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Best Kuala Lumpur Historic Hotels

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection
5 out of 5
5 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur
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The price is AU$115 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (999 reviews)

"There was a delay on 1st August Breakfast Inclusive but they help to extend our check out time."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug. 2020

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection
1000 Miles
2.5 out of 5
17 Jalan Tun H S Lee, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$50 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (123 reviews)
Friendly and convenient!

"The staff were super friendly and the location was great! Easy to walk or take public transport to many places. The room was small, but tidy and comfortable. Would definitely stay again!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec. 2019

1000 Miles
Cosmo Hotel Kuala Lumpur
4 out of 5
13-15, Leboh Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$30 per night
4/5Very Good! (461 reviews)

"Clean and quiet, worth the price Breakfast choice can be improve"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Cosmo Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Hilton Garden Inn Kuala Lumpur Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman North
4 out of 5
449, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$32 per night
4/5Very Good! (439 reviews)
A lovely hotel! Wish I could have stayed longer.

"A really lovely hotel with great staff. Large and varied breakfast. Good options for room service. The bathroom and bedroom were both large and comfortable. Don't forget that you can go enjoy the pool and bar at the other tower!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Apr. 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Kuala Lumpur Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman North
Travelodge City Centre
3 out of 5
No 7, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur
The price is AU$29 per night
3.9/5Good! (1,000 reviews)

"Good location, good services, very clean room, and including free breakfast buffet in a cafe which has variety choices. Excellent!"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Travelodge City Centre
Pacific Express Hotel Central Market
3 out of 5
Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur
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3.7/5Good! (547 reviews)
great hotel shame about some of the guests

"The hotel is in a very good spot. Thankfully managed to get parking as there isn't a lot of it. The pol is nice enough. The only issues being that some guests use the roof to dry their clothes draped underpants are not good clean or otherwise. I witnessed several guests in the pool in their underwear ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan. 2020

Pacific Express Hotel Central Market
OYO 127 The Reeds Hotel
2 out of 5
No 9, Jalan Yap Ah Shak, Kuala Lumpur
The price is AU$21 per night
3.6/5Good! (78 reviews)

"Was not so bad"…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep. 2019

OYO 127 The Reeds Hotel
Hotel China Town Inn
2 out of 5
52 - 54 Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
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3.5/5Good! (304 reviews)

"Good location & price and safe but need clean up entrance area."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

Hotel China Town Inn
Citin Masjid Jamek by Compass Hospitality
3 out of 5
No. 7 Seksyen 33, Jalan Melayu, Off Jalan Masjid India, Kuala Lumpur
The price is AU$30 per night
3.4/5 (626 reviews)
It is amazing

"it is amazing hotel ... room and everything is excellent and powerful ... employees are helpful special in the reception part, thanks for all and thanks for the reception employee Mr. Ram"…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec. 2019

Citin Masjid Jamek by Compass Hospitality
Sun Inns Hotel Sentral Brickfields
2 out of 5
No 28, Jalan Tun Sambathan 3, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellation
The price is AU$19 per night
3.3/5 (30 reviews)

"all good, friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 7 May 2020

Sun Inns Hotel Sentral Brickfields
LaComme Inn
3 out of 5
No 12 Jalan Angsoka, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur
The price is AU$22 per night
3.2/5 (151 reviews)
Price Okey and Near City

"Staff very good.. but no Lift.. maybe you can upgrade your hotel.."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jun. 2018

LaComme Inn
Citin Seacare Pudu by Compass Hospitality
3 out of 5
No. 38, Jalan Pudu, Kuala Lumpur
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The price is AU$32 per night
3.2/5 (459 reviews)

"Located in good neighborhood, nice staff, comfortable bed, clean room. The things I dont like were I dont see nearby restaurants, further walking to trains/ buses, small room."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb. 2020

Citin Seacare Pudu by Compass Hospitality
Arenaa Star Hotel
4 out of 5
49-51, Jalan Hang Lekiu, Kuala Lumpur
The price is AU$28 per night
3.2/5 (237 reviews)
Decent hotel decent location

"Nice hotel. Great breakfast. Wanted the room for the balcony but the door was barred for exit. Good thing was that the bathroom was huge!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb. 2020

Arenaa Star Hotel
Swiss Hotel Kuala Lumpur
3 out of 5
No 12 Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur
The price is AU$30 per night
3.2/5 (42 reviews)

"The receptionist is helpful and friendly. However the elevator is too old and guests are freely smoke inside the room which spread out to walking space."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug. 2019

Swiss Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Batu Caves Business Hotel
2 out of 5
Dolomite Park Avenue, Jalan Batu Caves, Batu Caves, Selangor
The price is AU$15 per night
3.2/5 (12 reviews)
Great, comfortable last-minute stay!

