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Tianjin, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since the very first time I got to PODs they were so kind and focus on helping me be confortable. Nice people, respectful and honest! Is a safe Hostel so there is no worries with leaving your things in the room. The enviroment here is really quiet to work in the computer or talk... but also sometimes get ignited because...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start... We stayed in the dorm, was ideal, so spacious and a good view on the street below. Staff were so helpful at everything, couldn't vouch for them enough! The air-con randomly broke in the dorm and the heat was unbearable but they did everything they could to accommodate their customers! Facilities were very good, warm showers n...

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Thank Jack S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the double room pod the 2 first nights! Ok room for price. Nothing special. But good and cheap for a place to sleep. The bathrooms were good to be for everyone. I liked the showers. Looked like you where in an urban enviroment. Staff was really helpfull and nice. Breakfast was nothing special, but free :) good...

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Thank Sondre H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super good location near KL Sentral! The personal is so friendly - we sang the songs together and even went to eat some local food! It's a pity that I was staying in Kuala Lumpur not so much time. I will recomend this place to all my friends. Actually one of them will come on 10 February)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are very friendly and helpful, they also speak good English which is a plus. Facilities are clean and nice and the rooms comfortable. Good place to meet other solo travellers. It is well located within the city. I really enjoyed the days I spent there. Jorge Colombia

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its located less than 5 mins walk from the most used station, KL Sentral. The room is clean and kindly served with blanket and bath towels. All staffs are friendly to talk to, and very helpful so if you need any help of touring, they will give you advise. Around the hostel there are some indian restaurants which tasted the...

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Thank Mariko0421
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was one of the best time for me in pods great people nice place to get all info comfortable audience thanx to mr. wah A true sample of excellent hospitality! “Lovely hotel, clean comfy and good wifi”

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Stayed here for one night in a 16 bed dorm. I was on the 3rd floor( there are lifts) Although it said mixed dorm,it was 16 men but that was not any problem to me. Everywhere was clean enough,bed mattress was acceptable,WiFi strength was good,breakfast was toast& jam plus a green spread,which I believe is/was peanut butter!? There was also...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

No windows, and room just had a mattress on the floor. Cafe downstairs was nice. compared to other places nearby it's expensive for what it is. Close to the station, but glad we only stayed one night.

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Too bad I discovered the place a day later, else I would've stayed there the entire length of my trip. 1. Place is neat, clean sheets, clean toilet and bathrooms. 2. Cool, approachable and accommodating staff. 3. The location is perfect. There are convenience stores, restos, even street foods just outside the place. A huge mall and KL Sentral is...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just opposite KL Sentral the hub for transportation in and out of Kuala Lumpur PODs The Backpackers Home offers affordable accommodation without compromising on atmosphere and cleanliness. Rest. Assured. Our common room is equipped with internet access, wifi, door security tags, a library as well as a wide selection of local traditional games. PODs offer trips and links to the roads less travelled, a choice to stay at a Perma- culture farm or an orang asli hut. For the more adventurous, Friends Of PODs have many exciting trips and hikes into the Malaysian rain forest and quietly hidden crystal clear waterfalls. You may join our free R2B2 wheelie rides and experience Malaysia through the eyes of the locals. As the people from PODs are mostly from the art scene, do not be surprised if we break out into song and dance every first Friday of the month. ... more   less 

Additional Information about PODs The Backpackers Home

Address: Jalan Thambipillay | Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur 50470, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: $20 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — PODs The Backpackers Home 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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