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Angeles City, Philippines
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

First, staff were nice and accomodating. We were even allowed to check in earlier that expected. We booked a couple room which came with a free basic breakfast and where you can already feel the spring metals of the bed. We had to use a common bathroom, which is okay. Location is far from the city centre.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stay in the dorm was alright and breakfast basic. I arrived early in the morning and was accommodated and driven to the dive place in KK. Actually some of the fittings in the toilets didnt work (lights, taps,etc) and I went downstairs to shower. From the beginning the team communicated with me well to help me plan the packages around...

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Thank Samiashine
Reviewed 19 September 2016

As promised, we went back for seconds, choosing Padas White Water Rafting and Coral Flyer Zipline over the Gaya/Sapi Island. This time, we made a special request to have the ever fun-loving guide Mr. Arif. Again, he is a pleasure to work with; making sure everything is ready and proper, leaving me and my friend nothing to worry about but...

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Thank Wilhemina M
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Stay for 1 night. Staff are friendly. Room clean & tidy in spite of the old furniture & air conditioning. No breakfast even tough it is mentioned in the package. Location, not far from city centre 10-15 minutes driving. Overall satisfied and it is a recommended for a really tight budget stay.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is okay for your budget stay.. (But I can get 3stars hotel in India) for lower price than this. The staffs are friendly, the driver is okay. But if you're fancy traveller, don't stay here. Please bring your own toiletries

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Thank AriesyaNadhira R
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We booked this place after reading the reviews about great staff really friendly... What?! They are friendly enough to sell you their over priced tours and transport and that's about as far as it goes. Breakfast is a joke, they can't even do the standard SE Asian cheap bread and jam well. The hostel itself is like a warehouse with...

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Thank Natalie W
Tirana, Albania
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I am a long term traveller on a budget and BGB is one of the best places in the region. You can not dream of a better price and it comes with breakfast, good location, extremely friendly and helpful staff, reliable wifi and big common areas . They offer different kinds of dormitories and private rooms . The hostel is...

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Thank Anne L
Reviewed 24 July 2016

For a BUDGET TRIP to Climb up KK, here is what you're looking for. Good service and friendly staff especially 'Eddy' the driver for our van. Definitely had a great time with my friends at KK, well done BGB :)

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Thank Benjamin Low K
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Superb service for the budgeted trip. Everyone is friendly and helpful. Would definitely come back and highly recommend to others. Receptionist and driver are helpful when you enquire for info. For the budget that we are paying, I'm satisfied with the stay.

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Thank you to our dear value guest :)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Months before our trip, BGB staff were very efficient in all our email/ whatsapp corresponding. There were 17 of us who signed up for the Mt.KK package & they planned all our scheduled accordingly, making sure we have a great time in KK without worrying our transport/ lodging/ etc, which we did! Friendly staff & very accommodating.

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Thank you from your group and kudos the achievement Mt Kinabalu

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“The fan dormitories are the best value”
 of 5 bubbles 920annel, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own toiletries and tissue.”
 of 5 bubbles Raff_Asy, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The cheap dorms without A/C can get quite hot, but if you take the top of a bunkbed you got huge fans blowing straight at you! :D”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“TH hotel room was great and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles moghanponnuswamy, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms above the lobby have stronger Wifi-Signal ;-)”
 of 5 bubbles S3877EWnicolas, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
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