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PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Firenze
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hostel, clean (both room and bathrooms). Has lockers (even if you don't see them in the pictures), Wi-Fi, a/c and towel. Maybe they overdo the a/c like everywhere in Asia, but the bed was comfy. Nice cafè, good location, friendly staff!

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Calamba, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a few walks away from KL Sentral, you'll find this not so hidden gem. The staff was very accommodating, as we arrived at the hotel as early as 5 AM from Singapore. They let us stay in the common area while waiting for the nearest money changer to open as we forgot to exchange our Singaporean Dollars. I so...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night before heading to KL Sentral to take a bus to the airport. Loved the ambiance of the cafe and hostel. Staff was friendly and they had good music. Lots of food options nearby with temples to visit. Room was comfortable for the price payed and most importantly was it was clean. Towels provided, nice shower...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi everyone, just for saying my opinion about this backpacker, I stayed there last year and it's a really nice place for backpackers you are ;) The stuff is helpful and the place looks nice. Near by you can find KL central, a big metro/train station for you to move easily around, including many shops and restaurants, of course McDo/KFC/Burger...

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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The location is great if you're going to airport. We had an overnight stay at KL so we took the bus to KL central and this hostel is just 5min walk from there. Nothing special, but the bed was alright and shared bathrooms were clean. Breakfast was very basic.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I had such an amazing time at PODS! I stayed here for a week and met the most amazing people! The dorms are spacious, clean and comfortable! The staff are so welcoming and helpful and the cafe and rooftop are wonderful hangouts to meet other travelers. They serve really tasty food and drinks and there is also a lot of...

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I love been there I get to meet new people every day. The staff is super friendly . Very good location. Very clean place. Cheap beer . They have amazing rooftop . This is really the place you can call home

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This place is great. The rooms are clean, fresh, aircon, your own locker, toilets are ok. Excelent location. But the staff, are amazing and friendly, wow they are great people, I had a problem with my flight ticket and they helped me with everything I needed. They made my stay much better. I´m really thankful to know all of them....

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This hostel is about 1/2 a block away from KL Sentral station! The reception/cafe is bright and clean, and full of friendly staff. The room is basic but comfortable. The showers have good pressure and hot water. KL Sentral has connections to most of the metro lines and the complex houses a mall full of shops, restaurants (cheap options available)...

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We stay here for 5 days. The rooms are very small but clean so that is fine. The toilets (shared bathroom) is not very clean, also the hall is terrible because of the smell of sweat. The shoes in the hall where also very discousting. Only the staff are very friendly and helpfull. But I would never visit this place...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just opposite KL Sentral the hub for transportation in and out of Kuala Lumpur PODs The Backpackers Home offers affordable accommodation without compromising on atmosphere and cleanliness. Rest. Assured. Our common room is equipped with internet access, wifi, door security tags, a library as well as a wide selection of local traditional games. PODs offer trips and links to the roads less travelled, a choice to stay at a Perma- culture farm or an orang asli hut. For the more adventurous, Friends Of PODs have many exciting trips and hikes into the Malaysian rain forest and quietly hidden crystal clear waterfalls. You may join our free R2B2 wheelie rides and experience Malaysia through the eyes of the locals. As the people from PODs are mostly from the art scene, do not be surprised if we break out into song and dance every first Friday of the month. ... more   less 

Additional Information about PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe

Address: Jalan Thambipillay | Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur 50470, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: RM64 - RM184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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