The 5 Elements Hotel - Kuala Lumpur

Lot 243, Jalan Sultan (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  show map
 3 stars
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The 5 Elements Hotel - Kuala Lumpur

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Overview

The traditional 3-star The 5 Elements Hotel features free shuttle service, 24-hour security and concierge service. Since 1973, it has been hosting guests in the center of Kuala Lumpur.

The property lies within 2.2 km from Petronas Twin Towers. The venue is set 20 minutes' walk from Kuala Lumpur center.

The hotel is situated near a tower and a temple.

Guests can reach The 5 Elements Hotel by car from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport in 25 minutes.

Rooms

There are 104 comfortable rooms at The 5 Elements Hotel feature climate control, a safe, television, a writing desk and a stereo system. Some rooms have the city view. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms featuring a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy dishes of Malaysian cuisine served at Restoran Seng Kee, which is about 100 meters away.

Services

The facilities as a designated smoking area, an elevator and a car park are offered for guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   12.  Number of rooms:   104.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Halal food

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 2 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Lot 243, Jalan Sultan (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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City Center
  • Kuala Lumpur
    5000 ft
Train Stations
  • Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station
    2700 ft
  • Ampang Park Station
    1.9 mi
Restaurants
  • Johnny's Stall Corner (cuisine: Malaysian)
    200 ft
  • Restoran Seng Kee (cuisine: Malaysian)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    104

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MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKuala LumpurThe 5 Elements Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Malaysia

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Rooms and availability

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Water Suite

The 5 Elements Hotel photos Room
Superior Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Twin

The 5 Elements Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Queen

Deluxe Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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The 5 Elements Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Places of interest

  • Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur400 ft
  • Puduraya Bus Terminal1000 ft
  • Central Market, Kuala Lumpur1400 ft
  • Central Market aka Pasar Seni1400 ft
  • Kuala Lumpur Railway Station2000 ft
  • Masjid-Jamek-Mosque2300 ft
  • National Mosque2700 ft
  • Dataran Merdeka Square2700 ft
  • Istana Negara Malaysia Palace3300 ft
  • Jalan Masjid India3300 ft
  • Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park3700 ft

Train stations

  • Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station2300 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Petaling Street400 ft
  • Pudu Sentral Bus Terminal1000 ft
  • Central Market aka Pasar Seni1400 ft
  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building2300 ft
  • Merdeka Square2700 ft
  • National Mosque2700 ft
  • Menara KL Tower3700 ft

Historical sites

  • Guan Di Temple Kuala Lumpur Malaysia1400 ft

Stadiums

  • Merdeka Stadium1700 ft
  • Stadium Negara1700 ft

Museums

  • National Textiles Museum Kuala Lumpur2000 ft
  • Islamic Arts Museum Kuala Lumpur3000 ft

Parks

  • Bird Park3000 ft
  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park3700 ft

Local attractions

  • Taman Tasik Perdana5200 ft
    Jln. Damansara, Kuala Lumpur
  • Perdana Botanical Garden1.1 mi
    Jalan Kebun Bunga, Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuala Lumpur City Centre 1.3 mi
    Kuala LumpurMalaysia
  • Hibiscus Garden5200 ft
    Jalan Chenderawasih, Kuala Lumpur
  • Petronas Twin Towers1.4 mi
    Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur

Near the hotel

  • National Textiles Museum200 ft
    JKR 26, Jalan Sultan Hishamudin, Kuala Lumpur
  • Petaling Street500 ft
    55 Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur
  • Chan See Shu Yuen Temple1000 ft
    172 Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
  • Guan Yin Temple Kuala Lumpur1500 ft
    cnr Jln Stadium & Jln Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur
  • Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur500 ft
    Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
  • Sri Mahamariamman900 ft
    163 Jln. Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur
  • Sze Ya Temple1200 ft
    Jln. Tun H.S. Lee and Jln. Cheng Lock, Kuala Lumpur

Restaurants nearby

  • Johnny's Stall Corner200 ft

    Address: No 866/44, Jalan Sultan

    81% likes this, based on 24 reviews
    Cuisine: Malaysian

  • Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant400 ft

    Address: Bandar Baru Sri Petaling

    Cuisine: Korean

  • Hawker Stalls in Chinatown900 ft

    Address: Jln Sultan & Jln Tun HS Lee

    65% likes this, based on 91 reviews

  • Restoran Seng Kee200 ft

    Address: 52 Jalan Sultan

    62% likes this, based on 28 reviews
    Cuisine: Malaysian

  • KIm Lian Kee Restaurant600 ft

    Address: No. 49 Jalan Petaling
    Phone: +60 (3) 20324984

    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 25

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    104

Hotel Awards

MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKuala LumpurThe 5 Elements Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Malaysia

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The 5 Elements Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The 5 Elements Hotel

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 120 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    4.6

    Rooms are clean, location is close to city attractions, getting a cab is pretty easy from this hotel.

