Time just flies and mid year is approaching again. If you follow the 2016 Indonesian education calendar standard, it means, soon we will enter the school holiday season. Interestingly, the season of school holidays in this year does not seem to be far from the Eid holiday season. Meaning? Time to vacation with family! Yayy!

If you’re still upset about determining which destinations to visit during the holidays, Let’s visit Kuala Lumpur okay! The capital city of Malaysia has many interesting attractions to be visited with family.

Starting from visiting the Petronas Tower, touring in the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, to chatting with thousands of birds in KL Bird Park; you can do all in Kuala Lumpur.

And, don’t worry about the accommodation problem. Kuala Lumpur (and the surrounding satellite city) has many budget accommodations yet comfortable enough to be tried with family. 8 of them have a level of comfort above the average, although the rate is really friendly to the pockets. Let’s peek at the recommendation below, okay!

PS: There are some hotels below which are not exactly located in Kuala Lumpur, but easy enough to access Kuala Lumpur.

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1. When Seeing H Boutique Hotel, You Will Find it Difficult to Believe That the Rate Starts from USD22.2 Only.

H Boutique Hotel
H Boutique Hotel, via booking

It seems, (almost) every traveler wants an accommodation that is affordable, but has a good atmosphere. Would it be nice if you could stay in a cool accommodation with a rate similar to hostel or guesthouse? Without sacrificing the comfort of your stay, you can save the excess budget for sightseeing and buying souvenirs, right?

Lobby
Lobby, via H Boutique Hotel/facebook

In Kuala Lumpur, there is a boutique hotel which rate is very affordable. Located in Bukit Jalil area, H Boutique Hotel is ready to welcome you with an initial rate starting from around USD22.2 only.

And, since this hotel is a boutique hotel, of course the atmosphere in this hotel is different from the ordinary budget hotel. Especially because the atmosphere in H Boutique Hotel is designed with an exclusive and elegant luxury feel, with a touch of European that is displayed through the presence of a red public phone box in front of the hotel. Awesome!

Red phone box, typical of London
Red phone box, typical of London, via booking

H Boutique Hotel has 3 types of rooms: Superior (single and queen), Deluxe (queen and twin), and Premier (family and king). Each room is equipped with LED TV, air conditioning, and adequate facilities. The atmosphere is more or less like this:

Single superior
Single superior, via H Boutique Hotel/facebook
Queen superior
Queen superior, via H Boutique Hotel/facebook
Deluxe Twin
Deluxe Twin, via H Boutique Hotel/facebook
Deluxe Queen
Deluxe Queen, via H Boutique Hotel/facebook
Premier Family (for 4 people)
Premier Family (for 4 people), via H Boutique Hotel/facebook
Premier King
Premier King, via H Boutique Hotel/facebook

Address: No 2A, Jalan Radin Bagus 6, Bandar Baru Seri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur
Check in: 14.00, Check out: 12.00
Rate: from MYR92/night or USD22.8/night (weekdays, low season, 1 adult) Check The Latest Prices!
Facility: WiFi, tour, family room, luggage storage, taxi service, shops, common lounge, this hotel provides 4 languages: Chinese (Canton), Chinese (Mandarin), English, Malay

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2. LightHouse Hotel & ShortStay, a Budget Hotel with Cool Ocean Atmosphere.  

Lighthouse Hotel & ShortStay
Lighthouse Hotel & ShortStay, via agoda

Are you looking for budget accommodation, but has good atmosphere and located in a strategic location? Then you guys will probably like this particular accommodation. LightHouse Hotel & ShortStay, thus the name of the hotel, is located in a strategic location. This hotel is located in Damansara Uptown, Petaling Jaya, which is known as a commercial and financial district.

There are many cool facilities such as F & B outlets, culinary, to the spa and beauty center around the hotel area. In fact, from here you are close enough to reach major shopping centers like Starling Mall, Tropicana City Mall, and 1 Utama Shopping Center.

Lobby
Lobby, via LightHouse Hotel & ShortStay/facebook

And of course, other attractions of this hotel lie in their nice atmosphere. Lighthouse Hotel & ShortStay also has an interesting stay. In addition to having a fairly complete facilities, this hotel has 25 rooms that are specifically designed with nautical interiors. Oh, according to the official website, the initial rate at this hotel starts from the range of MYR118 per-night.

But if you book through various hotel booking sites like Agoda, you can get the best deals up to the range of MYR90/night, folks. There are 4 types of rooms you can choose: Calico Rooms (single), Simnia Rooms (double singles), Nutmeg Rooms (queen), and Ambrosia Rooms (king size + single bed).

