BackHome Kuala Lumpur

30, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Distance from city centre: 1.6km
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Rating: 92%from 4 reviews

  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 95%Staff
  • 95%Security
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 95%Location
  • 95%Value for money
  • 85%Facilities
We’re a boutique backpacker’s hostel located in the heart of KL’s historic district. We’ve lovingly converted a row of colonial-era shophouses into contemporary spaces with an emphasis on natural materials and light.

Since opening in July 2009, Backhome has been ranked by Hostelworld as No.1 in Malaysia, as well as one of the Top 3 Hostels in Asia, and Top 10 Hostels Worldwide.

What makes us so popular?

SPACE. We don’t believe in cramping your style. Each guest gets large beds designed with privacy in mind. All beds come with individual reading lamps and powerpoints. Our common areas are bright and airy, so it’s easier for you to interact with your fellow guests.

CUSTOMER SERVICE. Our team is passionate about all things Malaysian, and will do their utmost to share their insider knowledge about local food, customs, and hideouts.

SECURITY. We have 24-hour security cameras around the premises, individual lockers and a night-watchman to ensure your safety at all times.

CLEANLINESS
We have dedicated housekeepers and vacuum our mattresses regularly to ensure that our beds and rooms are exceptionally clean.

Facilities include:
Powerful hot showers; ample bathrooms and lavatory facilities on two floors.

Free high speed broadband, and WIFI. Or you may use our computers at RM1.00 for every 15minutes.

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6 AND 8 BED DORMS
As 6 and 8 bed dorms cost the same, we wish to remind you that if you have booked any of these dorms - we reserve the right to change your booking from a 6 to 8 bed dorm, or vice versa. This is to ensure that we have the flexibility to make sure all our guests' requests are fulfilled.

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GROUP BOOKINGS
BackHome cannot guarantee that your group will stay in the same dorm.
We will always try our best to keep groups in the same dorm. However, due to circumstances beyond our control, this is not always possible.

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CHECK-IN TIMES
Please take note that our normal check-in time is at 2pm and check-out is at 12pm. Request for early check-in/out is subject to bed availability.

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LATE ARRIVALS
If you are arriving at BackHome between 11pm and 7am, please email us ahead and we will try our best to accommodate your request.

Please remember that when you say that you’re arriving after midnight on eg. Tuesday 12th October, you’re in fact arriving on the NIGHT OF Tuesday 12th October, and NOT after midnight on Monday 11th October. If you didn’t realize this, and booked on the following day, please rectify your booking as soon as possible.

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DEPOSITS
We charge a deposit of MYR30 per person upon check-in. This fee will be refunded to you upon your check-out.

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CHILDREN
Children below the age of 12 are not allowed. Children below 18 should be accompanied by an adult. If you have young children traveling with you, please call or email to inform us first.

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We reserve the right to turn away guests we deem unsuitable. Booking fees with Hostelworld are non-refundable.

Group Bookings:
BackHome cannot guarantee that your group will stay in the same dorm.
We will always try our best to keep groups together. However, this is not always possible.

Check in Time:
Please take note that our normal check-in time is at 3pm and check-out is at 12pm. Request for early check-in/out is subject to bed availability.

Late Arrivals:
If you are arriving at BackHome between 11pm and 7am, please email us ahead and we will try our best to accommodate your request. Passport Will be kept at Front Desk

Deposits:
We charge a deposit of MYR10 per person upon check-in. This fee will be refunded to you upon your check-out.

Children:
Children below 18 should be accompanied by an adult. If you have young children traveling with you, please call or email to inform us first.

We reserve the right to turn away guests we deem unsuitable. Booking fees with Hostelworld are non-refundable.

From 1st of April, 2015, we will start charging the 6% GST tax fee.

Passport/Identity Card:
Malaysian: Valid Identity Card is required upon check in
Non-Malaysian: Valid Passport & Arrival Visa is required upon check in.
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Free Breakfast
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Steam Room
  • Taxes included
  • Towels For Hire

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Group Bookings:
BackHome cannot guarantee that your group will stay in the same dorm.
We will always try our best to keep groups together. However, this is not always possible.

Check in Time:
Please take note that our normal check-in time is at 3pm and check-out is at 12pm. Request for early check-in/out is subject to bed availability.

Late Arrivals:
If you are arriving at BackHome between 11pm and 7am, please email us ahead and we will try our best to accommodate your request. Passport Will be kept at Front Desk

Deposits:
We charge a deposit of MYR10 per person upon check-in. This fee will be refunded to you upon your check-out.

Children:
Children below 18 should be accompanied by an adult. If you have young children traveling with you, please call or email to inform us first.

We reserve the right to turn away guests we deem unsuitable. Booking fees with Hostelworld are non-refundable.

From 1st of April, 2015, we will start charging the 6% GST tax fee.

Passport/Identity Card:
Malaysian: Valid Identity Card is required upon check in
Non-Malaysian: Valid Passport & Arrival Visa is required upon check in.

Directions
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By Taxi: The Easiest Way In
From either KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) or KLIA2 (Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2), grab an Airport Taxi and take it straight to BackHome.
This will set you back around RM80 to RM100 – note that a 50% surcharge is imposed after midnight.
When you pass the driver our address, let him know you’re heading for the top end of Jalan Tun H.S. Lee – trust us, it’s a long road!
You can mention landmarks such as Telekom Museum or St. John’s Cathedral.
Please note to the taxi driver that we are NOT near Petaling Street / Chinatown.

By Train (from KLIA or KLIA2)
Take the KLIA Express train to KL Sentral station (RM55).
From KL Sentral, take a taxi directly to BackHome (between RM20 to RM30).
Alternatively, take an LRT train from KL Sentral to the Masjid Jamek station, two stops away (RM1.60).
Exit the station via the Tun H.S. Lee exit and head to the same side of the road as McDonald’s.
Walk along the same side of the road as McDonald’s until you reach Jalan Tun H.S. Lee.
Turn left, and BackHome will be across the street (look out for the whitewashed shophouses with the BackHome signboard and black birds).

By Bus:
Take the Bus to KL Sentral station (RM10-15).
From KL Sentral, take a taxi directly to BackHome (between RM20 to RM30).
Alternatively, take an LRT train from KL Sentral to the Masjid Jamek station, two stops away (RM1.60).
Exit the station via the Tun H.S. Lee exit and head to the same side of the road as McDonald’s.
Walk along the same side of the road as McDonald’s until you reach Jalan Tun H.S. Lee.
Turn left, and BackHome will be across the street (look out for the whitewashed shophouses with the BackHome signboard and black birds).

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