Coworking spaces in Klang Valley


coworking spaces cover pic 2Image adapted from: Co3, @dojo.kl, Common Ground and Colony

Work can get a little demotivating when you’re constantly facing a cubicle wall. And if you find yourself needing a change of pace, there are only so many cafes you can haunt on the daily. 

Whether you need constant fuel in the form of snacks, or could use a mid-day massage for your sore shoulders, you can now find coworking spaces tailored to any working habit out there, just like these ones in Klang Valley:


1. Colony @ KLCC – 5 star hotel amenities


Colony interior 1
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Not all of us can enjoy the atas life, but you can come close by spending 5 days a week in Colony @ KLCC. Not only does the aesthetic match that of a 5-star hotel it comes equipped with all the amenities you’d expect to find in one – just think St.Regis!

Here, you’ll be treated to a good rub-down in their massage rooms for an additional fee, and for those who want to cool off, make use of the pool for a quick break. The rooftop gym is also great for people to get in their routine workout before or after work. 

Colony rooftop swimming pool
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And if you’re not much for fitness and would much rather have siesta time to recharge, you can head to their nap rooms.

Colony became a big name in the industry for their super Insta-worthy office aesthetics at all their locations, and they’ve recently garnered attention for offering fresh grads a high salary. They have a different themes for each outlet, all of which look like swanky hotels. 

Colony @ Star Boulevard outlet
Their HQ at Star Boulevard outlet has the look and feel of a plush colonial hotel
Image credit: @colony.work

Address: 6, Jalan Kia Peng, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 9AM-5.30PM (Closed on weekends)
Telephone: 03-2181 0608
Fees: From RM60/day and RM410/month
See the full list of outlets here
Website


2. Dojo KL – get in some yoga right after work


Dojo interior 1
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One look at Dojo and you’d be able to sense a recurring theme in all their interior decisions — wood and greens. They take inspiration from traditional Japanese elements, creating a space where you can work in peace.

dojo kl interior
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Coping with stress from work is a daily struggle for some but that task becomes easier when your office has zen feels with lots of natural elements.

Yoga classes at Dojo
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If you’ve been having a particularly stressful day, you can attend their weekly yoga lessons for just RM10/person. Since it’s held in-house, you won’t need to face the peak hour traffic. There are other feel-good events that are held regularly like drinking and painting sessions, as well as professional talks and workshops.

Address: Lot A-1-1 Menara Amplewest, 6, Jalan P Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 8.30AM-6PM (Closed on weekends)
Telephone: 011-1121 3306
Fees: From RM45/day and RM700/month
Website


3. Co3 – ride a slide and take gaming breaks


Co3 interior 1
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Co3 caught the attention of nearly every Malaysian when it came to light that they had a huge slide in their office. This unique feature gives you a good reason to get up from your desk and explore the place when you want to take a break.

Gaming room at Co3
The gaming zone comes equipped with a pool table, foosball and a gaming console.
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Though the slide may seem like the star of the office, the working space boasts a gaming studio where you can ajak your co-workers for some friendly competition. On top of that, they have specialised rooms for video editing, recording, and one with large screens for a next-level gaming experience. 

Co3 interior 2
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Address: 2-3, Jalan Merbah 1, Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47170 Puchong, Selangor
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-7PM | Sat 10AM-3PM (Closed on Sundays)
Telephone: 016-228 5030
Fees: from RM600/month
Website


4.  Common Ground TTDI – get your caffeine boost from professional baristas


Common Ground interior 1
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With 12 locations in Klang Valley itself, Common Ground has quickly become a top player in the coworking game. But before they became a leading name in the industry, they were simply known as a cafe chain. 

Now at some of their coworking locations, you can get your morning caffeine kick prepared by professional baristas before you jump into work. This makes them a perfect contender for those who head to cafes to get work done.

Common Ground interior 2
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If you sign up for a membership and become a part of their community, you’ll see plenty of productive days as they conduct weekly events for their members. Whether it’s business or technology you’re into, they’ll invite professional partners to come and share their expertise with you. 

Some of their more recent events include a panel on consumer management for e-commerce and a talk by a finalist for Miss Universe New Zealand on leadership for women.

Common Ground interior 3Image credit: Common Ground

Address: Level 11, Menara KEN TTDI, No, 37, Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 8.30AM-6PM (Closed on weekends)
Telephone: 03-7735 0070
Fees: from RM399/month
See the full list of locations here
Website


5. Komune @ Bangsar – have healthy in-house meals for your lunch-break


Komune interior 1
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Komune provides you with a super chic working space where you can plop onto one of the sofas and start getting work done. The open space concept they’ve adopted lets you stretch your arms or even enjoy a chat with the person sitting across from you. 