Calico Room
Calico Room, via hotels
Simnia Rooms
Simnia Rooms, via hotels
Nutmeg Rooms
Nutmeg Rooms, via hotels
Nutmeg Rooms
Nutmeg Rooms, via hotels
Ambrosia Rooms
Ambrosia Rooms, via hotels

Address: 2M, Jalan SS21/58, Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya 47400, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Check in: 14.00, Check out: 12.00
Rate: from MYR90/night or USD22.4/night (weekdays, low season, 1 adult) Check The Latest Prices!
Facility: WiFi, express check-in/out, luggage storage, convenience store, coffee shop, restaurant, business center, concierge, family room, easy access for wheelchair, this hotel provides 6 languages: Chinese (Canton), Chinese (Mandarin), Indonesian, English, Malay, Tamil

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3. Although the Rate is in Budget Category, Lantern Hotel Has an Atmosphere That Will Make Your Instagram Happy.

Lantern Hotel
Lantern Hotel, via agoda

The Chinatown area of Kuala Lumpur is well known for having a very lively atmosphere. Chinatown is also known as one of the paradises for cheap and delicious food (note: especially for Muslim tourists, do not hesitate to ask whether the food contain pork/alcohol or not), this is a paradise for thrifty shopping, and also the paradise for budget hotel. Especially for budget hotel, one of the coolest thing to be recommended here is Lantern Hotel.

Receptionist in the second floor
Receptionist in the second floor, via Lantern Hotel/facebook

Lantern Hotel is a 2-star hotel consisting of 4 floors. This hotel is designed with a quite unique concept, which is a blend of industrial concepts with tropical architecture design. As a result, you can feel the unique distinctive atmosphere instantly as you step into this hotel.

Interior ambiance
Interior ambiance, via agoda
Common room
Common room, via Lantern Hotel/facebook

Other plus points are, Lantern Hotel has lots of cool shared space. Chit chat space in the rooftop can be used to socialize with other guests while enjoying the atmosphere of Chinatown. While the indoor lounge is designed with abundant natural lighting.

Common room
Common room, via agoda
Common room
Common room, via Lantern Hotel/facebook
Other interior ambiance
Other interior ambiance, via Lantern

In terms of room, Lantern Hotel has rooms for various types of travelers. There is a dormitory (female/male only) type room for backpackers, and there are private rooms for those of you who want more privacy. Private rooms consist of Queen and Twin with/without window. There is also a Queen and Triple room with terrace and balcony. The atmosphere of the room is designed with a neat and compact modern minimalist style.

Queen Room without window
Queen Room without window, via booking
Queen Room without window
Queen Room without window, via booking
Queen Room with balcony
Queen Room with balcony, via booking

Address: 38, Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur 50000
Check in: 14.00, Check out: 12.00
Rate: from MYR90/night or USD22.3/night (weekdays, low season, 1 adult, dormitory) Check The Latest Prices!
Facility: WiFi, dry cleaning, laundry, common lounge, express check-in/out, luggage storage, concierge, this hotel provides 7 languages: Chinese (Canton), Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, English, Malay, Nepal, France

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4. Go Hotel Subang Jaya, a Cool Boutique Hotel with Fairly Friendly Rate.  

Go Hotel Subang Jaya
Go Hotel Subang Jaya, via booking

Subang Jaya is a suburban area which located around 20 kilometers from the center of Kuala Lumpur. In the last 30 years, the region is experiencing rapid development and has some interesting recreation spots to be visited by tourists. If you are looking for accommodation located in Subang Jaya, try to look at Go Hotel Subang Jaya, okay.

Reception area
Reception area, via Go Hotel/facebook

Go Hotel Subang Jaya is a 2.5-star hotel with a cool rustic industrial-style interior atmosphere. The walls and floors are displayed as it is, while lights and plumbing are intentionally exposed. Interestingly, in some corners there are the use of scrap wood pieces that are arranged without a pattern, and certainly add a unique impression in this hotel area.

Hotel interior
Hotel interior, via Go Hotel/facebook
Hotel interior
Hotel interior, via Go Hotel/facebook
Hotel interior
Hotel interior, via Go Hotel/facebook

This hotel has 35 rooms consisting of several types, ranging from Superior Queen, Deluxe Queen, Executive Queen, Deluxe Twin, to Family Room. If you are traveling with children, this Go Hotel allows guests with no minimum age limit. So children can stay here too. This is the atmosphere at Go Hotel Subang Jaya:

Room ambiance
Room ambiance, via Go Hotel/facebook
Room ambiance
Room ambiance, via Go Hotel/facebook
Room ambiance
Room ambiance, via Go Hotel/facebook

Address: 6, Jalan USJ 9/5P 47620 UEP Subay Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Check in: 14.00, Check out: 12.00
Rate: from MYR115/night or USD28.5/night (weekdays, low season, 1 adult) Check The Latest Prices!
Facility: WiFi, airport transfer, family room, taxi service, common lounge, coffee shop, car park, this hotel provides 7 languages: Chinese (Canton), Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Indonesian, English, Malay, Nepal

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5. O’Boutique Sutes, Its Best Offer Started from USD18.5, Guys!

