9 capsule hotels in KL/Selangor

The world’s first capsule hotel opened its doors in Osaka, Japan, in 1979. Since then, their popularity around the world has increased and today, there is no shortage of capsule hotels in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Capsule hotels feature large numbers of small rooms or ‘pods’ providing cheap, basic accommodation for guests who do not require or cannot afford the services offered by more conventional hotels.

1. Capsule by Container Transit Hotel KLIA 2

Capsule by Container Transit Hotel offers accommodation (airside and landside) with male only, female only and mixed gender rooms available with single/double bed options based on 6 or 12-hour usage.

Location: KLIA 2


2. Riccarton Capsule Hotel

Single/double capsules are available at the Riccarton Capsule Hotel. All rooms come with flat-screen TV and free bicycle usage.

Location: Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur


3. Spaceship Capsule@Penguin Homes

All rooms here come with a fridge. Spaceship Capsule@Penguin Homes provides usage of an outdoor swimming pool.

Location: Dang Wangi, Kuala Lumpur


4. Capsule Town

Capsule Town hotel is situated in a busy location near Chinatown and comes with an on-site restaurant where guests may enjoy Asian cuisine.

Location: Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur


5. iO Hotel

Situated in downtown KL, iO Hotel has regular rooms as well as capsule acommodation.

Location: Pudu, Kuala Lumpur


6. TBS Rest & Go Transit Motel

At TBS Rest & Go Transit Motel, each air-conditioned capsule is fitted with an Android TV, a safe and shared locker storage. Bathroom facilities are shared.

Location: Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS), Kuala Lumpur


7. SPOT ON 89774 Sim Hotel Bukit Bintang

About 400m from Imbi Monorail Station, SPOT ON 89774 Sim Hotel is a good base from which to explore this part of the city.

Location: Pudu, Kuala Lumpur


8. UFO Capsule Hotel

UFO Capsule Hotel with 46 rooms is located about 200m from Imbi Monorail Station in the heart of the capital.

Location: Pudu, Kuala Lumpur

9. 21 Capsule Hotel

Next to Jalan Alor, 21 Capsule Hotel promises easy access to one of the city’s most popular streets.

Location: Jalan Alor, Kuala Lumpur


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