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

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8.7

Excellent

5,196 reviews

5,196 reviews

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9.1

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Parking
Available
Walkable places
Arabian Middle East Food Traders

80 m

Blue Boy

120 m

Jalan Alor

160 m

Walter Greenier Food Court

170 m

Sungai Buloh-Kajang MRT Line

190 m

Popular landmarks
Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

360 m

KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway

640 m

Aquaria KLCC

720 m

Menara Kuala Lumpur

900 m

KLCC Park

970 m

Closest landmarks
Finnegan’s

60 m

California Fitness

210 m

Jalan Changkat Bukit Bintang

230 m

Lot 10

230 m

Kitschy Classy Kuala Lumpur

240 m

The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel

No. 30, Jalan Beremi, Off Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50200 - 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 Bukit Bintang, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Petronas Twin Towers. Rated with 4 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to restaurant, fitness center and outdoor pool on-site.

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Highlights

Located in heart of Kuala Lumpur

Check-in [24-hour]

Excellent breakfast

Excellent view

200 meters to public transportation

100% of staff fully vaccinated

100% of on-site staff have received all necessary vaccination shots for COVID-19.

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Car park

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Check-in/out [express]

Exercise area

Swimming pool [outdoor]

Luggage storage

Golf course [on-site]

This property is in high demand!

21 travelers have booked today.

Value for money8.6
Location rating9.1
Nearest airportSultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)
Distance to airport17.6 km

Rooms available at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel

Excellent
Room comfort & quality

8.6

Deluxe Triple
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
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Deluxe King
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
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  • 1 king bed
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Superior Deluxe- 1 King Bed
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Superior Deluxe Room
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Room
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • Non-smoking
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      DELUXE KING BED 1 TWIN BED
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          Frequently asked questions

          What time is check-in and check-out at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel?

          Check-in is from 02:00 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 The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel?

          For those who wish to drive their own cars, The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel has a car park on site, as well as additional parking nearby if the first car park is full. Parking is available for an additional charge. Self-parking is conveniently available at the hotel. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Kuala Lumpur with private transportation, the hotel can arrange taxi service.

          Is breakfast offered at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel?

          Start your mornings right, with the à la carte and continental breakfast options offered at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel. A selection of food types including western and asian breakfast options is available for guests. There's an additional charge of 31.8 MYR for adults and 15.9 MYR for children if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

          What are my dining options at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel?

          The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience. Breakfast is served here. You can pick and choose from a wide array of cuisines including international, western and asian. Dishes are served in a la carte during opening hours. Light meal like coffee or tea is served using only quality ingredients.

          Can special events be hosted at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel?

          Both indoor and outdoor venues are available to choose for your special gathering. Large events and gatherings such as weddings and private events can be hosted at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel. Small or intimate events like birthday parties, entertainment events, honeymoons and graduation parties can also be accomodated. Services for in-house catering, wireless internet, in-house planning, event decoration, audio-visual equipment and music entertainment are offered to help your event go smoothly. End your big event day with special turn-down service to celebrate your special occasion, room decorations are available upon request.

          Can business events be hosted at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel?

          On-site venues and convenient event services make The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel an ideal choice for hosting events such as seminars, corporate events, conferences and meetings. The 3 venues can accommodate up to 18 people. An extensive range of facilities and services including projector or LED display, free Wi-Fi, meeting stationery and audio-visual equipment is available to help your business meeting or event a successful one.

          What is the smoking policy at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel?

          The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel 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 The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel?

          The closest train, metro, or bus station is Bukit Bintang MRT Station, 180 m away from The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel.

          What restaurants are nearby The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel?

          The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel is located in Bukit Bintang, famous for good restaurants such as Srirekha, Ship and Yaaho Cafe.

          What popular shopping places are close to The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel?

          Shopping options in The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel’s Bukit Bintang neighborhood include Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Berjaya Times Square and Sungei Wang Plaza.

          What are popular attractions near The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel?

          The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel is located in Bukit Bintang area, which is famous for attractions such as Berjaya Time Square Theme Park, Bintang Walk and Museum of Illusions.

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          What people love about The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel

          • 10

            Exceptional

            "The rooftop pool and bar was definitely a plus point here, really love the chill vibes."

