Changkat Bukit Bintang is located adjacent to Jalan Alor in the hear the 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 travelling 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 include 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.
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.
As this area is popular with Middle Eastern tourists, you will easily find Arab, Iranian and Turkish Restaurants along the street in Bukit Bintang.
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.
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.
Bukit Bintang is easily accessibly from KL Sentral by LRT Station of Bukit Bintang.
A budget taxi from KLIA costs RM 90, a premier Blue Taxi costs RM 140. Best way to reach Bukit Bintang from Kl Sentral, Masjid India, KlCC and Chowkit is by LRT.