Backpackers Travellers Lodge
A true travelers' oasis catering to all of your globe-trotting needs. Centrally located in Kuala Lumpur's China Town, with easy access to all train networks and Bus Station. With loads of food and beverage outlets, shopping, banks and Central Market nearby.
The hostel has just undergone a major renovation providing the followings :
Front desk / reception open 24/7
Good and clean beds
Free Internet access
Free Book Exchange
Free breakfast ( 7 am - 10 am )
Free City Map
Dormitory, Single, Double, Triple with shared bathrooms
A number of en-suites available
Common area with Cable-TV and DVD
Tea and Coffee making facilities available
Late check out available till 6.00 pm half day rate
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 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 InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
1.Cash payment only.
2.2 days advance notice for free cancellation.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the KL International Airport
The KLIA ( Kuala Lumpur International Airport ) is situated about 70 KM South of KL and it's about an hour drive into the city, we do provide airport pick-up at RM 150.00 per transfer for 1 to 7 person between 7.00 hrs - 23.00 hrs and RM 180.00 between 23.01 to 06.59 hrs, kindly confirm should you need our service and provide your flight number 2 working days before your arrival.
Alternatively, you may take the public transport. Below will be the self guided direction to our hostel, we appreciate feedback should you find the information hard to understand.
1 ) Arriving by air to KLIA - You'll exit the arrival hall at level 3, you may take the high speed train at level 1 @ RM 35.00 to Sentral Station in Kuala Lumpur, train departs every 15 - 20 min and the journey takes about 28 min. If you wish to take the bus, go to level 2 and cross over to the 'Car Park C' and the bus station is at the basement, the Airport Coach http://airportcoach.com.my departs every hour @ RM 10.00 and the journey takes about an hour to Sentral Station in Kuala Lumpur.
1A) Upon arrival to Sentral Station, ask for the Rapid KL/ Putra LRT ( Light Rail Transit ) it's the highest train system, purchase a RM 1.00 ticket to Pasar Seni Station, one stop away. after the turnstile, walk straight ahead and down the stairs, you'll see GEO Hotel, walk around it and you see Maybank, walk past Maybank towards Chinatown and you'll see us at the traffic light, we're right above the RAGGAE BAR.
2 ) Arriving by air to LCCT - Take the Sky Bus http://skybus.com.my @ RM 9.00 or Aero Bus http://aerobus.my @ RM 8.00, bus depart every 15 min and the journey takes about an hour to Central Station and continue with - 1A. (LCCT operations is expected to move into the new terminal w.e.f. - 2 May 2014)
3 ) Arriving by air to LCCT - You may also take the Star Shuttle PACKAGE http://starwira.com, departing hourly @ RM 18.00, bus to KL and transfer by mini van/taxi and they'll drop you directly to the hostel (ASK FOR RAGGAE BAR AS WE'RE RIGHT ABOVE THEM) or RM 9.00 to Puduraya Bus Station (and continue with 5 directions arriving from the North - Pudu Sentral below)
4) Should your flight be delayed and the buses and train has ceased running for the day, you may take a taxi into the city. Buy a 'Taxi Coupon' before boarding one, ask for a Budget Taxi to the RAGGAE BAR as we're right above it (or the former Hotel Malaya) Be wary of TOUTS !
Arriving by bus from the North - Pudu Sentral
5 ) Pudu Sentral (a.k.a. UTC / Puduraya Bus Station) - Ask for the direction of Chinatown, walk pass Ancasa Hotel, Nando's and turn left at the 3rd traffic juntion into Jalan Tun H.S. Lee ( H.S. Lee Street), we're about 150 ft on the left from here on the left, just above the Raggae Bar.
Arriving by bus from the South - TBS
Upon arrival, you'll be drop off at the Arrival Bays, take the escalator up and exit the building via the pedestrian bridge :
6 - Take the lift to Ground Floor. You may take the Rapid KL Shuttle Bus @ RM 2.00 into KL which will drop you off right outside Pudu Sentral / Ancasa Hotel in Kuala Lumpur (and continue with direction no 5 above) the journey takes about 30 mins on the average. This bus service is very convenient however traffic may be bad upon entering the City area and it may take a longer time than the train.
7 - Cross via the pedestrian bridge to the Train Stations, there's three train systems, look out for the LRT (Train) which is the furthest away from the TBS and take that train to Plaza Rakyat Station which is beside Pudu Central / Ancasa Hotel (and continue with direction no 5 above). This option involves more walking however it's JAM FREE but cost slightly more on the LRT fare @ about RM 2.40.
CAUTION : Touts on the streets who will say and do anything to make you stay with them.
Situated in one of KL's most VIBRANT part, China Town's Night Market (aka Petaling Street) The streets are lined by many century old buildings , Clan houses and temples which stand as testament to the citys architectural heritage.
We're right above the RAGGAE BAR.