            TIU

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            August 4, 2022

          • 8.8

            Excellent

            "Good stay and bed is comfortable, tv with Netflix is the best ."

            michelle

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            August 2, 2022

          • 8

            Very good

            "Nice and cozy place to unwind during the weekend :)"

            Siu

            |

            July 31, 2022

          Property ranking|Compared to 6,804 Kuala Lumpur properties
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          Room comfort score
          8.6/10
          Location score
          9.1/10
          Service score
          8.8/10
          Cleanliness score
          8.9/10
          Better than
          99
          %
          of Kuala Lumpur properties
          Better than
          98
          %
          of Kuala Lumpur properties
          Better than
          97
          %
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          Better than
          97
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          Overall rating:

          8.7

          Excellent
          5,196 reviews
          Cleanliness
          8.9
          Facilities
          8.3
          Location
          9.1
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          What travelers say they love:
          Definitely worth staying, while in Kuala Lumpur!
          Nick from Netherlands
          Couple
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          The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel

          For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Kuala Lumpur, The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel is the perfect choice. Its convenient location right in the city center allows you more time to see all that Kuala Lumpur has to offer. Access is everything, and you'll get the most of while staying only 7.7 km from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and its easy transportation options.
          Enjoy all that The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel has to offer! Free internet access provided within the hotel keeps you connected throughout your stay. Exploring Kuala Lumpur is made even more convenient with the taxi services available at the hotel. For those driving their own car, parking is available for guests.
          Always get the assistance you need with front desk services including luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. For longer stays or whenever you need it, the dry cleaning service and laundry service keep your favorite travel outfits clean and available. Feel like doing nothing? Available services like daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your time at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel. For health reasons, smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the hotel.
          For guests who would like to smoke, the designated smoking areas are available.
          All guestrooms at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel provide guests with a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. Enjoy your stay even more at the hotel, knowing that some selected rooms include linen service, blackout curtains and air conditioning. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find cable TV available in some selected rooms. Don't worry about being thirsty as a coffee or tea maker, bottled water, instant coffee, instant tea and mini bar are provided in some guestrooms.
          Bathroom amenities are just as important as others, and at the hotel you'll find a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels available in some guest bathrooms.


          Dining and things to do

          Each morning you can start the day with a delicious in-house breakfast offered at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel. A number of great dining options at the hotel assures that you'll always have convenient and delicious choices. A great night out couldn't be easier! Enjoy a fun evening without traveling outside at the bar.
          Fill your days with the array of activities and facilities offered at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel. Don't forget to make a visit or two to the hotel's pool. At The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. Enjoy your favorite drink in your swimsuit at the hotel's poolside bar. Burn off you vacation calories with a quick visit to the hotel's fitness facility.


          Around the property

          An array of attractions are a must-see while visiting Kuala Lumpur. Be sure to visit Menara Kuala Lumpur located 900 m away, an item on every checklist of those who travel to Kuala Lumpur.


          Reasons to stay here

          Compared to the city's accommodation options, this hotel scored higher than 99% of them for food and dining.
          Guests who stayed here found it to be neat and tidy, scoring it above 97% of other accommodations in the city.
          According to guests who stayed here, this hotel's room comfort is rated higher than 99% of other accommodations in Kuala Lumpur.

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          Amenities and facilities
          Excellent
          Facilities

          8.3

          Most talked about facilities

          Housekeeping

          155 mentions

          Breakfast

          133 mentions

          Swimming Pool

          86 mentions

          Food & Dining

          28 mentions

          Languages spoken

          • English
          • Chinese [Cantonese]
          • Chinese [Mandarin]
          • Malay

          Accessibility

          • Wheelchair accessible

          Internet access

          • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
          • Internet services
          • Wi-Fi in public areas

          Things to do, ways to relax

          • Exercise area
          • Golf course [on-site]
          • On-site entertainment
          • Pool with view
          • Swimming pool [outdoor]
          • Tours

          Cleanliness and safety

          • Anti-viral cleaning products
          • Cashless payment service
          • Daily disinfection in all rooms
          • Daily disinfection in common areas
          • Face coverings on staff
          • First aid kit
          • Hand sanitizer
          • Hot water linen and laundry washing
          • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
          • Protective screens in common areas
          • Room sanitization opt-out available
          • Rooms sanitized between stays
          • Safe dining setup
          • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
          • Shared stationery removed
          • Staff trained in safety protocol
          • Sterilizing equipment
          • Temperature check for guests and staff

