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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been visiting Malaysia regularly for 3 years now. Everytime I pass through Kuala Lumpur I stay in Backhome. The staff are very welcoming and helpful, it's super clean, the breakfast is filling, the dorms are spacious and the beds comfy. Lockers are provided and the showers are great. It's more costly than other hostels but you get extra. Plus... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff were so helpful with recommendations and very positive! The shared restroom, to get there you sort of have to walk through the dining area, which makes bathroom visits a bit more of a hassle.. but not too bad. Great location!

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

100% worth to stay at 'Back home'. Modern, clean and cozy. There is a place to watch the movie(I mean, a gooood place),breakfast included, coffee&tea all day,staff is very helpful,beds are big and comfy.

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

The TV room is probably most hidden gem within our hostel, Erika B! Many of our guests tend to overlook it because they prefer the lounge. Even some of our team members have hung out there and accidentally doze off because of its comfy-ness. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hostel with good beds and big lockers in the room. Good location with 5 min walk to the train station. They can improve by providing automatic lockers when the door is closed. Sometimes people may forget to lock their doors to the room. It is a good hostel with good lounge.. would stay again.

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

Thanks for the suggestion, VacationReddy! The automatic lockers will be something that we look to upgrading in the future. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and in Kuala Lumpur city! More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the nicest hostels I've stayed in! Fantastic location, clean, comfy beds and super helpful staff! Loads of activities to do with the hostel and a social area to mingle! Free tea and coffee which is always a winner for me. Definitely recommend!

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

We're glad you enjoyed the tea and coffee provided at BackHome, Joshua! The coffee is especially a favourite among some of our guests. It's a popular local brand that some of our team loves as well. There has been guests staying with us that loved it so much, they bought boxes of it back to their country as a souvenir! More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights with a friend. The staff are extremely helpful and are more than happy to provide tips on places to check out during your visit. The hostel itself is well equipped and clean, and the dorm beds are probably the best I have ever stayed in. It's locally very centrally, and is within easy walking... More 

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

Thank you for your compliments, Tom B. It's very nice to know that our team helped made your stay in Kuala Lumpur an enjoyable one. We hope you have more great travels ahead! More 

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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this place for two nights. Before my arrival i requested for a lower bunk bed. I did not expect that they will do it for me. I was very glad when i knew that i got the reserved bed. The staffs were very friendly and accommodating. They helped me figure out my KL tour. Glad that i found... More 

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

We're glad to know that you had a nice time with us, Ragway! We do hope you did get the most out of your travels within Kuala Lumpur city as well as Malaysia. More 

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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights on my stop over in KL. Thw hostel looks really new and the rooms are nice and have comfy beds. It's good located and easy to reach different shopping malls or the patrona towers by walk. The staff is really nice and helpful.

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

Thank you for your compliments, Juliane O. We've actually been operating since 2009 and to be complimented as new makes our hostel feels so young! More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

BackHome KL is a great place to stay in KL. The hostel was clean and cozy and the staff were really friendly and helpful. It's location is also very strategic; it's at the heart of the city where tourist destinations are closeby.

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

We hope you enjoyed the sights in Kuala Lumpur city, Zyrille M! It is very nice to know that you had a good stay with us. More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was really fantastic! Such good value for money, the staff were great and the included breakfast was nice. I didn't arrive till just after midnight but the place was easy to find and the staff member on the door was fantastic ! It's modern, clean and central to everything. It's not often that I would say I would... More 

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

Thank your for your wonderful review, Samantha C. We look forward to having you back with us :D More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $13 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“choose the rooms close to the bathrooms and comfort rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Ragway, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Nice location.”
 of 5 bubbles miajazz, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Great place to meet fellow backpackers.”
 of 5 bubbles , Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“if you are a light sleeper, request a room away from the main road”
 of 5 bubbles avwong, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
“Spacious, great common areas, coffee shop next door, friendly and helpful staff”
 of 5 bubbles SarahBee08, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
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