The Kuala Lumpur Journal

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Deluxe King | Premium bedding, free minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of The Kuala Lumpur Journal

The Kuala Lumpur Journal

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Jalan Alor

8.8/10 Fabulous

1,000 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is ₹6,049
Price available on 16/10/2022
30, Jalan Beremi,, Off Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50200
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Self parking
  • Pool bar
  • 3 meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Bukit Bintang
  • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur - 6 min walk
  • Berjaya Times Square - 9 min walk
  • KLCC Park - 12 min walk
  • Suria KLCC Shopping Centre - 17 min walk
  • Petronas Twin Towers - 19 min walk
  • Kuala Lumpur Tower - 5 min drive
  • Petaling Street - 7 min drive
  • Merdeka Square - 8 min drive
  • Kuala Lumpur Sentral - 12 min drive
  • Mid Valley Megamall - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Subang (SZB-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah) - 34 min drive
  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) - 52 min drive
  • Kuala Lumpur Sultan Ismail Station - 4 min drive
  • Kuala Lumpur Masjid Jamek Station - 24 min walk
  • Kuala Lumpur Pasar Seni Station - 27 min walk
  • Bukit Bintang Station - 4 min walk
  • Raja Chulan Station - 6 min walk
  • Imbi Station - 11 min walk

About this property

The Kuala Lumpur Journal

4-star hotel in the heart of Bukit Bintang
Close to Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and KLCC Park, The Kuala Lumpur Journal provides a poolside bar, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a bar. Be sure to enjoy a meal at Journal Coffee Bar, the onsite restaurant. Free in-room WiFi and a gym are available to all guests.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), self parking (surcharge), and multilingual staff
  • 3 meeting rooms, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage
  • Smoke-free premises
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the proximity to public transit
Room features
All 121 rooms offer comforts such as premium bedding and laptop-compatible safes, in addition to perks like laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and bidets
  • 42-inch plasma TVs with Netflix, streaming services, and satellite channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, daily housekeeping, and electrical adapters/chargers


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Malay

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC), Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 121 rooms
  • Arranged over 11 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Covered onsite self parking (MYR 10 per day)
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free

What to do

  • Access to nearby outdoor pool

Working away

  • 3 meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2015
  • Fitness center
  • An outdoor pool


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Malay

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • Netflix

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Free stocked minibar
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

Special features


Journal Coffee Bar - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning January 1, 2023. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of MYR 30 for adults and MYR 15 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for MYR 175.0 per night


  • Covered self parking costs MYR 10 per day
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel
Kuala Lumpur Journal
The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel
The Kuala Lumpur Journal Kuala Lumpur
The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Frequently asked questions

Does The Kuala Lumpur Journal offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Kuala Lumpur Journal does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Kuala Lumpur Journal?
As of 24 September 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Kuala Lumpur Journal on 16 October 2022 start from ₹6,049, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Kuala Lumpur Journal?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Kuala Lumpur Journal?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Kuala Lumpur Journal?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Kuala Lumpur Journal?
Yes. Self parking costs MYR 10 per day. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Kuala Lumpur Journal?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at The Kuala Lumpur Journal and nearby?
The Kuala Lumpur Journal has an outdoor pool and a fitness center, as well as access to a nearby outdoor pool.
Are there restaurants at or near The Kuala Lumpur Journal?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Journal Coffee Bar. Nearby restaurants include Arabella (3-min walk), Taman Sari Brasserie (3-min walk), and Taps Beer Bar (3-min walk).
What's the area around The Kuala Lumpur Journal like?
The Kuala Lumpur Journal is in Bukit Bintang, a short 4-minute walk from Bukit Bintang Station and 6 minutes' walk from Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. Travelers say that the hotel is in a great location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

Great Location, Lots of Potential
There are quite a few good points about the KL Journal that make it an attractive choice. Pros: * The reception team are lovely! Friendly and professional. Any issues dealt with promptly and courteously. The morning duty manager on 7/8/9 Sept deserves a pay rise. * Tasty, excellent breakfast. If they forget at check in (as the man who checked me in did, no problem, the lady the next morning handled it exactly as I would have trained my team to do, apologise and give the promotion price), ask about the RM20 promotion. * Nice pool deck. * Awesome lobby and music! Pleasant and upbeat, invites you right in. Opportunities: * Housekeeping and cleanliness really lets this place down. The earliest my room makeup started was 2.15pm. At 6pm they are still trying to clean. A key issue I spotted was that the housekeeper works alone. She has a heap to get through so corners get cut. Missing amenities, reused coasters, dust, towels that need recycling. There's a lack of accountability and, thus, care factor. * Maintenance issues in my room that don't reflect the hotel pricing point, especially with other new choices in the area. Will follow up separately via email. * Pool area great but music needs reviewing. Don't play it just because it's in English and makes you look hip. One song had loads of F bombs. Another quite explicitly told us all the various locales for hot flings. Hmmmm. Perhaps you find some Potato Head sunset tunes on Spotify
Jessica, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Giorgio, 4-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Brett, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Good hotel but the AC wasn't good.
The hotel is good. But we had this horrible sound coming from the AC amd they couldn't fix it. The streets around the hotel aren't clean and the view from our room wasn't good as well.
Tarek, 6-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Greg, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Disappointing service
Limited parking space, only first come first serve basis, information on the listing is misleading. Staff can’t be bothered to help liaise arrangements for parking nor talk nicely for other suggestions. Basically proposed you to go outside parking and check yourself if there are parking lots available. It just seems to me that staff are unhappy to welcome us in overall. The public parking aunty is more friendly than the hotel staff and though it the lots are full but she say to leave my car key with her and she will help made arrangements later. THIS IS CALL SERVICE!
1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Benedict, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Newish property very close to Bukit Bintang stations (and shopping) but relatively quiet. Room was well-appointed,good bed and loads of hot water - bit weird only having Netflix or YouTube, but liveable. Breakfast was good value and not rushed - if you have an early day trip, tell the breakfast supervisor the day before and they'll arrange some sandwiches and fruit for you to take. Pool was super but wait until after 8.30am as the cleaner works on the pool at 8am😒. We checked out early to let tgem have the room,but had a late flight - they stored our luggage and we used the pool (and bar) before heading to the airport - much appreciated!
Diane, 3-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Parking need to pay per entry. Small lots and super small.
Paul, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Not too bad
Location is convenient. overall pleasant stay. Just that if you are driving, may not be able to get the parking lot as limited lots available, especially during weekend.
The view from room
The lobby
The pool
Siow Yin, 3-night family trip
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