Hostel Cosmopolitan

No. 73 & 75 Jalan Haji Hussein, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  views

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FREE DESKTOP INTERNET (unlimited usage) - 4 computers

FREE WiFi (unlimited usage) - available in common areas & rooms

FREE USE OF LOCKERS - each guest will get a metal security locker to keep your valuables.

LAUNDRY RM15 (per 5kg load)

(You Can Cook Your Own Food)
(we have gas cooker, pots & pans, microwave oven)

DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL PAY (prepaid card & coin) PHONES ! Rates as low as USD0.05 per minute to the U.S.A. or the U.K.

NO CURFEW - free access round-the-clock


Discounts Available Upon Request (Terms & Conditions apply) for :

- Long-Stay Guests :
5% discount for Day 8th onwards

Selected Nationalities will enjoy 5% discount from Day 1 :
- All 10 ASEAN countries (Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines, Myanmar, Brunei)

- Indian subcontinent countries (India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan)

- selected East-Asian countries (China, Taiwan)
(more countries to be announced soon !

Terms & Conditions apply. E-mail us for details.

T E R M S & C O N D I T I O N S (i m p o r t a n t)

Please notify us directly of any changes/cancellation on your confirmed booking 72 hours ahead of your original stated time of arrival. Failure to do so will result in your credit card being charged for the WHOLE AMOUNT DUE. Please DO NOT book if you are not sure of honoring your booking contract !

Hostel Cosmopolitan imposes an alcohol-free and smoke-free policy in our premises upon recommendations from majority of our previous guests. We are basically an accommodation provider for all ages & guests' stress-free stay is our utmost priority.

'No-Shows' will result in your credit card being charged the WHOLE AMOUNT DUE.

The Hostel has a resident cat on site, so those with an allergy may not want to stay here. Not for the faint-heart too ... ha ha !

The Hostel

- The cozy and airy Common Lounge has :-
- a ceiling-to-floor glass wall with a view of the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) & Grand Seasons Hotel (tallest hotel in KL)
- a 29' colour TV with over 40 channels including HBO, Cinemax, StarMovies, ESPN, Sports Channels, CNN, BBC, Al-Jazeera, Bloomberg, V-Channel, Mtv, etc.

-Premises is equipped with a lift/elevator in a new & modern 5-storey building.

- CCTV surveillance 24-hours in common areas. PIN Code to enter hostel.

- Sufficient common bathrooms with separate shower & toilet cubicles (western sitting toilets). We have a total of 6 shower cubicles & 8 toilet cubicles, so no need to wait at all !

- In-house Laundry for only RM15 per load (max.5kg per load). Express Service also available for RM20, ready within 10 hours.

- Luggage storage (for a small fee), kitchen facility, & ironing corner available.

- Reception Opens : 8am - 11pm (however, check-in is available 24 hrs, subject to advance notice). Access to the room/bed is at 14:00 & beyond (earlier if available).

- Transport assistance from KL Sentral to the Hostel & vice versa (from midnight to 6am) may be available. Charges apply.

Regular Check-in Time : 2.00 pm
Regular Check-out Time : 11.00am
Late Check-out (between 11am-6pm = 50% charge, beyond 6pm = 100%)
Early Check-in before 2.00pm is also available subject to room availability (extra charges apply)


Basic Single-Private / Basic Double-Private / Basic Twin-Private Rooms
With individual fan & centrally air-conditioned. The rooms are without external windows. Shared bathroom. Lockers available. Bed sheet, towel, blanket provided.

Standard Single-Private / Standard Double-Private / Standard Twin-Private Rooms
Each room has individual air-conditioner, without external windows, & has attached bathroom. Lockers available. Bedsheet, towel, blanket provided.

Basic 8-bed Female Dorm & Basic 10-bed Mixed Dorm
Individually air-conditioned & fan. Rooms are without external windows. Small metal lockers located in the hallway. Bed sheet provided. Towel & blanket available for rental.

Basic 4-bed Mixed Fan Dorm
With fan only (no A/C). Room is without external windows. Small metal lockers located in the hallway. Bed sheet provided. Towel & blanket available for rental.

