Faces of
Malaysia
Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

Singapore, Malaysia

Rucksack Inn @ HongKong Street

address: 38-A Hong Kong Street, Singapore 059677
rucksack-inn-singapore2.jpg, Hostel in downtown Singapore near Boat and Clarke Quark, one of three Rucksack Inn branches in Singapore
Hostel in downtown Singapore near Boat and Clarke Quark, one of three Rucksack Inn branches in Singapore

Rucksack Inn @ HongKong Street contact information

phone: +65 65324990
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Rucksack Inn @ HongKong Street prices / booking

10-Bed Mixed Dorm: S$30
Triple Room: S$135
Double Room: S$105
Quad Room: S$160

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location of Rucksack Inn on Hong Kong Street (photo: Google Street View)

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