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TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu

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Overview of TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu

TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu

2.0 star property
Hostel with restaurant, near Atkinson Clock Tower

9.4/10 Exceptional

7 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry facilities
No 12, Jalan Masjid Lama, Bandaran Berjaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Business centre
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Computer station
  • Vending machine
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • 8 bedrooms
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Kota Kinabalu
  • Imago Shopping Mall - 9 min drive
  • 1Borneo Hypermall - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • Tanjung Aru Station - 9 min drive


  • Sri Latha Curry House - 4 min walk
  • Sri Melaka Restoren - 5 min walk
  • D'Place Kinabalu - 6 min walk
  • Restoran Jeti - 7 min walk
  • Kedai Kopi Yee Fung - 7 min walk

About this property

TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu

TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu is a great choice for a stay in Kota Kinabalu. You can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Korean, Malay

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 63 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (7 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking
  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Water dispenser

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Pool table

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas


  • Lift
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Korean
  • Malay

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property from 1 January 2023. 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.

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between MYR 10 and MYR 30 per person (approximately)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia) guidelines.


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Toojou Social Hostel Kota Kinabalu
Toojou Social Kota Kinabalu
TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu
TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu?
As of 3 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu on 9 December 2022 start from S$43, excluding 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu?
No, unfortunately. However, there's street parking available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Atkinson Clock Tower (6-min walk) and Gaya Street Sunday Market (9-min walk), along with Signal Hill Observatory Platform (13-min walk) and Anjung Samudera (13-min walk).
Are there restaurants at or near TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Sri Latha Curry House (4-min walk), Sri Melaka Restoren (5-min walk) and D'Place Kinabalu (6-min walk).
What's the area around TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu like?
TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu is in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, a short 8-minute walk from Kompleks Asia City and 9 minutes' walk from Gaya Street Sunday Market.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

8/10 Very good

Hasnul Fikri, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent, clean, modern, affordable and chic hostel. Hostel workers are very friendly and helpful. I have nothing to complaint. Make sure to say hi and pet the hostel's cat (Pablo)
3-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Hotel stay which is value for money
Pro : walking distance to Gaya Sunday street, at the last shop of the alley (quiet), boutique hotel design with built in Bluetooth speaker Con : can hear noise if ppl walk /chit chat at night
Yiing Yiing, 1-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

New hotel located in the central of the city. Clean and good vibe. Staffs are very warm and friendly. Definitely will visit again! keep up the good work!
Kim, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Fong Kim, 1-night romance trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Ett nytt fräscht och bekvämt hostel. Bra sängar och allting annat också. Högsta betyg!
Ulla, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip with friends
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