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“Excellent base for exploring the city”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Capitol Hotel

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Capitol Hotel
Ranked #53 of 340 Hotels in Kuala Lumpur
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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“Excellent base for exploring the city”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2012

This hotel is an excellent base to explore the city. It is quite standard, but was clean and the staff were helpful. Whilst being advised that the transport around the city was easy to use, we managed to visit most of the main attractions on foot. The Petronas Towers are about a 15 minute walk. Would recommend visiting Batu Caves, but keep your possessions (especially food or drink) close to you as the monkeys are very quick!!! I admit alot of reviews are correct in saying that there is quite a bit of rubbish lying around up there, which is a great shame, but doesn't take away from the large golden standing buddha that stands at the entrance.
Central Market is quite expensive and contains many stalls but all selling the same goods. If you fancy a bit of nightlife, take a stroll to Chankat Bukit Bantang for lots of bars and restaurants.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2012

Capitol Hotel is located just opposite the back door of Sungei Wang Plaza, Low Yat Plaza and walking distance to other great malls such as Lot 10, Pavilion, Times Square and Fahrenheit 88.

Stayed in Capitol Deluxe Room which is rather spacious and comfortable. However, the sound insulation is poor. On weekends, there is a band playing at the corner of the street and they play till 1am. The loud noise of the band is disturbing.

One bad thing I encounted was that I asked for late check out on the eve of my day of check out. Check out is at 12pm. The hotel staff said that they will be charging for late check out. I managed to negotiate for 12.30pm check out, for free.

However at 11.45am, the front desk called to say they could not give me the late check out and I needed to check out at 12pm as the hotel was full. I mentioned that check out at 12.30pm was agreed upon and they should honour their agreement. The staff mentioned they understand about the agreement but the hotel is full.

I question this explanation. The hotel should know their room take-up rate way before the day the guest checks in, they should be able to tell if the hotel is full and turn away requests for late check out and instead of agreeing to provide late check out and then tell the guest there is no late check out as the hotel is full!

Room Tip: Choose rooms not facing the KL Twin Towers, they are much quieter as they are not facing traffic on...
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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
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Northampton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2012

Arrived too early for check in as our flight was early morning. Greeted by a very friendly lady on reception, who said she would do her best, but the room might not be available until 1 pm. She invited us into the bar, gave us a complimentary coffee each and asked what she could do to help on our first day in KL, brilliant first impression. As it turned out, they had our room ready 3 hours early even though the hotel was busy. Location is perfect, Bukit Bintang is a very tourist friendly area, shopping, eating, drinking, public transport is all on your doorstep. Our room was large and spotlessly clean, again very impreesed. We stayed on room only basis, a good decision as there are so many places to eat within a few minutes walk. We loved KL, and we loved the Capitol hotel, really good value and an amazing location.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Ballarat, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2012

This city hotel is in a perfect location for shopping and eating. It is right in the middle of a thousand shopping opportunities and Jalan Alor is only a couple of blocks away, offering Kuala Lumpur's best outdoors dining.

The rooms are tasteful, if a bit small, however given the city location this is to be expected.

The breakfast buffet has a wonderful range and is delicious.

Nice views of a very dynamic city.

Given the location it can be noisy at night, with loud bars and venues blaring music til around midnight. If you are an early and light sleeper, be warned.

Room Tip: Didn't stay in a corner room, but did have a look in one. More spacious and even better views...
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  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Porto Recanati, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2012

I spent here a few days during october 2011 and really had a good time. The hotel is inj Bukit Bintag area but not on the main street. Rooms are spacious and wi-fi is not free but actually works well all over the hotel. Breakfast is nothing to die for but the room rates are convenient. I think this is the hotel I prefer in Kuala Lumpur if I think at price and quality and will definitly book again there if I go back in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Capitol Hotel

Property: Capitol Hotel
Address: Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur Jalan Bulan | off Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#34 Family Hotel in Kuala Lumpur
#35 Business Hotel in Kuala Lumpur
#37 Romantic Hotel in Kuala Lumpur
Price range (per night): $46 - $84
Hotel Class:3 star — Capitol Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 235
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