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About Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, capital city of Malaysia, is a bright and vibrant city. There is much to see and do here both in the city and a little way out. The KLCC is the largest and most popular shopping mall and you can go there to scoop up a bargain. Among the brightly lit skyline is the Petronas twin towers, which are a must see for a spectacular view over the city. One of the more local-type activities is to find where the local "mamaks" (food outlets) are and go visit them. Given that it is so hot during the day, most of the local socialize and eat at these food outlets that sprawl out into the streets in the early hours of the morning.
Kuala Lumpur is a city full of nightclubs and entertainment, so if partying is your deal, there is plenty to see and do at night. It also has quite a happening local music scene with many local original artists playing their music throughout venues in the city.
On a more religious and cultural note, there are many beautiful Islamic mosques throughout the city, some of which are open for visitors and others that are closed off. It is good to be mindful that to enter these mosques that women need to be covered from head to toe. The National Mosque will provide these gowns to women entering, but it is a good idea when going to see them to take a head scarf and wear clothing that covers the knees and top parts of the arms.
Hostels in Kuala Lumpur are scattered throughout the city. Some are concentrated in particular areas such as along Jalan Hun H. S. Lee and Jalan Petaling. The majority of them are downtown and close to any amenities that you may need.
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Rainforest Bed & Breakfast
"Super nice, clean. good location. good staff." … "at first we had a hard time looking for the place but once we saw it, it was cool. its like a small place wherein trees where around it yet it was near KL Tower and Petronas. it's cozy and clean. my boyfriend and i enjoyed our stay here. Al was very friendly and so is Ben whom i chat with one night. sadly, we had to stay here only just for a night. But it was worth the stay and i've...
Backpackers Travellers Lodge
"There's something nice about being handed the front door key and allowed to come and go when you please. It feels a bit like you own house. The Traveller's Lodge has a 24 hour reception and video camera surveillance so be assured it's safe as houses. The reception area is bare but friendly and guests have access to 24 hour DVD movies on the television and internet if you bore of the activity outside in the Chinatown markets (unlikely). The...
"Travellers Palm Homestay is actually a guesthouse, not a hostel. The place is clean but has a lot of humidity in the walls. The staff are very helpful. The location of the guesthouse does not look that nice. The Location The guesthouse is located in Golden Triangle -- the area is packed with hotels, hostels and guesthouses. It is very close to Puduraya bus station, and if you arrive to KLCC, you can cross the street to catch the...
Green Hut Lodge
"cool place. great atmosphere. nice and clean. the staffs show me a lot a directions." … "My sincerest thank you to the staff at the Green Hut. I broke a bone in my foot and had a plaster cast on it. While my friend did trips away from Kuala Lumpur, the staff took care of me like I was family. I would highly recommend the Green Hut to anyone I meet traveling. It is so clean, organized and central, not to mention how great the staff...
New Pudu Backpackers Hostel
"Located directly opposite the main bus-station in Kuala Lumpur, the Pudu Hostel is extremely well located. It is right in the heart of the city and close to many of the main attractions. Chinatown (with its famous night-markets) is a short walk along the street and the KL Tower and Petronas Towers are within walking distance too. Buses and the light-rail system stop close by. The air-conditioned Pudu hostel occupies the upper floors of a...
Backpacker's Travellers Inn
"Backpacker's Travellers Inn represents excellent-value-for-money, budget-grade hostel accommodation. The Location Since the hostel is sandwiched on the second floor between a bustling restaurant and a small rooftop bar (both under separate management), you would be forgiven for not noticing it from the street. The hostel is in fact in one of the best locations in Kuala Lumpur -- the hostel boasts a prime location in Chinatown with a...
"The moment you enter Red Palm hostel, you are made to feel welcome and at home in this old and airy colonial building. The friendly and helpful staff and owners are always around to answer any questions or just have a chat, and they make an effort to learn the names of everyone who is staying in the hostel. The Location Red Palm is in the Golden Triangle, so a central location for visiting many of the city’s main attractions. It’s...
Anjung KL Guesthouse & Hostel
"Very clean, staff very knowledgable, helpful and professional, comfortable beds, sound system and dvd player in the social area. Only downside was it wasn't very exciting as not manypeople there when I went." … "We stayed here for a few nights and it was very good. This small guesthouse is a clean, friendly place with helpful staff. A nice, quiet address close to the busy center of Kuala Lumpur. I would definitely recommend it!"...
