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Timur Guesthouse

, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super small and friendly and warm guesthouse. Very cheap and Mat, the owner is very great and devoted to his gest. Very well located to eat and to catch taxi to go towards the Perentian islands. I strongly recommend this place

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights... after thinking I would just be there one, because Matt who runs the hostel, and just the place itself is so comfortable and accommodating. There's a great chill area to watch movies and get on some wifi (works super well) and the place just feels like home really quickly. Matt let me hang my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A cozy place, I like their bean bags and tans of movies at common area! Dorm and common area are clean, bath room might need some improvement. Not smelly, but just doesn't look clean. Free city map was provided during check-in, u can ask the owner Mat almost any question about the city and Perhentian island. He is a very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I loved my stay at Timur Guesthouse. The owner Mat told me a lot of information about the area and showed me where to eat amazing local food. Mat sells discounted boat tickets to Perhentian Islands and can tell you all about accommodation on the island. It was great to talk to him and other guests on an evening. I... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Staying here feels just like family. One of the most relaxing places I have ever stayed, it has everything you need for a great price, and the staff make sure you feel integrated into the local community. Recommend staying at least a few days so that you can get the feel of the place. The dorm mattress is super comfy... More 

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St Davids Peninsula, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This little guesthouse is the perfect place to stay in kota Bharu! I arrived after a long bus journey and was made to feel very at home by the owner and his partner. There is a lovely chilled out sitting area with a TV and DVDs which was perfect for relaxation. I stayed In a dorm, the room and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Matt and Angela were so welcoming during my stopover before the Perhentians that I came back afterwards. Perfect location near the bus station, clean rooms and bathrooms, comfortable beds, and a relaxed atmosphere.

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Naestved, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is a great hostel compared to its price, it's clean and quiet, you can see all the movies you want on their telly, the wifi is really good and the staff is so friendly and VERY helpful. We got a map when we arrived there and the staff member made sure we knew where we were and how we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Don't expect too much for your few bucks. It's cheap and just fine for a few days. The guy who works there is friendly and gives all the information you need. Would not mind going there again when going through Khota Baru.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed here for one night as a stopover to the Perhentian islands and was very pleased. Kota Bharu is a place I would recommend avoiding, devoid of anything interesting but what little shopping/restaurants there are are very close the the guesthouse. Paid 12 ringgits (about £2) each for a dorm room which had 4 of us in. No AC in... More 

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