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Ranting Guesthouse
Ranting Guesthouse
Ranting Guesthouse
Ranting Guesthouse
Ranting Guesthouse
Ranting Guesthouse
Ranting Guesthouse

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6.1

Good

76 reviews

76 reviews

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7.9

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Lost In China Town

30 m

Petaling Street Market

50 m

Petaling Street (KL Chinatown)

50 m

Chinese Wholesale Cheap Food

100 m

Guan Di Temple Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

110 m

Popular landmarks
Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur

220 m

Central Market

260 m

KL Bird Park

1.1 km

Menara Kuala Lumpur

1.1 km

Jalan Alor

1.3 km

Closest landmarks
Reggae Bar

100 m

Kheng Dental Surgery

110 m

Net Youth Resources

120 m

Maybank Forex Counter

170 m

Gilasco

190 m

Ranting Guesthouse

No 20 Jalan Petaling, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50000 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Chinatown, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Petronas Twin Towers. As an added bonus, restaurant is provided on-site to conveniently serve your needs.

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Highlights

Located in heart of Kuala Lumpur

Check-in [24-hour]

300 meters to public transportation

Inside city center

240 meters to Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur

Facilities

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Luggage storage

Shops

Restaurants

Room service

Wi-Fi in public areas

Smoking area

Your dates are popular among travelersPopular destination! Properties in Kuala Lumpur are being booked every minute!
Value for money6.3
Distance to city center5.4 km
Location rating7.9
Nearest airportSultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)
Distance to airport16.2 km

Rooms available at Ranting Guesthouse

Double (with Air Conditioning & Shared Bathroom)
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  • Room size: 80 m²/861 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed
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Double (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed
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Twin (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
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  • Room size: 80 m²/861 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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Single
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    Triple Room
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      Bungalow
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          Quintuple Room
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            Triple Room Sea View
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              Double single use
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                Frequently asked questions

                How much does it cost to stay at Ranting Guesthouse?

                Room rates depend on the dates, room types, and number of guests, so please click here to see the latest and best deals from Agoda!

                What time is check-in and check-out at Ranting Guesthouse?

                Check-in is from 01:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

                How do I get to Ranting Guesthouse?

                Self-parking is conveniently available at the hotel.

                What is the smoking policy at Ranting Guesthouse?

                Ranting Guesthouse does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

                What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Ranting Guesthouse?

                The closest train, metro, or bus station to Ranting Guesthouse is Pasar Seni, 330 m away.

                What restaurants are nearby Ranting Guesthouse?

                Restaurants including Rolands Seafood, Portugal Fried Fish Foods and Madras Lane Yong Tau Foo are popular in Ranting Guesthouse’s neighborhood which is known as Chinatown.

                What popular shopping places are close to Ranting Guesthouse?

                Shopping options in Ranting Guesthouse’s Chinatown neighborhood include Gilasco, The Warehouse and Si Yuang Gallery.

                What are popular attractions near Ranting Guesthouse?

                Ranting Guesthouse’s location in the Chinatown neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Gallery and Merdeka Square.

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                Property ranking|Compared to 7,104 Kuala Lumpur properties
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                Room size
                57 sqm.
                Room comfort score
                3.5/10
                Location score
                8/10
                Value for money score
                6.3/10
                Bigger than
                95
                %
                of Kuala Lumpur properties
                Better than
                92
                %
                of Kuala Lumpur properties
                Better than
                89
                %
                of Kuala Lumpur properties
                Better than
                83
                %
                of Kuala Lumpur properties
                Overall rating:

                6.1

                Good
                76 reviews
                Cleanliness
                5.2
                Facilities
                5.1
                Location
                7.9
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                More about Ranting Guesthouse

