Kuala Lumpur

18 Dec 2019 - 19 Dec 2019

2 adults - 1 room

Kuala Lumpur, the glittering capital city of Malaysia, is often known as a shopper’s paradise. The fancy term is not undeserved, though - the city is home to three of the world’s ten largest malls, and was also once featured as one of the world’s top five shopping cities by CNNGo.

It’s not all material consumerism in Kuala Lumpur, though - once you’re done buying everything you can at the super mega malls, spend some time visiting what was, until 2004, the tallest buildings in the world. The Petronas Twin Towers, a pair of identical skyscrapers, held that honour from 1998 till 2004 but continues to hold great significance to Malaysia even after it was dethroned. Take the lift up all the way to the top of the towers for a sight you won’t soon forget - an unrivalled panoramic view of the entire Malaysian peninsula.

To make the most of your KL vacation, staying in the right place is key. From the glittering malls of downtown KL, the artsy district of KLCC to the grungy excitement of Chinatown, find your best accommodation fit in Kuala Lumpur with Skyscanner.  

Where to stay

For the city-lovers 

If you like feeling the non-stop energy of a vibrant capital city, staying in the beating heart of Kuala Lumpur’s downtown area is perfect for you. Bukit Bintang is the entertainment hub of the city - you’ll be able to find everything from sparkling luxury shopping malls to fantastic high-end restaurants and 5-star hotels in this area, together with a sophisticated nightlife scene.

There’s something in Bukit Bintang for everyone - shopaholics who don’t want to lug their shopping bags too far from can make their home base at one of the many hotels in the area (a wide range from budget to high-end are available), as can foodies who’d like never-ending choice for their every meal. Young merrymakers can also bunk down in one of the nearby budget hostels and spend their nights painting the town red.  

For the business travellers 

If you’re a business traveller with little leisure time to spare, though, KLCC (Kuala Lumpur City Centre) is your remedy - all your entertainment, shopping and dining needs are right at your doorstep. KLCC is office buildings, shopping malls, theatres, and iconic landmarks all rolled into one wonderful place; you need not venture out for anything whatsoever. On top of that, its central location also means you can get to most places in Kuala Lumpur within the blink of an eye both via private and public transportation 

For the backpackers 

But if you’re after a bit of cultural immersion plus some budget street market shopping, Chinatown is for you. A hotbed of old temples, shophouses and of course the renowned Petaling Street night market, Chinatown is a great hangout spot for young bargain-hunters and families. You’ll find a slew of budget hotels and backpacker hostels all around the area for your accommodation needs too - how’s that for a holiday on a budget?

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What are travellers saying about Kuala Lumpur?

9.8
Foodies
8.8
Family Travellers
8.4
Backpackers
7.7
Adventure Travellers
7.5
Nightlife Lovers
Member reviews (671)
Dharma Yanthi
Dharma Yanthi
29/10/2019

I love the city! the food is nice, a lot of tourist attraction~ easy to find public transportation

Tushar Jain
Tushar Jain
02/10/2019

amazing place. can be done in budget. Amazing people. Great public transportation. loved it.

Alifa Ramadhan
Alifa Ramadhan
12/09/2019

Its a great to the trip kuala lumpur amazing location and nice culture i love malaysia

Jean  Renee
Jean Renee
09/09/2019

A good place to visit when in a budget. You can go to historical place or shoping a lot of brands here which is more cheaper.

FAQs

The least expensive month is October, with an average of RM 132 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Kuala Lumpur is July, with an average price of RM 340 per night.
The average price of a hotel in December last year was RM 263 per night. This is 8% more than the average nightly price of RM 242 seen over the previous 12 months.
In Kuala Lumpur, the expected average temperature in December is 27.7°C/81.8°F. The warmest month is typically March, which averages 33.5°C/92.3°F. The coolest month is January, with temperatures averaging 23.3°C/73.9°F.
The nearest airport to Kuala Lumpur is Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Azziz Shah (SZB) (15.21km). Other nearby airports include: Kuala Lumpur International (44.00km)

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