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Hostels in Malaysia

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Wrong Place (Kuching)
#9 of 51 Speciality lodging in Kuching
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  • "Stumbled on this place on a Sunday around lunchtime. Such a cool use of rough and random decor that is only complemented by the awesome tasting burgers. Big bonus is the Veggie burger which tastes awe..."
  • "My first visit to Wrong Place. The unique thing about this place is that they always have their shutter down so I mistaken it as it is closed. Actually, the shutter is their signage. The entrance is ..."
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MySpace Inn - KL (Kuala Lumpur)
#19 of 161 Speciality lodging in Kuala Lumpur
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  • "- 2min walk to monorail, train & bus hub - free wifi - free filtered drinking water - good advices where to eat, what to see…atc - very friendly staff - toasts and spreads, jam for breakfast - ..."
  • "This is THE place to stay in KL if you are looking for a warm and welcoming host, an authentic and quiet neighborhood, and a clean and spacious guesthouse to call "home". My partner and I stayed ..."
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#3 of 4 Speciality lodging in Sepang
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  • "Found this place on Agoda for female dorm at USD 3. Insanely cheap but no customer review to read, it picked my interest. Decided to give it a try on my short stopover in KL. Place is definitely new,..."
  • "Everything is new here since its a new hotel/hostel.they hv shampoo n shower with hot water and our dorm room look like a luxury cabin on the boat with air con all day.everythings new! And just call t..."
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#12 of 68 Speciality lodging in Melaka
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  • "This is the first time i have booked at this Guest House and from the owner Raymond who was very helpful in a time of need and to all the friendly wonderful staff you couldnt ask for a bunch of friend..."
  • "The guesthouse is in the middle of the older town, so you can walk to every colonial attractions. The rooms are really cheap and if you have any question about the town or local things just ask Raymo..."
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Le Village China Town (Kuala Lumpur)
#73 of 161 Speciality lodging in Kuala Lumpur
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  • "They used to be located the same row as Bangkok Bank in a rundown building but now they have moved to the new location that is near on the junction of Chinatown where there's a massage parlour on the ..."
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PutraView Ostello (Putrajaya)
#1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Putrajaya
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  • "PutraView Ostello just less than 30km to KLIA Airport and KL City Centre. The staff are firendly and flexy. Room is pretty small but comfortable. Hot shower is available.A lot of local and internation..."
Clockwise Hostel (George Town)
#8 of 56 Speciality lodging in George Town
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  • "WOW! We had a brilliant stay at Clockwise. The hostel is brand new. Even though the cafe downstairs is still a work progress everywhere else in the hostel is finished to great standards. The hostel..."
  • "Made a booking there after reading some reviews about the hostel. I'm glad to have made a right choice. It is located in the heart of the city. Right in the core zone of Georgetown, which makes it eas..."
Jungle Jack Backpackers (Kota Kinabalu)
#2 of 76 Speciality lodging in Kota Kinabalu
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  • "Planned to stay two weeks, stayed for a month. Jack is the making of this place his warmth, kindness and home cooked meal give this backpackers personality and charm. Accomdation is jungle style so ex..."
  • "I have been living and traveling around SE Asia for almost a year now and I have to say that Jungle Jack's is the best place I've stayed to date. It's located right next to Mt. Kinabalu National Park ..."
Quiik Cat (Kuching) 1.5 of 5
#3 of 51 Speciality lodging in Kuching
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  • "Thank you to Ttia and the little crew for an AWESOMEOW stay in your place! An unforgettable memory for us. A purrrrrfect place if you are planning a trip to Kuching. Strategic location right in the ..."
  • "Was walking from the 'padang' and found this little gem at the corner of a tourist belt. 2 storey pre-war setup. Excellent shower. Friendly staff. Clean beds n linen. Definitely a return trip next yea..."
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On Journey Inn (George Town)
#28 of 56 Speciality lodging in George Town
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  • "This is a brand new hostel opened in November 2013. The hostel is managed by few locals and refurnished from the hundreds old shop house with a touch of colorful strikes- however, due to hundreds-yea..."
  • "The rooms are spacious, the bathrooms are clean and have hot water. Wifi is a little slow depending on what room you get. The dorm room bunk beds are so creeky though, if the person below you twitches..."