          Dining, drinking, and snacking

          • Alcohol
          • Alternative meal arrangement
          • Bar
          • Bottle of water
          • Coffee shop
          • Happy hour
          • Poolside bar
          • Restaurants

          Services and conveniences

          • Air conditioning in public area
          • Contactless check-in/out
          • Daily cleaning
          • Disabled facilities
          • Dry cleaning
          • Elevator
          • Food delivery
          • Invoice provided
          • Ironing service
          • Laundry service
          • Luggage storage
          • Meeting/banquet facilities
          • Safety deposit boxes
          • Smoke-free property
          • Smoking area
          • Terrace

          For the kids

          • Family room
          • Kids meal

          Access

          • CCTV in common areas
          • CCTV outside property
          • Check-in/out [express]
          • Check-in [24-hour]
          • Exterior corridor
          • Fire extinguisher
          • Front desk [24-hour]
          • Non-smoking rooms
          • Pets allowed
          • Safety/security feature
          • Security [24-hour]
          • Smoke alarms

          Getting around

          • Car park [nearby]
          • Car park [on-site]
          • Parking [paid]
          • Taxi service

          Available in all rooms

          • A/C
          • Alarm clock
          • Bathrobes
          • Blackout curtains
          • Closet
          • Clothes rack
          • Coffee/tea machine
          • Complimentary coffee (instant)
          • Complimentary drinking water
          • Daily cleaning
          • Desk
          • Free tea
          • Hair dryer
          • Individual air conditioning
          • Interconnecting room(s) available
          • iPod docking station
          • Iron and ironing board
          • Linens
          • Lock box in room
          • Mini bar
          • Mirror
          • Non-smoking
          • Phone
          • Private bathroom
          • Refrigerator
          • Satellite/cable channels
          • Seating area
          • Shower
          • Slippers
          • Socket near the bed
          • Streaming service like Netflix
          • Toiletries
          • Towels
          • Wake up call
          • Wi-Fi [complimentary]
          • Wooden/parqueted flooring
          Food and dining
          Breakfast options
          • American
          • Asian
          • Continental
          • Vegetarian
          Restaurants on site

          Kedai Kopi Journal (Lobby Cafe)

          • Cuisine: Asian, International, Malaysian
          • Menu: Buffet
          Location
          No. 30, Jalan Beremi, Off Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50200
          Exceptional
          Location

          9.1

          Airports

          • Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)
            17.6 km 40 min drive
          • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
            45.1 km 57 min drive

          Public transportation

          • Bukit Bintang MRT Station
            180 m
          • SBK18A Bukit Bintang
            210 m

          Hospital or clinic

          • Lee & Tan Dental Surgery
            320 m

          Shopping

          • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
            360 m

          Convenience store

          • 7 Eleven
            100 m 1 min drive

          Cash withdrawal

          • ATM
            80 m 1 min walk
          What's nearby

          Popular landmarks

          • Jalan Alor
            160 m
          • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
            360 m
          • KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway
            640 m
          • Aquaria KLCC
            720 m
          • Menara Kuala Lumpur
            900 m
          • KLCC Park
            970 m
          • Petronas Twin Towers
            1.1 km
          • Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
            1.6 km
          • Central Market
            1.7 km
          • KL Bird Park
            2.6 km

          Nearby landmarks

          • Finnegan’s
            60 m
          • Arabian Middle East Food Traders
            80 m
          • Blue Boy
            120 m
          • Jalan Alor
            160 m
          • Walter Greenier Food Court
            170 m
          • Bukit Bintang MRT Station
            180 m
          • Sungai Buloh-Kajang MRT Line
            190 m
          • Dry Point
            200 m
          • Zara
            200 m
          • Lot 10 Shopping Centre
            210 m
          Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
          Property policies
          Children and extra beds

          Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

          All children are welcome.

