Guesthouse Name: Matahari Lodge
Address: 58-1 Jalan Hang Kasturi, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
I stayed at the Matahari Lodge in KL’s Chinatown. I have stayed here before and recalled it being a reliable budget guesthouse in Kuala Lumpur. I booked online for the rate of $12.41 USD.
The cheapo guesthouses in KL are the typical style of Southeast Asia of small rooms that are partitioned with thin walls.
The rooms are basic but if you are a backpacker then you will welcome the private room for not much more than a dorm bed.
The share bathrooms at the these sort of guesthouses can make or break the experience. The Matahari have nice bathrooms; they were always clean, the hot water works, the sinks aren’t clogged, and there is plenty of room in the bathroom to hang clothes.
There is a kitchen with the usual backpacker toast breakfast, but you are in KL so you should be having the Indian breakfast!
There is free wifi and I was got a good signal in my room.
Overall this is a good backpacker guesthouse and ideal if you are transiting through the city.
Book the Matahari Lodge online or search for more hotels in Kuala Lumpur.
For more info on KL visit the Kuala Lumpur Travel Guide and the where to stay in KL guide.