Pods The Backpackers Home
Hostel | 1-6, No 30, Jalan Thambipillay, Brickfields Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 50470
102 out of 127 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (29/01/2014)
James Wiper thinks…
"We only booked one night here as we the location looked a bit out of the way. In hindsight it is near to a metro station and some good places to eat so we would have been happy to stay longer. The…"Read all Pods The Backpackers Home reviews
- Air Conditioning
- No curfew
- Games room
- Secure lockers
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- Safety deposit
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Reception (limited hours)
- Common area / room
- Elevator / lift(s)
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00
Group of 15 or more traveling to Kuala Lumpur?Contact us directly
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PODs The Backpackers Home is unique in the sense that it is run mostly by people from the local creative, dance and arts scenes. Our two and three quarters platform is opened
to local young artists every First Friday of the month. Read more
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|Shared Rooms A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.|
4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)Continental breakfast included
14 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)Continental breakfast included
|Private Rooms A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.|
Budget Single (Shared bathroom)Continental breakfast included
Budget Double (Shared bathroom)Continental breakfast included
About Pods The Backpackers Home
Free high speed internet access
Free DVD's for in-house viewing
selection of games.
Lockers and luggage storage
Free padlocks for locker usage on request
Blankets provided on request
Clean linen and Hot showers
Blankets provided on request
24 hour convenience stores located nearby.
Trips and tours can be pre-booked at our reception and we offer trips and links to the roads less travelled, such as staying in an Orang Asli Hut.
Join our free wheelie rides and experience Malaysia through the eyes of the locals. Located in an area where there is a focus on the development of the less fortunate, we give discounts for travellers working in NGO's or have some sort of disability if they contact us in advance through our website.
As Backpackers, we encourage diversity and believe in "real people. real destinations" .
Our Hostel only deals with cash and we charge a deposit of RM10 per person upon check in, which will be refunded when you check out.
Hostel premises not suitable for children below 18.
PODs cannot guarantee that groups will be placed in the same dorm due to uncontrollable circumstances, but will try our best to do so.
Our Check In times are 1pm and Check out is at 12pm. Early Check In is subject to bed availability.
For check Ins after 11pm, kindly contact us in advance as the reception area closes at 11.30pm. Last check in is at 2am.
If we deem the guests unsuitable, we reserve the right to turn them away.
Our Single and Double PODs are partitioned spaces, giving some privacy away from the main 14 and 4 bed dorms. The pods have mattresses on raised platforms to give a Zen like feel, and some come with ceiling to floor lengthed tinted windows, all have individual fans. Shared lights goes out at 11pm. Our dorms have double bunk beds and are in a large area with plenty of personal space.
We have adopted this concept to keep the space :
1. Airy- PODs partitioned walls are not full to the ceiling to promote good air circulation
2. Bright- thus no curtains just tinted windows
3. Clean- no smoking on all floors
Each floor has two eco friendly kampong (village) design hot water shower cabins.
Central air con units are placed stratigically to cool the floors and all designs and themes that have been put up are chosen as best to compliment and promote our eco friendly theme, which is, to be simple, and always go green = less is best, and when traveling, respect the earth!
1-6, No 30 Jalan Thambipillay
Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur
PODs Backpackers is walking distance from KL sentral, which is the transportation hub of Kuala Lumpur. Buses, trains, monorail, LRT, KTM and taxi's are easily found. Hence travelling to local attractions such as The Golden Triangle, China Town, Mid valley, Lake Gardens, Thean Hou Temple and the National Museum or connecting to other states in the country is very convenient. Located just behind the main road, we are accessible yet away from the main hustle and bustle of traffic.
There are a number of local food stores available in the area, as well as banks, money changers, post office, cheap liquor and 24 hour convenience stores. A must try for local foods is the Cappati at Cappati House, Banana Leaf rice and famous pork noodles. For an Indian Vegetarian Fine Dining experience, ask us about Annalakshmi, they provide good food for a minimum donation.