All you need to know about Kuala Lumpur

With SilverDoor, finding your perfect short or long stay accommodation from our selection of serviced apartments in Kuala Lumpur is a stress-free experience. SilverDoor has a selection of quality Kuala Lumpur serviced apartments including studio and one, two, three bedroom options.

Located in the Klang Valley and surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, Kuala Lumpur has an impressive array of futuristic architecture and is simply known as ‘KL’ to the locals. Kuala Lumpur has a mixture of cultures which makes a special blend of shopping, going out and the food.  Kuala Lumpur is known for staying hot and humid most months averaging at 34 degree Celsius during the day.

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STAYING IN KUALA LUMPUR?

Travel in Kuala Lumpur

Due to by Kuala Lumpur’s vast network of highways, driving is the preferred method of travel for most locals, although, public transport is widely accessible. Kuala Lumpur has a range of public transport options from the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) rail service, to RapidKL buses which travel further afield. If you’re visiting for a long stay, buying a Touch ‘N’ Go card can help with for good value fare on both trains and buses. Also look out for the Go KL City Bus which provide free services around the city centre, travelling past popular attractions in Kuala Lumpur! A method of travelling around the city is never far away from one of our serviced apartments in Kuala Lumpur.

Shopping in Kuala Lumpur

There is an abundance of areas to shop in Kuala Lumpur, including Pavilion Kuala Lumpur which is one of Malaysia’s top shopping destinations. With over 700 restaurants and stores spread across ten levels, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur is a popular shopping mall due to its range of both international and local retailers. Suria KLCC Mall, similar to the Pavilion, is another of the biggest shopping centres in Malaysia. Alongside luxury and high-street shops, there are several attractions such as an art gallery, a theatre and an aquarium. Kuala Lumpur is a leading city for tourism and the hub of fashion and retail in Malaysia, boasting more than 65 shopping malls.

Going Out in Kuala Lumpur

The city’s most notable landmark, above the KLCC mall, are the Petronas Twin Towers; they’re the world’s tallest twin towers and look especially lovely at night when they are fully illuminated. Inspired by Islamic architecture, it is an 88 storey building with a 58 metre-long sky bridge, which is a must-see when staying in one of our Kuala Lumpur serviced apartments.

Although Kuala Lumpur is a major urban destination, there isn’t a scarcity of beautiful parks and forest reserves which enable visitors to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life. One notable natural beauty is the historic Batu Caves which are just outside of the centre. These 400 million-year old limestone caves are the most popular Hindu shrines outside of India. The entrance has a steep flight of 272 steps and they house Hindu temples, shrines, as well as a large gold deity statue.

If you want to enjoy nature closer to the Kuala Lumpur centre, then the Perdana Botanical Garden is a must visit. These are situated in the Heritage Park of Kuala Lumpur, with collections of tropical plants plotted around the garden. There isn’t a lack of things to do when staying in one of our furnished apartments in Kuala Lumpur.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT KUALA LUMPUR

Kuala Lumpur comes from the Malay term, ‘muddy confluence’ which it’s named after due to it being located at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak River. The city is therefore very prone to flooding from the muddy rivers after heavy rainfalls.

Kuala Lumpur is well-known as a global hub of Islamic Financing; as is common in many major Asian cities, there is a growing concentration of technology companies in Kuala Lumpur. Several of these are based within the Petronas Twin Towers; such as Boeing, IBM, HCL Technologies, Microsoft and Reuters.

Kuala Lumpur is known for having a wide variety of food from around the world including Indian, Chinese, Malay and Western. A famous street for street food is Jalan Alor which has a range of the most common food in the city.

WHAT IS A SERVICED APARTMENT?

Serviced apartments in Kuala Lumpur provide guests with everything they’d expect from a hotel including housekeeping at least once a week and a cosy bed. Kuala Lumpur serviced apartments provide the luxury of a home away from home, with your own personal kitchen and a spacious living room. Whether it’s a long or short stay at our serviced apartment offer a more homely experience to a traditional apartment or hotel stay.

WHY CHOOSE A SERVICED APARTMENT IN KUALA LUMPUR WITH SILVERDOOR?

With our Singapore office neighbouring Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur, SilverDoor is able to work closely with the properties partners to ensure our portfolio of properties provides everything we would expect from an apartment. With 20 years of industry experience, our clients can guarantee we will find an apartment which fits their needs and budget. SilverDoor has offices all around the world and employees who can speak a range of languages so we are able to offer help 24/7 as well as support before, during and after their stay.