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Finland
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Got this tip from a friend. Just needed to stay couple off nights cheap and easy. With my big trolley bag the stairs were so long but when I got up I was greeted wiht just the right amount of friendliness and effectivenes for my mood. Information from Pawee was overfloaving on anything I needed. Also his wife gave me...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Do not stay here. We arrived late at night and were greeted by the lovely owner, who is so knowledgeable and helpful he helped us plan most of our trip round Malaysia. However, the rooms are basic and noisy. Electrics are stuck to the walls with tape and there were bugs in the bathroom. The bathrooms are the worst we...

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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I slept here for 1 night. The owner is very friendly and would do almost anything for you to make you happy and have a good stay. The bedrooms were very clean and I think it was the first time we didn't hang up the mosquitonet. The owner is also a good source of information!

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This place is in an excellent location, within 100m of the bus station and walking distance to attractions and restaurants. The rooftop area has quite a nice view at night. Staff speak english and are helpful and knowledgeable about the area and transport to the Perhentians. I rented the single room for 30 ringit, just a basic room with only...

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Singapore
Reviewed 17 June 2015

KB Backpackers is located just a stone's throw away from the local bus station and Transnasional departure point. It's a well-equipped, clean hostel that is great for a 4-5 day stay in Kota Bharu. It's gym probably has seen better days, but it's still a novelty. Thanks to Pawi and his flexibility on allowing us to stay half-day, and to...

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Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

+ Very nice and cozy place to stay, 15 RM for a bed in 6 beds dorm. + The hostel owner is very nice and very helpful! + Cozy living room. + Possible to rent bikes, maps provided! - Bathrooms could be a bit cleaner.

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Reviewed 27 November 2014 via mobile

This might not be the fanciest hostel you've ever stayed in but it is clean and the rooms are absolutely reasonable ( we paid 35 ringgit for a double room with fan and shared bathrooms) What makes this hostel special is the friendliness and hospitality of the owners. Not only are they very laid back and give you time to...

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Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2014

I stayed here for one night en route to the Perhentians. Note it is directly across the street from the similarly named KB Backpackers Inn. I wish I could say wonderful things about it: the rooms and washrooms, although dated, were clean, spacious, and bug-free. The shower was weak, but a consistent hot. The owner and staff were wonderful at...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Awesome backpacker hostel - rooms are cheap but very clean. There is an excellent library, gym (which is unusual for a hostel) and roof top hang out area. Pawi (the owner) is extremely helpful and knows the Kota Bharu really well (sights and places to see and bus times etc.) and can organise trips around the city and to cameron...

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Lasko, Slovenia
Reviewed 22 August 2014

I don't count anymore how many times I stayed at this place. I use it as a hub to go to Perhentians and every time when I return from there. I stayed there twice this year in July. I come to KB Backpackers Lodge because of the few reasons. It is very conveniently located in the centre of Kota Bharu...

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Address: 1872-D, 1st Floor | Jalan Padang Garong, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Kelantan > Kota Bharu
Price Range: $14 - $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Most of the private rooms don't have windows. Dormtories overlook the street, meaning it's both noisy and windy at the same time.”
 of 5 bubbles Yap-X, 16 Jun 2015 | Read review
“My terribly smoky room was the first single room along the hallway on the 3rd floor - do not stay there! (Unless you smoke)”
 of 5 bubbles milklover, 4 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Room Tip: Flashpackers can take newer rooms. Backpackers can take the true classic.”
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“Get one with a window, and you'll have one with street (and bird) noise. I enjoy both.”
 of 5 bubbles ricks694, 1 Nov 2013 | Read review
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