Firstly, thanks to all of you on this forum, we gleaned valuable info for our stay at the beginning of the month. I have posted a review of the Ramada KL in reviews but wanted to add a couple off additional bits of info.
1. Transport to KL- Mr Roth (recomended by Jonathon) drove us from Club Med Phuket to the Ramada. He is a great guy who communicated with us very promptly through email before departure and while we were away when we wanted to change our pick up time. He is very friendly, drives well and has a good van (if you are a family with a bit of luggage the van is great). His rate was better than the hotels and nothing was too much trouble, he is very genuine. He also drove us from KL to Phuket airport when we left. We contacted him on email@example.com
2. Great restaurant- Takieng is on the main road about 600m from the Ramada, we ate the best Thai food here for our entire trip. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere, it was quite busy and everyone seemed very happy. The banana flower salad is memorable! We ate here 2 of our 4 nights in KL. Prices were really reasonable too.
3. There is a local market run 3 days a week in an area behind the 711 shop, Monday it is a small market, Wednesday and Saturday it is bigger. We really enjoyed browsing here, there was meat and fish, fruit, vege's, clthes, hardware, food, toys, fireworks, etc, etc It was really interesting. The fresh produce looked really fresh and the fish looked fantastic- no smell at all. We indulged in some fireworks to set off down at the beach with the kids. They are illegal here in Western Australia, it was a lot of fun
KL was a dream destination for us and I am sure that we will be back.