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3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Lisbon, Portugal
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I've stayed in YMCA for 2 nights, because I was staying in KL only for short time. The hostel is very friendly, very-well located (just catch the train from the airport to KL Sentral and the hostel is a 5 minute walk from there), confortable and quiet. The breakfast is very nice and the wifi works very well. The rooms... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had booked the ymca for purely transit purpose. We had one night in kuala lumpur and ymca had the best proximity factor for local transport. It's a hostel with basic accomodation, shared bathrooms and a cafe downstairs. Check-in staff are not really attentive if you are trying to check in early although they will store your luggage with tags... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This YMCA is old, plumbing broken in bathroom, poor hot water, the TV only gets local Malaysia stations, no English, no HBO, no, CNN or BCC. Security guards there watch you like you're a criminal. The only good thing was the Cafe (non-affiliated) where it was unfriendly. From the very beginning the front desk staff member was rude, combative and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Date of Stay: One night in April 2014 A bit about us: We are a 57 year old "Mum" and 34 year old "Daughter" who regularly travel together (to those who have read our reviews before, you’ll notice we are getting older - tee hee). This stopover in Kuala Lumpur occurred at the end of our first visit to India... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

after being in India this place seemed like a luxury 5 star hotel. Unfortunately this was one small but very annoying thing that let down this hostel. Ants. Our room was crawling with ants, it made what appeared to be a beautiful clean hostel room with a real duvet kind of a let down. Apart from this the room was... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Location is most strategic. Convenient for a stay before a morning flight or a morning interview. Very close to KL Sentral. Breakfast provided was good with many choices. Value for money for a location in the heart of KL City.

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Just 5 minutes walk to the Sentral train station, with regular fast connections to the airport, the YMCA is a clean and convenient place to stay. Street noise can disturb your sleep, so ask for a room at the back, but the bed is comfortable, the bathroom modern and clean, and there are a wide variety of Indian restaurants close... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

have stayed here in private internal bathroom single and double rooms at least 6 times since 1993 in the 1990's it was a good place to stay overall but certain rooms had average but still passable air con facilities.bathrooms were okay then Nowadays it is bad because most air cons or maybe even all air cons in the rooms do... More 

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New Delhi
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Located at stone's throw distance from KL Central (Or Sentral as written in KL) local metro and monorail station, YMCA offers you clean accommodation. The most important thing is the rooms are clean and the staff is efficient. It is primarily a boarding place with a Café at the ground level. We had breakfast in our room rate but frankly... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I booked two rooms for two nights at this hotel, well in advance for our visits during October 2013. We felt the stay was safe, decent and economical too ! Each time when i wrote email, I was responded promptly and upon our request the rooms were provided on the same floor, opposite to each other due to aged parents... More 

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Address: Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — YMCA Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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