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YMCA Hostel

95, Jalan Padang Belia, Kuala Lumpur 50470 , Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed at the YMCA during my recent visit to KL.This place is centrally located,reasonably priced,the rooms are adequate,the sheets and towels are clean.This may qualify as a budget place but its clean and safe. A word of caution .Please check the condition of your room key when they give it to you.I had a bitter experience.My room key got... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a stones throw from KL Sentral, makes your travel around KL and elsewhere in Malaysia very simple. Neat hotel with very basic amenities, bath room doesn't have a health faucet, which is a big deal for us from INdia..Toilet got blocked once but was sorted out soon. security is good as each floor has a security door. good for just... More 

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

Avoid this hotel if you are a light sleeper. I was given a room away from the road, but the room on the other side is not much better. There are many eateries which operate right into the wee hours of the morning. There was a nearby eatery that plays karaoke music and movie in full blast throughout the night,... More 

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Miller C, Front Office Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Sirs/Mdm, Thank you for your review, appreciate it. Yes, we noticed quite a number of so called "illegal" hawker stalls mushrooming along our back lane area. We have in-fact complained these stalls to the relevant authority, but seem goes unnoticed. We will continue to make another complaint to another channel "Brickfields Community Platform", we hope it could be look... More 

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Poona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed there for 3 nights in February. The room was nice and clean, though a little small. It is conveniently located near KL Sentral. Stay came with a breakfast voucher, which was good. Hotel staff was not quite friendly but not bad either. The only reason I no longer stay there is the internet. It is quite pathetic and... More 

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Miller C, Front Office Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Sirs, Thank you very much for your review, appreciate it. We noted the inconvenience caused to the Wifi connection, the connection is bad due to the High Traffic usage to the land line. We have recently increased our Wifi speed from 5Mbps to 20Mbps. We are at the moment rectifying the signal coverage. The signal would be better within... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The hostel is situated right in the centre of kuala lumpur. The room is good but we have got a triple and those rooms do not hav private washroom had to use shared washroom but clean. The breakfast is good. Overall good.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Good location, near bus stops and komuter, lot of eateries around, near mall. Clean rooms. Safe. Complementary breakfast. Kopitiam food is good. Friendly staff. Easy on pocket. Toilets could be cleaner.

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India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

we stayed here on april 2015 while we are in kl. overall we had a good experience in this hotel and we would surely recommend for other travelers too. few positive things we like are: 1. very near to kl sentral station. 2. safe place. 3. clean rooms. 4. small general store. 5. best in price. few negatives are: 1.... More 

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Porvorim, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The biggest plus for this hostel is the proximity to KL Sentral Station & multi cuisine food joints. The Rooms are clean and the stay is inclusive of filling breakfast and complimentary WIFI. A Good Hostel if you wish to stay in the middle of city and a short walk away from most public means of transport.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

1st time at the YMCA in KL. Convenient, for us, safe and clean. A special thank you to Vicky Chong the front office supervisor who was very helpful and understanding. The rooms are a reasonable size but are getting a little tired - paint and a clean of the grouting on the bathroom tiles. Otherwise clean and comfortable. Would like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We stayed at the YMCA for about 3-4 days while in KL. The location is good due to proximity to KL Sentral station, LRT and buses. There are multiple food options around: we found at least 3-4 Indian Restaurant in the range of 100 mtrs. The rooms are clean and frugal and serve the purpose of a good location. The... More 

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