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8.4

Excellent

98 reviews

98 reviews

Housekeeping5
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9.1

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Parking
Available
Walkable places
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple

50 m

Kasturi Walk

60 m

Si Yuang Gallery

60 m

The Warehouse

60 m

Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur

100 m

Popular landmarks
Central Market

280 m

KL Bird Park

890 m

Menara Kuala Lumpur

1.4 km

Jalan Alor

1.5 km

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

2.0 km

Closest landmarks
Maybank Forex Counter

110 m

Reggae Bar

160 m

Purple Cane Tea Arts

180 m

Purple Cane Tea House

190 m

Chinatown Liquor Shop

190 m

Leo Backpackers @ Central Market

No 6, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50000 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Chinatown, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Petronas Twin Towers. As an added bonus, restaurant is provided on-site to conveniently serve your needs.

Highlights

Located in heart of Kuala Lumpur

Check-in [24-hour]

100 meters to public transportation

Inside city center

110 meters to Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur

Hygiene Plus

This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Health and Medical
First aid kit
Doctor/nurse on call
Important announcement -- "Due to on-going covid-19, the hotel does not accept any bookings that are intended for "Quarantine"."

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Contactless check-in/out

Laundry service

Restaurants

Room service

Wi-Fi in public areas

Your dates are popular among travelersPopular destination! Properties in Kuala Lumpur are being booked every minute!
Value for money8.7
Distance to city center1.7 km
Location rating9.1
Nearest airportSultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)
Distance to airport16.0 km

Rooms available at Leo Backpackers @ Central Market

1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Female Only
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 bunk bed
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Bunk Bed in Female Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 bunk bed
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Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 bunk bed
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BASIC SHARED DORMITORY,MIXED DORM
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  • Room size: 6 m²/65 ft²
  • Shower
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Basic Dormitory
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  • Room size: 6 m²/65 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 PERSON IN 32-BED DORMITORY - FEMALE ONLY
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  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Female Only (1 bunk bed)
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    Basic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Twin Bunk Bed)
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        Frequently asked questions

        What time is check-in and check-out at Leo Backpackers @ Central Market?

        Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:30 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The front desk is always open, day or night.

        How do I get to Leo Backpackers @ Central Market?

        For those who wish to drive their own cars, Leo Backpackers @ Central Market has a car park right on site for maximum convenience.

        What is the smoking policy at Leo Backpackers @ Central Market?

        Leo Backpackers @ Central Market does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

        What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Leo Backpackers @ Central Market?

        The closest train, metro, or bus station to Leo Backpackers @ Central Market is Pasar Seni, 100 m away.

        What restaurants are nearby Leo Backpackers @ Central Market?

        Restaurants including Betel Leaf, Merchant's Lane and Hakka Restaurant are popular in Leo Backpackers @ Central Market’s neighborhood which is known as Chinatown.

        What popular shopping places are close to Leo Backpackers @ Central Market?

        Shopping options in Leo Backpackers @ Central Market’s Chinatown neighborhood include Si Yuang Gallery, The Warehouse and Gilasco.

        What are popular attractions near Leo Backpackers @ Central Market?

        Leo Backpackers @ Central Market’s location in the Chinatown neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Gallery and Merdeka Square.

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        What people love about Leo Backpackers @ Central Market

        • 9.6

          Exceptional
          Staff 

          "Friendly staff, and clean place."

          Dawoud

          |

          October 8, 2022

        • 8.8

          Excellent
          Location

          "The hostel it's in a very nice location, very near Chinatown and next to the central market, a block away from the subway station!"