                More about Ranting Guesthouse

                Ranting Guesthouse

                See the best of Kuala Lumpur with a stay at Ranting Guesthouse, which puts you right in the city center amidst the many sights and landmarks. With its convenient location, you can easily access to the city's must-see destinations. Sampling the authentic culture of Kuala Lumpur is easy with a stay at Ranting Guesthouse, just 2.1 km from Petronas Twin Towers. Explorers need the best transportation options, and Terminal Bersepadu Selatan is just 7.5 km away from Ranting Guesthouse, giving your stay the added convenience of accessing one of the city's main transportation systems.
                The range of services provided by Ranting Guesthouse ensures all travelers get the most out of their stay. Post your pictures and answer your emails whenever you want, with the hotel's free Wi-Fi internet access. Parking is always available, provided by the hotel for their driving guests. The helpful staff at the front desk can assist you with services including luggage storage.
                In-room conveniences include room service and daily housekeeping, so you can relax and enjoy your stay. The hotel is entirely non-smoking, ensuring a clean air environment. Smoking is restricted to the designated smoking areas.
                Guestrooms at Ranting Guesthouse are fitted with all the amenities travelers need. The hotel provides air conditioning in some rooms for the benefit of guests.


                Dining and things to do

                Never let hunger affect your travel plans! Restaurants on-site provide convenient and tasty dining options.
                Ranting Guesthouse lets you make the most of your time! Once there, you can enjoy countless recreational facilities offered to all guests. Have some relaxing fun with family and friends at the shared lounge and TV area. Souvenir shopping for yourself or those back home takes no time at all at the shops.


                Around the property

                Take some time to explore Kuala Lumpur. Pose in front of Menara Kuala Lumpur located 1.1 km away, and you can always show your friends the time you went to Kuala Lumpur.


                Reasons to stay here

                This hotel's food and dining score higher than 93% of accommodations in the city.
                This hotel scores higher than 89% of accommodations in the city for its location.
                Room comfort is said to be outstanding here, scoring higher than 92% of accommodations in the city.

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                Amenities and facilities
                Review score
                Facilities

                5.1

                Languages spoken

                • English
                • Malay

                Internet access

                • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
                • Wi-Fi in public areas

                Dining, drinking, and snacking

                • Restaurants
                • Room service

                Services and conveniences

                • Daily housekeeping
                • Elevator
                • Luggage storage
                • Shops
                • Smoke-free property
                • Smoking area

                Access

                • Check-in [24-hour]
                • Front desk [24-hour]
                • Pets allowed
                • Security [24-hour]

                Available in all rooms

                • Free bottled water
                • Internet access – wireless
                • Non-smoking
                • Shared bathroom
                • Shower
                • Wi-Fi [free]
                Location
                No 20 Jalan Petaling, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50000
                Very good
                Location

                7.9

                Airports

                • Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)
                  16.2 km 37 min drive
                • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
                  44.8 km 58 min drive

                Public transportation

                • Pasar Seni
                  340 m
                • Pudu Sentral Bus Terminal
                  340 m

                Hospital or clinic

                • Kheng Dental Surgery
                  110 m

                Shopping

                • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
                  1.8 km

                Convenience store

                • KK Super Mart
                  90 m 9 min drive

                Cash withdrawal

                • ATM
                  80 m 1 min walk
                What's nearby

                Popular landmarks

                • Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
                  220 m
                • Central Market
                  260 m
                • KL Bird Park
                  1.1 km
                • Menara Kuala Lumpur
                  1.1 km
                • Jalan Alor
                  1.3 km
                • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
                  1.8 km
                • KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway
                  1.9 km
                • Aquaria KLCC
                  2.0 km
                • Petronas Twin Towers
                  2.2 km
                • KLCC Park
                  2.3 km

                Nearby landmarks

                • Lost In China Town
                  30 m
                • Petaling Street Market
                  50 m
                • Petaling Street (KL Chinatown)
                  50 m
                • Chinese Wholesale Cheap Food
                  100 m
                • Reggae Bar
                  100 m
                • Guan Di Temple Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
                  110 m
                • Kheng Dental Surgery
                  110 m
                • Wet Market
                  120 m
                • Net Youth Resources
                  120 m
                • Maybank Forex Counter
                  170 m
                Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
                Property policies
                Children and extra beds

                Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

                All children are welcome.

