Best Places for Backpackers in Malaysia.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Malaysia.

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The only Mosque in Port Moresby

The Mosque was built by funding from Malaysia and Saudi Arabia.

Martin Anthony

Bird’s-eye view or the best places to feel himself “Big man”!

Why better to forget about the trip to Kuala Lumpur? Don’t worry, it’s not the depressive article about the capital of Malaysia. You will not find here whining and complaints (if you come here just for this). I will not tear my hair and regret that came here. But I’ll tell you why never, in any case, not for anything, for any donuts and buns you must not come to Kuala Lumpur. Everything is very simple. If you come here once, you will return again and again! It is a city that blows the roof if you have it. The city, which blows the brain if you have it. I have neither the one nor the other, I’m lucky. Nevertheless, for this year I was back to Kuala Lumpur 4 times. Four times, Karl! Kuala Lumpur – the city of paradoxes, the city of contrasts, discrepancy and “What’s f#ck going on here!?”. Sample some tender beef in the Hindu cafe? You are Welcome! Meet Buddhist monk in the Mosque? Easily! Help a Muslim guy to choose a gift on Valentine’s Day? I do it every day! And what, in fact, I was waiting from the country, which marks the New Year four times a year!? But what for Russians is the mess, for Malays – clear and works like a clock “Mantana”, system. KL – the locals call their capital city by this abbreviation. Making strange combinations of letters from beautiful names of cities – the tradition has come down to us from ancient ages (remember the famous Troy – TR, Jericho – IHN, Chichen Itza – CHCHTZ). The same fate befell the KL. Everyone call the city by this name. And the indigenous people, who a couple of years ago came here from all over Asia. And foreigners who living here for decades. Only transport companies went against the system, calling KL – KLU. Transport companies always complicate everything.

Vitaly Braga

Negeri Sembilan: Where On Earth Is That?

When mentioning Malaysia, tourists usually only have heard about Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Malacca, Langkawi, Penang, Johor Bahru, Sabah, and Sarawak.

Azzah AR

Experience the other side of Lang Tengah Island with LTTW

Malaysia : Lang Tengah Island, Terengganu How to get to Lang Tengah Island? By Flight Taking airline from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu. You may consider on Firefly Airline, Airasia Airline or Malaysia Airline. Go to Merang Jetty by taxi or van service (Poksu : [email protected]) then take boat to the island. The boat takes about 40 minutes to arrive at Lang Tengah Island. Boat transfer fare around RM100 return.

Jin

My perfect day in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, was the first city Asian city that I ever encountered. The city is loud, vibrant, diverse and definitely worth an extended visit! If, however, you do not have the time to fully immerse yourself in the city here is how I would recommend spending a single day in this majestic city.

