Kuala Lumpur means ‘muddy confluence’. The word ‘kuala’ gives the meaning of a point where two rivers join together. ‘Lumpur’ on the other hand means ‘mud’. Back in 1824, Sungai Lumpur was one of the most important settlements that produce tin.
Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia. The official name is Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur. The short form is KL. KL is the largest city in Malaysia. Most of the administration businesses are held in Kuala Lumpur. The Malaysian King or Yang di-Pertuan Agong lives here. The parliaments are also held here besides having the cultural, financial and economic centre.
Kuala Lumpur has a lot of public transport such as Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), Light Metro (LRT), monorail, elevated Bus Rapid Transit, commuter rail and also airport rail link. So getting around is quite easy especially when all of the mode of transportation are connected. Some of the MRT, LRT and commuter stations are connected to shopping malls. This has made Kuala Lumpur as one of the leading cities in the world for tourism and shopping.
Most of the people here use English to communicate however the Malay Language is never forgotten. Only it is used less by the young ones. The other language such as Chinese and Tamil are also spoken here in Kuala Lumpur.
There are flights to Kuala Lumpur provided by many airlines. Some of them are Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia and Malindo Airways. From the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 1 or 2, guests may hail up a taxi to the city centre.
Those who are driving from other states of Malaysia may take the North South Expressway exiting at Kuala Lumpur. Getting there will not be a problem as all the navigation system will have it in their systems already.
Using the commuter, visitors may use it to get to Kuala Lumpur from other cities such as Ipoh, Penang, Melaka and even Singapore; there will be a stop whether in the old station of Kuala Lumpur or in KL Central, the new transportation hub.
This tower is one of the tallest buildings in the world with the height of 421 metres. It is ranked number 7 as the tallest freestanding tower in the world. It has also a rotating restaurant that will allow the guest to view the whole of Kuala Lumpur in a 360 degree rotation.
This hotel is located right within the golden triangle of attractions. It is located 1.2 kilometres away from an LRT station where from there, the guest may go anywhere in the city. The hotel also has extensive facilities to compliment the stay. They have 24 hours front desk that will be able to assist the guest with any kind of requests. It definitely live up to the luxurious theme that they are going for.
This hotel is located near several public transportation stations which is less than 500 meters away. The stations are PWTC LRT Station and also Putra MRT Station. This hotel prepares first class accommodation and also commodities for business or regular guests. They have 560 types of rooms and suites to suit all the guests’ requests.
This hotel promises comfort as well as luxury to those who stays here. The décor of the room also creates a peaceful and relaxing ambiance to the guests. There is a Japanese restaurant for the guest who wish try other than the local food prepared there.
This hotel is only 0.18 kilometer away from the KL Tower which is one of the attractions of Malaysia. The hotel has the finest quality spa treatment and also high quality fitness centre. Their rooms are big and comfortable. Not to mention comes with Wi-Fi to complete the stay.
This hotel has a lot of facilities to accommodate the guest requests. One of them is a well-equipped function room which can be used for business event or social events.