                Infant 0-2 year(s)
                Stay for free if using existing bedding.
                Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
                Children 3-11 year(s)
                Stay for free if using existing bedding.
                If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
                Guests 12 years and older are considered as adults
                Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
                Others
                • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
                Some helpful facts

                Check-in/Check-out

                • Check-in from13:00
                • Check-out until12:00
                • Reception open until00:00

                Getting around

                • Distance from city center5.4 km
                • Travel time to airport (minutes)47

                The property

                • Number of bars/lounges0
                • Number of floors0
                • Number of restaurants0
                • Number of rooms 40
                • Year property opened2014
                • Most recent renovation0

                Reviews of Ranting Guesthouse from real guests

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                6.1
                /
                10
                Cleanliness5.2
                Facilities5.1
                Location7.9
                Room comfort and quality3.5
                Service6.3
                Value for money6.3
                High score for Kuala Lumpur
                Rating
                9+ Exceptional (4)
                8-9 Excellent (5)
                7-8 Very Good (3)
                6-7 Good (4)
                <6 Below Expectation (31)
                Time of the year
                Mar - May (12)
                Jun - Aug (16)
                Sep - Nov (12)
                Dec - Feb (7)
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                8.8
                Excellent
                Elias
                Solo traveler
                Double (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 1 night in October 2018

                Cheap hostel in Chinatown ”

                It’s very basic and cheap, the location is very good (Chinatown). - Room (blanket/sheets/towel) was clean. - The shower/toilet could have been more clean. - The chilling/reception area needs a makeover! The space is great but it needs an upgrade ;) - One guy from the reception is very helpful/nice. The other guy (with cap) is very weird and burps the whole time, which is very disgusting.

                Reviewed October 28, 2018

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                8.4
                Excellent
                Malou from Switzerland
                Couple
                Twin (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 3 nights in September 2018

                Cheap and nice room! Nice staff”

                The room is so cheap that it is totaly okay that the room is small and has no window! We stayed before in an other hotel exactly the same room but it cost 40 Ringgit! If you want a nicer room in KL you have to pay more! The staff was very friendly and helpful during our stay! The room and bathroom is clean! We would stay there again!

                Reviewed September 20, 2018

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                6.8
                Good
                Jan from Canada
                Couple
                Double (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 4 nights in June 2018

                Smoking permitted. Do you like cigarette smoke?”

                First, the good stuff. Excellent price, comfortable bed, great WiFi. Now the bad stuff: The bed occupied 66% of the room; we had trouble getting around each other. No hot water in the shower. The upholstery was falling off the chairs and sofas in the lobby. No air conditioning in the lobby. But the worst part is that smoking is permitted. They even had ash trays on the coffee tables for the smokers. In short, I have no plans to go back and I can not recommend it to others.

                Reviewed June 12, 2018

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                10.0
                Exceptional
                Dominik from Poland
                Couple
                Twin (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 1 night in February 2018

                very hot not window ”

                In the room was very hot room is 2 meter by 2 meter the fan is not enough you need to sleep with the open door

                Reviewed March 21, 2018

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                4.8
                swarupreddy from Malaysia
                Group
                Double (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 1 night in August 2018

                Disappointed ”

                First 3 days we booked Non-ac . It was worst , no ventilation and blood bugs inside bed and also worst staff . Though we moved to aircon 4th day , the staff don't know anything about payments. i have payment slip clearly they says not yet paid . whom to i blame now while sitting outside one- two hours either agoda.com / the staff. !! i guess the staff has no knowledge and very slow not receiving properly .!! Rating of Ranting is 2.5/6 in my views .!! thank you, swarupreddy

                Reviewed August 16, 2018

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                6.0
                Trung from Vietnam
                Couple
                Double (with Air Conditioning & Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 1 night in July 2014

                Nothing special”

                In China town, near public transportation, good budget

                Nothing special. Room was too small, it made me feel breathless. We used shared bathroom and it wasnt clean and the mosquitoes bit me. So terrible! But luckily with centrally located in Chinatown and good for budget. I don't really recommend!

                Reviewed July 09, 2014

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                6.0
                Anthony from Malaysia
                Business traveler
                Double (with Air Conditioning & Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 1 night in May 2015

                poorly build”

                location

                location very good, at the busiest street of petaling street. but the hotel was poorly design. itself is an old building, with poor renovation, poor room compartmentation, poor sound barrier. Others talking at walkway can be clearly heard in room. Shaky floor due to poor renovation. bed comfort was lower than average.

