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SUDO GuestHouse
2 out of 5
27 Jalan Pudu Lama, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$13 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Bukit Bintang, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Kottu Malai Pillayar Temple and Petaling Street. Kuala Lumpur Tower and Merdeka Square are ...

4/5Very Good! (51 reviews)
Great location

"Terrific location, with restaurants all around and near a metro station. Rooms are air conditioned and beds comfortable. The manager (owner?) I spoke with answered all questions."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug,2019

SUDO GuestHouse
OYO 2544 Just-in Hotel
1 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$13 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Bandar Tun Razak, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Cheras Sentral Mall and 2 mi (3.3 km) from Cheras Leisure Mall. Bukit Jalil National Stadium ...

OYO 2544 Just-in Hotel
Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur
2 out of 5
53, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$22 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Golden Triangle, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Petaling Street, Central Market and Jamek Mosque. Merdeka Square and Berjaya Times Square ...

4.2/5Excellent! (76 reviews)

"Absolutely a disgrace and the customer service was even worse. Manager abusive DO NOT stay here. Felt very sorry for the staff working there. Rooms were not as advertised nothing as it was listed."…"

Reviewed on 21 Dec,2019

Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur
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Raizzy's Guesthouse
2 out of 5
165G, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$6 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Golden Triangle, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Petaling Street and Central Market. Merdeka Square and Jamek Mosque are also within 15 minutes. ...

3.6/5Good! (77 reviews)

"I am not of an age to go backpacking & camping. therefore it was a shock. I'd booked for my spritely 66 year old son of a late cousin. We were there for a series of cross country runs. I was unable to climb to an upper bunk bed, in an otherwise furniture free, tiny room. However, I got used to t7 ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep,2018

Raizzy's Guesthouse
BackHome Kuala Lumpur Hostel
1 out of 5
30, Jalan Tun H S Lee, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
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Located in Golden Triangle, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Jamek Mosque, Merdeka Square and Petaling Street. Central Market and Masjid India are also ...

4.4/5Excellent! (49 reviews)

"The staff is what really made the place. They were super helpful and the events they had were excellent."…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb,2020

BackHome Kuala Lumpur Hostel
Affordable Japanese Home Hello Kitty Near MRT KL - Hostel
2 out of 5
You Residence Condo Block A3, Jalan Sri, Mujur 6, Batu 9, Cheras, Selangor
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This family-friendly Cheras hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cheras Sentral Mall and Cheras Leisure Mall. Aeon Cheras Selatan Shopping Centre and Universiti Tunku ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Nice Apartment Nice Room and Nice Boss

"This is new apartment nearby MRT Taman Suntex, room very cleanning and can sleep 4 person per room, there are two toilets available also, also have swimming pool and gym room on the 8th floor. The homeowner also very nice man, last day he still send us to the bus terminal. Thank you very much"…"

Reviewed on 17 Jun,2018

Affordable Japanese Home Hello Kitty Near MRT KL - Hostel
1001 Nights KLCC - Hostel
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$78 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

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
Summer Suites Express by Subhome
2 out of 5
8, Jalan Cendana, Off Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
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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. KLCC Park and Kuala ...

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
Iron Inn - Hostel
2 out of 5
No. 38, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur
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Located in Golden Triangle, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Petaling Street, Central Market and Jamek Mosque. Merdeka Square and Masjid India are also ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)

"Really nice place to stay! Love the breakfast, you can choose so much things! Also common area is really comfy, nice design. The only thing I didn’t like 15 people in one room is crazy, could be noisy, but overall I would recommend to stay there :)"…"

Reviewed on 15 Apr,2019

Iron Inn - Hostel
Trasvilla Hotel
2 out of 5
Lot 8036, Jalan Teras Jernang, Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
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Situated in Bandar Baru Bangi, this hostel is 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from National University of Malaysia and within 6 miles (10 km) of Bangi Wonderland Waterpark and ...

Trasvilla Hotel
Grocers Inn Backpackers
1 out of 5
78, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$16 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Golden Triangle, this hostel is steps away from Petaling Street Market and Petaling Street. Central Market and Jamek Mosque are also within 10 minutes. ...

3.3/5 (3 reviews)
Hostel con encanto

"Se trata de una casa con historia de varios pisos en el barrio chino. Los recepcionistas te acogen con muy bien y te ayudan en todo lo que pueden. Siempre muy atentos para darte detalles en todo lo que preguntes. La habitación era pequeñita. Una cama de matrimonio, una pequeña mesa y un armario. ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct,2019

Grocers Inn Backpackers
Amethyst Love Guesthouse
2 out of 5
No.13 Jalan Rembia, Jalan Alor, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$17 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Bukit Bintang, this hostel is steps away from Changkat Bukit Bintang and Jalan Alor. Berjaya Times Square and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur are also within ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (9 reviews)
great pillows and clean room

"We stayed in a double room. It was clean and comfortable and the pillows were extremely good! The room and bathrooms were very clean and our overall stay was very good."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan,2020

Amethyst Love Guesthouse
Twin Towers Dorms
2 out of 5
Summer Suites, Jalan Cendana, Golden Triangle, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$22 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Petronas Twin Towers, KLCC Park and Kuala Lumpur Tower. 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
2 out of 5
56, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$32 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

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

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
Travelogue KL - Hostel
2 out of 5
118B Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$19 per night from 17 Feb to 18 Feb
Excludes taxes & fees

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

3.9/5Very Good! (57 reviews)

"Receptionist is well rounded, the accomodation is excellent, especially Ma'am Rose she had made our trip easy.."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar,2020

Travelogue KL - Hostel
SkyCity Capsule Hostel
2 out of 5
71-3 Jalan Radin Bagus, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$46 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Sri Petaling, this hostel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Bukit Jalil National Stadium and 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Axiata Arena. Cheras Leisure Mall and UKM ...

