Need a break from routine and time to relax but don’t have the holiday or money to jet away? Luckily you don’t need to venture far for that rejuvenated feeling as there are plenty of places to unwind and feel refreshed, right on your doorstep. Staycations save you money as you remove the expense of travel. They also gift you back this time giving you longer to relax without the thought of a long journey ahead. It’s a great way to relax if you don’t have time to take holiday, and you can treat yourself to the things you don’t normally get a chance to with the money you save. Another trend for when you get back from your holiday is to hire a professional maid to clean the house for you.
So if you are living locally, make sure you experience this amazing city by taking a staycation in Kuala Lumpur. To make it easier for you, we’ve listed the 5 perfect staycation spots in Kuala Lumpur to suit all kinds of preferences.
Sophisticated and chic – Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur
With its stylish décor, central location, and great facilities you will be made to feel like royalty and never want to leave. If you want to explore the city it is on your doorstep. Additionally, Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur offers free shuttle services to make it easy to see nearby attractions. You can also relax in the spa or take a refreshing dip in the pool, before dining in the atmospheric Tao Chinese restaurant with a ceiling that gives the impression you are eating under the stars. It also recently received a Best 5 Flavours of Asia Award, so you can be sure the food is just as delicious as the surroundings. You have many options if you want to try other cuisines from Japanese, to local and international buffets, and if cocktails are more your style you can enjoy them freshly handmade under a tropical waterfall, right in the centre of the city. A perfect staycation in Kuala Lumpur.
InterContinental Kuala Lumpur
165 Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+603 2161 1111
Rustic and unique – Rainforest Bed & Breakfast
Traditional wood carved furniture and intimate lighting make this a cosy hotel with an oriental atmosphere, providing an authentic Southeast Asian home for your staycation. Hidden away in chaotic Bukit Bintang it is a great base from which to explore the activity in Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle. With a minimalistic charm it’s especially recommended for younger travellers, plus the building itself provides a perfect backdrop for Instagram shots.
Rainforest Bed & Breakfast
No 27, Jalan Mesul off Jalan Nagasari,
Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+603 2145 3525
Relaxing and romancing – Villa Samadhi
Villa Samadhi is a tranquil oasis where you are provided with the perfect place to unwind and spend quality time with loved ones. Pure waters, palm trees and bamboo decorated villas make this destination feel like paradise, without the feeling of jet lag or spending high prices on plane tickets. With a philosophy to help you relax in body and mind you will leave your stay feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Unfortunately they don’t let you take the plush bedding with you but you are free to return the next time you need a staycation in Kuala Lumpur.
No. 8, Pesiaran Madge off Jalan Madge, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+603 9212 0372
Staycation on a shoestring – Hotel Maison Boutique
Unlike any other boutique hotel the Hotel Maison Boutique provides you with an experience to remember, not just a room for the night. The rooms are designed with various creative themes to suit all tastes from Disney to Michael Jackson or Elvis Presley, and all at a very affordable price. If you would prefer a classically styled room you can simply take a tour of the special themes and return to normality before bed.
Hotel Maison Boutique
No. 36 & 36, Jalan Baba, Off Jalan Changkat Thambi Dollah, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+603 2145 2929
Luxury infused tradition – The Royale Chulan
Inspired by Malay heritage and tradition, The Royale Chulan is a luxury 5* staycation. Famed for its comfort, the large spacious rooms have custom made king or queen beds and allow you to select from a pillow menu, should you not be satisfied with their usual kind. Rooms are also complimented with modern facilities such as large TV’s, rain showers and a mini bar. The hotel is in a central location making it easy to get out and explore, sample local cuisine or visit popular landmarks like the Petronas Towers. A good place for those looking for a contemporary hotel with a traditional twist.
The Royale Chulan
5 Jalan Conlay,
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, 50450 Malaysia
+603 2688 9688