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Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had no intention on staying here when I arrived in cameron highlands but a driver from the hostel came to the bus as we arrived and I was tempted by the price! At 15-18RM a night (as shown on the leaflet he had provided me).. so thought why not! Followed him to the mini bus to get a lift to...

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights as it seemed like the cheapest place in an otherwise expensive town (for the budget backpacker). Staff were fairly pleasant on check in. Gave us a small discount for staying 2 nights... Wish we had haggled for more though. Room was fairly small and floor had dirt in the corners. The bed/pillows didn't smell overly...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here after being greeted by a chap as we jumped off the bus, sounded cheap so we stayed! Good points: Sometimes friendly staff. Great location. Cheap room. Reasonably clean. Good laundry service. Bad points: Terrible wifi If you don't like dogs don't go! Every time I tried a shower it was cold, the worst thing after a 10mile...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've stayed here for one week and really enjoyed the place. We were a bit scared of the comments on tripadvisor but then it was so nice. We got told that they changed many things the last two months. The rooms and showers (hot water) were clean and there are nice areas to chill and hang out. The staff is...

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melaka
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Daniel's lodge is a true backpackers hostel in cameron highlands. The room that we stayed was basic but it was very clean and neat. The shower and toilet was really great with hot shower and strong water pressure. It was the best hot shower we had since 3 months of travelling. They also have a bar which sold the cheapest...

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Orillia, Canada
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Clean, comfortable rooms with hot showers for a reasonable price ! Staff very friendly and helpful. Good location for local treks and good food. The jungle bar beside the hostel was fun at night with a fire to warm up and meet new people !

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Can't complain for the price. Really budget yet clean. Do not expect for splurge or high class accommodation. Overall, I like the building built up as its by it own yet not to near or too far from the main busy loud street. Its good! Will come back...

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Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Reception staff are unwelcoming and unhelpful, which is unnecessary. Great atmosphere and reasonable prices at the bar. Possibility one of the best places in town to meet people whilst having a drink.

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Anderson J, Voluntary Travelers at Kang Travellers Lodge (Daniel's Lodge), responded to this review

Hi Martin L, On behave of the management of Daniel's Lodge, we regret for the unwelcoming incident that occur during your stay with us here. We have look into the matter and taken few action to improve our quality of services to serve you better in future. These include that the new management has employed more experience staffs to ensure...

Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

The receptionists (asian guy and blond lady) are so rude and dont know how to welcome their customers... they speak like robots and every word sounds so rude... I guess they have no clue what customer service is. The room we got was very small, ugly and had only one extra table with mirror... it def needs mantainance. The showers...

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Anderson J, Volunteer Traveler at Kang Travellers Lodge (Daniel's Lodge), responded to this review

Hi Jimena M, On behave of the management of Daniel's Lodge, we regret for the unwanted incident that occur during your stay with us here. We have look into the matter and taken few action to improve our quality of services to serve you better in future. These include that the new management has employed more experience staffs to ensure...

Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

The hostel was very basic, but the communal areas were ok. The bus service the hostel offers is absolutely horrible: the driver was driving like a manic, which resulted in near-accidents multiple times. He was driving way faster than everyone else on the road and we were constantly launched through the bus. We were happy to arrive in one piece.

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Daniel's Lodge" or currently also known as Kang Travellers Lodge, is one of the pioneer for budget and backpackers accommodation establishment here in Cameron Highlands since 1995. Under the new management, the lodge now offers 16 rooms and 2 section of dormitory accommodation. Daniel's Lodge is the perfect choice for the budget traveller. Looking for budget hotel in Cameron Highlands? Look no more as this is a highly recommended accommodation to stay by Lonely Planet. "This is a popular laid-back party hostel in scruffy area just off the main road, there's a TV room, late bar, pool table and garden and some saggy sofas out the front." We are sure you would like the warmth and personal touch of the place. Unlike the star-rated hotels in Cameron Highlands, we may not be posh-posh, but we do provide the basic necessity of room and board. Perfect for the budget travelers as well as the many backpackers who want to see the world on a shoestring budget. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kang Travellers Lodge (Daniel's Lodge)

Address: No.9, Lorong Perdah, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Pahang > Cameron Highlands > Tanah Rata
Price Range: $10 - $16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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Kang Travellers Lodge (Daniel`s Lodge) Hotel Tanah Rata
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“Attached Bathroom”
JohnAnderson1981, Jan 10, 2017 | Read review
“They are all terrible. Try to get a bed to the right when you exit the stairs. Vaguely quieter.”
brightbackpack, Mar 12, 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else, the Cameron Highlands are amazing, this place is rubbish.”
Faye_E_C, Sep 8, 2015 | Read review
“Take a private room if you want a little more comfort, because the shared facilities were super basic.”
si_nnav, Aug 4, 2015 | Read review
“rooms are very small and there are so many mosquitoes. No Nets provided.”
Muhammadnour1, Jun 24, 2015 | Read review
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