Akinabalu Youth Hostel is centrally located on Gaya Street, a 15-minute drive from Kota Kinabalu Airport. Both private and dormitory rooms are available, with free Wi-Fi and a shared bathroom. The front desk operates 24 hours. Akinabalu Youth Hostel is within a 5-minute drive from the Kota Kinabalu Waterfront, Jesselton Jetty, Pasar Besar KK and the Filipino Market. Basic rooms come with both air conditioning and a fan. Guests can lounge or watch TV in the common living area. The hostel provides laundry services and luggage storage.