SkyCity Capsule Hostel
PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe
2 out of 5
G-6, No 30, Jalan Thambipillay, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$18 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of NU Sentral and Kuala Lumpur Sentral. Petaling Street and Merdeka Square are also ...

3.8/5Good! (48 reviews)

"Stay away from this place. I had a reservation for a single room (mini Pod), but it was 2x2 m and the fan sound was terrible. So I choosed to get a dorm bed because ironically the dorm rooma are more spacious. So I will never ever stay again in this hotel. For a few bucks more you can get more comfortable ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb,2020

PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe
Bunk & Bilik Hotel Jalan Ipoh
2 out of 5
No. 644 & 646, Batu 4, Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$33 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

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)

"Very small for two guest so i had to book myself into another hotel at addition cost. Room booked stated i would have a window with city view,, all i saw was large chunks of concrete from building work.right outside the window I paid for a room to view the city. They should not have charged for this. ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep,2019

Bunk & Bilik Hotel Jalan Ipoh
OYO 43927 Sassana Hotel
2 out of 5
No16 Jalan Petaling, City Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$12 per night from 15 Feb to 16 Feb
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Golden Triangle, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Central Market, Kuala Lumpur Tower and Berjaya Times Square. Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and KLCC ...

3.1/5 (35 reviews)
Low price, low quality

"Cheap hotel to stay in for a night or two. Cigarette smoke frequently wafted in through the ventilation and under the door. Room could've been cleaner."…"

Reviewed on 21 Dec,2019

OYO 43927 Sassana Hotel
Maro House
2 out of 5
64 Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$11 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Golden Triangle, this hostel is steps away from Petaling Street and Central Market. Merdeka Square and Jamek Mosque are also within 15 minutes. Kuala ...

3.8/5Good! (12 reviews)
Only WiFi is good.

"No air conditioner, in the hostel so hot. Can’t sleep over night. WiFi is stable. The bed isn’t comfortable. In the hostel so dark."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul,2019

Maro House
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Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Hilton Kuala Lumpur

5 out of 5
3 Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$79 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
Excludes taxes & fees
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,342 reviews)

"The room was excellent! Felt pampered staying in the well equipped room. A wide range of dining options too. However, breakfast spread was moderate for a 5 star hotel. Overall it was a pleasant stay :)"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan,2021

Hilton Kuala Lumpur
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur

5 out of 5
348 Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$58 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees
4.3/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"The room was very comfortable, didn't get to use much facilities (gym, pool etc.) due to weather and COVID season. Food variety at buffet quite limited."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan,2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Homestay in Amber Court

Homestay in Amber Court

3 out of 5
The price is SG$39 per night from 4 Feb to 5 Feb
Excludes taxes & fees
2.1/5 (120 reviews)

"Good, I really like the weather here, the environment is quiet"…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep,2020

Homestay in Amber Court
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Kuala Lumpur, one of its 55 hostels might be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodation options all feature the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Kuala Lumpur for a lower cost, so you can save your money for exploring. We've heard good things about the Chinatown and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Kuala Lumpur?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically March and February, while February and January 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?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Petronas Twin Towers
  • Petaling Street
  • Merdeka Square
Natural Features
  • Batu Caves
  • Lake Gardens
  • KLCC Park
Cultural Attractions
  • The Jade Museum
  • Petronas Philharmonic Hall
  • Petronas Filharmonik Hall

In general, Kuala Lumpur is known for its:

  • Shopping
  • Skyscrapers
  • Architecture
  • Restaurants
  • Temples
  • Cultural attractions

How to Get to Kuala Lumpur and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Subang (SZB-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah), 10 mi (16.2 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.), which is 26.8 mi (43.1 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transport during your trip. Take advantage of metro transport at Bukit Bintang Station, Imbi Station and Raja Chulan Station. To see more of the surrounding area, take a train from Kuala Lumpur Masjid Jamek Station, Kuala Lumpur Pasar Seni Station or Kuala Lumpur Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Kuala Lumpur?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for exploring. We’ve heard good things about the Chinatown and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), low prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Kuala Lumpur?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the highest reviews from our travellers and might be a good place to start: SUDO GuestHouse - Located within a 10-minute walk of Petaling Street. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers and lockers in all rooms. Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur - Located steps from Petaling Street. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers and free toiletries. Raizzy’s Guesthouse - Located steps from Petaling Street. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries and linens. OYO 2544 Just-in Hotel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers and desks. The Bed KLCC - Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Bukit Nanas Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms.
How many hostels can I expect to find in Kuala Lumpur?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Kuala Lumpur, one of Expedia’s 74 hostels could be a great option.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Kuala Lumpur?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually March and February, with an average temperature of 28°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 27°C. The rainiest months in Kuala Lumpur are April, November, October and December, with each month seeing an average of 260 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Kuala Lumpur?
Overall, Kuala Lumpur is known for its skyscrapers, architecture and restaurants. Major attractions include Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Berjaya Times Square and Kuala Lumpur Tower. Get out into nature with places such as KLCC Park, Batu Caves and Perdana Botanical Gardens. Cultural attractions include Petrosains Science Discovery Centre, Bank Negara Money Museum and National Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Kuala Lumpur while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Kuala Lumpur in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.), located 26.8 mi (43.1 km) away. An alternative is Subang (SZB-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah), which is 10 mi (16.2 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transport during your trip. Take advantage of metro transport at Bukit Bintang Station, Imbi Station and Raja Chulan Station. To see more of the area, take a train from Kuala Lumpur Masjid Jamek Station, Kuala Lumpur Pasar Seni Station or Kuala Lumpur Station.

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