          Infant 0-3 year(s)
          Stay for free if using existing bedding.
          Baby cot/crib available upon request
          Children 4-12 year(s)
          Must use an extra bed
          If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
          Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
          Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
          Others
          • The property requires a refundable security deposit equal to a one night stay upon check-in.
          • This is a strictly non-smoking property.
          • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
          Some helpful facts

          Check-in/Check-out

          • Check-in from14:00
          • Check-out until12:00
          • Reception open until00:00

          Getting around

          • Travel time to airport (minutes)51

          Extras

          • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)31.8 MYR

          The property

          • Non-smoking rooms/floorsyes
          • Number of bars/lounges1
          • Number of floors11
          • Number of restaurants1
          • Number of rooms 121
          • Room voltage240
          • Year property opened2015

          Reviews of The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel from real guests

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          8.7
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          10
          Cleanliness8.9
          Facilities8.3
          Location9.1
          Room comfort and quality8.6
          Service8.8
          Value for money8.6
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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Su from Malaysia
          Couple
          Superior Deluxe- 1 King Bed
          Stayed 4 nights in June 2017

          Amazing stay at Bukit Bintang”

          Location – This rare gem is strategically located in the heart of Bukit Bintang, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur is just a stone throw away if you jaywalk and cut through the back lane of Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur. Room – We have a spacious room, comfortable king-size bed, huge bathroom and living space. Equipped with powerful handheld shower faucet and rain shower, spending time in the bathroom is luxurious! Breakfast – Kedai Kopi Journal breakfast buffet, together with the a la carte dishes, are simply delicious. Swimming Pool and Gym – Located at the rooftop, the pool offers a good view of Bukit Bintang. Gym is just a tiny room located at level 10. The People – Front desk and restaurant staff and doormen are helpful and friendly all the time! Cons – Sound proofing is very bad, I can hear the noise from corridor, beside and opposite my room. The furnishing looks modern but but not durable. The carpet on the corridor (level 3) leading to my room looks old, dirty and colour/design (blue stripes and grey?!) totally off with the overall concept of the hotel!

          Reviewed June 29, 2017

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Wai from Singapore
          Couple
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 4 nights in September 2016

          Best value for money hotel in KL”

          I am a frequent traveller to KL and have stayed at several hotels and really, The Journal despite its modest size is right up there with the likes of Holiday Inn, Berjaya Times Square Hotel. I stayed for five nights for my most recent visit and chose The Journal because on Agoda, it looked new and chic, the rooms looked well-designed and clean and the location looked great. When i arrived, the hotel is exactly what it looked and promised on Agoda. Pictures can only tell you the outlook and there are hotels that can match or even surpass the spacious, modern, well-designed that The Journal has, but! Not many hotels can match the service level of the staff. The bell hops are attentive and offered immediate help with my large luggage. We rang the service desk several times for stuff like LAN cables, HDMI cables (just to project our laptop on TV) and each time we were greeted by a friendly and helpful staff. When one of the light bulb repeatedly fused, the staff helpfully tended to it each time even though it's a small bulb by the side of the bed. Every staff i met at the hotel is worth commending. The roof top pool is not too big but has a good view for a relaxing dip. The soccer channels on TV is fabulous! Location-wise, it is a convenient 5-min walk to Pavilion and if you cut through Sungei Wang Plaza (5 min walk) and through Low Yat Plaza, Berjaya Times Square is a 10-min walk away. With Lot 10 diagonally opposite and Bukit Bintang LRT station a 3-5 min walk away, the location is near perfect. Right outside the hotel is a bus stop which seems to go most places (i didnt try though). Now the cons. Or con. There really isnt much to complain about except for.. the wifi. Certain times of the day the connection is really weak and thats why we needed the LAN cable. And perhaps the room being just a wee bit dim. So, really, those are my only gripe about The Journal. I had a fantastic stay and my wife thoroughly agree and enjoyed her stay as well. Thanks again to all

          Reviewed October 06, 2016

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Nora from Hungary
          Couple
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 4 nights in December 2019

          Excellent hotel with good location”

          We had a fantastic stay at the Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel. Location is excellent, couple of minutes walk from the metro station, as well as from the Pavilion mall, so good starting point to explore the city. Several restaurants and shopping possibilities nearby, and despite of its central location, the hotel is really quiet, so you can easily relax. We loved the welcome package with the "home made" map, showing all the recommendations where to eat and how to spend your day. The bluetooth speaker in the room is also a great idea. Breakfast is excellent quality, wide variety of hot and cold dishes. The staff was kind and helpful from the very first minute until the end. Excellent value for money, had a memorable stay!

          Reviewed December 17, 2019

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          Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are glad that you loved our hotel and hope to see you again!

          Responded April 09, 2021
          The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel
          9.2
          Exceptional
          Amy from Australia
          Couple
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 5 nights in June 2017

          Great hotel!!!”

