Like crashing on a friend's couch
4H Jalan Ismail T: (07) 224 2881
JB's only backpacker accommodation, this hippy hideaway won't win any points for tidiness but its homey vibe and low prices keep travellers coming back for more.
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The funky 70s-styled house has a four-bed dorm (no bunks) and a big private room with a double bed but little else. There's a kitchen, book exchange and a big garden to kick back in and enjoy a couple Tiger beers. Your host is the affable Hakimi, a music-loving native of Borneo, and his menagerie -- the roosters will ensure you're wide awake in time to catch that early bus. Footloose Homestay isn't in the city centre, but it is an easy 10-minute walk from the Kota Raya bus terminal or a 7 ringgit taxi ride. They could benefit from a better sign, but it sort of says Footloose Homestay
on the front gate.
Last updated on 29th June, 2009.
Type of room, low and high season prices
Room: Dorm fan cooled, low season: 15 ringgit, high season 15 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Dbl fan share bathroom, low season: 30 ringgit, high season 30 ringgit. Notes: