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    PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe

    Jalan Thambipillay | Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur 50470, Malaysia
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    • Excellent35%
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Me and my boyfriend stayed here twice between our travels to Penang. Really enjoyed the first stay, excellent aircon in our room and we loved being so close to the station and shopping centre. On our second stay, the aircon didn't work at all. Asked...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Located 10 minutes iight beside KL Sentral station, and there're a lot of restaurant nearby! Most are Indian cuisines and also some Chinese cuisines. Dom and shared bathroom are simple and average clean, and a restaurant at the ground floor, where you have your breakfast....More

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    Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

    Never ever again! The description is totally cheating!! Extrasmall room without window. In the night a.c. works like crazy, no possible to make it less. In the day time a.c. is switch off and the fan is broken. Shower is terrible. This place should costs...More

    Thank Анастасия К
    Response from Wah H, Manager at PODs The Backpackers Home & CafeResponded November 4, 2017

    I'm sorry that you had bad experience staying at our hostel. We did specify that not all rooms come with window, and subject to availability, you may request from us. If the fan is broken, you need to inform our reception so we will do...More

    Reviewed October 18, 2017

    As I was working late in the nearby area, I needed a place to rest and get those sweating odours out. As KL Sentral / Brickfield area has limitless option of accommodation, I choose the place as they offer a RM30 dormitory and breakfast. Everything...More

    Thank sanyALGER
    Reviewed October 11, 2017

    First of all, I feel bad giving only 3 stars when none of the staff were at fault, but on the other hand I wouldn't really stay here as a solo female traveller again. The "pods" name is misleading since most of the accommodation is...More

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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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    "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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