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Matahari Lodge

58-1, Jalan Hang Kasturi | Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
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Ranked #5 of 259 Kuala Lumpur B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Small cell-like rooms, but very clean and safe. They quite crank up the A/C so it gets a little chilly at night, but they provide a blanket. Location is perfect, just near this night market and at a train station. Also, the free pink tourist buses leave right at the doorstep. Staff was friendly and very knowledgeable, they recommended good... More

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Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Matahari Lodge 3 times during our travels in South-East Asia. This place has a really cool vibe. Cozy common lounge area with good sofas, television and 2 computers you`re allowed to use. The rooms are clean and nicely decorated. I would definitely recommend Matahari Lodge when it comes to sleeping quality: mattresses were EXCELLENT, pillows dito and... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is perfect (next to the metro, in Chinatown and next to Little India). The breakfast is good and everything is clean. Our room was very spacious and comfy. We were in Kuala Lumpur just for a transfer and it was a excellent choice: easy access from the airport and the good location gives time to enjoy Chinatown and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: LOCATION! Very near to 7-eleven (important to getting bottled water, etc), Chinatown, Central Market, and the metro/rail station. Couldn't have chosen a more perfectly situated guesthouse. Common eating area with microwave, refrigerator, toaster, utensils, etc. Breakfast is included (bread with/jam, peanut butter, or butter). Wifi works well and there are two desktop computers for use. Cons: The rooms are... More

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Oakland, California
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31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Matahari Lodge is conveniently located across from the train and bus station in Chinatown. KL's Chinatown is pretty small and Little India is just 5-10 minutes away. Matahari Lodge is really close to the subway as well. The hostel is pretty cozy, there's a comfy living room with TV and a few computers you can use. There's an outdoor balcony... More

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Matahari Lodge has become our choice of stay every time we come to KL. So far, twice only, but it will be more in the future since we are currently traveling in Asia for a year or two and KL is the hob for flights. The lodge has great location, right in China town where all the old town charms... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

It’s hard to find a place in KL that doesn’t have mainly bad reviews on tripadvisor or is superexpensive… To then find this hostal which is excellent and great value for money to boot is lovely! It doesn’t look it from the outside but the rooms here are actually modern and nicely decorated and have great matrasses and pillows! Their... More

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Almelo, The Netherlands
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41 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The third or time I stayed here. After 1 year living in Australia I decided to spend 3 days in KL before flying to Sri Lanka. As the former times I enjoyed my stay here. The dorm room, showers and toilets are clean, they provide a towel and the wifi works but sometimes it needs to be reset. The wifi... More

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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13 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I have been back in this hostel for my second time and as the first I think this hostel is formidable for position in china town (close to bus station , train station), Atmosphere (is really easy know travellers), clean and formidable staff. I Hope to be back there soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

first rate, lived up to previous reviews, easy to find and well situated. It is basic no on suite bedrooms and the breakfast is limited to toast with butter and jam or peanut butter. On my trip to Australia I stayed here three times, on the way out for a two night stopover and on my return as my flight... More

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Address: 58-1, Jalan Hang Kasturi | Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
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Brand new budget hotel opening 15th March 2008. Comfort right in the heart of the city. Conveniently located around the corner from Chinatown shopping street, walking distance to major attractions eg Central Market (just across the road), Hindu and Buddhist temples, Little India, bus and train stations, 24hr McDonalds and convenient stores all within 20 mins walk. Clean and comfortable rooms, safe and secure, friendly staff. ... more   less 
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