Cover Photo: Courtesy of The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel

The ultimate guide to boutique hotels in Kuala Lumpur.

Exploring the world only gets better when the perfect lodging is affordable, comfortable and Insta-worthy. We've rounded up some of the best boutique hotels in Kuala Lumpur that brings warmth, sweetness and comfort. Nothing feels better than being surrounded with a comfortable bed, exquisite dining, fulfilling art and many more, and these lists of hotels has everything you need in one sitting. 

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Here's the ultimate guide to lavish boutique hotels worth staying at in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. 

1. The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel

Tucked in the heart of the city centre, The Kuala Lumpur Journal is a stylish boutique hotel infused with hints of retro and modern designs. From rattan chairs to pink walls and mosaic flooring, the nostalgic blast from the past brings tourists and locals from all the corners of the world. The Bukit Bintang area throbs with endless nightlife and shopping experiences, making spending a night or two here totally worth it. Even if laziness kicks in, the swimming pool club at the rooftop, makes nightlife possible with their fun Instagrammable designs, delicious drinks and tasty food! A staycation to the city will be worth it with the KL Journal hotel. 

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2. citizenM

Spend your time immersed in culture, entertainment, food, fashion and most importantly relaxation. Everybody will get a taste of everything when they stay at citizenM. The affordable luxury hotel makes it possible for tourists and locals to indulge in the local authentic food and culture with the famous Jalon Alor only 100 meters away from the boutique hotel. The vibrant interior and exterior designs, inspired by Malaysia's lushness of nature and colours, splashed against the lobby and rooms makes anyone's stay colourful and fun! Whether it's a business trip, staycation or sight-seeing trip, disapointment will not be in the air while you're at citizenM!

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3. The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel

In the heart of old Kuala Lumpur, The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel, a modern, simplified yet luxurious boutique hotel gives a balance of comfort and indulgence. Inspired by local kopitiams and architecture of Jalan Chow Kit, as well as the sophisticated, and timeless elements of the old Kuala Lumpur, the fusion hotel makes staying the night feels like warm honey. The dark hues, tufted banquets and elegantly decorated walls makes the hotel feels like a 21st century home, without straining the local's art and culture. The best part of the hotel is the culturally infused streets. You'll find yourself in close proximity of local food stalls and little hidden gems within the streets. Opening in late 2019, this is the place to be!

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4. Lantern Hotel

Within the facade of the buzzed and lively Petaling Street is an industrial-tropical infused boutique hotel. The budget-friendly hotel lies in the centre of Chinatown where tourists and locals can explore the high-spirited Central Market. From food, to clothes and paintings, there's always something to appreciate in this 'hood. The Lantern Hotel is fitted for anyone wanting a little bit of culture and a modern comfort. 

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5. Container Hotel

A unique take on glamping and post-modernism defines the Container Hotel. The industrial infused architecture and designs makes the boutique hotel different from the rest. You have the option of sleeping in a camp site, concrete or private room. Each room has been thematically decorated to allow a group of friends or couples to enjoy their stay at the vibrantly charming hotel. Located nearby British colonial landmarks, the hotel is a great space to fulfil your wanderlust of art, food and culture. 

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6. Gold 3 Boutique Hotel

Inspired by the ideas of capturing moments through photography, the Gold 3 Boutique embodies a theme of cameras from different eras infused with their modern yet rustic vibes. The simplistic, affordable and stylish boutique hotel is located nearby iconic attractions such as Central Market, Petaling Street and KLCC. In addition to that, you'll get the chance to enjoy authentic Malaysia cuisine, while getting a glimpse of the busy shopping district and the nightlife. Full of artistic measures, the boutique hotel has been attracting a slew of visitors from the world over. 

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