Basic 12-bed Mixed Fan Dorm
With fan only (no A/C). Room has city/street view. Small metal lockers located in the hallway. Bed sheet provided. Towel & blanket available for rental. This dorm has an 'open' concept, i.e. with only curtains & no solid door, but has the best view of the street in front from the 3rd Floor.

Standard 6-bed Mixed A/C Dorm
Room is individually air-conditioned & without external windows. Each bunk-bed has a night-light, power socket, & large metal locker near each bed. Bed sheet provided. Towel & blanket available for rental.

At Hostel Cosmopolitan, you'll get the best deal in town & best value for your money !

Come see for yourself to believe it !

We are not No.1 (yet), so we try harder !


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVD's
  • Elevator
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire


Our Full Address :

No. 73 & 75, Jalan Haji Hussein,
(we are located between 7-Eleven & Klinik Lee)
Off Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz,
District of Chow Kit & Kampung Baru,
50300 Kuala Lumpur

(nearest landmark : Monorail - Chow Kit station, just 1 minute walk away)

We are also 1 min walk from the 20-storey Hotel Brisdale (which is opposite Chow Kit Fire Station) on Jalan Haji Hussein.

WE STRONGLY ADVISE YOU TO PRINT OUT OUR LOCATION MAP (photo no.4) !!! You'll regret not doing so ; )

Directions for your Malay-speaking taxi driver
'Hotel ini berada di Jalan Haji Hussein (off Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz) & bersebelahan kedai runcit 7-Eleven. Hotel ini juga amat dekat dengan Hotel City Villa, Hotel Brisdale, dan Balai Bomba Chow Kit, semuanya di Jalan Haji Hussein. Dari stesen Monorel di Chow Kit, hotel ini cuma 100 meter jauhnya.'

Reference :

'Jalan' = street / road / avenue

'Lorong' = lane

'Monorail' / 'LRT' / 'KTM Komuter' = commuter trains / subway / metro / underground / tube


Note :
Kuala Lumpur is served by 2 commercial airports. The main & newer airport is the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang which is 67km south of the city centre, while the other one is the smaller & older airport called Sultan Abdul Aziz Airport (SAAS) in Subang, 30km west of the city centre. SAAS currently only used by Firefly & Berjaya Air for both domestic & international routes. All other airlines fly out from KLIA from either the Main Terminal (KLIA-Main) or the Low-Cost Carrier Terminal (KLIA-LCCT)

From Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), go to KL Sentral Terminal:

If arriving at the KLIA-Main Terminal:
- take the quarter-hourly fast-speed KLIA Ekspres train (28 minutes, RM35.00), or
- take the half-hourly 'Airport Coach' bus(75 minutes, RM10.00).

If arriving at the KLIA-Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT):
- take the half-hourly 'SkyBus' bus (75 minutes, RM9.00), or
- take the half-hourly 'AeroBus' bus (75 minutes, RM8.00),

(There is also a shuttle bus from LCCT to the Main Terminal (and vice versa) for RM1.50 (20 mins one-way) if you prefer taking the KLIA Ekspress to KL Sentral Terminal).

Airport Taxi from either the Main or LCC Terminal, costs approximately RM75 per car (with 50% midnight surcharge for travels between 00:00 - 06:00).

From KL Sentral Terminal:
- take the intra-city commuter train, 'Monorail', to its Chow Kit station (17 minutes, RM2.50).
Note : The KL Sentral 'Monorail' station is not located within the KL Sentral building but 5 minutes walk across the street called 'Jalan Tun Sambanthan'.

If arriving at the SAAS Airport in Subang
take a taxi for approximately RM40 for per car to the Hostel. No direct bus or train is available from SAAS Airport to KL city centre.

From Hentian Puduraya Bus Terminal:
- take the Ampang-line or Sri Petaling-line 'LRT' (Light Rail Transit) (formerly known as Star-LRT) from Plaza Rakyat station or Masjid Jamek station, to PWTC station (8 minutes, RM1.20). From LRT line at PWTC station, see directions below. Alternatively, go all the way to Titiwangsa station, then switch to the Monorail line to Chow Kit station.

From Hentian Putra Bus Terminal & LRT Ampang-line / Sri Petaling-line, PWTC station:
- walk along Jalan Putra / Jalan Chow Kit towards Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (Jalan TAR) for approximately 9-10 minutes. Wh
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