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The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn
The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn
The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn
The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn
The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn
The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn
The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn

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6.7

Good

40 reviews

40 reviews

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8.6

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Shanghai Books

30 m

Going Places Tours

40 m

Jalan Petaling

150 m

Chinatown Liquor Shop

150 m

Wet Market

150 m

Popular landmarks
Central Market

410 m

KL Bird Park

1.2 km

Menara Kuala Lumpur

1.2 km

Jalan Alor

1.3 km

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

1.8 km

Closest landmarks
The deceased

90 m

Net Youth Resources

140 m

Petaling Street (KL Chinatown)

210 m

Reggae Bar

220 m

Stadium Bola Keranjang

220 m

The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn

60 A, Jalan Sultan, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50000 - See map

Strategically situated in Chinatown, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Petronas Twin Towers.

Highlights

Located in heart of Kuala Lumpur

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

280 meters to public transportation

Inside city center

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Luggage storage

Bar

Tours

Wi-Fi in public areas

Family room

Dry cleaning

Your dates are popular among travelersPopular destination! Properties in Kuala Lumpur are being booked every minute!
Value for money6.6
Location rating8.6
Nearest airportSultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)
Distance to airport16.3 km

Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn?

Check-in is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The inn offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn?

The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the inn know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service with prices and more information. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Kuala Lumpur with private transportation, the inn can arrange both taxis or car rental.

What are my dining options at The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn?

The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience.

What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn?

The closest train, metro, or bus station to The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn is Pudu Sentral Bus Terminal, 310 m away.

What restaurants are nearby The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn?

The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn’s neighborhood is Chinatown which includes popular restaurants such as Betel Leaf, Merchant's Lane and Hakka Restaurant.

What popular shopping places are close to The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn?

The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn is located in Chinatown area which features shopping places such as Jalan Petaling, The Warehouse and Gilasco.

What are popular attractions near The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn?

The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn’s location in the Chinatown neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Gallery and Merdeka Square.

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Property ranking|Compared to 7,240 Kuala Lumpur properties
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Location score
8.6/10
Room comfort score
5.9/10
Service score
7.1/10
Value for money score
6.6/10
Better than
94
%
of Kuala Lumpur properties
Better than
93
%
of Kuala Lumpur properties
Better than
86
%
of Kuala Lumpur properties
Better than
83
%
of Kuala Lumpur properties
Overall rating:

6.7

Good
40 reviews
Cleanliness
5.7
Facilities
6.0
Location
8.6
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More about The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn

More about The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn

The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn

You'll love the exceptional convenience during your stay at The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn, located right in the heart of the city center, with an easy access to everything in Kuala Lumpur. The true local flavors and culture of Kuala Lumpur are yours with a stay at The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn, located just 2.1 km from the famous Petronas Twin Towers. The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn is located just 7.3 km from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, providing your days with easy city access and great exploration options.
The superior services and facilities offered at The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn will make for a memorable stay. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. To help pre-arrange your arrival and departure, airport transfer services can be booked before you even check in. Your explorations of Kuala Lumpur can be assisted with taxi and car hire services available.
The inn provides front desk services such as luggage storage for guests' convenience. The inn's ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations for entertainment and explorations. Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the dry cleaning service offered at The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn.


Dining and things to do

Once there, be sure to check out bar for some in-house nighttime fun.
The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn promises you a fun-packed holiday with a variety of activities and facilities. No need to go anywhere after dinner -- play with friends or family at the shared lounge and TV area.


Around the property

Venture outside The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn and explore Kuala Lumpur during your stay. You're sure to want to visit Menara Kuala Lumpur located 1.1 km away, among the most sought-after photographs for anyone visiting Kuala Lumpur.


Reasons to stay here

Verified reviews for this inn's food and dining options score it better than 98% of accommodations in the city.
Travelers who stayed here really appreciated the location, scoring it better than 94% of the city's other options.
This accommodation beats more than 93% of competition in the city on room comfort.

