ACES Hotel, Kuala Lumpur has opened its doors on the fifth floor of Kota Raya Complex! Did you know that this complex, and now a landmark in Kuala Lumpur, was built in the 1960s? Two years ago, the entire fifth floor was fully renovated and transformed into a pocket-friendly accommodation. And with its strategic location opposite the KL Chinatown? It’s not hard to find plenty of local eateries and attractions at your doorstep. Check them out!
1. PETALING STREET
One of the most popular spots in Kuala Lumpur for bargain hunters and food lovers. From flea markets to artisan handicrafts, local street food to hipster cafés, you can find them all at Petaling Street.
- Distance: 80 m from ACES Hotel
- Walking duration: 1 min
Did you know that one of the coolest cultural and social hubs in Kuala Lumpur is only a couple of doorsteps away? If you love repurposed building or vintage charm, this is the first place to explore when you’re staying in ACES Hotel.
- Distance: 120 m from ACES Hotel
- Walking duration: 2 mins
3. CENTRAL MARKET
An interesting and colourful place offering a sneak peek into Malaysian culture. You can get all sorts of local handicrafts such as batik, paintings, decorative pieces and even traditional goods here.
- Distance: 300 m from ACES Hotel
- Walking duration: 4 mins
4. SRI MAHAMARIAMMAN TEMPLE
This sacred ground situated at the edge of Chinatown is Kuala Lumpur’s oldest Hindu temple. Whether you’re a believer or not, it’s worth to stop by to check out its impressive 5-tiered sculpted structure.
- Distance: 350 m from ACES Hotel
- Walking duration: 5 mins
5. RIVER OF LIFE
River of Life is pretty lively on weekend evenings. If you love biking or riverside cafés, this landmark is only a few minutes’ walk from the hotel.
- Distance: 500 m from ACES Hotel
- Walking duration: 6 mins
6. MERDEKA SQUARE
It’s where the Malayan flag was hoisted for the first time. Drop by to feel its majestic charm, or perhaps for a few shots with the Sultan Abdul Samad Building as backdrop.
- Distance: 600 m from ACES Hotel
- Walking duration: 7 mins
7. KWAI CHAI HONG
This alley with once-neglected heritage shop lots has been brought back to life and transformed into an Insta-worthy spot. Have you visited recently? Let’s journey back to the 1960s era of KL Chinatown for a stroll down memory lane.
- Distance: 600 m from ACES Hotel
- Walking duration: 8 mins
8. BUKIT BINTANG SHOPPING DISTRICT
Situated right in the heart of the city with popular malls like Berjaya Times Square, Sungei Wang, Lot 10, Plaza Low Yat and Pavilion. Whatever you need, this lively district has all the best to offer!
- Distance: 2.2 km from ACES Hotel
- Driving duration: 5 mins
9. KL TOWER
For an unobstructed city view, head to KL Tower. There’s an observation deck for you to walk around and enjoy the scenery.
- Distance: 2.4 km from ACES Hotel
- Driving duration: 7 mins
10. PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS
Other than the mall and the park, it also houses other attractions such as an aquarium, a science discovery centre and a contemporary art gallery. This iconic landmark is also a good spot for your social feeds.
- Distance: 2.6 km from ACES Hotel
- Driving duration: 9 mins
How many of these places have you been to? Any hidden gems that are worth to explore in Kuala Lumpur?
For more information about ACES Hotel, visit http://www.aceshotels.com/
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