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There are also quiet corners for meetings
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It’s not lunch hour in the office if you don’t constantly hear colleagues asking each other what to eat. This is where an in-office cafe can come to the rescue, so you can pass on that packet of Maggi for now. Botanica Deli serves their delicious and healthy fare to Komune members so that they won’t have to go far to get some good food into their belly.

Botanica Deli @ Komune
They offer sandwiches, soups, and salads that you can fill up on throughout the day.
Image credit: @komune.cowork

Komune interior 3
Get coffee and cakes here too
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Their space functions as an event venue as well, which means you can join in on their community events for free as it’s included in all of their membership packages. Some of the previous events include essential oil yoga and healthy living in the workplace.

Address: Level 8, Vertical Corporate Tower B, Avenue 10, The Vertical, No, 8, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 9AM-6PM (Closed on weekends)
Telephone: 03-2242 0321
Fees: from RM35/day and RM490/month
See the full list of locations here
Website


6. Spewco – have board game team cohesion after work


Spewco interior 1
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Switch up your after work routine with regular board game nights with colleagues. Spewco offers its members over 50 types of board games like Catan and Werewolf so that they can have a little bonding session once they’re done with work. 

Boardgames at Spewco
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With such an extensive collection of games, you can easily swap to another once you’ve outplayed the previous one. 

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There’s a little corner tucked away where you can make yourself comfortable on a bean bag while getting your daily dose of Vitamin D by the windows. We even spot an acoustic guitar propped up against the wall, which means you can have a jamming session when you need to blow off some steam.

Address: 48-2, Jalan PJU 5/10, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 9AM-8PM |Saturday, 10.30AM-8PM
Telephone: 03-6143 6862
Fees: from RM25/day and RM299/month
Website


7. The Playground – snack on free flow cookies and ice-cream


The Playground interior 1
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Stress-eating isn’t the best way to deal with problems, but a fully-stocked pantry is a welcome respite when you’ve hit a rough spot with your work. Whether it’s demanding clients or pressure from higher ups, you can make yourself feel better with The Playground’s free flow cookies and ice cream. 

The Playground's pantry
A peek at the pantry
Image adapted from: @theplaygroundcospace

The Playground interior 3
A cozy nook with plenty of pillows and cushions for your comfort.
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Though they’ve chosen to adopt a simple yet cosy design for their space, and it has all the basic amenities you’d need for a pleasant experience. 

Address: Dataran Sunway, 3-3, Jalan PJU 5/10, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: 10AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 019-949 9522
Fees: from RM10/day
Website


8. Co-labs @ The Starling – perk yourself up with a quick nap or game


Co-labs nap pods
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Nap rooms are quickly becoming the norm for coworking spaces. Gone are the days when you find yourself in odd positions from sleeping at your desk and getting a neck ache. Co-labs is all for recharging and members can use their nap pods to rest during breaks.

Co-labs gaming room
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If you need some mid-day excitement, you can visit the gaming room with your colleagues to blow off some steam. You can even make yourself comfortable with the many pillows there as you cheer on your playing friends.

Co-labs interior
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Their snazzy interior is a mix of industrial and modern aesthetics, from the bare beams with hanging lights, to the pop of bright colours that liven up the look. 

Address: Lot 4-401 & 4-402, Level 4, The Starling Mall No, 6, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 9AM-1AM | Saturday-Sunday, 9AM-5PM
Telephone: 03-7621 7420
Fees: from RM39/day and RM499/month
See the full list of locations here
Website


9. Wotso – bring your doggos along for emotional support


Wotso is dog-friendly
Founded in Australia, Wotso has expanded their pet-friendly work spaces to KL.
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Mornings are especially hard when you have to leave your furkids for the day. Enter Wotso, a coworking space that loves pets as much as you do and invites you to bring your dogs along when you come into work. 

As long as they’re well-behaved and don’t bark at every passing colleague, you’re good to go. Now you can put your mind at rest and work away with your pet by your side. 

Wotso interior
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You’ll be pretty comfortable with their rustic and charming interior as well. You’ll find mix and match rugs and pillows that make the space feel a lot more cozy, which makes the leaving your house in the morning a tad bit easier.

Address: Mercu Summer Suites, Level 2, No 8, Jalan Cendana, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Telephone: 019 977 3980
Fees: from RM50/day and RM400/month
See the full list of locations here
Website


Millennial-Friendly Coworking Spaces In Klang Valley


Work is fun when you happen to love what you’re doing and it’s even better when your office has facilities like a snack bar, nap pods and massage rooms. 

Whether you’re a freelancer with too many distractions or a student who wants a change of place to better focus on assignments, coworking spaces may just be the choice for you.