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“good location for shopping!” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Malaya Hotel

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Malaya Hotel
Ranked #287 of 341 Hotels in Kuala Lumpur
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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58 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“good location for shopping!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2012

This is a late review, we stayed here in 2008.

It's 3-star hotel only around Chinatown so it’s convenient for shopping though the area is not that clean and classy. But then again, once you get inside the hotel it starts to get better!
The hotel lobby is decent enough and well-designed, receptionists are very friendly and accommodating, the lift is not that big and new so expect it be slow.
The room is neat and big for the price, it has a clean bathroom and a very comfy bed. Lastly, the buffet breakfast is soooo good and scrumptious!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank shylla s
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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59 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2012

The location of this hotel is in the middle of China Town. Dont be scared when you enter in cos it has lot of chinese stuff & decorum. The staff is friendly, nice budget hotel & has good breakfast. Overall very good

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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5 Thank palamitwipro
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2011

We liked the hotel and the staff was helpful and friendly. it is conveniently located in China town. Be careful fi you opt for a prepaid cab from the airport as the cab driver left us on the road saying the hotel was inside chinatown and the cab could not go there.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank richaram
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Guwahati, India
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2011

The location is in the middle of chinatown.Very crowded and noisy. Didnt like the service and rooms.But if you are under low budget and want to spend more time in sight-seeing and shopping then definitely recommended.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank sanjeev1978
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2010

Poor and unfriendly reception, i was an assistant front office manager and trust me, the hotel receptionist would be fired if he was working with me! Can't walk out cause the room was prebooked and we have eave as soon as we can!
Bathroom wasn't dirty but look cleaned like with backpacker style! Linen was awful and DON'T prebook the breakfast: the fiood in the street was cheapest and much better!

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank jeannivre
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northam
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2010

Do not stay here.We spent 3 nights at this hotel,3nights to long.For location to China Town it is very good but that is all that can be said in its favour. The first room that we got we were unable to flush the toilet & only one light worked in the room so moved to another.The hotel is very old & negelected so mutch that the second room we were
moved to, the toilet blocked up in this room as well, a very limited menu for breakfast
did not help.My wife & I travel overseas every year,have stayed in hotels all over Asia
but never any as run down & neglected as this

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank sapperone
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singapore
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2010

I booked a deluxe room and the lady middle-aged in short hair actually lied to me and told me that it was a deluxe room, when i knew that it was a standard room. It is because I have stayed in that hotel a week ago in a standard room, My deluxe room was exactly the same as the size of the standard room i have stayed before. I heard that lady (supervisor) speaking to another junior staff that there was no more deluxe room anymore in a whispering tone. Obviously it was for her to do that. The previous time i went to check0in was around 10pm. The malay lady in white is far more polite and friendly than the middlye-aged lady supervisor. Breakfast choice was very limited. The buildings look old and it definitely requires renovations. Holes are being see here and there. In conclusion, i would advise people to check-in after 6pm, to avoid the middle age short hair malay lady supervisor.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank dede1217
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Additional Information about Malaya Hotel

Property: Malaya Hotel
Address: Hotel Malaya Kuala Lumpur 16 Jalan Hang Lekir, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #287 of 341 Hotels in Kuala Lumpur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Malaya Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 238
Also Known As:
Malaya Hotel Kuala Lumpur

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