10 Best Hotels In Kuala Lumpur

15 August 2015

Kuala Lumpur, known as KL by the locals, is an eclectic city where Malay, Chinese and Indian influences combine with colonial British architecture and traditional heritage. Malaysia’s capital and largest city, Kuala Lumpur is a Southeast Asian business hub and cultural melting pot that’s filled with excellent shopping, dining and entertainment options to please travellers from across the globe.

At the heart of the city stands the Petronas Towers, some 452 metres tall. At the top, an observation deck provides visitors with 360-degree views of the growing city skyline.

Plenty of accommodation styles are dotted around the city to entice first-time travellers looking to experience the excitement Kuala Lumpur has to offer, as well as business travellers looking for comfort and convenience.

 The vista that says KL (image: Getty)

Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur

Located right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle, and surrounded by first class shopping, dining and entertainment choices, a stay at Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur puts you right in the middle of the action.

The hotel features include an outdoor pool, day spa, fitness centre and multiple organised day tours and trips for guests to make the most of their stay in the eclectic city.

Berjaya Times Square

Make the most of the exciting activities and attractions in Kuala Lumpur from the centrally-located Berjaya Times Square Hotel. Connected with good road-links and monorail transport, the hotel is also adjacent to the impressive Times Square Shopping Centre.

A tasteful fusion of old and new, Berjaya Times Square offers modern luxury accommodation with heritage-inspired touches.

 The Berjaya is modern luxury inspired by heritage (image: Berjaya)

Melia Kuala Lumpur

Spacious, light-filled guest rooms, a hotel swimming pool, gymnasium and personalised service make the Melia Kuala Lumpur an exceptional accommodation choice.

Stepping outside you’ll encounter a plethora of attractions – reachable on foot and via the monorail – located right by the hotel. Discover everything the famous Golden Triangle district has to offer, as well as the Bintang Walk, Little India dining area and the central business district.

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Owned by Shangri-La, the Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur gives visitors uninterrupted views of the famous Petronas Twin Towers to wake up to every morning, along with exceptional service and quality accommodation as is expected from the Shangri-La brand.

Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the hotel is the perfect resting spot for business travellers and those looking to discover Kuala Lumpur’s diverse cultural attractions.

 Room with a view at Traders (image: Tripadvisor)

Hotel Istana

The business traveller’s choice, Hotel Istana is situated right in the centre of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle entertainment and commercial district. The hotel is equipped with extensive conference facilities, including a ballroom that caters up to 2,000 guests.

In the streets surrounding the hotel, restaurants, bars and shopping options abound for evenings off work.


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The Federal Kuala Lumpur

The Federal Kuala Lumpur prides itself on excellent Malaysian hospitality, providing guests with creature comforts and a home away from home. Here, staff are fluent in many different languages and are always available to help, ensuring your stay is as fulfilling and comfortable as possible.

For those travelling on business, the hotel is located conveniently in the heart of the central business district.

 Bring your appetite at the Federal (image: Federal Hotel)

Parkroyal Serviced Suites

Designed specifically for business travellers and those staying in Kuala Lumpur for extended periods, the Parkroyal Serviced Suites are equipped with all of the creature comforts of home.

Fitted with kitchenettes, self-serve laundrette service, broadband internet and LCD televisions, these serviced apartments offer everything you need, right in the bustling heart of the city.

Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Offering no less than 5-star luxury, the Shangri-La in the heart of Kuala Lumpur is a lavish base for exploring this exciting and vibrant city. Oversized guest suites of up to 240 square metres overlook the famous Petronas Towers, and are fitted with the highest quality luxury bedding and amenities.

Downstairs an array of dining options await you – from traditional Malaysian to Chinese and an American-style bar and grill.

 All you'd expect at Shangri-La (image: Agoda)

Sama-Sama Hotel KL International Airport

5-star luxury accommodation right in the heart of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sama-Sama Hotel is equipped with everything you may need for a stopover in Kuala Lumpur.

The Sama-Sama hotel, located a short distance from Putrajaya, the city centre and Cyberjaya, a popular technology hub, is ideal for business travellers. It is equipped with 3 restaurants, one of which is open 24 hours a day, a gym and day spa for relaxation.

The Westin Kuala Lumpur

Part of the renowned Westin Hotels & Resorts group, this hotel offers 5-star accommodation beginning with the signature Westin Heavenly Bed. Designed for ultimate rest, with 250-thread count sheets, custom pillow-top mattresses and down duvets, you’re sure to get a great night’s sleep here.

In the centre of the Jalan Bukit Bintang district, the hotel is surrounded by a host of entertainment options including the Petronas Towers and Kuala Lumpur Tower.

 The Westin executive lounge (image: Westin)

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