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Also known as ‘Bintang Walk’ or ‘Starhill’, Bukit Bintang is a popular, vibrant area with pedestrian streets – cafés, restaurants and shops. Hotels in this area offer a great base to explore KL and its nightlife.
7.8 Very Good
based on 19446 Agoda reviews
71% off on Agoda
Why this hotel? Value for money. Excellent pool & gym. Convenient location. Free WiFi.
A popular choice on Travel Gay Asia. The Furama hotel is conveniently located, a few minutes’ walk to Imbi Monorail Station and Berjaya Times Square, with its great range of entertainment and shops.
This high-rise hotel offers excellent city views and features an outdoor pool, well-equipped gym, restaurant & bar. Guest rooms have large windows, 32″ flat screen TV, tea & coffee maker and safe. 24-hour room service available.
based on 9735 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? On Bintang Walk. Excellent for shopping & gay scene. Free WiFi.
A great choice for gay shoppers. ANSA Kuala Lumpur (formerly ‘Piccolo Hotel’) sits on Bintang Walk, close to major shopping malls (Lot 10, Fahrenheit 88, Pavilion KL) and a huge range of restaurants.
Newly renovated guest rooms feature air conditioning, modern bathrooms, flat screen TV’s, tea & coffee-making facilities and free WiFi.
7.6 Very Good
based on 4346 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Great for shopping. Stylish rooms. Popular hotel. Free WiFi.
Le Apple offers excellent-value rooms near the best shopping areas in Bukit Bintang, between Lot 10 and Fahrenheit 88, and next to Day Thermos male sauna & gym.
Each modern, Zen-themed, air-conditioned guest room have a flat screen TV, en suite bathroom, personal safe, fridge and free WiFi.
A very popular hotel in KL on Travel Gay Asia. The new Le Apple Boutique Hotel KLCC is also worth considering.
7.7 Very Good
based on 8015 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Very central. In the heart of Bukit Bintang. Value for money. Free WiFi.
A great-value hotel, located right in the heart of the Bukit Bintang shopping district, close to the gay scene and within a short walk of restaurants and businesses.
Hotel Capitol offers comfortable, contemporary-styled rooms with nice city views.
Guests have free use of the swimming pool at the Federal Hotel (just a few minutes’ walk). We recommend the Deluxe rooms that are located on the higher floors.
based on 5936 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Fabulous location. Near shops and gay scene. Popular choice. Free WiFi.
Located in the heart of KL’s shopping district, the WOLO Bukit Bintang offers modern, stylish rooms with free WiFI, a gym and Wine & Cigar Lounge.
All air-conditioned guest rooms feature flat screen satellite TV, minibar, electric kettle. The in-house French-inspired bakery serves pastries, breads and cakes (7am-11pm).
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8 Excellent, based on 601 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $87 USD. Now $37 USD | click here
8 Excellent, based on 7900 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $112 USD. Now $69 USD | click here
8.3 Excellent, based on 5551 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $150 USD. Now $113 USD | click here
8.5 Excellent, based on 2994 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $250 USD. Now $83 USD | click here
7.5 Very Good, based on 7162 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $100 USD. Now $48 USD | click here
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Bukit Bintang Walk
popular area with alfresco cafés, bars, night markets and restaurants
tourist-popular area; home of the famous Petaling Street night market
KLCC (Kuala Lumpur City Centre)
home to the Petronas Towers, shopping malls and excellent hotels
based on 2993 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Apartment style. Close to shops, gay scene & attractions. Free WiFi.
The great-value apartment-styled Invito Hotel is located just a 5-minute walk from Bukit Bintang, many of the best shops, and 1 km from the Petronas Twin Towers.
Each modern, air-conditioned, non-smoking guest room features a well-equipped kitchen (with stove, fridge, microwave), free WiFi, seating area. We like the swimming pool and gym that have fabulous views.
The hotel reception is open 24 hours. There’s a restaurant and bar, though many local options are nearby.
based on 1288 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Near the gay scene. Modern rooms. Great pool & gym onsite. Free WiFi.
We highly recommend The KL Journal for many reasons. This modern, great-value hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Bukit Bintang, minutes away from the best shops and gay scene.
Guest rooms offer excellent city views from the terrace. All rooms are non-smoking, air-conditioned and feature floor-to-ceiling windows, flat screen satellite TV, iPod dock, free WiFi, Nespresso coffee machine.
The hotel has its own stylish café bar & restaurant, a rooftop infinity pool and a gym if you wish to work out. For a different sort of exercise, try the Day Thermos men’s sauna or the Blueboy Discotheque – located just a short walk away.
based on 6160 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Convenient location. In Bukit Bintang. Excellent value for money. Free WiFi.
