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Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Superficially decorated, the rooms, toilets and bathrooms are very small and the wall of the toilet at first floor is not fully covered. The paint on the bedroom wall peeled off, TV is not working. Apparently the trendy decoration could not make the guesthouse shine. However, location wise, this guesthouse is near to the major attraction of Kuching city. Self-service... More 

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92 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a queen room which is about as big as the bed plus 3'X6' standing room. You get what you pay for here which isn't much. Bed was literally just a box spring with no mattress. A.C works but is extremely loud for some reason. Made us chose between getting to sleep in quiet or being cool. Walls... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Actually not as bad as some reviews may suggest. Toillet ok, shower ok. Noise in night is a problem, especially in the ground floor. We stayed in a room next to the reception and staff had something like a party there. Loud music (and a bad one) all night, even after I said them, if they can be more silent.... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

The room is small and smell terrible. That is not the big problem. Before we sleep, there comes a big black spider. We asked to change a room but there is only one left near the counter. What's worse, the room is very noisy. Both the sound of rain and air condition machine is over our head. Besides, the music... More 

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Rutland
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

well where do I start, first off, do not be fooled by the modern exterior of this 'guesthouse' inside it is very minimal and very dated, I'll start with the room, overall the room itself wasn't all that bad, we were located right next to reception, which at first we were really happy about as we did not have to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2013

this drop in guesthouse is not even worth your time and money. Not forgetting your health!!!! The room were ridiciliously small. NOT even a single space to move around. There was a lot of mosquito and cockroaches and RATS!!! (NOT MOUSE BUT BIG FATS DISGUSTING RATS!) the health risks where beyond wat i could comprehend. communal bathrooms which where very... More 

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Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2012

As I did my internship in Kuching, I stayed there for about 3 months. This was the cheapest place I found and I have to say that I was not dispointed. Ok the confort is summary, but the rest is good: nice staff (always there when you need something and you can bargain prices if you stay longer), a living... More 

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Jesselton
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2012

I enjoyed stayed there for 2 days. staff is nice and flexible - with some negotiation, managed to switch room without extra charge. to be note, the single room is really2 small. you need to get the deluxe one. you can go in/out with access card anytime. brekfast is basic. common room has tv/DVD.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2011

the staffs are friendly and nice enough. we arrive late in the 1st night, they stayed up just to wait for us. The interior of the GH is well designed and clean. very suitable for backpackers or friends. we a family of 5 adults took the downstair dorm. we are fine with the place just we can hear clearly what... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2011

I should admit that the Drop In is well designed and decorated. Location is good and value for money. The staff is also very nice. Our double room feels a little tighten and the bathroom/toilet is shared (Ok for us since few guests there during our stay). We will still give them 4 stars rating if everything just goes like... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It's brand new guesthouse,located in Kuching's China Town, Jalan Padungan. Influence of traditional Chinese and local native theme to decorate in and out of this guesthouse. Because we want our guests to able to learn and understand our local culture even by just staying with us. For the convenience of our guests we also sells items such as snacks, lotion, umbrella, shampoo, souvenirs, painting etc at a very reasonable price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drop In Guesthouse

Address: 209, Jalan Padungan, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $14 - $19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Drop In Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“dont go to this place, go to BEDS just down the streets from this one.”
 of 5 bubbles malik-malik, 16 Mar 2013 | Read review
“second floor would be better”
 of 5 bubbles songst, 6 Dec 2011 | Read review
“Stay at 2nd floor and check with the guesthouse no neighbors guests stay near you (it is very likely much noise made once someone stay near you)”
 of 5 bubbles David_Hong, 14 Nov 2011 | Read review
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