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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Had to move to another hotel because it was so awful. Did not get any refund anymore even if I only stayed for 30 mins. Yes, thats how awful it was and I think getting out of that "house" was the best thing I did in KL.

Thank Francheska Mae R
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

No remote for tv and ac Sockets not working properly Front desk not too friendly Really dirty Towel looks like a rug Hairs everywhere Stains on beddings Cobwebs in every corners And the rest, just check the photos

Thank Don R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If its your first time in KL then it will take a bit of you to find the location. Receptionist was friendly and nice to talk. The room I had checked in was, well... nice but the AC was not working. They provide you with morning snacks that had to be taken before 8 which ofcourse I didnt get. As...

Thank Suman R
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Stayed in this guesthouse for 6 nights. The environment was close as it was close to the "Clubbing area" in Bukit Bintang. For me as a mall lover, it was close to the Pavilion Mall and Farenheit 88 mall. Great food can be found in the area with varieties of cuisines. The room was OK for me. It had an...

Thank Navid A
Brunei-Muara District, Brunei Darussalam
Reviewed 15 April 2016

No comment on the hotel.... Nice and easy and friendly.... if goin KL that the guest i will approach..... If you want budget but nice stay.... look for checkmate guest house. Other guest house might be cheap but service....

Thank keongdaryl
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I was sent to this place from another business who messed up my booking, (Royal Park Lodge) that's a whole different story, however unfortunately it adds to my dissatisfaction. The guesthouse is in a good location, i was quite happy hanging around the local area for a couple of days, plenty of good food and places to have a drink...

1Thank Jason_Arnold
Denpasar, Indonesia
Reviewed 11 January 2016

If you are a backpacker traveler, checkmate is a right place for your accommodation. Instead, you can expect too much for the property, the room & bathroom is too small, TV channel didn't work properly, simple breakfast (toast, coffee & tea). The location is nearby Jl. Alor (which there are lots of street food) and Bukit Bintang Street. Those 2...

1Thank Chusnul R
Pontianak, Indonesia
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Okay, I went to KL for short trip in the mid of Dec. My friend helped me book this Guest House (GH) and even paid it for me. So, for the price, you can check at Booking.com. This guest house is really 3-5 minutes walk to Alor Street, if you're really looking for food street at Alor. It's easy access...

Thank Prinsika
Reviewed 2 November 2015

i saw some review here, I am quite upset cause to rude when they put there comment actually i am staying this hotel almost 3 days come and go and almost 5 yrs i comeback again in again because i have business here kl i am regular guest for almost 5 yrs here the staff are so kind,very friendly and...

1Thank kennyadrian31
Cape Town
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I didn't make this booking, so I didn't check any reviews before checking in. I should have! All the complaints on here are true and I want to add my share. My booking was made on Booking.com. I had a CONFIRMED room and rate. When checking in I was told it's weekend and the rates are higher. I was very...

Thank PieterWCapeTown

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Additional Information about checkmate guest house

Address: 08, Jalan Rembia | Off Jalan Tengkat Tong Shin Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: RM45 - RM76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — checkmate guest house 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“lower floor room had an AC problem”
 of 5 bubbles 754sumanr, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't book here! You WILL get ripped off!”
 of 5 bubbles PieterWCapeTown, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The hotel doesn't have elevator so that you 'd better choose a low floor”
 of 5 bubbles 282hannahp, 3 May 2014 | Read review
“Standard room, No.8 Deluxe room No.9 Only 2 rooms with window in this hotel. So,I think that if you smoking, request of this room is better.”
  • Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • A view from the balcony
  • Balcony
  • There are two power plug in the back of the bed .
  • The PC can by the window.
 of 5 bubbles zippymina, 23 Apr 2013 | Read review
“A better room would be a cardboard box in the gutter”
  •                   broken useless shower
 of 5 bubbles Nosgarth, 14 Mar 2013 | Read review
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