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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in January for 5 nights and really enjoyed my stay here. It is in a wonderful location where you can walk to the nearest LRT station or wander the night market whatever you choose. The staff were friendly and helpful, my queen size bedroom had huge windows on two sides and the noise was minimal as I was...

1Thank 916sally
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good location for sight seeing. China town night market is steps away, chinese streetfood are abundance, walk to GOKL free bus - purple line - kotaraya stop and pasar seni stop. This is very good BUDGET HOTEL, nothing lux but big rooms, big and bright windows, clean and friendly staffs.

1Thank awp2005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is located right smack of Petaling Street, from the exterior the hotel looks run down and upon arrival to the reception the place looks like 3 star. Staff was welcoming and friendly however we feel that they can be well informed of their directions. When asked how far is to go to place of interest (Pudu Central), they...

Thank Sathya V
Cabuyao, Philippines
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On my own taste and experience it pass my expectations especially on those traveling solo or even couples some good restaurants and tourist spots are just nearby and is just a walking distance to the China town

Thank macoyto
Reviewed 10 February 2017

our travel agency Allpointseast uk booked this hotel for us in the China town area. So we were on the hook for the selection, which is a lesson learned as I trust trip advisor to point out the lemons if you read enough of the reviews. this one good for backpackers looking for space. The location was great, next to...

Thank coppermike
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I stay in the hotel with by wife for two nights only and found hotel is very good and on prime location .Overall experience is nice we recommend this hotel for stay Staff is very nice and professional

Thank vikas p
Reviewed 5 February 2017

My first time sleeping in Chinatown area. Have to say my stay was a pleasant one. Eventhough the room and toilet standards was average, i had no complaints. Also it's easy to get halal food despite it being located at chinatown. The breakfast was good too!

Thank LeeyaYuhanna
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We asked for a twin non smoking received a double smoking. The win does were so dirty you were unable to see through them and to list all the stains cobwebs and ichs are to many to name. We requested the room we had booked and paid for and they said they only had them on a smoking floor and...

Thank kingsmcats
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Maybe I was just unlucky. My first trip to KL and encountered my worst experience with a hotel. I was bathing half way and the shower room glass cubicle burst by itself. Probably not able to withstand pressure/temperature. It just burst and shattered on me. I screamed. Thank god i wasn't hurt. I was then given a new room. On...

Thank tanangelia
The5Elements, Manager at The 5 Elements Hotel, responded to this review

Hi tanangelia, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our hotel. We are disappointed to learn about this incident as we have never encountered such case before with our current tempered shower screen. We would like to assure you that we take guest’s safety and wellbeing seriously and we give the utmost importance in...

Melaka State, Malaysia
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel quite good ,even those a small hotel but they provided breakfast and the room is clean . The reservation friendly.The location also every good near to town. But the hotel have no lobby bios it to small

Thank Wongwm

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The 5 Elements Hotel - a uniquely themed boutique hotel in famed Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur that offers hotel rooms at affordable rates plus highly personalized service. No longer are tourists visiting Chinatown limited to just the budget hotels and travellers' inns here which offer guests the basics of accommodation. We honestly feel that hotel guests deserve not just affordability, but also comfort and security - plus that touch of the unusual which makes a stay truly memorable. Our aim is to make everyone who comes to our establishment say, "Hey, I found a really cool place to stay in KL!" Our boutique hotel is inspired by traditional Wu Xing (五行) philosophy - reinterpreted for the discerning modern traveller who seeks something beyond the ordinary. Here, water, wood, fire, earth and metal - the Five Elements essential for universal balance - set the theme for a contemporary, chic ambience and a refreshing service experience. At The 5 Elements Hotel, guests have the perfect gateway to discover the many charms of Kuala Lumpur's Chinatown and nearby Petaling Street. Your hotel room here is your oasis of calm amidst all the hustle and bustle. A place to rest and rebalance all the elements of mind, body and soul. Stay with us for a one-of-a-kind hospitality experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The 5 Elements Hotel

Address: Lot 243, Jalan Sultan (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: RM111 - RM239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The 5 Elements Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 104
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“Request room that suits your budget”
 of 5 bubbles macoyto, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“12th floor.”
 of 5 bubbles coppermike, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The upper floors seem to have some refurbished rooms. Stay away from the 1st floor. Keep bathroo door closed and the fan running.”
 of 5 bubbles kingsmcats, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“request for higher level room”
 of 5 bubbles seank500, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Big room, private parking, great location.”
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