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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 accommodations all feature the following:
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.
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options get the highest reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to start looking:
The Icon Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Petaling Street. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. You'll find showers in all rooms.
OYO 416 Grid 9 Hotel - 2-minute walk from Maharajalela Station for easy access to public transit. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and a pool table. Rooms come with showers, TVs, and free bottled water.
Sim Hotel Bukit Bintang Kuala Lumpur - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Imbi Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and 24-hour check-in. Rooms come with towels, showers, and free toiletries.
Summer Suites Residences by Subhome - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Bukit Nanas Station. Property features include free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and tour/ticket assistance. You'll find free toiletries in all rooms.
Reggae Mansion Hostel - Located steps from Jamek Mosque. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a restaurant. You'll find showers in all rooms.
Good weather's definitely a plus when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:
Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places to visit:Top Sights
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You can fly into the nearest airport in Subang (SZB-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah), 10 mi (16.2 km) from the city center. 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 transit during your trip. Take advantage of metro transit 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.