Rachael Louise

Making of the travel plan

Aug 2016 Making of the travel plan First things first, I love to travel. I dream about travelling all the time. There were so many obstacles in my way when I was planning this trip. When I finally boarded the plane I couldn’t believe it. I was about to get married in November and I had to get away for one last single trip before getting married. My plan was to travel abroad with a group of strangers. In the start of March 2016, I saw an advertisement of a group tour to Maldives and Bali. I called and signed up for it. A month later, the company called me to tell that they didn’t get the expected response. So they cancelled it. As heartbroken as I was, I started looking for other group tours. I found a university group tour to Indonesia, flying from Karachi. I called them to ask if I could join even though I’m not a student in that university. They said they’ll accommodate me and once again I saw a ray of hope. But once again for some reason, I don’t even remember now they had to cancel. It was exasperating. It was May now and my craving to travel wasn’t letting me be. I took a weekend trip to a northern area of my country but the need to cross borders was still making me restless. It was around June that I found another group tour leaving for Malaysia and Thailand. And again I signed up for it.  Finally boarded the plane… After many other issues and a lot of fighting, begging, crying, emotional blackmailing and threatening, I finally boarded the plane to Kuala Lumpur on 27th August 2016. It was a connecting flight. We landed in Bangkok early morning and then after a few hours stop over, we flew to Kuala Lumpur. And when I say we I don’t mean a group, that never happened. It was me and another girl from another part of my country. She was about five years older than me, an architect, married and teaching in a university.  Kuala Lumpur from my eyes… Furama Hotel in Bukit Bintang After getting cleared from the immigration, claiming our baggage we finally came out. And then we found out that our transfer that was supposed to be arranged by our travel agent back in Pakistan hadn’t arrived. We took a taxi to our hotel. I stayed at Furama hotel in Bukit Bintang. For some reason, I like the sound of Bukit Bintang. I keep saying it even when it was so obviously unnecessary. Anyway, our room was on 24th floor. The lift was too fast. Whenever I went up or down my ears would start acting funny. I loved the room. Those of you who travel a lot would know that wanting-to-dance like feeling after seeing your room know exactly what I was feeling then. Also, there was a waiter from Bangladesh who was very sweet and also he knew a bit of Urdu (my mother tongue).  Exploring the city… I rested for a couple of hours and then I went to explore the city a bit. I went to a chocolate gallery ‘Cocoa Boutique’, bought some chocolates from there. And after that I went to Kuala Lumpur tower, then I went to China market and I went a little crazy over there. At that point in life, some people used to call me a shopaholic. But I’d like to think that it’s just that I was a firm believer in retail therapy. Anyway, that situation is under control now. After china market, I saw the Petronas towers only from outside, and finally, we went for dinner. I was tired but seeing new places makes me feel fresh. And, some shopping didn’t hurt either. Highlight of the trip: Cameron Highlands I headed back to the hotel and next day I was supposed to go to Genting Highlands but I wanted to see tea plantation. So I begged my tour organiser to take me to Cameron Highlands instead of Genting. He said I’ll have to pay extra for that and I happily agreed. This was that point in life when my father took care of all my finances. So I didn’t care much about money. And to be honest, it was worth it. Cameron Highland was the best part of this travel. Next day I woke up at eight in the morning, got ready, had breakfast and left for Cameron Highlands. First, I stopped at this beautiful waterfall for a few minutes. I took some pictures and then went to roadside shops and bought a few things, again, (Sigh!). It was almost a three-hour ride from city to the tea plantation farms. On my way, I stopped at the strawberry farms and picked strawberries which I later ate with Nutella. Tea plantation… When I finally saw the tea farms, I was speechless. It was like a seven-course meal for my nature loving personality. And now that we are talking about that I have to say that I was a little bummed seeing only buildings and no nature in Kuala Lumpur. I know, I know, what else was I expecting? I should’ve known. I wanted so badly to travel that I had to compromise on my preferences. I managed my expectations and still had a good time. But what I really actually love is mountains, waterfalls, farms and greenery. But after seeing Cameron Highlands my soul was dancing. I loved it. After getting lost in the farms and then finding my way back I had iced tea from a café nearby. Then I headed back to the city.

Hira Ahmed

The Megalith hunt

Sometimes they are found erected singly, and sometimes in a group or formation, for reasons basically lost in the mists of time. Those in Malaysia cluster around this area of the peninsula, and tend to be found in groups. Locally they are also called ‘batu hidup’ (=living stones) due to the belief that the stones grow slowly in height once placed.

Teja

Top things to do on your own in Cameron Highlands

These small towns have surprisingly traffic every Friday and Monday. Tourists come and go every day, visitors from Malaysia come up here for the weekend. After all, it only takes two to three hours with a car from Kuala Lumpur. And it takes two hours longer with a bus.

