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Featured Hostels in Kuala Lumpur

SUDO GuestHouse
2 out of 5
27 Jalan Pudu Lama, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
SG$11
per night
21 Apr-22 Apr

Located in Bukit Bintang, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Petaling Street Market and Petaling Street. Central Market and Jamek Mosque are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (50 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
Kitez Hotel & Bunkz
2 out of 5
37 Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
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Located in Golden Triangle, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Petaling Street and Merdeka Square. Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and Kuala Lumpur Tower are also ...

3/5 (1 review)

"場所と価格から考えれば十分なCPなのですが、参考の為いくつか上げさせて頂きます。 チェックイン Expediaでのチェックが初めてとの事で、名前が見つからず、そして朝食の含まれている事も分からず。 説明した結果、クーポン券をくれました。 トイレとシャワー 各フロアーに共同で用意されていますが、トイレはいつも紙が切れるか切れないかの状態。シャワー用にしっかりしたバスタオルを貸してくれるのですが、シャーブースからお湯が飛び散る構造で、バスタオル一枚では納まりません。また、シャワーを浴びてる間に荷物や脱いだ服を置ける場所が無いので、何人かは部屋からバスタオル一丁で出て来てそのまま帰ってました。 ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep,2019

Kitez Hotel & Bunkz
The Bed KLCC - Hostel
2 out of 5
56, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
SG$47
per night
21 Apr-22 Apr

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

4.5/5Wonderful! (48 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 18 Feb,2020

The Bed KLCC - Hostel
Twin Towers Dorms
2 out of 5
Summer Suites, Jalan Cendana, Golden Triangle, Kuala Lumpur
SG$10
per night
12 Apr-13 Apr

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
Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur
2 out of 5
53, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur
SG$22
per night
6 May-7 May

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

4.2/5Excellent! (76 reviews)

"Clean and affordable, surely come back. See you next time"…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov,2019

Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur
OYO 43927 Sassana Hotel
2 out of 5
No16 Jalan Petaling, City Centre, Kuala Lumpur
SG$8
per night
28 Apr-29 Apr

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 Petronas ...

3.1/5 (34 reviews)

"I was told that the room I was put in was newly renovated, and I am quite impressed. Furniture looked very new and overall was comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul,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
SG$12
per night
10 Apr-11 Apr

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

3.8/5Good! (12 reviews)

"They have hot and cold shower. Secured place to stay. The owner is also nice and accommodating."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jun,2019

Maro House
KL Skyline Hostel & Rooftop Infinity Sky Pool
2 out of 5
Tower C, Regalia Services Apt., Jalan, Anjung Putra 2, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
SG$17
per night
12 Apr-13 Apr

Situated in Kuala Lumpur, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sunway Putra Mall and Putra World Trade Centre. SOGO and Merdeka Square are also within 2 ...

3.9/5Very Good! (16 reviews)
Cannot fault this place!

"This was the best experience I’ve ever had staying I. A hostel and can’t recommend it enough. The staff were absolutely excellent. The view from the balcony was amazing. And the rooftop pool is out of this world! Will definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec,2019

KL Skyline Hostel & Rooftop Infinity Sky Pool
ZigZag Travellers Home (Formerly known as Marquee Guest Houzz)
1 out of 5
No. 34, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
SG$23
per night
12 Apr-13 Apr

Located in Golden Triangle, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Central Market and Petaling Street. Changkat Bukit Bintang and Kuala Lumpur Tower are also ...

3.6/5Good! (39 reviews)

"24 hours AC Hot and Cold water 24 hours Only 1 thing was not good some guest never let us to use hostel kitchen stuff"…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct,2019

ZigZag Travellers Home (Formerly known as Marquee Guest Houzz)
Reggae Mansion Hostel
3 out of 5
53, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur
SG$27
per night
10 Apr-11 Apr

Located in Golden Triangle, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Central Market and Petaling Street. Kuala Lumpur Tower and Petronas Twin Towers are also ...

3.8/5Good! (94 reviews)

"Bad management, never answers the phone, charged me for 5 nights when i didnt stay for any."…"

Reviewed on 12 Apr,2019

Reggae Mansion Hostel
Iron Inn - Hostel
2 out of 5
No. 38, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur
SG$44
per night
14 Apr-15 Apr

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! (19 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
Grocers Inn Backpackers
1 out of 5
78, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur
SG$15
per night
10 Apr-11 Apr

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. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 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

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Other property types in Kuala Lumpur

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
12 Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur
SG$144
per night
24 Apr-25 Apr
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,479 reviews)

"The rooms with views over the Petronas towers are definitely worth it. Service from the staff was brilliant and the breakfast buffet was second to none."…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb,2020

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
Hilton Garden Inn Kuala Lumpur Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman North
Hilton Garden Inn Kuala Lumpur Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman North
4 out of 5
449, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
4/5Very Good! (423 reviews)

"Staff very friendly and helpful. Nice view at rooftops bar."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar,2020

Hilton Garden Inn Kuala Lumpur Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman North
Melia Kuala Lumpur
Melia Kuala Lumpur
4 out of 5
16 Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur
SG$75
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr
4.1/5Very Good! (1,398 reviews)

"Hotel location was perfect. Just opposite berjaya time square. Hotel had a wonderful fragrances. The staff was very friendly and helpful as well. We had a wonderful stay here"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar,2020

Melia Kuala Lumpur
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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?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Kuala Lumpur, one of its 75 hostels might be a great option. 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 - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Plaza Rakyat Station and Kuala Lumpur Masjid Jamek Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers in all rooms. TBS Rest & Go Transit Motel - Hostel - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers, TVs and lockers. The Explorers Guesthouse and Hostel - Located steps from Petaling Street. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find towels, showers and linens in all rooms. Travelogue KL - Hostel - Located steps from Lot 10 Shopping Centre. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries. Twin Towers Dorms - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Bukit Nanas Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and an outdoor pool, as well as a bar. Rooms come with showers and lockers.
What's the seasonal weather like 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 33°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 22°C. Average annual rainfall for Kuala Lumpur is 2330.70 mm.
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 Bangi Wonderland Waterpark. Cultural attractions include Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, Petrosains Science Discovery Centre and DBKL City Theatre.
What's the best way to get around Kuala Lumpur?
You can search for flights to the closest airport in Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.), 26.8 mi (43.1 km) away from the city centre. 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.