Jalan Alor is a famous street in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, also known as the Food Street. If you have decided to stay there, finding budget hotels at Jalan Alor is not hard to do. There are many of them to choose from.
It is also a great base in order to see lots of other attractions Kuala Lumpur has to offer. Not only are there lots of shops and restaurants nearby as well as shopping malls but it is near the famous Petronas Twin Towers with its 88 stories, as featured in the Entrapment movie with Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
There are no shortages of budget hotels at Jalan Alor and most are boutique style hotels or guest houses. Many of the hotels you will find on Food Street have between one and three star rating. It’s important that the hotel is safe and as Jalan Alor is a noisy place at every hour, make sure your room is as quiet as possible. Maybe you will find a hotel with a courtyard and you can request a room on the ‘quiet side’.
Budget hotels at Jalan Alor can be found online, either with a travel site like www.expedia.com or www.tripadvisor.com. Tripadvisor is a good site for you to choose a hotel in the budget class as it has a five star system that helps you to find out more about the hotel. Every hotel also has visitor reviews and there are other categories like value, sleep quality, cleanliness, etc. which has separate star ratings. Also like Amazon’s star ratings, they have a rating from terrible to excellent.
If you do your research on a site like tripadvisor, you can then check whether you can find better rates elsewhere. Also, your local travel agent might be able to help and give general advice as well.