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First Time in KL : Where Should I Stay?

Where Should I Book My Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

Perhaps the most frequently-asked question by anyone travelling to Kuala Lumpur for the first time is, “Which part of KL is best for me?” A massive city with a number of uniquely-named locales, Kuala Lumpur is teeming with accommodation options that range of frills-free hotels for backpackers to sprawling five-star hotels with breathtaking city views that are perfect for sophisticated travellers.

Finding the right accommodation can be an understandably daunting task, so we’ve compiled a rundown as well as the pros and cons of Kuala Lumpur’s most popular districts to help you decide on the best place to stay in Malaysia’s capital state.

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Should I book my hotel in Bukit Bintang?

Bukit Bintang: How to decide...

Kuala Lumpur's trendiest shopping and entertainment district, Bukit Bintang offers everything from shopping malls with indoor theme parks to densely packed nightclubs while hotels range from modest yet comfortable backpacker inns to luxurious and stylish hotels. Due to its central location, it is also fairly easy to get to Bukit Bintang from anywhere in Kuala Lumpur via public transportation.

Who is it For:

- Travellers who want to be in the very centre of KL
- Travellers who likes a diverse range of dining options
- Extreme shopping enthusiasts
- People looking for a busy nightlife
- Travellers who want easy access to monorails

What's Good:

- A good mix of luxury and budget hotels
- Shopping malls are within walking distances

What's Not So Good:

- Traffic can be really busy

Top 10 Hotels in Bukit Bintang

Top 10 Hotels in Bukit Bintang

Luxurious hotels are aplenty in Bukit Bintang, all equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and impeccable service. Our Read More...

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Kuala Lumpur's shopping and entertainment hub in the Golden Triangle is an extremely popular shopping area with a Read More...

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See the Hotels People Like Best in Bukit Bintang

Bukit Bintang's Hotels come in all shapes and sizes. From budget favourites to 5-star luxury, our alphabetical hotels Read More...


Should I book my hotel in KLCC?

KLCC: How to decide...

The heart of Kuala Lumpur, KLCC is where you’ll find some of the most iconic landmarks in Malaysia such as Petronas Twin towers and Menara KL Tower. Aside from a host of dining, arts, culture, recreation, sightseeing, nightlife, shopping and entertainment options for the affluent, it is also incredibly convenient to get around as it houses an underground LRT train station of the same name.

Who is it For:

- People who want to be centrally located
- People who want to be near landmarks and attractions
- People who love shopping
- Travellers with a preference for a more sophisticated nightlife

What's Good:

- Rooftop bars and fine-dining restaurants
- Petronas Twin Towers, Aquaria KLCC and Menara KL Tower
- Plenty of luxury hotels in the area

What's Not So Good:

- Lack of cheap accommodation - not suitable for budget travellers
- Area is pricier compared to other places in the city

You like KLCC? Now pick the right hotel!

Top 10 Hotels in KLCC

Top 10 Hotels in KLCC

Known as the heart of Kuala Lumpur, KLCC is home to some of the most iconic landmarks in Malaysia, making it a popular Read More...

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The commercial centre located in the heart of the city that includes the Petronas Twin Towers, the Suria KLCC, hotels Read More...

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Should I book my hotel in Chinatown KL?

Chinatown Kuala Lumpur: How to decide...

Chinatown, based in Petaling Street, is a well-known bargain hunter's paradise where you can find all kinds of goods at dirt-cheap prices. Deeply immersed in Oriental culture, heritage and history, Chinatown also houses beautifully-preserved Buddhist temples and traditional coffee houses frequented by the local Chinese community. Backpackers' inns and budget hotels can be found almost everywhere here as well.

Who is it For:

- People looking for cheap hotels and backpackers' inns
- People who want to stay in a historical area
- Travellers who like shopping for bargains
- People who want to stay close to the LRT train

What's Good:

- Pasar Seni LRT train is a two-minute walk away
- Plenty of hawker food and cheap goods

What's Not So Good:

- Not many bars and pubs in the area
- Streets are lacking in cleanliness
- Congested traffic during peak hours

You like Chinatown KL? Now pick the right hotel!

Top 10 Hotels in Kuala Lumpur Chinatown

Top 5 Hotels in Chinatown

Accommodation options in Chinatown KL may not be as luxurious as the ones in Bukit Bintang and KLCC, yet they are Read More...

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Should I book my hotel in KL Sentral?

KL Sentral: How to decide...

Home to the Malaysia's largest rail transport hub, KL Sentral offers an impressive array of luxury hotels, international companies, local and international eateries, as well as two shopping malls for some serious retail therapy. Meanwhile Brickfields or Little India is a 10-minute walk away where travellers can find numerous quaint Buddhist temples, colourful shops and eateries with a strong South Indian presence.

Who is it For:

- People who prefer a diverse range of hotel prices
- Travellers who want easy access to public transport
- Travellers on transit who prefer to be in the city to an airport hotel
- People who have business in this area

What's Good:

- Easy access to downtown KL and airports

What's Not So Good:

- Busy traffic during peak hours
- KL Sentral station and neighbouring malls are rather packed during lunch hours

You like KL Sentral? Now pick the right hotel!

10 Best Hotels in KL Sentral

Top 10 Hotels in KL Sentral

Our list of 10 Best Hotels in KL Sentral offers unparalleled convenience and luxurious accommodations as well as ample Read More...

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KL Sentral is Kuala Lumpur’s largest and most sophisticated railway station. Only recently built, KL Sentral station is Read More...

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Should I book my hotel in Bangsar / Mid Valley?

Bangsar/Mid Valley: How to decide...

