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Birdnest Guesthouse 2

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Stayed here last year over Christmas and loved it. The owner is so friendly and helpful, spent many a days chillin on the rooftop. Cheapest place I could find in the area and it's an ideal location, would definitely recommend for any travellers looking to make pals and keep it cheap

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

On the doorstep of busy Chinatown you enter a different world and will find quiet and clean rooms, fully equipped shared kitchen and spacious common areas for a very affordable price in KL situated right between sentral (trains), pudu (bus terminal) and not far from Bukit Bintang (malls and entertainment).

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

So i stayed here for 1 night(sadly it's full house a day after that 😢) . Once i climb up to the reception counter,2 sweet mat salleh girl welcome me.as i expected i only saw mat salleh stayed there.haha but not a problem at all!eveyone is so nice!staying at a room with bunk bed for only rm20 per head?perfect for...

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Pokhara
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Whenever I'm passing through KL this is always the hostel I choose. Willie the owner is awesome and very helpful. 2 of the times i stayed he took me and others to the large night market on the outskirts of KL. Free coffee all day and use of a kitchen. Best rooms are AC. Nice atmosphere. centrally located. Would definitely...

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is the best place to stay in Kuala Lumpur The relaxed atmosphere, incredible staff & top quality rooms make this the best place to unwind and meet people in KL. It's situated in the most convenient spot. Free city buses outside the door, KL station 1 minute away, Hop-on/Hop-Off tourist buses, China Town & Central Markets around the corner....

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We just walked in and we knew it was nice place. The owner is open to any new idea to improve the place. They always making evening activities that you can join for free. Is a real backpackers place. Best place in KL. The place is clean and is good for the price.

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Germany
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Cool Little "birdsnest" ! Rooms are ok for the price and it's located very central in Chinatown. Trainstation is just few minutes away, food courts and markets too. Just make sure you don't get a room facing the street or you'll have a very noisy night! Would come back!

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

Lovely place with a little back open space and nice big iguana.M aybe hard to find when arriving late at night haha Good location The women's working there were so lovely helping with everything. I'm allergic to Cat but we got the front room wish was very nice as I left left the window open at night and it did...

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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Last April 2016, I and my office friend went to Kuala Lumpur for 2 days. We were there to took some break in the middle of our routines. Before we did it, we searched few trip application and browsed some hostel based on location (near public transportation), cheap like backpackers' needed, clean, and cozy. We surfed that information from travellers'...

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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Based in Chinatown, Birdnest hotel great for backpackers... Such a chilled out vibe! Cats and iguanas (are in a cage) are also in the hostel! Showers and toilets are together... They aren't the cleanest toilets I've been in! Great location! Right next to the Pasar Seni LRT station! Where is also a FREE bus called the GOKL bus... Which is...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Birdsnest 2! After the success of Birdsnest 1, Willi has decided to open a second guest house in Chinatown KL, The new nest opens in July 2012.Birdnest provides backpacker’s sanctuary in the heart of Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur. Willi opened the doors in 2009, and thousands of travellers have passed through since. Birdnest 2 is located on Jalan Hang Kasturi, right in the middle of the atmospheric Chinatown district. It is close to tons of great restaurants, shops, markets and bars.Birdnest is a labour of love, and is a safe, friendly and welcoming place for travelers to relax and meet like-minded people in Kuala Lumpur. ... more   less 

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Address: 1st Floor, | 64 Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: €9 - €17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“All of the rooms are amazing, especially the ones with air-conditioning :)”
 of 5 bubbles chriswB7173WT, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Spend your night on the rooftop, it's a great place to chill”
 of 5 bubbles florint278, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“difficult to sleep in this hostel , very hot - maybe ask for extra fan; may need ear plugs”
 of 5 bubbles wandering_earl, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Many possibilities (single, double, dorm...), make your choice.”
 of 5 bubbles floechloet, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“there is some rooms with bunk bed, it can get pretty warm if you sleep on the top one, so chose the bottom one”
 of 5 bubbles NicolasD62, 7 Mar 2015 | Read review
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