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Federal Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   35 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stayed at the Federal Hotel 2 years ago and liked so much especially the location, the staff and corner rooms with balcony ,that when I was coming to KL last week with 3 other couples I said we have to stay there again. What a bad start, the check in staff let the hotel down badly with over 20 mins... More

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Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I stayed here for two nights in transit on my way to Sri Lanka. I chose the Federal Hotel for the location (Bukit Bintang) and for the pool area, so this hotel suited me perfectly as the location was perfect and the pool area was lovely with many sunbeds to relax in. I was aware of the issues with noise,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The walls are thin and noise like opening and closing of doors, conversations or laughter along the corridors and from the room immediately next to ours can be clearly heard especially after midnight. The music from the ground floor can be heard up to past midnight at the 7th floor meerkat room where we stayed. The rates paid for the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Stayed at the Federal Hotel for the first time for 7 nights over May/June this year as suggested to do by family AND it's one of the only hotels I could find that offered a balcony in KL. The lobby and floors are gorgeous in general. Unfortunately I feel for what I had to pay (about $120 AUD per night... More

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Bintulu, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

I have a very mix feeling when I step in at Federal Hotel KL for the first time last weeks. Being local, its a weird feeling for choosen this hotel among others new hotels in town. Its located in prime area of hussle Bukit Bintang road and established there since 1957. Everything about the past can be seen from every... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This hotel is in a great location but it is not a 4 star hotel. Stayed here for two nights in April with the first night a Saturday and the noise from the bar/disco was quite loud but nothing compared to the domestic violence occurring in the room next door. We called security and it did stop but was an... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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58 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Sure the rooms are dated, sure she probably isn’t the gem she once was and sure the massage place down stairs should not be visited by most people...but that isn’t why you choose Federal. You choose Federal because you want a comfy hotel room right in the middle fo the best street food and people watching South East Asia has... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Stayed at the Old Lady Of Bukit Bintang KL for 4 days left yesterday!! So its current Perfect Location and I mean Perfect - One Block from Best "Hawker Food" in KL @ Jalan Alor Super IT Shop Til U Drop @ Plaza Low Yat - Best Sushi at entrance to Plaza Low Yat Super Shopping is all within 2-3... More

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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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