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Matahari Lodge Reviews

58-1, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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821 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 68%Facilities

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Great location, very easy to use transport to get any where or to walk places in KL. Really handy having computers available, good wifi and we were able to leave our big luggage there whilst we explored the islands for a few days which has been very helpful!


Very nice and tidy place to stay in the heart of the heritage center! Wonderful location. Definitely recommend :)

  • 12th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Simple, clean, great location. I have stayed here many times for my trips to KL to get a visa at the Thailand embassy. Have always enjoyed my stay and the staff are friendly and helpful! Highly recommend!


True hostel feel (3rd floor), staff makes you feel welcome, guest computers, free coffee/tea all day, excellent location, breakfast toast, jam, pb, single room very basic, just a bed and small metal shelf, no window! book exchange, tv, cozy couches for lounging


The hostel is just located in the perfect place, near to city's historical centre The Old China Town and near to Transportation but the conditions are very bad. Rooms are very small and windowless also the sheets, pillow and blanket they give you look dirty. No closet in the room just a metal bookshelf and no AC in the windowless room just a FAN. Also no WiFi in the room, even in lounge poor signal is! Breakfast was very poor and most of the stuff acting weird kinda a visitor do not want to see.


Very clean, very very high bunks, free lockers in the room and beds are allocated before you go into the room. We stayed in a fan room, but it blew in cold air from the hall way which was had air con which was good but It did make the doors slam. Really close to pasir seni train station just over the road and walking distance to china town. Annoying that the wifi is only available in the breakfast/living room area and not in the rooms. Overall good, would stay again.


Just opposite Pasar Seni LRT station, beside Maybank and 7-Eleven...


Its location is the only really good thing about the hostel. No wifi in the dorm, not really clean (bathrooms are constantly flooded), no atmosphere... sure, its cheap (7,50€ a night) but I've stayed in much better hostels in Asia for that price!


It was a quick stop over. The staff were really helpful at answering our questions. Good facilities for breakfast and good location. The beds were fine and the bathroom clean. We were quite close to the shared bathroom so the commute wasn't too bad.


Good location with heritage trails and spots like Masjid Jamek, Textile museum and Dataran Merdeka walkable from the hotel. Not forgetting Petaling Street which is a 5 mins walk. Helpful and friendly staff.


Matahari Lodge is well-located close to bus and train, 7-11, ATM, Central Market, +street market. Staff are quite friendly, helpful w local +other travel info +tours. 'Breakfast' =wht bread(toaster avail), marg, PnButter, grape jelly. Cold+hot water, tea, pwd creamer, inst coffee avail 24*7. Rooms are quiet +CLEAN, bed comfy, towel provided; toilets*showers are kept clean >>bring own soap, shmp. Desktop comp avail; mgr will print boarding pass fr your email. WiFi, occas spotty, also avail in roo

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