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BackHome Kuala Lumpur Hostel

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“movie room”(59 reviews)
“big lockers”(22 reviews)
“food tour”(16 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Free Parking
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All reviewsmovie roombig lockersfood tourfree breakfastbed dormcoffee shop next doorpeanut buttermasjid jamek stationcommon areaslittle indiaair conrooms are cleantea coffeeyour luggagecentral marketstayed here for two nightsgreat facilities
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to stay, comfortable, well located, good free breakfast. 4 bed dorm was spacious and had big lockers to store belongings. Friendly staff. Easy to get to via train/subway from airport. Coffee shop next door has paid for good breakfasts and nice coffee.

Thank Rachel A
Response from BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome Kuala Lumpur HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Looks like you enjoyed your stay here at BackHome, Rachel A! We're super glad :)

Property's Favourite Review
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Thevi and fadley made this hostel the best stay in my 4 weeks of travel so far. Fadley gave a very nice food tour and was so enthusiastic about telling more about Malaysian cuisine / culture. Thevi greeted me every morning and we had a...More

2  Thank MaikJordan23
Response from BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome Kuala Lumpur HostelResponded 22 October 2017

Fadly and Thevi are equally glad that they have been responsible for making your stay an extra nice one, Maik! They love it when our guests leave Kuala Lumpur with great memories and a big smile on their face :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hostel which was a welcome change to the usual standard of Asian hostels. Very clean with friendly staff. Lovely free breakfast every day. Large dorms wi comfy beds and each with its own charger and light. Huge lockers. Only two stops on the metro...More

Thank Cian M
Response from BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome Kuala Lumpur HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

We look forward to having you back with us, Cian M! We always love seeing familiar faces back at the hostel :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to stay - great showers, nice decor, dorms are decent. The location is great too, 15 mins to China town and 20-30 mins to the towers. The atmosphere was a bit quiet from time to time but met some cool people and has...More

Thank Tim M
Response from BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome Kuala Lumpur HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, Tim M! We're glad cool people were around to meet you too :P

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was greeted warmly by the check-in staff in a very accessible area of Kuala Lumpur (near Central Market and Chinatown) and was doubly surprised to find some extremely friendly roommates (I've been doing Capsule POD boutique hotels for last 10 days and the differences...More

Thank Mickey T
Response from BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome Kuala Lumpur HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Looks like we have to check out the Riccarton ourselves to find out how comfy are their beds :P Thanks for your feedback, Mickey. It's always good that our guests let us know where to improve and it is much appreciated. We hope you continue...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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US$14 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$14 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Asmizal A
1 December 2017|
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Response from nomadicnomad | Reviewed this property |
Yes shared bathroom there but good and clean.
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hedyhee
20 April 2017|
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Response from LOKLCoffee | Property representative |
Hi hedyhee, Thank you for your inquiry. We do not provide any parking, however, we do have a few options to park around the area. You may choose to park at the Reggae Mansion or Segi College parking lot. Both these locations... More
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Cory C
31 August 2016|
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Response from LOKLCoffee | Property representative |
Hi Cory, Thanks for inquiry. Do make sure that your booking is for 13 September to stay the night. If it is made for 14 September (on your arrival day at 1am), you can only check in at 3pm.
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"Stay six times and get a free night."
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"choose the room on the second floor instead ,the room on the ground floor would be smells moudy in the rainy..."
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"A mixed dorm is precisely than. Guys not wanting to share with girls might need to specify that when booking..."
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"If you're a couple book the Couples Room!"
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