          Mario

          |

          August 12, 2022

        • 9.2

          Exceptional
          Location

          "The location is strategically perfect as it is located in the centre of both Pasar Seni and Masjid Jamek station."

          anne

          |

          July 30, 2022

        Property ranking|Compared to 8,326 Kuala Lumpur properties
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        Location score
        9/10
        Value for money score
        8.6/10
        Service score
        8.6/10
        Room size
        60 sqm.
        Better than
        97
        %
        of Kuala Lumpur properties
        Better than
        96
        %
        of Kuala Lumpur properties
        Better than
        96
        %
        of Kuala Lumpur properties
        Bigger than
        96
        %
        of Kuala Lumpur properties
        Overall rating:

        8.4

        Excellent
        98 reviews
        Cleanliness
        8.0
        Facilities
        7.9
        Location
        9.1
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        More about Leo Backpackers @ Central Market

        More about Leo Backpackers @ Central Market

        Leo Backpackers @ Central Market

        See the best of Kuala Lumpur with a stay at Leo Backpackers @ Central Market, which puts you right in the city center amidst the many sights and landmarks. With its convenient location, you can easily access to the city's must-see destinations. Sampling the authentic culture of Kuala Lumpur is easy with a stay at Leo Backpackers @ Central Market, just 2.4 km from Petronas Twin Towers. Explorers need the best transportation options, and Terminal Bersepadu Selatan is just 7.4 km away from Leo Backpackers @ Central Market, giving your stay the added convenience of accessing one of the city's main transportation systems.
        The range of services provided by Leo Backpackers @ Central Market ensures all travelers get the most out of their stay. Post your pictures and answer your emails whenever you want, with the hostel's free Wi-Fi internet access. Parking is always available, provided by the hostel for their driving guests. The hostel's on-site laundry service helps you keep your favorite travel outfits clean so you can pack less.
        In-room conveniences include room service and daily housekeeping, so you can relax and enjoy your stay. The hostel is entirely non-smoking, ensuring a clean air environment.
        Guestrooms at Leo Backpackers @ Central Market are fitted with all the amenities travelers need. The hostel provides air conditioning in some rooms for the benefit of guests. Leo Backpackers @ Central Market also provides a hair dryer in some of its bathrooms for your convenience.


        Dining and things to do

        Never let hunger affect your travel plans! Restaurants on-site provide convenient and tasty dining options.


        Around the property

        This is your chance to explore all that Kuala Lumpur has to offer. Pose in front of Menara Kuala Lumpur located 1.3 km away, and you can always show your friends the time you went to Kuala Lumpur.


        Reasons to stay here

        This hostel scores higher than 96% of the city's accommodations on value for money
        This hostel scores higher than 97% of accommodations in the city for its location.
        This hostel stands out for its staff and service, scoring higher than 96% of the city's accommodation.

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        Amenities and facilities

        Very good
        Facilities

        7.9

        Languages spoken
        • English
        • Chinese [Mandarin]
        • Malay
        Internet access
        • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
        • Internet services
        • Wi-Fi in public areas
        Dining, drinking, and snacking
        • Restaurants
        • Room service
        Cleanliness and safety
        • Anti-viral cleaning products
        • Body thermometer
        • Cashless payment service
        • Daily disinfection in all rooms
        • Daily disinfection in common areas
        • Doctor/nurse on call
        • Face coverings on staff
        • First aid kit
        • Free face masks
        • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
        • Hand sanitizer
        • Hot water linen and laundry washing
        • Hygiene certification
        • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
        • Professional-grade sanitizing services
        • Protective screens in common areas
        • Room sanitization opt-out available
        • Rooms sanitized between stays
        • Shared stationery removed
        • Staff trained in safety protocol
        • Temperature check for guests and staff
        Services and conveniences
        • Air conditioning in public area
        • Contactless check-in/out
        • Daily housekeeping
        • Elevator
        • Facilities for disabled guests
        • Laundry service
        • Smoke-free property
        • Smoking area
        Access
        • Check-in [24-hour]
        • Front desk [24-hour]
        • Non-smoking rooms
        • Pets allowed
        Getting around
        • Car park [on-site]

        Location

        No 6, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50000
        Exceptional
        Location

