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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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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

- Location: it is easy to walk to KL sentral from there, just 5 minutes, then you can easily to go to Malacca or Batu cave or any places in KL - Service: Staff are friendly, they also have free breakfast with sandwich, jam and a fridge for guests to store your stuff (don't forget to write your name on... More 

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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Name of the hotel defined me well. I'm solo & without big luggage. I just carried a small school bag on my short holiday. This hotel has a unique concept which is acceptable for solo traveler like me who doesn't really need so much requests hehe. Most importantly, it must be safe located, clean & affordable. And I can say,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pods is centrally located near the travel hub at KL Sentral, near the Monorail, massive shopping mall and it's in Little India so lots of Indian food around. The atmosphere is really laid back and most of the staff are friendly and helpful. Besides that the place is well organized and amenities are awesome, incl hot showers and good security.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed at PODs for three nights and were blown away by the amazing staff. Gabriel and his team went out of their way to ensure we had a great stay in KL - planning itineraries, sorting SIM cards for us and teaching us how to use the public transport. There is a really nice vibe at... More 

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Thank Geraldine W
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's just 5 minutes walk to kl sentral where I took my bus to klia2. Plenty of restaurants nearby. There's a convenience store next door too. The dorm air con is only turn on at night. So it's hot during day time. They require RM20 deposit for key access. When I checkout at 2:30am, they even prepare a nice &... More 

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Thank alantan8
London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to KL on our way to bali and booked this hostel in advance. We arrived very late which wasn't a problem at all. Staff is very helpful and friendly! The dorms are clean, beds are comfy and the bathrooms are big. We had a great breakfast downstairs as well. The hostel is very close to monorail so you... More 

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Thank MilaHennings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a really great hours through the night as the room is simple and clean.. hostel mode.. which create no problem to me myself.. and even cheaper rates as I'm a student.. 3min walking distance to kl sentral.. all I can say is payoff! hit here and try it out with all the facilities.. a very friendly people

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Thank jackreaper
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My flight arrived KLIA2 10pm, took KLIA express to KL sentral (40 mins) , 10minutes walk through NU central mall. I prebook my bunk bed in dormitory 6hours before I arrived. RM35 for 1night. Simple bed with locker (with key) and simple bathroom which prefect for backpackers or those need a quick nap for next day early flight. their reception... More 

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Thank kiang long A
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great communal area downstairs, fabulous internet, very chatty and welcoming night porter when we checked in, convenient location. The walls of the private rooms do not go all the way to the ceiling, so while we thought that by booking a private room we would avoid the inherent noise that comes with a dorm, that wasn't the case. Good price.

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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very conveniently located very near to sentral mall, rail station and bus stop. it has a nice living place with swinging chairs and guitars. Free breakfast with Jam and pea nut butter. But you can buy other staff if you want to! I found the owner very helpful and friendly. even though handover time is 12 noon you... More 

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