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  • Deluxe King

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Triple Room (1 queen and 1 single)

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed
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  • Superior Deluxe Room

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

In the city centre, The Kuala Lumpur Journal is in Kuala Lumpur's Bukit Bintang neighbourhood, an area with good airport proximity. The area's natural beauty can be seen at KLCC Park and Lake Gardens, while Berjaya Times Square and Kuala Lumpur Bird Park are popular area attractions. Aquaria KLCC and KidZania are not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

Getting around

  • Kuala Lumpur Masjid Jamek Station - 2 min drive
  • Bukit Bintang Station - 4 min walk
  • Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.) - 45 min drive

Restaurants

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

About this property

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a rooftop terrace are on-site. All 117 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as free minibar items and bathrobes, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and plasma TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include room service (during limited hours), premium bedding and rainfall showerheads.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

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 per night.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Payment types

American Express
Discover
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

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

  • Deposit: MYR 300.00 per night

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)
  • Rollaway bed fee: MYR 175 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 are 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 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 or service animals are allowed at this property.

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

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

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

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 requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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
  • Free minibar

More

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

Nearby things to do

Where to eat

  • Kedai Kopi Journal – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch and lunch daily.
  • The Terrace & Bar – Al fresco dining bistro with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves lunch, dinner and light fare daily.
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4.4
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
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Amenities
4.3
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Love the complimentary canned drinks. Spacious room, comfortable beds, love the stationary, nice concept, friendly and helpful staff. Good location in Bukit Bintang.

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

1. Good location 2. Expensive breakfast 3, They charged $3 US for a bottle of water. 4. No bottles water provided for the rooms - filtered water provided for environmental reason. 5. One trash can wasn’t emptied in our room when we got there.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

3/5

    Location is great. Room was not very clean. Staff is friendly

    Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Fantastic location, very nice hotel with great staff.

    Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Location is good But kinda weird at the same time & also 5mins walk to pavilion mall

    Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

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