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Birdnest Guesthouse 2

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Reviewed 20 October 2015

I 'spontaneously' spent about 4 months in birdnest and in the end it was hard to leave. I loved the artistic atmosphere and with some paintings and drawings I supported Willi, the super nice owner, with his new guesthouse. Also the staff and two cats are lovely and the personal contact as well as the cozy furnishing gives you a...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 September 2015

My stay was overshadowed by the little lake cat urine I found my shoes lying in on the morning of my departure. If you stay at birdnest, make sure to not leave your shoes on the stairs as the cat walk around freely (my shoes werent the only ones that were wet). The smell of cat urine is very penetrant...

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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

it was really cheaper but our room had a bugs infection. they have some animals in the hostel and the room was too hot and we had problems for sleeping. we nevertheless will return there. the hostel has a good location, it is close to train station and china town.

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1Thank aleixaleix
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 4 September 2015

I stayed 10 days in Birdnest Guest House in July 2015. I checked the reviews on Tripadvisor beforehand and I was satisfied once arrived. Willi, who runs the place is a very nice guy, he gave me some tips what to visit in the city. Also there are always fellow backpackers to hang out with, very open minded and lovely...

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Chur, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We stayed here for three nights and then came back for another two nights. We stayed in the fan room and really enjoyed it. The bed was clean and there is a good vibe in the hostel. The wifi was okay. I have to admit there are not many toilets/showers - only 4 but they were also always clean. The...

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Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for 2 days and came back later for 2 days just because the athmosphere was so relaxed. So many people With great storys to Tell and on top of tjat they have a fantastic rooftop terrace where you feel like you are all reserved and alone in the middel og KL, Big thumbs up for the place....

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Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Words cannot describe how much this hostel feels like home. The staff are so friendly , the place is so comfortable, and the vibe is just perfect. Being right next to Chinatown we thought the glowing reviews would come with a heavy price tag, but we were so wrong! RM40 for a fan double room or RM60 with air con....

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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

So the positives first: Birdnest felt safe, and the crowd is really chill. Kids as well as more "mature" travelers were there, and there was no drug vibe. Now everything else. First, the non AC rooms are unbearably hot. They are a box with not ventilation and just a small fan to make sure you don't suffocate. The rooms are...

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Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We were extremely surprised upon arriving at the guesthouse that so many people had given it such glowing reviews. This is a pretty shabby hostel that is incredibly hot. The sheets on all the beds looked at least five years old and the towels were barely usable. The fans in the rooms barely kept it cool enough to fall asleep....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Owl have to be honest with you, this is one of the best places we've feather stayed. Toucan relax and rejuvenate at this lovely guest house, with Chinatown around the corner. We've been raven about it to all of our friends. The rooms are clean and eminently affordable, with a laid back and welcoming atmosphere and easy to get to...

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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 

Additional Information about Birdnest Guesthouse 2

Address: 1st Floor, | 64 Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: €5 - €10 (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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