"We were supposed to stay with a friend but last minute circumstances prevented us, so we had to find a place to stay asap! We opted to stay near batu caves because we wanted to visit the next morning, found this place and booked almost blindly as it was past 6pm. We got SO lucky! We turned up 20 ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep. 2019

Batu Caves Business Hotel
EBM Apartments Kuala Lumpur
3 out of 5
1st Floor, Southern Bistari Condo, Jalan 1/64D, Off Jalan Putra, Kuala Lumpur
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3/5 (14 reviews)
Terrible and worse management of appartment

"This was the worse experience i have had in using Hotel.com Reservation. Hotel.com should take this out from the system. I was easily cancel my booking by the manager of the place. I was forced to look other hotel for stay. Not my mistake. This EBM truly bad. Our booking success 3 days before check-in. ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov. 2016

EBM Apartments Kuala Lumpur
Winsin Hotel Chinatown
2 out of 5
1-3, Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$20 per night
3/5 (15 reviews)

"The receptionist is very friendly and helpful and offer good tips for getting around. The Chinese cleaner always ask us whether we want to clean our room, which is quite rare for budget hotels like this. Television in the room only show 3 local channels so is a bit boring."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug. 2019

Winsin Hotel Chinatown
OYO 89494 Max Star Hotel
2 out of 5
No 23 Jalan Tun Perak, Kuala Lumpur
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$15 per night
2.9/5 (181 reviews)

"Wow wow wow wow"…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep. 2019

OYO 89494 Max Star Hotel
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There are many things to love about Kuala Lumpur. Home to great restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and plenty of outdoor spaces, there are truly an unlimited number of ways to enjoy your holiday. In addition to its modern-day marvels, Kuala Lumpur is also known for its rich history. Choose to immerse yourself in local life firsthand by booking your stay at one of the best historic hotels in Kuala Lumpur.

Historic accommodation in Kuala Lumpur will lend an air of glamour to your stay. As you stroll through the lobby, notice the refined lighting fixtures and intricate floor detailing that have been preserved over the years. The elegant amenities extend to your room, where you may enjoy vintage styling and opulent touches that make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. After taking the time to unpack and relax in your room, venture out into the streets of Kuala Lumpur to explore the many landmarks and museums that also bring you back to yesteryear.

Whether you spend your time brushing up on local lore or simply want to experience the stately atmosphere of a Kuala Lumpur historic hotel, we’ve got you covered. We have an array of properties offering the amenities and vintage vibes you crave, and that are well-suited for both solo travel and for meeting the needs of you and your entire travel party. Boasting contemporary luxuries as well as well-preserved pieces of history, we have Kuala Lumpur accommodation in a historic setting that will make your next holiday one for the books.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Kuala Lumpur?
A trip to the chinatown in Kuala Lumpur will be a draw for the history buff or anyone who wants to learn about the local history. The major shopping area and top-notch restaurants are some of the places to visit while you’re here.
What's the best accommodation in Kuala Lumpur to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Travelodge City Centre is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and parking. Jamek Mosque is a short walk away. Other choices near historic sites include Pacific Express Hotel Central Market and Hotel China Town Inn.
How many historical hotels are located in Kuala Lumpur?
In Kuala Lumpur, there are 3831 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia, including 598 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Kuala Lumpur?
Kuala Lumpur is notable for its Chinatown district and temples, and landmarks include Batu Caves, Kottu Malai Pillayar Temple and Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Cultural venues include Petrosains Science Discovery Centre, Bank Negara Money Museum and National Museum. Other popular sights include Petronas Twin Towers and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.
What is a historic hotel like in Kuala Lumpur?
By booking a historic hotel, guests can enjoy a holiday in a place that has an official historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be transformed into a historic hotel provided that it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the public spaces and guestrooms of these historic hotels in Kuala Lumpur, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels tend to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value along with how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Kuala Lumpur have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, though efforts have been made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, free WiFi and the amenities found in most hotels will be available in a historic hotel. When you book a historic hotel in Kuala Lumpur, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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