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Very quick stay. Good, simple breakfast and helpful staff
its recomended for budget travellers,the locations,and safety,the foods stores,miss the sunday market in gaya street when we arrived its already pack up
Nice people, good English and local knowledge, and the place is kept clean. One of the shower water heaters didn't work, not all rooms had air-con, and the dorm would have been over crowded if it was full, but hey, it's a backpackers.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
Booked a private Room but we had to stay the 1st night in a Dorm because of overbooking and obviously they prefer Agoda Customers. That said, Location is great, right in the Center of Chinatown. Breakfast is very basic and so are the rooms. Free lockers and WiFi is a plus. The entrance door to the reception sounds like an old castle gate, so everytime someone comes in you wake up. Staff is busy with their baby and playing games. There are other Hostels in KK with better value.
After very disappointment with another hostel, I moved to that hostel and love that place. A little bit pricey, which is why I have to move out again to save some money for the week. Anyway, this hostel is awesome! free bag storage! free use of locker! I recommend this hostel!
Really chilled, great staff, fantastic location next to some top Chinese eateries. Would stay here again.
Great location and VERY friendly staff - very close to the ferry terminal if you are catching the ferry to/from Brunei or Sarawak.
Bed bug, same as akinabalu hostel nearby this hostel also. Need to buy febreze to kill bed bug. There is nearby grocery store.
Good location, extra bed provided in my private room. But smelly toilet, unstable and weak wifi. Only one socket in the room.
I tried both private room and dorm and they were clean, quiet and basic nice - I wouldn't have wished anything else. Nothing special in this place but it works and location is excellent.
Chilled vibe, nice quiet hostel that's close to everything
Great breakfasts. Friendly environment. Thanks!
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
Great little hostel right in town. Very chilled place. Will be back
Basically No location in KK is good since there is no city centre. Or, that tiny area IS the city centre in which case it's a sad state of affairs. NBC is close to a tiny bar that always had westerners in it; a two story restaurant (Upperstar) that'll show Premier League football w commentary if you ask them to; plus department store Suriah Sabah w a cinema in it. Common room by reception. Balcony w table/chairs. Hot private room w/o ac. Hot showers which is a plus. Beach too far to walk to.
So nice place to meet new friend, I was alone when I entered in the hostel at the first time however I am not alone anymore.
Pretty good hostel in central travellers area
It was a nice basic place to stay for the price you pay. We stayed in a private room and it was next to the balcony where people were smoking and the smell would come through our window (we're non smokers so this wasn't overly pleasant for us). The room was also quite dark as the light wasn't very strong in the room and natural light wasn't able to get through well. I would stay here again if I was passing through as the location is excellent and the dorms were decent.
Very good location, surrounded by many good restaurant, cafes, shopping mall
Central location, great welcome and lots of help from young girl on staff, free lockers available, hot water, toilet roll and toothpaste, coffee/t but no milk, bread/toast and jam for breakfast. Fans rather than ac, dorms needed swept /mopped more often and if you are ok with climbing stairs good value for money
Everything you want and need from a hostel. Free breakfast, good location, nice atmosphere. A.C. is definitely worth the extra MYR 5 in the dorms. WIFI can be a but up and down.