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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Hotel Review : Pacific Regency Hotel Suites, Kuala Lumpur

This is a sponsored entry.

Perhaps this would be the first photo overloaded entry after blogging for years. 20 ++ photos n fact.

Photos speaks a million words. I believe that browsing through the photos, you would be in love with this hotel, one of the oldest hotel in KL. :)

- KL Tower and Pacific Regency Hotel Suites -

From the UberX ride we had, we went back to our hotel which located opposite KL Tower. We didn't noticed about it and our kind driver told us that there's a restaurant located at KL Tower as well, and their fine dining was good. Lovely aerial view of part KL from above.

- Pacific Regency Hotel Suites #PHRS (5 Star) -

Bets some of you would love to know how long it takes to walk to KLCC. It took us approximately 15 minutes to walk from PRHS to KLCC, and yes, we WALK from the hotel to KLCC, with the help of my iphone 5s maps.

- Pacific Regency Hotel Suites -

- Our Suites -

We do surprise with the spacious corridor, the spacious room and etc. Perfectly fine to us. :) Even though the hotel is a bit old, however, the hotel management had upgraded/ refurnish from one level to another to make guests feel comfortable while staying with them. :)

- The Pantry -

Complimentary drinks provided and how lovely is the room setting.

- The Bathroom -

A good bath after a long day will be a good thing to do. Both of us, Beverly and I took our sweet time and off we for our dinner and exploration the night at PRHS.

- Cristallo (Level 34) -

Weekdays 12.00pm to 3.00pm. Sunday to Thursday 6.00pm to 1.00am. 
Friday, Saturday and Eve of Public Holiday 6.00pm to 3.00am.

Cristallo serving western cuisine.

- Best view of Sunset -

Gorgeous table for two and heard that there are frequent proposal from man to his love one here! How can a girl resist?

- KL and Sunset -

It was definitely dreamy and it was my FIRST sunset view in KL @ 34th Floor. We stood there and it was breathtaking! Heart melted that day.

- Cristallo -

Dining here would be the best thing ever.

- Soi 23 @ Level 23 -

7.00am - 11.00pm daily.

Soi 23 serving modern Thai cuisine.

We had our breakfast and dinner here and it was satisfying, the dessert was delicious too.

- Buffet Breakfast -

Greet by PRHS lovely staffs and we had a good breakfast that morning and before checking out!

- Soi 23 @ Level 23 -

- Cheese and crackers -

Just to let you know, it reminds me a lot of my university duration, cheese and crackers for breakfast back then in UK.

- Set Dinner -

Beverly had set dinner includes appetizer (Vietnamese spring rolls), main dish (as above) and dessert (cheese cake). 

While I had Thai style fried pasta seafood, delicious and generous portion served.

- Pavlova with mango sauce -

There's always a space for dessert. I love Pavlova!

Dinner was great and we had a short walk at Luna Chill Out Bar after our meal.

- Swimming Pool and Luna Chill Out Bar @ Level 34 -

Monday - Thursday 11.00am to 1.00am. Friday, Saturday and Eve of Public Holidays 11.00am to 3.00am. 
Sunday and Public Holidays 11.00am to 1.00am.

PRHS was the first hotel which have the rooftop swimming pool and bar concept. Luna Bar would be so pack at weekends. 

Furthermore, private parties often held at Luna Bar as well. We were lucky to experience a bit of the private party that will be held later that night. Partying beside the pool. It was just WOW!

- Swimming Pool and Luna Chill Out Bar @ Level 34 -

- Swimming Pool and Luna Chill Out Bar @ Level 34 -

Luna Bar at evening.

- Swimming Pool and Luna Chill Out Bar @ Level 34 -

Luna Bar at night.

- Swimming Pool and Luna Chill Out Bar @ Level 34 -

The view of the rooftop swimming pool from Luna Bar's mezzanine.

- Swimming Pool and Luna Chill Out Bar @ Level 34 -

DJ invited for the private pool party.

- Swimming Pool and Luna Chill Out Bar @ Level 34 -

Had a quick shot from Level 34 at night. The lights of KL City.

- Swimming Pool and Luna Chill Out Bar @ Level 34 -

- Swimming Pool and Luna Chill Out Bar @ Level 34 -

- With KL as Backdrop -

Staying with PRHS was a great experience and it will be one of the hotel that I would recommend to friends and family. Convenient and safe area for leisure vacation seekers. :)


Location : 
Jalan Punchak, Off Jalan P. Ramlee,
50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Contact No.
+603 2332 7777

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Jalan-Jalan Cultural! @ Central Market & Petaling Street 茨厂街, Kuala Lumpur (#KL)

Had our simple breakfast at Pacific Express Hotel and that's the way to start a brand new day! 

So, both of us, Beverly and I had a good morning walk from the hotel to China Town Walk, which located behind our hotel (The blue building is Central Market).

- China Town Walk @ Laluan Pekan Cina -

It was officially my first stroll at that area, never knew that the design of those buildings was influenced by the Chinese culture back then. :) I do love heritage, without them, there's no today.

- Laluan Kasturi/ Kasturi Walk -

Where Central Market hawker stall located! Central Market can be classified as one of the place where crowd would be.

