Faces of
Malaysia
Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Red Palm

address: Red Palm, 5, Tengkat Tong Shin, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - phone: +60 3 2143 1279 - email: mail@redpalm-kl.com
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	Our favourite hostel in KL closed 2015. RIP Red Palm. We miss you!!!</p>

Our favourite hostel in KL closed 2015. RIP Red Palm. We miss you!!!

Red Palm contact information

phone: +60 3 2143 1279
website

Red Palm prices / booking

6-Bed Dorm: RM 30 per Bed
Single: RM 55
Double: RM 75
Twin: RM 75
Triple: RM 105

maximum capacity: 13 people

Price Range

Red Palm was a small, relaxed and very personal hostel in a colonial 2-storey pre-war house in Bukit Bintang and the reason why www.backpackingmalaysia.com exists.
Try Travellers Palm Lodge if you looking for a small hostel with a similar approach.


Lounge
The difference to other hostels and guesthouses in the area is that the ground floor of Red Palm is dedicated as a common area (instead of stuffing as many rooms in as possible) with a big lounge with tv area, computer desks,  a small kitchen and a reading corner


tv area, Red Palm Hostel
tv area


location on Tengkat Tong Shin
Red Palm is located on Tengkat Tong Shin, house number 5 (with the red balcony doors), located between Anggung Boutique Hotel and the Indian restaurant TG's Nasi Kandar


computer
computer area


kitchen
kitchen


reading corner
reading corner

Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

Fernloft KL @ Chinatown

Hostel near Central Market and Chinatown, branch of Fernloft group of hostels Singapore

Classic Inn Budget Hotel

Budget Hotel near Bukit Bintang, located just behind Berjaya Times Square shopping mall

Attractions

Lake Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur

Lake Titiwangsa - also known as Taman Tasik Titiwangsa - is a recreational park and lake north of downtown Kuala Lumpur with good photo opportunities and the adjacent Istana Budaya, an arts and culture centre.

Genting Highlands, Kuala Lumpur

Genting Highlands is resort city on a mountain top (1800m above sea level), about 55km north-east of Kuala Lumpur with Malaysia's only casinos and theme parks, restaurants and hotels.