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8 Toddler-Friendly Hotels For Your Staycation In Klang Valley (And Beyond!)

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Have Halal Will Travel  •  Aug 16, 2020

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This article about kid-friendly hotels in Klang Valley is contributed by one of our readers, Erlina. Some parts of the article may have been edited for length and clarity.  I have 2 kids. Before Covid-19, we would go for staycations once every 2 months. We usually look for long weekends during our birthday/anniversary months. However, we usually avoid long school holidays due to the price surge and too packed accommodation. For all the hotels that I've listed here, all toddlers get to stay for free. If you're looking for special perks for birthdays or celebrations, they are usually available upon request and at a fee. Do note that due to COVID, some hotels did not allow celebrations to take place. Note: I usually book online, hence the prices below are based on online rates. Walk-in prices may differ.
1. Grand Hyatt KL
Credit: Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur on Facebook A stone's throw away from the mighty Twin Towers, this hotel is very friendly towards the little ones. If you are willing to indulge, this is the best hotel for you. Their rooms are spacious and they can help you to baby-proof your room too! They have this complimentary menu called Missing Must-Haves which includes Baby Shampoo/Oil/Powder and Kids slippers. Not to mention, the vast outdoor leisure pool and kids pool too will be more than sufficient to enjoy your quality family time. The food here is obtained through Halal certified suppliers but they do not display the Halal certification since they serve alcoholic beverages at the restaurants. Rate: RM448++ Book your stay here! Website | Facebook P.S. Check out these 7 kid-friendly resorts in Malaysia!
2. Putrajaya Marriott Hotel
Slightly further from the heart of Kuala Lumpur, this resort-style hotel has everything a toddler could ask for. A huge swimming pool with a slide at the kids’ pool, a Kiddies World where toddlers can use up all their energy after dining in at one of their five (5) multi-cuisine restaurants; including the mouthwatering dessert at the d’Oracle Lounge.
Credit: Marriott Putrajaya on Facebook The rooms are huge and for those with larger families, you can request for an interconnecting room which can double up the space. There is also a mall called IOI city mall with lots of kid-friendly activities (ice-rink, kids gym, bowling alley, etc) which can be accessed via complimentary shuttle from the hotel. Rate: RM265++ Book your stay here! Website | Facebook | Instagram P.S.  Check out these 14 awesome theme parks to go with your kids   !
3. Ascott Sentral KL
Ascott brands specializes in serviced residences and you will not go wrong while staying in Ascott with young kids. Their suites are complete with kitchen facilities, a huge shower area and great connection of wi-fi (who can say no to this when it comes to the kids' digital entertainment?).
Credit: Ascott Malaysia on Facebook The kids can splash around at their wading pool and their swimming suits can be dried up quickly using the launderette service (at a fee). This hotel is a few minutes' walk to KL Sentral, the city transportation hub; where all kinds of halal food are easily accessible there. Rate: RM360++ Book your stay here! Website | Facebook | Instagram
4. Somerset Damansara Uptown
Credit: Somerset Serviced Residence Somerset is a sister to Ascott. Though the location is more to a commercial district, this property has everything that a toddler could ask for. Just like Ascott, their apartments are complete with kitchenette and they even have a washing machine in some of the rooms! The one-bedroom apartment cost around RM370 per night (they are having a special offer now from RM220++). Feeling hungry? Just go next door to The Starling Mall where you can find plenty of halal food, including Nando’s. Rate: RM220++ (one-bedroom apartment) Book your stay here! Website | Facebook | Instagram
5. Perdana Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Credit: Perdana Kuala Lumpur City Centre on Facebook Perdana Kuala Lumpur City Centre is an ideal location if you need to travel for business and your family needs to tag along. It is also located close to the Twin Towers and KLCC park. There's a Halal-Certified restaurant named 10 Binjai here which opens from breakfast up till supper. Just like the rest of the hotels, this property comes with a pool, a children playground and a jogging track. They offer a one-way shuttle service to multiple attractions including the Twin Towers, KL Towers as well as the KL Bird Park. Rate: RM321++ (one-bedroom suite) Book your stay here! Website | Facebook | Instagram
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6. Lexis Hibiscus, Port Dickson
Credit: Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson on Facebook This is the ultimate getaway from the hustle and bustle of KL. Their private pool water villa will be a refreshing start to any dream getaway with young toddlers. Just about 1.5hr drive from the city centre, you can enjoy the sand and the breeze with the kids. On site, you'd find their Roselle Coffee House operating from breakfast until late night for Halal Dining. Rate: RM904++ (Panorama Pool Villa) Book your stay here! Website | Facebook | Instagram P.S. Going on a road trip? Check out these 7 amazing road trips for a family getaway!
7. Grand Lexis, Port Dickson
Just next door to Lexis Hibiscus, this hotel also has its own private pool-villa concept. This property houses various indoor and outdoor activities you can never see boredom in front of you.
Credit: Grand Lexis Port Dickson on Facebook There are ample things to do for both parents and kids including mini cars, bicycle and tandem rides, game rooms etc. Rate: From RM488++ Book your stay here! Website | Facebook | Instagram
8. Colmar Tropicale, Berjaya Hills
Last but not least, if you are escaping from the heat of the city centre, this is the best place to be. Just a 1-hour drive from the city centre lies Colmar Tropicale, Bukit Tinggi Resort. They have family rooms to cater to families with kids as well as a swimming pool for both adults and kids. This hotel is located near the Japanese Garden - perfect if you would like to try a tea ceremony or just walk around their Botanical Garden. There are a lot of restaurants for dining but most of them do not have Halal Certification as they serve alcohol on site. Rate: RM 360++ (Family room) Book your stay here! Website | Facebook | Instagram P.S. Have you been travelling around Malaysia? Want to share your tips and stories to help Muslims travel better? Email us at [email protected] or send us a DM on Instagram.