Hotel Chinatown 2
"Just as the site info says, right in the heart of Chinatown. Found the staff and especially the manager to be very helpful and friendly. The rooms are very clean and spacious and well thought out..plenty of places to put stuff you often can't find a hook or shelf for. Only gripe is that the aircon isn't adjustable and I found it too cold and dry, having started to acclimatise to the tropics, and caught a bad cold. (Of course that could have...
"The Cosmopolitan Hostel opened its doors in March 2007 so is still shining and sparkling with brand new mattresses and rugs. From the outside, you wouldn't think this, as the building looks a bit tired and rundown, but looks can be deceiving. Currently there is no sign or building number outside so it's very easy to miss, but just look for the big building next to the 7-11. Inside you'll step straight into the reception area with the large...
Serai Inn & Hostel
"… Let us know what you like and we ll be more than happy to assist you to plan your journey. Serai Inn offers you delightful informal atmosphere and warm hospitality. Serai is the Malay word for lemongrass, a plant native to tropical regions including Malaysia. Lemongrass is known for its calming effect that relieves insomnia and stress. This name was chosen because Serai inn signifies a place where you can rest and relax to...
Classic Inn Budget Hotel
"Perfect! - EXCELLENT! Cannot recommend it enough!! Keep up the good work!" … "Outstanding - We stayed for 10 days and got to know to know the staff and place pretty well. I can say it was one the best digs we have stayed at. The atmosphere, service, hospitality, and breakfast were were all above expectations. The cleanliness of the place is 5 star." … "… enjoy our warm Malaysian Climate to invigorate their mind and soul...
Paradiso Bed & Breakfast
"Amazing - I stayed at this hostel for a week. I've been traveling for well over a year now and it's definitely one of the best I have stayed in. The owner's are really friendly and helpful and know everything there is to know about the city. The beds are very comfortable and the air/con is much needed after a day touring the city. Definitely recommend it as a great place to stay!" … "… away by local bus,so as the...
Eighty-Eight Inn (88 Inn)
"… to our guests in order for them to enjoy their stay in our hotel. En-suite bathrooms Air-conditioned Hot water shower Television Wi-Fi access Quiet environment New and clean condition Lobby and lounge area Garden area Friendly customer service Optional local optional breakfast After a tiring day travelling around KL, guests can sit back and relax in our very own laid-back garden area with a semi-opened cool atmosphere. Guests can...
BackHome Kuala Lumpur
"… insider knowledge of local food, customs and hideouts. Please note regarding PASSPORTS: Only guests with valid passports or Malaysian I.C.s will be allowed to check in. We reserve the right to turn away people without valid documents. We have been reviewed as having the best beds in all of Asia! Designed with privacy in mind, each of our beds comes equipped with personal compartments, attached bedside lamps, a power outlet and...
The Travel Hub
"… of Kuala Lumpur. Our lobby and accommodations are all handsomely appointed with comfortable furnishings blended with the modern conveniences of today. Our guests are provided with free Wi-fi, Internet access, air conditioning, Satellite TV’s and all conveniences. We also proved breakfast, tea and coffee (unlimited). Plus a friendly staff is always available to assist you. These are just a few of the features designed for your...
Ocean Palmz Guest House
"… place(not at main street) Facilities:Low Price,Window Rooms, Free Internet, Wi Fi, Complimentary Breakfast, Coffee /Tea (24 hrs free),Soft drinks & Juices available, Air-Con, Iron.Hot shower,Lobby Air-con,Smoking Air,Free Towel &linen,laundry, Type of Rooms: Dorm,Single bed room(Sharing Bath),Twin bed room(Attach Bath), Queen bed room(Aatch Bath)),Triple room(Queen bed&single bed with Aatch bath).Non smoking Rooms, Within...
Irsia Bed & Breakfast
"… way to almost everything or take the train in Imbi Monorail Station - a cheap and convenient way to explore places around KL. In a second you are in the famous Times Square and in another, you will find yourself in the midst of the hippest bars, the famous Bukit Bintang Walk, different shopping malls and a plethora of restaurants to suit your palate and budget Everything you need for a fun-filled and memorable journey is...
The Explorers Guesthouse & Hostel
"Very good Hostel - This hostel is realy cool -- nice stuff, every thing is clean and it's also located central between china market and central market." … "A Very Nice Place - In the heart of China town, 100 m from Central Market and 200 m from Pasar Seni LRT Station, the location is unbeatable. Besides, there are lots of restaurants and groceries just around the corner. The shower are kept clean and the general atmosphere is very...
