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62, Jalan Hang Lekiu | 2nd - 5th Floors, Kuala Lumpur 50100, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Staff are very friendly and caring, although there is a slight communication barrier in English with the new owners. But rooms are quite noisy - the walls are thin and noise from the streets and from other guests on the floor penetrate very easily. Location is great (short walk to Masjid Jamek LRT station and Pudu Central intercity bus station)... More

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Miri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

- as there's not lift, not recommended for traveler with luggage - there's ants on the bed - others remain normal - around one plug per room, recommend to bring own extension -food stalls around inn -free wifi

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Awesome staff. We came in around four o'clock in the night an there was still someone awake to help us! Great! Rooms are simple but clean. Shared showers are small but clean. Tip; make extra hangers to hang stuff. Location is good. Easy to get to places.

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Hong Kong, China
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13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I spent two weeks in serai inn with my friendly last year. The location was convenient. It took a 3min walk to nearest mrt and bus station. The staff were friendly and willing to share travelling tips in KL and some neighbouring cities. They were able to communicate in English and some Chinese dialects. The accommodation was not bad. However,... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

i am staying here as a long stay guest for past 3 months..... people who are searching for budget hotel in kl area than this hotel is best for them...from nearby this hotel you can get LRT station and KL free bus also...

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I stayed here for a week to attend a conference nearby. I am a post-graduate and it was my first visit to Malaysia. I read about many good reviews about the owner and I am glad I have chosen this place. The people here can speak very good Chinese and I have no problem communicating with them, though I can... More

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Koudekerk aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We enjoyed our stay here, mainly beause of the nice Chinese people running the place, the clean shared showers with hot water and the proximity to the LRT and Myanmar visa agency (which was the reason for spending 2 nights in KL). Also the price was good. A few things to be aware of: If you want a towel, you... More

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Algiers, Algeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

L&G, I am really disappointed reading about some people claming that Serrai Inn is not a good hotel. I am a respectable Algerian citizen who spent more than 31 days in this hotel, where I found it very good, helpful personnel and very kind manager Mr. Koe Kok Hau, a very intelectual chinese man. I spoke with Koe about the... More

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Kununurra, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here after a mix up with our booking through booking.com and so we didn't lose any money decided to stay a couple of days. The rooms were very small and dirty, the free wifi only worked on one floor and the management were less than helpful. It was very expensive for what it was, there are far better... More

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Lemongrass168, Owner at Serai Inn, responded to this review

Mike made a mistake thinking that the rental for an A/C double room was RM76 for three nights (ie. RM25.30 per night) when he made a booking via a well established booking website. Actually, the rental was RM76 per night. We explained to him there was no way to rent an A/C double room in downtown Kuala Lumpur for RM25.30... More

Laos
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Dreadful money grabbing and unpleasant owner. Rooms are minute shoe boxes without windows and everything costs extra from towels to breakfast. Yes, they 'say' breakfast is included but this is a lie. You have to pay for everything apart from a slice of bread. This typifies the whole place. When I wanted to change my booking from 2 nights to... More

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Lemongrass168, Owner at Serai Inn, responded to this review

Richard Hoskins booked for two nights and made the full payment upon arrival. Then, he changed his mind at 8pm to cancel his stay for the second night. He has obviously given us less than 24 hours' notice. We even offered him to change his date of stay to anywhere before 31 Dec 2013 but he refused to take up... More

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Address: 62, Jalan Hang Lekiu | 2nd - 5th Floors, Kuala Lumpur 50100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 19
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