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Where to stay in Kuala Lumpur City

Kuala Lumpur offers a wide range of accommodation for all categories of tourist. Whether you are backpacking with a group of friends or travelling with family you can find accommodation that best suit your needs. Kuala Lumpur offers over 50,000 rooms in all price ranges. The most popular locations for tourist are KLCC, Bukit Bintang and Chinatown areas of Kuala Lumpur. I have stayed over 60 hotels in Kuala Lumpur over the last 15 years and in this article, I will highlight some of the best neighbourhoods to stay and best hotels to pick in various price ranges.  

136, Jalan Changkat Thambi Dollah, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 55100

One of the best-serviced apartments in the city, this property is within close vicinity of the Golden Triangle, home to major shopping complexes and the most thriving businesses in Malaysia. Indeed a popular area amongst international tourists, business travellers, and even expatriates, guests will certainly find this location excellent.

Fraser Residence Kuala Lumpur is one of the premier places to stay. Ideally located in KLCC Fraser Residence KL is located at walking distance from Petronas Twin Towers, Menara KL and other places of interest in Kuala Lumpur City Center. With an option of two to three-bedroom, Fraser residence Kuala Lumpur is ideally suited for large families looking for all amenities of home during their holidays. All apartments in Fraser residence KL are furnished with a small kitchenette, sitting space and quality amenities. I have stayed at Fraser Residence a couple of times during 2018 and 2019 and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. 

Centrally located in Kuala Lumpur's vibrant Golden Triangle, Furama Hotel Bukit Bintang is within close proximity of Bukit Bintang, Berjaya Times Square, and Chinatown. Featuring 433 guestrooms, guests can enjoy the spectacular views of the city. For shopaholics, you are conveniently located near the main shopping belts with Imbi Station being just a few minutes’ walks away. With expressways and public transport close by, you have easy access to major tourist spots of the city. Boasting its elegant and modern 27-story building, Furama Hotel Bukit Bintang is the place for everyone.

Bangsar is one of the most interesting neighbourhoods in Kuala Lumpur which is very popular with ex-pats. The adjoining suburbs of Mount Kiera and Damansara attracts a large ex-pat population. Consequently, the services and restaurants are catering to the western taste which makes it a very modern suburb to live in Kuala Lumpur City.  

Kuala Lumpur offers a wide range of cheap and affordable accommodation catering to backpackers and budget-minded travellers. Offering over 50,000 room, Kuala Lumpur city caters to visitors in all price ranges. With cheap and quality hotels available in almost all suburbs in the city, Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia are increasingly becoming the most visited city in the world.

I have stayed in all the main localities of Kuala Lumpur in the last couple of years. During this time, I found Bukit Bintang area, Ampang and Bangsar as the most interesting places to stay. 

In this article, I have tried to explore some cheap budget hotels in Kuala Lumpur. The hotel location is important because easy access to public transport, cafes, restaurants and shopping malls can save travel time and transport cost. The light rail network in Kuala Lumpur is a very economical and efficient way to commute to some of the major tourist locations in the city. Therefore, finding a hotel close to public transport is a great way to minimize travel cost. 

Majestic Hotel is one of the premier Hotels in Kuala Lumpur with history and tradition to its credit. The Hotel is located quite close to KL Central and provides easy walking access to Little India, Merdeka Square, Masjid Negara and other historic landmarks in the city. As a part of Leading Hotels of the World, Majestic offers quality accommodation and service which makes staying at Majestic a unique experience. 

Kuala Lumpur offers a wide range of accommodation option in all price ranges. If you want to enjoy the best of Kuala Lumpur without getting into the hassle of jumping into public transport or catching taxis, find a hotel within the Golden Triangle area of Kuala Lumpur. I have stayed over 60+ properties in the last 10 years of travel to Kuala Lumpur. During this time I have come to like some properties which are obviously my first choice. Concorde Hotel in KLCC is undoubtedly one of my favourites because of a number of reasons mentioned below. 

Key Features of 

  • SKY BAR
  • Adjacent to KLCC Suria
  • Centrally located in the Golden Triangle
  • Easy access to Public Transport
  • Gobo Chit Chat Cafe for Buffet
  • Great Breakfast Menu