Top 10 budget hotels in the city centre
LODGE PARADIZE HOTEL, BUKIT BINTANG
This boutique-style hotel located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s “golden triangle” is refurbished from its original pre-war design. It features rooms with tasteful wood flooring and panels. A cool oasis in the city, it is within walking distance to hip F&B outlets such as Taps Beer Bar, Mitasu Japanese Restaurant, among others. A five-minute cab ride will get you to Central Market for artsy souvenirs.
YP BOUTIQUE HOTEL, PETALING JAYA
Siituated in Petaling Jaya, near Paradigm Mall, YP Boutique Hotel is 20 minutes from Subang Airport and a five-minute walk to many trendy F&B outlets. For shopaholics, it is a 15-minute drive from Sunway Lagoon theme park and Sunway Pyramid shopping centre. Attractions nearby also include KidZania Kuala Lumpur, 1 Utama Shopping Centre and i-City Shah Alam theme park.
PUTERI AMPANG HOTEL, KUALA LUMPUR
Puteri Ampang Hotel is a five-minute walk from Ampang Point shopping mall and a 10-minute drive from KLCC. It has modern accommodations and each room comes with an LCD TV with ASTRO cable channels. Savour local cuisines at the stalls located on the ground floor, open 24 hours a day. Puteri Ampang hotel also provides shuttle service to the airport, about an hour’s drive away.
HOTEL SMC ALAM AVENUE, SHAH ALAM
Situated at the heart of Shah Alam, Hotel SMC Alam Avenue offers a cosy and comfortable stay at affordable rates for business or personal trips. Enjoy digital lights and theme park at i-City Park, just 3km away from the hotel. Visit the botanical park in Bukit Cahaya to enjoy fun activities such as hiking, cycling and the Skytrex Adventure, an aerial obstacle course set in a scenic forest.
I BOUTIQUE HOTEL, PETALING JAYA
Located in Petaling Jaya, I Boutique Hotel is a 15-minute drive from Sunway Pyramid shopping centre and Sunway Lagoon theme park. With over 90 rides and attractions, Sunway Lagoon features a water park, amusement park, wildlife park, extreme park, scream park and the Nickleodeon Lost Lagoon. Interconnected rooms at I Boutique Hotel are also available for the convenience of families and group travellers.
AIRA HOTEL, KUALA LUMPUR
Located near Chow Kit market, Aira Hotel is just minutes from iconic landmarks such as Merdeka Square (where one of the tallest flagpoles in the world is located), the National Textile Museum, Sultan Abdul Samad building and the Petronas Twin Towers. Try the Hainanese chicken chop at the famous Yut Kee restaurant. Comfortable rooms await tired travellers after a long day out.
I HOTEL, KUALA LUMPUR
I Hotel at Jalan Maharajalela offers comfortable and affordable rooms which are complemented by excellent service and friendly staff. A rooftop deck offers a bird’s eye view of KLCC and KL Tower. A 10 minute-drive will get you to Pavilion, Fahrenheit 88 and other malls, where you can shop, dine and enjoy myriad entertainment. Or, just take a walk to Kenanga Wholesale Centre, Kuala Lumpur’s largest fashion wholesale mall.
DAMANSARA INN, DAMANSARA JAYA
Located in Damansara Jaya, this cosy hotel with modern minimalist decor is right next to the newly revamped Atria Shopping Mall and a host of restaurants for international and local cuisine. It offers easy access to hotspots around Petaling Jaya such as Starling, 1 Utama and Amcorp Mall. The hotel is also close to commercial areas such as Damansara Uptown and Phileo Damansara.
I HOTEL, KOTA DAMANSARA
The I Hotel at Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya provides ideal accommodation for business and leisure travellers at budget prices. Nearby dining and shopping attractions include Sunway Giza Mall, 1 Utama, The Curve and IKEA. I Hotel guests will not run out of F&B options by day or night, as many restaurants are within walking distance.