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The Explorers Guesthouse and Hostel

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

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

The location of The Explorers Guesthouse and Hostel is 'exactly where you want to be as a backpacker, with the markets and train stations just a walk away', according to our reviewers. This hostel is centrally located near Chinatown, the Central Market, KL Tower and much more, making it easy to explore the city centre on foot or via the nearby tram station. We particularly like the great views of KL Tower and the Petronas Twin Towers from their rooftop terrace. Many of our guests say they'd recommend this hostel to friends.

Property Description

***Important*** Please read all the information here before proceed to make your booking.

Nestled right in the hub of the vibrant Kuala Lumpur city, our hostel is only a stone's throw away from the famous tourist spots, the Chinatown and the cultural Central Market. Other places of interest such as Merdeka Square, Sri Mariamman Temple, KL City Gallery and Masjid Jamek are all within walking distance from our hostel.

Originally conceptualized by a few global backpackers, we truly understand what backpackers need. Every thought has been given to make your stay a very relaxing experience. We have gone into every detail in order to provide maximum comfort and convenience for our guests. Every room comes with individual controlled air-conditioner and power points. In order to ensure you have a good night sleep, we have chosen high quality full sized mattresses. We have even set up a rooftop terrace so that you can enjoy morning sun and evening breeze!

Plus, we're close to every amenity a backpacker could possibly need. The Pasar Seni LRT/MRT station is a mere 5-minutes' walk away and the KL Sentral Station is only 1 station away There are many buses, convenience stores, money changers, restaurants, pharmacies, ATMs etc nearby. Starbucks Coffee, fast food outlets such as McDonald's, Subway, Nando's, KFC and many more are all within reach!

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Important Notes:

== Check In Policy ==

Check in time - 1500hrs

Check out time - 1200 Noon or a full rate will be applied.

==Deposit==

A CASH security deposit of RM30.00 is required upon check-in. We will refund it to you upon your check-out (terms and conditions apply).

== Late Arrival ==

We have 24-hour reception so you can arrive anytime. You DO NOT have to e-mail/call our hostel if you are going to arrive later than the stated arrival time as we will usually keep your booking until 8 a.m. the following day of your scheduled check-in date..

== Early Arrival ==

If you arrive early, you may leave your luggage (FOC) with us but access to rooms will only be granted after 1500hrs.

== Cancellation / No Show Policy ==

*In case you need to cancel or modify your booking, you may do so via your MyWorld account. Pls follow the instructions provided by Hostelworld.com here http://www.hostelworld.com/supportcentre.php.

*In the event of cancellation or no show, the deposit and booking fees paid to Hostelworld are NON-REFUNDABLE. Kindly refer to Hostelworld’s Conditions in your e-mail confirmation sent by Hostelworld.

== Notes==

Due to the limited capacity of our dorm rooms, we regret that we no longer accept online bookings by local residents for DORMITORY BEDS. All bookings made by local residents for dorm beds shall be considered null and void and the deposits paid online shall not be refundable. Nevertheless, we still accept bookings made by local residents for PRIVATE ROOMS only.

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Sat 23rd June 2018 - Tue 26th June 2018

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 8.1

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 8.2


Latest Reviews

  • 9.4

    Superb

    07 Jun 2018
    Location is perect, right next to china town, pasar sani (easy to take public transport), little india, historical buildings and even Reggae Mansion for some backpacker late night bonding (with the added bonus of being able to sleep). The rooms are tidy, the showers are powerful, and toilets clean. Only negative was the wifi only works in the lobby, but the positive is everyone is together downstairs and it’s really easy to meet people. Loved this hostel, will stay again!!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    18 Jun 2018
    Really nice ambient, the launge is relax and has a cool vibe. The ladies at the front desk were super friendly
    Argentina, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    08 Jun 2018
    Just what I wanted in KL. I am a 7KG traveller and for me it is about location, cleanliness, and the staff. The staff were top, very helpful every time. Thw whole place is super clean and practical.
    New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    12 Jun 2018
    Great location, only problem was the windowless room and room smelt damp.. :(
    Australia, Male, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Not Included

The Explorers Guesthouse and Hostel says

The best thing about our hostel is that we are located in the historical area of Kuala Lumpur, with many great historical sights just within walking distance. These include Sze Ya Temple (opposite our hostel) and Central Market (two streets away) whilst Petaling Street (Chinatown), Merdeka Square, Sri Mariamman Temple, Masjid Jamek, Little India and Old Railway Station are all a few minutes\' walk from our hostel. We recommend visiting the Central Market , the epicentre of Malaysian culture, arts and handicrafts. It was built in 1888 and consists of three lanes-namely Lorong Melayu, Straits Chinese and Lorong India, so named to reflect the various cultures in Malaysia. You may even find a fish spa here which is really interesting for those who have never tried it before! It also houses The Annexe Gallery where you can find local contemporary arts.
We are not a party hostel. Our guests find our hostel a good place to chill and relax and they also use our hostel as a base while travelling to other places/countries as we provide free luggage storage. There's also free Wi-Fi and free coffee and tea! There's even a book exchange, as we believe that books are one of our best companions while travelling.
Our hostel is best suited for those between 18 and 50 years of age. We do not have lifts/elevators; therefore, may not be suitable for those with disabilities. Guests are \'encouraged\' to exercise as our hostel is a four-storey building!

Things to Note

== Check In Policy ==

Check in time - 1500hrs

Check out time - 1200 Noon or a full rate will be applied.

In compliance with the Malaysian Government regulations, a tourism tax of RM10 per room per night shall apply for all private rooms only with effect from 1st September 2017. The tourism tax is not included in the room rate and it does not apply to those staying in dorms.

==Deposit==

A CASH security deposit of RM30.00 is required upon check-in. We will refund it to you upon your check-out (terms and conditions apply).

== Late Arrival ==

We have 24-hour reception so you can arrive anytime. You DO NOT have to e-mail/call our hostel if you are going to arrive later than the stated arrival time as we will usually keep your booking until 8 a.m. the following day of your scheduled check-in date.

== Early Arrival ==

If you arrive early, you may leave your luggage (FOC) with us but access to rooms will only be granted after 1500hrs.

== Cancellation / No Show Policy ==

*In case you need to cancel or modify your booking, you may do so via your MyWorld account. Pls follow the instructions provided by Hostelworld.com here http://www.hostelworld.com/supportcentre.php.

*In the event of cancellation or no show, the deposit and booking fees paid to Hostelworld are NON-REFUNDABLE. Kindly refer to Hostelworld’s Conditions in your e-mail confirmation sent by Hostelworld.

== Notes==

Due to the limited capacity of our dorm rooms, we regret that we no longer accept online bookings by local residents for DORMITORY BEDS. All bookings made by local residents for dorm beds shall be considered null and void and the deposits paid online shall not be refundable. Nevertheless, we still accept bookings made by local residents for PRIVATE ROOMS only.


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