Heading to KL? If your family prefers staying in a smaller hotel, then we’ve got some of the best boutique hotels in Kuala Lumpur for you. Whether it’s a rustic charm, modern convenience or a bit of both, KL has hotels for all budgets.
The Chow Kit is a simplified luxury boutique hotel located in Chow Kit, the heart of old Kuala Lumpur - rich in character and history. It features accommodations with a restaurant, private parking as well as a bar and is just miles away from KLCC. Enjoy unique excess to this neighborhood with the kids through the hotel’s curated neighborhood listings and guided walking tours to discover the historic food, culture and architecture that made this a thriving center of trade in the past.
The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel, 1012, Jln Sultan Ismail, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, www.thechowkit.com
MoMo's Kuala Lumpur’s is a social hotel with micro rooms that breaks with tradition and celebrates creativity. Much suited for families that are looking to connect with like-minded travelers and in-the-know locals, this hotel is a springboard to your next great city break. There is no lobby at the property - just a playground event space with a rotating calendar of events every week. While most of the events are for adults, you can take the kids for tacos instead at Momosita!
MoMo’s Kuala Lumpur, 316, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, www.stayatmomos.com2
Rooms are classically designed whilst retaining some old-world colonial charm. They have all the mod-cons you need too. There are two family rooms as well as suites available. Facilities for families include; interconnecting rooms, baby cot, and babysitting service on request. They have family packages available so do check with the hotel before you book.
Anggun Boutique Hotel, 7 & 9, Tengkat Tong Shin, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6 03-2145 8003 www.anggunkl.com/
Sleep, work, rest, play, and explore with the kids at Wolo KL. Wherever your imagination takes you, WOLO offers design-forward rooms that are both functional and extremely comfortable for the kids to run around. Here, you’re only a walking distance away from the city’s best selection of food, shopping, culture and nightlife.
WOLO Kuala Lumpur, Corner of Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, www.wolohotel.com.my
Conveniently located, this is a modern hotel that’s comfortable and convenient. Grab a cup of complimentary tea or coffee in the hotel lobby before heading out for the day. There’s a huge bath for little ones who need some bubbles before bed and a quiet corner downstairs if mom or dad need a few minutes to themselves.
Bello & Bella Boutique Hotel, 19, Jalan Manis 6, Taman Segar, 56100, Cheras Kuala Lumpur, www.bellobellahotel.com.my
Looking for an hippie hotel in Kuala Lumpur? Indie Hotel Kuala Lumpur incorporates nature in and around its urban surroundings in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Explore its minimalist design with a practical and functional space that’s well suited as a workspace or for kids to chill at. Located in Changkat Bukit Bintang, it’s the best location for business or pleasure.
Indie Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 9, Jalan Ceylon, Bukit Ceylon, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, www.indiehotels.com.my
The Kuala Lumpur Journal is a stylish boutique hotel in KL city center. This is great for families on the go and those that have to work! The creative communal spaces like Workers Union is designed for work and play. Bounty, is a bistro with unfussy food. The Shack, is a relaxed alfresco beer garden where you can unwind after a day of sightseeing. For the kids there is a spectacular rooftop infinity pool with stunning vistas of the city.
The Kuala Lumpur Journal, No. 30, Jalan Beremi, Off Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, www.kljournalhotel.com
For families looking for a little more fun from their vacation, this cool hotel is just for you. All rooms have a theme, so chose from the princess suite, time traveler, the love bug, the pink room and so many more! There is also a cosy coffeehouse on the ground floor called Bistro 36 which is open from 7am to 11 pm daily, serving local, Continental Japanese and Western cuisines. It’s buffet style during breakfast and ala carte for lunch and dinner.
Hotel Maison Boutique, No. 36 & 36, Jalan Baba, Off Jalan Changkat Thambi Dollah, 55100 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, www.hotelmaison.com.my
Conveniently located the H Boutique Hotel Sri Petaling is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. This 2-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. There is a family room which is great if you have little ones in tow.
H Boutique Hotel, 2A Jalan Radin Bagus 6 Bandar Baru Seri Petaling, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 57000, www.agoda.com/en-sg/h-boutique-hotel-sri-petaling/hotel/kuala-lumpur-my.html
www.kloehotel.comwww.kloehotel.comwww.kloehotel.comHome away from home should be a cocoon — a safe haven in an unfamiliar city, with kind people who care for you, and spaces that inspire you to explore. That’s exactly what KLoé is and they do it by creating spaces that celebrate the pursuit of music, art, food, reading, and gardening. Hang out by the courtyard pool, curl up with a good book in the Living Room, or go for a relaxing sweat session at the wellness studio.
