This is a list showing the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in the Malaysian city of Kuala Lumpur, which are recommended by the most popular travel experts around the world from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews, and we only list hotels which have a review rating of at least 4 out of 5 stars.
This city is the national capital of Malaysia as well as holds the distinction of being the country’s largest city. Kuala Lumpur is regarded as the only global city in the whole of Malaysia making it important both at home and abroad. Kuala Lumpur is among the fastest-growing metropolitan regions in Southeast Asia making it an attractive destination for tourists and even investors.
The city is the financial, cultural and economic center of Malaysia and also serves as the home to the Parliament of Malaysia. The endearment of the city to the world is one of the reasons for its hosting of the 1998 Commonwealth Games.
The city is home to several tourist attractions and places of interest such as the tallest twin buildings in the world, the Petronas Twin Tower, which is a regarded as the symbol of the iconic and futuristic Malaysian development.
The city of Kuala Lumpur is home to three out of the top ten largest malls in the world while it was ranked 6th among the best cities to retire abroad by Forbes. Other attractions in the city are the Jamek Mosque, National Monument, and the Kuala Lumpur Tower.
Through the recommended hotels listed below, you can easily find the best places to stay in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. If you like our list of hotels, hostels and B&B’s in Kuala Lumpur, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in Tokyo or best hotels in Singapore.
“It’s hard to believe you’re in the heart of KL when staying at this gorgeous boutique property that epitomises Southeast Asian chic. The black polished concrete, bamboo and reclaimed-timber rooms combine with luxurious light fixtures and idyllic central pool.”