O’Boutique Suites
O’Boutique Suites, via booking

Turning to Petaling Jaya again, there is O’Boutique Suites that offer budget accommodation in an exclusive atmosphere. The official rate at this hotel actually starts from the MYR120 (approximately USD29.6). But believe me, sometimes you will get the best deals up to MYR75/night if you make reservations through various hotel booking sites. Nice isn’t it?

Interior ambiance
Interior ambiance, via O’Boutique Suites/facebook
Reception area
Reception area, via booking

In terms of location, this O’Boutique Suites is located in a strategic location. The distance is only about 10-15 minutes drive to popular spots like Paradigm Mall, Ikea, and 1 Utama Shopping Center. While in terms of concept, O’Boutique Suites offers accommodation with a chic modern atmosphere. The public areas at the hotel are dominated by wooden elements, which are displayed in the form of strong horizontal and vertical elements.

Interior ambiance
Interior ambiance, via booking
Living room
Living room, via O’Boutique Suites/facebook

This O’Boutique Suites has 60 rooms which are designed with a modern concept. The rooms consist of 4 types: Superior Room (no window), Superior Room, Executive Room, and Family Suite. The last type is the largest type and suitable for a big group, because in this room there are 1 king bed and 4 single beds. The atmosphere is like this:

Superior Room (without window)
Superior Room (without window), via oboutiquesuites
Superior Room (without window)
Superior Room (without window), via oboutiquesuites
Superior Room
Superior Room, via oboutiquesuites
Executive Room
Executive Room, via oboutiquesuites
Family Suites
Family Suites, via oboutiquesuites

Address: B2-01, Casa Utama, Lorong Lebuh Bandar Utama, PJU6A, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Check in: 15.00, Check out: 12.00
Rate: from MYR75/night or USD18.5/night (weekdays, low season, 1 adult) Check The Latest Prices!
Facility: WiFi, family room, vending machine, coffee shop, restaurant, meeting facility, common lounge, lift, car park, this hotel provides 2 languages: English and Malay

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6. If Stay at Bagasta Guesthouse, You Can Feel The ‘Modern Village’ Ambience While Enjoying View of Petronas.

Bagasta Guesthouse
Bagasta Guesthouse, via Bagasta Guesthouse/facebook

Bored with modern minimalist concept hotel that you can find anywhere? While in Kuala Lumpur, let’s try to stay at hotels that have a unique and different atmosphere, namely Bagasta Guesthouse which is located at Jalan Raja Alang.

Reception area
Reception area via Bagasta Guesthouse/facebook

This Bagasta Guesthouse is deserved to be called unique. This hotel offers a kampong atmosphere, but with a modern twist. In this hotel a lot of scattered elements of typical Malay village decorations are arranged in such a way that are able to spread the modern aura, and make this hotel so chic, trendy, and ethnic.

Another plus point is, from this hotel area you can easily enjoy the view towards the Petronas Towers too; especially from its rooftop area. And you can also enjoy this view from the room (not all rooms).

Reception area
Reception area via Bagasta Guesthouse/facebook
Waiting area
Waiting area, via Bagasta Guesthouse/facebook

Now it’s time to discuss about its room. Bagasta Guesthouse has 30 rooms consisting of 5 types: Superior, Deluxe, Family, Family Suite and Master Suite. The majority of rooms are designed by combining the concept of ‘village’ and ‘modern’.

The atmosphere of ‘village’ is presented by placing traditional door or window frames as headboard (wall behind the bed), simple cabinet design and truly ‘village’, and placement of other interior knick-knacks. While the bed and bed linen models are modern. Just look at the appearance in the following photo parade:

Superior Deluxe
Superior Deluxe, via Bagasta Guesthouse/facebook
Superior Deluxe
Superior Deluxe, via Bagasta Guesthouse/facebook
Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room, via Bagasta Guesthouse/facebook
Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room, via Bagasta Guesthouse/facebook
Family Room
Family Room, via Bagasta Guesthouse/facebook
Master Suite
Master Suite, via Bagasta Guesthouse/facebook

Address: 56, Jalan Raja Alang
Check in: 15.00, Check out: 12.00
Rate: from MYR100/night or USD24.67/night (weekdays, low season, 1 adult) Check The Latest Prices!
Facility: WiFi, concierge, bicycle rental, common lounge, shop, dry cleaning, laundry, family room, luggage storage, car park

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7. For Other Unique Stay Atmosphere, You Need To Try The Yard Boutique Hotel

The Yard Boutique Hotel's main gate and reception area
The Yard Boutique Hotel’s main gate and reception area, via theyard

Do you still want to find an unique and distinctive stay atmosphere while traveling to Kuala Lumpur? It’s now The Yard Boutique Hotel‘s turn to enter your radar. This hotel does indeed have an unique and different atmosphere.

