Top 8 trendy hotels in Kuala Lumpur for a perfect weekend staycation

Tired of staying at home? With the inter-district travel restriction lifted, here is your chance to plan a breather. Lucky for us, there is a selection of lovely and trendy hotels in Kuala Lumpur.

We have carefully picked the top 8 among them to help you plan your perfect weekend staycation.


1. The Chow Kit

Trendy Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

Trendy Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

Trendy Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

The Chow Kit was ranked 20th on the New York Time’s list of 52 Places To Go in 2020. It draws inspiration from Malaysiana and the modern worldliness of the city. The hotel is surrounded by the Chow Kits streets, an area full of history that makes it an interesting and inviting place. If you want to experience the old heart of Kuala Lumpur, this is the place you should go to!

Rate: From RM149.00 per night

Address: 1012, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: (+60)3 2778 6666

2. MOMO’s Kuala Lumpur

Trendy Hotel In Kuala LumpurTrendy Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

Trendy Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

At that, here is another hotel located at Chow Kit Street. MOMO’s Kuala Lumpur is not only housing 99 minimalist rooms with super comfy beds but, these rooms have warm ambient lighting, bespoke toiletries, 43” smart TVs, and there’s high-speed internet too! It also has its own restaurant where you can enjoy local delicacies at the MoMosita Satay Bar and event space, The Playground.

Rate: From RM125.00 per night

Address: 316, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: (+06)3 2776 6666

3. Lantern Hotel

Trendy Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

Trendy Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

Trendy Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

Situated in the heart of Petaling Street, Lantern Hotel is just a short walk from all major attractions in Chinatown. On top of that, this hotel has an open-air terrace cafe where you can soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Petaling Street. This boutique hotel is stylishly renovated into a four-storey building with an industrial-meets-tropical touch. If you love minimalist architecture, this is the right place for you!

Rate: From RM90 per night

Address: 38, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: (+60)3 2020 1648

4. The KL Journal

Trendy Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

Trendy Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

Trendy Hotel In Kuala Lumpur

Opening its door in 2015, The KL Journal immediately became one of the most popular boutique hotels for its personality and charms. Apart from being located in a strategic neighbourhood dotted with malls and restaurants, its attractive retro and funky vibe with a hint of industrial touch would make it the perfect place to go if you are planning a girls’ getaway.

Rate: From RM145 per night

Address: 30, Jalan Beremi, Off Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50200 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: (+06)3 2110 2111

5. Kloé Hotel

Kloé Hotel

Missing the healthy green foliage? The name and design of Kloé Hotel is inspired by the Greek name, ‘Chloe’, which means ‘tender, young shoot’ or ‘fresh bloom’. And, this hotel a haven for nature lovers. Choose rooms from a modern designed city room where you can get up-close views of the city skyline to a courtyard room with a cosy day bed by the pool. They even have 5 artists aloft tailored to individual interests – art, music, books, food and gardens!

Rate: From RM140 per night

Address: 227, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: (+60)3 2772 1313

6. WOLO Kuala Lumpur

WOLO Kuala Lumpur

WOLO Kuala Lumpur

WOLO Kuala Lumpur

WOLO – a hotel for the curious and creative explorer. Premium malls such as Pavilion and The Starhill are sited within 200m distance. Plus, Fahrenheit 88, Lot 10, and Low Yat Plaza are just a few minutes away if you are up for an off-the-beat shopping experience. Whether you want to value your own sweet time snuggling in a cosy bed or unwind after a hectic weekday, you can get the best of both worlds at WOLO Kuala Lumpur.

Rate: From RM249 per night

Address: Corner of Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: (+60)3 2719 1333

7. Alila Bangsar

Alila Bangsar

Alila Bangsar

Alila Bangsar

Environs by the lively city vibe, Alila Bangsar is your go-to modern urban retreat with a creative culinary experience. You will be astonished by its five themes customized to individual interests that will enhance your stay. Occupied with a mid-20th cocktail lounge, a variety of dining, gym, and meeting rooms makes this an apt place for young urbanites, leisure explorers, and worldly executives.

Rate: From RM288 per night

Address: 58, Jalan Ang Seng, 50470 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: (+60)3 2268 3888

8. The RuMa Hotel & Residences

The RuMa Hotel and Residences

The RuMa Hotel and Residences

The RuMa Hotel and Residences

Voted Top 100 Most Incredible Hotels In the World by Fodor’s Travel 2020, The RuMa is a hotel inspired by the Malay word ‘rumah’. It guarantees to cover all your dining needs from refreshments to a specialty restaurant. Probably a notch above your own abode, the hotel is cantilevered with a spectacular 25-meter outdoor pool and sundeck. It captures all the intimacies of a house, and is probably a true refuge in the heart of Kuala Lumpur that makes you feel at “home”.

Rate: From RM388 per night

Address: 7, Jalan Kia Peng, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: (+60)3 2778 0888

This article was first published in: KL Foodie


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