Archive for the 'Accommodation' Category

Aug 02 2012

Review: Sekeping Serendah Retreat

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The mud shed's minimal but arty lounge

Most who want to experience the dense jungles of Malaysia gravitate towards Taman Negara, claimed to be the world’s oldest tropical rainforest. But if time doesn’t permit the long journey from Kuala Lumpur, you can still retreat to jungle at Sekeping Serendah. Located an hour north of Kuala Lumpur, Sekeping Serendah is privately owned and … read the full post

Jun 27 2012

Review: KLIA-LCCT Tune Hotel

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A Tune That Sings To Your Budget

Going through a long layover in Kuala Lumpur? If you’re on a budget and looking for somewhere to crash during your transfer or before a flight, Tune Hotel may be a good bet. With more than 220 regular double rooms and a couple of wheelchair-friendly ones, this six-storey building is easily sighted from the LCCT … read the full post

Nov 13 2011

Kuala Lumpur hostel Reggae Mansion’s controversial guest policy

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To succeed, all businesses must identify who their target market is. For a hotel or guesthouse, that means deciding who the likely clientele will be. Often the whole business strategy is based around a particular demographic niche. By necessity, going after one group of people involves ignoring or even excluding other potential customers. A luxury … read the full post

Jun 17 2011

Tengkat Tong Shin: Kuala Lumpur’s best hub for independent travellers

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For a city that sees as many young independent travellers as Kuala Lumpur, it is peculiar how few services have sprung up to serve their needs. Compare the situation with Bangkok say, which has a whole travel industry centred on backpackers, and more recently flashpackers too. While KL might not want the fully fledged Khao … read the full post