Hotel Review: Tune Hotels – Kuala Lumpur (the low-cost airline of budget hotels)

Tune Hotels - Kuala Lumpur

Hotel Name: Tune Hotel – Downtown Kuala Lumpur
Address: 316 Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Golden Triangle, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tune is a budget hotel chain from Malaysia. This hotel group is connected to AirAsia, so it has a similar pay for what you use pricing system like a low cost airline. It is similar to easyHotel, which is related to easyJet.

Tune Hotel – Downtown Kuala Lumpur

Just like a low cost airline, the price you pay depends on when you book the room. The earlier you book the cheaper the room will be. There are also the occasional crazy special offers such as rooms for 1 MYR. The best chance to get such a deal is by registering for the email newsletter.

I stayed at the Tune Hotel – Downtown Kuala Lumpur. It’s close to the Tuanku Monorail station, which terminates at KL Sentral LRT station for airport connections.

The rooms are clean and modern, and I was surprised at how much space was in the room. I had imagined it might have been a small box, like some kind of luxury flop house.

The beds are quality as well. The beds are advertised as:

High quality King Coil spring mattress beds with pillows, pillowcases, bed sheets and 250-thread count duvets.

After sleeping on some soggy guesthouse mattresses I really noticed the difference here.

Tune Hotel Bed
[Tune Hotel Bed]

I have always thought that the daily changing of sheets at hotels was unnecessarily wasteful. So I was happy to see this note on the bed.

Optional Linen Change

Reducing their laundry bill is another way they are reducing costs, but I like how they remind you that it’s the environmentally friendly thing to do.

When booking your room you can select optional extras such as:

Air Conditioning
Towel Rental + Free Essentials toiletries kit
Wireless Internet Access

and that old favourite add-on of the low cost airlines: Travel insurance.

Each room has a ceiling fan, which I prefer over air conditioning anyway. I didn’t buy any extras when I booked, but I did end up buying internet credit when I was there.

Tune Hotel Bathroom
[Tune Hotel Bathroom]

Book the Tune Hotel – Downtown Kuala Lumpur online or search for more hotels in KL. If you are new to KL read up on which area to stay.

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