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checkmate guest house

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   08, Jalan Rembia | Off Jalan Tengkat Tong Shin Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guesthouse that we choosed in the first place was full so we decided to go to the checkmate GH, located next door. Big mistake. Tiny room, 1 square metre bathroom, humidity everywhere. Also you can ear every noise coming from the street and the staff (very friendly otherwise) shouting and laughing at the reception. To sum up : GO... More

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I was a little bit surprised when I first arrived, it looks kinda old house from outside. The room size is ok for that price, even we have a terrace but bathroom was kinda dirty. No toilet paper and confusing shower between hot and cold water. Wifi worked well, staffs were nice and helpful.

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

At first staff look friendly, but they have no idea of what they are doing. First, the room was pretty dirty, there is no towel or sheets, and you can hear everything that is happening at the reception, the two guys in charge, were talking all day and all night, it's like they were with us in the room. The... More

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Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed there for 1 night. The location is very good, it 's near Jalan Alor, a famous street for night food, 5 minutes to Times Square & Pavilion and a lot of famous shopping areas around. The mono train is also near this place. You can also walk 5 minutes & take a free bus named " Go KL... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This was the cheapest place we found at this area and since we're traveling on a tight budget we decided to give it a chance. The room was not clean. The sheats were dirty but since we arrived in the middle of the night we didn't have the energy to do anything about it. We also had our travel sheats... More

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Manila, Philippines
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

It wasnt a first choice, but we needed a guesthouse that is open 24 hours because our arrival was around 1am. At first it looked ok, but when we got to the room, the sheets smelled like it has been used already for quite a while, so we asked for new sheets. It was also behind a bar, so we... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We found a bed with dirty old sheet and no excuse about this at the reception when we asked for new one., very dirty cover mattress, very small room (you can't fully open the door), suspicious stain on the curtain, but good location in Bukit Bitang. I don't recommend this hotel.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

this room is really cheap and very good location i really like to stay in bukit bintang but another hotel has a hight price and i found this hostel even u have to walk more than usual hehehe its about 15 minutes from bukit bintang monorel becouse you paid what u need, u can expect more in that room my... More

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This is, as mentioned in the heading, is good if you are looking for only a bed in KL. Rooms are very small, so is the bathroom. But they are clean, with WIFI. Breakfast is the most basic. Staffs are very friendly, specially the Pakistani owner Lady. I still remember her smiling face. The best part is the location. Everything... More

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Bergen, Norway
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I came in Kuala Lumpur to do some shopping so I didn't want to spend much on the hotel, that's why I chose this hostel which is in the city center next to Chinatown. The location is very convenient but that's the ONLY good point. Indeed, when I was there the only PC available wasn't working and my room at... More

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Address: 08, Jalan Rembia | Off Jalan Tengkat Tong Shin Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — checkmate guest house 2*
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