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Sama Sama Express KL International Airport

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Sama Sama Express is a small hotel for layover passengers to rest, take a shower and freshen up. The rooms are basic without windows but are comfortable and have things like coffee maker, shower with towels and other stuff. Recommended for people with layovers - however some windows and more food choices can help the hotel.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean simple rooms, nice staff and you can't be the location. I was out my door and at my gate in minute. Perfect if you have a long layover at KL. Pricing is in four hour blocks too! Always cook to have a view of an active taxiway, but no noise at all.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Took their 6-hr day package for 65$ approx. Honestly, this is the only option airside- the other one (Snooze) I think is closed. If you have a visa, better check into the Sama-Sama hotel next to the terminal. The room & the bed was tiny- not even big enough to stretch my legs. I could not work out the light...

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Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Being able to have a shower and a great sleep before flying on was fantastic. Rooms had everything we needed, very clean and beds were comfortable. Easy and quick booking in with very helpful counter staff.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a 10 hour layover at KLIA airport and decided to book this hotel to get a quick nap and shower. The room is decent, the staff are not very polite but given the high price we definitely expect more.

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely terrible place!!! Don't bother staying at this hotel. I checked in expecting to pay £98 for a 12 hour stop over... it ended up costing £158 due to taxes! The lady at the desk was rude and very unhelpful. Our room was smelly and had no window! Breakfast was vile!!!! It was freezing cold and just horrible. Never ever...

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Chester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were given this free by Malaysia airlines as they cancelled a connecting flight and had 8 hours to kill at KL. Even though it was free I still feel hard done by because it was so awful. Dark corridors, tired room, cold shower. Free food was warm at best. The funniest thing is that we had been hoping it...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here when Malaysian air changed our flights from NZ to UK. We had a day time room with one meal included. Firstly I have to say the the hotel is ideally situated for any stop over It is right in the center of the airport without having to navigate through the passport control or immigration. Next to Gate...

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Iqmal M, Manager at Sama Sama Express KL International Airport, responded to this review

Dear Alan P, Thank you for taking your time to review our hotel. I have taken the liberty to review your specific comment made with the relevant personnel and agree that your dining experience was not memorable for the right reason. We will revisit our operating procedure and it's execution. Please accept my apologies for the inconvenience caused and we...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there for 9 hours because we had longer stopover and we couldn't go out of the airport. I'm glad that we had opportunity to stay in transit area hotel. No need to sleep at the airport on the chairs. Rooms could be little bit more cleaner coz they are so small so their should not be much to clean....

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Iqmal M, Manager at Sama Sama Express KL International Airport, responded to this review

Dear Rainer G, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. We look forward to see you again. Regards, Mohd Iqmal / Sama-Sama Express KL International Airport

Mandurah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first experience of a transit stopover and we were quite impressed. Sama Sama was easily located within the terminal. Booking in was quick and easy. We were in our room within 20 minutes of getting off the plane. The overnighter serv ed its purpose very well . The reception area is spartan but clean.This stay was overnight...

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Iqmal M, Manager at Sama Sama Express KL International Airport, responded to this review

Dear Robert M, Thank you so much for your review "Sama Sama overnight experience". We look forward to see you again. Mohd Iqmal / Sama-Sama Express KL International Airport

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sama Sama Express Transit Hotel is conveniently located in the Satellite Building adjacent to Gate C5 at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Hotel guests do not need to clear Malaysian Customs and Immigration on arrival to access this hotel, and if they are on a layover between flights. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sama Sama Express KL International Airport

Address: Mezzanine Level, Satellite A Building | Mezzanine Level, Satellite A Building, KLIA, Sepang 64000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Selangor > Sepang District > Sepang
Price Range: €56 - €116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sama Sama Express KL International Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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“Room 116 was fine. clean comfortable with a view of the aircraft.”
 of 5 bubbles AlanP943, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“there may be a few rooms that actually look out to the world but you'd have to ask”
 of 5 bubbles Straitgate, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms were all quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles CassieCheshire, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms not facing where the airplanes park or where the gates are, might get a better sleep if you are sensitive to sound.”
  • More view of the room
  • The quaint bathroom
  • Yup that's a plane right outside my window
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 of 5 bubbles SuezJa, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Note the booking will be for 6 hours. You can add hours at reception?”
 of 5 bubbles tonygV8877AI, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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