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Vloft Backpackers Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.3
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb 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 8.8

  • Security 8.4

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 6.7

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 7.4


Latest Reviews

  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 May 2019
    Walkable to major attraction and eateries, basic amenities provided at the shared bathroom (there were 2)
    Malaysia, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    02 May 2019
    Vloft is a really nice place to stay in Ipoh! It's located very close to the old town historic district, and as you need to use a keypad to get in and can use the provided lockers, it's very secure. The staff was very friendly and helpful, answering all our questions about the area and providing us with pamphlets and information. There is no common space, however, so it's a quiet, relaxing place to spend rather than a backpacker community. I was happy they provided free shampoo, soap, and water!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    27 Jun 2019
    Clean and comfortable accommodation, Suky was such a mind and helpful host. Free water very appreciated. Ipoh itself isn’t much of a tourist hotspot so there wasn’t really an atmosphere at the hostel but still a great place to stay if a stop in Ipoh is desired.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    16 Mar 2019
    Difficult to find, as there was no obvious sign. I walked on the footpath right past it, for some way. When I walked back, the sign as on a column facing that way. The location was very good. Very close to the night market street, and not that far from either old town - in 1 direction, or Ipoh Gardens mll - in the other direction. Staff were friendly and helpful. Small and large dorms. Facilities quite basic - bed and 2 bathrooms - ok. Quite cheap, so pretty good value.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    07 Mar 2019
    Nice and clean place with good facilities,but no atmosphere.
    Poland, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    08 Jul 2019
    Unusual hostel, but fine for one night. It’s really just one big dorm room, no real social area but if you’re lucky with who else is in the hostel you can have a really nice time. Suki is lovely as well and they provide free drinking water and the showers are warm. Overall a fine hostel.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    11 Jun 2019
    A nice and basic place to stay with free water refills. Not much of an atmosphere but Suki is really informative and helpful. Everything within walking distance too. The 4 bed dorm itself was clean! Power sockets arent next to the bed and no light port by the bed too but not a deal breaker.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 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

    07 Apr 2019
    The hostel is located in a great spot. You can reach everything pretty easily. Unfortunately the bathrooms are not the best and there is no basin to wash dishes in the “food area”. The owner is welcoming and he will give you great advice on places to visit, food and safety areas. Overall I am satisfied with the service receives.
    Italy, Female, 31-40
  • 6.9

    Good

    05 May 2019
    Good location to explore Ipoh from and get a decent nights sleep. The staff were rarely around however which made us feel a little uneasy, and the layout was kind of weird - you walk through the door and you’re in the big dorm room. We stayed in the 4 bed which was more comfortable and air con worked well, would recommend staying in there if you stay here, it’s cheap so that’s the main thing really.
    England, Couple, 18-24
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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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