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Timur Guesthouse

Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Small, friendly & cheap hostel located in the centre of town near the local bus station & night market. Mat, the owner , is very friendly & helpful. He is a mine of information regarding travel in the local area, particularly the Perhentians. .

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

This guesthouse provided us with a bed for the night before our trip to Perhentian Islands. It's very basic, which I think is reflected in the price, but it's homely and the owner is extremely welcoming and freindly. There's a great little communal area and it's in a good location.

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Weert, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here before we went to the perhentians and when we came back. It's fairly cheap so a very good stop over. We stayed in the double room next to the dorm. The owner is a very friendly guy, willing to help you out with everything. He even got up in the early morning to say goodbye. The reasons... More 

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Montpellier, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Best place to stay in Kota Bharu : cheap, friendly, it has everything you need and even more... Mat will help you organize everything you wanna do in town : eating, visiting, getting anywhere you want in Malaisia and around, even play football with him and his friends. Great fun !

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Very nice place and owner. You feel like at home in this guest house. Everything is clean and comfortable. Mat, the owner is very cool, welcoming and willing to help. He complete very well the friendly feeling of this house. thanks for this moment

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1 Thank Sylvainfrench
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Singapore
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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2 Thank Jazelly
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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