Best Boutique Hotels In Kuala Lumpur


The year may only just be kicking off but for those already swamped with late nights, deadlines and back-to-back meetings with horrible bosses, the struggle is all too real and we feel you. Well, stress no more because we have the perfect solution to rid you of your perpetual Monday blues!

If you’re in desperate need of a quick getaway, look no further than these boutique hotels located in and around KL for your next staycation destination. They start from just RM 93 and most are under RM 200!


1. Villa Samadhi



This luxury boutique hotel is hidden away in an upscale neighbourhood and is intended to be a retreat in the city. Its earthy tones and rustic designs will make you forget momentarily that you’re in Malaysia, let alone in the middle KL.

For all you adventure junkies, the hotel also hosts day programmes which include jungle trekking and whitewater rafting. This is the ultimate place to be if you’re looking for tranquillity and accessibility. It’s far and away the most expensive boutique hotel on this list but it’s possibly the most beautiful.

Price Range: From RM 766 per night
Address: Persiaran Madge, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


2. Anggun Hotel



Well-known among bargain hunters, this place lives up to its reputation as a haven amidst the hustle and bustle of the city. The hotel takes great care in providing a serene environment for all its guests, despite its proximity to major tourist attractions and nightlife.

Surrounded by the perfect blend of historical and modernistic architectural design, it is no wonder that this humble B&B has made a name for itself among tourists and locals alike.

Price Range: From RM 193 per night
Address: 9, Tengkat Tong Shin, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


3. Bamboo Village


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If you’re looking to getting in tune with Mother Nature or simply to get away from the chaos of the city, Bamboo Village is the place for you. Located away from central KL, this guest house is perfect for a relaxing retreat with a group of friends or family.

There isn’t much to distract you from your natural surroundings so nature lovers and those who don’t mind cricket sounds for company will find this place a god-sent refuge.

Price Range: From RM 193 per night
Address: Lorong Serai 4/3, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor, Malaysia


4. Hotel Maison Boutique



If you have a knack for quirky themes (the quirkier, the better!), this is the hotel for you. Here, you can find creatively themed rooms such as Michael Jackson, Aladdin, Elvis Presley, Monroe – the list just goes on!

Best part, you don’t have to worry about missing out on other themes after you’ve chosen one because the hotel allows you to switch to a different theme room on your next night – talk about being spoilt for choice! However, if you’d prefer a simpler stay, you can opt for a standard room and take a tour of the themed rooms instead.

Price Range: From RM 148 per night
Address: 36, Jalan Baba, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


5. Wolo Hotel




Another gem located in the heart of Bukit Bintang, Wolo Hotel is up and coming as a trendy and chic establishment aimed at providing some respite from the hullabaloo of city life. Guests intending to stay with their families need not book two separate rooms as in the past, because the hotel has a family room option, comprising of two super-king beds – you won’t need to sacrifice comfort just to keep an eye on your children.The modern designs exude a sense of calm and it is highly probable that you will leave with inspirations for a mini-makeover of your own home.

Price Range: From RM 207 per night
Address: 126, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


6. Piccolo Hotel




For some people (and most ladies), the perfect getaway is only perfect if there’s some retail therapy thrown into the mix.  and this is what makes central KL the ideal choice for die-hard shoppers.

The Piccolo Hotel is not only located smack in the middle of these shopping havens, its location also allows easy access to other parts of town via train and monorail. With all the odds in your favour, there’s no reason to miss out on that sale!

Price Range: From RM 222 per night
Address: Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


7. Aloft KL Sentral




With a name like that, you can bet your bottom dollar that this next hotel is a concoction of practical, hip and futuristic elements. A rooftop pool, acoustic live performances at the W XYZ Bar, the Camp Aloft Service curated to keep children busy – Aloft really hits the mark for being uniquely distinctive.

It only takes a step into their lobby to be enthralled with the buzz and the hum of activity surrounding the public spaces and even if you’re one to prefer the peace and quiet, Aloft’s stylish and one-of-a-kind travel experience is worth a try. 

Price Range: From RM 315 per night
Address: No 5, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


8. Bagasta Boutique Guesthouse



Meaning ‘our home’ in the Mandailing language, this kampung-style guesthouse isn’t just a gimmick to entice guests with yet another urban sanctuary ploy. Nestled among real kampung houses in Kampung Baru, a day spent here will give you a glimpse into the simplicity of a kampung lifestyle.

In addition to that, you also get to sample authentic Malay delicacies and if that’s not to your liking, you’re still minutes away from various eateries in the city area.

Price Range: From RM 126 per night
Address: No 5, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


9. Grid 9 Hotel




Last but definitely not the least, this hotel boasts a spanking new concept – to provide a social experience amongst its guests unlike any other. The entire hotel is inspired by the design of a grid, in order to allow guests’ paths to cross with one another, thus forging new friendships among travellers from all over the globe.

They offer a total of 7 different types of rooms, from singles to dorm-like rooms known as ‘pods”. Oh, did we also mention they have Doof beanbags lying around in their lounge? You’re welcome.

Price Range: From RM 74 per night
Address: Jalan Maharajalela, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


10. Orange Pekoe Guesthouse




One of the kinder-to-your-wallet alternatives, this boutique hotel offers a clean and comfortable place to recharge after a long day in the city. It is located in the quieter part of the Golden Triangle in KL, which is ideal for a peaceful nights’ rest.

For those looking for a budget accommodation that does not compromise on standards, you will find great satisfaction with the attention to detail exhibited by the employees of Orange Pekoe Guesthouse. 

Price Range: From RM 85 per night
Address: 1-1, Jalan Angsoka, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Kuala Lumpur’s Boutique Hotels


All work and no play indeed makes Jack a dull boy, so cut yourself some slack already! If the mere thought of taking a few days off is enough to get you through the week, imagine the world of good an escapade right in your backyard would do for you.

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