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The Explorers Guesthouse and Hostel Reviews

No 128 & 130 Jalan Tun H.S Lee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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91%

Rating
1611 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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91%

maybe add some curtains on the windows in the lobby everything else was great!


91%

Great location, excellent price and the staff was very attentive and kind, they provided us an umbrella when rain suddenly started one afternoon. What I liked most is that we had the option to pay for a private room. My only suggestion is to have Wifi access in all the hostel floors, I was at the 3rd floor and I had to go down at least to the first floor to get wifi signal, however, still great choice! I recommend it!


77%

This hostel is good, but nothing special. There is a 24/h reception desk, but basicly anybody who buzzes the door bell will get in. The rooms are basic and small, but fine for us. Showers and toilets were clean, breakfast was kinda sad (just toast).


80%

There was no wifi in the rooms/dorms, which is a pain since while there is wifi in the lobby area, often all the seats/sofas are occupied. They also don't have a laundry service. The rooftop terrace is nothing to speak of unfortunately(no shade, and only seats for 6) which is a shame. Other than that, it is a nice place to stay for a stopover.


83%

Location is good, which is close to chinatown, and it's very clean, staff is nice and helpful, I had a great time over there.


100%

The staff were exceptional and the rooms were clean and relatively spacious. There is a nice relaxed atmosphere but the rooftop terrace allows you to drink and party if you want. Location is good enough, with the hostel located quite closely to the monorail and a short bus ride to KL Sentral.


89%

Nice hostel with friendly staff. Free tea and coffee all day, toast for breakfast with a good selection of jams and spreads. Computers to use free of charge and a well-equipped communal area with book exchange, games etc. Showers smelled like wee but I guess that's the disgusting guests and the hostel did a thorough clean regularly. Overall a pleasant place to stay.

  • 24th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Enjoyed my time at the Explorers! Great location. No windows in my room so it was so dark all the time! Loved the rooftop! We went up there at night, nobody was there! A little oasis in the city. Perhaps a little introduction to the area would've been nice, but can't complain too much!


97%

Our stay was really nice- the room, shared showers and toilets were also very very clean. Staff at the desk were really helpful! Thank you!

  • 23rd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Great atmosphere, good place to hangout, sofa with TV like home, 24/7 coffee tea, basic breakfast, free towel with stay, rooms are all you need good size, bagage storage, staff are so friendly, wanted to stay another night but they were fully booked and the staff told us we could come back at any time to hangout and have tea! Awesome place to stay! No complaints at all! We compare all our hostels to how good this place was! Oh yeah and 2 free desktop computers! Showers are awesome too! Enjoy!

  • 22nd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Great hostel! Abundant choices of jam! Thx 😄


97%

Great place only issue was it being fully booked in advance! Book online before you arrive if you turn up it's unlikely you'll get a place.


94%

Always clean. Staff always helpful. Dorm room was large and comfortable with excellent ac. No wifi in the dorm room (on 3rd floor) but the common area was a nice place to relax and meet people! Breakfast was basic but abundant (toast an jams). Location has chinatown, train connections, the lake gardens area all nearby, within walking distance!


97%

We had a very nice time at Explorers Guesthouse where we stayed 3 nights. It was clean, the staff very friendly and helpful. There are buses in front of the door to the central station, it's very close to Chinatown and the Central Market, a nice area. All good for us !


91%

The staff were friendly and helpful. The bathroom was clean all the time. Breakfast was ok (just a toast with jam and coffe or tea). It was loud on the corridor at night... Couldn't sleep during the whole night because of noisy tourists!


100%

very friendly staff

  • 12th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

nice quiet oasis in the middle of the hectic city. Beds are comfy and clean sheets. There is a lot of space and enough showers etc. Staff were friendly. Room I stayed in nice and dark and quiet, great nights sleep!


97%

Great stay here. Friendly and helpful staff. Clean room. Great rooftop. This is a fairly quite hostel - when we were there - but its less than a block away from Chinatown and only 5 minutes from the LRT. LRT is only a 7-8 minute ride to Petronas Towers. Met some cool people.


97%

This was by far one of the best hostel i've ever been to, it has about everything u need/want to make the best of your stay in KL. Two streets away from Central Market/LRT subway. Rooms, showers and WC are spot on! Very nice personel, both EVIE was it? and the guys in the night/takeovershift. Even got the oppertunity to shower again before leaving KL, 8 hours after we checked out!!!!! So cool and so much appreciated :) Did lose my beautiful Suunto Outlander watch though while rushing abit, so..


91%

Very clean. Nice lobby and hangout areas. Free continental breakfast. Friendly staff.


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