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Premium bedding, down duvet, individually decorated
Premium bedding, down duvet, individually decorated
Premium bedding, down duvet, individually decorated

Guest reviews

4.8 out of 5 Exceptional
6 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air conditioning


Explore the area

Popular LocationKedah State Art Gallery (Balai Seni Negeri)3 min walk
Popular LocationZahir Mosque3 min walk
Popular LocationKedah Royal Museum (Muzium Diraja Kedah)5 min walk
AirportAlor Setar (AOR-Sultan Abdul Halim)12 min drive

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About this area

Alor Setar

Located in Alor Setar, Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi is in the city centre and near the airport. Kedah State Art Gallery (Balai Seni Negeri) and Kedah Royal Museum (Muzium Diraja Kedah) are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Zahir Mosque and Wat Nikrodharam.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kedah State Art Gallery (Balai Seni Negeri) - 3 min walk
  • Zahir Mosque - 3 min walk
  • Balai Besar - 3 min walk
  • Pekan Rabu Complex - 4 min walk
  • Kedah Royal Museum (Muzium Diraja Kedah) - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportAlor Setar (AOR-Sultan Abdul Halim) - 12 min drive

About this property

Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi

Colonial hostel in Alor Setar
Along with a microwave in a common area, this hostel has a fridge in a common area and laundry facilities. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, express check-out, tour/ticket assistance and multilingual staff are on-site. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and ceiling fans. Guests will appreciate conveniences such as 6 bathrooms and washing machines, while Smart TVs with digital channels and Netflix provide a bit of entertainment. Bathrooms are shared and housekeeping is available once per stay.
Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi offers 3 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and shared/communal kitchens. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate dining areas and includes desks. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 65-inch Smart televisions come with digital channels and Netflix.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower with a hydromassage showerhead, bidets, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Alor Setar hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is offered once per stay and fridges can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free nearby parking

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge (on request)
  • Separate dining area


  • Lockers available
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Indonesian
  • Malay


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Renovated entire property – August 2019
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Down comforter
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding


  • 6 bathrooms
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • 65-inch smart TV
  • Digital channels
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dining room
  • Freezer
  • Ice maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Fridge (on request)
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Hob
  • Toaster oven


  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Laundry detergent
  • Local maps
  • Separate sitting area
  • Washing machine



Check-in between 3:00 PM and 9:30 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; access will be through a private entrance

Access methods

Access code, private entrance


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for MYR 50.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: MYR 100 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: MYR 50.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi Alor Setar
Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi?
Motorbike parking only. There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 9:30 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Hostel Ah Wai Hostel Ah Zhi located?
Located in the heart of Alor Setar, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Kedah State Art Gallery (Balai Seni Negeri), Zahir Mosque and Kedah Royal Museum (Muzium Diraja Kedah). Aman Central and Wat Nikrodharam are also within 1 mi (2 km).
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

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Good comfortable tents and love it. The staff are so friendly and good service! Highly recommended.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2019

5/5 Excellent

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前所未有新穎的體驗,讓我發現其實Hostel也可以很舒適很自在,而且有私人空間。在帳篷裡睡覺感覺就像是在露營一樣,70年代的裝潢風格讓我甫踏進就愛上了這家店,很有特色的洗手盆讓我眼界大開。A Zhi友善而熱情的介紹讓我在短短的兩天住宿裡也對Alor Setar增加了不少了解。黃昏時分別錯過隔壁回教堂迷人的夕陽,你也會和我一樣被深深的迷住哦!
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2018

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