Discover Kuala Lumpur


The cultural melting pot of Southeast Asia

From Kuala Lumpur International Airport/KLIA (KUL)
  • The hotel is located 60 kilometres from the airport, and takes about 1 hour by car. Book a hotel limousine at least one day in advance. You can also take the KLIA Express, which takes 28 minutes to the city. From KL Sentral, grab a car to the hotel (about approximately 20 minutes).
From Kuala Lumpur Sentral
  • The train station is 6 kilometres, or about 20 minutes by car.
To Petronas Twin Towers or KLCC (Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre)
  • The KL landmark towers and the convention centre is located 2.6 kilometres from the hotel. Walk for about 20 minutes from the Bukit Kuala Lumpurg – KLCC pedestrian bridge, or around 10 minutes by car.
To Jalan Alor (Alor Street)
  • The famous food street is 1 kilometre from the hotel Take an 8-minute stroll, or take a car.
To Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
  • The award-winning shopping mall is conveniently located an elevator down from the hotel. Find your favouritebrands all in one place, only a few steps away from the lobby.
To Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square)
  • Kuala Lumpur's Independence Square, with events and weekend activities, is 4 kilometres from the hotel. Take a car for about 15 minutes.
To Royal Museum
  • The Old residence of the King of Malaysia is 5 kilometres, or 20 minutes by car, from the hotel.
To Batu Caves
  • The giant limestone caves in Batu are located 20 kilometres from the hotel, about 30 minutes by car.
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Discover Kuala Lumpur


Kuala Lumpur is a true multicultural city, with Malay,Chinese and Indian cultures. Add progressive modernity, a blossoming creative and fashion environment and a growing number of tech start-ups, and you will discover that KL is an exciting metropolis with lots to offer.

 

 

FACTOIDS


  • Local Currency

    The local currency is Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)

  • Local Customs

    Malaysia is a multi-cultural country. The main ethnic groups are the native Malays as well as large populations of Chinese, and Indians. Hence, greetings in a social context will depend upon the ethnicity of the person you are meeting. In general, most Malays are aware of Western ways so the handshake is normal. There may be slight differences though and a few things to bear in mind include: • Malay women may not shake hands with men. Women can of course shake hands with women. Men may also not shake hands with women and may bow instead while placing their hand on their heart. • The Chinese handshake is light and may be rather prolonged. Men and women may shake hands, although the woman must extend her hand first. Many older Chinese lower their eyes during the greeting as a sign of respect. • Indians shake hands with members of the same gender. When being introduced to someone of the opposite gender, nodding the head and smiling is usually sufficient.

  • Electrical Point

    All rooms are equipped with at least 5 electrical points. The standard plug in Malaysia is 3 pin UK plug.

  • Tipping Culture

    Tipping is not required, nor expected. However, if you wish, you can tip MYR 5 - 10 per bag to the bellman,room service and the housekeeper.

  • Visa

    Visitors entering Malaysia must possess a valid passport or internationally recognised travel document with a validity that is more than six (6) months from the date of entry into Malaysia. Certain nationals are required to apply for visa to enter Malaysia. For more information, please visit: https://goo.gl/8ocokz

  • Emergency Numbers

    In case of emergency, please call one of the following numbers: Police & Ambulance : 999 Tourist Police Hotline: +603 - 2149 6590 Accidents/ Natural Disaster: 991

 

 

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