Tina TJ Egede

Where to go COCO in Penang like a “loco”

Go Coconut Hunting in Penang Like a True Local. Where to go COCO in Penang like a “loco” Shen’s Coco Guide in Penang

Shen

THE MIGHTY STONG OF KELANTAN

Gunung Stong (Stong Mountain) is located in Dabong, Kelantan. It measures up to a whopping height of 1421 metres from sea level. Gunung Stong attracts most hiking enthusiasts from Malaysia due to its height and trail that is equally challenging. The main attraction is Air Terjun Jelawang (Jelawang Waterfalls) that is said to be one of the highest waterfalls in Southeast Asia with a height of 303 metres from sea level.

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Getting to Know Bukit Tabur (Tabur Hill)

This article is written to recommend Bukit Tabur to and help other adventurers foreign to Malaysia who want to do an adventurous hike. When I was researching for information, it was hard to put pieces together so now I’m doing it for you. ? I took some exciting risks when I visited Malaysia last August 2016. I have always loved climbing mountains and right after I booked my Airasia flight from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, I googled “mountains to climb near Kuala Lumpur.” I found Bukit Tabur as the most popular result of my search. It’s a limestone ridge popular to locals due to its short proximity to the city, day-hikeable and with a breathtaking view of the sunrise. Even other travelers and backpackers stopping by Malaysia has it on their itineraries. However I found other blogs boasting about accomplishing the Dragonback trek. The name suggests a challenging trail so I also put it in my possible to-do’s. Upon searching however, I found out from bloggers that they did the Dragonback trek with tour agencies like Open Sky Unlimited which could cost RM200 ($50) per person. Since the trek sounded difficult and dangerous, it would make sense to hire a guide to help you keep safe. But there’s no way that I would spend that big for a day hike! Another thing that baffled me was the pictures of Bukit Tabur and Dragonback when searched separately gives the same view. So I started to think, “Could these two names actually refer to the same mountain?” I have tried to find answers but never saw any at that time. So to answer those two problems (cost and confusion), I posted an event in Couchsurfing and Facebook group Hiking & Camping Around Malaysia hoping to find some Malay local/s to (1) clarify if  we can hike tehe trail without a tour guide, (2) verify that bukit tabur is the same as dragonback and (3) simply make a new friends. That’s when I found Joe, a local climber who has been a great help during our actual climb and providing most of the information in this blogpost. He had also been an awesome companion during 5-day outdoor adventures in Malaysia which I will detail in another post. Our climb would probably not be awesome as it was if not for Joe.

Jonai Republica

Mesmerizing Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia : It is a constitutional monarchy located in South-East Asia consisting of 13 states and 3 federal territories. The country is multi-ethnic and multi-cultural. The native language of the people here is Malay with its official religion Sunni Islam and currency Malaysian Ringgit. The head of the state is the king,Yangdi-Pertuan Agong and the head of the government is the prime minister. Kuala Lumpur (KL) is the capital city and the largest administrative city is Putrajaya. KL is the most populous city of Malaysia and is the seat of Parliament of Malaysia.

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Johor Bahru, Growing City

Johor Bahru also known as JB, is the capital state of Johor in Southern Peninsular Malaysia. Once known as the “cowboy town”, is now a leading state in Malaysia, thanks to the current megaproject Iskandar which according to experts will turn Johor Bahru into the biggest financial state in Malaysia. So here are some of interesting places to visit in Johor Bahru.

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Penang: Food Heaven of Malaysia

Penang is one of the Malaysian state that is located northwest of Malaysia. Penang consists of two areas which are the island and the mainland that is attached to Malaysia Peninsula. For now, I will cover about the island since I’ve visited it numerous times.  The mode of transportation that I always take whenever I visit Penang is by flight, since it is only one-hour flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). There are a lot flights to choose, from Low cost airline to Full service airline and every two hours there is one flight that departs from KLIA. Beside from Kuala Lumpur, you can also fly from other major cities outside Malaysia like Bangkok, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Singapore.

arrum soerjo

Kota Kinabalu: The Small Big City

“What is there even to do in KK at night?” I was asked many times by fellow Sabahans when I was studying in a college Kuala Lumpur in the late 90s. I was 18 then. Since then, just like I have grown from being a teenager to a an adult, the capital of the North Borneon state of Sabah, Malaysia has grown from small town to city status in 2000.

