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3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala Lumpur, 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
14 helpful votes 14 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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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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9 reviews 9 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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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Spent two nights and then another night at YMCA KL. Cleanliness alright. Hallway was a smelly, most probably from the common toilet as I noticed there is no ventilation. My twin room had no smell. Breakfast which was provided was decent. While the staff are not on par with 4/5 stars hotel, they could improve. Had to pay RM 2... More

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Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

I won't stay at this hotel anymore. The shared bath rooms are very dirty. The heater can not function at all although we already on the switch. Moreover, the door in the bath room can not lock!!! I really never see something like this. My friends and I are very angry for that. I don't know the air condition is... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

Worst hotel ever . The staff's attitude is very bad . And it's very unsafe cuz many strangers who stay over here actually smile and hi to you or they take off their shirt in front of girls to make them awkward . Girls must be very careful about their safety, and never go to the toilet alone as it... 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*
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