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PODs The Backpackers Home

1-6, no 30 Jalan Thambipillay | Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur 50470, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at it for 3 days. it suited me perfectly as a solo traveler looking for a central location near the KL Sentral Station .Basic breakfast but OK, room is clean, toilets and showers are also clean, employees are friendly and very helpfull...love it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, this was a great spot to stay, very close to KL Sentra in Little India (which i didn't know until I got there). Had a single pod, and it was great for what i needed it for. There was some activity going on outside so there were a lot of girls cheering but they stopped around 11:30. Otherwise, I... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are not rooms- they are partitions that do not reach the ceiling. The result: you hear everything that is happening on the floor. I was kept up all night. Anytime someone opened a door, sneezed, touched a plastic bag- I would be woken up. You're not getting a private room- you're sharing a floor with 15 people. If... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Good: -free towels, large with the lovely just-laundered smell -fantastic location just a comfortable (most is through the station and Nu Sentral mall) 10 minutes walk away from KL Sentral -bed comfortable -very affordable, mostly clean -elevator available -the green nature theme was calming -shower stalls were huge. I've been in ones that were elbow-span and I'm not very... More

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I came to Kuala Lumpur to start with an internship, but didn't found a place to rent yet. So I decided to stay at PODs till I would find an apartment. PODs is so welcoming with friendly staff members, a nice green ambience and enough space to relax or to meet other people. Hot showers, free towels and breakfast as... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Some of the staff were really welcoming and others not so much, I have been bitten to death by bed bugs all over asia, but not one here, but some people were complaining of it. The breakfast was standard pb+j, the walls for the private rooms were so thin I didnt really see the point in renting one. The showers... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

- mamak stalls and restaurants near by - walking distance to kl sentral, nu sentral and monorail, very convenient - laundry self-service available nearby (behind YMCA) - reasonable taxi price from nearby to/from Thean Hou Temple

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Clean, bright, new hostel, very close to Sentral station so very handy for getting to the airport. I had a lot of baggage with me but it still wasn't a problem to walk to the train in the morning. Only downside is that the rooms don't have their own individual lights (walls end before the ceiling so they share lights... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stay for 2 Nights there in a single private room. Got window so can see view. My bed n room quite clean. Nice staff and got simple breakfast. What i love from this hotel is soo close to KL Sentral so easy to take public transport. Near Sentral Mall, so easy to find food and so many food stall... More

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Nha Trang, Binh Dinh, Vietnam
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

First night I stayed in a dorm. I didn't really like the top bunk as it was close to the lights that are for the whole floor, therefore people coming in late and turning them on bothered me. The four bed female dorm was really cramped as well so I upgraded to a single only to find a bedbug crawling... More

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Wah_Harun, Owner at PODs The Backpackers Home, responded to this review

Bed bugs is indeed a complicated problem that many hotels or hostels tend to have and to be honest, we're not excluded from it. But we're not ignoring it at all. We've been working hard from time to time to eradicate this problem. This includes the following: 1. Closing rooms/floors to get pest control to come from time to time... More

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Address: 1-6, no 30 Jalan Thambipillay | Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur 50470, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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