Mingle @Chinatown Kuala Lumpur

Top choice hostel in Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

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8.8 out of 10

Occupying a 1920s building once owned by a Chinese tycoon, this clued-up hostel has a naturalistic feel with venerable stone walls and lounge zones open to the air. Dorms and rooms feel ample, each bed with its own air-con and electrical sockets. Occasional antiques and old brass lamps hark back to the building's glory days as a social hall.

Unusually, it's also possible for two travellers to stay in a double bed within a four-bed mixed dorm (from RM78).

Guests also get discounts at the fun rooftop cocktail bar Deceased and can join regular social events including (for an extra charge) food tours and cultural excursions.

Quick description via booking.com

Housed in a colonial building, Mingle Kuala Lumpur offers accommodation in the heart of Chinatown in Kuala Lumpur. Guests can enjoy a drink at the in-house cafe. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property. It is 110 metres to Petaling Street Night Market and 600 metres to Central Market Kuala Lumpur. Berjaya Times Square is 1.5 km away. Petronas Twin Towers and Suria KLCC are within 3.5 km from Mingle Hostel Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is 63 km away. Airport shuttle services are available at additional charges. The contemporary-style air-conditioned rooms come in either a private, or dormitory-style. Dormitory rooms come with lockers, personal lights and power sockets, while the private rooms are fitted with a work desk. En suite or shared bathrooms include shower facilities. Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for tour arrangements and luggage storage or participate in events by the hostel. iMac desktop computers are available for use at the property during their stay. Alternatively, guests can explore the surrounding area for a variety of shopping and dining options.

Important information

Please inform Mingle @Chinatown Kuala Lumpur in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
A tourist tax of MYR 10 per room per night is applied to all foreign guests. This tax is not included in the room rate and must be paid upon check-in. Guests with a valid Malaysian Identity Card or valid permanent residents MY PR Card are exempted.

Features of Mingle @Chinatown Kuala Lumpur

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage


  • Terrace
  • Family rooms
  • Games room
  • Internet services
  • Library
  • Bbq facilities
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning


  • Free WiFi available