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Backpacker's Stay

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

the main point of this hostel is the location. just a step away from the plaza merdeka and kuching waterfront. located in Carpenter Street near the chinese gate and next to local foodcourt. convinience store is aslo just across the hostel. the hostel itself is pretty convinient. i took the single room and for me its quite spacious and clean....

Thank Muhammad K
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Located very near to Kuching waterfront. Receptionist is very friendly, they guide&suggest us how to one destination in small budget. At the same you can only walk to Kuching waterfront without using transport as location as very near.

Thank Faridah M
Reviewed 12 September 2016

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...

Thank Emmanuel E
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 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...

Thank emmashappyland
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 10 August 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

Thank zkmdidi
Reviewed 8 August 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 )...

Thank Martin G
Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed 27 July 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...

Thank thayfood
Reviewed 6 February 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...

1Thank Xuan Zhi O
Reviewed 2 July 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...

1Thank MsEmilyGypsy
Reviewed 31 December 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...

Thank zarikh z

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  • Breakfast included
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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
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpacker's Stay 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I stayed in room 103. It was okay.”
, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“room at 2nd floor is more private, if you come in large group there is dorm with double decker bed.”
zarikhz, 30 Dec 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are mostly the same-- more foot traffic nearer the stairs...On the weekend, occasional noise from Food Court.”
LightSplash, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Theres also dorms if you are a solo traveller and if you don't need such space. The rooms are spacious if u need your privacy.”
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Fadzrina, 3 Jul 2013 | Read review
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