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6.1

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Popular landmarks
Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru 4.4 km
Danga Bay 6.3 km
Legoland Malaysia 7.3 km
Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque 9.9 km
Johor Zoo 10.3 km
KSL City Mall 10.8 km
Angry Birds Activity Park 11.1 km
Johor Bahru City Square 11.1 km
Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple 11.1 km
Jalan Wong Ah Fook 11.4 km
Nearby landmarks
Klinik Johor 140 m
Alpha Dental Clinic 140 m
TF Value-Mart 260 m
7 days Fitness 350 m
Little Play Loft Imaginative PlayGym 760 m
Park Parking 780 m
Church of Praise 910 m
Red cap 940 m
Motorbike 1.0 km
TGV Bukit Indah 1.0 km
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Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers

No 2-01, Jalan Bestari 5/2, Taman Nusa Bestari, Gelang Patah/Legoland, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 81300 - See map
  • Airport transfer

  • Located in heart of Johor Bahru

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Laundry service

  • Safety deposit boxes

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Value for money7.8
Location rating6.1
Nearest airportSenai International Airport (JHB) - Malaysia
Distance to airport17.6 km

Rooms available at Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers

Dormitory - Fan
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  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 bunk bed
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    Frequently asked questions

    What time is check-in and check-out at Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers?

    Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee.

    How do I get to Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers?

    Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hostel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service with prices and more information. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers has a car park available for guests.

    What restaurants are nearby Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers?

    Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers is located in Gelang Patah/Legoland, famous for good restaurants such as Fugetsu, Uncle Jang Dak-Galbi and Restaurant Chang Man.

    What popular shopping places are close to Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers?

    Shopping options in Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers’s Gelang Patah/Legoland neighborhood include Mall of Medini, Aeon Mall Bukit Indah and Giant Hypermarket Nusa Bestari.

    What are popular attractions near Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers?

    Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers’s location in the Gelang Patah/Legoland neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Legoland Malaysia, Puteri Harbour and Puteri Harbour Satellite Clubhouse.

    What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers?

    Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers is located within Gelang Patah/Legoland, which makes it conveniently close to natural sights including Tanjung Perepat, Bukit G 253 and Tanjung Tuan.

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    6.3/10
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    7.9/10
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    7.8/10
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    6.9/10
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    Overall rating:

    6.7

    Good
    16 reviews
    Cleanliness
    6.9
    Location
    6.1
    Room comfort and quality
    6.3
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    More about Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers

    More about Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers

    Located in the lovely area of Gelang Patah/Legoland, Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers enjoys a commanding position in the shopping, family fun hub of Johor Bahru. The city center is merely away and the airport can be reached within minutes. A haven of rest and relaxation, the hotel will offer total renewal just steps away from the city's numerous attractions such as Church of Praise, Giant Hypermarket Nusa Bestari, Aeon Bukit Indah Shopping Centre.

    Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Johor Bahru. Guests of the hotel can enjoy on-site features like free Wi-Fi in all rooms, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, airport transfer, laundry service.

    Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers is home to 6 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), fan, television, in room safe. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Sekai Guesthouse and Backpackers.

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    6.7
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    Good
    Cleanliness6.9
    Location6.1
    Room comfort and quality6.3
    Service7.9
    Value for money7.8
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    9+ Exceptional (1)
    8-9 Excellent (2)
    7-8 Very Good (2)
    6-7 Good (4)
    <6 Below Expectation (7)
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    Mar - May (1)
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    9.0
    Exceptional
    Boon from Singapore
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory - Fan
    Stayed 1 night in February 2015

    Clean”

    Clean, friendly staff and meet basic needs

    Very good

    Reviewed February 23, 2015

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    6.7
    Good
    Kenji from Japan
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory - Fan
    Stayed 1 night in December 2014

    Low cost hostel”

    Low Price, staff are friendly, and good security
    Reviewed January 05, 2015

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    8.0
    Excellent
    Mark from Singapore
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory - Fan
    Stayed 1 night in December 2014

    nice little gueshouse”

    value for money, friendly, and tidy

    Bathroom could use a little work. Dorm room is basic but with AC. Friendly staff. Good location with lots of restaurants and nightlife around. Probably the cheapest bed in JB!

    Reviewed December 26, 2014

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    4.7
    khaw from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory - Fan
    Stayed 1 night in December 2014

    Only first room are dorm for traveller”

    aircord, location, cheap price

    I stayed only one night. Noted that only the first dorm room are used as dorm for backpacker. There are only shared bathroom and toilet. And also, the last few rooms are occupied. So there will be lots of people going in and out to the room at night time. I was annoyed by the door opening sound. Also, the staff aware in the hostel but they allowed it to do business. There are reason why it is so cheap.

