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The 5 Elements Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Lot 243, Jalan Sultan (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur 50000 , Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Coming through KL for one night we decided after our stay at Hotel Sentral a few nights before we would try out something in China town. After reading several mixed reviews we thought the 5 elements would be good for us at just over £30/ night and a more central location m. I don't expect much for that price and... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We found this to be a decent budget hotel to stay. To make it simpler, here is the rating scale (on a scale of 5): 1. Location: 5/5. Centrally Located in the busy Chinatown. A blessing for all the shopping freaks. UTC bus terminal close by. All the big food chains are close by and also great roadside dining options.... More

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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Ask for the room at top floors to stay separated from the China Town noises. My room was truly clean (excluding windows), however the hotel does not propose anything apart the room. The breakfast was so-so.

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Stayed for a night in their suite. No good at all. There was no living room! 2 single bed at one corner (no door) and 2 double bed at the other. There is only 1 bathroom with shower area while the other I would call it a toilet. Worst experience I ever had was on the next morning, while having... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Let me start by saying that my experience with the staff was fantastic. Ben went above and beyond to point out places to me and even took me across the road and ordered me food on my first night. After a long day of travelling, and in the little bit dodgy area, it was very much appreciated. However, the hotel... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Stayed for 2 nights with group of friends. Not good at all. Our rooms were dirty, showers were filthy. Decided to buy towels as we could not bring ourselves to use the hotel's stained towels. If we need extra key cards, we have to put down a deposit.TV remotes control not working. The staff was not interested to serve. Breakfast... More

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Loch Sport, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Location is close to the Monorail and it's adjacent to Petaling St. Many restaurants are in walking distance. 6 Ringit Taxi fare to Bukit Bintang and Kl Central. Rooms are better than the other hotels in the vicinity, breakfast is basic but adequate. The staff are very helpful and friendly. Rooms from 10th fl to 14th fl have magnificent views... More

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Kuala Lumpur
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Stay here for a short night. The condition of the hotel was very bad. Room was dirty, there were dirty spots on the bed sheets and stains on the towel which made me feel very disgusting. The only good point is the location as it is at the centre of China Town.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I was there for two nights. My friend booked via Agoda for nine of us. Apparently, we were told that they did not receive our booking from Agoda. However, they are willing to let us stay in the suite, which comes with two double beds and two single beds. Three more beds were added. We were given only one card... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Just stayed at this hotel yesterday. Great location if you want to be in chinatown. The room decor was tired but OK. 8th floor was nice and quiet, good wifi. Everything was great, if a bit over priced, except the bathroom. It was really disgusting. Not just old but filthy. Their cleaner need to get in there with some serious... More

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Address: Lot 243, Jalan Sultan (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur 50000 , Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
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Ranked #123 of 254 hotels in Kuala Lumpur
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — The 5 Elements Hotel 3.5*
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