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Number Eight Guesthouse

8-10 Tengkat Tong Shin, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If based on a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being the best you can possibly get, and 10 being the worst imaginable, then the “Number Eight” Guesthouse is accurately ranked. Located in the Bukit Bintang area of Kuala Lumpur – a decaying tourist magnet, littered with dirty backstreets and equally dirty and appallingly maintained hotels serving the local prostitutes... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The guesthouse was ok, nothing great to talk about and nothing horrible. The best part is the location, couldn't fault that. Close to Imbi station (monorail - connected to Chinatown, Times Square, KL Sentral and Little India as well as pavilion mall). We got a ok rate on agoda, I wouldn't pay any more for it. I wouldn't in my... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I visited this place in 2007 and really loved the boutique guesthouse. In 2011 the place was handed over to a new owner. I was shocked to see the state the place was in. What is left is a guesthouse in a deplorable condition. No ambience left. The staff is very unfriendly and occupying all couches and chairs in the... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We loved our stay at Number 8! When we arrived we got to choose from 2 rooms, one was near the self serve breakfast bar and the other was out the front, we chose the front one thinking it would be noisy near the breakfast bar (self serve of eggs and toast.) The room we picked was really quiet considering... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The only one thing that is good, is Location, and still so expensive for a guest house. They serve a breakfast in the morning (toast, eggs, jam, and butter) with a drink that no one prefer. Rooms are small, a lot of them with bugs, so please check the room, and beds for bugs before you check in. Noise Noise... More 

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New Delhi, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I was staying in this hostel. They did not have a a dorm room so they gave me a bed in a double room and said that i could stay there . The receptionist ,on the pretext of checking on the wifi connection kept coming in my room all night and told me to keep the room unlocked if other... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

this is my second time in number eight..now management is changed.......over all its a very good place to stay.....i stay here for 2 days there is a guy on reception kalid..he is very good and friendly.i talk with him several time ..we discussed different topics have good knowledge.. i prefer you to stay here in a good price.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The number eight guesthouse looks nice enough with friendly staff, a comfy shared living space and breakfast included in the price of the rooms (jam and bread with egg). However the small room that my wife and I took for three nights was jam packed with bed bugs. We both had a really bad reaction to the bites and we're... More 

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Nueva Vizcaya Province, Philippines
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

ok so this place was smacked in the central area of KL. we were after the jalan alor street food area. so the location of this place was perfect. service was ok, you wouldnt ask for more from the price you were paying for this hostel. my issue was the bed bugs...KL was indeed a food paradise. the wong ah... More 

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kuala lumpur
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Back in 2007 in a travel piece on Kuala Lumpur for I praised Number Eight as "stylish" and "chic". Now, six years later, i stayed there again - for ten minutes. Then I checked out. The place is as run down, filthy and not maintained just as most of the cheaper hotels and backpacker accommodations in Kuala Lumpur are. Wallpaper... More 

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Address: 8-10 Tengkat Tong Shin, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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