SPOT ON 89872 Kuantan Backpackers

1st Floor, No.39, Jalan Tun Ismail25000KuantanMalaysia
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About SPOT ON 89872 Kuantan Backpackers

Kuantan Backpackers is a modern hostel located in central Kuantan, within a kilometre of the iconic Sultan Ahmad Shah Mosque. Shared and private accommodation options are available alongside an array of communal facilities.

Dormitories sleep up to ten people, with female only options offered, plus private double rooms with bunk beds are also available. Every room is air-conditioned and includes access to shared bathrooms with hot showers.

Communal facilities include a common area with a TV and DVDs, board games, and a book exchange. There is also an in-house tour desk and bicycle rentals, whilst free Wi-Fi is provided throughout.

A fully equipped kitchen is available which guests can utilise for self-catering. In addition, a complimentary breakfast consisting of toast and jam is included each morning, plus free tea and coffee are available throughout the day.

Darul Makmur Stadium is located 900 metres from the Kuantan Backpackers, whilst Berjaya Megamall and East Coast Mall are both within a 15-minute walk.


1st Floor, No.39, Jalan Tun Ismail, 25000, Kuantan, Malaysia
Telephone: +60 95133830 | Fax: +60 395133830 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Central location

This hostel is located in the city centre of Kuantan and thus is within walking distance to most attractions, shops and restaurants. Guests find this location to be very convenient and regularly state that it is one of the primary reasons for choosing the property.

Free breakfast and hot drinks

A complimentary breakfast is offered to guests each morning as well as free hot drinks throughout the day. These amenities are appreciated by reviews which regularly mention this as an excellent aspect of the hostel.

Friendly and helpful staff

The majority of guests find the staff of this property to be friendly and helpful. There are many reviews which suggest that the welcoming nature of the staff helps to create a friendly atmosphere in the property, whilst guests also appreciate being able to book tours and transport on-site.

Negative Reviews

Old and dirty bathrooms

Multiple reviews report that the bathrooms of this property are old and not kept in a clean condition. Guests feel that this is a disappointing aspect of the hostel and feel that a renovation of the bathrooms is needed to create a more comfortable stay.

Lack of plug sockets

Guests point out that there is a lack of plug sockets available in the dormitories of this hostel. As a result, it can be difficult to charge appliances if the dormitory is full, this can be inconvenient for guests who would prefer personal sockets by each bed.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 129 reviews across the web
8 /10
  • hostelbookers
    9.1 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.9 /10
8 out of 10 based on 129 reviews