Step Inn Guest House
"A#1 Service & Hospitality -- they really make U FEEL at home - After coming here time and again I see many people extending their stay including myself. They serve u with an international multi language team. When staying at an expensive place u might get bored. Here u get inspired. All basic needs can be satisfied within walking distance. The same is true for transportation. Beyond basic needs -- the managing personnel believes strongly that...
i2inn Guest House
"… standard for the comfort of our valued guests with the all Luxury facilities. Facilities: high speed internet (WiFi) Drinks Corner Laundry service 24 hour CCTV and Security 24 hour Reception Comfortable lounge for relaxing Luggage storage Young and Friendly Environment Travel Information Corner Travel and Tour Facilities: Air Port Pick and Drop Sight Seeing around the malaysia Personalised Driver and Tour Guide...
Palmmer Guest House
"… a few kilometres away where you will also get a chance to visit the world-renowned Petronas Twin Towers, one of the tallest structures in the world. With spacious rooms, The Palmmers Guest House is perfect for both local and overseas travelers who are visiting Kuala Lumpur for business or leisure; the hotel's facilities and its surrounding attractions will be able to cater to your every need for an easily accessible, convenient...
Sunshine Bedz Kuala Lumpur
"… to the KL Twin Towers (Suria KLCC), and even the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Facilities: Free Breakfast Free Wifi in Lobi & Rooms Free Computers with Internet Hots & Cold showers Tour Desk Linen & Towels included Lockers (pls bring your own padlock) Book Sharing Bottled Drinks sold in Hostel CCTV security 24hr Reception Allocated smoking space / no smoking inside the property We will within reasonable means strive...
Forever Young Guest House Kuala Lumpur
"… selection can be found there and guest what? it just 5 minutes away from our place by walking. Bored and looking for an entertainment? Changkat, approximately 10 minutes away by walking is a perfect place as it is known for pubs and clubs. You may enjoy the clubs hopping as the whole street is where all the clubs and pubs are located. Last but not least, thinking buying souvenir or shopping back home? Approximately 15 to 20...
"Central Lodge hostel is by far not the best in the world! It is very small, not a great location, old, and not convenient at all. It is on one full floor of a building (with a karaoke on the level below). Everything is a big corridor, the entrance opens on the reception, then all the rooms are on each side of the corridor, and the lounge and kitchen are part of it, so very small and not separated. The Location Central Lodge is five...
Matahari Lodge Two
"Very good - good location." … "… Market(across the street!), Hindu and Chinese temples, Little India, Masjid Jamek etc. Puduraya bus terminal (for intercity bus) is 15 mins walk away. Catch the KL hop-on hop-off in front of the hostel for a city tour. Clean and comfortable rooms (all shared toilets), perfect for that much needed privacy. Meet other travelers for some tips in our TV and reading lounge. Enjoy your morning free...
Suzie's Guesthouse & Hostel KL
"Excellent place to stay - Would recomend this place to anyone, superclean, quiet, good atmosphere and the staff are really helpful. The only bad thing i can say is its expensive to do laundry but id stay here again if im in KL." … "… aim is to provide you with a personal service, modern, clean and comfortable rooms in an urban, funky and contemporary atmosphere. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to help you 24...
PODs the Backpackers Home
"Good location; but not the comfiest stay. - I enjoyed the location PODs was to the KL Sentral station, very handy for a brief stay in KL. I do not like the way the 'rooms' at PODs aren't really rooms, as the walls do not entirely enclose from floor to ceiling. This means you can still hear everything that is going on outside and if you were as unfortunate enough as me to be near the bathroom; expect to be woken up by the sound of showers and...
Fernloft KL at Chinatown
"Centrally located hostel - friendly staff and central location are the pros of this place. There are even free shuttle buses to Petronas Towers from next door! KL Sentral only one station by Rapid. Facilities were clean and rooftop terrace a nice place to relax. Room without window, though." … "… exciting place than the heart of this historic Chinatown. The kaleidoscopic of the bustling streets, maintained much of its...
Arenaa Mountbatten Hotel
"… own reading light, in-room safe. Location Conveniently located in Jalan Tun Perak, the lively Chinatown Petaling Street, Central Market, Merdeka Square, Masjid India, Masjid Jamek Light Rail Transit & Puduraya Terminal Station are all within a 5-minute walk. Whats more, the hotel is just 5 minutes drive away from Bukit Bintang and 10 minutes drive to KLCC Twin Tower.s Things to Note ATM machines, money changers,...
