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Federal Hotel

35 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The first luxury hotel in KL, built in 1957 for VIPs attending the celebrations for Malaysia's independence. Now slightly dated and small rooms, but location is first class; lovely swimming pool; very clean and friendly. Definitely a good option.

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Alexandra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife & I stayed at The Federal from 8th - 17th August and were pleasantly impressed. The location is great and the rooms clean, well presented and affordable. The Bukit Batang Monorail station is only about 200m up the road which gives access to many local stations plus interconnecting to the city's main rail systems and KL Sentral station... More 

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Bintulu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoy to stay at federal hotel.... the room are cleans and smell good!.. The location are good for me to shopping... I love shopping...And the housekeeping staff are helpful and hardworking...And the bellman subri are very helpful, and the bell captain Terence are so friendly..once again.. I enjoy stay at federal hotel...

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United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Federal between 5th until 12th August. Booked 2 rooms. Rooms and hotel was very comfortable. The hotel is located very close to Jalan Alor giving you lots to do during the evening especially with the numerous eateries located around the area. So close to so many places it is really unbeleivable. Only concern about hotel is that... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we ( 2 adult + 2 child ) enjoy the experience of staying in Federal as the location was nothing better u can expect, the room rate in their front desk was even less than any websites.. its not that perfect one, but if u r looking for a budget hotel in perfect location, then go for Federal.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had travelled on an airline package deal, so my room was one of the cheapest. On arriving at my floor I realized to my dismay that the whole floor was a smoking one, and the room smelt very strong. The young porter went down to the desk, coming back with instructions to follow him to another floor. Well done,... More 

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Depok, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So far so good for me & family. The pool's ok, the service's good, the room's clean, the place's very strategic, it's near from plaza & malls, many restaurants & mini markets around you, but very careful when you walk the streets, just make sure your belongings are safe.

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Greater Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival, the hotel is very grand and the service is great, but once in your room, it feels very old and dated. Although they may not look the best, they are very clean and functional. The pool is beautiful and the restaurant downstairs is amazing. The main thing I liked about the hotel is the location (walking distance to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Avoid staying here if you want trustworthy housekeeping to look after your room. I left some items in the room, went on an overnight trip, came back to find the miscellaneous items gone. They were either stolen or thrown in the rubbish. The "security" team took a statement from me, and I never heard back from them ever again, apart... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old and small. The only two words sufficient to express my take on Federal Hotel. Does not do justice to the amount payable. Bathtub is small, creaking furnishing, tv channeld are fuzzy and cleanliness wasn't at satisfactory level.

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