Sabrina Aripen

Desaru: Discovering Surfing in Malaysia

Malaysia is a tropical climate country that does not have four seasons, but it has sunny days and rainy days throughout the year. During the Northeast Monsoon season, the sea will be raging and the tides will be high, which cause some parts of the beaches in Malaysia to be surfable.  Surfing is not a common in Malaysia as a lot of Malaysian still does not know that there is actually waves in the country. The surf community is small and is still growing as the sport has only started to gain popularity over the past 10 years.

Rebecca Toolseram

Malaysia: White Water Rafting at Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor

Selangor River: One of the famous spots for white water rafting in Malaysia Selangor River is considered one of the most famous rivers for recreational white water rafting. It is getting more and more popular in recent years not only in Malaysia but in other countries too. Selangor River is listed at grade 2 to 4 river which includes mild rapid to powerful rapid. This is suitable for anyone seeking for enjoyable rafting experience.

kepei_goh

Malaysia's Best Islands: Perhentian and Pulau Kapas

About Malaysia: When one thinks of Asia, about its heavenly beaches or about its noisy and crowded cities that have their charm,  usually you think about Thailand, Vietnam or Sri Lanka, not many imagine Malaysia because it is not so well known. Malaysia is a country that many travelers decide to ignore, so we (Seba and i) decided to go there. And because is it cheap haha! We went in July of 2017 and we do not regret this decision.

Bea González

Travelling through a developed Kuala Lumpur

Excited about writing a blog for this amazing country. I’ve always seen Malaysia with glittering eyes since my childhood. The ad tagging it as ‘Truly Asia’ still plays very familiarly in my head and I got to experience the true essence behind it when landed for the first time in the country’s capital city ‘Kuala Lumpur’. Luckily, we saved at least couple of hours by avoiding long queues as there were not many international or local flights landing at that time. The immigration and clearance process was not very cumbersome and we were happily welcomed in the country. Weather outside was understandably humid as this part of world is tropical and doesn’t carry much of a weather variability in itself throughout the year.

JQtheglobetrotter

Kuala Lumpur: Your Entrance To A Quest For Chill And Thrill

In quest of a major break from my day job, my friend and I decided to book a trip to Malaysia. Much to our delight, the country was a food, entertainment, adventure, and relaxation haven. Malaysia did not disappoint. The second we stepped foot, we breathed in the sweet, minty, slightly sharp and pungent smell of its capital city. Welcomed by the charm of Kuala Lumpur, we wasted no time admiring, taking pictures of the surroundings. Its attractions epitomize the beauty of the whole city. Kuala Lumpur was a mix of chill and thrill and here’s why:

Emmerald Danielle Candido

Top 50 hostels in Malaysia.

There are 50 awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Malaysia.

The Pillohouzzze

The Pillohouzzze

The Pillohouzzze located at the UNESCO-Buffer Zone (walking distance to Core-Zone), providing comfortable home stay type of accommodations and services to all travelers who visit to The Multi-culture Heritage of Melaka City. It is at the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage of Melaka, with only 10

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Zoku Lifestyle

Zoku Lifestyle

Zoku Lifestyle Hostel is located in the town of Kota Kinabalu or just 10-15 minutes drives from the Airport. Our location is very close to the Tanjung Aru beach, Philippines Market, Jesselton Point and the largest shopping mall in Kota Kinabalu is just next to us. Our communal area is where you

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Cozy Hostel

Cozy Hostel

Cozy Hostel is located in the centre of Kota Kinabalu, with short walking distance to IMAGO Shopping Mall. Cozy Hostel provide bunks bed type, we offer soft beds with reading light, international plug socket as well as a personal locker for your backpack or personal belongings and each bunk have

