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Federal Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   35 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia
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Ranked #87 of 268 hotels in Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
jayjay1974 New Plymouth, New Zealand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the location of this hotel was great!! extremely central - just walk out of the hotel and right in the middle of restaurants, shops, currency exchange. Low Yat mall directly behind the hotel and directly across the road is a short cut alley way (used by everyone) to Jalan Alor. Approx 30 mins walk to China Town (pentaling st) and... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't go there. This is really a disgusting place. When we checked in, the sheet had a bloodstain on it. When I told about it, they send up housekeeping, no excuses were made. Housekeeping told us to wait for 15 minutes then they would change the sheets. That was fine by us. We also had to wait for an hour... More

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129 reviews 129 reviews
56 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed in many hotels in and around Bukit Bintang area and can honestly say there are better hotels for the price. This hotel has a great location, right in the heart of Bukit Bintang but this is also it's downfall. Rooms on the city side are very noisy from the night clubs next door and the music thumps... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed with 2 adults and 2 children in very large room.room had seen better days but fine for short stay.hotel once would of been very grand but over the years has aged.Good value hotel,breakfast buffet large and enjoyabe..execllent location to get around to everything.would definitely stay again

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London, England
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63 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I moved here after few nights elsewhere in KL to be nearer the centre, and found it to be a very acceptable hotel, yes a little tired and could do with a major refreshment, but it still retains some of its neo-colonial past - which I quite enjoyed. Room was a good size, clean, comfortable bed, plenty of hot water... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad hotel to stay in Average Wouldn't say must go But if u do end up here it isn't too bad either Bed is OK, TV is quite small, Aircon is a bit musky Location is so so Service is so so If u have the money, upgrade and stay somewhere better

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Sydney, Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have stayed elsewhere in KL and often thought the location was good, which it is. Unfortunately that is all that the Federal has going for it. The hotel run down and even though the room was in the Merdeka Wing they sadly forgot to install noise proof glass so we had to put up with a band from restaurant next... More

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

This hotel was disappointing as KL is trying to be seen as a very metropolitan city and this hotel has not kept up. The entrance speaks of days gone by and you could really see how magnificent this hotel once was. Also how glamourous it must have been to stay here. The rooms need updating. The sheets are all off... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Stayed here earlier this year. Overall, the service, food and room was great. The only thing that I disliked was probably the receptionist took too long to process the check-in and check-out procedures.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

i am staying in this hotel for the last 15 years & this is one of the best hotel of kuala lumpur. everything is awesome here, food, ambiance, location, security etc pool area quite big. parking facility.

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Address: 35 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Federal Hotel 3.5*
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