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Raizzy's Guesthouse
2 out of 5
165G, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur
The price is Rs289 per night from 29 Sep to 30 Sep
3.6/5Good! (77 reviews)

"I am not of an age to go backpacking & camping. therefore it was a shock. I'd booked for my spritely 66 year old son of a late cousin. We were there for a series of cross country runs. I was unable to climb to an upper bunk bed, in an otherwise furniture free, tiny room. However, I got used to t7 ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2018

Raizzy's Guesthouse
Cosmo Hotel Kuala Lumpur
4 out of 5
13-15, Leboh Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
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4/5Very Good! (461 reviews)

"Clean and quiet, worth the price Breakfast choice can be improve"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Cosmo Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs2,824 per night from 29 Sep to 30 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)

"The hotel is great and the view from the room is fantastic."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2020

Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown

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Space Hotel @ China Town Kuala Lumpur
2.5 out of 5
No.5-3 Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
The price is Rs1,456 per night from 29 Sep to 30 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (52 reviews)

"OK, but TV in room didn't work though advertised as such. Chinatown 100meters on foot"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2020

Space Hotel @ China Town Kuala Lumpur
Travelodge City Centre
3 out of 5
No 7, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur
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3.9/5Good! (998 reviews)

"Good location, good services, very clean room, and including free breakfast buffet in a cafe which has variety choices. Excellent!"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Travelodge City Centre
The 5 Elements Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Lot 243, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs1,820 per night from 5 Oct to 6 Oct
3.8/5Good! (448 reviews)

"Central of Petaling street. Walking distance for shopping,food , MRT"…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2020

The 5 Elements Hotel
Hotel China Town Inn
2 out of 5
52 - 54 Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
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3.5/5Good! (304 reviews)

"Good location & price and safe but need clean up entrance area."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Hotel China Town Inn
Ancasa Hotel & Spa Kuala Lumpur
4 out of 5
Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, (off Jalan Bukit Bintang), Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs1,460 per night from 5 Oct to 6 Oct
3.6/5Good! (462 reviews)

"Strategic location, reasonable price. staff service not friendly"…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2020

Ancasa Hotel & Spa Kuala Lumpur
Petaling Street Hotel Chinatown
2 out of 5
No 55 & 57, Jalan Petaling Street Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs865 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (35 reviews)

"Loved the location. Great front of house staff member."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan 2020

Petaling Street Hotel Chinatown
OYO 43927 Sassana Hotel
2 out of 5
No16 Jalan Petaling, City Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs608 per night from 20 Oct to 21 Oct
3.1/5 (35 reviews)
Low price, low quality

"Cheap hotel to stay in for a night or two. Cigarette smoke frequently wafted in through the ventilation and under the door. Room could've been cleaner."…"

Reviewed on 21 Dec 2019

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About Chinatown–Sentral

Deeply immersed in Oriental culture, heritage and history, Chinatown in Kuala Lumpur is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist spots in Malaysia. Chinatown is a vibrant and colourful area that never sleeps and it is also a well-known bargain hunters’ paradise due to its bustling night market.

Don’t Miss

Visitors to Chinatown have a number of interesting attractions to choose from. The extravagantly decorated Sri Mahamariamman Temple is Kuala Lumpur’s main Hindu temple and it’s definitely one for every visitor’s itinerary. It is a very impressive temple incorporating Spanish and Italian tiles, precious stones and gold in its design, a truly spectacular sight.

The Malaysian Heritage Walk, called Kasuri Walk by locals, is a covered open air flea market. Here vendors sell everything from local snacks and fruits to clothing and shoes. All the goods on sale are reasonably priced.

The Warehouse, housed in a colonial style 100-year-old former textiles warehouse in Chinatown is a hip and quirky art gallery with a café and restaurant. Renaissance-style couches, woven rattan chairs, terracotta tiles and pillars give The Warehouse an odd, eccentric look. The art gallery has a series of rotating exhibits by modern, local and regional artists. It is well worth a visit if you are looking for something completely different.

Restaurants and Bars

Chinatown boasts a fantastic array of bars and restaurants. The majority of them specialise in Cantonese snacks, seafood and Hakka noodles but there are also charming bistros and cafés serving up mouth-watering western cuisine. Most of these restaurants are open until the small hours, making it easy to grab a bite to eat at any time. There are also a number of exciting nightspots in the area for those who want to party the night away.

Shopping in Chinatown KL

Chinatown is a vibrant, bustling area and there are many bargains to be found along its busy narrow streets. Petaling Street market is a shopper’s haven; here there is an eclectic mix of everything from shoes to watches, DVDs and CDs. Alternatively, souvenirs can be found in Central indoor market, housing stalls that sell artwork and handicrafts created by local artists. Here the merchandise is inexpensive and is comprised of traditional goods such as embroidery, carvings, souvenirs and sculptures.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Chinatown?
Chinatown is a neighbourhood that people enjoy for its major shopping area. Experience the best of Chinatown with a visit to Petaling Street and Central Market during your trip.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Chinatown?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Space Hotel @ China Town Kuala Lumpur is the highest ranked property in Chinatown. This hotel is steps from Central Market, and offers free WiFi and concierge services. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Tian Jing Hotel and The Explorers Guesthouse and Hostel.
How many hotels should I expect to find in the Chinatown area?
If you’re searching for places to stay in Kuala Lumpur, Expedia has something to meet your needs with 73 Chinatown hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Chinatown, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Chinatown.
What is there to do around this Kuala Lumpur neighbourhood?
Looking for a little shopping break? A shopping trip to Petaling Street, Central Market and Petaling Street Market might be just the ticket while you’re in Chinatown. Sri Mahamariamman Temple and Guandi Temple are also a couple of places to visit in the neighbourhood. Don’t miss favourite places to visit in the surrounding area, such as Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur Tower and Berjaya Times Square. While you’re out sightseeing in Kuala Lumpur, make sure that you visit other sights such as Kuala Lumpur Sentral or Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.
How can I get around Chinatown and the greater Kuala Lumpur area?
If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Kuala Lumpur Pasar Seni Station.

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