Where to stay in Kuala Lumpur

Detail of Petronas Tower

Where to stay in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, despite its vastness and size, is a fairly easy metropolis to navigate. There's no need to spend too much time wondering where to stay, as there's only one centre and most of the essentials are within walking distance, two to three metro stations at most.

The area around Chinatown is considered the City Center. Along the Pasar Seni station you will find plenty of budget and mid-range hotels.

If you like a higher standard, look for hotels near KL Sentral, where there are Hilton, Le Meridien, St. Regis. Of course, there's also the KLCC location near the Petronas Towers, where hotels mainly offer views of the illuminated twin towers.

Hotel tip. For the price of 20 eur per room, the hotel offers cosy accommodation without windows, but with a perfect rooftop pool guaranteeing spectacular views of both the Petronas Towers and Menara KL and an ideal location right by Central Market. In case you can't do without a room with windows, many other hotels or Airbnb apartments in the price range around 44 eur offer similar views.


Guesthouses in close proximity to the city centre range between 7 eur - 11 eur per room per night and private bathrooms are standard.

You can find an average quality hotel with 3 to 4 stars for a price between 15 eur - 26 eur per room. Breakfast is usually included and the number of stars may not be indicative.

The most luxurious bits can be had from 55 eur to 92 eur per room, taking into account only proven chains such as Hilton, Sofitel, Pullman, Sheraton, Shangri La and Mandarin.

You can easily compare available accommodation at booking.com/kuala-lumpur, for example.

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