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PODs The Backpackers Home

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1-6, no 30 Jalan Thambipillay | Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur 50470, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Hua Hin, Thailand
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106 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The tag line is The BackPacker's Home. It lives up to being home - clean sheets, clean bathroom and breakfast of peanut butter and toast. More than that, the staff CARE. My wallet was stolen and Sunny, the concierge, suggested a way in which I could get money and so get back to the airport and my home. Forever is... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good, busy, efficient hostel located a short walk from KL Sentral. It is easier to find than it seems on the website but the detailed instructions are helpful. The rooms are up on higher floors than the reception, but it is all very well organized and easy to figure out. There are a variety of room types... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in mix-dorm for 16 people. They have very thin bad like people sleep their for ages. There are bed bugs too luckily I brought my sleeping beg liner. The washroom is a dirty and disgusting. They have full of guest and they have to wait so long to take shower or to use the toilet. There are only 2... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the location is near to the LRT . Just a few minutes. Others just nice. My stay here was 2days . When i stayed, the shower does not have water to bath. Its very frustrating.. the staff is very helpful.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People and staff really friendly, well located next to kl sentral that connect you to all the trains. Rooms have good lockers, and good aircon.The only thing is that the bathroom is strange, not the cleanest.

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Cyberjaya, Malaysia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Stayed here for a couple of days during my training in KL. The single room is okay, I like how they designed the very compact room. I have no problem with the hostel but only with some inconsiderate guests opening/closing their doors very late at night as if its their own home.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I worked in Malaysia outside the city and I stayed at pods almost every time I had a day off... so I'm going to give an extensive review. I've been there at least a dozen times. LOCATION: This is the biggest reason I stay at pods. KL sentral is the best place to situate yourself if you want to get... More 

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Saint James Parish, Jamaica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The people of the hostle are open. they treat you more like a friend which the want to help. It is no problem to make friends fast with evreyone there. Evreybody gets grapped by the lovely atmosphere. The rooms are nice and clean and evreything fits for me.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Smaller than it looks in the photos, clean, quiet, cool but not many people or much of a scene. Rooms are pleasant but it's a bit out of the way, it's near the main train station but not that central but I guess that means it quiet. Free breakfast means tea with no milk and bread to make toast with... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It's a hostel. I would say. home away from home.staff is lovely happy cheerful and above all very helpful. Breakfast plenty. Staff goes out of their way to help you.Guys I miss you all ,love you all. Hopefully I will come back again

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