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Willemstad, Curacao
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34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a very comfortable stay here at Backhome. The staff is very friendly. The beds are big and the rooms are clean. I really recommend the food tours. I did the night tour and the breakfast tour and I really enjoyed them.

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Thank Nydia V
BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

Hi Nydia! It was nice having you with us. We're happy you enjoyed the food experience with us (especially Fadly and Thevi, who were the guides). Our night food tour - Jalan Jalan Makan Experience is still going well and many like you, loved the various food introduced to them. Unfortunately, our Morning Market Experience for breakfast is no longer... More 

Makati
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70 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I initially booked only one night as I wanted to go to Singapore after, but due to change of plans and how I liked my stay, I ended up booking for another 2 nights. The hostel is accessible to the Masjid Jamek train station, just a few minutes walk. From the station, walk along Jalan Tun Perak. You'll pass by... More 

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BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your notes on us, ariel_dapito! It is very important to us that we hear from our guests on how to improve ourselves, no matter how minor the detail. We'd like to explain a little on the walls though, it is actually part of the hostel design to give it a rustic, concrete feel as envisioned... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a private room here for four nights as a cheaper accommodation alternative as I was on my own. The room was basic and clean and the staff couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. The breakfast was basic - toast and a few spreads, cornflakes, oats and milk. I couldn't really complain about this for the price but... More 

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Thank shukran_habibi
BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

Thanks you for your review, shukran_habibi. We're glad you enjoyed your stay in Kuala Lumpur, especially the discovery of The Row :) It's a venue that doesn't see to spike the interest of most our guests in Kuala Lumpur as they prefer Changkat Bukit Bintang. We hope that next time you are here, you can share with us on what... More 

Hinckley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 2 nights at this place. Great staff, very clean and welcoming. Nice open space for meeting for breakfast. Clean and comfortable rooms, shower rooms are kept very tidy. Free Wifi. Movie room. Good selection for breakfast.

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Thank Silkie55
BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the compliments, Silkie55. We hope you had a wonderful time in Kuala Lumpur and managed to visit all the interesting sites :) Have fun in your next travels! More 

Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably the nicest hostel in Malaysia and possibly the whole of SE Asia. The 6 bed dorm was huge and in a normal hostel could have fitted 10 beds. The staff are kind and helpful, the chill out areas are welcoming, the cafe next door is absolutely awesome and the wifi is strong even upstairs! Thank you.

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Thank Beck P
BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for your high compliments, Beck P. We appreciate it very much. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we promise to maintain our standards to give our future guests the same experience you had with us. More 

St. Maarten-St. Martin
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome hostel!!! Stayed in many before bit this is really one of the best from the staff that are so so friendly and helpful (Theri even took me where I could get my eyebrows threaded) to the comfi beds, train station super close by and LOKL cafe next door... China Town is just 10 min walking, breakfast included... More 

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Thank Wendy878
BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

You have consulted the right person at BackHome, Wendy 878. Thevi is an expert on the streets around BackHome and loves bringing our guests to delicious stalls or Saree shops (and by the looks of it, shops that deal with threading) whenever she can steal some time away from the front desk. Thevi would be thrilled to know you mentioned... More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really clean, modern hostel that is full of great people. Social areas are some of the best I've been in. Super clean shower rooms which are never too busy. Wifi and computers really quick (sometimes patchy in the rooms) Sad to be leaving and will return if ever in KL again.

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Thank jodes1989
BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

Hope you managed to meet some great people at Backhome, jodes1989! Don't be sad about leaving. Every departure is followed by an arrival to a new destination, which means meeting another batch of awesome people! Have fun all the way! More 

Boulder, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Backhome is a fantastic hostel. The space is super clean, comfortable, and a great place to come back to at the end of a long day. The beds are very comfortable, and the staff is great- really helpful and nice. A lot of things are within walking distance, and everything else is a short cab ride away. A small breakfast... More 

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Thank meggiemouse
BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments, meggiemouse :) Hope your good night's sleep with us has refreshed you enough for your next big adventure! Travel safe! More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a great time. Originally, we booked just one night thinking we might try and stay somewhere else if we didn't like it here. But we loved it so we booked the extra two. The staff is super helpful, it's very clean, it's huge and offers a few nice amenities like a tv... More 

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Thank Matt R
BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

We're glad you decided to stick with us and even happier that you enjoyed your time at BackHome KL. Thanks Matt! More 

Plouhinec, France
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed 4 nights in this hostel and I loved the place! Evertyhing is made to make you feel at home! The staff is super helpfull and friendly!The room are clean and the beds are confortable. I strongly recommend this place to anyone coming to KL!!

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Thank Caroline B
BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

We're happy that you felt right at home with us. It's a testimony of our efforts and we appreciate your kind words. Safe travels to your next destination! More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Visit the Roof Top Bar (5 minutes away from us) or check out the beautiful view of the Petronas Twin Towers at the Skybar in Traders Hotel. Meet new friends, have fun and come back to BackHome Kuala Lumpur for a quiet night's rest! We're the only hostel in Malaysia with a guarantee that guests will receive as much care, comfort and peace as they do at home. We promise that every guests will receive personal attention, a good night's rest and peace of mind. Besides using premium bedding and cleaning the beds thoroughly after every guest, we deep clean all mattresses twice a month to make sure they are 100% hygienic. We provide more personal and common space than most other hostels in KL. We're located right in the heart of the historical district, just a few minutes away from Masjid Jamek, Merdeka Square, Little India and Chinatown. We also have Bukit Nanas forest reserve - a million year old rainforest reserve less than 10 minutes walk away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BackHome KL

Address: 30, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: $15 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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