          This hotel was great! Amazing location, would walk to the best shopping in Kuala Lumpur at Bukit Bintang, close to the monorail, close to Changkat Bukit Bintang. Rooms were clean and spacious, only thing I would suggest is more storage for clothes. Had an amazing bathroom with a really powerful shower. Loved the floor to ceiling windows which gave us an amazing view of the area. All staff were great, although special mention has to go to the security staff at the front door, they go out of their way to help you and they are super friendly! Also loved the outdoor infinity pool on the rooftop, although if i am a little picky, the pool bar menu could have a bigger variety of food and the pool temperature could be slightly warmer. This is one of the best value hotels i have stayed in anywhere in the world, and I will certainly be back if i travel to KL again!

          Reviewed June 22, 2017

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Saranya from Thailand
          Group
          Deluxe Triple
          Stayed 2 nights in February 2020

          Chic and good services”

          Location: 5-7mins walk to Pavilion Mall, Lot10 and Bukit Bintang station. Very convenient Service: Efficient and friendly staff Room: well furnished and maintained. Room is clean and spacious. Wifi works well too. They also have Netflix on TV, which is a bonus for people that wants to chill in their very nice hotel room. Bathroom is equip with rain shower which is awesome! Room even came with a full length mirror! Only thing that can be improve is the hair dryer, or bring your own if you are particular. Brealfast: apart from the buffet items, you can order off their menu as well. Food are delicious! They have a rooftop bar with a small pool as well. Good for hanging out at night. Would definitely stay with Journal Hotel again! Thank you for your hospitality, The KL Journal Hotel!

          Reviewed March 04, 2020

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          Thanks so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are really pleased to know that you had a great experience staying with us and we hope to welcome you back again soon!

          Responded March 05, 2020
          The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel
          9.6
          Exceptional
          Rena from Singapore
          Couple
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 3 nights in May 2019

          Exceptional”

          Thoroughly enjoyed our 3-night stay here! Room was spacious, modern and well-stocked -wonderful way to relax and enjoy the city view after a long day out! Location wise definitely excellent, short walk away from the Bukit Bintang shopping area without the noise from the hustle and bustle around the shopping area. However, the roads there are often congested and as the hotel is on a small road - drivers may get stuck in traffic on the main roads before getting to the hotel. Service staff were excellent, everyone has a smile on their faces and we really felt the warmth of Malaysian hospitality! Breakfast comes with the room stay, and they have both a small buffet line (Asian cuisine + salads) as well as an ala carte selection to choose from! You’ll be spoilt for choice! Will definitely choose KL Journal hotel again when I return to KL - affordable, modern, spacious and a true hotel gem in KL city!

          Reviewed January 13, 2020

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          Thank you for this wonderful review. Our team truly appreciates your kind words and we are pleased to know that you had the best experience staying with us. We certainly hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon!

          Responded January 15, 2020
          The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Matthew from Australia
          Solo traveler
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 3 nights in October 2017

          Very lucky to have picked this hotel”

          It was my first time to Kuala Lumpur so I was very fortunate to pick Journal Hotel for 3 nights. Great location, close to everything but just back off the main street. Great rooftop pool with music most nights. I had a view of the Petronas Towers from my room and the rooms are tastefully done with nice fixtures and fittings and artwork/photography above the bed from Kuala Lumpur's past. The business centre area upstairs is fantastic. It was a great place to work from and they even have a ping pong table!

          Reviewed October 25, 2017

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          9.6
          Exceptional
          Peter from United Kingdom
          Couple
          Superior Deluxe- 1 King Bed
          Stayed 3 nights in December 2019

          The Kuala Lumpur journal hotel ”

          We stayed 9th December 2019 for 3 nights. This hotel is a fantastic place located in the heart of everything. The room was big and spacious with a large bathroom. Breakfast was excellent with a good selection of food. Staff were very friendly and attentive and helpful. Can't recommend the Kuala Lumpur journal hotel enough fantastic experience.

          Reviewed December 14, 2019

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          9.2
          Exceptional
          Eddie from Singapore
          Business traveler
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 3 nights in September 2017

          Best Boutique Hotel in Bukit Bintang”

          I have been staying in Journal Hotel whenever i have a business meeting in Kuala Lumpur. Its one of my favourite hotel in KL. Location is superb and there is also a new MRT station just a stone throw away. I would like to comment on a service staff by the name of Sabbir. He is always helpful, attentive and friendly whenever i visit the restaurant. Making my stay wonderful and that's the reason I kept coming back. Good job guys.

