The 5 Elements Hotel - Kuala Lumpur

Lot 243, Jalan Sultan (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  show map
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The 5 Elements Hotel - Kuala Lumpur

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid on-site parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Overview

The traditional The 5 Elements Hotel accommodates guests in a shopping area of Kuala Lumpur. The 5 Elements Hotel has been welcoming guests to its modern rooms since 1973.

The property is set 5 minutes' walk away from Chan See Shu Yuen Temple, Central Market aka Pasar Seni and Petaling Street. A 20-minute walk to the center of Kuala Lumpur.

Taman KLCC is 2.2 km from the hotel and Hibiscus Garden is about 1.6 km away.

There is Old Kuala Lumpur Railway train station nearby. The hotel is located within 20 km distance of Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport.

Rooms

The property offers 104 guestrooms appointed with television, climate control, a fridge, a safe and a writing table. Some rooms have the city view. They feature en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Serving a wide range of dishes, Restoran Seng Kee and KIm Lian Kee Restaurant can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

The property offers a meeting room, a business centre and a photocopier for the use of guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   12.  Number of rooms:   104.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Halal food

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer on request

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Lot 243, Jalan Sultan (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Get directions
City Center
  • Kuala Lumpur
    1.5 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station
    800 m
  • Ampang Park Station
    3.0 km
Restaurants
  • Johnny's Stall Corner (cuisine: Malaysian)
    60 m
  • Restoran Seng Kee (cuisine: Malaysian)
    60 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    104

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How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Lot 243, Jalan Sultan (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Get directions
City Center
  • Kuala Lumpur
    1.5 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station
    800 m
  • Ampang Park Station
    3.0 km
Restaurants
  • Johnny's Stall Corner (cuisine: Malaysian)
    60 m
  • Restoran Seng Kee (cuisine: Malaysian)
    60 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    104

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What's nearby

Places of interest

  • Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur - 100 m
  • Puduraya Bus Terminal - 300 m
  • Central Market, Kuala Lumpur - 400 m
  • Central Market aka Pasar Seni - 400 m
  • Kuala Lumpur Railway Station - 600 m
  • Masjid-Jamek-Mosque - 700 m
  • National Mosque - 800 m
  • Dataran Merdeka Square - 800 m
  • Istana Negara Malaysia Palace - 1.0 km
  • Jalan Masjid India - 1.0 km
  • Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park - 1.1 km

Train stations

  • Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station - 700 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Petaling Street - 100 m
  • Pudu Sentral Bus Terminal - 300 m
  • Central Market aka Pasar Seni - 400 m
  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building - 700 m
  • Merdeka Square - 800 m
  • National Mosque - 800 m
  • Menara KL Tower - 1.1 km

Historical sites

  • Guan Di Temple Kuala Lumpur Malaysia - 400 m

Museums

  • National Textiles Museum Kuala Lumpur - 600 m
  • Islamic Arts Museum Kuala Lumpur - 900 m
  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park - 1.1 km

Parks

  • Merdeka Stadium - 500 m
  • Stadium Negara - 500 m
  • Bird Park - 900 m

Local attractions

  • Taman Tasik Perdana - 1.6 km
    Jln. Damansara, Kuala Lumpur
  • Perdana Botanical Garden - 1.7 km
    Jalan Kebun Bunga, Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuala Lumpur City Centre - 2.2 km
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  • Hibiscus Garden - 1.6 km
    Jalan Chenderawasih, Kuala Lumpur
  • Petronas Twin Towers - 2.2 km
    Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur

Near the hotel

  • National Textiles Museum - 60 m
    JKR 26, Jalan Sultan Hishamudin, Kuala Lumpur
  • Petaling Street - 150 m
    55 Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur
  • Chan See Shu Yuen Temple - 300 m
    172 Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
  • Guan Yin Temple Kuala Lumpur - 430 m
    cnr Jln Stadium & Jln Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur
  • Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur - 130 m
    Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
  • Sri Mahamariamman - 260 m
    163 Jln. Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur
  • Sze Ya Temple - 340 m
    Jln. Tun H.S. Lee and Jln. Cheng Lock, Kuala Lumpur

Restaurants nearby

  • Johnny's Stall Corner - 60 m

    Address: No 866/44, Jalan Sultan

    81% likes this, based on 24 reviews
    Cuisine: Malaysian

  • Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant - 120 m

    Address: Bandar Baru Sri Petaling

    Cuisine: Korean

  • Hawker Stalls in Chinatown - 270 m

    Address: Jln Sultan & Jln Tun HS Lee

    65% likes this, based on 91 reviews

  • Restoran Seng Kee - 60 m

    Address: 52 Jalan Sultan

    62% likes this, based on 28 reviews
    Cuisine: Malaysian

  • KIm Lian Kee Restaurant - 170 m

    Address: No. 49 Jalan Petaling
    Phone: +60 (3) 20324984

    Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 19

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    104

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The 5 Elements Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The 5 Elements Hotel

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 120 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    4.6

    Rooms are clean, location is close to city attractions, getting a cab is pretty easy from this hotel.

