10 Best Cheap Hotels in KL: Mid to High End Hotels with Great HALF-DAY DEALS

Perfect luxury hotel choices in Kuala Lumpur for people on a budget.


2021-11-08

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Ida Wu

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Looking for something that breaks the monotony of life under the pandemic? Need a place to stay for your cross-state travel? A luxurious hotel experience might just be what you need.


If your wallet cries when you see the absurdly high prices of luxury hotel stays in Kuala Lumpur (we feel you), here's a tip:


You can book many big-name hotels in KL for half a day or by the hour, saving as much as 70% off the day rates!


Why pay for the entire day when you're only staying for the evening? Finding heavily discounted half-day deals at mid-range to high-end hotels makes the scrumptious stay experience suddenly much more attainable even on a shoestring.


Here's a list of best cheap hotels in Kuala Lumpur which you didn't know are accepting hourly to half-day bookings!


Quick jump to:


  1. Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences
  2. Melia Hotel Kuala Lumpur
  3. Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur
  4. MiCasa All Suite Hotel Kuala Lumpur
  5. Scott Hotel KL Sentral
  6. The Pearl Kuala Lumpur
  7. Novotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre
  8. Days Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Fraser Business Park Kuala Lumpur
  9. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur
  10. Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur



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1. Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences


Cheap-hotel-KL-Pullman-Hotel

Pullman Hotel has never really been known for being 'cheap', not by prices nor standard of services. Though now with hourly bookings on Flow, Pullman has actually become quite an affordable hotel to stay in, especially considering the quality of the room, which is almost 400 ft² and has a separate bath and shower.


Much like with overnight stays, guests booked through Flow can also enjoy complimentary access to the hotel's star-rated facilities including a beautiful outdoor pool and fitness centre.


Pullman Hotel Swimming Pool

Highlights:


  • ALLSAFE-certified
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Gym


▼ Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences Hourly Rates ▼


Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences
Hourly Rates From RM181.82 / 7 hours
Address No. 4 Jalan Conlay, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
Where to Book Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences





2. Meliá Hotel Kuala Lumpur


Cheap-hotel-KL-Melia-Hotel

The chic Meliá Hotel Kuala Lumpur stands out with its steely elegance and offers you a luxurious decor and space that is perfect for focus and work for cheap.


If work becomes overwhelming, feel free to have a stroll in the Bukit Bintang District or go on a shopping spree at the Berjaya Times Square. You can consider letting off some steam in the shower stall under its rainfall showerhead.


The Lobby Bar in Melia Hotel Kuala Lumpur

There is a host of reasons why people keep revisiting and we'd like you to know. With its award-winning cocktails and drinks from the in-hotel bars, an open-kitchen diner and an outdoor swimming pool, many customers have since become regular visitors.


Highlights:


  • Swimming pool
  • 24-Hour gym


▼ Meliá Hotel Kuala Lumpur Hourly Rates ▼


Meliá Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Hourly Rates From RM90 / 8 hours
Address No. 16 Jalan Imbi, 55100, Kuala lumpur
Where to Book Meliá Hotel Kuala Lumpur





3. Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur


Deluxe Twin Room in Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur

If you want to relax in a hotel room that's well-liked by couples with a sleek design or get some work done in a hotel that resembles your typical high-end commercial buildings in the CBD for a cheap price, then Oakwood is where you should head to!


Its closest neighbor is Suria KLCC Shopping Mall but it's quite a walk from its nearest station.


Pastry treats from ON-THE-GO meal services

However, the exceptional dining experience provided with their diner– with an alfresco area that you should check out– and poolside bar and on-the-go meal services will make you forget all about the location of Oakwood!


You'll also be delighted to know that communication won't be an issue as their multilingual staff members are more than happy to assist you and make your stay wonderful.


Highlights:


  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • 24-Hour fitness centre


▼ Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur Hourly Rates ▼


Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur
Hourly Rates From RM100 / 8 hours
Address 222, Jalan Ampang, Kampung Datuk Keramat, 50450 Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Where to Book Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur






4. MiCasa All Suite Hotel Kuala Lumpur


MiCasa All Suite Hotel Kuala Lumpur is a rare find – each guest room is a fully-equipped studio that comes with an open kitchen with a sink, induction cooktop, toaster oven, and bar table perfect for 2.