        9.1

        Airports
        • Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)
          16.0 km
        • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
          44.6 km
        Public transportation
        • Pasar Seni
          100 m
        • LRT Train Station - Pasar Seni
          120 m
        Hospital or clinic
        • Kheng Dental Surgery
          250 m
        Shopping
        • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
          2.0 km
        Convenience store
        • 7 Eleven
          90 m
        Cash withdrawal
        • ATM
          160 m

        What's nearby

        Popular landmarks
        • Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
          100 m
        • Central Market
          280 m
        • KL Bird Park
          890 m
        • Menara Kuala Lumpur
          1.4 km
        • Jalan Alor
          1.5 km
        • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
          2.0 km
        • KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway
          2.2 km
        • Aquaria KLCC
          2.3 km
        • Petronas Twin Towers
          2.4 km
        • KLCC Park
          2.5 km
        Nearby landmarks
        • Sri Maha Mariamman Temple
          50 m
        • Kasturi Walk
          60 m
        • Si Yuang Gallery
          60 m
        • The Warehouse
          60 m
        • Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
          100 m
        • Pasar Seni
          100 m
        • Impressions
          110 m
        • Maybank Forex Counter
          110 m
        • LRT Train Station - Pasar Seni
          120 m
        • Gilasco
          120 m
        Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

        Property policies

        Children and extra beds

        Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

        All children are welcome.

        Infant 0-1 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
        Children 2-12 year(s)
        Must use an extra bed
        If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
        Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
        Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
        Others
        • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

        Some helpful facts

        Check-in/Check-out
        • Check-in from14:00
        • Check-out until12:30
        Getting around
        • Distance from city center1.7 km
        The property
        • Number of rooms 32

        Property announcements

        Due to on-going covid-19, the hotel does not accept any bookings that are intended for "Quarantine".

        Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the property can currently only accept bookings from essential workers. Identification, reasonable evidence of work qualification, and/or any documents as required by law must be presented at check-in. Please contact the property for more information.

        Reviews of Leo Backpackers @ Central Market from real guests

        Provided by verified guests of Agoda
        8.4
        /
        10
        Cleanliness8.0
        Facilities7.9
        Location9.1
        Service8.7
        Value for money8.7
        High score for Kuala Lumpur
        Rating
        9+ Exceptional (8)
        8-9 Excellent (7)
        7-8 Very Good (7)
        6-7 Good (4)
        <6 Below Expectation (10)
        Time of the year
        Mar - May (4)
        Jun - Aug (10)
        Sep - Nov (14)
        Dec - Feb (8)
        All guests (98)
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        8.4
        Excellent
        Nurul from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 1 night in September 2019

        Excellent”

        Even though they didn't give any locker to put your things, each bed is covered by curtain. Thus, it is safe to keep you belonging and it is very privacy. The toilets space is limited and please bring your own toiletries. BTW, if you want a great sleep experience, do bring along an earplug. Overall, don't have much to complaint as the price is very reasonable compare to others.

        Reviewed September 11, 2019

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        9.6
        Exceptional
        Farizul from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 6 nights in March 2020

        Recommended Hotel”

        https://farizulikhmal.wixsite.com/farizone/post/leo-leisure-hotel-a-nomadic-life

        Reviewed June 21, 2020

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        8.8
        Excellent
        Farizul from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 1 night in March 2020

        Recommended Hotel”

        https://farizulikhmal.wixsite.com/farizone/post/leo-leisure-hotel-a-nomadic-life

        Reviewed June 21, 2020

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        8.4
        Excellent
        mohd from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 1 night in October 2019

        Excellent”

        Value for money

        Reviewed October 23, 2019

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        8.4
        Excellent
        Farizul from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 7 nights in March 2020

        Recommended Hotel”

        https://farizulikhmal.wixsite.com/farizone/post/leo-leisure-hotel-a-nomadic-life

        Reviewed June 21, 2020

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        7.2
        Very good
        YEYE from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 1 night in September 2019

