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Bird Nest Guest House I

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 June 2013

very cheap and very good location next to chinatown, friendly owner, but worst matrass (very bumpy) ever in a hostel! cat's piss smell in the corridors... maybe you'll have better luck at the birdnest 2?

1Thank Anne B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2013 via mobile

This place is ok, cheap with a great location in Chinatown. However it does stink of cat's piss! Jess the cat is a rogue, personally I would feed her to the iguanas. If you can overlook the smell its probably a good place. Floorboards are pretty noisy as well, but it's an old shophouse so don't think much can be...

Thank deewii
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Stayed with 3 other friends in a 4-bed room, with our own private toilet, so it seems more like a budget hotel for us than a hostel. Reached way before our check-in time but was rushing to Sunway Lagoon and deposited our bags there at the reception. Willie was awesome and helped us look after our belongings while we enjoyed...

1Thank thehuimin
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Bird Nest 1 is only 20 steps away from the gate into China Town. It is a very welcoming place with a nice area in the back to relax and meet other people (living room-feeling). They also have a cat. The owner is one of the nicest guy I met here! The rooms are cheap, good backpackers place.

Thank sanne m
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 May 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights after reading great trip advisor reviews and wasn't disappointed. Fantastic china town location, near central market, train stations and GOKL free bus stop. The rooms are small but who cares as there are 2 nice areas to chill out, play jenga, swap travel stories with other guests. There are 2 showers, one with hot water...

1Thank anita_abs
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Birdnest is a great place to stay and a great place to hang out and meet people, they have a good selection of rooms to suit your comfort , as well as free wifi and a cool area to hang out and chat to other bird nesters. I even got several travel ideas from these guys. Id recommend this place...

Thank Josh_W_2903
Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Read about this place here on TA, but did not know where it was. Came to chinatown at 1 in the morning, and it was the first hotel I found, and they let me in! The prices are reasonable, they have a cooking area, a really beautiful livingroom, a super awesome cat, to gekkos (or something) and a nice semi-terrace...

1Thank Stacy P
Gimmelwald, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Were there 2 rats in the common terrace? Yes, is there smell of cat pee in the stairs? Yes, is the matress about 2 cm thick and about 100 years old? Yes, none of it mattered, loved it anyway, Willie is so nice, love Jackie the cat, sooo cheap, met loads of very cool people there, felt like home, stayed...

Thank SolveigAsa
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Great cozy, clean and cheap place. Great location just next to the petaling market, with a terrace with kitchen and free coffee/tea where just hung out with cool people from the guethouse. You get useful information of where to go and how to move into the city and possibility to get great deals for tickets to visit the Petronas, the...

Thank monicasa_13
Cuenca, Ecuador
Reviewed 24 April 2013

Birdnest Guesthouse is a great place for backpackers. My wife and I stayed here for four days in a private room with a bunk bed. At 35RM/night for the room, it's the cheapest place we've seen in KL. If you're looking for luxury, look elsewhere, as Birdnest is definitely a no-frills, strictly basics backpacker spot. But there's free wi-fi, friendly...

2Thank Jason A

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Birdnest Guesthouse is a budget backpackers in the heart of Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur. We have dormitories, single, double and triple rooms, with or without AC, a communal chill-out and kitchen area, book exchange and free WIFI ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bird Nest Guest House I

Address: 135 1st Floor Jalan, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: $6 - $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“NEVER take a room towards the street, there is a bus station and even during the night it doesnt really calm down..”
 of 5 bubbles mirekLeipzig, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Choose air con room”
 of 5 bubbles Laurenc107, 14 Dec 2014 | Read review
“If you having a Malay/local features on you, ignore this hostel. They discriminate you although you come just to find your friend.”
 of 5 bubbles AsianEDM, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street are a quite noisy”
 of 5 bubbles AdriSma, 15 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Rooms away from the main road would be quieter, but without windows, we had a road facing room which was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles seano694, 31 Jan 2014 | Read review
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