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Kampong Tourist

Jalan Patimura 37 | 3rd floor Hotel Helios, Malang, Indonesia
Kampong Tourist
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good first: This hostel has a great view being located on Helios hotel roof terrace. The design is very original with bamboo huts just set up on the roof top. The atmosphere is relaxing. Now, the not so good: There was never any toilet paper to be found in the (western style) toilets, there is no free drinking water... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights in one of the bamboo huts on top of hotel Helios. Price was good, but didn't include breakfast which is a drawback. Relatively clean, with an excellent view of the city and good location close to cheap food. The huts are really cute, and there is a nice cafe on the roof as well where you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

the location is good, near the train station, town centre and Warung area. The beds are spacious and comfortable and at an excellent price. The staff are friendly and helpful. The bar is well priced and well stocked and offers nice views across Malang. If you are staying in Malang I would highly recommend this hostel.

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Alberta, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We stayed at kampong tourist in March 2015. The facilities are excellent, prices are very low, and they offer a ton of tour and activity options. The staff are extremely helpful and kind and all speak great English.. We arranged an orphanage tour, a bromo sunrise tour, and all of our public transport needs threw them. They also offer things... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

The location itself and the rooms (dorm & gezeebo) are very nice, but the staff was sometimes unhelpful, e.g. when we asked, if we could have a 3rd matress for our room that we shared with 3 persons. We could see matresses piled up in the dorm unused, but somehow it was still not possible for us to get a... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Certain parts of Java weren't the easiest place to travel in, nor was the accommodation always the best... But Kampong Tourist is such an awesome place to stay. Prices are reasonable, the staff a pretty friendly, the dorm design is actually so cool and good facilities/location. A real cool place to just relax for a couple of days with a... More 

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Groningen Province, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed in the two-persons dorm-room,which was okay. It was very cheap but the mosks close to the hostel woke us up very early. The restaurant in the hostel was nice,but a little expensive compared to the local restaurants.

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Leeds, England
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112 reviews 112 reviews
93 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic backpackers. Really quirky place located on the roof top of a hotel with the rooms made from bamboo structures. Everywhere was immaculate and there was always hot water in the showers. We stayed in a dorm in a double bed which was so cheap- 99,000 for 2 people! The staff here are great too- Andika and Undi in particular... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I arrived in malang and I went to that hostel ,by the train station was just 5 minutes walking,we rent a bungalow for couple of day and we really enjoyed the atmosphere and the staff has been amazing,very helpful and nice,everyone speak English and the owner is a lovely woman from Holland,I spent time talking to her and I enjoyed... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have stayed here with my friends and we really absolutely enjoyed our stay here. Great location, only 5 minutes walk to train station, 5 minutes walk to Tugu Monument, easy access of the public transportation, great atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff, very reasonable price with amazing view.

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