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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I can't find a thing to critique. In addition to having everything listed on the website, the 24 hour coffee is great coffee, the movie room has your favorites, and the hostel has a dedicated clothes drying area for people like me who wash their own clothes every day. The showers are plenty hot and the beds comfortable. It's very...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best hostels I've stayed at! Great staff and big beds with charging ports and reading light and a small cubby to store your things. Fairly social lobby for meeting people and there's a movie room! Will definitely be back!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I picked a 4 bed dorm at the BackHome KL and I feel this was one of the best decisions for my trip. The best part is the awesome vibe you feel when you're there. You can sit around in the central foyer reading a book sipping a cup of coffee from the LOKL cafe, or watch some TV in...

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

Thank you for your wonderful words, Rishabh! We're glad you had an enjoyable time here in Kuala Lumpur and we are really touched that you remembered the names of our team :D We'll be sure to work harder to help make our guests' stay in Kuala Lumpur a memorable one.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a private room and it was very spacious. The staff is nice and they give good advice on what to do on the capital of Malaysia. Overall it was a good stay. Would come back. Also for the nice coffee shop next door.

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

We look forward to having you back with us, Anna H! It was nice having you with us as well :)

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, modern facilities. Wonderful stay. Best of all -- great AC!! Friendly staff. Dorm room was a bit smelly, but otherwise everything was clean. Computers at the front lobby were a nice touch to an otherwise perfect stay. Fruit for breakfast :)

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

Glad to know you had a great stay with us, justinclai2! We have been checking the room you occupied previously quite often these days and are glad to report that it is currently smell-free :D

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The single most amazing hostel I've ever seen - no wonder it's rated as #1 in Malaysia! The design is chic, the decor fab, the rooms amazing and spacious, great bathrooms with rainfall shower heads, lots of common space, a/c, SUPER friendly staff who want you to have an amazing time, fun tours, a well-priced cafe next door with full...

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

That's a super high compliment, JenCoo481516! But we are very glad to accept it. It's also a very amazing feeling to us that you loved your stay so much. Thank you for sharing your appreciation. It's a major drive for us to do better!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

stayed one night in a dorm room at the end of my trip but will stay more in the future, Close to LRT and city, clean quiet rooms. ok free breakfast, comfortable beds, well run hostel. hot clean showers.good size lockers, bring a padlock and a towel. a few local restaurants including one good Indian restaurant plus normal junk food...

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

We look forward to having you back with us, Ian S. Our team is happy to know that you enjoyed your time with us :)

Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The toilets and bathrooms are commonly shared by female and male, the travelers are less with asians, but I think it is suitable for me. Breakfast alwsys refilled with cereals, milk , and fruit. Self made toast with Kaya that is tasty. Enough space for hanging and drying clothes. The location is a bit quiet, feeling not too safe when...

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

Thank you for your review, Bill S. The streets around BackHome tends to be quiet after 10pm as all the shops around would be closed for the day. However, we're glad you had a good stay with us at BackHome and we do hope to see you soon again in the future :)

Reviewed 1 December 2016 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...

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BackHomeKL, General Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

Thank you for your continuous support, Dtnature! We're glad we are able to maintain our standard throughout your visits here. It's heartwarming to know that you still enjoy your stay at BackHome and we look forward to seeing more of you.

Reviewed 29 November 2016 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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BackHomeKL, Guest Relations Manager at BackHome KL, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, David L! It's nice to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We also appreciate the note you've given us and apologise regarding the hassle it is to go through the dining area. It can be quite crowded during lunch hour. Sometimes, we would recommend for our guests to use the bathrooms upstairs instead...

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  • Breakfast included
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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
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: $16 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — BackHome KL 1*
Number of rooms: 17
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