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Budget Hotels in Desa Parkcity, Kuala Lumpur

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About

Situated in prosperous north-western district of Kuala Lumpur, Desa ParkCity is one of the fast growing and successful master planned communities in Malaysia. Covering approximately 473 acres of main freehold land, DesaPark City is not just another residential area. Used to be an abandoned quarry site, DesaPark City is a place where people live, work and play. Its design idea promotes the good neighbourhood and community values to mould a good society and a sense of belonging so that its population will not be lost in the fast growing of Kuala Lumpur. This place is a big yes for those who need a weekend getaway after a stressful week!

How to Get There

Located around 13 kilometres from the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Desa ParkCity is accessible by land transportations. If you are coming from Melaka, travel thru the North-South Highway/E2 and reach the destination in about two hours. You can take a bus from fare as low as RM10 and stop at the Southern Bus Terminal (TBS) and take a cab to the destination. To avoid the heavy traffic, you can travel by KTM train and take a stop at KTM Kepong Sentral and take a cab to the destination. It will take roughly 35 minutes for you to be at the destination from the city center, 20 minutes from Damansara and 33 minutes from Cheras. Main highways like LDP Highway, Penchala Link and Middle Ring Road 2 offer easy and fast access to major destinations in Kuala Lumpur and around it.

Tourist Attractions

National Science Centre

The National Science Centre which is also known as National Science Museum, is a good place to visit when you are in Kuala Lumpur. This attraction has started to operate in 1996 making it one of the must-go places in Kuala Lumpur. This family-oriented centre that comes with interactive styles will definitely turn your trip to Kuala Lumpur an educational one. This impressive centre is a green glass building with a geodesic dome that lights up with countless colours at night. Located on eight acres of shaped gardens at Bukit Kiara, this centre houses over 1,000 interactive and hands-on displays arranged in the galleries that allow visitors to learn with all senses. Some of the main highlights of this centre include a tunnel aquarium, basic science programmes and activities. The admission fee for a child is RM3 and RM6 for an adult. Children who are below 6 years are not charged. This magnificent science centre closes on Friday. On other days, it opens from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. with 4 p.m. being the last entry. With all mentioned above, this attraction is obviously a place worth to visit.

Desa ParkCity Central Park

Located in Desa ParkCity, Desa ParkCity Central Park is the nearest interesting place for you to come. With green bushy trees lining up on the paths and refreshing atmosphere, residents and visitors will find it hard to say no this picturesque park. You will enjoy walking in the morning or evening while looking at the scenic lake. If you have children coming along, they will definitely enjoy themselves by playing in the children’s playground that is complete with childproof play equipment. You can watch them playing in the rest-areas or on the benches. The best thing about this place is; it is free!

Hotels

Sun Inns Hotel Kepong

Priced from RM83.75 per night, this budget hotel gives you a comfortable stay during your trip. The in-room facilities include a desk, cable TV, TV, heater, air conditioning and a shower. Public facilities like parking, elevator, room service and Wi-Fi in public area are made available for residing guests. The hotel facilities like 24-hour receptionist and security, luggage storage and newspaper in the lobby will absolutely ease the guests during their stay. Not only that, guests can enjoy themselves by karaoke-ing or getting a massage in the spa. Thus, this hotel is really a good deal for your pocket.