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Space Hotel @ China Town Kuala Lumpur

Space Hotel @ China Town Kuala Lumpur

Located in Kuala Lumpur, Space Hotel @ China Town Kuala Lumpur is a boutique capsule bed hotel just 2 minutes walk from Petaling Street (China Town). This 2-star hotel features air-conditioned rooms with free high speed WIFI throughout the property. The property also features a slide. Rooms inclu

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Old Town Guesthouse

Old Town Guesthouse

Welcome to Old Town Guesthouse, a place where you can feel at home. Were a simple family-run guesthouse that offers friendly service and a relaxed atmosphere. Having been travelers ourselves, weve tried to incorporate all the little things weve noticed and liked to create an great place to sta

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Ola Lavanderia Cafe

Ola Lavanderia Cafe

Ola Lavanderia Cafe is a guesthouse with cafe that provide mixed dormitory beds. The room come with A/C. Bathrooms are shared. Coffee/tea, drinking water, towel, shampoo are all included in the price. Laundry services and bicycle rental also available. Please note : Guesthouse is sharing bases,

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Faloe Hostel

Faloe Hostel

We provide every comfort that you desire in a home. We offer all of these for FREE, be it breakfast (all day), laundry (with detergent), Netflix, kitchen with stove, locker with locks (by your bed), shared PCs, towel, drinking water, tea, coffee, linens, pillows, blanket, daily house-keeping and mos

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The Cave Guest House

The Cave Guest House

Spacious and clean bunk bed with lock and key in house with very clean shared dinning hall and bathroom. It is located in a new housing area surrounded with the jungle.It is 10 minutes walk from the bus terminal and also the city center. We are a local Chinese Couple who stay in Cameron High

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Barkat Chalets

Barkat Chalets

We are operating a homestay registered with the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia. A number of newly touched-up, Malaysian style chalets with fan and attached bathroom. We also have an 8 bed dormitory available at a backpacker friendly price. Set within nature, our guests have access to

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Paper Plane Hostel

Paper Plane Hostel

Choose to sleep away in one of the six dormitory rooms or four private rooms; chill out at the glasshouse lobby and rooftop garden, we’ll make sure that you feel right at home from the moment you arrive. Paper Plane Hostel is walking distance to Bukit Bintang, 15 minutes to Petaling Street & Pud

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Dock In

Dock In

Ahoy, there! Welcome to Dock In, an out-of-the-box hostel located in the fascinating address of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Fondly known as the ‘Hostel of the Future’. We fuse hotel-like features, such as a 24/7 reception and snazzy social lounge, with the convenience, value and heart of a hostel. We’r

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Nature Lodge Sepilok

Nature Lodge Sepilok

Located in Sepilok, just before the junction to Rainforest Discovery Center, the Lodge is located 1.5KM from the roundabout at the main road, 800m to Rainforest Discovery Center and 1.2KM to Sepilok orang Utan center. Nature Lodge Sepilok offers 2 room options - dormitory and chalet type to suit

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Tuxedo KL -No.1 Rooftop Pool w Skyscraper Views

Tuxedo KL -No.1 Rooftop Pool w Skyscraper Views

NEWLY Opened in July 2017 - World No. 1st Hidden Luxury Sky Hostel Year 2017 - World No. 1st HIGHEST Hostel with Infinity Sky Pool Year 2017 - Asia No. 1st Hostel with BEST City View from ALL Beds Year 2017 - Asia No. 1st Hostel with Most Luxury Comfy Bed (3600 Coil Springs) Year 2017 - Malay

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Sojourn Beds & Cafe

Sojourn Beds & Cafe

Sojourn Beds & Cafe will be your home away from home. Situated in the very heart of Taiping (1.4km from the train station, 900m from the bus station), our 1930s shophouse-turned-hostel will give you the relaxing, clean and comfortable stay you deserve. Whether you like to sight-see, eat local cu

