Hotels near Dataran Merdeka are ideal accommodation options for travellers looking to visit iconic landmarks within Kuala Lumpur City Centre. Also known as Merdeka Square, this expansive area is where Malaysia proclaimed its independence from British rule on August 31st, 1957. While it’s relatively peaceful all year long, Dataran Merdeka comes alive with marching bands, parades, and cultural performances during annual celebrations and festivals such as Malaysia Day and Merdeka Day.
Dataran Merdeka also houses well-preserved Moorish and British colonial buildings, including the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Royal Selangor Club, and St. Mary’s Church. Meanwhile, Chinatown KL and Central Market are both a ten-minute walk from Dataran Merdeka, where you can enjoy authentic local cuisine and shop for inexpensive goods. Catering to a wide range of budgets and preferences, read on for our extensive inventory of Dataran Merdeka hotels.