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The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel

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1012, Jalan Sultan Ismail Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur 50100 Malaysia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 05/12/19 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 05/12/19 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#10 of 662 hotels in Kuala Lumpur
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Named one of the Best New Hotel in The World by Travel + Leisure's It List 2020, The Chow Kit is the first property from Ormond Hotels - a collection of thoughtfully designed, simplified luxury hotels that are inspired by local stories and misfits. Located in Kuala Lumpur's storied Chow Kit district – an area rich in character and history, The Chow Kit is a nod to this past - where people literally ran into each other on the streets or stumbled into dark alleyways of its infamous night time businesses. Although much of these business have long left Chow Kit, the neighbourhood offers cultural and gastronomical rewards behind its tough, gritty exterior. The Chow Kit marries tradition with modernity, taking inspiration from Chow Kit's past and present. The Chow Kit Kitchen & Bar -our signature restaurant and cocktail bar fills the lobby and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Private dining and meetings rooms are available for hire, and our 113 guest rooms provide all the essentials you'll need for a comfortable stay. Guests of The Chow Kit can also enjoy curated food & culture walking tours - providing a local glimpse into this eclectic neighbourhood, one of New York Times' 52 Places to go in 2020.
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Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Wifi
Yoga room
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Happy hour
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Laundry service
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Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
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Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Safe
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Sofa
Telephone
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Flatscreen TV
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Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Malay

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VincentCham32 wrote a review 1 Jun
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia474 contributions49 helpful votes
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I kept seeing their ads on Instagram. And they were posting about the F&B Credit and Stay deal. So I decided to give it a try. First impressions were good. Was great WD very warmly by staff. The hotel is rather small but very cozy. The boy (Shamin I think he name was) that checked me in was very professional and friendly. Room was very nice and cozy. Bathroom had a rainforest shower head. TV can be connected to Apple or Android for your Netflix fix. Wifi had great connectivity. We stayed on a weekday. So we had the RM250 F&B credit and it’s also applicable for alcoholic beverages! What more can I ask for? I too come from a hoteliers background. And I must say although their menu is not extensive but the food was great. Especially the fish and chips where they fried the whole Seabass. Shout out to Mr Chan the FnB Manager. Was checking on how my stay went and checked my satisfaction for the food orders. All in all, a very nice and cozy hotel with a lot of local Malaysian artwork and touches. Will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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CHEH KUAN YEAW wrote a review May 2021
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I buy the package “stay & dine” at The Chowkit Hotel,the food is perfect, and the price is affordable,they provide the value over the price I pay,welldone! The rooms were clean, the view is perfect,very comfortable, and the staff was amazing,especially thanks to Maddy. They went over and beyond to help make our stay enjoyable. I highly recommend this hotel for anyone visiting KL.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Rachel Low, Guest Services / Front Office at The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear CKYEAW, Thank you for choosing to stay with at The Chow Kit. We are so pleased to hear that the team was very welcoming and that you enjoyed our stay and dine promotion. Your kind comments on Maddy will also be shared with the team. We hope to welcome you back sometime very soon. Kind regards, Rachel Low Hotel Manager
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VGDaran02 wrote a review May 2021
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Room was nice and cozy. Shower was very clean. Bare basic amenities, but it was good enough. The best part was the room service, since the restaurant was closed due to MCO 3. The menu was pretty extensive, Malaysian inspired. I cannot stress enough, how excellent the food was. However, the only thing was that the menu was somewhat confusing. They had a different menu listed on the website. A different menu in the room, and a different menu down in the restaurant.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Response from Rachel Low, Guest Services / Front Office at The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel
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Dear VGDaran02, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at The Chow Kit. We are thrilled to hear that you had an excellent experience while staying with us, how you enjoyed the room service and cuisines from our restaurant. We greatly appreciate your feedback on the menu and we will try to improve to ensure a more seamless experience. Thank you again for choosing The Chow Kit and we hope to welcome you back soon! Kind regards, Rachel Low Hotel Manager
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Akina wrote a review May 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia26 contributions
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It was a heavy rainy day yet the front desk service were ready to assist and friendly gurl and my night there was filled with good food good room service a quick out to the city center and back with delicious drinks and cake before sleep and my sleep were like a baby add to that my check out were smooth assisted by gentlemen in the early mornings last but not least my one night stay there was awesome up to my expectations, highly recommended to everyone
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Rachel Low, Guest Services / Front Office at The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear MafkrimnarA, Thank you for leaving us a lovely review of your recent stay with us at The Chow Kit. We are so pleased to hear that the team was very welcoming and we are glad you enjoyed dining with us in the room. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon. Kind regards, Rachel Low Hotel Manager
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GanSC wrote a review May 2021
Cyberjaya, Malaysia1 contribution
Best dining in room food and experience during movement control order. Their kitchen and dining area is also best for value and best local menu. Hope that the MCO will be lifted soon. Great Bar as well together with the restaurant
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Rachel Low, Guest Services / Front Office at The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear GanSC, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a wonderful review of your recent visit to The Chow Kit. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had a lovely dining experience in the room. We hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future. Kind regards, Rachel Low Hotel Manager
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PRICE RANGE
US$40 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaWilayah PersekutuanKuala Lumpur
NUMBER OF ROOMS
113
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel?
Nearby attractions include SOGO (0.4 km), Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (0.06 km), and Quill City Mall (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rooftop 25 Bar and Lounge KL, 2OX Two Ox, and RSMY.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.
Is The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Kuala Lumpur.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Chow Kit - An Ormond Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Malay.