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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 13 July 2011

Good basic hotel with spacious rooms. The bathrooms has some plumbing issues. Breakfast was very sad. The same menu on all the days we stayed there. In the heart of China Town which is known for its night shopping.

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Reviewed 10 June 2011

This hotel is great. It's right across the road from Chinatown which is brilliant. The hotel does not have a pool but the rooms are big and clean and the location is superb. One receptionist that we met was extremely helpful and informative. He acted almost as a tour guide to the city for us. Overall the hotel is great....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 June 2011

This was my third stay at the 5 Elements hotel and probably not my last. The hotel is in good condition and clean, the staff helpful and friendly.There are plenty of places to eat and the hotel is just outside the Petaling st night market.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 May 2011

I liked my stay at this hotel despite the fact that I thought it was too expensive. It can't be faulted for location, in the midst of Chinatown, close to markets, great food, nightlife and also within easy access to all parts of KL. The room was comfortable and quite roomy, clean, and with everything you would need supplied, although...

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Carcassonne, France
Reviewed 30 April 2011

Really an adress to recommand. The Hotel is in Chinatown, just two steps from Chinese night market. The view from the upper floors is just fabulous and if you have the chance to have a room at the corner of the building, you can enjoy a 180° view over the town. Get asleep with the KLT tower and the Petronas...

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planet earth
Reviewed 22 February 2011

we stayed 2 adults 2 children with a kingsize and a single bed. The staff are really helpful and try very hard but to be honest, the place needs to address the cockroaches. We only saw tiny baby ones but there were lots it seems to be an ongoing problem. Otherwise I would have rated this better as it would...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 20 February 2011

Stayed in 5Elements this January and enjoyed the stay. Rooms there clean&spacious. Had 2 connecting rooms which were very convenient. A location suit us also very well- since we were flying in from LCCT, we arrived to Sentral and from there it's very close by taxi. Also, the public transportation is close by. Staff was very friendly and helpful- we...

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Lisbon
Reviewed 15 February 2011

Very nice hotel. Very well located. Comfortable rooms. The service is very good. The breakfast is also very good. There is a stop for the touristic bus right in front of the hotel.

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Reviewed 11 February 2011

I first came to 5 elements in September 2009. At first I tot it was a simple budget hotel but my my how wrong was I. It is one of the best hotel along Jalan Sultan. With free Wifi, complimentary breakfast, efficient staff n friendly as well. Not forgetting Mr Khairul, Mr Azahar, Miss Salbiah (I kinda forget het name...

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 February 2011

I stayed here on the 1st of Jan with 9 other members of my family in the Elements floor which I had paid in advanced and booked at the hotel's website. We reached the hotel at 2pm but the 3 rooms with the extra beds wasnt ready. It took them 1hr to prepare everything and when we checked in, one...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The 5 Elements Hotel - a uniquely themed boutique hotel in famed Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur that offers hotel rooms at affordable rates plus highly personalized service. No longer are tourists visiting Chinatown limited to just the budget hotels and travellers' inns here which offer guests the basics of accommodation. We honestly feel that hotel guests deserve not just affordability, but also comfort and security - plus that touch of the unusual which makes a stay truly memorable. Our aim is to make everyone who comes to our establishment say, "Hey, I found a really cool place to stay in KL!" Our boutique hotel is inspired by traditional Wu Xing (五行) philosophy - reinterpreted for the discerning modern traveller who seeks something beyond the ordinary. Here, water, wood, fire, earth and metal - the Five Elements essential for universal balance - set the theme for a contemporary, chic ambience and a refreshing service experience. At The 5 Elements Hotel, guests have the perfect gateway to discover the many charms of Kuala Lumpur's Chinatown and nearby Petaling Street. Your hotel room here is your oasis of calm amidst all the hustle and bustle. A place to rest and rebalance all the elements of mind, body and soul. Stay with us for a one-of-a-kind hospitality experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The 5 Elements Hotel

Address: Lot 243, Jalan Sultan (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: ₹ 1,669 - ₹ 4,045 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The 5 Elements Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 104
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“Top floor have better view.”
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“12th floor.”
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“The upper floors seem to have some refurbished rooms. Stay away from the 1st floor. Keep bathroo door closed and the fan running.”
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“request for higher level room”
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