Where to Stay in Kuala Lumpur: Accommodations and Food Places

Planning a trip to Malaysia, but not sure where to stay in Kuala Lumpur? Fret not, fellow travellers! Kuala Lumpur, the vibrant capital of Malaysia, offers an array of accommodations to suit every taste and budget. From trendy urban hubs to serene nature retreats, this city has it all. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll take you on a delightful journey through the best places to stay in Kuala Lumpur. So, pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!


Where to Stay in Bukit Bintang

Let’s kick off our Kuala Lumpur exploration in Bukit Bintang, the bustling neighbourhood known for its energy and excitement. This lively district is a paradise for shopaholics, with an array of shopping malls, boutiques, and local markets lining the streets. Stay here, and you’ll be right in the heart of the city’s vibrant nightlife, with countless bars, clubs, and restaurants to keep you entertained until the wee hours.

Ceylonz Suites by MyKey Global @ Bukit Ceylon

The Apartment

The rooms at Ceylonz Suites are spacious, bright, and filled with adequate natural sunlight, making you feel instantly at ease. Their in room work desk is perfect for doing your work, and the strong WiFi ensures you can tackle your tasks without a hitch. (Photo Credits)

Ceylon Suites Apartment Kitchen
In Room Kitchen (Credits)

Their in-room kitchen is a definite plus! With an induction stove and a fridge to store your groceries, you can whip up your favourite meals whenever you please. It’s like having a home away from home! (Photo Credits)

Rooftop Bar, Pool and 2 Levels of Gym

Head to the rooftop bar and pool for a morning swim or a evening dip, offering breathtaking views of the city skyline. And if you’re a fitness enthusiast, you’ll love the two levels of the gym, equipped with everything from treadmills to dumbbells and bench presses. The best part? An empty space for yoga your personal sessions while witnessing the glorious sunset – pure bliss!

The Lounge

Lounge room provides a conducive environment with tables and power outlets, allowing you to get your work done in peace.

One of the highlights of staying at Ceylonz Suites is its prime location. It’s conveniently within walking distance to charming cafes and a delightful prata shop, ensuring you won’t go hungry during your stay.


The Bed KLCC, Capsule Hostel

If you’re planning a trip to Kuala Lumpur and searching for unique, budget-friendly, and conveniently located accommodation, look no further than The Bed KLCC! I recently had the chance to spend a few nights here, and it did leave me with some great memories.

Clean and Warm Light in Capsule
Clean and Warm Light in Capsule
The Capsule Bed

Each capsule comes with its own attached lighting for late-night reading, and the bed was surprisingly comfortable. I slept like a baby, except for a few instances when some guests were having FaceTime calls or snoring away like lumberjacks! Always bring along a sleeping eye mask and earplugs or noise-cancellation headphones if you are staying in capsule hotels.

Each bed comes with a short pole inside the capsule to hang your laundry. Plus, the large and deep locker underneath the bed kept my backpack safe and out of the way. I highly recommend asking for a lower bunk if you can; it saves you the hassle of climbing up and down and gives you easy access to your belongings.

Shower Rooms

Shower rooms are separated by gender, are kept clean and have hot/warm water – perfect for refreshing after a long day of exploring.

Lounge Area and Free Amenities
Lounge Area
Warm Lights and Air-Conditioned Lounge

The Bed KLCC also has a cozy lounge area that stays open till past midnight, ideal for catching up on some work or planning your next adventure online. There’s even free breakfast, filtered water, tea, coffee, and a microwave for your convenience. The only downside is that the lounge area can get a bit noisy at times, so don’t forget your trusty noise-cancellation headphones. Sadly, there are guests watching TikTok and conducting Zoom calls without earphones. To focus better, bring along top-notch noise-canceling headphones – they work wonders.

All in all, The Bed KLCC is a fantastic choice for budget-conscious travelers looking for a fun and cozy stay in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Just remember to pack your sleep essentials and enjoy everything this cool hostel has to offer!

Other Recommeded Hotels in Bukit Bintang:

High End:
Banyan Tree Room
View of Petronas Twin Towers (Credits)
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  • KLoe Hotel (Booking.com rating: 9.0)(USD65/Night 2 Pax)
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Budget-Friendly Hostels:
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Things To See And Do In Bukit Bintang

Tokyo Street at Pavilion KL

Shopping Malls in Bukit Bintang

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur – A high-end luxury mall, featuring a curated selection of upscale boutiques and designer stores. Step into Tokyo Street for an authentic taste of Japanese cuisines and an array of merchandise.

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur: Dayone Dayone, Taiwanese Cuisine

Check out my post on the delicious Taiwanese Chicken Chop Noodles at Dayone Dayone, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

Dayone Dayone Noodles Pavilion KL
Dayone Dayone Noodles Pavilion KL
Lot 10 Shopping Mall

Shopping mall housing International brands, Japanese Isetan Departmental Store and Lot 10 Hutong Food Court at lower ground floor featuring wide variety of Malaysian Cuisines. The foods are delicious, however, I’ve noticed that the prices tend to be slightly higher than what you’d find at local stores, and the portions are a little on the smaller side.

Hutong Food Court
  • Lot 10 Hutong Food Court
  • Beef Bowl Noodles
  • Minced Meat Noodles with Meatball Soup
  • Minced Meat Noodles
Matcha Hero

If you are a fan of Matcha, you can check Matcha Hero inside Isetan’s Food Level. Their Matcha is rich and delightfully umami, crafted to perfection.

Lot 10: Matcha Hero
Matcha Hero

Must Visit Food Places in Bukit Bintang

Restoran Nasi Kandar Pelita
Nasi Kandar at Pelita Kuala Lumpur
Nasi Kandar at Pelita Kuala Lumpur

Restoran Nasi Kandar Pelita -Visit here for their delicious Nasi Padang. The best part is, it is open 24 hours!

Jalan Alor Food Street

Rows of hawker stalls adorned with colorful lights, aromatic scents wafting through the air, and friendly locals inviting you to indulge in their mouthwatering delicacies. From delectable satay skewers to sizzling stir-fries and fresh seafoods, you’ll find it all here!

Jalan Alor Street
Jalan Alor Street (Credit)
Budget Local Street Food Places in Bukit Bintang (Average USD2.90)

Seri Tomyam Food Stall – You’ll be delighted to discover an abundance of food options available along this stretch of eateries, perfect for satisfying those late-night supper cravings!

Meletops Kitchen Ayam Goreng Kunyit Lorong Cangkat Perak – A little further down, you can find local street food stall selling rice with meat, curry and vegetables at cheap local prices.

Food Court – Wisma BSN – I visited here during lunch and it was crowded with lots of office workers. Come slightly earlier to skip the queues and secure a table.

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