When talking about a weekend getaway, many people would probably think of nature retreats and island villas away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Given the current situation, planning a staycation within KL is a better option.
Everyone dreams of that luxurious, relaxing week-long vacation that allows you to take a break and recharge fully. However, psychologists found that taking a short vacation is actually better than longer vacations. A weekend staycation may seem brief, but it is as replenishing as longer vacations.
Kuala Lumpur offers amazing spots for a quick weekend staycation with family and friends. Check out our list of relaxing staycation destinations within KL. The best part is you don’t even have to drive all the way out of KL to get to these places!
Banyan Tree KL Hotel
Set amidst the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle, Banyan Tree KL Hotel offers 55 rooms and suites with a contemporary flair. Located just a 3-minute walk from Pavilion Shopping Mall, it has easy access within the lively city of Kuala Lumpur. It is also close to popular attractions like Petronas Twin Towers, Suria KLCC and Berjaya Times Square.
A high-rise hotel in the heart of the city, most of the rooms and suites overlook the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and Kuala Lumpur Tower. If you want to wake up in the morning to a breathtaking view of the city, this is the place for you.
Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Nestled in the heart of Bukit Bintang, Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur is an ideal spot for a staycation in the midst of the vibrant city. It is located in the middle of the buzzing business and entertainment district of Kuala Lumpur, with the best attractions, restaurants and shopping havens at its doorstep.
Pavilion Hotel KL provides 5-star accommodations with excellent service to the guests. Interestingly, each room has its own unique charm and perfection for a stylish, urban staycation in KL.
InterContinental Kuala Lumpur Hotel
InterContinental Hotel is one of the best 5-star hotels in Kuala Lumpur. Nestled in the heart of the city, it is the perfect urban getaway for a staycation in KL. With its prime location, many attractions are just a stroll away, including Suria KLCC, Petronas Twin Towers, and Ampang Park.
The hotel features 473 spacious rooms that are furnished with a contemporary earthy design palette. It promises luxurious comfort and impeccable hospitality for a perfect weekend getaway in Kuala Lumpur.
Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa
Situated within Sunway City Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa is a beautiful accommodation ideal for a weekend getaway. If you are not keen to stay in the midst of bustling city of Kuala Lumpur, this hotel offers a laid-back accommodation. It also offers convenient access to the business district as well as to central Kuala Lumpur.
The best part is this hotel is also seamlessly connected to entertainment and leisure areas, which are Sunway Pyramid Mall and Sunway Lagoon Theme Park within a walking distance. While relaxing, you can have a fun time at the theme park!
Get a special price for a stay at Sunway Hotel with breakfast and theme park tickets here!
EQ Hotel Kuala Lumpur
EQ Hotel was known as Hotel Equatorial, is one of Kuala Lumpur’s most iconic hospitality names. Situated in a prime location in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, it offers an easy walk to Golden Triangle’s most popular attractions. Whether shopping, sightseeing or restaurants, everything is conveniently close-by.
The new EQ Hotel is a magnificent 52-storey tower with luxurious guest rooms and suites. It features impressive city views from every vantage point.
Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Located next to KLCC Park and opposite of the iconic Petronas Twin Tower, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur is a contemporary 5-star hotel right in the heart of the city center. With direct access to the attractions, this hotel is a perfect spot for a staycation in KL.
The luxurious hotel offers up to 571 stylish guest rooms well-furnished with modern décor and comfortable furnishings as well as high-tech amenities. The spacious rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, so you can enjoy a picturesque view of the cityscape.
The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur
If you are looking for an old-school, back-to-the-past vibe, this is definitely a place for you. The Majestic Hotel features a stunning, majestic colonial architecture dating back to 1932. The original hotel was preserved as it is a huge part of Kuala Lumpur’s national heritage.
The luxurious rooms are equipped with large TV sets and colonial-style ensuite bathrooms. Among the popular rooms and suites are the Governor Suite, the Colonial Suite, and the Straits Room.
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Words by Fatihah MSabri
Featured image from EQ Kuala Lumpur