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Dhaka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel in 2005 also. We loved that time so, booked again. Stayed in another hotels in KL several times. But this is the best located in the town. The service of the hotel is excellent. Breakfast is nice. The hotel is in the midst of the bustling Bukit Bintang. One can find everything around the hotel.... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Federal hotel boast being pioneer of the hotel industry in Kuala Lumpur It's strategic location caters nearly all 'must have' for travellers Being located in Bukit Bintang area, everything is simply walking distance away. Low Yat plaza : Electronic n gadgets Berjaya Time Sq Sg Wang Plaza Lot lO Pavillion: shopping Along Jalan Bkt Bintang n Alor: restaurants Despite having... More 

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Koh Tao, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Centrally Located hotel, even though this is a very old hotel, the ambiance and decor are not to bad. The service and staff were pleasant. Nice pool and gym. Great restaurants, especially the revolving rooftop. Close to a lot of night time food and shopping places. I would highly recommend staying there.

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TheFederalKL, General Manager at Federal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear az m, Many thanks for your kind review and recommendation of our hotel. We look forward to serve you again soon! Yours sincerely, General Manager The Federal Kuala Lumpur More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall is good. But failed to deliver travelers' needs. Hotel staff are friendly. But food selling in the hotel are quite expensive. The location of the hotel is easy accessible. Surrounded by different kind of malls and departmental stores ....

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TheFederalKL, General Manager at Federal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear William Y, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. We look forward to serve you again when you are in Kuala Lumpur. Yours sincerely, General Manager The Federal Kuala Lumpur More 

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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was the FIRST hotel built in Malaysia, it was rushed to be built for Malaysia's Independence Day for guests/leaders from other countries. A very famous hotel among the rich ones during the era, many Asian celebrities used to perform there too. Can read more of their history in their lobby . It has a revolving restaurant on its highest floor.... More 

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TheFederalKL, General Manager at Federal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christal Wong C, Thank you for sharing your nice experience at The Federal Kuala Lumpur. We are glad you had a wonderful time here and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Yours sincerely, General Manager The Federal Kuala Lumpur More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous location for market & eating open air. Hotel staff very helpful always smiling, but room 644 not good, view of back ally and carpet all stained. Food in street opposite v good, fresh, cooked well and cheap for 100 Ringits you get enough food and drink for 2 people and change. Don't look at the rats! The opposite side... More 

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TheFederalKL, General Manager at Federal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Len478 Thank you for your review and your comment is well noted. Looking forward to serve you again, Yours sincerely, General Manager The Federal Kuala Lumpur More 

Gurgaon, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best part of this hotel is the location. Bang in the heart of Bukit Bintang, good facilities in the hotel and plenty of shopping and dining options within minutes as you step outside. Cannot ask for more. The hotel staff are very helpful, courteous and polite. Great option for business or leisure.

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TheFederalKL, General Manager at Federal Hotel, responded to this review

Dera Geogeneric, Reading your positive review gave us great pleasure. We are pleased to hear that you were well taken care of and that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for all your compliments. We cannot wait to welcome you back... Yours sincerely, General Manager The Federal Kuala Lumpur More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having arrived with friends at 3 in afternoon no rooms ready try to charge us twice plus tax plus nearly 50 pound deposit each then couldnt find booking receptionist laughing mate us further wait nearly 2 hours 7 days on still not got back deposit went for breakfast food cold staff intolerable pointing rather than speaking second day went for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The noise from the street hitting the renovated Merdeka wing is very bad, mostly comes from the music from the street as there are street musicians/buskers but also some bad noise also came from direction of rear of hotel. Hard to define exactly from where but at one stage I thought it may have been a night club within the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Federal Hotel still keeps to their famous 60s/70s feel and deco. Literally everything is still the same as it was the last time. The hotel needs a little bit of up keeping and refurbishing as everything is still quite old. The air conditioning is a little noisy and the bed a little hard. But the pillows were nice. The... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located right smack on Bukit Bintang, surrounded by shopping malls and restaurants (Chinese, Western, Japanese, Korean, Indian and Middle Eastern). The famous Alor Street (Jalan Alor Hawker Street - local foods) is opposite the hotel; and two monorail station are mere 5 minutes walk. The largest IT lifestyle in malaysia, LOW YAT PLAZA is besie hotel's rear entrance. For those who enjoy nightlife; there are pubs, clubs beside the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Federal Hotel

Address: Federal Hotel Kuala Lumpur 35 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: $55 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Federal Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 450
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