4 Backpackers’ Places to Check Out in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is such a busy city, for trading, for travelers, name it. They have it, in that note, a number of tourists comes in and out of the city which are direct or potential people looking for accommodation. Let me share the 4 backpackers places to check out in Kuala Lumpur that will be beneficial for its visitors. Take note that their train lines makes it very accessible to the city’s tourist attractions.

These 4 Backpackers Places to Check Out in Kuala Lumpur are the best depending to your travel needs and style.



1) BACKHOME KUALA LUMPUR HOSTEL – A cozy hostel for backpackers located at the heart of the city. Very accessible to almost anywhere, friendly and helpful staff, great facilities, clean, peaceful environment, and cool restaurant called, “LOKL”.


Near train lines (nearest station Masjid Jamek)
Accessible to tourist attractions
Great Facilities
Comfortable couch in the lobby
Free WiFi
Free Light Breakfast
Free City at the reception
Friendly staff
Discounted Tours (They do have real discount rates for entrance fees to KL Tower, Petronas Tower, etc.)
Highly recommended for Flashpackers

RATES: From $14.69 USD per person

Rental towels and adapters are available at the reception. Check out BackHome Kuala Lumpur.



2) ORANGE PEKOE GUESTHOUSE – What about a quiet change, laid back, accessible, homey, yet affordable. Orange Pekoe Guesthouse is located at the middle of the party and business areas (Bukit Bintang), but it is a quietly hidden from all the noise without losing the fun.


Near train lines (nearest station Raja Chulan)
Accessible to business and party areas
Quiet and Chill out place
TV at the comfortable lobby
Common Balcony
Friendly staff
Free Internet Access & WiFi
Free Light Breakfast
Lends the travel basics for free (towel, adapter, book exchange,etc.)

RATES: From $16.68 USD per person

The guest house’s ambiance is like being home, quiet, comfortable with simple amenities. The fun is just few steps away without compromising a good sleep. Check out Orange Pekoe Guesthouse.


3) POD’S BACKPACKERS HOSTEL – Pod’s is quite a ‘real’ bakpackers place, I meant, its a little rough yet your stay will get balanced out by the super-friendly staff. It’s convenient and near KL Sentral, yet if you’re looking for a good sleep may not be a good to check in. Rooms have division without the ceiling, you’d hear everything’s going on at the other rooms. Highly recommended for a quick and cheap stay in the city.


Near train lines (nearest station KL Sentral)
Near KL Sentral, the central transport hub (buses, trains, taxis)
Nice location if catching early transport schedule
Free Internet Access & WiFi
Super-Friendly Staff

RATES: From $9.18 USD per person

Check out POD’s The Backpackers Home.


– This hotel is owned by the low cost carrier company, AirAsia that is strategically located within walking distance from the airport. Very convenient if catching a flight at a very early hours of the day. The room is cozy and convenient, but all amenities are paid separately from the base rate. WiFi, Cable TV, towel, toiletries, hair dryer, all at the separate expense. Another place just to have your back to rest for a few hours, yet a convenient place to stay. Check out Tunes Hotel KL.

RATES: From $20 USD per person

It’s important to know your choices of accommodation in Kuala Lumpur because the airport is an hour away to the city by bus (8RM), 30 minutes by train(12RM) yet you have to have a waiting time allowance. It’s easy to get around Kuala Lumpur but as they say; ‘Timing is everything’.

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Lyndsay is the mind behind this fashion blog, she also blogs about her travels on Discount Travel Blogger giving tips on how to explore the world as cheap as possible. She has earned units in Masters in Psychology, designs websites and graphics, online marketer, YouTuberand a singer by heart.

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