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#2 of 56 Speciality lodging in George Town
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  • "One of the best hostels i've been to. Conveniently located at the heart of Penang. The location has character. Clean bathrooms with free towels for guest to use. The staff especially. Phoebe was very ..."
  • "It is comfortable zone after the wall of frontdesk. Friendly staffs will be ready to assist your inquiries anytime. Also, ti is at good location where traveller can go to upper penang road and beach ..."
#1 of 68 Speciality lodging in Melaka
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  • "Great Place and great host! Really, guys, totally recommend. When you go inside the place it looks like a museum - the guy hast traveled all his life and collected awesome things from everywhere aroun..."
  • "If a picture could paint a thousand words then let these pictures I've taken (with the permission of the Hostel Owner, Andre) speak for themselves. However I am compelled, for it's the least That I ca..."
House of Journey (George Town)
#1 of 56 Speciality lodging in George Town
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  • "This was my first backpackers hostel experience and I couldn't have asked for a better place to have stayed! The nicest, kindest owners and the coolest atmosphere - captures some of the essence of pen..."
  • "We stayed here for 3 days on January and it was the best place in all Asia! People is very very nice! They showed us lots of places to go and we went to supper together. Rooms are amazing, new and mod..."
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Couzi-Couji (George Town) 2.0 of 5
#3 of 56 Speciality lodging in George Town
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  • "This was by far the best hostel we stayed at on our trip! The location is great, the hostel itself is clean and the rooms have all that you need. The good thing about it, is that it's kind of intimate..."
  • "Been there with a friend. From the very first moment we stepped in it was clear we are not just customers but family members. A great community taking care of each other and party pretty much everyday..."
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Izz Room Hotel (Langkawi)
#29 of 78 Speciality lodging in Langkawi
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  • "Nothing much to say... I'll definately coming here for next trip... btw, I was staying in the wooden house for 3 nights. It was very amazing... Just take around 10 mins walking to the beach... and ver..."
  • "Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 8 nights in a fan room. Costing 50RM a night. Nice large room with own bathroom and TV. Two chairs and table outside on porch. Clean but only one problem we had was..."
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#34 of 68 Speciality lodging in Melaka
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  • "I'm here for 3 days & 2 nite stay. Love it. Toilet is clean & its just behind jonker street. The room is clean, air-cond is cooling & the bed is comfortable. There is bar style leisure place for every..."
  • "a quite place to stay, with all the facilities that you need, clean and safe. the hostel is located in the centre of malacca (that is a small city). from there you can visit everything easy. I've been..."
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The Longhouse (Kuala Lumpur)
#27 of 161 Speciality lodging in Kuala Lumpur
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  • "Average, noting special. The Guest House is up one flight of steep, uneven stairs (no hand-rail). There is a pleasant common area and a place to get filtered water and where breakfast is served (whit..."
  • "Basic it may be, but The Longhouse is a lovely clean hostel in a very convenient location. It's very close to the Pasar Seni LRT station, excellent value for money & has fast wi fi. The staff are very..."
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Rainbow Lodge2 Penang (George Town)
#38 of 56 Speciality lodging in George Town
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  • "We stayed at Rainbow Lodge in Langkawi which we absolutely loved. The similarities between the 2 places are really all about service. Both have great staff, who are helpful, polite, friendly, but n..."
  • "We stayed at Rainbow Lodge in Langkawi which we absolutely loved. The similarities between the 2 places are really all about service. Both have great staff, who are helpful, polite, friendly, but n..."
#11 of 51 Speciality lodging in Kuching
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  • "You have to love this place, staff is amazing, so friendly and willing to help. There is a bar in the basement where you can even drink your own drinks if you are on low budget. Rooms are very clean a..."
  • "I traveled randomly to Borneo with no real plan and ended up staying for a month in Kuching because of how much i loved the town and how much i loved this guesthouse. I stayed in the dorm, which had..."
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Queen's Hostel (George Town)
#13 of 56 Speciality lodging in George Town
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  • "Friendly hostess, strategic location, clean room, comfy bed - all at a reasonable price. It is also relatively quiet, good for those who prefer not too much hurly-burly. Will definitely stay with Quee..."
  • "I stayed at the dorm room upstairs. It was very comfortable and you feel very safe as the upstairs dorm is secured with security lock. I would really recommend the dorm for female single traveler or i..."
