Toojou Social Hostel – Best Social Hotel in Kota Kinabalu Sabah

Toojou Social Hostel – Best Social Hotel in Kota Kinabalu Sabah

Toojou Social Hostel – Best Social Hotel in Kota Kinabalu Sabah is where travel meets social. Calling all travellers and digital nomad who are travelling to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo either for specific purposes or anything else (perhaps just tour around the city – check out our top 10 things to do in Sabah). If you are looking for a place to crash without having to leave your work back home or perhaps socialize with other travellers around the world and make new friends, then this place is worth visiting.

Toojou (pronounce as “tuju”) literally means “destination” in Malay Language is a new, fun concept (sleep, do your work and socialize in one place) and one of its kind in Sabah, surely perfect for all types of travellers especially family, explorer, group and digital nomads.



Located at Bandaran Berjaya, Toojou Social Hostel can be easily spotted by the unique yet inspiring painting by talented local artists on the wall of the building and it is within walking distance to Malls, few well-know eateries and entertainment centres.


Toojou Social Hostel
‘Boat ride’ – sit back and let them take good care of you. Look at the waiting area, how cool is it? For those who are afraid of going to the sea… kidding
Love that concept
You can get almost anything from this vending machine… *anything?*


Toojou Social Hostel has 45 private rooms and 112 capsule beds and carefully designed so you feel comfortable and you feel home.


Studio Room

  • Complimentary High Speed Internet Access
  • 5 Stars Mattress
  • Fluffy Towels
  • Clothes-hanging Unit
  • Drinking Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Multi Power Sockets with USB Ports
  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Bedside Lamp
  • Slippers
  • Bluetooth Speaker
Here is your ‘access’ to fun and exciting hotel in Kota Kinabalu City
Room with window. Hey the room comes with bluetooth speaker yah

Look at the universal socket + USB
Shower Room


Capsule Bed

  • Complimentary High Speed Internet Access
  • Reading Light
  • Fluffy Towels
  • Clothes-hanging Unit
  • Multi Power Sockets with USB Ports
  • Capsule with Privacy
  • Lock-up Storage
  • Shoe Locker
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Drinking Water
Capsule bed
Capsule bed comes with personal universal socket and USB port too

Slipper Rack
Drinking water and Iron board
Shared Toilet and Bathroom
Shower Room




Toojou doesnt have any bathtub or swimming pool (but in case if you need that vitamin sea, you can just book their island hopping tour) but they have few exciting facilities such as the rooftop bar (6th floor), tamaha cafe (ground floor), laundry room (1st floor) and entertainment space (1st floor).


Co-working space

A very much essential need for digital nomad is having their desk while travelling. Coming Toojou Social Space, you’ll definitely be pampered by the Opis co-working space featuring best contemporary design, comfortable working space and open for houseguest and everyone (Daily, weekly and monthly pass based on your need and it comes with access to the kitchen where you can unleash your barista’s skill). Opis co-working is located at 1st floor of the hotel and it has slider to give you quick access to tamaha cafe if you need to fuel up.

Opis co-working space at Toojou Social Hostel
Some of the personal cubicle at Opis co-working space
You do not have any restriction as to where you can do your work. If you feel kind of tired, you can just sit on the sofa
Or even lie down on the big bean bag
Opis co-working space comes with access to their kitchen and coffee machine
Touch of a button, you will get a nice coffee.
Copy, printing and scanning are easy here
Workstation if you need more light too ensure you are wide awake (especially after your lunch)
Need to get someone to play with you. So that is the overall concept of the hotel – Socialize, who knows you might get big network after you came back from your vacation
They have pool table as well
Opis co-working space at Toojou Hostel. I can guarantee that you wont find any co-working space in Sabah that as glorious as this one
Do your own laundry
Feeling nostalgic?
Excuse the pun but I found it is interesting.. You can see it almost everywhere is this hotel..



Staffs from the front office department up to the cafe staffs are friendly and it reflects the Malaysian Hospitality. They do not mind to greet you with sincere smile and attend to all your questions.




Tamaha Café

Located at ground floor of Toojou, Tamaha café opens daily from 8.00am to 11.00pm and featuring modern traditional fusion for foodies and coffee lovers.

Tamaha Cafe


Tamu bar

Located at roof top and opens daily from 4.00pm -1.00am, Tamu bar is place to mingle around with fellow travellers and other digital nomad and oh, it is an absolutely perfect space to unwind after a long tiring day.



Toojou Social Hostel is located in a strategic place with few notable landmarks such as Malls, bars, food center and even historical places. I love the lobby setting, it is kind of cool and fun and I think you will probably only be seeing this at Toojou Social Space.

Staffs were great and doesnt mind to tour us around and share with us story about painting on the staircase’s wall (Yes, you need to see all the painting on each of floor – it was done by talented local artists).

Rooms are equipped with Universal socket with USB Charging and you do not have to worry to bring one if you are travelling to Sabah and staying in this hotel.

Check out these mural guys
You can see it on every floor
And each floor has it own theme


Toojou Social Hostel’s Address
12, Jalan Masjid Lama,
Bandaran Berjaya,
88000 Kota Kinabalu,
Telephone: +60 88-488657
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