We are creatures of comfort. Say the words "budget travel" and the first thing you picture gone are go-to comforts or amenities. However, compromising on quality doesn’t always have to be the case when you’re on a budget-savvy trip.
Instead of stretching your dollar in Singapore, choose Kuala Lumpur as your next getaway destination. Why? So you can explore and enjoy a satisfying stay minus the compromise.
Room comforts - check. Strategic location - check. Plenty of eatery options - check. Shopping areas - check. Wallet-friendliness - double check! Time to turn those affordable travel aspirations into reality.
Ramada Plaza Dua Sentral Kuala Lumpur
Prices starting from S$99.29
When it comes to exploring the city centre, you can’t get a more central location than Ramada Plaza Dua Sentral in Kuala Lumpur. It is designed for comfort and convenience, and you'll be able to enjoy the scenic views of The Petronas Twin Towers and KL Tower from the hotel’s infinity pool. Walk to Chinatown, Petaling Street or hop on the free shuttle bus to KL Sentral – the city awaits.
Sunway Putra Hotel
Prices starting from S$96.03
Be it business or pleasure, Sunway Putra Hotel is equipped to make your stay a memorable one. The hotel overlooks Putra World Trade Centre, is 15 minutes away from the city’s business hub and enjoys access to both shopping locations (KLCC) and transportation. Visit Sunway Putra Mall, Central Market, Petaling Street, Petronas Twin Towers, Aquaria KLCC or KL Tower with ease and value for money.
Furama Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
Prices starting from S$83.02
Is convenience king? Well, Furama believes so. Book this Kuala Lumpur hotel to enjoy its surrounding perks. Furama offers 24-hour room service, jazz music at the Cinnamon Lounge and a good mix of mid-range to high-end shopping spots. Pick your price and head over to Lot 10, Imbi Plaza, Sungei Wang, BB Plaza, Fahrenheit, Starhill or Pavilion. Berjaya Times Square is three minutes away by foot, and its Cosmo’s World Theme Park is great fun for kids.
Wolo Hotel Bukit Bintang
Prices starting from S$88.09
Unique doesn’t have to mean uneconomical, and Wolo is a chic testament to that statement. Featuring modern rooms with a Tous le Jours café at the lobby, the hotel's exterior will make you stop and take a second look while you’re in Bukit Bintang. For the food-hunters, Jalan Alor is in walking distance where plenty of local street food await.
The ZON All Suites Residences
Prices starting from S$82.33
Another spacious offering in the city, the ZON All Suites Residences reside close to the Malaysian Tourist Information Centre, Embassy Row, Suria KLCC Shopping Centre and Ampang Park. In addition to a business centre, meeting rooms, free Wi-Fi in public areas and 24-hour room service, the ZON has an outdoor pool, children’s pool, and a fitness centre to boot.
Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar
Prices starting from S$98.49
Feeling the pull of Bangsar? No fear, Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar is here. An urban living space beside the famed Menara Telekom, the hotel boasts 513 rooms and suites. This Pullman location offers convenience for those looking to explore KL with both the Kerinchi Light Rapid Transit (LRT) train station and KL Sentral Station close by. Got the itch to shop? Mid Valley Megamall is a five-minute drive away. For those travelling with family, Pullman offers free accommodation and breakfast for one child under 12 years.
Invito Hotel Suites
Prices starting from S$84.57
The inviting Invito Hotel Suites stands tall in the centre of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle. Whether you’re headed to Jalan Alor for good eats, visiting the Petronas Twin Towers or planning a night out at chic clubs, Invito checks all those boxes. Equipped with Wi-Fi throughout the area, and close to two monorail stations, Invito keeps you close to the city fun.
With the right app, booking your next cheap flight or hotel stay in Kuala Lumpur will be a breeze. For added convenience, check out the new travel booking site in town, Traveloka, which provides a paperless and smooth journey with its website and mobile app.
Note: Hotel rates listed are for check-in on Aug 15, 2016, and check-out on Aug 16, 2016.