Bangsar is one of KL's liveliest dining and nightlife hub, hosting plenty of international and local cafes, whisky bars, pubs, and bistros along the streets of Jalan Telawi and Lorong Maarof. Also great for shopping, there are two prominent malls here, namely Bangsar Shopping Centre and Bangsar Village with quaint boutiques surrounding the latter while Mid Valley Mall is just a KTM train stop away.

Who is it For:

- People looking for a more laidback nightlife scene
- Moderately wealthy travellers
- Shopping enthusiasts
- People who prefer to stay away from busy city center

What's Good:

- A good range of upmarket and commercial brands
- Trendy restaurants and cafes that are moderately affordable

What's Not So Good:

- Sightseeing and local culture is scarce
- Traffic can get very busy
- No direct access to city centre by train
- Moderately far from downtown Kuala Lumpur

You like Bangsar / Mid Valley? Now pick the right hotel!

Top 10 Hotels In Bangsar

Top 10 Hotels In Bangsar

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Should I book my hotel in Chow Kit?

Chow Kit: How to decide...

Chow Kit is an atmospheric district in KL city centre, housing numerous long-established wholesale retail outlets and Bundle Chow Kit, a daily market that's frequented by locals. Budget accommodations are aplenty in Chow Kit and visitors can enjoy a wide range of local delicacies and visit Southeast Asia's largest Sikh temple. This localised area connects to most of KL via the Chow Kit monorail station, which is accessible within a two-minute walk from Jalan Haji Hussein Road.

Who is it For:

- People looking for really cheap accommodation
- Travellers who want to try authentic local food

What's Good:

- Cheap and authentic local food
- Plenty of wholesale shopping outlets

What's Not So Good:

- Lack of popular landmarks
- Nightlife is sketchy
- Streets are lacking in cleanliness

You like Chow Kit? Now pick the right hotel!

10 Best Hotels in Chow Kit

Top 10 Hotels in Chow Kit

Our Top 10 Hotels in Chow Kit list provides a comfortable retreat after a long day of exploring the many sights and Read More...

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Chow Kit is enclosed by the Raja Laut and Tunku Abdul Rahman Roads. This area has a strong roughneck culture with a Read More...

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See the Hotels People Like Best in Chow Kit

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Should I book my hotel in Petaling Jaya?

Petaling Jaya: How to decide...

Situated 14 km from Kuala Lumpur city centre, Petaling Jaya houses an abundance of shopping, dining, entertainment, and nightlife options, as well as family-friendly indoor and outdoor recreational activities. While it is connected via LRT and KTM trains, it is a big area with plenty of residential areas and the shopping malls are set quite far between.

Who is it For:

- Travellers with young children
- People who enjoy affordably-priced delicacies
- Travellers who prefer a more laidback nightlife
- People who prefer a diverse range of hotels
- Travellers who want an all-in-one holiday destination

What's Good:

- Affordably-priced restaurants and cafes
- Plenty of all-in-one shopping malls

What's Not So Good:

- Lack of historical landmarks and attractions
- No direct trains to downtown KL
- Far from the city centre

You like Petaling Jaya? Now pick the right hotel!

Top 10 Hotels in Petaling Jaya

Top 10 Hotels in Petaling Jaya

The city has hotels that are sure to impress even the most discriminating traveller, with stylish city stays and quirky Read More...

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Mainly an urban area to accommodate the large population that live and work in the Klang Valley. Although not a tourist Read More...

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Should I book my hotel in Subang Jaya?

Subang Jaya: How to decide...

Subang Jaya is another thriving KL district, consisting of international universities and companies, as well as independent retail stores and eateries. With a diverse range of hotels to choose from, travellers can enjoy fun-filled activities in Subang Jaya, including ice-skating, water rides, golf and archery while excellent all-day restaurants, bars and coffee joints are accessible on foot and public transport.

Who is it For:

- Travellers with young children
- Golf enthusiasts
- Travellers who like a wide range of food

What's Good:

- Luxury hotels are connected to a shopping mall and theme park

What's Not So Good:

- Busy traffic during peak hours
- Sightseeing and local culture is scarce
- Very far from the city centre

You like Subang Jaya? Now pick the right hotel!

Top 10 Hotels in Subang Jaya

Top 10 Hotels in Subang Jaya

Providing easy access to city centre and quality accommodations, our Top 10 Hotels in Subang Jaya are the perfect Read More...

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Catering to travellers of various budget levels and style preference, Subang hotels consist of frills-free yet cosy Read More...

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Editor's Pick of Kuala Lumpur favorite hotels!



Still hesitating? Check our editors' personal favourites!

What is 'Editor's Pick':
Editor’s Picks are the hotels we personally reviewed and liked the most, ones we recommend to our own friends and family when they come to Kuala Lumpur and are looking for the best places to stay according to their budget or location preferences.

Where to stay in Bukit Bintang

Where to Stay in Bukit Bintang

Dubbed the main vein of Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Bintang has got a lot to live up to. The address of some of the most Read More...

Where to Stay in KLCC

Where to Stay in KLCC

Known as the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) it’s easy to assume that this quarter of KL is the heart of Malaysia’s Read More...

Where to Stay in Chinatown

Where to Stay in Chinatown

Kuala Lumpur’s colonial district is centred on Merdeka Square. Close by, across the river and a little to the south, is Read More...

Where to Stay in KL Sentral

Where to Stay in KL Sentral

KL Sentral houses an impressive array of luxury hotels, local and international eateries with easy access to Malaysia’s Read More...

Where to stay in Bangsar

Where to Stay in Bangsar

Set approximately 15 minutes away from the main city centre, but still within the city limits, Bangsar is best known as Read More...

Where to Stay in Chow Kit

Where to Stay in Chow Kit

Easily accessible via public transportation, the Chow Kit monorail station serves the area, set only a two-minute walk Read More...

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