Best Places To Stay In Petaling Jaya, KL: 10 Hotels & Villas

places to stay in petaling jaya
Ihsan
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If you’re visiting Kuala Lumpur, but are feeling a little bit claustrophobic staying in the big, busy city, Petaling Jaya (PJ) is your best bet to enjoy a more laid back environment and more affordable accommodation while still being near all the major attractions and cities in Selangor. PJ is merely a 20 minutes drive from KL or 40 minutes by train (Light Rail Transit, LRT), which only costs approximately 4 MYR (0.92 USD) to get to various parts of KL.

There’s plenty for you to do in this laid-back township, as it is home to numerous shopping malls (even a full out Egyptian-themed mall called Sunway Pyramid!), themed parks, extreme parks, numerous fantastic hiking spots, and a scattering of cafes that locals and tourists like to go for a little food adventure! Here are 10 best places to stay in Petaling Jaya!

1. Hotel Armada (from USD 62)

Armada is a contemporary hotel, providing all the modern amenities you need for a comfortable stay in PJ, including free Wi-Fi, a gym, and two in-house restaurants and a bar. You’ll find their rooms to be very modern, and come equipped with a flat screen TV along with cable channels to provide you some entertainment for your stay. Serving you convenience along with comfort, Hotel Armada is situated right next to the Asia Jaya LRT Station that connects you to all the major entertainment hubs in Selangor, including Bangsar, Ampang Park, and KLCC. If you don’t want to travel to KL for entertainment, there are a few shopping malls within a 6-minute drive, including Jaya Shopping Mall, Amcorp Mall (where you can find great antique shopping on weekends), and Midvalley Megamall.


Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya

Wifi Available

Address: Lorong Utara C, Section 52
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

2. One World Hotel (from USD 114)

One of the top rated hotels in PJ, One World Hotel is located right next to the major One Utama Shopping Mall. Rooms here are complemented by all the modern comforts you need like a flat-screen TV as well as Wi-Fi. You’ll always be spoilt for choice here when it comes to eateries, as One World Hotel offers 5 in-house dining options. You can find hundreds of additional restaurants and cafes in the nearby area. A 9-hole Golf-Course is just 2 km (1.2 mi) away, if you want to practice your swing, while One Utama Shopping Mall has an indoor rock-climbing establishment that would surely get your adrenaline pumping! After a full day’s worth of activities, which you could organize at their tour desk, you could hit the Poolbar & Grill, to have a drink or two and chat the night away with your loved ones!


One World Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: First Avenue, Bandar Utama City Centre
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

3. The Royale Chulan (from USD 74)

The Royale Chulan is a 5-star hotel that’s perfect for a family! Having an infinity pool, an indoor ice-skating rink, and also massage services, there’s something for every member of your family to enjoy! If you want some more entertainment, you’ll be within a 5-minute walking distance from numerous malls like The Curve, Ikano, and Ikea! Rooms here have contemporary decor, and provide you with a comfortable place to rest, since they are fully air-conditioned. Other amenities include a sofa, fridge, and flat-screen TV. Keeping you close to other major entertainment hubs in PJ, you’re within a 10-minute drive to One Utama Shopping Mall, and a 25-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur and Bandar Sunway!


Royale Chulan Damansara

Wifi Available

Address: 2 Jalan PJU 7/3 Mutiara Damansara
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

4. Hilton Petaling Jaya (from USD 61)

A known brand for providing great accommodation, service, and facilities, Hilton Petaling Jaya is a trusted hotel where you know you’ll get your money’s worth! Strategically located, you’re within a 15 minute drive from most major entertainment destinations in Petaling Jaya. The hotel is complemented with an outdoor pool and also a spa for you to relax. Pleasing to the eyes, the interior is cosy with the use of a warm and earthy colour palette, wooden furnishings and plenty of natural sunlight. Rooms are luxuriously completed with an en suite marble bathroom, cable TV, and a minibar. Staying in for meals, you’ll have a choice of three in-house restaurants that serves Chinese and Japanese Cuisines, while also having a buffet of local and international delicacies.


Hilton Petaling Jaya

Wifi Available

Address: No 2 Jalan Barat
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

5. Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur (from USD 50)

Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur has all the means to make your stay a luxurious retreat in its comfortable quarters, complete with an Olympic-sized pool, a tennis court, and a squash court in the vicinity. Surrounded by greenery, Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur offers you a private stay, overlooking two world-class 18-hole golf courses. Dining won’t be a problem here as there are six dining options in the hotel, serving you a variety of Asian and Western meals. A short, 30 minutes drive from KLIA, you would find it easy to go to and from the airport. With its free shuttle service to popular entertainment hubs like Bukit Bintang, Sunway Lagoon, and One Utama, you won’t have to worry about renting a car to explore the city.


