15 best backpackers hostels in Kuala Lumpur

Paper Plane Hostel in Kuala Lumpur (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap backpackers hostels in Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur offers lots of various cheap and good backpackers hostels.

Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia – one of the most visited and tourist place in Southeast Asia. Cheap backpackers hostels or cheap hotels in Kuala Lumpur are spread almost everywhere, but the city center can be a very good starting point. These budget and best hostels we can find mainly in these districts: Chinatown, Bukit Bintang, KLCC, Sepang or Pudu. Some backpackers hostels we can also find near the airport. Hostels in Kuala Lumpur also offer good complimentary services and all at favorable rates also for the low-cost travelers. This city is large, so carefully choose a position of your accommodation.

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What are the best and cheap backpackers hostels in Kuala Lumpur?

We can choose for example these 3 cheap very good rated hostels for backpackers: Paper Plane Hostel, Backhome KL or Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur. This is a selection of 15 best-rated and cheap hostels in Kuala Lumpur from reservation booking sites, bed rates start already at $10, prices can be higher by quality hostel, some backpackers hostels in Kuala Lumpur also offer private separate rooms for 2-4 people. Choose your cheap hostel in Kuala Lumpur and explore Kuala Lumpur very conveniently from the heart of the city. Book your hostel in Kuala Lumpur online. From Kuala Lumpur you can travel to Malacca or you can go to Singapore via Johor Bahru.

1. Backhome KL

Backhome KL aims to show guests the best of what this neighborhood has to offer through our popular guided walks. These include a food tour in the last surviving Malay Village in the city center, and a hiking tour overlooking a mountain range. The modern interiors feature spacious dorms built around a light filled courtyard, a screening room and a buzzing hipster café that serves the best coffee in the area.

2. Paper Plane Hostel

Situated in Bukit Bintang, Paper Plane Hostel is the perfect place to experience Kuala Lumpur and its surroundings. Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, convenience store, daily housekeeping, taxi service, express check-in/check-out. Paper Plane Hostel is home to 10 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as television LCD/plasma screen, complimentary instant coffee, complimentary tea, linens…

3. Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur

Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur features contemporary shared accommodation and vibrant social spaces that reflect the city’s history and culture. At Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur, guests will enjoy one of the best social and local experiences, warm and hospitable services, savoring local food, as well as comfortable accommodations that include suites, private rooms, and shared hostel lodging.

4. The Explorers Guesthouse

With its convenient location near the Chinatown, Central Market, Merdeka Square, and many great sights of Kuala Lumpur, you sure are going to experience an enjoyable stay at The Explorers Guesthouse. All the comfortable rooms at this property are air conditioned, and with the high-speed Internet connection in the lobby area, you can always be connected to the outside world.

5. Dorms KL

Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services at this hostel. The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas. The hostel features 8 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include towels, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), air conditioning, balcony/terrace. Dorms KL is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in Kuala Lumpur.

6. Step Inn too

Step Inn too provides air-conditioned accommodation in Kuala Lumpur. 800 metres from The Weld, the property is also 1 km away from Berjaya Times Square. Fahrenheit 88 is a 15-minute walk away and Starhill Gallery is a 16-minute walk from the hostel. Rooms have a shared bathroom. Staff at the reception can provide guidance on what to do in the area. The nearest airport is Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, 17 km from the property.

7. PODs The Backpackers

PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe guarantees guests a pleasant stay whether in Kuala Lumpur for business or pleasure. A selection of top-class facilities such as free Wi-Fi in all rooms, convenience store, daily housekeeping, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage can be enjoyed at the hotel.The ambiance of PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe is reflected in every guestroom. television LCD/plasma screen, dressing room, linens, mirror, slippers are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property.

8. The Bodhi Lodge

The Bodhi Lodge is situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, and guests can enjoy easy access to the city’s top attractions and activities such as Bangsar Monorail Station and Little India Brickfields. At The Bodhi Lodge, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest. The hotel is also a Buddhist information facilitator and retreat that offers a combination of modest, eco-friendly accommodation.

9. The Bed Station

Set in Kuala Lumpur, within 1.5 km of The Weld and 1.6 km of Berjaya Times Square, The Bed Station Chinatown provides a shared lounge. This 2-star hostel offers free WiFi. Each room is fitted with a shared bathroom. A continental breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. At the hostel you will find a restaurant serving international cuisine. A halal option can also be requested. Non-stop assistance is available at the reception.

10. Sudo Guesthouse

Located in the lovely area of Chinatown, Sudo Guesthouse enjoys a commanding position in the sightseeing, restaurants, shopping hub of Kuala Lumpur. Guests can enjoy on-site features like free Wi-Fi in all rooms, convenience store, 24-hour front desk, express check-in/check-out, luggage storage. Guests can choose from 13 rooms, all of which exude an atmosphere of total peace.

11. Capsule Town Hotel

Situated in Kuala Lumpur, 2 km from The Weld, Capsule Town Hotel provides air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The property is around 2.6 km from Berjaya Times Square and 2.8 km from Dinner in the Sky KL. Guests can grab a bite to eat in the on-site restaurant, which serves Asian cuisine.When guests need guidance on where to visit, the reception will be happy to provide advice.Aquaria KLCC is 3.1 km from the capsule hotel.

12. 1000 Miles Hotel

Because the property is at the end of a row of shops, there are many rooms with windows. There is even an outdoor patio at the penthouse where you can enjoy the stunning view of the KL Tower and Petronas Twin Towers.The 1000 Miles Hotel also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Kuala Lumpur. To name a few of the hotel’s facilities, there is free Wi-Fi in all rooms, two computers for use in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas.

13. Bunk & Bilik Hotel Jalan Ipoh

Situated in Kuala Lumpur, 3.3 km from Putra World Trade Centre, Bunk & Bilik Hotel Jalan Ipoh features views of the city. The property is set 6 km from Petronas Twin Towers and 6 km from The Weld.The units in the hotel are fitted with a kettle. All units will provide guests with a fridge.Guests at Bunk & Bilik Hotel Jalan Ipoh can enjoy an Asian breakfast. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can help guests with any queries that they may have.

14. Dreamville Hostel

Dreamville Hostel opened its door for guests from all over the world. This small hostel is a place for budget accomodation near the central location. With a homey atmosphere, Dreamville has most of the facilities to make your stay easier and comfortable.In Dreamville Hostel, there is small pantry and common room for the guest use, movies, free Wi-Fi, breakfast and individual lockers to store values.

15. The Bed KLCC

Centrally located in Kuala Lumpur commercial district, The Bed KLCC offers minimalist accommodation with free WiFi access throughout the property. This capsule hotel is within walking distance to a convenience store and dining outlets. Guests are provided with clean linen, a foldable desk with mirror, in-room hanger and an electric socket.

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