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BackHome Kuala Lumpur

Hostel

30, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

BackHome is a boutique backpackers hostel located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s bustling financial and historical district. Six colonial-era shophouses have been lovingly restored into spacious, contemporary accommodation, centered around a light-filled courtyard. We have been described as a 5-star backpacking experience. Most guest reviews single out our outstanding customer service – delivered by a team of young, passionate locals.

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Atmosphere 95%

Cleanliness 95%

Facilities 93%

Location 93%

Safety 98%

Staff 98%

Value 95%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Towels for hire

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 31.19USD
  • Towel 1.30USD

Important Information

Please note regarding PASSPORTS:
Only guests with valid passports or Malaysian I.C.s will be allowed to check in. We reserve the right to turn away people without valid documents.


From 1st of April, 2015, we will start charging the 6% GST tax fee.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Kuala Lumpur?

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BackHome is a boutique backpackers hostel located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s bustling financial and historical district. Six colonial-era shophouses have been lovingly restored into spacious, contemporary accommodation, centered around a light-filled courtyard. We have been described as a 5-star backpacking experience. Most guest reviews single out our outstanding customer service – delivered by a team of young, passionate locals.

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Shared Rooms

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

People 4

Room details

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

People 6

Room details

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

People 8

Room details

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Female Dorm

People 4

Room details

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Deluxe 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

People 4

Room details

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Private Rooms

3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

People 3

Room details

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

People 2

Room details

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Deluxe Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

People 2

Room details

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

About BackHome Kuala Lumpur

* Important *
Only guests with a valid passport or Malaysian IC will be allowed to check-in, we reserve the right to remove people without valid documents.

Cancellation Policy: Guests will be incurred charges for the first night should they fail to provide cancellation notice 24 hours in advance.

Since opening in July 2009, Backhome has been ranked by Hostelworld as No.1 in Malaysia, as well as one of the Top 3 Hostels in Asia, and Top 10 Hostels Worldwide.

What makes us so popular?

Space:
We don't believe in cramping your style. Each guest gets large beds designed for privacy, with individual reading lamps and power-points. Our common areas are bright and airy, for you to interact with your fellow guests.

Customer Service:
Our team is passionate about all things Malaysian, and will share their insider knowledge about local food, customs, and hideouts.

Security:
We have 24-hour security cameras, individual lockers and a night-watchman to ensure your safety at all times.

6 and 8 bed dorms:
As 6 and 8 bed dorms cost the same, we wish to remind you that if you have booked any of these dorms - we reserve the right to change your booking from a 6 to 8 bed dorm, or vice versa. This is to ensure that we have the flexibility to make sure all our guests' requests are fulfilled.

Group Bookings:
BackHome cannot guarantee that your group will stay in the same dorm.
We will always try our best to keep groups together. However, this is not always possible.

Check in Time:
Please take note that our normal check-in time is at 3pm and check-out is at 12pm. Request for early check-in/out is subject to bed availability.

Late Arrivals:
If you are arriving at BackHome between 11pm and 7am, please email us ahead and we will try our best to accommodate your request.

Please remember that when you say that you are arriving after midnight on eg. Tuesday 12th October, you are in fact arriving on the NIGHT OF Tuesday 12th October, and NOT after midnight on Monday 11th October. If you didn't realize this, and booked on the following day, please rectify your booking as soon as possible.

Deposits:
We charge a deposit of MYR30 per person upon check-in. This fee will be refunded to you upon your check-out.

Children:
Children below the age of 12 are not allowed. Children below 18 should be accompanied by an adult. If you have young children traveling with you, please call or email to inform us first.

We reserve the right to turn away guests we deem unsuitable. Booking fees with Hostelbookers are non-refundable.

Accommodation Information

Our rooms are designed with comfort, convenience and privacy in mind. Every room comes with a washbasin, and spacious built-in wardrobes.

All our beds are equipped with personal compartments, bedside lamps, plug points and foldaway desks. On lying down, you’ll find premium mattresses and pillows for a good night’s rest.

Cleanliness:
We have dedicated housekeepers and vacuum our mattresses regularly to ensure that our beds and rooms are exceptionally clean.

Facilities include:
Powerful hot showers; ample bathrooms and lavatory facilities on two floors.
Free high speed broadband, Internet and WIFI.

Location Information

Backhome Hostel is located right in the heritage area of KL. We are on the top end of Jalan Tun HS Lee, a road that leads directly to Chinatown. Closest landmark to us is St John's Cathedral, and Telekom Museum.

The following attractions are all within walking distance:
Merdeka Square
National Mosque
Chinatown
Little india
KLCC Twin Towers (at least 10mins walk)
Bukit Bintang Shopping Street (at least 10 mins walk)

Nearest Transport Hubs:
Only 2 minutes’ walk from Masjid Jamek LRT (Light Rail Transit) and about 5 minutes’ walk from Puduraya bus station.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.