Press Reviews


There’s nothing like being at BackHome.

We’re grateful to have found our way into the hearts of our guests, who have helped us become recognised as one of the world’s leading hostels. We’ve clinched a number of notable Hoscars, out of over 400 hostels worldwide.

+ 2016 Awards
  • 2016 Hoscar Winner: #1 Hostel In Malaysia
+ 2012 Awards
  • 2012 Certificate of Excellence (TripAdvisor)
  • 2012 Hoscar Winner: Most Popular in Kuala Lumpur
  • 2012 Hoscar Winner: 10th Small Hostel (Worldwide)
+ 2011 Awards
  • No. 6 Hostel Worldwide, January (Hostel World)
  • No. 1 Hostel in Malaysia, May (Hostel World)
+ 2010 Awards
  • No. 3 Hostel In Asia (Hostel World)
  • 2010 Hoscar Winner: 9th Small Hostel (Worldwide)
  • 2010 Hoscar Winner: 2nd in Asia
  • 2010 Hoscar Winner: 1st in Malaysia
+ 2009 Awards
  • No. 1 Hostel in Malaysia (Hostel World)
  • No. 3 Hostel in Asia (Hostel World)
  • Best Adaptive Reuse Design (Malaysian Institute of Architects)

All awards presented by Hostel World, based on customer reviews and ratings

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