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Threehouse Bed and Breakfast

Threehouse Bed and Breakfast

In the heart of old China Town Kuching Sarawak, eastern Malaysia, on the Island of Borneo, you will find ThreeHouse Bed & Breakfast. The area breathes of history with its buildings and many shops that has been run by families for generations. Just a 2 minute walk away from the main tourist informati

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BackHome Kuala Lumpur

BackHome Kuala Lumpur

Stay at BackHome for a unique stay in a converted pre-war building located in the heritage district, with guided walks to let you experience KL just like the locals do. BackHome is housed in a row of pre-war shophouses, carefully preserved since the 1880s. The modern interiors feature spacious d

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Nowhere Hostel

Nowhere Hostel

5 km from Berjaya Times Square, Nowhere Hostel is set in Kuala Lumpur and provides rooms with free WiFi. All rooms at the accommodation include air conditioning, Single bed in 4 beds dormitory and bunks bed come with private bedside lamp, private international socket, comfy mattress and the mo

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Dillenia Guest House

Dillenia Guest House

Dillenia is a family-run guesthouse with a uniquely home away from home atmosphere. Located right in the heart of Miri and housed within a 3-storey corner shoplot, we are within a few minutes' walk to shopping malls, restaurants, banks, bus stops, night spots, the local post office and more. W

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2Hampshire Hostel by Tizzel

2Hampshire Hostel by Tizzel

This condominium located right within KLCC enclave, or to be precise, adjacent to KLCC Pertronas Twin Tower. Few mins of walk from this condominium would lead to you KLCC, Avenue K, Pavilion, KLCC LRT Station, and Ampang Park LRT Station. While sitting right in heart of bustling KL City Center, y

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Cocoa Mews Cafe & Homestay

Cocoa Mews Cafe & Homestay

Cocoa Mews Cafe & Homestay is centrally located in Penang’s Little India, a 10-minute drive from Komtar and less than a 5-minute walk from UNESCO Centre. It provides air-conditioned accommodation and free Wi-Fi in the entire guesthouse. The Rooms are simple with shared bathroom facilities. All r

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Magpie Residence

Magpie Residence

Why pay for expensive hotel stays during your holidays in Penang when we are offering rooms in Georgetown next to UNESCO World Heritage Site at extremely competitive rates? Nestled in the heart of Georgetown, Magpie Residence is an ideal spot from which to discover Penang. From here, guests can

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Pondok Keladi Langkawi

Pondok Keladi Langkawi

Pondok Keladi combines the charm of traditional Malay architecture with modern amenities on an acre of land. All 6 rooms are with ensuite bathroom, hot and cold shower, mini fridge, air condition and fan. 2 of the rooms are with 2 single beds while the rest are doubles. It features a Balai, an o

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Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur

Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur

Chinatown Kuala Lumpur, the cultural rich district has just become more in vogue with the addition of Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur! Located in a historical building built in the 1920s, as a former clubhouse and literally room, the property is the first upscale hostel in Chinatown Kuala Lumpur. Insp

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Step-Inn Too Guesthouse

Step-Inn Too Guesthouse

Opened in April 2016, Step-Inn Too is fresh and clean guesthouse that is located in the well-known Golden Triangle of Kuala Lumpur, where everything is easily within walking distance. Our 2,4, 7 & 22 bed air-conditioned dorms are complete with individual lockers and a power-plug for every bed and

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iO Hotel

iO Hotel

Experience authentic local Malaysian culture in the heart of Kuala Lumpur city with the minimalistic iO Hotel. Spend your day exploring the local heritage and historical buildings or indulge yourself with the always-happening and buzzling city. Come home to iO Hotel for a comfortable rest to recharg

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Zackry Guest House

Zackry Guest House

We have minimum stay of 2 nights consecutively - you still need to pay for 2 nights even if you stay for 1 night and non-negotiable! Children 12 years and below are not welcome. Please note that this is not a 24hrs establishment and our reception only opens from 9 am to 9 pm. Strictly no late chec

