Omar'S Backpacker'S Hostel

Address: Jln Abu Bakar, Mersing, Johor, Malaysia | Hotel
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsOmar'S Backpacker'S Hostel Mersing

    Reviewed by romainpetit

    Nice guy but not secured

    Reviewed Jul 4, 2013
    by (2 reviews) , France Flag of France

    Omar is a very nice guy but his place is unsecure as hell. Door locks are broken and the main entrance is only close by a grid which doesnt locks. Our rooms has been visited by some stranger in the night.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Omar'S Backpacker'S Hostel Mersing

    2.00 of 5 stars Fair

    Travel Blogs from Mersing


    A travel blog entry by joshandjenn on Apr 23, 2015

    23rd April - We arrive at the port in Mersing around lunch time, so it is too late to catch the bus North. We check into the Riverside Inn and go for lunch. After which, we have an explore of Mersing. It doesn't take us long to realise that there is nothing here! One thing that shocked us is that apart from at the port, there are no backpackers ...

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    A travel blog entry by thecurries2012 on Aug 15, 2013

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    ... bit surprised when we told him that we had decided to move on.

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    A travel blog entry by pmaustin on May 20, 2013

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... a 2 hour bus ride,, then half a day wait for the train and a 2 hour train to Gemas. We have to stay the night at Gemas and have booked a fairly modern hotel here 20;00,,,, NO SMOKING ANYWHERE,,, Phyllis !!! No Smoking !! You get finned an extra 20;00 if you do,,, Roger kept reminding me !!! Huge room and nice bathroom, TV and freezing air con !!! we woke up in the night thinking it was snowing,,it felt like icicles in the air,,I had to turn ...

    Pulau Rawa

    A travel blog entry by greenfamily on Sep 12, 2012

    144 photos

    ... it as a great lookout point.

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    Convenient Mersing

    A travel blog entry by hev23 on Apr 11, 2011

    ... little restaurant that did tasty roti canai, curries and dosa's. Mersing is a typical small Malaysian town that serves as a decent enough place to spend a night but doesn't have enough character to hold your interest for more than that. Onwards to Pekan!

    Best Wishes,
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