All Hostels in Kuala Lumpur

Welcome to your detailed guide for Kuala Lumpur hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaisie. Compare prices for Kuala Lumpur hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and Booking.com, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Kuala Lumpur Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Kuala Lumpur, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

Total number of hostels

72

Average dorm price

$16

Average private room price

$0

Cheapest hostel in Kuala Lumpur

$4

(Serenity Hostels Bukit Bintang is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Kuala Lumpur

6

(Sunshine Bedz Kuala Lumpur is the best rated)

Most Kuala Lumpur hostels are located in

Bukit Bintang, Bukit Kewangan, Kampung Baru

Average rating of all hostels

7.4

Hostels in Kuala Lumpur for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Kuala Lumpur for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Kuala Lumpur? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Kuala Lumpur alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Kuala Lumpur. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Kuala Lumpur (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Kuala Lumpur here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Petaling Jaya Petaling Jaya (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Seri Kembangan Seri Kembangan (12 Km / 8 mi.)
Subang Jaya Subang Jaya (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Puchong Puchong (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Putrajaya Putrajaya (23 Km / 14 mi.)
Cyberjaya Cyberjaya (25 Km / 15 mi.)
Bangi Bangi (29 Km / 18 mi.)

FAQ about Kuala Lumpur Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Kuala Lumpur. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Kuala Lumpur. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Kuala Lumpur Hostels

Hostelz.com shows all 72 Hostels in Kuala Lumpur. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

BackHome Kuala Lumpur is the best hostel in Kuala Lumpur for couples.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 72 hostels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaisie. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Kuala Lumpur such as

  • 50 hotels
  • 7 guesthouses
  • 8 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Kuala Lumpur.

Sunshine Bedz Kuala Lumpur is the best rated hostel for partying in Kuala Lumpur.

Travel Tips for Kuala Lumpur - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Kuala Lumpur

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Kuala Lumpur and Malaisie.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Kuala Lumpur