          Reviewed September 24, 2017

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          MOHAMAD from Singapore
          Solo traveler
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 4 nights in September 2019

          2nd stay here in KL Journal and thats the reason why I came back!”

          I have reviewed my stay here in Agoda on July 25th during my stay in KL Journal on 4th July - and am back here again! Because I seriously could not find any other better hotels that fits to my liking! I was welcomed by the great fantastic team (whom seem to know that am back!) and even acknowledged you because you are their returning guest. Little things like this makes the stay worthwhile! Requested for an early check in prior due to an early mrng flight and just needed to snooze in for a bit and my room (Deluxe room) was all ready when checked in! Their casual yet personalised service makes you feel at home, where everyone is family! Congratulations to the KL Journal Hotel, management & team from all depts for a stay that I have truly enjoyed again! Hope this review will assist anyone travelling to KL!

          Reviewed September 07, 2019

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Hyunkyoung from South Korea
          Couple
          Deluxe Triple
          Stayed 2 nights in February 2017

          Great Location, clean and pleasant”

          The hotel seems new in the middle of Kuala Lumpur Bukit Bintang street. The hotel itself is very clean and the room is quite smaller than I expected but great modern styled. Location wise, it is near to all the shopping centre, and close to Bukit Bintang monorail station. We'd like to stay again next time.

          Reviewed February 06, 2017

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Kymberley from Australia
          Couple
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 5 nights in August 2019

          We will be back”

          Where do we start? First off we were a little worried that the booking wasn’t going to be legit through here but were pleasantly surprised when things went so smoothly. This hotel is honestly so amazing. The attention to detail is incredible. We both thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the journal hotel. It was aways clean and the staff always friendly. The breakfast had a lot of options, fresh juices and coffee and was all fairly tasty. The room was just like the photos, the bed was comfy and the bathroom was so nice! Everything was very clean and well stocked. The location is really good being so close to the monorail, bus stop as well as many restaurants and shopping malls. Thank you to everyone at the Journal for making our stay so wonderful. We really enjoyed our time and when we come back to Malaysia will definitely be booking with you again :)

          Reviewed September 09, 2019

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Eddie from Singapore
          Family with young children
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 3 nights in June 2017

          Favourite Hotel in KL”

          Modern,clean, value for money hotel. Have been staying in Journal hotels whenever I have business trip in Kuala Lumpur. Never regret before. They have recently renovated their entrance as well as the bar which makes it more inviting.

          Reviewed June 28, 2017

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Cheng-Wei from Taiwan
          Solo traveler
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 1 night in December 2019

          Design Hotel in the heart of Bukit Bintang”

          Lovely Design Hotel w/ spacious room, which isn't pricey at all. Located in the heart of Bukit Bintang lets you discover the shopping & foodie paradise (such as Pavilion KL). This area also is called Little India of KL, so you may try some genuine Indian flavours. One thing I'd like to mention is the often heavy traffic jams in KL, super inconvenient when I brought a large suitcase and waited for quite long to get any car. Other than this, I can't find actual disadvantages of the hotel. I highly recommend KL Journal, beyond my expectations! [Blog & FB Page : 席克偉 Foodie Chicvé / IG @chicve02]

          Reviewed January 13, 2020

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          Thank you for rating us a perfect 10! We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your experience staying with us and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

          Responded February 26, 2020
          The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel
          9.6
          Exceptional
          Ma from Philippines
          Group
          Deluxe Triple
          Stayed 5 nights in November 2018

          Superb Stay! ”

          The hotel is near the mrt and monorail station... Also near Jalan Alor food street and walking distance to malls around bukit bintang. The staff was nice. The hotel is clean. We also got free welcome drinks at the bar (pool area). There is free bottled water everyday. Room big enough for 2. Thank you the KL Journal. We will be back again here if we are travelling to KL again. :)

          Reviewed December 06, 2018

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Jack from Australia
          Couple
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 1 night in August 2016

          Central, clean, quirky, value”

          We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the KL journal located right in the heart of Bukit Bintang but to the side away from the noise. Within walking distance is Jalan Alor, Pavillion Shopping Centre, Lot 10, Berjaya Times Square, Sungei Wah and Low Yat plazas. KLCC is also considerably close by to walk to for those who like to explore. At night Bukit Bintang is full of life with bars and restaurants within an arms reach of the hotel. A lot of food options nearby and shopping to be had.

