Where to Stay in Other City Centre Kuala Lumpur

Editor's Guide to Recommended Hotels in Other City Centre KL

Though Kuala Lumpur is not as lively as neighbouring Thailand or as ultra modern as Singapore, the city does boast a rich cultural heritage that’s readily apparent to visitors. KL is a sprawling city and its main veins are the Bukit Bintang, KLCC and Chinatown quadrants. Meanwhile, happening Bangsar and Petaling Jaya are only 15 minutes away from the city centre; additionally, Shah Alam and Subang are sleepy residential suburbs. Beyond these small communities, there are also other outlying KL regions (such as Sentral) that merit exploration.

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Sunway Putra Hotel

Sitting above The Mall and located directly opposite the Putra World Trade Centre, The Legend Hotel is a five-star venture that’s been in the game for quite a while. A loh chew phai (‘long established name’) in KL’s hotel industry, the hotel has 620 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and studios with all mod cons. These carpeted and luxurious air con lodgings also include kitchenettes and gratis high speed internet access. The hotel’s facilities include a gym, business centre, heated outdoor pool, five restaurants and bars and a tennis court. The Putra KTM Komuter station is situated at The Legend’s doorsteps. Read More...

Hotel Sentral Kuala Lumpur

Located at the edge of the city centre the smart, three-star Hotel Sentral is one of our Top Ten Best KL hotels. This retro-charming choice is flanked by one of KL’s main transportation hubs – KL Sentral – and boasts 192 carpeted, air con rooms with flat-screen TVs and complimentary internet access. This wallet-friendly venture has four function rooms, two restaurants and bars and it’s located within walking distance to the city’s newly-relocated Little India district. Read More...

Hotel Sentral Pudu Kuala Lumpur

The newly-opened, whitewashed Hotel Sentral Pudu is equipped with all the bells and whistles expected of a three-star venture. Its 168 carpeted, air con accommodation units feature flat-screen TVs and wireless internet; hotel facilities include a restaurant and bar. The Pudu LRT and Hang Tuah KL Monorail stations are only a few minutes away.

Frenz Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The all new Frenz Hotel is situated along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman nearby the Jalan Masjid India shopping square. Sporting boutique stylings, these budget-friendly air con accommodation units have wooden floors, complimentary wireless internet and en-suite bathrooms. This two-star venture’s new, so rooms have that fresh feel to it; there’s no pool or hotel restaurant but the hotel’s well located. The instant you step out through its front doors you’ll find yourself in the thick of things; nearby public transportation access include buses and the Masjid Jamek LRT and Chow Kit KL Monorail stations are just a few minutes away. Read More...

StarPoints Hotel

Located along Jalan Masjod Jamek, StarPoints is a classic traveller’s choice that stands out from the rest. This cut-above-the-average establishment’s got 137 carpeted, air con rooms with internet access, en-suite bathrooms and flat-screen TVs. Accommodation units boast great views of the KL skyline and nearby public transportation access include the Bandaraya LRT station. Read More...

Prescott Inn Medan Tuanku Kuala Lumpur

Located along Chow Kit Road, Prescott Inn Medan Tunaku, a three-star venture, has more than meets the eye. Service is exemplary and with another branch situated in Kajang, staff members know the ropes; there are 139 air conditioned, eye catching rooms with all the mod cons. Plus with the Medan Tuanku KL Monorail station just down the road, the city centre key attractions are within your grasp.

Ibiz Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Popular among the backpacker crowd, Ibiz Hotel Kuala Lumpur is a three-star venture that’s just opened its doors in one of KL’s downmarket quadrants. The highlights of this well-run establishment are its 60 air con rooms with free Wi-Fi, spacious beds and flat-screen TVs. Friendly management and colourful, comfy communal areas, makes this establishment feel more like a home instead of a hotel. The entrance to the hotel is in a secluded alleyway and the property is close to the Titiwangsa LRT station. Read More...

My Hotel @ Sentral

Although it’s starting to look a little worn, a stay at the budget-friendly My Hotel @ Sentral – situated in the KL Sentral area – is money well spent. Going after the savvy backpacker crowd, the two-star establishment’s offers 88 spotless, air con rooms with flat screen TVs and en-suite bathrooms. The hotel couldn’t be better placed with the KL Sentral station (which serves various KTM Komuter and LRT station lines) located just down the road, granting easy access to either the city centre or KL’s residential suburbs. Read More...

Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

Adjacent to the KL Sentral station, the five-star Le Meridien is an oasis in the middle of KL’s outer city limits. The resort has carpeted air con rooms with spacious, comfy beds and wireless internet access; hotel facilities include a fitness centre, pool and 11 meeting rooms. The hotel’s one of the city’s most well connected accommodation choices – a few km towards the south is the Mid Valley Megamall; meanwhile if you hop on board the LRT at KL Sentral station you can head towards the city centre’s glitzy KLCC area. Alternatively, the KTM Komuter lines at KL Sentral will allow you access to KL’s more culture-rich areas such as Chow Kit and Bukit Bintang. Read More...

Somerset Ampang Kuala Lumpur

Located along the same prestigious thoroughfare that plays host to the international embassies in the city, the sleek, zen-style Somerset Ampang is a four-star establishment that boasts spacious, air con studios as well as one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments with standard mod cons. Sporting designer fixtures and furnishings, each lodging also comes equipped with full kitchens, washing machines and dryers, flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and wireless internet access. Hotel facilities include a gym, a gorgeous rooftop pool and Jacuzzi. Nearby public transportation access includes the Ampang Park LRT station. Read More...

Silka Maytower Hotel And Serviced Residences

The beautiful, towering Silka Maytower Hotel And Serviced Residences is a super-stylish venture with value-for-money accommodation units that leave most competitors standing. Its 179 air con rooms feature Wi-Fi access, work desks, en-suite bathrooms and flat-screen TVs. Each lodging unit enjoys stunning view of the city centre skyline and hotel facilities include a gym, pool and meeting rooms; the Dang Wangi LRT station is just minutes away.

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