudera are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 36 out of 59 reviews
5 - Excellent 61%
Rating 4 - Good. 15 out of 59 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 59 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 59 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 59 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing value
A few of the things I liked in the dorm room is each bed has a curtain so you have privacy and the space is really big with lots of storage space right under your bed. The staff were really friendly and helpful and the welcome card is a nice touch too. There’s a nice chill out area with bean bags and the coffee is great too. (Good coffee is a rarity in hostels)
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
its a good place to stay
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2019

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Everything is good but the water pressure is too low when we stayed in the hostel. I’d like to visit here again if the water pressure gets stable.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2019

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Quite hot bcoz the staff like to turn off the air cond.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2018

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice comfortable hostel
Had an enjoyable stay here. This hostel is clean and comfortable. The only down side is it is located 5 mins drive from the city centre.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2018

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