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Vloft Backpackers Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.4
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Our Hostel is located in new town. Taking a stroll across the Kinta River, you could find the path of heritage walk, witnessing British colonial buildings and monuments with the well known concubine lane full of of interesting stories. The famous Guan Heong biscuit shop winning the top 50 best street food in the World Congress is just around the corner. At night definitely you won't miss the 'must-try' bean sprout chicken and other local delicacies. All are available within walking distance.

We do arrange 'entourage' tour with reasonable fare visiting temple caves, historical murals and museums until Gopeng, a small town outskirt of Ipoh which is famous for tin mining as well.

We are raised in Ipoh and will guide you to travel as local and to LIVE as local.

Slow down your pace and enjoy the trace of glory from the past. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 8.6

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 8.6

  • Atmosphere 6.6

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 7.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Feb 2020
    Couldn’t have been more lucky to stay here. I started to feel very ill and the owner (Suky) took me to the hospital. I had my appendix removed the next day! Suky also owns “homey hostel” I stand there on my visit back for my follow up appointment. If you book vLoft, book the 4 bed dorm as they ac is better. Homey hostel is only 2 streets away but is louder. (Ear plugs provided) due to the night market etc. Suky did everything she could to help me. I will always remember Ipoh! Lol
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    05 Sep 2019
    Very friedly and helpful owner, excellent location. Facilities are very basic but everything was well maintained and clean - great value for money.
    Poland, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    18 Oct 2019
    Great hostel. Stayed in the 4 bed dorm which was quieter and helped us get a decent nights kip. Facilities were of good standard and clean. Staff were very helpful.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    19 Jan 2020
    Clean and comfortable hostel. For solo women traveling I’m not sure I would recommend booking into the large/main room. There is no staff during the night and I was alone with a man which was not the most ideal situation. I was quite uncomfortable being alone with him and no one else in the building. I think this would be a good spot for people traveling in groups, but not solo.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    26 Dec 2019
    The lady boss Ms Suky was very friendly. Gave me the instruction where to go and how to go. Entire was very quiet when i was there, only 4 guest during my stay. But i do have a local friend there who bought me out for dinner and drinking during my 2 night stay in Ipoh. Street food stalls are just around the neighbour ( one street away) less than 5 mins walk. Bus trip back and from to Medan kidd also very near( 3 or 4 stop away) Can even walk along too. Aman Jaya bus station take another 1/2 hr.
    Singapore, Male, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    14 Jul 2019
    Was completely empty when I came, but overall a nice place to explore Ipoh from.
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    21 Oct 2019
    No complaints about my stay here but nothing outstanding either! Comfy (although unbelievably squeaky!) beds, good location and free water refills and tea/coffee. I would recommend staying in the four bed dorm if possible - the big dorm is the main room and includes reception and the front door which feels a little uncomfortable, maybe a partition or even just a curtain would be good to address this problem.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    24 Sep 2019
    Staff really helpful, provided us with maps and local information. Big, open room with reception in the same room. Beanbags and balcony also here so potential to be social. Great location to explore the city. Bathrooms not regularly cleaned. Not many other backpackers.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 6.9

    Good

    15 Sep 2019
    We might be overly paranoid but my friend and I (two woman) didn't feel very safe here with just the other people (just two older men) in the room. We didn't realise the staff would be offsite. We left a night early, though a few more people checked in the next day so we would have felt better with that. Traffic was noisy through the night but other than that the hostel was in a good location, bathrooms were clean and there was a nice balcony area.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 6.3

    Good

    20 Dec 2019
    small, noisy facing main street with a lot of traffic, no kitchen and the people allways around controlling what you do. a lot of dontdothats things
    Spain, Male, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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