Changkat Bukit Bintang is located adjacent to Jalan Alor in the heart of Bukit Bintang. As the night falls the main streets are full of pedestrians, slow-moving traffic, touts, and vendors selling foot reflexology services.
The Changkat Walk has an active nightlife scene with a number of popular bars, nightclubs, cafes, and restaurants. If you plan to party in Kuala Lumpur, I would recommend renting a hotel in Bukit Bintang. Popular 5-Star hotels include:
As you walk along the streets of Bukit Bintang you will find a number of budget 2-3 Star hotels offering clean, air-conditioned rooms under RM 80 per night.
The area is also popular for serviced apartments located in the back streets of Bukit Bintang including Jalan Larong, Jalan Ceylon, and Jalan Bukit Ceylon. These streets are ideal to stay in as they provide very easy access to most places of interest in Bukit Bintang.
If you are traveling on a budget, a number of 2-3 star hotels are located within Bukit Bintang with easy access to all places of interest. An average three-star hotel will cost around RM 100 per night.
The main street of Bukit Bintang includes Jalan Alor, Jalan Ramalee, and Jalan Changkat. All three streets are full of activity and have a number of quality bars, restaurants, and budget hotels.
What makes Bukit Bintang such a popular place to stay in Kuala Lumpur?
Bukit Bintang is very popular with middle-eastern visitors to Kuala Lumpur traveling for their honeymoon as well as family travelers. Therefore, most of the services including restaurants, food outlets, and shopping caters to a wide range of international audience and visitors. Besides, most places of interest including the food street, street shopping, massage parlors, and shopping malls are located right next to each other.
The area is equally enjoyable to be explored in the daytime or at night time. There is plenty of mid-range shopping option at Sungei Wang Shopping Malls and a number of markets located near the Bukit Bintang Train Station.
Besides, with easy light rail access, Bukit Bintang is easily accessible from the most popular tourist hotspots like KL Sentral, Chinatown, Chowkit, and the KLCC area. I prefer to stay in Bukit Bintang when I am traveling solo as it is very convenient to explore the neighborhood on foot and saves the hassle of catching taxis in the traffic of Kuala Lumpur.
Shopping in Bukit Bintang Kuala Lumpur
One of the main reasons to stay in Bukit Bintang is to enjoy world-class shopping at some of the best Shopping Malls in Kuala Lumpur including The Pavilion, Farenheit88, Sephora, and Sungei Wang which are located right next to each other. One of my favorite shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur, The Berjaya Shopping Mall is two stops away on LRT from Bukit Bintang Station and provides excellent shopping options besides an indoor theme park on the 5th floor.
Even if you are not staying in Bukit Bintang, these malls are located along with the LRT station at Bukit Bintang which is easily accessible from all parts of the city.
The Pavilion Malls has a number of Continental Cafes, Bars, and restaurants catering to western tastes. Johnny Rocket, O'Galito Bar & Grill & La Bodega are some regular hangouts in the mall.
Low Yat Plaza is a premier lifestyle and electronics market located within walking distance from Berjaya Times Square Shopping Mall near Jalan Imbi Station.
How to get to Bukit Bintang from other parts of Kuala Lumpur
Bukit Bintang is easily accessible from KL Sentral by LRT Station of Bukit Bintang.
How to reach Bukit Bintang from Kuala Lumpur International Airport?
A budget taxi from KLIA costs RM 90, a premier Blue Taxi costs RM 140. The best way to reach Bukit Bintang from Kl Sentral, Masjid India, KlCC, and Chowkit is by LRT.
Planning a trip to Kuala Lumpur and not sure where to go?
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Other amazing places to explore in Kuala Lumpur City!
KLCC Park is a located next to Petronas Twin Towers in the city center area of Kuala Lumpur.
Central Market or Pasar Seni is a centrally located tranditional market. Kasturi Walk and Petaling Street are nearby.
Perdana Botantical Gardens is a major attractions in Kuala Lumpur located near KL Sentral Area.
KL Tower is one of the iconic tourist destinations commanding 360 degree view of Kuala Lumpur City.
Bukit Bintang is the heart of tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur City. Jalan Alor is the centre of foodie activities with a very busy night food market offering food from various regions of the…
Jalan Alor is one of the major attractions in Bukit Bintang Kuala Lumpur. Jalan Alor is food street and night market.