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* Tune Hotels, 316 Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman. (Monorail: Medan Tuanku) – affiliated with AirAsia and provides cheap rooms from RM9.99 if booked few months ahead, otherwise walk-in rates about RM90. Following the no-frills concept, there are additional charges for air-con, towels and toiletries, and no in-room TVs. American fast-food restaurant Subway also available inside.
* City Park Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 46, Lorong Haji Hussein Satu, Off Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz has 128 rooms, some smoking, some non-smoking. Rates from RM90 for standard room.
* Hostel Cosmopolitan, 4th Floor, 73 & 75, Jalan Haji Hussein (50m from Chow Kit monorail station), ☎ +60-(0)12-2689305 (email@example.com). Opened in April 2007, backpacker hostel that only accepts foreigners. Free breakfast & free internet/Wi-Fi 24 hours. Air-con dorm beds from RM24, fan dorm RM20, single room RM50, double/twin room RM75.
* Wira Hotel, 123 Jalan Thamboosamy. Tel: +60-3-40423333 Rates from RM110 for a standard room.
* Brisdale Hotel, 65, Jalan Haji Hussein, Off Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman. Tel: 60-3-26948833 – Three-star hotel in Chow Kit. Rooms from RM120.
* Citin Hotel Masjid Jamek, No. 7, Seksyen 33, corner of Jalan Melayu/Jalan Masjid India (1 min to LRT Masjid Jamek), ☎ +60-3-26932999. Opened October 2009 smack dab in the middle of the bazaar, offers small but surprisingly slick, quiet and sparkling clean rooms. Aircon, free wifi/breakfast. From RM115.
* City Villa Hotel, Jalan Haji Hussein, off Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman. 3-star hotel in Chow Kit. Close to te nightly food market. Rooms from RM110.
* Grand Seasons Hotel, Jalan Pahang (basically same road as Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman). 4-star hotel with excellent facilities. rates from RM200. 2 minutes walk from Chow Kit monorail station.
* Leo Palace Hotel, Jalan Ramat, off Jalan Ipoh, tel. 60-3 -4043 5555. Slightly above average budget hotel, 5 min walk to monorail/Putra WTC. Rooms from RM123.
* Quality Hotel City Centre, Jalan Raja Laut. Tel: +60-3-26939233. Fax: +60-3-26939634 – Member of Choice Hotels International, this 250-room hotel is more than decent for its price. Room rates online start at RM168. Attention with online-bookings: At Checkout the Reception easily ‘forgets’ to deduct the 10% deposit fee !