Glenmarie Hotel and Golf Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Jalan Usahawan U1/8, Seksyen U1
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km)

6. Somerset Damansara Uptown Petaling Jaya (from USD 125)

Somerset Damansara Uptown Petaling Jaya is a contemporary hotel, providing customers with great service and amenities! Rest assured as you’ll find your stay really comfortable in its modern room, equipped with a flat-screen TV, cable channels, and complementary Wi-Fi. Centrally located, it’s a mere 10 minute drive from KidZania KL, where your kids will have a field day exploring their interests! Besides that, you’ll also be within a short driving distance to One Utama, Empire Damansara, and Kuala Lumpur Gold & Country Club.


Somerset Damansara Uptown Petaling Jaya

Wifi Available

Address: No 2A, Jalan Ss 21/37, Damansara Utama
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms

7. Qliq Damansara (from USD 45)

Qliq Damansara offers its guests a quirky and cozy stay in its modern hotel, having rooms that are fully-air-conditioned with free Wi-Fi. You’ll find all the basic living amenities in your room such as a safe, minibar, complimentary toiletries, linens, and towels. Decorated with bold bright colours with eccentric furniture, this hotel is perfect if you have a bold personality or have a taste for eclectic designs. Qliq Damansara features and indoor pool, gym, and a couple of meeting facilities. Bandar Utama is a 10 minute drive away, where you can find numerous entertainment options for your vacation.


Qliq Damansara

Wifi Available

Address: Empire Damansara, No 2 Jalan PJU 8/8A, Damansara Perdana
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

8. Eastin Hotel (from USD 50)

Eastin Hotel offers comfortable and spacious rooms in Petaling Jaya, complete with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, TV with satellite channels, and a minibar. The hotel features five dining options as well as an outdoor pool, a spa, and a fitness center. Strategically located, you’ll be within 40 km (25 mi) from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and 4 km (2.5 mi) from MidValley Mega Mall, where you’ll find all you need to keep you entertained during your stay. If you don’t want to go far for entertainment, Eastin Hotel also features tennis courts, karaoke rooms, and a sauna.


Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Address: 13 Jalan 16/11

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre

9. Best Western Petaling Jaya (from USD 31)

A luxurious yet affordable accommodation, the Best Western Petaling Jaya offers guest a comfortable stay in its modern, fully air-conditioned rooms to beat the Malaysian heat, while you catch up on all the latest entertainment via pay-per-view channels on the flat-screen TV. Complete with a rooftop pool, this is the perfect place to end your tiring day after exploring the city, while having a great panoramic view of Petaling Jaya. A gym is also available for you to burn off all those extra calories after your food hopping adventure around PJ. Best Western Petaling Jaya also has a spa service for you to unwind and ease all of your bodily aches!


Hotel CentreStage Petaling Jaya

Address: No 1 Jalan 13/1, Section 13

Restaurant Facilities for disabled guests BBQ facilities Designated smoking area Newspapers Luggage storage Physical distancing rules followed Currency exchange

10. The Villas (from USD 251)

The Villas is a great place to stay if you want a tropical paradise retreat in the city! This island-themed resort hotel is centrally located in Bandar Sunway, and is right opposite a popular Egyptian themed Sunway Pyramid shopping mall, a shopping haven housing numerous international brands! If you’re looking for a little adventure, Sunway Lagoon’s theme park has a selection of rides and entertainment for a fun-filled day with your family! If you’re needing some downtime, the luxury villas feature private swimming pools and a butler while the resort even has a full spa for a day of relaxation!


The Villas at Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa

Address: Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 47500

Comfort, convenience, and connections in Petaling Jaya

These accommodations in Petaling Jaya highlight all best PJ and KL have to offer, while giving you more affordable and private stay outside the bustling city center. You’ll be at a comfortable distance from all major entertainment hubs, with connections via LRT, buses, and taxi services. With all the luxurious amenities and facilities offered, you’ll find it no problem to make yourself at home at one of these 10 hotels in PJ!

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Ihsan Ihsani is a Malaysian writer who loves to write about anything that sparks his curiosity. He travels to broaden his horizon on the many cultures and beauties of the world. When limited funds...Read more

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