The Best Hotels to Book in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

Theres a hotel for every type of traveller in Bukit Bintang
There's a hotel for every type of traveller in Bukit Bintang | Courtesy of The KL Journal /
Sam Bedford

Bukit Bintang attracts a range of visitors, from backpackers and business travellers to families and shopaholics. Late night entertainment, world-class shopping facilities and endless food choices make this part of Kuala Lumpur a tourist hotspot. Discover Culture Trip’s best hotels in Bukit Bintang for luxury, comfort and convenience.

1. Swiss-Garden Hotel & Residences

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Swiss-Garden Hotel & Residences

Boasting a total of 296 guest rooms, ranging from deluxe and executives to family suites, Swiss-Garden Hotel offers exquisite comfort in Kuala Lumpur. Attracting business and leisure travellers for its location near both Bukit Bintang and Chinatown with ample facilities and amenities, there’s little wonder why it often gets rated among the best hotels in Bukit Bintang. The onsite Flavors Restaurant and Blue Chip Lounge provide a comfortable place to dine and enjoy a late night cocktail or two. Most guests rate Swiss-Garden highly for its convenient location and comfort.

2. The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

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The Ritz-Carlton is a household name renowned for its high standards, luxury and refined atmosphere. Kuala Lumpur’s branch along Jalan Imbi meets and exceeds all expectations of a world-class hotel. Rooms have marble bathrooms, ultra-comfortable beds and designer toiletries. But the comfort isn’t the only reason the Ritz-Carton is one of the best hotels in Bukit Bintang. The central location puts it within walking distance of Kuala Lumpur’s famous shopping malls, including Pavilion, and a short drive from Petronas Towers. Anyone looking to enjoy ultimate luxury with spa services, massages and a 24/7 butler service should book a night at Ritz-Carlton.

3. Berjaya Times Square Hotel

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Berjaya Times Square Hotel, in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s shopping district, has a prime location for tourists on a shopping spree. Not only does the hotel provide some of Bukit Bintang’s most comfortable rooms, but the city’s famous shopping centres are minutes away. With 24-hour room service, onsite bars and restaurants as well as an outdoor swimming pool, squash courts and fitness centre and quick access to the city’s monorail, Berjaya combines the best of both convenient travel and comfort.

4. PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

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For a luxurious stay in a prime location near Kuala Lumpur’s shopping and nightlife hotspots, consider PARKROYAL. Located on Jalan Sultan Ismail, guests can choose between six room types and expect marble bathrooms, both a bathtub and shower and separate seating and sleeping areas in this five-star hotel. Head outside and the Bukit Bintang Monorail Station for quick access to the rest of the city is two minutes away on foot. Guests appreciate PARKROYAL’s prime location, comfort and the opportunity to dine in the award-winning Si Chuan Dou Hua restaurant.

5. Furama Hotel Bukit Bintang

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Furama Hotel is popular for its location, spacious rooms and providing convenience. The 27-storey hotel has 433 rooms and suites, including family-friendly rooms, a fitness centre and an executive lounge. Other facilities include a rooftop pool surrounded by palm trees and views of Kuala Lumpur’s skyline, seven function rooms and a bar and restaurant. Families, business travellers and tourists looking for a comfortable place to stay in the heart of Bukit Bintang will enjoy their time at the four-star Furama Hotel.

6. Dorsett Kuala Lumpur

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For a more relaxed stay in the Golden Triangle, head to Dorsett, located 10 minutes on foot from Bukit Bintang Monorail Station. A total of 322 elegant rooms, ranging from basic and deluxe to family-sized as well as 27 suites, all have bright decorations, flat-screen TVs and rainfall showers. Some rooms come with separate sitting rooms and floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of the city. Dorsett Kuala Lumpur also has onsite restaurants, a gym and an outdoor pool. The staff can help guests arrange tours and the hotel provides babysitting services too. Leisure travellers with small children will find all the facilities and amenities they need at this hotel in Bukit Bintang.

7. Grand Millennium Hotel Kuala Lumpur

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This five-star hotel is in Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle just minutes from Pavilion, Lot 10 and Fahrenheit 88 shopping malls. All of the 468 guestrooms and 16 suites have floor-to-ceiling windows, large beds and an LCD TV. Three restaurants serve Cantonese and Japanese specialities while another offers buffet-style dining. The Shisha Lounge overlooks Pavilion’s crystal fountains too. Other facilities include the resort-style swimming pool, a spa and its prime location. Combine these and Grand Millennium becomes one of the best hotels in Bukit Bintang to suit all needs and interests.

8. The KL Journal

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The KL Journal is among the best hotels in Bukit Bintang for its chic rooms, contemporary décor and boutique-style ambience. Expect giant windows, an iPod docking station and high-quality toiletries inside this four-star hotel in Bukit Bintang. Its prime location puts guests within a few minutes of Pavilion and Bukit Bintang Monorail Station. This hotel is suitable for couples to enjoy its unique style, rooftop infinity pool and its al fresco beer garden.

9. The Westin KL

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Anyone looking for the ultimate level of comfort and luxury in the heart of Bukit Bintang will find satisfaction at The Westin KL. With 380 rooms, suites and residences each having a sophisticated décor and optimised to maximise natural light, guests won’t be short of choice. Facilities include a rooftop swimming pool, fitness centre and kid’s club to keep all visitors entertained. Families and couples often rate this as one of the best hotels in Bukit Bintang for comfort, location and family-friendly nature.

10. Lanson Place Bukit Ceylon Serviced Residences

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Boasting a selection of modern apartments, from one to three bedrooms with city views in the centre of Bukit Bintang, Lanson Place attracts those who want their own space. Each apartment has a separate kitchen, dining area and lounge along with an LCD TV and Blue-Ray player. Washing machines and dishwashers are available too. Guests have access to an outdoor pool and sun loungers as well as a garden, children’s pool and playground. Families and anyone looking for a home away from home experience will appreciate Lanson Place.

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