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KB Backpackers Lodge

1872-D, 1st Floor | Jalan Padang Garong, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a basic backpacker hostel so don't expect too much. But i liked it :) The mattresses in the dorms a good and comfortable to sleep on. There's a good and fast internet connection. It is cheap. Nice location and friendly staff.

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Wollongong, Australia
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had a double room with attached bathroom. It was clean, with air conditioning and safe as the manager locked the gate at the bottom of the stairs. It was only RM60 a night. The manager was very helpful, and full of good information about Kota Bharu and the Perhentian Islands. We had to use our own towels, soap and... More

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Victoria
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This has a great location, just around the corner from the bus station. Where you get bus 9 for the airport (took 1 hr) bus 639 for perhentian islands. We stayed in the 8 bed dorm fan room. Has 2 fans. Use the top bunk under the fan for best ventilation. There is also 2 big open windows facing the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Coming back from the Perhentians and only staying one night, this was just a place to sleep for myself and my partner. The room was very cheap and provided great value for money for a small room with TV and air con. Cheaper rooms are available including dorms and fan rooms. The bathroom was not too crash hot, but it... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I can't really disagree with any of the other reviews, even the bad ones. But come on folks - you ain't paying for much, and you're getting it! I've been in the 8 bed dormitory almost two weeks (12 RM). For the first two or three days I was just too lazy to change hostels, nor did I bother to... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Stayed here for a night with a friend on our way back from Perhentian island. The room was spacious and clean but there was poor ventilation. The bathroom was net and toiletries were provided but do bring your own towel when coming because towels are not providedif you do not want to buy/rent from them

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We stayed there twice - on our way to the Perhentian islands - and on the way back. We didn't like the first room because of the smelly & dirty bathroom, but at our second stay the room was clean and totally fine. Rooms have no windows but air condition.. Bring your own towel, blanket (and toilet paper) or rent... More

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

This is a very basic, partly run-down joint. No real-windows, small, rooms and no atmosphere whatsoever. The bathrooms etc indeed do not help either. However, our room was at least clean and there is no much better budget option in town currently (at least we could not find one). The location is good (close to bus stop and central). Khota... More

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Zug, Switzerland
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012 via mobile

As we got to Kota bharu pretty late at night and meet another traveller at the border we decided to go to the same place so we could share a taxi. We stayed here for two nights and the only reason was because we needed to do laundry. They also offered this for washing and hanging it up on the... More

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Ko Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Good for 2/3 nights. Internet but cannot access from the other floors except the reception. Not far from the ambassy (10/15min walk), the bus stop (2min walk), malls, stores, market...: it's in the center! At the reception you can find a bookshop with different languages. people are very kind and helpful if you need information. They could make change. You... More

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Address: 1872-D, 1st Floor | Jalan Padang Garong, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Kelantan > Kota Bharu
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