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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Very clean and trendy. Simple but sturdy beds, each equipped with a light and small shelf. Bathroom does not smell so must be checked regularly. Breakfast is toast, cereal and fruit. There's a cool movie room and ideas on the walls near reception.

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

Glad you enjoyed your stay with us, Akkers C! Here's to great travels ahead to you!

Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Backhome is a great hub to explore in KL. It's slightly more expensive than others but it has a really laid back environment. Free breakfast and the movie rooms are a great bonus. Would highly recommend

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

Thank you for your wonderful comment, Lucy R. We're very happy that you had a good time in KL to recharge and relax :)

Oakland, California
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Positive: Clean and tidy overall, lovely and helpful staff, nice environment, comfortable beds with a convenient outlet and compartment for each bed (in the dorm), sink in the dorm room too, and spacious lockers, acceptable wifi, and well located on the edge of Chinatown and near buses and some of the local trains, clean and spacious showers. Negative: No completely...

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

Thank you so much for your feedback, Rebecca K. We're glad you had a great time with us and we'll definitely look into your comments about our shortcomings. We hope you continue to have many more great travels ahead of you :)

Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Backhome hostel is a really nice hostel. I've stayed there at the beginning of my trip and at the end. I'm a solo traveller, so I stayed in dorms. The dormrooms have good beds, with your own light and charger. The rooms are big so you have enough space to walk around and privacy! The staff is superfriendly en helpfull...

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

We're glad you had a comfortable stay with us, saartjevh! Hope you made some good friends here and managed to see the best of Kuala Lumpur :)

Reviewed 8 August 2016

This place is amazing guys. I started my trip in K.L. with 2 nights and now I'm ending my trip with another 2 nights. If you need a comfortable bed, an amazing and knowledgable staff, a place where you can leave your stuff without worrying and a place that looks more beautiful than the hipsterbars in your hometown: this is...

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

Hope you had a safe journey home, Marijn E! We're very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and may your next trip be as wonderful as this one :)

Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Cannot recommend this hostel enough....best hostel in any of the big cities we have been to in our Asia trip. Best place to chill out from the heat and hustle and bustle of KL. We stayed here for multiple nights, loved the decor of the hostel, the friendly staff, the outdoor and indoor chill out space, our private room.....everything basically!...

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

Thanks for the compliments, Ruthie84! It's always a happy occasion for the team at BackHome whenever our guests enjoyed their stay with us. We hope you had plenty of happy memories in Kuala Lumpur!

Middle East
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Oh My God, best hostel ever. Cleanliness “5 star”, staff “5 star”, location “I can’t see how you can get any better and in fact, when someone says “Hostel” this is exactly what we would all like it to be. I was in a 8 bed mixed gender room and not a thing to complain about, it was great and...

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

Glad you enjoyed your stay so much with us, Abdulghani_Saeed. Thank you for the appreciation you have for our hostel's design, the interior designers would be happy to hear your compliments. We hope you also met many new friends while staying with us :)

Reviewed 31 July 2016

My stay at Back Home KL was amazing. The facilities are great, it's a very clean hostel and the personnel are helpful and sweet! I would definitely stay here again and it's worth paying a little extra than staying at another hostel. I have nothing bad to say about thls hostel !

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

Glad you enjoyed yourself with us, Mette J! Hope you have an awesome time travelling! We will definitely look forward to having you back with us.

Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

After 2-3 months of travelling around south east Asia arriving at back home KL was such a breath of fresh air. This is what all big city hostels should use as there business model. This place can whatever you want it to be! Whether it be that you would to meet people or you would like to catch up on...

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

We're glad you were able to recharge at BackHome, Steven! Hope that you are still travelling with gusto around the world and if you ever return to BackHome, do share your stories with us :)

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Whoever is running BackHome KL needs to hire themselves out as a consultant to other hostels and other companies who struggle to create satisfied customers. I have been to hostels in over 20 countries and can safely say that BackHome KL just might be the best hostel that I've ever stayed in. The hostel is constantly kept clean by the...

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

Wow, Shimokita G! It warms our hearts to read your high compliments. BackHome may not be perfect but our team insists on maintaining the highest standard in providing the best service for our guests. We are very happy that our efforts have made an impression and we thank you very much for your wonderful words. It is a great motivation...

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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 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — BackHome KL 1*
Number of rooms: 17
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