- Laluan Kasturi -

WAU symbol. One of the sign which symbolized the culture of Malaysia. :)

- Cultural Walk -

Just like what I have mentioned, culture is important and representing the nation today.

- China Town Walk @ Laluan Pekan Cina -

Random us, doing random stuffs!

- Sun Ray -

Love this shot, the morning sun ray.

I love being a tourist, and most of the time they treated me as one and wait until they knew I could speak Malay, they were surprised! haha :D

Just bare in mind, not everyone are nice, just be extra careful when we passes by the alleys and pick who to speak to!

- At the crossroad -

- At the Crossroad -

It took us less than 10 minutes for those who knew the way to Petaling Street. We were on a mission to find my mom requested cookies from one of the coffee shop, unfortunately it was under construction that day. :(

They named it as 鸡蛋糕 Egg Cake!

- Petaling Street 茨厂街 -

It was so long since the last visit, my parents normally comes here for the famous ROASTED DUCK!

- Mua Chi -

I am not a fan of peanuts, but I like the soft gummy texture of mua chi. Beverly bought one box for a try!

- Kam Lin Kei 金莲记 -

This restaurant has been well known with their Hokkein Mee! I love Hokkien mee! Never had the original one from here, but I had them at their Lot 10 HuTong food court. Delicious!

- Local Food Stalls -

Morning, there are varieties for us to choose from the first stall to the last. I bought fried radish for a try. The local Malaysian way. :)

- Girlie Snap -

The last snap before we walk back to our hotel for check-out!

That's all!

Location :
Petaling Street, Central Market & Jalan Kasturi.

Sponsored Stay :
Pacific Express Hotel

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Exploring Central Market with Pacific Express Hotel! @Kuala Lumpur

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It tooks 8 to 10 minutes walking distance from Pasar Seni LRT or Masjid Jamek LRT to reach the first hotel of our short trip down to KL.

It was my first staying at Central Market area and we had a great experience there.

- The Room - Standard -

First, check-in and handed them RM50.00 as refundable deposit upon check-out.

The room was clean and comfortable and moreover the building was newly refurnished and completed last year! The modernise and compact design do suits activist travellers as well. Who doesn't want a comfy bed for a good night sleep before starting a new day?

- Access Card -

We stayed at the 7th Floor. I love the mug of Pacific Express Hotel. :) Coffee was ringing my mind that time. Assistance by Pacific Express crew was good and security was good too, although checking in might not the best experience ever.

- Complimentary Drinks -

With this technology era, internet is a priority to all ages and there goes for Pacific Express too! We have 24 hours free internet access, in case we can't, just contact the reception, they will be happy to assist!

- The Washroom -

Amenities such as hair dryer and deluge rain showers (I LOVE THIS!) are included, whereby we do not have to worry that we need to soak with our wet hair!

- The Room -

Lovely couch and comfortable bed and pillows, I miss that bed.

- Full Body Mirror -

This is fabulous to let us decide what to wear and dressed nicely. :)  Just to let you know, robs and in house safe box were left behind the mirror, which happens to be a dressing cupboard as well.

- The Minibar and Desk -

- The Room * credit to #Saturdate * -

So I was standing there and we can determine how spacious the hotel room is. :)

- Rooftop Swimming Pool -

Pacific Express Hotel, which ideally located in the heart of downtown KL, how does it fee while enjoying the view from the top of the building?

- Gym Room -

- Gym Room -

Equip with basic gym facilities, we might need a run after a full day meal in KL. *Sweat*

- The faces of Kuala Lumpur -

Should I say it is the original KL's face?

The said Pacific Express Hotel was once HSBC Bank, which they had renovated in to this 4 Star Hotel currently.

The convenient and affordable Pacific Express Hotel allow us to have a short walking distance to the iconic place of interest such as Central Market (it's behind the hotel), Masjid India Bazaar, Chinatown, Merdeka Square, asjid Jamek and even, the National Mosque.

- Breakfast @ Uncle Lim's -

- Breakfast @ Uncle Lim's -

There were limited choice from Uncle Lim's, however the limits are delicious with local and western delis. Something I love about Uncle Lim's, there coffee was good!

- Limousine and Taxi Charges -

- Pacific Express Hotel (Central Market) -

- Pacific Express Hotel (Central Market) -

The exterior of city hotel and us.

- Pacific Express Hotel (Central Market) -

We are quite satisfied with our stay in Pacific Express Hotel. In fact, walking out alone may not be a wise choice during the night, do bring along a few more friends if we decide to explore KL.

Travellers who love exotic and culture (cultural seeker), may love to stay with Pacific Express Hotel. For me, understanding and getting the original local culture are important and should I say, I love the vintage China Town Walk around that area. :)

Website :
Pacific Express Hotel (4 Star)

Accessibility : (Budget and convenient)
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) - KL Sentral - Pasar Seni/ Masjid Jamek via LRT

Location :
Jalan Hang Kasturi, 50050 Kuala Lumpur,
Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
GPS: 3°08'48.2"N 101°41'44.6"E
Tel : +603 2022 6888

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