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Overview of Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Center

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Guest reviews

4.1 / 5Very Good
1,917 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning

Map

Highlights

Popular LocationJalan Alor9 min walk
Popular LocationPavilion Kuala Lumpur9 min walk
Popular LocationKuala Lumpur Convention Centre11 min walk
AirportKuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.)50 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Deluxe Room

    Deluxe Room

    Room amenities

    • 409 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Club Room

    Club Room

    Room amenities

    • 409 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Club Suite

    Club Suite

    Room amenities

    • 850 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Deluxe Room (Twin Tower View)

    Deluxe Room (Twin Tower View)

    Room amenities

    • 409 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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About this area

Kuala Lumpur

Located in Kuala Lumpur's Bukit Bintang neighbourhood, Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Center is in the city centre and near a metro station. Kuala Lumpur Tower and Petronas Twin Towers are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at KLCC Park and Batu Caves. Travelling with kids? Don't miss Berjaya Times Square, or check out an event or a game at Bukit Jalil National Stadium.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Jalan Alor - 9 min walk
  • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur - 9 min walk
  • Aquaria KLCC - 11 min walk
  • Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre - 11 min walk
  • Berjaya Times Square - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Raja Chulan Station - 3 min walk
  • Kuala Lumpur Masjid Jamek Station - 7 min drive
  • Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.) - 50 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Urban – Fine-dining restaurant with a bar. Serves lunch and dinner on selected days.
  • Taman Sari Brasserie – Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required. Kids' menu available.
  • Songket Lounge – Open daily.

About this property

Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Center

Family-friendly Kuala Lumpur hotel in Bukit Bintang, walk to Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
2 restaurants, a full-service spa and an outdoor pool are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 486 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Minibars and separate bathtubs and showers are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.
Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Center offers 486 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.
This Kuala Lumpur hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
2 hot tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. In addition to a kids' pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.
Bali-Bali Spa has 5 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include facials and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.
The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Valet parking: MYR 25 per day
Parking height restrictions apply
Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–10:30 AM: MYR 64 per person
2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 bar
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

2 hot tubs
Children's pool
Fitness centre
Full-service spa
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Steam room

Family friendly

Children's pool
Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken

Chinese
English
Malay

Business services

15 meeting rooms
Business centre
Conference centre

Spa

5 treatment rooms
Body treatments
Couples treatment room(s)
Facials
Massages
Massage/treatment rooms
Reflexology
Spa open daily
Hot tub

More

Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Blackout drapes/curtains
Free cots/infant beds
Linens
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Deep-soaking bathtub
Free toiletries
Hairdryer (on request)
Separate bathtub and shower
Towels

Entertainment

42-inch flat-screen TV
TV channels
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Minibar

More

Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Phone
Safe
Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM - noon
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Payment types accepted at this property

American Express
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

 
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: MYR 64 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: MYR 25 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets or service animals are allowed at this property. Parking height restrictions apply.

Property is also known as

  • Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Center
  • Hotel Istana
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  • Istana
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All reviews

Guest reviews

4.1

Very Good

5 - Excellent
730
4 - Good
783
3 - Okay
257
2 - Mediocre
100
1 - Poor
47
4.0
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
3.9
Amenities
3.7
Property condition

1/5

  • Disliked: Staff & service

The staff’s attitude is very bad. Will not stay any more.

Stayed 6 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The property location is amazing everything close to you malls restaurants bars

Stayed 7 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Good location everything near to you , you don’t have to use a car

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

good location good service could do with renovation, as it feels a bit old now

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The hotel is positioned about a hundred metres from Rajah Chulan MRT station, so access to other parts of city is very convenient particularly during the rainy season.

Stayed 13 nights in Jan 2020