Amenities and facilities
Good
Facilities

6

Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping

6 mentions

Breakfast

3 mentions

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese [Cantonese]
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese
  • Malay

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Ticket services
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar

Services and conveniences

  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room

Access

  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Rental car
  • Taxi service
Location
60 A, Jalan Sultan, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50000
Excellent
Location

8.6

Airports

  • Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)
    16.3 km 35 min drive
  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
    44.6 km 56 min drive

Public transportation

  • Pudu Sentral Bus Terminal
    310 m
  • Puduraya Bus Terminal
    350 m 7 min walk

Hospital or clinic

  • Kheng Dental Surgery
    270 m

Shopping

  • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
    1.8 km

Convenience store

  • 7 Eleven
    120 m 7 min drive

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    60 m 1 min walk
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
    200 m
  • Central Market
    410 m
  • KL Bird Park
    1.2 km
  • Menara Kuala Lumpur
    1.2 km
  • Jalan Alor
    1.3 km
  • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
    1.8 km
  • KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway
    1.9 km
  • Aquaria KLCC
    2.0 km
  • Petronas Twin Towers
    2.2 km
  • KLCC Park
    2.3 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Shanghai Books
    30 m
  • Going Places Tours
    40 m
  • The deceased
    90 m
  • Net Youth Resources
    140 m
  • Jalan Petaling
    150 m
  • Chinatown Liquor Shop
    150 m
  • Wet Market
    150 m
  • Lost In China Town
    170 m
  • Purple Cane Tea Arts
    180 m
  • Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
    200 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
Children 2-10 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 11 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from12:00
  • Check-out until12:00
  • Reception open until00:00

The property

  • Number of bars/lounges0
  • Number of floors4
  • Number of restaurants1
  • Number of rooms 23
  • Year property opened0
  • Most recent renovation0

Reviews of The Original Backpackers Travellers Inn from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
6.7
/
10
Cleanliness5.7
Facilities6.0
Location8.6
Room comfort and quality5.9
Service7.1
Value for money6.6
High score for Kuala Lumpur
Rating
9+ Exceptional (4)
8-9 Excellent (5)
7-8 Very Good (10)
6-7 Good (7)
<6 Below Expectation (11)
Time of the year
Mar - May (11)
Jun - Aug (5)
Sep - Nov (8)
Dec - Feb (13)
All guests (40)
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8.3
Excellent
Michal from Poland
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in January 2016

Backpackers Inn”

Price, Location, Price

We choose this "hotel" because we needed something for two nights in Chinatown. So for the 1st time in our journey, we choose the cheapest from all rooms in that location on Agoda. Normally we did not stay in that kind of places, so we wasn't impressed at all, but you got what you pay for... i think. Room was clean, looks and smell old and odd, but was clean. Bathroom was in bad condition but still, we paid 40RM or something like that, per night, so good we had place where we can take warm shower or shit. Big plus for rooftop breakfasts, this was the best thing for us in that place. Overall if you are used to cheap locations or hostels i think this place is not that bad or maby even good.

Reviewed January 20, 2016

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9.3
Exceptional
Charles from United States
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in November 2015

Great value in Chinatown”

Value, Cleanliness, and location

I didn't eat the rooftop breakfast, but I heard it was good American style. I gave them a 5 star because of the rumors as well as the 100 choices around the Inn. The room was clean, it was safe, and the staff was helpful. It was a 7 minute walk from the train station which was great too.

Reviewed November 21, 2015

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9.2
Exceptional
Gigi from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in May 2017

Exceptional”

nice hostel in chinatown, rooms very basic and shared bathrooms but sweet and helpful, can have your breakfast on the roof

Reviewed August 05, 2017

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8.0
Excellent
Cameron from Australia
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in August 2016

Good”

Very good. Avoid the restaurant directly below the Inn. They tried to pad the bill; charge me for napkin use and ice and sent rice to my table that I didn't order acting as if it was free- which it wasn't, also a 5 percent service charge which is only revealed at bill time. Which I didn't pay. Really pathetic cheap hustle.

Reviewed August 25, 2016

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8.7
Excellent
Hjalmar from Denmark
Couple
Stayed 1 night in January 2016

Weary nice stay”

1. The chefis on the roof top was amazing and has a great personality. 2. Our room felt cool 3. Free hot and cold water

We are not much to stay at the hotels we book for our self, so we searched for the cheapest in the best location. The bed were comfortable and the room was cool enough.

