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About this property


Opened in July 2009, Backhome KL has been listed as one of the best hostels in Malaysia. Offering quality accommodation in Kuala Lumpur, Backhome KL is a popular pick for both business and leisure travelers. The property is converted into contemporary spaces with natural materials. Each room is designed for privacy and equipped with large beds, individual reading lamps, and power points. The common areas are bright and airy for guests to interact with fellows. Here, the staff is friendly and passionate to share information about local eateries, customs, and places to hang out. To ensure guest’s security, the hostel provides 24-hour security cameras, individual lockers, and a night watchman. Housekeepers are also available to make sure that all beds and areas in the property are clean. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Backhome KL hits the spot in many ways.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Garden
  • Ticket service
  • Tours

Services and conveniences

  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room


  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Malay
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Guests must provide a valid form of government regulated identification (eg. passport, ID card, driver’s license, etc.) upon check-in.

The property is unable to guarantee that all rooms booked for group bookings will be in the same building.

Early check-in is subject to availability.

Guests are required to provide an estimated check-in time to the property prior to arrival.

The property requires a refundable security deposit upon check-in.

The minimum age required to stay at this property is 12 years.

  • Minimum age of guests is: 12 year(s).
  • Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 03:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance from City Center: 1km
Number of Rooms : 17
Reception Open Until: 11:30pm
Time to Airport (Minutes): 45
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Recent customer comments

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based on 810 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.0
  • Facilities 8.6
  • Location 8.9
  • Room comfort and quality 8.9
  • Service 9.2
  • Value for money 9.0
  • Food and dining 7.4
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MARGARET from Indonesia
Business traveler
Ground Floor Double Private Room
Stayed 2 nights in July 2016
like a second home
they provide what we need. a simple bed with a clean bathroon and a very nice staff. great place to meet up some new friends if you are travelling alone. i always stay in the 6-bed mixed room and so far so good. thumbs up!
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Kelvin from Philippines
Solo traveler
Upper Floor Double Private Room
Stayed 1 night in September 2016
Cool stay!
Cons: Shared bathroom even on a private room
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Lowell from Philippines
1 Bed in Deluxe 4-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
Stayed 1 night in August 2016
Great location! Very cozy place
This time i broought my brother with me in KL and stayed with backhome KL. He was impressed with the interior of the hotel. Very nice! The room is clean and tidy. Location is very near to train station. I will recommend this place to my friends.
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Joanna from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Upper Floor Double Private Room
Stayed 3 nights in September 2016
Simple, basic, clean, safe and comfortable
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Zeena from Philippines
Solo traveler
1 Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
Stayed 2 nights in September 2016
More for a backpacker's lodge
Wifi is superb. Room is not crowded only four. Room spacious with own lockers. Have your own dresser. Very cozy common lounge. Have a cafe uf you get hungry. Friendly and knowlegeable staff. Nice pantry. Shower room should at least have more hooks to hang stuff.
Reviewed September 09, 2016

John from Singapore
Solo traveler
1 Bed in 6-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
Stayed 1 night in September 2016
Great Hostel in KL
Great place, very convenient and comfortable.
Reviewed September 08, 2016

Victoria from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
1 Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
Stayed 4 nights in August 2016
Was good but didn't wow me
Close to Puduraya bus station and Chinatown.
Reviewed September 06, 2016

YOURIM from South Korea
Solo traveler
1 Bed in 8-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016
Perfact choice!
Very clean and comfortable. Also all of staffs are nice. I definetely stay this hotel if i have time to go KL
Reviewed September 05, 2016

Hong from Vietnam
Ground Floor Double Private Room
Stayed 1 night in September 2016
Good place
comfort and friendly staff
Reviewed September 03, 2016

Yichao from United Kingdom
1 Bed in 6-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016
Premium hostel
A bit more expensive for a hostel, but comes with great facilities including power socket for each bed, hip decor, Macs and a TV room
Reviewed August 23, 2016


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