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Sunshine Bedz KL

Sunshine Bedz KL

Our simple, family-run bed and breakfast is conveniently located in the 'Heart of the Heart' of exciting Kuala Lumpur, along the famous Bukit Bintang Walk. Being newly renovated, Sunshine Beds is proud to boast of its new modern chic design, cleanliness and economically savvy rates! Breakfast

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Nature Lodge Kinabatangan

Nature Lodge Kinabatangan

One of the most existing places in South East Asia to watch wildlife and its not in the zoo! Nature Lodge Kinabatangan (NLK) is located within Kampung Bilit, a village along Kinabatangan river and takes its name from the white trunked-kabilit trees found in the nearby forest. We are easily access

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Skypod Hostel

Skypod Hostel

Established in 2014, SKYPOD is a multi award winning boutique hostel in Kota Kinabalu with Pod style bed offering you amazing lodging experience at a truly affordable rate. A stone's throw away from the Sembulan River Walk and centrally located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu yet away from the hust

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Marco Polo

Marco Polo

Marco Polo's is a new guesthouse in the heart of Kuching historical Chinatown, by the street called 'Padungan street'.Marco Polo's Kuching is ideally and centrally located as everyone knows the statue of the 'Big White Cat' location. It is strategically located in Kuching City. To the East, it is

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Ranau Backpackers Hostel

Ranau Backpackers Hostel

Ranau Backpackers Hostel is a family-run hostel with a uniquely home away from home atmosphere. Located right in the heart of Ranau and housed within a 2-storey corner shoplot, are within a few minutes' walk to supermarket, restaurants, banks, bus stops, night spots, the local post office and mo

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B&B@21

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7 rooms dormitory are furnished with bunk beds and all guests share bathrooms with hot shower. Our dorm are able to host up to 42 guests, and it has one king size bedroom for 2 persons, making it an ideal choice for small group travel for students, families and SME team building trip. Our dorms

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Three Little Birds Home

Three Little Birds Home

Three Little Birds Home is strategically located in Kota Laksamana, Melaka. It's only a 5-minutes-walk away from famous heritage area Jonker Street, Dutch Square and St. Paul Hill. Besides, the home is very near to local food courts, too. Don't worry about a thing, cause every little thing is

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Dorms KL 2

Dorms KL 2

Opened in 2017, Dorms KL 2 is a fresh and clean guesthouse that is located in the well-known Golden Triangle of Kuala Lumpur, where everything is easily within walking distance. Our air-conditioned dorms are complete with individual lockers, reading lights and a power point for every bed and hig

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R&R Haven Guesthouse

R&R Haven Guesthouse

I'm English, born overseas. Rendai is Iban. We moved here in 2010, and decided the location in the Borneo Highlands rain forest was too good to keep just for us. So we renovated the original house, for guests. It's an ideal place to relax after exploring the area. Enjoy hot showers, air-con, a kitch

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Sepilok Forest Edge Resort

Sepilok Forest Edge Resort

Jungle surrounding, the resort comprises of beautiful chalets around lush green, fruits trees and hills as a backdrop which further embraces the amazing view. Standard Chalet offer superb value lodging to the Family Chalet for a worry free family outing. The Superior Chalet is also available for

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1000 Miles (Thousand Miles)

1000 Miles (Thousand Miles)

Centrally located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, 1000 Miles (Thousand Miles) is a good starting point for you to explore the city. It is located very near to some of the major attractions in Kuala Lumpur such as Merdeka Square, Masjid Jamek, Petaling Street and Central Market, whereby all of them are

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Check In Lodge

Check In Lodge

The hotel design is clean, sleek & modern. All the decoration is current and custom made. Rooftop deck is comfy and a great place to chill and socialize. The small indoor dipping pool is at everyone convenience to use and is open 24 hours. Smoking only in the pool and rooftop area. Rooms are mostl

