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Featured Hostels in Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Bunk & Bilik Hotel Jalan Ipoh
2 out of 5
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The price is SG$14 per night

Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Chow Kit Night Market, Putra World Trade Centre and Sunway Putra Mall. Hospital ...

3.8/5Good! (16 reviews)

"It's one of the best designed dormitories cum hotel that I've come across in all these years of travel! A good combination of Aesthetics and affordability! To me and my travelling companion, it was more than a home away from home! The reception/check-in lobby (including the open concept corridors ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep,2019

Bunk & Bilik Hotel Jalan Ipoh
Twin Towers Dorms
The price is SG$7 per night

Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur Tower and KLCC Park. Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and Petaling ...

4.3/5Excellent! (7 reviews)

"Stayed there a week and miss it already friendly people stay there and work there. Win win. Location is perfect it’s easy to find because the directions were right on. Has a pool and a gym. Food downstairs Thanks you guys and travel on"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan,2020

Twin Towers Dorms
The Bed KLCC - Hostel
The price is SG$29 per night

Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Kuala Lumpur Forest Eco Park, Petronas Twin Towers and Kuala Lumpur Tower. Pavilion ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (53 reviews)

"I really like the place. It is quite clean and simple."…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb,2020

The Bed KLCC - Hostel
Summer Suites Residences by Subhome
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$69 per night

Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Petrosains Science Discovery Centre and Petronas Twin Towers. Kuala Lumpur Convention ...

3.7/5Good! (127 reviews)

"EXCELLENT HOTEL WITH EXCELLENT STAFF AND SERVICES"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct,2019

Summer Suites Residences by Subhome
Sunshine Bedz Hostel Kuala Lumpur

Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is steps away from Lot 10 Shopping Centre and Bukit Bintang Plaza. Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and Sungei Wang Plaza ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)

"The staff was super friendly. And the location is amazing. Just beware you are in the city center and it’s busy still at night so you will hear noise outside if you get a room by the road."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep,2019

Sunshine Bedz Hostel Kuala Lumpur
Red Bunkers
2 out of 5
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Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of SOGO and Masjid India. Merdeka Square and Petronas Twin Towers are also within ...

Red Bunkers
KLCC Dorm Hostel
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Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Ampang Park and Royal Thai Embassy. Petronas Twin Towers and Suria KLCC Shopping ...

3.4/5 (8 reviews)

"There was no proper front desk Called the helpline but nobody answered"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul,2019

KLCC Dorm Hostel
1001 Nights KLCC - Hostel
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$92 per night

Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur Tower and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. Merdeka Square ...

1001 Nights KLCC - Hostel
Amethyst Dorm KLCC
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Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Petrosains Science Discovery Centre and Petronas Twin Towers. Kuala Lumpur Convention ...

Amethyst Dorm KLCC
Summer Suites Express by Subhome

Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Petrosains Science Discovery Centre and Petronas Twin Towers. Kuala Lumpur Convention ...

3.6/5Good! (12 reviews)

"Loved it! I stayed in the hostel part and it was so clean! Had a balcony and amazing view and great pool but too cold for me. Location was amazing and the dorms was in such a fancy hotel so it was great!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jul,2018

Summer Suites Express by Subhome
Bed Max Hostel
2 out of 5
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Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Chow Kit Night Market, Putra World Trade Centre and Sunway Putra Mall. Hospital ...

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Kuala Lumpur Dorms
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Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Petrosains Science Discovery Centre and Petronas Twin Towers. Kuala Lumpur Convention ...

