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YMCA Hostel

95, Jalan Padang Belia, Kuala Lumpur 50470 , Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

YMCA Kuala Lumpur is a very convenient hostel on where to book yourself if your intention is to have a central point on where to start and end your day. Strategically located near KL Sentral, a few minutes away from the main light rail station, YMCA KL offers you an accessible hostel even if you came out late in the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is situated in Brickfield, also known as mini lndia. Very convenient for back packers as hostel is only a few minutes walking distance to the main MRT station. For security wise, it is good as outsiders are not easily accessible to your room. However, the room is a bit small and old. The furniture and fittings have worn... More 

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shoranur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed two nights at the YMCA during my recent visit to KL. Very neat, centrally located. Spacious rooms. safe for all types of tourists. But the only problem ais the attitude of the front office staff. They are arrogant and short tempered. They should be given proper training, otherwise all the positives of the hostel will turn negative

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We are staying 4 nights at YMCA. Warmly welcomed by the staff. Have clean and superb rooms at a cheap price. Also provide morning breakfast and best place to travel anywhere. Clean Bathrooms, free wifi, hot water every possible required options are there at a cheap price. Also we got a free morning breakfast ☺

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

YMCA HOSTEL Kuala lumpur just afew minutes walk from KL Sentral abit noisy to very late at nght. All staff in hostel friendly and know their jobs, reception know good tourist place, resturant very good at their job as well, rooms very clean. The rooms do need a major renovation and also the bathrooms need major do up. The hostel... More 

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

Dear Peter, It's a great pleasure to have you as our guest, our staff really appreciate your compliments and feedback. We will continue to strive to do better each time and rest assured that we will be mindful of your precious comments. Yes, in upgrading of rooms and facilities our Committee members are looking at it and there are plans... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

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 June 20, 2015

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 June 11, 2015

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 

Poona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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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