                Reviewed May 24, 2015

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                6.0
                Relaine from Philippines
                Couple
                Double (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 4 nights in July 2018

                Location and nothing else”

                Room is very small. Bed sheets and pillow cases seemed it was not changed or washed properly. Only thing interesting is the location. Nothing else. Slept for a few hours at night, bathed in the morning and spent wholeday out. Also, have MYR 30 ready when checking in as a deposit but is being refunded when checking out.

                Reviewed July 26, 2018

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                8.4
                Excellent
                Adrian from Malaysia
                Group
                Standard Double Room with Fan
                Stayed 1 night in July 2016

                Great Staff and Boss”

                It was not that perfect but the staff were friendly and very helpful. It was great.

                Reviewed July 28, 2016

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                5.2
                Yulia from Russia
                Couple
                Double (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 3 nights in October 2018

                Very small room!! Dirty and smelly”

                Location is good and the price is super cheap! But the room is like 2x2 meters! Smelly and dirty. Toilets always wet! No toilet paper. Wi-fi ok.

                Reviewed October 29, 2018

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                4.0
                Edma from Malaysia
                Couple
                Standard Double Room with Fan
                Stayed 1 night in January 2018

                Awful”

                Don't be mind to spend more money for better and more comfortable place to stay. This guesthouse is totally uncomfortable; dirty and close-spaced even it is super cheap.

                Reviewed January 24, 2018

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                10.0
                Exceptional
                Crysjell
                Solo traveler
                Twin (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 3 nights in January 2019

                budget friendly”

                near from the attraction

                Reviewed April 04, 2019

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                8.8
                Excellent
                NORFADHILAH from Malaysia
                Solo traveler
                Double (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 1 night in October 2017

                Excellent”

                Wifi laju...betul2 kat PS

                Reviewed October 07, 2017

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                10.0
                Exceptional
                Bartosz
                Solo traveler
                Twin (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 4 nights in December 2017

                Exceptional”

                Great atmosphere!

                Reviewed December 15, 2017

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                4.7
                XUEHONG from China
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in August 2015

                small and dirty”

                good location

                toilet 's always wet, tap's leaking. Bathroom was dirty. Room is dusty. Rats run on the ceiling over night . The bed is as used for thousands years

                Reviewed August 26, 2015

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                5.2
                monica from New Zealand
                Couple
                Twin (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 1 night in May 2016

                An affordable sweaty cubicle”

                It has a pet monkey named Goku. That was interesting. Its also bang smack in china town. Thats good. It was the cheapest two person available in thay area. But it was pretty rungus. Would stay if I was broke, but it was fairly unpleasant sweaty sleep.

                Reviewed June 06, 2016

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                6.0
                Leonore from Australia
                Solo traveler
                Double (with Air Conditioning & Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 1 night in July 2018

                Great for storing my bags till the flight. Basic room with aircon”

                Safe, basic, pretty rough, but super Cheap can't complain. Wouldn't really sleep overnight tho.

                Reviewed August 04, 2018

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                4.4
                Izaskun from Spain
                Couple
                Twin (with Fan and Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 2 nights in July 2017

                Not the best”

                We were backpacking, so se wanted something cheap. If you are looking for something cheap and good located this place is fine, but I would personally never come back again. It was a bit hard to find, the smell was weird, and nothing was clean. It looks like a horror movie motel. Anyway, we didn't have any problem and the wifi was great.

                Reviewed August 28, 2017

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                3.6
                Alexandra from United Kingdom
                Couple
                Double (with Air Conditioning & Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 1 night in April 2017

                WORST CHOICE EVER”

                Everything at this place was very bad, but I am only going to mention the moment I went out of the room and I saw A RAT running around the corredor. Please do not book a room at this place, you will regret it.

                Reviewed October 17, 2017

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                6.4
                Good
                Sarah from United States
                Couple
                Double (with Air Conditioning & Shared Bathroom)
                Stayed 1 night in May 2018

                Cheap place ”

                Cheap place to sta but you get what you pay for

                Reviewed May 09, 2018

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