Decorated in warm hues with a botanical theme, MiCasa All Suite Hotel Kuala Lumpur certainly holds true to its name, providing guests the most welcoming homey stay. While it's not exactly what we'd call a budget choice when booking overnight, the hotel's half-day deals are actually quite reasonably priced.



Cooped up in the room for too long? Get some Vitamin D down at the outdoor pool which uses saltwater, which feels gentler on the skin than freshwater. Best thing is, even with hourly bookings made with Flow, you can still enjoy complimentary access to the hotel's facilities!


Highlights:


  • Outdoor salt-water pool
  • Fully equipped kitchen comes with an induction cooker
  • Fitness centre
  • Free parking

▼ MiCasa All Suite Hotel Kuala Lumpur Hourly Rates ▼


MiCasa All Suite Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Hourly Rates From RM161.82 / 7 hours
Address 368B, Jalan Tun Razak, KLCC, 50400 Kuala Lumpur
Where to Book MiCasa All Suite Hotel Kuala Lumpur






5. Scott Hotel KL Sentral


scott hotel kl sentral cheap hotel in kuala lumpur

Scott Hotel Kuala Lumpur Sentral is a low-key hotel that boasts 133 modestly decorated non-smoking guest rooms. While it may not have all the bells and whistles a luxury hotel offers, the well-equipped sunlit rooms are simply too good of a deal to pass up at this price point.


If you need somewhere clean to stay in the heart of Kuala Lumpur without shelling out much of your hard-earned money, Scott Hotel Kuala Lumpur Sentral is one of the best cheap hotels in Kuala Lumpur.




Highlights:


  • 8-Minute walk from KL Sentral Station
  • Outdoor garden



▼ Scott Hotel KL Sentral Hourly Rates ▼


Scott Hotel KL Sentral
Hourly Rates From RM54.55 / 8 hours
Address 10, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Where to Book Scott Hotel KL Sentral






6. The Pearl Kuala Lumpur


Pearl Studio in The Pearl Kuala Lumpur

The Pearl is a 4-star hotel conveniently located atop Pearl Point Shopping Mall, a 3-floor shopping centre stands at the heart of Old Klang Road between Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya.


Being one of the most iconic business class hotels in Malaysia, The Pearl offers 528 spacious guest rooms with exceptional amenities that make for a flawless combination of work and leisure. After typing away all day next to the beautiful views outside the floor-to-ceiling window, don't forget to end your day with a therapeutic warm soak in the en-suite bathtub before checking out.


the pearl kuala lumpur swimming pool

If you feel like a break is in order, feel free to relieve some stress by filling your stomach with mouthwatering food in their lounge or hit the outdoor swimming pool!


Highlights:


  • Polished rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Rooftop garden and terrace

▼ The Pearl Kuala Lumpur Hourly Rates ▼


The Pearl Kuala Lumpur
Hourly Rates From RM118.55 / 8 hours
Address 5th Mile, Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur
Where to Book The Pearl Kuala Lumpur





7. Novotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre


Deluxe Room in Novotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre


Based in the Golden Triangle of Kuala Lumpur between Petronas Twin Towers and Bukit Bintang shopping district, the all-round Novotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre with an endless list of excellent reviews is a guest favorite.


Novotel is within stone's throw from its nearest Raja Chulan Monorail station. You can have plenty of shopaholic fun at namely Pavilion Shopping Mall and Aquaria KLCC which are all just a short walk away.


novotel klcc swimming pool

If you're here for a relaxation retreat, make sure to treat yourself to a refreshing swim at the outdoor pool surrounded by breathtaking skyscrapers. Good reviews don't lie, so you'll definitely have a good time there.  


Highlights:


  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Virtual golf games at the in-house Virtual Golf Club


▼ Novotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hourly Rates ▼

Novotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Hourly Rates From RM137 / 6 hours
Address 2, Jalan Kia Peng, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Where to Book Novotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre






8. Days Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Fraser Business Park Kuala Lumpur


days hotel cheap hotel in KL

Days Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Fraser Business Park Kuala Lumpur is a down-to-earth budget hotel in KL with 257 sophisticated rooms.