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Space Cap Hotel

Space Cap Hotel

Space Cap Hotel is located center of KK City, Warisan Square, surrounded by shopping mall, restaurant. It also within walking distance to seafood restaurant, coffee shop, pub & club, night market, convenient store and reflexology center. Consist of 36 capsules, which inclusive Standard Mix Capsu

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Two Peace House

Two Peace House

Two Peace House is a small and comfy hostel created fro travelers how love relaxing and make a new friends in a quite and peaceful environment. It's born from an idea of two travelers to create a HOME far away from home. Two Peace House is an excellent position: 1 minutes walk from the main are

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Ferringhi Stay Iinn Hotel

Ferringhi Stay Iinn Hotel

Feringghi Stay Iinn provides clean and comfortable accommodation. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi access at all areas of the property and free parking facilities are available. Cooled with air conditioning, rooms at Feringghi Stay Iinn are simply furnished with a flat-screen satellite TV and writing table.

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Westwood Highland

Westwood Highland

Westwood Highland is located between Kampung Raja and Kuala Terla in the middle of a flower farm. It is far from the crowds of Tanah Rata and Brinchang but close to the main touristic attractions in Cameron Highlands, the BOH tea plantation and the Mossy Forest. For nature lovers, you will defin

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Dorms KL

Dorms KL

Dorms KL is fresh, bright, and its central location is within walking distance to KL’s famous attractions. In our comfortable Café Lounge guests can experience TG Nasi Kandar’s local food at special promotional prices, or just relax and meet like-minded travelers. Our 6-8 bed air-conditioned dor

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Sleepbox Hotel Cameron Highlands

Sleepbox Hotel Cameron Highlands

1 stop center for Tour arrangement, motorbike renting, bus ticketing service. Guests can relax and social at our OUTDOOR terrace and INDOOR common area. Free WIFI in all areas. Free car park. We are just 5 minutes walk from the bus terminal. Each sleeping pod in Sleepbox Hotel Cameron Highlands c

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House of Journey

House of Journey

Location!Location!Location! We are located in hearth of Penang Georgetown historical zone~! With cozy interior designs, our hostel remain 1850s heritage building structure! Good news of newly renovated western toilets and separated hot shower rooms are available now. Connected to Chulia stree

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Map Travelodge

Map Travelodge

Map Travelodge is located in Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, where just few minutes from convenience shop, bank, pharmacy, restaurant, bars... or the best location in town for backpacker's traveler. 5-minute walk from bus station in Tanah Rata, half a mile to some of the famous tourism spot in Camero

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Ringos Foyer Guest House

Ringos Foyer Guest House

Introduction: The warmest of welcomes awaits you at Ringo's Foyer Guest House in Melaka City Centre. We offer budget accommodation in a central location, just a few minutes walk from Jonker Street.. Our rooms are varied, ranging from family and double rooms to single and dorm rooms. Overview:

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Father

Father's Guest House

Tucked away in a quiet location just off the main road, Fathers Guest House is a three storey bungalow and one of the most popular choices for Backpackers & Budget Travelers. Clean rooms, friendly service and ideal location makes this THE place to stay. Come and meet like minded travelers, share

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Wild Lodge Taman Negara

Wild Lodge Taman Negara

Located right beside Tembeling River and it is the only accommodation which gives you 180 degree Taman Negara River view. Fall asleep with the sound of streaming river and wake up in the mist of the World's Oldest Rain forest. Free flow coffee & tea with free wifi. Beers sold here too! Strong w

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Gerards Place

Gerards Place

Our cozy Bed & Breakfast has been created to provide a homely, clean, modern and affordable accommodation for the traveler; who seeks a cool getaway from the tropical heat of the lowlands. At Gerards Place, we pride ourselves on the quality of our friendly services as we want you to have a happy and

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