Situated just 2km away from the city of KL is KL Sentral, a one-stop transport hub for major rail systems — KLIA Ekspres, KLIA Transit, KTM Intercity, KTM Komuter, Putra LRT and KL Monorail. This bustling transport hub is situated in a busy area within the KL Sentral area, making it a famous destination for travelers, especially since there are many good hotels nearby. There are also plenty of shopping and entertainment places nearby to make your stay in KL a memorable one.
To make the choice easier, we’ve picked 10 awesome hotels around KL Sentral for you to stay in when visiting the city.
1. The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur
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This luxurious hotel in KL was founded in 1932. The hotel almost closed down during the 1980s, but was rescued under the Antiquities Act.
As soon as you enter the hotel, you will be amazed looking at the lobby, with its high ceilings, polished marble floors and giant sparkling chandelier. The five-star service in the hotel is top-notch and guests can expect to enjoy tastefully decorated and spacious rooms with a fully stocked mini bar. There are also Crabtree and Evelyn toiletries and in-rooms magazines like Prestige and Malaysia Tatler for guests to enjoy.
2. Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur
This award-wining hotel is strategically located next to KL Sentral. This provides easy access for guests to access a network of trains and buses.
Le Meridien is one of the top notch hotels in the city of KL with stylish rooms. The hotel provides a fully-equipped health club featuring bikes, stair-climbing machines, treadmills, and low-impact aerobic machines. When you are in the lobby, remember to grab their complementary illy coffee. If price is not a big concern, opt for their executive lounge because it is perfect for a quiet space to rest and work.
3. Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral
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Aloft KL Sentral Hotel is a stylish and trendy hotel with a bold urban design. The hotel’s lounge allows guests to make use of their (the hotel’s) Apple iMacs, and the rooms are designed with a key-less system where guests can simply enter their room by using their smartphones.
Aloft KL Sentral also has a rooftop pool deck and at night, guests can enjoy a cocktail or two at the hotel’s Tiki themed bar, Mai Bar.
4. Ascott Sentral Kuala Lumpur
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The Ascott Sentral is located about 100 meters away from KL Sentral. The hotel is linked to KL Sentral via a sky bridge through NU Sentral mall. There’s a free shuttle service for those who don’t want to walk across the bridge.
Rooms are spacious and comfortable and some rooms even provide guests with toiletries from L’Occitane. The hotel’s apartment comes with an in-room kitchenette complete with a microwave and fridge.
5. Hilton Kuala Lumpur
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The Hilton Hotel in KL certainly lives up the Hilton name. Types of rooms available for guests include classic, executive, and suites. We hear that there are pianos in some of the suites.
Hotel guests can also enjoy a yoga class at the 2-storey modern fitness centre or get a relaxing massage. There are also many good restaurants in the hotel. For international and local dishes, check out Vasco’s and for drinks, head on over to the popular Zeta Bar. Pastries, hot coffee and fresh breads can be enjoyed at the Oro Café.
6. Hotel Summer View Kuala Lumpur
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Hotel Summer View Kuala Lumpur is just a 10-minute walk from the National Museum of Malaysia and Little India Brickfields. Seeing as it is so close to KL Sentral, it is a good choice for tourists visiting the city centre. The rates are more affordable and the hotel is cozy and convenient.
There are 98 rooms in Hotel Summer View. Breakfast is complimentary and the hotel has a no-smoking policy.
7. Prescott Hotel Kuala Lumpur
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This charming hotel has a classic and contemporary design.
The hotel’s rooms are well equipped with comfortable beds and complementary high speed WiFi connections, which is perfect for business travelers. To relax over drinks and food, check out the Tazza Café where a selection of a la carte dishes, snacks and drinks are available.
8. Signature Hotel Brickfields KL Sentral
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Signature Hotel Brickfields is an ideal option for budget travelers. The hotel is clean and comfortable and doesn’t weigh heavy on the wallet. The hotel is located in the heart of Little India Brickfields. A five to ten minute walk will bring you to KL Sentral and Saw Kow Tong Temple, one of Kuala Lumpur most beautiful temples. Plus, there are plenty of coffee shops and shopping places around the hotel to cater to your needs.
The hotel consists of 48 rooms, and each room is furnished with a comfortable bed with an attached bathroom, a 32 inch LCD TV with 10 channels and complimentary high speed Internet access.
9. Metro Hotel KL Sentral
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Metro Hotel is another excellent pick if you want to stay in the Brickfields area. The hotel price is relatively cheap but the rooms are comfortable and spacious. The location of the hotel is strategic as it is within walking distance from KL Sentral and Nu Sentral.
The hotel also provides many facilities to make your stay a comfortable one.
10. My Hotel @ KL Sentral
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Located conveniently in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, My Hotel is a two-star budget hotel located at Jalan Thambipillay, Brickfields. The hotel is also within walking distance to KL Sentral, tourist spots like Merdeka Square and more.
Besides the basic amenities, guests can take advantage of a round-trip airport shuttle for a small surcharge. There are no restaurants in the hotel, but there are plenty of eateries located outside the hotel, all within walking distance.
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