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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Guest reviews

4.4 out of 5 Excellent
999 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Gym
Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationPavilion Kuala Lumpur7 min walk
Popular LocationBerjaya Times Square10 min walk
Popular LocationKuala Lumpur Tower16 min walk
AirportKuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.)57 min drive

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  • Deluxe Triple Room (1 queen and 1 single)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDeluxe Triple Room (1 queen and 1 single)
  • Deluxe King

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe King
  • Superior Deluxe Room

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 36 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Deluxe Room

About this area

Kuala Lumpur

Located in Kuala Lumpur's Bukit Bintang neighbourhood, The Kuala Lumpur Journal is in the city centre and near a metro station. Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and Berjaya Times Square are worth visiting if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Kuala Lumpur Forest Eco Park and KLCC Park. Don't miss out on a visit to Aquaria KLCC. Guests love the hotel's convenience for public transportation: Raja Chulan Station is 5 minutes on foot and Bukit Bintang Station is 5 minutes.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur - 7 min walk
  • Berjaya Times Square - 10 min walk
  • Kuala Lumpur Tower - 16 min walk
  • KLCC Park - 17 min walk
  • Suria KLCC Shopping Centre - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Kuala Lumpur Masjid Jamek Station - 2 min drive
  • Raja Chulan Station - 5 min walk
  • AirportKuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.) - 57 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Kedai Kopi Journal – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare daily.
  • The Terrace & Bar – Al fresco dining bistro with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves lunch, dinner and light fare daily.

About this property

The Kuala Lumpur Journal

4-star Kuala Lumpur hotel in Bukit Bintang, walk to Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a rooftop terrace are on-site. All 117 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and plasma TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include minibars, room service (during limited hours) and premium bedding.
The Kuala Lumpur Journal offers 117 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch Plasma televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, slippers and bidets.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows regional sanitisation guidelines of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Covered self parking: MYR 10 per stay
  • Limited parking spaces
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: MYR 40 for adults and MYR 20 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Malay

Business services

  • 3 meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Rooftop terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch plasma TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for MYR 175.0 per night.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: MYR 300.00 per night
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property from 1 July 2021. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: MYR 40 for adults and MYR 20 for children (approximately)
  • Covered self-parking fee: MYR 10 per stay
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: MYR 175.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel
Journal Hotel
Kuala Lumpur Journal
The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel
The Kuala Lumpur Journal Kuala Lumpur
The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Kuala Lumpur Journal and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Kuala Lumpur Journal offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Kuala Lumpur Journal cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Kuala Lumpur Journal?
As of 26 Oct 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Kuala Lumpur Journal on 30 Oct 2020 start from RM183, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does The Kuala Lumpur Journal have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is The Kuala Lumpur Journal pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Kuala Lumpur Journal?
Self-parking is available for MYR 10 per stay. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at The Kuala Lumpur Journal?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Kuala Lumpur Journal?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is The Kuala Lumpur Journal located?
Located in Bukit Bintang, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Berjaya Times Square and Aquaria KLCC. Kuala Lumpur Forest Eco Park and Kuala Lumpur Tower are also within 1 mi (2 km). Raja Chulan Station is only a 5-minute walk and Bukit Bintang Station is 5 minutes.
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4.4/5

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4.3/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
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This has to be one of the best value hotels in the area, however there's a single thing that killed my stay there. There was a LOUD thumping noise going on 24/7, it sounded like the bathroom doors were being slammed at regular periods (but they weren't bathroom doors). Never figured what it was but it was very displeasing noise specially at night.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
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Clean & friendly staff
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Perfect ... Cant recommend this Hotel enough
Loved everything about this hotel, position was ideal. Breakfast was superb. Staff were friendly. Great rooftop pool. 24Hr security standing guard at the entrance.. all in all a very pleasantly stay. If i ever return to KL will definitely make this hotel the place i stay.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

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