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“bed bugs galore” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Omar's Backpacker's Hostel

Omar's Backpacker's Hostel
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Omar's Backpacker's Hostel
Ranked #11 of 13 Hotels in Mersing
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“bed bugs galore”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2009

Stayed 4-7 April and noticed Omar didn't change the bedsheets once!
Returned 12 April with a friend. Encountered heaps of bed bugs. If it wasn't for my own plastic sheeting and mosquito net, we would have been bitten.
Heard others had much worse trouble. One guy was bitten all over his back the day before. However, to our disgust, Omar didn't do anything! We also heard there were bed bugs a week prior in one of the rooms. He must've know earlier but didn't respond promptly!
He also hung up the phone when I asked for 20RM to cover bug spray costs.
Very stingy. Would've been a fine place otherwise.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2009

i'm going to tioman island, but i reached mersing at night. i dont wanna spend big money for just to have a nap, my ferri to tioman is at 8.00am the next day, so i stayed at omar's.

very cheap, only RM10.00 for a bed and rm25.00 for a room. very small place just can put 15 to17 people at once.

we heve to share the toilets but it just for a night stand, i'll be leaving on early morning.

  • Stayed March 2009, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Omar's Backpacker's Hostel
Address: Jalan Abu Bakar, Mersing 86800, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Johor > Mersing District > Mersing
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Ranked #11 of 13 Hotels in Mersing
Number of rooms: 348
Also Known As:
Omar`s Backpacker`s Hotel Mersing
Omars Backpackers Hostel Mersing
Omar's Backpacker's Hostel Mersing, Malaysia - Johor

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