        Best location”

        Letak hotel dekat dengan atraksi

        Reviewed September 10, 2019

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        6.8
        Good
        YEYE from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 1 night in September 2019

        best location”

        lokasi dan staff ok

        Reviewed September 07, 2019

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        5.2
        Muhammad from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 13 nights in May 2022

        Worse Hostel”

        + Staffs are nice and really helpful + Location is great and near to almost with everything. - Bed, pillow smell like a sweat - Toilet never been cleaned - Noisy - The worst part is there's one crazy guy stay next to my bed. He talking by himself. Accused me with "talking s#it" about him. Pick a fight with me from the day he enter the hostel until I check out.

        Reviewed June 03, 2022

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        4.8
        Ossama from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 1 night in June 2022

        Acceptable”

        FULL of mosquitoes. No fans for your bed and the central AC isn't cold enough.

        Reviewed June 11, 2022

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        2.0
        Oliver from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        Stayed 1 night in February 2018

        The worst accommodation I had in Malaysia”

        1 shared room with approx. 20 beds, bed sheets dirty, bathroom as well and the best: they will fully charge you the RM 10 tax added to the price Agoda is showing - they are obviously cheating! Never again.

        Reviewed February 18, 2018

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Fish from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 1 night in November 2019

        ok”

        ok

        Reviewed December 16, 2020

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        8.4
        Excellent
        mohd from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 1 night in September 2019

        Excellent”

        ok

        Reviewed October 23, 2019

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        2.0
        Ali from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
        Stayed 1 night in January 2023

        Acceptable”

        They charged me 10 rm more than i payed in agoda for dormitory .

        Reviewed January 25, 2023

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        8.4
        Excellent
        Ahmed from Pakistan
        Solo traveler
        Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
        Stayed 5 nights in December 2022

        Excellent”

        Need maintenance of the toilets

        Reviewed December 23, 2022

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        6.4
        Good
        Shohei from Singapore
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 3 nights in December 2022

        OK to stay for 1-2 days.”

        First day, it was not bad cos many foreign backpackers were in the dorm room. Needless to say, they know the normal manner to use the dorm room. Second and third day, no foreign backpackers in the dorm room, instead, Local people(worker?, family?) stayed there. They didn’t know the normal manner to use the dorm room. So, even at 1am, 2am ,3am 4am and 5am (almost every 1 hour) they talked together and made sounds a lot during our normal sleeping time. Then, I couldn’t sleep at all. I think the Local people must understand the proper manner to use the dorm room. It’s not their own house. If the guests are all foreign backpackers, I can stay there again.

        Reviewed December 22, 2022

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        6.8
        Good
        TAN from Singapore
        Solo traveler
        Bunk Bed in Female Dormitory Room
        Stayed 1 night in December 2022

        Solo traveler ”

        Solo traveler in female dormitory for 1 day overnight, reached at night and left early in the morning. Okay for the price.

        Reviewed December 21, 2022

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        7.6
        Very good
        Bradley from United States
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 2 nights in November 2022

        Ok for solo male”

        Not too bad, has AC in men’s common area, quiet as well. One of the better cheap hostels. However, keep an eye on your stuff, I didn’t feel comfortable leaving valuables around.

        Reviewed November 29, 2022

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        6.8
        Good
        Hong from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 1 night in November 2022

        Good”

        backpacker toilet bot clean. aircon very cold. car park hard to find.. suitablenfor backpacker foreigner without car

        Reviewed November 05, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Dawoud from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 1 night in October 2022

        Cool place…”

        I love to stay here more and more

        Reviewed November 02, 2022

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        7.2
        Very good
        Mohamad from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        1 person in 32-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
        Stayed 6 nights in September 2022

        Good but ...”

        I don't like Chinese girl (receptionist) because of unfriendly.

        Reviewed October 28, 2022

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