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PODs The Backpackers Home

Certificate of Excellence
1-6, no 30 Jalan Thambipillay | Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur 50470, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Alfapratama Jakarta, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is important when choosing a hostel. This hotel is very near form KL Sentra Station or Nu Central mall. I love to stay at here. Cheap and clean. I feel comfortable when I choose and slept in the dormitory room . The room is huge and has a large window so the room does not feel stuffy. Three... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look no further, PODs is the place you want to stay at. It's in the heart of KL, 10 minutes walk to KL Sentral, a huge shopping mall too, lots of convenience stores, local food everywhere... It's perfect. However, our visit to PODs started off on the wrong foot, I think it might have had something to do with arriving... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing fancy, but nice place to stay - I especially like the miscellaneous activities e.g., portrait painting and guitar playing by other guests, going on in the common dining area. The convenient location - just a few minutes' walking distance from Skybus/KLIA Ekspres/KL Sentral monorail - is a big plus. But do not expect too much for the free breakfast... More 

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Zhengzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice hostel. I stayed in a single room but the rooms are open (the is not roof in the room but a common one) and it gets pretty loud...you basically hear all the sounds made by other guests. Apart from this the hostel is great: free breakfast, free tea and free (and fast) wifi! Great location!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price was amazing so cheap. The place certainly not flash by any means but was clean and tidy. Showers and so on were tidy. I definitely would recommend for the budget traveler not wanting to spend a lot of money on accommodations. The train station is very close as well :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel itself is really lovely, very cute little 'pods'. The problem I had was the location, the street that the hostel is situated on is a street full of red lights. During the night on either side you can see buildings with red lights and long corridors with scantily clad women hanging out of them. We didn't notice it... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

PODs was a great hostel with some of the best staff I've met since travelling. They were incredibly inviting and took the time to get to know those who stayed at their hostel. They would arrange nights out and take us for food so we got to try some true Malay cuisine. There was a good common area to sit,... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

If anyone of you wants to have good times in KL, this is certainly the best choice you can ever make. I have stayed 9 nights in this beautiful place and everyday was different to the other in the most positive way you can imagine. Guys working here, have backgrounds from all over the world, hence they do have experience... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

my no 1 choice when I'm in KL. Value for money, I have been coming to this Hostel since 2010. Always rested comfortably in the reasonably priced single rooms. Never tried the Dorms. I find the Staff well trained. Friendly and professional. The socialising aspects at the breakfast table and the ample living room is a big selling point for... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

What to say, i found my little paradise in KL. Came here and became part of this big family right away. In the common area and during the free breakfast you can meet all kinds of interesting people and find people to share trips. You can initiate film or dance evenings, yoga on the rooftop or join the offered events.... More 

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