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PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe, Kuala Lumpur

2-star2 stars
G-6, No 30, Jalan Thambipillay, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, 50470, Malaysia

Hostel with restaurant, near NU Sentral
  • Free self-serve breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
From 396 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Basic bed. Near transit. Dec 28, 2018
  • Good location. Not well maintained.Jul 23, 2018

PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe, Kuala Lumpur

from $19
  • Single Pods (With / Without Window)
  • Double Pods (With / Without Window)
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom

What’s around PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe, Kuala Lumpur


  • Heart of Kuala Lumpur
  • National Mosque - 24 min walk
  • Lake Gardens - 25 min walk
  • Petaling Street - 25 min walk
  • Jamek Mosque - 27 min walk
  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building - 27 min walk
  • Merdeka Square - 28 min walk
  • Mid Valley Mega Mall - 32 min walk

Getting around

  • Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.) - 43 min drive
  • Subang (SZB-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah) - 19 min drive
  • Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station - 5 min walk
  • Kuala Lumpur KTM Komuter Station - 15 min walk
  • Kuala Lumpur Station - 16 min walk
  • KL Sentral Station - 1 min walk
  • Tun Sambanthan Station - 5 min walk
  • Bangsar Station - 17 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 20 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free self-serve breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared accommodations

PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe, Kuala Lumpur’s small print

Also known as

  • Pods Backpackers Home Hostel Kuala Lumpur
  • PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe Kuala Lumpur
  • PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Pods Backpackers Home Hostel
  • Pods Backpackers Home Kuala Lumpur
  • Pods Backpackers Home
  • PODs Backpackers Home Cafe Hostel Kuala Lumpur
  • PODs Backpackers Home Cafe Hostel
  • PODs Backpackers Home Cafe Kuala Lumpur
  • PODs Backpackers Home Cafe
  • Pods The Backpackers Home

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Cash deposit: MYR 20.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 38 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Good location near KL Sentral
Fook Sia, usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Does the job the the night
Joe, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Good location and price for 1 night
It was perfect for sleeping near the station and taking the train really early in the morning. It's just 3min away from the station by walk. Anyway, the dorm wasn't so silent and I couldn't sleep so well, but it was worth it anyway.
Victor, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
The perfect accommodation if you're staying the night before travelling elsewhere in the morning. Service and facilities are perfect although the walls are very thin so if you're staying the night with loud and rowdy people in the next room it can get annoying.
Aubrey Nyobia, my1 night trip
Good 6.0
Good value for money
Nothing special on this hotel but otherwise good value for money. Some guests are noisy talking on the phone, chatting loud even in the middle of tje night.
nz4 night trip

PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe, Kuala Lumpur

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