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Backpacker's Travellers Inn

60 - A, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur 5000, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

yeah its bit rough but cheap, came here cause sounded like there was a cheap/decent bar however was locked up and no access to roof top over the 3 nights i was here so if i had known would have found somewhere else as there is plenty of budget hotels where you can get a better room for same price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It's the cheapest and located in the city centre, however, I can't keep it with the bad smell, bathrooms and dead wifi. I'd recommend it for those who just need a cheap bed for 8hrs sleeping. It also has a nice roof in where u can meet nice people.

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Sant Jordi, Islas Baleares, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

- very good location in te middle of china town of KL - staff really rude (except for the chinese girl) - roof top just open during day, so u have to go out from the hostel if u wanna smoke - not really common rooms to socialize with other Backpackers - airco working from 9pm-9am so really hard to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Very good location in Chinatown. The hostel is a good place for backpackers, not very clean though, but for an easygoing person is fine. Rooftop bar with delicious breakfast and at night a good place to meet other travelers. I'd recommend it.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We arrived here from the airport. You get a train from the airport to the station in KL.. There's a taxi booking stand, which we used as we thought it would be safer bet.. Cost to book a taxi, but we did it anyway. Got a ticket and they flagged a taxi dome for us. On our way, I figured... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The hostel is in the middle of KL's lively China town, on sultan road. There's lots of good and cheap places to eat around (especially the food courts), plenty of street food and fruit stalls, there's 7- elevens and KK supermarkets round the corner, not to mention the many stalls of the Chinese markets in the streets. The atmosphere is... More 

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ChrisRooftop, Guest Relations Manager at Backpacker's Travellers Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review and we are happy that your stay with us was a pleasant experience, we look forward to your return and hope that you will choose us to once again host you as our guest. Please do not forget to recommend us to anyone you should meet heading to Kuala Lumpur. Just a small... More 

Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

As the title states I love the backpackers travelers inn. The staff is very accommodating and the location is great. The rooftop is perfect, regardless if its breakfast in the morning or drinks in the evening- its a great place to socialize and meet your fellow travelers. Big thanks to Chris for the advice and assistance.

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ChrisRooftop, Guest Relations Manager at Backpacker's Travellers Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review and we are happy that your stay with us was a pleasant experience, we look forward to your return and hope that you will choose us to once again host you as our guest. Please do not forget to recommend us to anyone you should meet heading to Kuala Lumpur. Best Regards, BTI... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Had a really great time in KL! Came back for another 4 days after 3 weeks. The dorms are really good, there are lockers, met a lot of Nice people in this place, had really good breakfast at the rooftop, and spend Every night at the rooftop as well and that was really cool. Cheap drinks, Nice people, cool place... More 

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ChrisRooftop, Guest Relations Manager at Backpacker's Travellers Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review and we are happy that your stay with us was a pleasant experience, we look forward to your return and hope that you will choose us to once again host you as our guest. Please do not forget to recommend us to anyone you should meet heading to Kuala Lumpur. Best Regards, BTI... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I was only be there for 3 days! Ended up for 1 week! Good place, nice price.and Chris in the Roof top bar is a.living lexicon for a backpackar! Knowles is very good! Liked the door room, close to China market

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ChrisRooftop, Guest Relations Manager at Backpacker's Travellers Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review and we are happy that your stay with us was a pleasant experience, we look forward to your return and hope that you will choose us to once again host you as our guest. Please do not forget to recommend us to anyone you should meet heading to Kuala Lumpur. Best Regards, BTI... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I intended staying 3 nights but in the end stayed 1 week because it felt like my second home! Friendly staff, clean and spacious. No shortage of bathrooms too. Don't be shy to visit the cool roof top bar (you can work off those Chinese dumplings you got from across the street when climbing the stairs!) It sells the cheapest... More 

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ChrisRooftop, Guest Relations Manager at Backpacker's Travellers Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review and we are happy that your stay with us was a pleasant experience, we look forward to your return and hope that you will choose us to once again host you as our guest. Please do not forget to recommend us to anyone you should meet heading to Kuala Lumpur. Best Regards, BTI... More 

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