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Super K Hostel (George Town)
#5 of 56 Speciality lodging in George Town
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  • "After stumbling upon Super K accidentally, I couldn't have been more grateful for the find. David and Lloyd were two of the most helpful, friendly and inclusive Hostel owners I have come across since ..."
  • "We were supposed to stay in Penang for 1 night but ended up staying for 3 because we liked Super K hostel so much! David and Lloyd are so nice and treat you as friends rather than customers. The beds ..."
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#4 of 51 Speciality lodging in Kuching
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  • "Stayed here for three nights in a triple room. It's great value for money, with plenty of toast and tea for breakfast. The rooms are super clean, and the bathrooms are always immaculate. The best part..."
  • "Me and my boyfriend stayed here in June. We were offered a room with air con for only 50 ringgit. The room was spacious with one double bed and a single bed. This place has shared bathrooms but they a..."
#40 of 78 Speciality lodging in Langkawi
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  • "We stayed in a double with a bathroom (i think we paid 55R). The room was clean and had a nice little porch. There was a big bar area and there were always people about to chat to which was nice. The ..."
  • "I enjoyed my time here at this hostel - the social area is a nice outdoor area, with the bugalows set around it. The hostel has a great vibe and staff seemed friendly enough. The food was good, and th..."
#30 of 78 Speciality lodging in Langkawi
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  • "We had no problems with Happy Hut and enjoyed our stay very much. The owner is very helpful and friendly, she helped me change my dates with the booking agent when I realized I submitted the wrong dat..."
  • "I stayed there three nights and have nothing to complain. Good location, cheap, clean, aircon, common area to chill out, lovely owner. Really close to beach and shops and food. So all you really need..."
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#2 of 17 Speciality lodging in Tanah Rata
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  • "We arrived as a group of 5 without a reservation in the middle of the day. The woman working a tour window at the bus stop asked us where we wanted to stay and said she'd call up to Krish and let him ..."
  • "This is one of the best stay I had ever. Very nice view, calm and full of nature. I would defintely be back after some time. Krish provided very hospatility and was ready help at any point of time. Th..."
Yellow House KL (Kuala Lumpur)
#22 of 161 Speciality lodging in Kuala Lumpur
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  • "I think yh is the best hostel in kl. Its been 1 year that everyweek I go to this hostel to meet new people or do their project like (homeless hairwash). I earned a lot of exp from the people in yh . G..."
  • "I had a great month here back in October. My volunteering activities included teaching rugby and science to the refugee children from Hilla Community Centre nearby to the house, and DIY projects at Ye..."
#17 of 68 Speciality lodging in Melaka
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  • "If you ever come to Melaka, I'll definitely recommend this awesome place. Clean, best price, great facilities and the most important thing, it's very welcoming. This is indeed a great place to recharg..."
  • "Stayed for two nights in a non-aircon room. It is more of a guesthouse than a hostel so I had a room for myself. Room only had windows to the hallway and was not charming or anything, but I only was t..."
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Warm Blanket Hotel (Johor Bahru)
#1 of 18 Speciality lodging in Johor Bahru
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  • "This hotel was located in Johor Bahru. As you probably have known that Johor Bahru is the second largest city in Malaysia with difficulty of transportation. I hardly can found this hotel at Bukit Ind..."
  • "picked this hostel because of its near distance to Legoland. the hostel, on first impression impressed me. overall its clean and tidy and the room though small, just nice to fit in me and my friends. ..."
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Flash.Back Homestay (George Town)
#20 of 56 Speciality lodging in George Town
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  • "Quite room. Lovely and clean bathrooms. I felt so peaceful and especially thanks to cute host. She always smiled and be willing to help anything we asked for. I did remember she brought us 'earplug' w..."
  • "We stayed here for just one night. The receptionist was really friendly & the communal bathroom facilities were super clean. There's also DVD room downstairs with games too. Our private double room..."
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#10 of 29 Speciality lodging in Sandakan
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  • "Bunibon backpackers is nicely located with sea view from the rooms, you got different kind of food and a mall just out the door. The rooms are clean and fresh. Prices are good and the staff extremely ..."
  • "This lodge is conveniently located with priceless see-view rooms at a cheap price. Also they provide rooftop breakfast!! 5 minutes walk from the bus stop, and close to the central market. The staff is..."
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