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Kampong Tourist

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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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Lublin, Poland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there only one night in the private gazebo house. Great bamboo house, with comfortable matress, a fan and electricity. Next to the gazebo is toilet and shower with hot water. The hostel is situated on the roofof hotel Helios. The views are great, the staff is friendly and helpful. There is also bar on the roof with good... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is centrally located, the staff are extremely friendly and obliging and it's cheap. The wifi was good and the food and drink options they offer are good. It is a little loud at night being bamboo and being on the roof, as for no toilet paper, towels etc that is all advertised on the website so shouldn't be... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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48 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

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
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 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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34 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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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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93 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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