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Best place to stay- Pangkor?

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Best place to stay- Pangkor?

Hi, so my boyfriend and I have just arrived in KL and want to head to Pangkor in a few days...this is an island right?

We want to be close to the main attractions/ backpacker area. We are looking for a private room with a private bathroom or a pod style hostel. Our upper end budget is RM90 per night.

Any suggestions?

Thank you, Lou

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Singapore, Singapore
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1. Re: Best place to stay- Pangkor?

Stay in Teluk Nipah...

There are many relaxed laidback guesthouses here(read guest reviews carefully as some are awful)...

I stayed at approx 6 different places on Pangkor & liked Budget beach Resort a lot..

The D/E here may have other suggestions though ...

Just don't expect really nice white sand beaches with super clear waters for snorkelling & diving...

Those type of islands are on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia & monsoon season has just started ...

It's alright for my swimming though...

Pasir Bogak area is much more noisy ...

Remember to rent a motorbike at the jetty so you can easily travel everywhere on your own ...

Some roads are winding roads so do be careful , especially at night ...

Cheers & Happy Planning!! 😁

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2. Re: Best place to stay- Pangkor?

Thank you! How do you keep finding my forum posts haha?

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3. Re: Best place to stay- Pangkor?

Hi Louise L ,

It just so happens that you are visiting the places that i haunt...

I have never been to Sabah & Sarawak in East Malaysia(Borneo) & you will not see me posting there LOL...

By the way , you should go to Borneo for the nature attractions ...

Cheers

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4. Re: Best place to stay- Pangkor?

Hiii I can't find Budget Beach Resort on booking.com. Does it go by a different name do you know?

Singapore, Singapore
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5. Re: Best place to stay- Pangkor?

They are not availailable on booking.com...

Try agoda , hotels.com & expedia...

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6. Re: Best place to stay- Pangkor?

Their rooms are actually quite small ... take a look on Tripadvisor & Agoda photos..

Just that their always jovial & helpful staff makes me happy from the moment i wake up till i sleep ....

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7. Re: Best place to stay- Pangkor?

So we have decided to miss Pangkor and go to Borneo instead 😀😀😀 we HAVE TO see the orangutan. I am so excited! This will be after Penang, Penang Island, Langkawi, Malaca and Singapore.

Singapore, Singapore
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8. Re: Best place to stay- Pangkor?

Good for u!!

I have no idea about Borneo though...

The D/Es & regular for the forums there ,are very knowledgable & helpful as per all Malaysia sub TA forums ...

Cheers & Enjoy 😀

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