          Reviewed August 10, 2016

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          9.2
          Exceptional
          MOHAMAD from Singapore
          Solo traveler
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 4 nights in July 2019

          Great Stay at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel!”

          Great stay at KL Journal Hotel! I've heard so many good reviews of this hotel and finally made it to stay here! Have always been a huge fan to boutique hotels and this is one you can't miss out when you're in KL. Rooms are clean, chic and with their woody, minimalist concept. If you're a solo traveler like myself, this hotel fits you right! Staff from Front Desk, Restaurant and the Swimming Pool Club bar have gone above and beyond my expectations! Friendly and service oriented team! Review pages in many websites will always be complaints - but this deserves huge compliments! Definitely coming back here to KL Journal even for that short weekend getaway from 🇸🇬! Love!

          Reviewed July 25, 2019

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          9.2
          Exceptional
          Vivien from Malaysia
          Couple
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 1 night in July 2017

          Great location”

          The hotel is unique with its own design and staff are helpful. The room is spacious and quite near to Bukit Bintang area within 10 minutes walking distance. The rooftop's swimming pool has a great view of Bukit Bintang. We managed to relax and chilled out at the bar there and enjoyed ourselves. Except for the pool, it is a bit dark in the night so probably the management could try to lighten it up abit. also, if you don't mind the mid night low level sound pollution then it is fine as we still can heard some sounds across the road. For the breakfast, it has a range of variety for us to select but as we observed, the staff tend to have their preference to assist the guests. Probably we are not the foreign guests (I guess). Overall, not that bad and can be better~ Overall, our stay in this hotel is great.

          Reviewed July 12, 2017

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          9.2
          Exceptional
          David from Australia
          Couple
          Deluxe King
          Stayed 2 nights in December 2019

          Facilities, staff”

          We had a very nice stay in the Journal Hotel in KL. Very close to the shopping precinct for both high end shops and the budget friendly stores. Close to street foods which we quite enjoyed. Room was clean and adequately supplied. Every room clean service was quite good, we always had treats or surprises left behind daily. the hotel is quite environmental friendly, encouraged us to refrain from buying plastic bottles as they provide a bottle of water. Buffet breakfast was good. Staff were friendly and helpful. As we were international tourists and don’t know the local TV, it was good to have a smart tv in the room with the option of being able to have Netflix straight from the TV. The only issue we had was that when we checked in and went to our room, there was no help given by staff to move our luggage. Otherwise, good hotel, worth the price. Would recommend and would stay again in this hotel if we come back to KL.

          Reviewed December 16, 2019

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          6.4
          Good
          Anne from United Kingdom
          Family with teens
          Deluxe Triple
          Stayed 2 nights in April 2016

          Well Designed Boutique Hotel - sadly let down by their staff and WiFi”

          The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel is situated close to the trendy, thriving Bukit Bintang area of KL. My family and I have lived and worked in Asia for 16 years and have travelled extensively during this time. We also speak the local language - Malay. We arrived at the hotel having booked 2 x twin rooms, inter-connecting as per the hotel website. The staff didn't appear to be interested in our arrival. Five staff were clustered around the reception desk and we had to say "Excuse me" to attract their attention. We were clearly an inconvenience! Having passed over passports to check in, the porter (who was very pleasant, from Sabah) helped us to take our bags to our rooms where we found we'd been placed in two rooms on one corridor - not inter connecting, and both with King sized beds. The porter called the reception who offered to have a folding bed placed into one room. We didn't want this so returned downstairs to the reception where the receptionist told us that it was our fault as we'd booked King Rooms and hadn't requested interconnecting. I then showed her our Agoda voucher which clearly showed 2 x twin rooms with a request for interconnecting. She then said they didn't have interconnecting rooms. Suffice to say, we eventually sorted out some rooms which were not interconnecting but were on the same floor. The Receptionist kept calling a senior staff member on the phone and speaking in malay about us - all of which we understood although she didn't know this. Ironically, when we arrived at the bedrooms, our children were placed in an interconnecting bedroom - but other guests were in the other room. It was not interconnecting to our bedroom. The website promises very fast internet. This is a lie! On our first night, we gave up and went out to a fabulous little Gelato stall, Jersey Jack, down the road where we could have delicious, homemade ice-cream and super fast internet! We stayed 2 nights in The Journal hotel and in order to check in to flights, I had t

          Reviewed April 09, 2016

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