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30, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
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Kenza10 Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed 3 nights in a 6 bed dorm with A/C. The staff is really nice and helpful. Breakfast is nice: Coffe, tea, cereal, oats, bananas and toast. The room was huge, it has a small sink in it and big lockers. The A/C was a bit higher from my point of view. There is a coffee place next to... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best place to stay in KL because it's near the LRT station and it's within walking distance to various places of interest. In the morning, the place is very busy. I was staying at the ground floor, so in the morning there were noises coming from the back alley (local food sellers). The private room was very... More

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Massive rooms, comfy beds, good facilities and great location! Near the subway so not far to walk to get around! Really friendly staff and a lovely coffee shop next door! Book in advance as it gets busy!

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Kluang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed in several hostels/guesthouses in Chinatown and Backhome KL is the best so far. Unlike many other hostels which are quite noisy, this one is surprisingly quiet. You may get slightly disturbed by the traffic outside but you won't hear much noise generated by the guests. I think the disclaimer that remind the guests to be considerate of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very tidy and nice hostel. The rooms are great. Very spacious and tidy. With lights and powerpoints at each bed. The lockers are large to fit your whole backpack and more...it even has shelves for easy storage! Staff are very friendly and helpful. They are more than willing to organise early taxis to the airport for you and are just... More

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17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at BackHome, KL to attend the 2014 Malaysian Grand Prix. The hostel is well located, being close to the LRT Station only a short walk away. It makes getting around the city very convenient. The rooms are well set out, with a large storage cabinet at the end of some beds. Each bed also has a storage area... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 4 nights at end of December 2013. I really liked the hostel. The dorm rooms were well laid out and spacious. The common areas were nice and bathrooms were kept exceptionally clean. The location was very good, it is less than 5min walk from the train station providing good links to the rest of the city.... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked my stay in BackHome KL. The inner yard with tables is definitely the best part and the soul of the hostel. Rooms are big and beds are wide. AC, WC and other stuff had no questions. Another good thing was a nice Chinese New Year performance, no one expected that but everyone enjoyed.

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Bogor, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i stayed for 3 nights with clean dorm, big bunk beds, and also nice interior. Full of basic facilities that travelers needs. Backhome also placed near Masjid Jamek Station so we can easily find public transport here. If you bored with the -standard breakfast style- you can go to LOKL, a coffee shop near the hostel. Very recommended!

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Nantes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Back Home hostel for 3 nights in a mixed dorm. The dorms are big and the facilities are great : hot clean showers, a nice common area where it's easy to talk to people, a kitchen with a fridge to store your food. The breakfast is included but very basic. It's overall a very nice place to... More

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Address: 30, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
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BackHome KL is a boutique backpacker's hostel located in the heart of KL's historic district. We have converted a row of colonial-era shop houses into contemporary spaces with an emphasis on natural materials and light. Since opening in July 2009, Backhome has been ranked by Hostelworld as No.1 in Malaysia, one of the Top 3 Hostels in Asia, and Top 10 Hostels Worldwide. What makes us so popular?SPACE: We don't believe in cramping your style. You get large beds designed for privacy, with individual reading lamps and power-points. Our common areas are bright and airy, so it's easier to socialize.CUSTOMER SERVICE: Our team will passionately share their insider knowledge about local food, customs, and hideouts.SECURITY: We have 24-hour security cameras, individual lockers and a night-watchman to ensure your safety. CLEANLINESS: We have dedicated housekeepers and vacuum our mattresses regularly to ensure that our beds and rooms are exceptionally clean. We are the only hostel in Malaysia with a GUARANTEE. We promise that you will receive as much care, comfort and peace as you do at home... or we will give you a free night's stay! ... more   less 
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