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PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe

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Overview
  • Excellent40%
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  • Average14%
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  • Terrible5%
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“kl sentral”(92 reviews)
“free breakfast”(22 reviews)
“peanut butter”(10 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Free Parking
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The location is good, very close to station, you can even walk. The dorms are too small and no ac though they listed it to have one online, if we only knew we wouldn't book here. They have breakfast for free (coffee and bread). They...More

Thank funtraveler26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During my first night in a female dorm I saw bed bugs crawling across my mattress, when I went to crawl into my friends bed instead we saw two more huge bed bugs crawl across hers. It was 1 in the morning so we couldn’t...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

It's been extremely rare for me to rate a place, yet PODs remains by far the most welcoming place I've stayed at. It's litterally 5 min to KL sentral LRT/train, and... there are delicious chapati houses just accross the street!! The area is really nice...More

Thank Louise P
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Absolutely loved this place and the location! We've stayed at PODs a few times now whenever we're back in town, each time different room themes! Stays have always been comfortable, welcoming and clean - a true sample of hospitality indeed! Thank you Wah for consistently...More

Thank Hwei36
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Pods for us was all about what they have achieved in the large common area which has a proper travellers vibe, something of a shock in this day and age but people were actually talking to each other........ In fact one afternoon we did not...More

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Located just opposite KL Sentral the hub for transportation in and out of Kuala Lumpur PODs The Backpackers Home offers affordable accommodation without compromising on atmosphere and cleanliness. ...More Rest. Assured. Our common room is equipped with internet access, wifi, door security tags, a library as well as a wide selection of local traditional games. PODs offer trips and links to the roads less travelled, a choice to stay at a Perma- culture farm or an orang asli hut. For the more adventurous, Friends Of PODs have many exciting trips and hikes into the Malaysian rain forest and quietly hidden crystal clear waterfalls. You may join our free R2B2 wheelie rides and experience Malaysia through the eyes of the locals. As the people from PODs are mostly from the art scene, do not be surprised if we break out into song and dance every first Friday of the month. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Molly B
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Wah H | Property representative |
Yes Molly, we can provide extra bed for same price.
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Jen R
October 24, 2016|
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Response from Wah H | Property representative |
Yes Jen we accept credit card payment. For the RM20 key card deposit, we require cash.
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sshola
September 19, 2015|
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Response from Wah H | Property representative |
Yes we do have safety deposit box. Just ask the reception if you need to keep your valuable things. Thank you.
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Room Tips
"Check that you are actually getting a POD rather than a standard bunk - pretty misleading!"
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"Double pods is a good choice if you're traveling as a couple."
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"The single rooms with window are the best"
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"best in town"
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