KLoé Hotel, 227, Bukit Bintang St, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, https://kloehotel.com
If you’re looking for luxury while in KL, try this villa. Small, cozy, yet high end, this is perfect for families who need a bit of pampering. This is suitable for kids aged 12 and over. There is a beautiful pool where you can relax after a day of sightseeing. Mandi – Mandi is the all-day dining option, relax with dinner by the pool.
Villa Samadhi - By Samadhi, No. 8, Pesiaran Madge off Jalan Madge, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 9212 0372, www.villasamadhi.com.my
It is the only hotel in Kuala Lumpur to be included in the Leading Hotels of the World luxury hotel collection. Treat yourselves to a stay at the Majestic Club. The pool is located on the 4th floor and is the perfect spot for some RnR. Book the kids in for a movie at the screening room where they can enjoy a film, popcorn and some time with mom and dad.
The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 5 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, www.majestickl.com
This boutique hotel is built around this ancient Chinese architecture wisdom to expand air circulation, maximize natural light and balance room temperature. Meticulously designed natural landscape helps to create a sense of space and peace in an enclosed area, escape the hustle and bustle of the city and appreciate some zen-time while you’re here. Situated right in the middle of Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, their furniture is hand-picked from places all across Malaysia to reflect on the rich Chinese heritage, each piece has its own unique story. Just like everyone.
Tian Jing Hotel, 66-68, Jalan Sultan, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, www.tianjinghotel.com
Well-positioned in Golden Triangle, Flora by Crossroads Hotel is the ideal point of departure for your excursions in Kuala Lumpur. Very well designed, some rooms include views of the river or city and all rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. With easy access to the monorail, LRT stations and bus network; you will be spoiled for choice for excursions with the family.
Flora by Crossroads Hotel, 66, Jalan Ampang, City Centre, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, www.booking.com
In an area with shops and eateries, this boutique hotel is 12 minutes walk from Taman Midah train station and 14 km from the iconic Petronas Twin Towers. Featuring rainfall showers, the simply furnished rooms provide Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs and safes, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. If you have a large family, upgrade your rooms for a more spacious layout.
A&R Boutique Hotel, Jalan Cheras, 167, Jalan Lanchang, Taman Sri Bahtera, 56100 Kuala Lumpur, www.anrhotel.com/boutique-hotel/
Located in the commercial capital of Kuala Lumpur, exploring the lively city hasn’t been easier with the Monorail and MRT a walk away, and experience Kuala Lumpur like never before via KL Hop-On Hop-Off & Go KL City Bus round the corner. Whether you are in town for casual business meetings or a weekend’s urban getaway with the kids, the hotel offers a subtle and non-intrusive experience to make you feel at home away from home.
ANSA Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 101, Bukit Bintang St, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, https://www.ansahotels.com/kualalumpur/
Gold3 is strategically located in high traffic area of KL where you will be spoilt with choices to shop, dine and engage in entertainment happenings at a reasonable price. From great hospitality to trendy settings and quality amenities, this hotel is also tastefully decorated with a minimalist approach. Up for some tasty treats with the kids? Drop by Jalan Alor for some famous hawker food that is situated just at the back of Gold3 Boutique Hotel before calling it a night; it is open daily at night until the wee hours of the morning.
Gold3 Boutique Hotel, 179, Bukit Bintang St, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, www.gold3hotel.com
This hotel has been authorized by the Olympic Council Malaysia to be decorated with Olympic-themed accessories. Located in the heart of KL, it is next to the upcoming world's second tallest skyscraper - PNB118 Tower. The hotel has a total of 155 guest rooms, and each has its unique theme. Experience a one-of-a-kind atmosphere and don’t forget to dine in their rainforest restaurant.
Hotel Olympic Malaysia, Wisma OCM, Jalan Hang Jebat, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, www.hotelolympicmalaysia.com
de King Boutique Hotel is a friendly hotel the entire family will love. Connecting rooms are available for larger families. de King Boutique Hotel offers direct access to the main shopping mall of Suria KLCC, the world class Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur. You’re also close to the main attractions such as the bird park, butterfly park and central market.
de King Boutique Hotel, 160, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, www.dekinghotels-klcc.com
This unpretentious hotel is 2 minutes walk from a light rail station and 7 minutes walk from Dataran Merdeka, a well-known square. Amenities include a modest lounge, and a dining area featuring exposed brickwork - perfect for the ‘gram! Ahyu Hotel also features an in-house restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property.
Ahyu Hotel, 34, Leboh Ampang, 50100, Kuala Lumpur, www.guestreservations.com/ahyu-hotel/