Located along Bintang Walk, the large 4-star Dorsett Kulua Lumpur offers value-for-money rooms in a central location. Great for shopping and sightseeing.
Guest rooms have hints of Victorian and art deco influence and feature 32″ flat screen TV, minibar, tea & coffee maker and free WiFi.
A variety of local and international dishes are available from three onsite restaurants. Guests have access to a gym and an outdoor pool.
based on 391 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Budget choice. Breakfast included. Excellent location. Free WiFi.
Good budget option in Bukit Bintang. The Orange Pekoe offers 16 clean, modern rooms with free WiFi, breakfast, free coffee & tea.
Each nonsmoking room features en suite bathroom, air conditioning and satellite TV. There is a chill-out area, internet terminals and CCTV security system.
A wide range of shops and restaurants are at your doorstep.
Kuala Lumpur City Centre is home to Malaysia’s premier shopping centre, Suria KLCC, located at the base of the famous Petronas Twin Towers. The main hub for shopping, dining & entertainment and a popular area with visitors.
based on 4525 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Popular new hotel. Excellent value. Walk to Petronas Towers. Free WiFi.
A new best seller in Kuala Lumpur. Le Apple KLCC is in great central location – a short walk from the Twin Towers and Suria KLCC shopping mall. Good location for a Saturday night out at DivineBliss dance party, too.
Each modern, en suite guest room features a flat screen TV, free WiFi, large windows, minibar and safe. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk service. Airport transfers can be arranged at a surcharge.
Sister hotel of the popular Le Apple Boutique Bukit Bintang.
based on 9690 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Great for KLCC shopping. Excellent value. Convenient location. Free WiFi.
Popular hotel in central KL, a 10-minute walk from Petronas Twin Towers and close to public transportation. The Concorde features a decent-sized gym, a nice outdoor pool and sauna.
Guest rooms have flat screen cable TV, DVD player and tea & coffee maker. The hotel has several restaurants. Poolside dining is recommended at Spices Restaurant & Wine Bar.
The Kuala Lumpur nightlife in and around Bukit Bintang can be reached by taxi in 5 minutes. Or you can walk to the nearby Hard Rock Café.
based on 6563 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Walk to Twin Towers. Great value. Excellent spa, pool & gym. Free WiFi.
A slightly more upmarket hotel at mid-range prices. The Impiana KLCC has fantastic facilities – outdoor pool, well-equipped gym, 4 restaurants and the award-winning Swasana Spa.
The rooms offer a pillow menu, satellite TV, tea & coffee maker, minibar and safe. The 24-hour Tonka Bean Café Deli serves Asian and international cuisine. You can enjoy a drink at the Oswego Wine Bar or try the cigars at Bohemia Tobacco Bar.
Located a 5-minute walk from the Pavilion Shopping Mall and Petronas Twin Towers. Gay venues in Bukit Bintang are less than 10 minutes away by taxi.
based on 2039 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Fully-equipped rooms. Great gym & pool. Value for money. Free WiFi.
Somerset Ampang offers great-value apartments, just a 5-minute walk from Ampang Park LRT Station. This high-rise hotel features a restaurant, a well-equipped gym and a rooftop pool with city view.
The rooms have free WiFi, flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod dock and a kitchen with full-sized refrigerator, microwave and dining area.
The Somerset is located along the Embassy Row, less than 10 minutes’ walk from Suria KLCC and Petronas Towers. OOPS! male sauna is 10 minutes away by taxi.
One of the most tourist-popular areas in Malaysia. Located near Bukit Bintang, KL’s Chinatown is great for shopping. The main market around Petaling Street has hundreds of stalls selling all kinds of goods at bargain prices.
7.8 Very Good
based on 1954 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Central location. Close to Chinatown. Value for money. Free WiFi.
Located in the heart of KL, within walking distance of major landmarks – Masjid India, Central Market and Petaling Street, the Pacific Express offers an outdoor pool with great view, a gym and a restaurant.
En suite room features free WiFi, flat screen satellite TV, personal safe and electric kettle. The friendly staff at the 24-hour front desk offer concierge service, laundry service, money exchange, etc.
7.8 Very Good
based on 1954 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Budget choice. Short drive to Bukit Bintang. Great value. Free WiFi.
An excellent budget hotel in the heart of KL, the GRID 9 is a 10-minute walk to Chinatown and right next to the Jalan Maharajalela monorail station.
The GRID offers a choice of compact en-suite guest rooms that have a flat screen satellite TV and air conditioning or very low cost “super-pods” in shared dormitories. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi.
The onsite restaurant serves local and international food. You can use the iPad, play pool or watch TV with surround sound in the lounge. The iconic Petronas Towers and Bukit Bintang are just a 15-minute drive away.