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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, I would like to comment about the staff. They're nice and friendly person. Helpful. Smile most of the time. The important is, they're nice person. And of course, most of them are fluent in English. I love the shower amneities. The soap/shampoo is not the regular cheap like product that make your hair freeze, like the usual in any... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed in this hostel for one night in the mixed dorm. Beds were comfortable, showers clean and hot, and toast for breakfast. Our room unfortunately backed on to the reception though, so we heard EVERY sound from people walking through. The room unfortunately doesn't have a window either but the A/C works a treat! There were however funkier... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

i stay here for 4 nights. the place was nice. this place near attraction place in kuching.i stay in 2 people rooms . the room were nice. toilet clean and nice. their staff so friendly and nicely. its good for people who want stay in low budget

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Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 3 nights. The staffs are friendly, They have hot water for your coffee or instant noodle. The toilet is stinky, don't expect too much since a lot people will use it. Sometimes they out of toilet paper. So just be prepared :) The location is perfect! 5 minuts walk to shopping mall ( Mardeka Plaza Mall )... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

I arrived here withoud booking and the girl was really friend, but wantde to give only information about excursions if you booked them in the hostel. A lot of thing where boken or half broken. Breakfast was a plastic bag with sugar, milk, and coffe powder, 1 small pack jam and buter. Bread was in the kichen what only had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

I stay in a dorm room, booked from agoda.com with RM20/night. The walk in price is RM25/night for the same 6 person dorm. It is equipted with air-condition, the shared bathroom is provided with water heater. It is clean and decent. Small 'breakfast kit's (an instant coffee, sugar, creamer, jam & butter) are given during check in according to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

A decent place to stay, the dorm-typed is RM20/night, clean & soft bunk beds of 6. Place is tidy. Only the breakfast needs a little improvement, wish there is running water in the toilets (there's pile though, but that's ok), & the downstair's bathrooms' hot showers are non-adjustable which burns my skin one time. And in order for you to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Place is very close to old courthouse,definitely basic ( a bed and a air-cond ) but free toast with coffee every morning. But the place is clean and the fella was definitely friendly. Just ask if you need anything and they will definitely try to help. But bed is a bit too soft sometimes even dented. There is a 24... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Backpacker Stay is a Clean and Friendly place to stay. The reason I left is bcz the bed was too soft. The staff are quite friendly and helpful-- he told me "all the beds are soft," and even gave me suggestions of other places to look ! "Breakfast" is typical for Malaysia: bread (toast), margarine, jam, tea, and instant coffee.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Totally in love with this hostel. Very clean and strategic place nearby to every hotspots in Kuching. Got high speed wifi 5mb also. You can also have cheap breakfast here as breads, fruit jams, butter, coffee, tea are provided too. The toilets are also clean except some of the shower heads need to be replaced. Highly recommended for backpackers or... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We could not have found you a better homestay in Kuching than Backpacker`s Stay in Chinatown! Our hostel is located right in the heart of the bustling Chinatown, offers endless entertainment, eateries and shopping options. All other necessary amenities and public transport systems are also located our doorstep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpacker's Stay

Address: 23 Carpenter Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpacker's Stay 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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