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Auckland
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2010

I arrived late at night, but the instructions they'd emailed to me enabled me to find the place without too much trouble. I panicked when I saw the door was locked, but then it occurred to me to sound the buzzer, and the night staff opened the door for me. My single room was small, bed and air-con only, but... More 

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Melbourne
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Reviewed 10 March 2010

We are a couple with a child and paid RM96/night to stay in a 4 single bed room at Serai Inn. The room was sparsely furnished, with only the 4 beds and air conditioner in the room (no table/chairs and therefore no where to put bags/clothes). There was wifi but was pretty useless on the top floor. However the room... More 

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London
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Reviewed 16 January 2010

Nice, clean hostel with very friendly, helpful and informative staff. Our double room was very small, as you’d expect, but the corridors were light and airy and the common room on the top floor was pleasant and spacious. I really liked the location which was slightly further out of Chinatown than most of the other hostels, but within easy walking... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 6 September 2008

The management/staff of this hostel don't seem to have any idea what a backpacker requires in a hostel. I arrived around 4pm with a 18kg pack and even though there is an elevator in this building, it was, as is usual in Asia and India, not operating! OK so up the stairs to be greeted offhandedly by a distracted female... More 

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Lemongrass168, Owner at Serai Inn, responded to this review

As the owner of Serai Inn, I am writing this in response to Miss Lyndy’s review in order to give a fair picture of my hostel. First of all, the lift was disabled due to security reasons. We are not the sole tenant of the building. The ground and 1st floor belong to other tenants. Disabling the lift prevents people... More 

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dhaka
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Reviewed 13 August 2008

This hostel is indeed perfect for backpackers and an excellent value. Rooms are tiny but clean and friendly. Security is very good, location is central, close to important things and yet very quiet. Also, they have a very nice and friendly hang out place. I was a bit concerned initially about sharing the bathroom facilities, but as I was saying--very... More 

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Perth
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Reviewed 8 June 2008

A newly established hostel with warm Malaysian hospitality. Staff are sincere, helpful and friendly. The owners are a couple who have been travelling extensively around the world and they are very knowledgable and attentive. Overall, Serai is an excellent place for backpackers and she made me feel at home. I would definitely come back here again.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean, quiet and homey - Serai Inn is a newly established hostel run by backpackers for backpackers. We are three "travel-holics" who have travelled to 31 countries across 5 continents. Our passion in traveling, experiencing different cultures and meeting people from all over the world has prompted the idea of establishing a 'home' for the like-minded people. Serai Inn is established mostly based on what we have learned when traveling. Rest assured, as backpackers ourselves we understand your needs and we are committed to make your holiday a sweet memory. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Serai Inn

Address: 62, Jalan Hang Lekiu | 2nd - 5th Floors, Kuala Lumpur 50100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: $13 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“If you like quiet place better don't choose a room with window because they are facing the main road. Every room is equipped with AC so windows is not a big deal here.”
 of 5 bubbles Matilda_Lin, 30 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Rooms are basically 2 rows of parallel thin walls in a big space, so lots of them will have no window. Ask for a twin room (instead of a double), I believe all these have windows”
 of 5 bubbles MarkManama, 6 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Go elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles RichardH267, 27 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Don't choose single rooms, as they're way too small for comfort. The dorms are a lot more comfortable, unless you don't like to meet new strangers. The Lockers provided are pretty small, so make sure you don't carry too many stuff that needs to be put into the locker. It can hold atmost a 15" laptop + camera etc.”
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 of 5 bubbles MithunKr, 24 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Feel the beds before deciding on a room. Some beds are better than others. We felt springs one night”
 of 5 bubbles d0uluvme49, 3 Nov 2011 | Read review
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