The building of this hotel is a colonial building, but combined with a modern twist. As the result, is an accommodation that will provide a different stay atmosphere with other hotels in general.

Hotel corridor
Hotel corridor, via theyard
Hotel corridor
Hotel corridor, via theyard

And, while located in the center of Kuala Lumpur, The Yard Boutique Hotel has a large garden. You can sit back while enjoying your free time in between the busyness of exploring Kuala Lumpur.

After feeling bored chatting in the hotel area, you can just walk to Jalan Alor (within 4 minutes walk) which is famous for its culinary. Or, just go to other cool tourist spots like Changkat Bukit Bintang, Wang Plaza River, Low Yat Plaza; all of which you can travel on foot.

Garden and sitting area
Garden and sitting area, via theyard

The Yard Boutique Hotel has only 11 rooms consisting of 2 types: Deluxe Double Room and Deluxe Twin Room. All rooms are equipped with standard amenities such as air conditioning, desk, 32 “LCD TV and safe box. And, although this hotel does not have a coffee shop, you can make your own tea and coffee using the equipment provided in each room.

Deluxe Double
Deluxe Double, via theyard
Deluxe Double
Deluxe Double, via theyard
Deluxe Twin
Deluxe Twin, via theyard

Address: Lot 623 (No.51D) Jalan Tengkat Tong Shin 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Check in: 14.00, Check out: 12.00
Rate: from MYR116/night or USD29/night (weekdays, low season, 1 adult) Check The Latest Prices!
Facility: WiFi, luggage storage, garden, this hotel provides 5 bahasa: Chinese (Canton), Chinese (Mandarin), Indonesian, English, Malay

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8. Curious What’s It Like to Stay in Container and Sleep on a Concrete Pipe? It’s Time to try out Container Hotel!

Container Hotel
Container Hotel, via containerhotel

When you hear the name “Container Hotel“, maybe you will wonder. Is it true, is this hotel really made of containers? Or just a name?

Believe it or not, this Container Hotel is indeed a hotel that uses containers. Yaps, the original container, guys. Guests can feel the sensation of staying in a container, which you may find difficult to imagine before. Cool, right?

Hotel exterior
Hotel exterior, via Container Hotel (Kuala Lumpur)/facebook
Entrance area
Entrance area, via Container Hotel (Kuala Lumpur)/facebook

Before jumping into a room details, let’s get to know the concept of this Container Hotel first. The hotel is designed with a great urban feel. Almost every corner of this hotel will look cool in your Instagram account. Well, Instagrammers can not miss this hotel while they are on holiday in Kuala Lumpur!

Interior ambiance
Interior ambiance, via Container Hotel (Kuala Lumpur)/facebook
Interior ambiance
Interior ambiance, via containerhotel

Mainly the hotel offers 3 types of rooms: Container (deluxe and suite), Concrete Room, and Camp Site. For the Container type, it is obvious that the rooms use the container.

Unique? Definitely! But the Concrete Room also offers an experience that is not less unique, because you will feel the sensation of staying in a concrete pipe! Amazing right? While the Camp Site is a cabana type room which is suitable for big group. The atmosphere is like this:

Container Deluxe Room

Room ambiance
Room ambiance, via Container Hotel (Kuala Lumpur)/facebook
Room ambiance
Room ambiance, via Container Hotel (Kuala Lumpur)/facebook

Container Suite Room

Room ambiance
Room ambiance, via Container Hotel (Kuala Lumpur)/facebook
Room ambiance
Room ambiance, via Container Hotel (Kuala Lumpur)/facebook
Room ambiance
Room ambiance, via Container Hotel (Kuala Lumpur)/facebook

Concrete Room

Room’s front view
Room’s front view, via Container Hotel (Kuala Lumpur)/facebookr
Room ambiance
Room ambiance, via Container Hotel (Kuala Lumpur)/facebook

Address: 1, Jalan Delima 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Check in: 14.00, Check out: 12.00
Rate: from MYR108/night or USD27/night (weekdays, low season, 1 adult) Check The Latest Prices!
Facility: WiFi, restaurant, coffee shop, bar, airport transfer, concierge, 24-hour front-desk, luggage storage, taxi service, bicycle rental, common lounge, car park, this hotel provides 5 languages: Chinese (Canton), Chinese (Mandarin), Indonesian, English, Malay

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Note:
– The price could changes anytime. Always check the current rate to know the price updates on the desired date.
– Photos may have undergone resizing process without any additional edits.

 

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