Hostels in Kuala Lumpur, Malesia

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

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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?

A hostel in Kuala Lumpur costs on average $8 for a dorm. A hostel in Kuala Lumpur with private rooms costs on average $28. shows all 71 Hostels in Kuala Lumpur. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 71 hostels in Kuala Lumpur, Malesia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Kuala Lumpur such as
  • 57 hotels
  • 9 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.

Your Packing List for Kuala Lumpur

Your Packing List for Kuala Lumpur

Pack smart, not hard

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

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:

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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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.
71 Total number of hostels
$8 Average dorm price
$28 Average private room price
$3 Cheapest hostel in Kuala Lumpur
Oasis Guest House is the cheapest
6 Party hostels in Kuala Lumpur
Sunshine Bedz Kuala Lumpur is the best rated
Most Kuala Lumpur hostels are located in
Bukit Bintang, Bukit Kewangan, Kampung Baru
6.4 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

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

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