Welcome To Kuala Lumpur
Welcome to InterContinental Kuala Lumpur! Rich in its cultural heritage, we invite you to explore Kuala Lumpur as the city unfolds its historic influences and diversified traditions and customs. For quick tips, browse through our handy guides for useful information.
Located along Jalan Ampang, the hotel is nestled in the business and commercial district. Just 55-minute by car from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and 10-minute walk to the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur is the perfect choice for business or leisure. The hotel has direct access to public transportations. The Ampang Park Light Railway Transit Station is located next to the hotel and buses stop at the station in front of the building.
Start off the day with a morning jog in the recreational park at Kuala Lumpur City Centre. Walk around the lake, pass the Petronas Twin Towers to Jalan Ampang, you will see a 24-hour Muslim restaurant called Pelita that serves delicious curry and briyani. Order a steaming hot teh-tarik with roti canai and fish curry. If you don’t like it spicy, then ask for roti canai with egg. It’s the best Malaysian breakfast you can ever have. After this, it’s time for breathtaking view of the city and its skyline. Get your tickets early and take a trip to the Sky Bridge at the twin towers. With a height of 452 meters, the Petronas Twin Towers is one of the world’s tallest buildings. Built in 1998, it has 88 floors and inspired by Islamic Architecture and designed by Cesar Pelli. The towers feature the world’s highest 2-storey sky bridge at the 41st and 42nd level. After this mesmerizing visit, take a stroll back to the hotel. Opposite the InterContinental Kuala Lumpur is Ampang Park, the oldest shopping complex in the city. Here, you will enjoy shopping for traditional Malay dresses and batik shirts.
Take a taxi to the Central Market. Established in 1888, the Central Market offers a world of Malaysian heritage and culture. It boasts distinguished features of 1930’s art deco style building. It houses 228 unique shops and it is the largest Malaysian arts and crafts centre. It was formerly built as Kuala Lumpur’s wet market and belonged to a rich businessman, Yap Ah Loy. This is the place to get everything you need from souvenirs to local dried food items. By the way, the Central Market has a famous kopitiam shop and the toasted bread topped with butter and kaya (jam made of coconut milk, eggs, sugar and vanilla) is so scrumptious.
To end your evening, take a slow walk to the Saloma Theatre Restaurant. Located within the vicinity of the Malaysia Tourism Centre, it is the ideal restaurant to savour the rich variety of local fare, discover traditional customs and must-see entertainment of Malaysia. The grandeur of yesteryears never fades away as nostalgic moments of the 60’s aer brought to you while you dine on authentic Malay cuisine. The restaurant celebrates the life of the famous Malaysian singer and actress Saloma, who captured the hearts of millions of Malaysians some four decades ago. One can also find Saloma’s very own Spice Garden featuring an interesting walk through various types of Malaysian aromatic herbs and plants that promise to spice up your dishes.
- 165 Jalan Ampang
- Kuala Lumpur , 50450
- Front Desk +60-3-21611111
Distance 61.9 KM / 38.46 MI SOUTH to Hotel
Taxi Charge (one way): RM80.00 (MYR)
Time by taxi: 55 minutes
Train Charge (one way): RM35.00 (MYR)
Ferry Charge (one way): RM0.00 (MYR)
Drive on KLIA Extension Highway, take the ramp onto North-South Highway middle connection, slight left to Lingkaran Putrajaya, take the ramp onto KL-Putrajaya Highway, exit to Jalan Tun Razak, take the ramp onto Jalan Ampang, the hotel will be on the left
Station Name: KL Sentral Railway Station
Distance 9.9 KM / 6.15 MI NORTH EAST to Hotel
Taxi Fee From Train Station: RM0.00 (MYR)
Head on Jalan Stesyen Sentral toward Jalan Stesyen Sentral 4, slight left onto Jalan Damansara, continue onto Lebuhraya Mahameru, continue onto Jalan Tun Razak, turn right onto Jalan Ampang, the hotel will be on the right
Subway Name: Ampang Park
Distance 0.1 KM / 0.06 MI SOUTH WEST to Hotel
Taxi Fee From Subway Station: RM0.00 (MYR)
- The Hotel Basement carpark is not under the direct operations of the hotel and is managed by a third party, KPH Management Sdn Bhd. As such, the hotel will not be held liable for any loss or damage incurred. Complimentary self car parking is available for registered in house guest only. Valet parking is available at RM25.00 per entry.
- Valet Parking Available: RM30.00 (MYR)
- Valet Parking Available
- Controlled Access Gates to Parking
- Parking Area Equipped with Lights
Express Rail Link (ERL) is available from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). You can alight at KL Sentral station, then transit to Putra LRT and get off at Ampang Park station. For alternative, the airport taxi service is available 24 hours a day.