Reggae Mansion Kuala Lumpur
"Reggae Mansion Kuala Lumpur is a one-of-a-kind hostel and part of the Reggae Hostel chain in Malaysia. The building is an exquisite colonial mansion situated in Chinatown and architecturally and esthetically it offers so much including fifteen private rooms and fifty-eight unique dormitory beds, all with air-conditioning and a ton of privacy that's greatly appreciated at the end of a hot day of touring. The Location Reggae Mansion is...
The Bodhi Lodge
"… When we first started we decided to capture the homely feeling because we know that most of our customers have been travelling long and haven’t felt like their home in a long time.vOther than that we are offering the cheapest price in town just because we do not want the high priced hotels destroy your travel budget. Your hosts are three very friendly people. Once you have visited us you will want to come back again for we can give...
"Great Hostel, best in chinatown. - This is a great guesthouse clean friendly and secure. It has improved a lot since last year; the finest in chinatown." … "Eclipse Guesthouse offers unsurpassed experience of Kuala Lumpur, with only 24 units guest rooms including dorms, coupled with modern amenities, practically-designed facilities and exciting dining and lifestyle choices for a multidimensional experience. Located at Chinatown in the...
Le Village Chinatown
"… of buzzing Chinatown (Petaling Street). By popular demand from our customers at Le Village I, which started in 2001, we have opened a new and improved guesthouse! GUESTHOUSE FACILITIES: *air-conditioned rooms (single, double, twin) & dorm *free WIFIrn*free water, coffee & tearn *laundry servicern*common area: TV & DVD *friendly atmosphere and helpful staff IN A WALKING DISTANCE YOU CAN FIND: *Pasar...
"… charge you one price per night, you will get: •linen and towel •free breakfast •unlimited wi-fi •24-hour air-condition •cable tv in the common room •shared fridge •hot water We also offer, at a charge: •laundry pick-up •bag storage Our location is unbeatable. We are just: •a two-minute walk from street food heaven Jalan Alor •a five-minute walk to the Bukit Bintang shopping district •an eight-minute walk from the Bukit...
The Den at Brickfields
""One of a kind" and not "one of a chain", our fun hostel is run by good friends and is the ideal hostel for individual traveller or small groups. We have a common area, TV room and mini library, kitchenette and free travel advice. Take a stroll down Little India and experience the diversity in culture which Malaysia has to offer. The Den @ Brickfields has three dorm types available - We have 4 air conditioned beds and 6 fan only beds in...
Submarine Guest House
"… Market, Petaling Streer(Chinatown), Dataran Merdeka(Independence Square), KL Tower, KLCC, National Museum, major shopping malls and significant historical sites. Our building has been gazetted by the Malaysian governement as a herritage site and the main structure has been preserved. Within walking distance, you could easily walk to banks, money changers, grocery stores, bus stops, taxi stands, train stations. With its commitment...
Moon Eleven LCCT
"… support facilities such as ATM machine, local restaurants, 7-11 etc. It is about 20 minutes by road from KUL terminals and makes an ideal stopover for guests on transit. **Early check in or late check out available with condition and early inform** What can we offer? -Fully air-cond for all the rooms. -Free WIFI access -Free use of lockers for dormitory room. -Free coffee and tea. -Female dorm available Other...
"Agosto Inn Is ready for your to be Home and experience the multi-culture of Malaysia- Truely Asia Home away from Home We are ready to pamper you, while you are away from home. with Fully Air Condition * Free WIFI * Free Luggages Storages * Free Daily Breakfast * Free Coffee / Tea all day& night * 24 hours Hot / Cold Shower * TV/ DVD * Kitchen with microwave * Laundry service Agosto Inn have considering for difference type of travellers...
amiGOs KL Guest House
"… memories. Our efforts are aimed to satisfy every single customer by forming the best Amigos KL team to serve you non stop. Have a safe trip. amiGOs amiGOs !!! With pleasure, amiGOs KL team welcomes every individual customer depends on their budget. NOTE: All our room types are air-conditioned. The following are the room categories we hold: Double en-suite (attached bathroom, sleeps 2 with one queen bed) Triple en-suite...
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Kuala Lumpur is my favourite city in Southeast Asia so far. I love that there are so many trees around, and I really enjoyed the freedom of the subway and buses. It beats haggling with taxis and tuk tuks any day!
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