Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - your base to discover the city.
Kuala Lumpur HotelsIndulge in mammoth shopping sprees at a vast collection of ostentatious megamalls, view dramatic caves and elaborate temples on cultural tours of the city, and explore the central streets, where high-rise commercial buildings overlook expansive verdant parks in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s intriguing center. Interwoven streets are crammed with lofty skyscrapers, dazzling in the afternoon sunlight, darkened alleyways at their base lead to curious marketplaces, and backstreet bars, and by night, neon-lit clubs pick up the pace, bringing the city to fever pitch until the early hours of dawn.Things to seeThe towering red building of the Berjaya Times Square houses a modern mega-mall with floor upon floor of glitzy storefronts, glamorous arcades, and entertainment venues. Its Grand Staircase is a musical keyboard that plays a tune as you climb up and down. In the theme park housed at one end, the colorful rails of a sky-high rollercoaster hurtle you through the air, and family fun is on offer at the gentler Fantasy Garden. Outside the city, the Batu Caves are an attraction of a different kind. In the depths of this towering limestone mountain, fronted by the enormous gold statue of Murugan, Hindu God of War, a series of caves descend into the darkness. Cynomolgus Monkeys play around the hillside and mountain climbers challenge themselves on the vertical slopes. South of the city, the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is a modern adventure land with 5 distinct areas. Delight in the horrors of haunted houses, or meet the animals in its wildlife park. Extreme fun comes in the form of ATV rides, and at the water park, dive headfirst down waterslides to drop into vast pools below. Hotels in Kuala LumpurIn the center of Kuala Lumpur, elaborate hotels showcase the elegant traditions of this ancient Malaysian city. Sprawling estates shielded from busy streets by walls of leafy green trees delight visitors with 4-poster beds, fine-dining restaurants in sophisticated surroundings, and provide modern conveniences from flat-screen televisions and WiFi, to decadent spa bathtubs. Discount hotels in Kuala Lumpur take the form of low rent hotels that are usually found outside the central streets. You’ll have the option of shared or private rooms that are generally very comfortable, although perhaps not too spacious. Where to stayThe packed streets of Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown neighborhood, signaled by the arched green and red gateways at its entrance, are teeming with visitors. Their colorful stores are bustling from early morning to late at night, filled with bargain hunters on the lookout for medicinal herbs, cheap electronics, and gaudy souvenirs. It’s a place where discount goods are rife, and nothing can’t be made cheaper by a spot of well-timed haggling. Landmark megamalls, and decadent retail streets fill the Bukit Bintang area, converging on street corners where hotels in Kuala Lumpur cater to shopping-hungry visitors. It’s a vibrant and garish entertainment district, with chic bars and trendy nightclubs around every corner. How to get to Kuala LumpurMost international visitors arrive in Kuala Lumpur via the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, a hive of activity with a multitude of inbound flights every hour. Onward transportation is by bus, and rail, direct from the airport, and there’s a great light rail service connecting many parts of the city. To get around, the same light rail service offers excellent connections, although you might prefer to travel by taxi to reach some of the outlying areas.