A part of the old Kuala Lumpur and the modern Kuala Lumpur, that is one would describe about THE KUALA LUMPUR JOURNAL (THE KL JOURNAL), a new boutique hotel, located in the neighbourhoods off Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur's main shopping and entertainment enclave.  
One look from the outside, THE KL JOURNAL, looks like any other hotels around Kuala Lumpur but one will be suprise when one step into the hotel itself. Modern but still with elements of the past. 

IFTAR (break fast after the sunset sets during maghrib prayers) is a religious practice during Ramadhan, a fasting month only happens once a year. KEDAI KOPI JOURNAL, located on the Ground Floor, is the hotel coffee house lounge, has prepare a special iftar set menu, this coming Ramadhan, with authentic home-cooked menu to share with friends and family during break fast. 

'Tiffin' inspired will consist of two set menus, will showcased from May 28 to June 24, 2017. Priced at RM298 nett per set, with serving for 5 persons. 

"The idea behind this iftar, is to create a homely approach to breaking f fast as many people are always getting stuck in traffic, and are looking for home -style concepts to enjoy", quipped Chef Teng. 

10 to 11 June 2017 
Saturday & Sunday
11.00 am to 6.00pm

Comprising of local merchants, with products display including apparels for women, men and children, accessories including jewelry, headscarves, bags and footwear, skin and body care products including beauty products, home decor, gifts, and homemade food goods including Raya cookies, cakes and gift hampers. 

"This is an inaugural event for the hotel and we are excited to see if this blossoms into something that can be curated on a yearly basis", said Sharmila Rajeswara, Director of Marcom. 

The Kuala Lumpur Journal, a new concept boutique hotel has just opened for business in the city centre. Nestled in one of the last few hidden neighbourhoods within the shopping and entertainment enclave of Bukit Bintang, this 12 storey property comprises a mix of 117 deluxe twin and king rooms; plus exclusive Journal Suites. Infused with distinct local flavour, The Journal appeals to a new generation of independent travellers with a taste for authentic experiences and modern amenities. All rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, ergonomic mattresses, high thread-count sheets, a power shower and great plugged-in connectivity for all mobile devices, wireless Bluetooth connection to a high quality audio stereo system and 40 inch flat screen TVs with HDMI cables and USB charge ports. On offer are king and twin deluxe rooms plus eight designer corner suites. All rooms feature inspiring black and white portraits of KL Street life and architecture; specially commissioned by The KLJournal. 

In an effort to help hotel guests discover KL in authentic way, The KL Journal has also curated its own insider guide to the city with handpicked suggestions on how to experience the surrounding neighbourhood and KL city like a local. The intention is to encourage guests to create their own personal travelogues of special experiences in KL that they'll want to bookmark. 

Other hotel highlights include Worker's Union on Level 1, a creative communal area designed for work and play with a flexible open plan layout. Here guests can set up their mobile work stations or opt for one of the breakout meeting rooms that feature quirky graphic wall art and installation pieces. Everything opens out onto a large green terrace with weather-beaten tbales and comfy lounge seating for relaxed after hours conversation and to unwind as the twilight hits the city. 

In line with keeping things simple, the hotel has one main dining restaurant, The Kedai Kopi Journal which resonates a little of the old school coffee shop meets modern chic, features a daily breakfast spread which includes freshly baked breads and pastries churned out daily from its pastry studio and a classic menu of east meets west, focusing predominately on Asian flavours for both lunch and dinner. 

Other amenities include a rooftop saltwater infinity pool with a great vista of the city particularly at twilight and a small gym for hotel guests. 

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