Review: Grand Millennium Hotel KL Malaysia

Grand Millennium Hotel in Malaysia is located at 160 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Malaysia 55100.

Bukit Bintang is Kuala Lumpur’s commercial and entertainment district, you can find numerous shopping mall along the area also coined as the Bintang Walk.

If you want to be at the center of the action, this is the hotel for you. To get here, take the KL Sentral Titiwangsa Line and alight at Bukit Bintang station.

An overnight stay ranges from 446-883 MYR exclusive of service charge and 6% GST.

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The Kuala Lumpur Tower

Since it is my second time in Malaysia, I wanted to explore attractions that I’ve never been into and found the KL Tower in Jalan P Ramlee, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Kuala Lumpur tower is used mainly for communication purposes however there are activities that you can do here. You can almost see it from the Petronas Twin Towers that you thought you can just walk to get there. However, it is not advisable to do so as there were no streets that you can walk to. Glad we took a cab!

Aside from the Observation Deck that we planned to go, they also offer open deck, eco tour, blue coral aquarium, f1 simulation, X D theater, megaview banquet deck that can host parties, meetings, weddings, etc. and a revolving restaurant.

Attraction rates as of December 2016 are below:

Observation Deck
Normal Price :
Adult – RM 52
Child – RM 31

Open Deck (13 years & above)
Normal Price – RM 105

They also have combo ticket prices to choose from. Operating hours at 9:00am until 10:00pm.

Revolving restaurant or Atmosphere 360 offers lunch buffet in two sessions 11:30am-1pm & 1:30pm-3pm, tea at 3:30pm-5:30pm and dinner buffet in two sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm & 9pm-11pm daily from Monday to Sunday.

Lunch rate for adult is RM 97.10 Nett while dinner rate for adult is RM 218.30 Nett.

Kuala Lumpur Tower

It was an uphill climb to get there.

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Review: Traders Hotel KLCC Malaysia

Traders Hotel in Malaysia is located at Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur.

If you want a view of Petronas Twin Tower at the convenience of your bedroom and walking distance to Suria KLCC shopping mall then, this is the right hotel for you.

The hotel has a lot to offer for your every need: 24-hour Business Centre, 24-hour Health Club, Conference facilities, 2 Restaurants, and the award-winning Sky Bar to name a few.

An overnight stay ranges from 400-900 MYR exclusive of service charge and 6% GST.

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Batu Caves Malaysia

Since our time is limited, we opted to ride a cab/teksi from Gombak station rather than taking the Go Genting bus, which costs 60 MYR so if there’s 3 of you, that’s 20 MYR each.

And because we don’t want to waste a precious time, we also asked our cab/teksi driver to take us to Batu Caves, which is a 45-minutes drive from Genting Highlands, for another 60 MYR.

We also told him to wait for us after climbing the 272 steps to magnificent Batu Caves and take us back to Gombak station for 20 MYR.

How to get here without taking a cab/teksi? See it here.

Some Tips:

  • Much better to go here early in the morning or maybe late afternoon because its freaking hot at noon, my friend almost collapsed
  • If cannot be avoided, bring something to cover you up like umbrella or hat
  • Bring lots of water or refreshments
  • And towel to make you dry
  • Also you can encounter monkeys on your way up and down, so look after your belongings
So excited! My friend and I are teasing who's gonna reach the top first.

So excited! My friend and I are teasing who’s gonna reach the top first.

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Genting Highlands Malaysia

One of the places you can go in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia is the Genting Highlands. Located in Pahang, Malaysia, it is described as the Sentosa of Singapore.

I’ve read there’s a lot of activities you can do here. However I was dismayed, since the theme park was put under construction this year and will not be finished until 2016, we had nothing to do.

We just went inside the hotels but also got dismayed maybe because I was expecting more, You know that I’ve been to Macau’s hotels and casinos, that is why I hate setting standards. LOL.

How to get here? Please see my post.

Normally, you have to take the Go Genting bus however, because the bus is leaving after an hour when we arrived at the station, we just opted to take a private cab/teksi for 60 MYR good for 3 persons max. So if you are in a hurry, would like a half travel time of taking a bus, and would like to have a private tour going to Genting Highlands then this one is for you. You can stop by the Chocolate Gallery and Strawberry Farm on your way to Genting Highlands.

*You may opt to take the Genting Skyway cable car and the Go Genting bus on your way back however on our part, we talked to Mr. Fauzi, our teksi driver to also take us to Batu Caves for another 60 MYR, which I will be posting soon. 🙂

The Chocolate Gallery

The Chocolate Gallery entrance.

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1-Day Itinerary: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Here it is, the supposedly 2-day itinerary trip squeezed in a day. Whew!

7 am – Wake up call

8 am – Free breakfast at the hotel

9 am – Hotel check out

10 am – Genting Highlands
How to get here:

  • Take the Go Genting bus, that costs 9.04 MYR at Gombak station. There is also terminals located at Pudu Sentral, KL Sentral, One Utama, and Hentian Kajang. Since the Gombak terminal is the nearest we just opted to go there by rail station.
  • Follow the signs leading to Go Genting bus station, buy ticket, and it will drop you off at the Genting Skyway cable car near the Chocolate Gallery, which you can also visit and buy various flavors of chocolate, with one hour of travel time.
  • Ride the Genting Skyway cable car at 6 MYR for a single trip and 12 MYR for a round trip.

*You can go take the same route going back.
Note: Theme park is currently under construction until 2016.

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Mesmerizing Malaysia

It is my birth month and I chose to celebrate it out of the country. Together with my travel buddy we conquered Malaysia for two days.

So here’s the plan, we’ll be visiting Legoland, Genting Highlands, and Batu Caves plus the famous Bukit Bintang walk. However, because I was so busy with work I wasn’t able to do an in-depth research about our itinerary especially going to Legoland Malaysia.

That is why our first day was such a waste, I didn’t know that Legoland was so far away from Kuala Lumpur. We traveled almost nine hours from KLCC to Johor Bahru and back. Well, lesson learned! Always always ask how many minutes or hours is the travel time which I failed to ask after buying a bus ticket going to Johor.

For those who would like to know how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Legoland:

  • Take the railway going to Bandar Tasik Selatan station and look for TBS or Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, alternatively you can go to Pudu Sentral terminal
  • Buy a bus ticket which cost 34.30 MYR
  • A 4-5 hours travel time before reaching Larkin Sentral
  • At Larkin Sentral you can see shuttle bus of Legoland (Bus # LM1) every thirty minutes between 9:00 am and midday. Return buses will run from Legoland to Larkin from 4:00 pm until 6:30pm from Sunday to Friday. On Saturdays, school holidays and public holidays they will run until 8:30pm. Each round trip will cost RM12

*My two cents: leave early and better if you book for a place to stay overnight because it’s kinda tiring, really.

Indeed, that’s the downside of DIY traveling. I will be posting our 1-day itinerary in Malaysia, which is supposedly a 2-day itinerary but because our first day was an epic fail we squeezed everything for a day and it was a success. Haha.

Grand Hyatt

The Grand Hyatt, just in front of our hotel.

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