Where to Stay in Kuala Lumpur

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Usually tourists who come to Kuala Lumpur they stop for no more than 2 days, eager to reach beautiful islands like the Stop or other more famous destinations in Southeast Asia.

In reality, the capital of Malaysia is a city in constant development, which exceeds all expectations and has a lot to offer: glittering skyscrapers, temples, traditional markets and shopping centers.

To be able to visit the main attractions of the city and its surroundings, I recommend a stay of at least 3-4 days, you will be fascinated by that mix of tradition and modernity that characterizes the Malaysian capital.



The things not to be missed are: Petronas Tower, Menara Tower, Bukit Bintang, Merdeka Square, Masjid Jamek mosque and Masjid Negara, Chinatown, Little India Kampung Baru and Batu Caves

WHERE TO STAY IN KUALA LUMPUR

So if you have decided to spend a few days in this great Asian metropolis, you will have to select and choose the best one area to stay in Kuala Lumpur.

Basically the best areas to sleep in Kuala Lumpur are two: Bukit Bintang e KLCC (Kuala Lumpu City Center).

 The first is an area full of clubs, restaurants and shopping centers, it is the modern district where it is pleasant to walk even in the evening. There are accommodations to suit all budgets, from large hotels on the main street to cheaper accommodations on the back streets. There is also the famous Jalan Alor an internal street in Bukit Bintang where you can enjoy Malaysian street food.

The other ideal neighborhood to stay in Kuala Lumpur is the Kuala Lumpur City Center, that is the area around the real symbol of the city, the Petronas Towers.


Keep in mind that the two areas are connected by a suspended walkway, which passes between the skyscrapers. The skywalk is fully air-conditioned and allows you to move around in a few minutes, without suffering from the heat and admiring the spectacular view over the city, especially with the evening lights. The tunnel takes about 15 minutes.


Thanks also to the ease of moving between Bukit Bintang and KLCC, the choice of where to sleep in Kuala Limpura becomes subjective. It really depends on personal tastes, for example for the younger ones Bukit Bintang, thanks to the many clubs and restaurants, is the best choice. Those looking for a luxurious hotel overlooking the Petronas Towers will choose the Kuala Lumpur City Center.

Those who travel low budget and prefer a more characteristic, lively and colorful area to stay in Kuala Lumpur, can look for a hotel in Chinatown, close to the famous Petaling Street, the street of the market, always lively from afternoon to night. The area is also well connected by bus and metro.

Among the recommended and good value hotels in Chinatown, there are: lo Swiss Inn and Geo Hotel, both in a great location and with clean rooms.

Conigliati Hotels Where to Stay in Kuala Lumpur

The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur

5 Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia

Hotel with good value for money, located in the center in the Bukit Bintang area about 10 minutes walk from the Petronas Towers. Large and clean rooms and abundant and excellent breakfast.


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The Kuala Lumpur Journal

No. 30 Jalan Beremi, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malesia

The hotel is conveniently located in Bukit Bintang, near the Monorail station. Clean rooms, spacious bathroom and great breakfast. The hotel offers a terrace overlooking the city and a rooftop infinity pool.

The price around 65 € for a double room is also good

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Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur 50088, Malaysia

High standard, modern and elegant hotel located in the Kuala Lumpur City Center, with a spectacular view of the Petronas Towers and the whole city from the skybar and from some rooms. Clean and spacious rooms and a fantastic breakfast to say the least.

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THE FACE Suites

1020 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur 50250, Malaysia

Perfectly located in the city center, this hotel offers elegant and modern self-catering apartments. But the hotel's real selling point is the 51st-floor pool, overlooking the Petronas and Menara Tower.


Also excellent value for money, superior rooms starting from 75 € per night.

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