    Reviewed December 16, 2014

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    5.7
    Ivansius from Indonesia
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory - Fan
    Stayed 1 night in December 2014

    too far from the central of town”

    clean, cheap, n affordable
    Reviewed December 16, 2014

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    7.0
    Very good
    GAN from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory - Fan
    Stayed 1 night in September 2014

    Nice and cheap”

    Location

    Good

    Reviewed September 29, 2014

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    6.3
    Good
    Teh from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 2 nights in December 2013

    affordable, friendliness, eat & shop”

    clean, good customer service, surround by eating places

    Friendly environment, affordable, lots of eating place around. Will choose to stay in Superior room for the next round with bathroom attached.

    Reviewed December 25, 2013

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    4.7
    Angeline from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in December 2013

    The bed and bathroom was not clean. ”

    shops & staff

    The bed and bathroom was not clean. I found hairs and dust on the bed and the bathroom was smelly. Location was not easy to find because the advertisement board was located on top on the building and the names is small to read. Staff was friendly and fast checked in & out.

    Reviewed December 23, 2013

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    8.7
    Excellent
    Patrick from Canada
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 2 nights in November 2013

    Super friendly staff”

    The staff is great, there's a superb park about 5min walk away, there are 3 huge shopping centres all within 10mins of walking

    I stayed there longer than I was originally supposed to and I'm glad I did. I got the chance to meet the owner who is super cool. The staff is super helpful even tough they don't speak english very well, they will go out of their way to make you comfortable and help you out. The only downside I can think of is that it's far from downtown Johor Bahru. Once you get used to the public transport, it's no big deal though. I definitely recommend you stay at Sekai's if you happen to go through JB.

    Reviewed December 03, 2013

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    6.7
    Good
    Toshio from Japan
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 3 nights in September 2013

    Friendly Staff”

    Brand New, Friendly Staff, Close to Shopping Mall

    Hello Mr. Agoda. You tell lie again. You tell shower is inside the room, but it is share bathroom.

    Reviewed November 22, 2013

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    8.0
    Excellent
    Kwong from Malaysia
    Couple
    Stayed 2 nights in November 2013

    Attentive Staff. Centrally located-lots of shops.”

    Attentive Staff. Central Location. Value for money

    While views may varies from one traveller to another - my stay with Sekai was great - close to Legoland Theme & Water parks, close to Hello Kitty Theme building. Lots of foods outlets & major departmental stores/supermarkets near by. Guesthouse staff are helpful. Try book for the superior room (The one with attached toilet).

    Reviewed November 21, 2013

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    4.0
    sinjie from Malaysia
    Business traveler
    Dormitory - Fan
    Stayed 1 night in May 2013

    Very budget”

    Very budget
    Reviewed May 31, 2013

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    6.0
    igarashi from Japan
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory - Fan
    Stayed 2 nights in September 2014

    Wi-Fiが使えなかった”

    スタッフ親切、清潔、スーパーが近い

    国境近辺の栄えている所からタクシーで20分(15リンギット)くらいかかります。なのでアクセス自体は悪い。Wi-Fiが壊れていたので非常に困った。近くにはスーパーが何件かあるので生活面(Wi-Fiは困ったが)は困らないでしょう。目の前には日本料理店がありますし。オーナーらしき人はいろいろと気を遣ってくれたので、助かりました。

    Reviewed September 17, 2014

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    satoshi from Japan
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in November 2013

    とても親切なスタッフ”

    親切なスタッフと清潔なベッド

    マレーシアらしいゆるい感じの(笑)非常に親切なスタッフばかりです。またオーナーの奥さんが日本人だということでオーナーも少し日本語を話せます。すぐ近くにショッピングセンターがありレストランも 周りに沢山あるのでロケーションは良いです。今回は一人だったのでジョホールバルは一泊で移動してしまいましたが、次回は友達と来て国立公園まで足を伸ばしてもいいかなと思いました。 あと、同じ通りにある中華系のベジタリアンレストランはとても美味しくて安いのでおすすめです。

    Reviewed November 16, 2013

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    5.7
    SHUK from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory - Fan
    Stayed 3 nights in September 2014

    Sekai Guesthouse and ”

    平價,地點方便,環境不錯。
    Reviewed September 25, 2014

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    5.7
    DINH from Vietnam
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 5 nights in October 2014

    xa quá trung tâm”

    rẻ, thân thiện, đẹp

    hostel nay ưu điểm cao nhất là nhân viên nhiệt tình, vui vẻ, thân thiện. khuyết điểm lớn nhất là không có wifi, quá xa trung tâm nên khá tốn nhiều thời gian để di chuyển và tham quan. rất tiện lợi cho ai làm việc gần khu vực này, nhưng kg tiện cho du khách giá rẻ, phòng sạch. có máy lạnh nhưng máy kêu rất to nên không thể ngủ được khi máy hoạt động và mền thì rât mỏng nên lạnh

    Reviewed October 23, 2014

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