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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 July 31, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I slept here for 1 night. The owner is very friendly and would do almost anything for you to make you happy and have a good stay. The bedrooms were very clean and I think it was the first time we didn't hang up the mosquitonet. The owner is also a good source of information!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This place is in an excellent location, within 100m of the bus station and walking distance to attractions and restaurants. The rooftop area has quite a nice view at night. Staff speak english and are helpful and knowledgeable about the area and transport to the Perhentians. I rented the single room for 30 ringit, just a basic room with only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

KB Backpackers is located just a stone's throw away from the local bus station and Transnasional departure point. It's a well-equipped, clean hostel that is great for a 4-5 day stay in Kota Bharu. It's gym probably has seen better days, but it's still a novelty. Thanks to Pawi and his flexibility on allowing us to stay half-day, and to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

+ Very nice and cozy place to stay, 15 RM for a bed in 6 beds dorm. + The hostel owner is very nice and very helpful! + Cozy living room. + Possible to rent bikes, maps provided! - Bathrooms could be a bit cleaner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

This might not be the fanciest hostel you've ever stayed in but it is clean and the rooms are absolutely reasonable ( we paid 35 ringgit for a double room with fan and shared bathrooms) What makes this hostel special is the friendliness and hospitality of the owners. Not only are they very laid back and give you time to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I stayed here for one night en route to the Perhentians. Note it is directly across the street from the similarly named KB Backpackers Inn. I wish I could say wonderful things about it: the rooms and washrooms, although dated, were clean, spacious, and bug-free. The shower was weak, but a consistent hot. The owner and staff were wonderful at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Awesome backpacker hostel - rooms are cheap but very clean. There is an excellent library, gym (which is unusual for a hostel) and roof top hang out area. Pawi (the owner) is extremely helpful and knows the Kota Bharu really well (sights and places to see and bus times etc.) and can organise trips around the city and to cameron... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I don't count anymore how many times I stayed at this place. I use it as a hub to go to Perhentians and every time when I return from there. I stayed there twice this year in July. I come to KB Backpackers Lodge because of the few reasons. It is very conveniently located in the centre of Kota Bharu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for about 5 days! Pawi (the owner) is very friendly! (He even invited me to play football with him and some friends, which was a lot of fun!) If you want to go to the perhentian islands, just ask him and he can organize a bus to kuala besut, which is much cheaper than taking the taxi!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

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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