    Worst staff I have ever seen. I have stayed at many hotels and for the first time I have heard from things like "I am busy" from hotel staff. All the hotel staff are downright rude. Service is considered as a favour. We arrived at midnight, and inspite of prior information, there was no facility for a bell boy, etc to shift the luggage of our group from the taxi to the room. So we ended up carrying our large luggage (due to a long trip) all by ourselves. Despite prior information, extra bedding was not avialable and we three people were asked to sleep on one small queen bed. Terrible staff. THe only saving grace is the manager, Mr. Michael. He is nice man, and was extremely helpful.Wish he could train his staff better. Worst staff is during the breakfast. THe breakfast is pretty below averagishish. Only cold mild for tea, no choice of eggs. Snail slow service and repeated requests to get simple things. The price is not low enough to justify this. Pay the same and get better service at other hotels.

  • Single
    8.8

    Nice, clean hotel in China Town; walking distance from main sites. Good location for taxis, public transport sys., Even the Hop On and Off Bus stops there. Safe place, no worries. 5 Elements management is REALLY helpful, in particular I would like to mention here Maha, who is a great organizer, speaks good English and always there to help you! THANKS Maha! Also, they can arrange great tours for you; nice addition. Thanks, Paul, USA Professor of Engineering

    1. The breakfast staff is quite unfriendly. Whilst the selection of the food is quite good (mostly backed and fried Chinese style food...), they offer you only water as a soft drink; you have to ask specially for juices of which they have very limited selections and clearly trying to save it... To whom? In a country where orange and mango grows everywhere...? 2. The fans are very noisy in the rooms even at min. cool aircon levels... you get used to it but definitely very noisy... Paul, USA Professor of Engineering

  • Couple
    7.4

    The location is great being in Chinatown, close to Petaling street without the noise and hassle. Pasar Seni metro station and other transport was all within easy reach. The rooms are spacious with great lighting. We also got a free upgrade to one of the upper floor 'elements' rooms which have a pretty good view.

    Although the bedding and essentials were fresh and clean, the floor had not been vacuumed recently and the shower was pretty grubby. The rooms definitely need a better clean, given that this is not budget/backpacker accommodation.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    The best part of our stay was the cooperation of a lovely person and a gentleman called mr.micheal.he was very good and caring towards our whole family.

    The only hitch was the non availibility of a bell boy to carry our luggage to the room.other than this everything was fantastic and rooms were very good with a fantastic views of petronas and kl tower.

  • Couple
    4.6

    I would personally not recommend this hotel to anyone visiting kl, hotel staff is not flexible with dates, the toilet was leaking, and my room had cockroaches. Considering the fact that I chose the elements floor which is like a premier floor, I dont think it was worth my money or my stay.PS They're brkfast buffet was cold on 4 consecutive days!!!

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    nice position, near the station. friendly staff.

    the second day cant use the wifi service.

  • Single
    5.4

    Close to China Town.

    The charge posted on Booked.net doesn't include vat and compulsory service charge. I was confused.

  • Couple
    6.6

    The location, the staff responded directly on our requests.

    The rooms are a bit poorly maintained and are not cleaned properly. Next to this the airconditioning is really very loud and noisy.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Overall my stay dere was fantastic.everything was up to my expectations.

    Nothing at all.deres nothing bad about this hotel.

  • Single
    5.8

    Locations near China Town is excellent

    I stayed at this hotel last year and was very happy with an excellent room. This time, my room was tired and dowdy. The electronic key failed to work twice ( meaning trips back to reception, once with all my bags ) and the electric jug didn't work ( but was promptly replaced ). A hotel in need of a manager.

  • Single
    8.2

    Good value for money and well located. 5mins walk from the rapid KL station (which is 2 mins by train from KL Sentral). Room was very comfortable and clean

    Keep the door to the bathroom closed - mine had no air con and a gap between the window and the wall and I found a couple of insects that had flown in, but nothing to bother about and easy to deal with once the light is off they won't turn up. Nothing was in the main bedroom area. I'd still recomed the hotel if you get a good price for it.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Right in the heart of Chinatown. Walking distance to Monorail and LRT station.

    The bathroom sink has a big cracked. Although the room was clean a renovation in the bathroom would help make it looked less dingy. Breakfast buffet was horrible.

  • Couple
    8.2

    The helpful man at reception who acted as a guide and reccomended us places to go.

  • Couple
    4.2

    Staff was helpful, fighting against the odds. Location is good

    Where do I begin? Noisy fridge, aircon, shabby room and corridors (pictures on website/Booked.net show it 5 time as good as it is), semi-dark breakfast area. Plus we had a room which was connected to the next one by a no-noise-insulation door. We could smell the cigarette smoke from the next room and listen to the happy package tourists shouting all night. To the hotel staff's credit, they told them not not smoke in their rooms, but to no avail. In short, don't stay there. If this is the best option in Chinatown (we did not try others there) then don't stay in Chinatown. Far better value for money can be had in KLCC area.

  • Single
    6.2

    I think that I am good entirely except a breakfast menu. Do not need many dishes but need more idea.

How to reach hotel

hotel The 5 Elements Hotel - Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Lot 243, Jalan Sultan (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Get directions
City Center
  • Kuala Lumpur
    1.5 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station
    800 m
  • Ampang Park Station
    3.0 km
Restaurants
  • Johnny's Stall Corner (cuisine: Malaysian)
    60 m
  • Restoran Seng Kee (cuisine: Malaysian)
    60 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    104

Hotel Awards

MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKuala LumpurThe 5 Elements Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Malaysia

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