    Worst staff I have ever seen. I have stayed at many hotels and for the first time I have heard from things like "I am busy" from hotel staff. All the hotel staff are downright rude. Service is considered as a favour. We arrived at midnight, and inspite of prior information, there was no facility for a bell boy, etc to shift the luggage of our group from the taxi to the room. So we ended up carrying our large luggage (due to a long trip) all by ourselves. Despite prior information, extra bedding was not avialable and we three people were asked to sleep on one small queen bed. Terrible staff. THe only saving grace is the manager, Mr. Michael. He is nice man, and was extremely helpful.Wish he could train his staff better. Worst staff is during the breakfast. THe breakfast is pretty below averagishish. Only cold mild for tea, no choice of eggs. Snail slow service and repeated requests to get simple things. The price is not low enough to justify this. Pay the same and get better service at other hotels.

  • Single
    8.8

    Nice, clean hotel in China Town; walking distance from main sites. Good location for taxis, public transport sys., Even the Hop On and Off Bus stops there. Safe place, no worries. 5 Elements management is REALLY helpful, in particular I would like to mention here Maha, who is a great organizer, speaks good English and always there to help you! THANKS Maha! Also, they can arrange great tours for you; nice addition. Thanks, Paul, USA Professor of Engineering

    1. The breakfast staff is quite unfriendly. Whilst the selection of the food is quite good (mostly backed and fried Chinese style food...), they offer you only water as a soft drink; you have to ask specially for juices of which they have very limited selections and clearly trying to save it... To whom? In a country where orange and mango grows everywhere...? 2. The fans are very noisy in the rooms even at min. cool aircon levels... you get used to it but definitely very noisy... Paul, USA Professor of Engineering

  • Couple
    7.4

    The location is great being in Chinatown, close to Petaling street without the noise and hassle. Pasar Seni metro station and other transport was all within easy reach. The rooms are spacious with great lighting. We also got a free upgrade to one of the upper floor 'elements' rooms which have a pretty good view.

    Although the bedding and essentials were fresh and clean, the floor had not been vacuumed recently and the shower was pretty grubby. The rooms definitely need a better clean, given that this is not budget/backpacker accommodation.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    The best part of our stay was the cooperation of a lovely person and a gentleman called mr.micheal.he was very good and caring towards our whole family.

    The only hitch was the non availibility of a bell boy to carry our luggage to the room.other than this everything was fantastic and rooms were very good with a fantastic views of petronas and kl tower.

  • Couple
    4.6

    I would personally not recommend this hotel to anyone visiting kl, hotel staff is not flexible with dates, the toilet was leaking, and my room had cockroaches. Considering the fact that I chose the elements floor which is like a premier floor, I dont think it was worth my money or my stay.PS They're brkfast buffet was cold on 4 consecutive days!!!

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    nice position, near the station. friendly staff.

    the second day cant use the wifi service.

  • Single
    5.4

    Close to China Town.

    The charge posted on Booked.net doesn't include vat and compulsory service charge. I was confused.

  • Couple
    6.6

    The location, the staff responded directly on our requests.

    The rooms are a bit poorly maintained and are not cleaned properly. Next to this the airconditioning is really very loud and noisy.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Overall my stay dere was fantastic.everything was up to my expectations.

    Nothing at all.deres nothing bad about this hotel.

  • Single
    5.8

    Locations near China Town is excellent

    I stayed at this hotel last year and was very happy with an excellent room. This time, my room was tired and dowdy. The electronic key failed to work twice ( meaning trips back to reception, once with all my bags ) and the electric jug didn't work ( but was promptly replaced ). A hotel in need of a manager.

  • Single
    8.2

    Good value for money and well located. 5mins walk from the rapid KL station (which is 2 mins by train from KL Sentral). Room was very comfortable and clean

    Keep the door to the bathroom closed - mine had no air con and a gap between the window and the wall and I found a couple of insects that had flown in, but nothing to bother about and easy to deal with once the light is off they won't turn up. Nothing was in the main bedroom area. I'd still recomed the hotel if you get a good price for it.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Right in the heart of Chinatown. Walking distance to Monorail and LRT station.

    The bathroom sink has a big cracked. Although the room was clean a renovation in the bathroom would help make it looked less dingy. Breakfast buffet was horrible.

  • Couple
    8.2

    The helpful man at reception who acted as a guide and reccomended us places to go.

  • Couple
    4.2

    Staff was helpful, fighting against the odds. Location is good

    Where do I begin? Noisy fridge, aircon, shabby room and corridors (pictures on website/Booked.net show it 5 time as good as it is), semi-dark breakfast area. Plus we had a room which was connected to the next one by a no-noise-insulation door. We could smell the cigarette smoke from the next room and listen to the happy package tourists shouting all night. To the hotel staff's credit, they told them not not smoke in their rooms, but to no avail. In short, don't stay there. If this is the best option in Chinatown (we did not try others there) then don't stay in Chinatown. Far better value for money can be had in KLCC area.

  • Single
    6.2

    I think that I am good entirely except a breakfast menu. Do not need many dishes but need more idea.

How to reach hotel

hotel The 5 Elements Hotel - Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Lot 243, Jalan Sultan (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Get directions
City Center
  • Kuala Lumpur
    5000 ft
Train Stations
  • Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station
    2700 ft
  • Ampang Park Station
    1.9 mi
Restaurants
  • Johnny's Stall Corner (cuisine: Malaysian)
    200 ft
  • Restoran Seng Kee (cuisine: Malaysian)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    104

Hotel Awards

MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKuala LumpurThe 5 Elements Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Malaysia

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