Kuala Lumpur Dorms
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Other property types in Kuala Lumpur City Centre

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
The price is SG$44 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Looking at the brand, I expect it to be better. The interior of the room looks dated with some mold on the ceiling. Bathroom not super clean. Had a great experience in JB's DoubleTree."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jun,2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
The price is SG$139 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,000 reviews)
Grand Hyatt is always good

"Nice and comfortable, room is spacious, very nice buffet breakfast with view of the Twin Towers!"…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar,2020

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
Shangri-La Hotel - Kuala Lumpur
Shangri-La Hotel - Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
The price is SG$114 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,273 reviews)

"Loved this place.. great location and friendly helpful staff...hotel was very quiet we felt we were the only ones there. Tourism has been impacted by Covid 19. Pool was nice and huge gym. Breakfast was nice but our last day it was moved to the horizon club as I guess it’s saves money? Nicest Shangri-La ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar,2020

Shangri-La Hotel - Kuala Lumpur
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, one of the 7 hostels here could be a great choice for you. No two hostels look the same, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Kuala Lumpur City Centre for a lower cost, so you can save your budget for going out. You can enjoy activities like shopping in this destination, while the local restaurants offer plenty of opportunities to treat your taste buds.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Kuala Lumpur City Centre?

The weather can be important when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically March and February, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 33° C and night-time temperatures average 22° C
  • April-June: 33° C is the daytime average and 23° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 32° C and night-time averages are around 23° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 31° C during the day and 23° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 80 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Kuala Lumpur City Centre?

Depending on what interests you, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Petronas Twin Towers
  • Merdeka Square
  • Petaling Street
Natural Features
  • KLCC Park
  • Batu Caves
  • Lake Gardens
Cultural Attractions
  • Petrosains Science Discovery Centre
  • Petronas Philharmonic Hall
  • Petronas Filharmonik Hall

Generally, Kuala Lumpur City Centre is known for its:

  • Shopping
  • Skyscrapers
  • Architecture
  • Restaurants
  • Bars

How to Get to Kuala Lumpur City Centre and Around the Area

You can find the closest airport in Subang (SZB-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah), 10 mi (16.1 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.), which is 27.7 mi (44.6 km) away. Once you've arrived, you might want to make use of public transport. You can access metro transport at Kampang Baru Station, Bukit Nanas Station and KLCC Station. If you're looking to see more of the area, head over to Kuala Lumpur Sultan Ismail Station to catch a train.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Kuala Lumpur City Centre?
By choosing a hostel, you can spend less on lodging and save more of your trip funds for going out during your stay. You can enjoy activities like shopping in this destination, while the local restaurants offer plenty of opportunities to treat your taste buds.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in many different forms, but all of them have a few qualities in common, including low prices, a social atmosphere and shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms).
What are the best hostels in Kuala Lumpur City Centre?
According to reviews from our customers, these Kuala Lumpur City Centre hostels have positive ratings: Twin Towers Dorms - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Bukit Nanas Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a bar. Rooms come with showers and lockers. Bunk & Bilik Hotel Jalan Ipoh - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Chow Kit Station. Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a rooftop terrace. You’ll find free toiletries and hairdryers in all rooms. Summer Suites Residences by Subhome - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Bukit Nanas Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms. The Bed KLCC - Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Bukit Nanas Station. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries. Red Bunkers - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Medan Tuanku Station and Dang Wangi Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a poolside bar. Rooms come with showers.
What is there to see and do in Kuala Lumpur City Centre?
Generally, Kuala Lumpur City Centre is known for its skyscrapers, architecture and restaurants. Major attractions include Petronas Twin Towers, Suria KLCC Shopping Centre and KLCC Park. Get out into nature with places such as Kuala Lumpur Forest Eco Park, Batu Caves and Lake Gardens. Cultural attractions include Petronas Philharmonic Hall, Petronas Filharmonik Hall and Biomedical Museum.
What's the best way to get around Kuala Lumpur City Centre?
You can fly into the closest airport in Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.), located 27.7 mi (44.6 km) from the city centre. Another option is Subang (SZB-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah), situated 10 mi (16.1 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport during your trip. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Kampang Baru Station, Bukit Nanas Station and KLCC Station. If you’re looking to explore more of the surrounding area, make your way to Kuala Lumpur Sultan Ismail Station to hop on a train.