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The Chow Kit Hotel: This Trendy Boutique Hotel Is What You Need For A Staycation In KL

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Cheng Sim  •  Mar 07, 2020

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We can't get enough of Instagram-worthy boutique hotels and budget-friendly stays in Malaysia. Trendy and comfortable, staying the night at these accommodations is the perfect way to experience a mini escape without paying a lot on flight tickets.
Credit: Giphy After discovering this trendy boutique hotel in Bukit Bintang, there's another stylish accommodation that is ready to bring a unique experience for both locals and travellers. We're very excited to tell you more about it!
Credit: The Chow Kit - an Ormond Hotel on Facebook Inspired by the bustling character of Chow Kit, a district in Kuala Lumpur known for its traditional markets, nasi kandar eateries, and busy traffic, The Chow Kit - an Ormond Hotel is where you should go for a piece of the action. Just a 5-minute walk from Medan Tuanku monorail station, you'll be surprised to find simplified luxury in this all-new boutique hotel.
Credit: The Chow Kit - an Ormond Hotel on Facebook A hotel that stands tall with 86 rooms and 27 suites, city travellers can definitely sense some old-school subtlety in its well-furnished rooms. If you can splurge on the best room at The Chow Kit, let it be the Towkay Soh Suite. Meaning 'The Boss Lady Suite' in Hokkien dialect, it's the largest suite in the building. You can get cosy in their luxury king-sized bed, lounge at the living area, and wake up to the Kuala Lumpur cityscape thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows. Bring a book if you like because this suite has a small reading corner too. 
Credit: The Chow Kit - an Ormond Hotel on Facebook Staying at The Little Towkay Suite is just as great. Just because it's called 'The Little Boss Suite' in Hokkien, it doesn't mean it'll be any less stylish. You'll enjoy a great sleep on its king-sized or twin beds and waking up to the sunlight streaming through the floor-to-ceiling windows. The humid weather in Kuala Lumpur can be unforgiving, but that's something an ensuite bathroom complete with rain shower and bespoke organic toiletries can ease.
Credit: The Chow Kit - an Ormond Hotel on Facebook Historically, Chow Kit was once an infamous gambling den back in the old days of Kuala Lumpur, and there's a room called The King Den that's named after its past. However, the room's atmosphere is far from it as it is described as calm and comfortable. Anyone with great attention for interior details would love the timber floors and luxury linens. Since it has a Smart TV, enjoy a well-deserved rest on your bed and catch a movie or two. 
Credit: The Chow Kit - an Ormond Hotel on Facebook
If you're new to Kuala Lumpur's oldest neighbourhood, The Chow Kit also offers a 2.5-hour walking tour that takes place every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It starts from the hotel lobby and your friendly guide will take you through the labyrinth of Chow Kit Market and Kampung Baru. There are many food stalls to discover and history to learn along the way, and it'll surely broaden your perspective on Kuala Lumpur. The normal fee for this walking tour is RM150 per person, but hotel guests can enjoy this sightseeing adventure for RM100 per person. Treat yourself to this opportunity if you stay here! For days when you're yearning for a short escape minus the expenses of a flight ticket, stay the night at The Chow Kit! Planning to explore a different side of Kuala Lumpur? Check out these gorgeous accommodations in Kuala Lumpur for a romantic staycation with your significant other. Rate : Starts at RM250 per night on Agoda Address: 1012, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603 2778 6666 Website | Facebook | Instagram