There are a myriad of traditional accommodation options in Kuala Lumpur, but there are also charming boutique hotels in KL available for guests seeking something a little smaller and more unique. This kind of hotel is becoming increasingly popular with savvy travellers in Kuala Lumpur. Many boutique hotels in Kuala Lumpur are stylish havens with delightful architecture, friendly service and comfortable rooms. Some also boast swimming pools.
There are several KL boutique hotel in other parts of the city, with one option in Petaling Jaya, but Bukit Bintang is by far the most popular area for boutique hotels in Kuala Lumpur, and it’s where most of the top tourist attractions in the city are found. Here, guests can discover delicious cuisine on the famous Jalan Alor food street, visit the Petronas Towers and explore the rainforest at Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, one of the area’s top tourist attractions. There are numerous taxis and public transportation services connecting Bukit Bintang to the rest of Kuala Lumpur, including bus, LRT and MRT links.
Anggun Boutique Hotel is a wonderful, well-priced boutique option, ideally located in the middle of Bukit Bintang. Guests need walk for just two minutes to the culinary delights of the food street Jalan Alor and fifteen minutes to Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve. The blend of modern and historical architecture at Anggun Boutique Hotel creates a serene space right in the middle the most bustling, vibrant part of the city.
The pleasingly quirky Hotel Maison Boutique is nearby. Here guests can sleep in creatively themed rooms such as the Aladdin, Monroe and Elvis Presley. Fairy tale enthusiasts will adore the Fairy Tale or Princess executive suites, and fantasy lovers will enjoy the Time Traveller suite and Space Odyssey theme room. The cool WOLO Bukit Bintang is another popular boutique hotel in this prime location. Its chic rooms are calm and stylish, with sunken beds and mood lighting. Both of these boutique hotels have wonderful family rooms available.
The exceptional Villa Samadhi is just outside Bukit Bintang, a 15- to 25-minute taxi ride away from Jalan Alor. It’s hidden away in an upmarket neighbourhood, boasts a magnificent swimming pool and the luxurious rooms are decorated with rustic furniture and earthy tones.