While the hotel offers great value for money at regular prices, you can score even better 8-hour day room deals on Flow with full access to its fitness centre. If you need a clean unclustered room to focus on your work, the no-frills Days Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Fraser Business Park Kuala Lumpur is just the right place.


Highlights:


  • Walking distance to Chan Sow Lin LRT station
  • Fitness centre



▼ Days Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Fraser Business Park Kuala Lumpur Hourly Rates ▼


Days Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Fraser Business Park Kuala Lumpur
Hourly Rates From RM80 / 8 hours
Address Fraser Business Park Kuala Lumpur Kompleks Metro Pudu 1, Jalan Metro Pudu 2, 55200 Kuala Lumpur
Where to Book Days Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Fraser Business Park Kuala Lumpur





9. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur


intercontinental cheap hotel in kuala lumpur

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur requires no further introduction, as it's one of the most respected hotel chains worldwide. This 5-star hotel's day rates are definitely on the expensive side. It might be a bit hard to justify such a scrumptious stay in Kuala Lumpur given the stagnating wages and all –


which is exactly why you'll be thrilled to find out the hotel offers discounted half-day rates as well.


You can save up to 40% off regular prices booking a 7-hour day room at InterContinental on Flow, with full access to its outdoor swimming pool, gym, and other popular facilities.


InterContinental Kuala Lumpur Outdoor Swimming Pool


Highlights:


  • Separate bath & shower
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Fully equipped 24-hour gym
  • 24-Hour Self-Service Business Centre
  • Free parking


▼ InterContinental Kuala Lumpur Hourly Rates ▼


InterContinental Kuala Lumpur
Hourly Rates From RM159.09 / 7 hours
Address 165, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Where to Book InterContinental Kuala Lumpur





10. Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur


Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur offers direct access the Berjaya Times Square Shopping Mall with an indoor amusement park. The 5-star hotel offers significantly larger rooms than the rest on this list – a superior room is 614 ft² lavishly big, equipped with some of the roomiest ensuite bathrooms you can find in Kuala Lumpur.


Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur Swimming Pool

With a spectacular outdoor pool and fully-equipped fitness centre, Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur is perfect for someone who's in need of an exuberant mid-week break.


Highlights:


  • Rooftop swimming pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna and steam room
  • Half court basketball court


▼ Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur Hourly Rates ▼


Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Hourly Rates From RM143.64 / 7 hours
Address 1, Jalan Imbi, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Where to Book Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur



All prices listed exclude tax or service charge if applicable.





Half-Day Hotel Booking Q&A


Q: How do I pay for a hotel room by the hour?

A: After selecting check-in date/time and desired room type, you'll go to a checkout page where you can choose to:

  • pay upfront online with credit card; or
  • pay at the hotel during check-in (payment methods depend on individual hotel).




Q: How do I find hotels near me?

A: Enter the name of a landmark in the area you are headed to or simply put down the area you'd like the hotel to be. Then, Flow will present you with a list of options to choose from.



Q: Can I book a hotel room for just a few hours?

A: Absolutely! On Flow, you can make a hotel room reservation for ranging from only 2 to 12 hours at any hour of the day!



Q: What is the earliest time the hotel room can be made available for me?

A: All bookings made on Flow are instantly confirmed. In most cases, your hotel room will be ready for you within the next 30 minutes once you've completed the payment process.



Q: Can I check in early and/or check out later?

A: Flow has a wide range of time slots throughout the day to offer so you can check in to your desired hotel earlier than the usual check-in time.


The check-out time varies depending on your selected time slot. If you want to check out at a later time, Flow allows you to purchase hourly deals by the hour anytime you want. Go to our Flow app to book another time slot to stay for a bit longer!  



Q: Can I use the hotel's swimming pool and fitness centre when staying for half a day?

A: Absolutely. Unless stated otherwise, you can enjoy full access to hotels' facilities as with regular overnight guests.

--- About Flow ---


Flow – the "Platform for Space" where travellers can book hotels or office space by the hour or timeslot, enabling flexibility in check-in time & duration of stay.


Why book for the whole day, if you need to stay for just a few hours?


Download Flow App now and enjoy up to 75% cheaper prices.


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