Reviewed January 11, 2016

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8.0
Excellent
Katie from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in March 2016

Good location”

Great location in the heart of Chinatown, breakfast was delicious and staff were helpful . Really needs a lick of paint and a good clean!

Reviewed March 10, 2016

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7.2
Very good
Bethan from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in March 2016

Good shoestring hostel ”

Good location in chinatown, with easy access for the rest of KL. Very reasonable pricing. Shower pressure was non existent and only cold wash laundry available.

Reviewed April 06, 2016

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7.6
Very good
Ondrej from Czech Republic
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in June 2016

Cheap and simple”

We stayed in one of the rooms right behind the reception and it was ok, simple room and quite clean bathrooms. Wouldn´t recommend this place for longer stay, but it´s ok for one or two nights. The price is the cheapest around and the location is really good.

Reviewed July 05, 2016

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7.6
Very good
Ondrej from Czech Republic
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in May 2016

Great for backpackers”

Simple but good for the price, you can meet a lot of another travellers, good location.

Reviewed May 12, 2016

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7.3
Very good
Brent from Canada
Couple
Stayed 1 night in October 2015

Good, cheap place, very basic!”

price, location, location!

Simple place, excellent deal for the location, recommended to all travellers on a budget!

Reviewed October 12, 2015

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7.0
Very good
Paula from Chile
Couple
Stayed 1 night in September 2015

Good quality price relation”

Location, wifi, service

Simple accomodation but good for very cheap price. I expected less. The share toilets were clean and service kind and informative. Only probles is that we had sime bugs on our bed...but thats not very uncommon in cheap hostels across Asia

Reviewed September 26, 2015

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9.3
Exceptional
Rhiana from Philippines
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in October 2015

Nice place to stay. :) :) ”

Hospitable staff, accessible to food stall stalls, near kota raya :)

Spent good time in this hotel. Felt safe and money well spent.

Reviewed October 18, 2015

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6.8
Good
Vanessa from Philippines
Group
Stayed 1 night in February 2017

dirty bed”

it was okay for me until i woke up having bitten by something. i dont think it was a mosquito because our room is close, i think theres something in the bed, it might be mites so i havent slept that day! glad we booked for 1 day. the bites were very terrible. i think they need to clean their beds 🤔

Reviewed March 05, 2017

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7.7
Very good
asrul from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in November 2015

budget transit”

location, transportation and courtesy

Just a one night transit before my proposal defence. Was too busy doing my revision, didn't notice anything bad, actually everything was ok for me except.., the water pressure on the third floor should be better.

Reviewed November 21, 2015

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6.8
Good
Catherine from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in March 2016

Ok for the price ”

Very basic accommodation. Felt a little like a prison cell. Fan room very hot and was difficult to sleep. Clean and ok bathrooms. Great location and wifi ok, we struggled as our room was the furthest away.

Reviewed April 05, 2016

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6.4
Good
Kateryna from Ukraine
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in January 2016

It was ok”

I booked a room for myself, it was pretty ascetic, more like a cell. Staff was kind of ok, but they gave me some tips as for where to go. For the same money I've seen in KL much nicer, cleaner and cosier places, so generally I was happy to check out.

Reviewed February 05, 2016

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4.8
Lorenzo from Italy
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in February 2016

it's nice but the staff is completely not helpfull”

We ask for information about a tour they offer , they have a travel agency inside, the only thing they did is give us a flyer and say you can read..We ask also for towels,no problem if you give us a deposit of 8RM they said... when we wanted to give back the towels they said it was for rent and we will not get any money back.. what a nice service!!!

Reviewed February 06, 2016

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6.4
Good
Mark from Australia
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in March 2016

Not that bad actually”

Excellent location, the single rooms are down their own corridor away from the dorms and I had a good night's uninterrupted sleep. No complaints.

Reviewed April 02, 2016

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8.3
Excellent
Martina from Czech Republic
Couple
Stayed 4 nights in February 2016

Good price in KL”

Location, day porter, free water

We had a good and pleasant stay there, but we were dissapointed because of no blankets for sleeping-it was for deposit include towels and toiletrolls.

Reviewed February 12, 2016

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9.6
Exceptional
Daniel from Poland
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in July 2016

Very good low budget hotel”

Friendly staff, very good location, nice atmosphere. Next year I'm gona back.

Reviewed July 17, 2016

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