Riccarton Capsule Hotel @ Wisma Q Tititwangsa Kuala Lumpur

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 0 Comments A+ a-

I came to know about Capsule Hotel in Facebook page recently and it does make me so curious to find out more about their hotel concept. We actually passing by this place every morning on our way to work at Jalan Pahang. Wisma Q is located at Persiaran Titiwangsa, facing on the main road. Right Opposite is the Shell station and Mcdonalds.

Riccarton Capsule Hotel just opened last Saturday on 1 April 2017 and Designing capsule rooms come from its location surrounded by Malaysia's main hospital (such as IJN, HKL and Tawakal) and city centre. Riccarton Capsule Hotel also provides standard and family rooms for those family members coming from other state to visit their loved ones who have been hospitalized giving them convenience to stay nearby and also still affordable to them.

Riccarton Capsule Hotel is inspired by a minimalistic type of hotel developed in Japan, with the main purpose of giving guests an economical, simple and convenient alternative to overnight accommodation options in the city. This modern space age living concept is the first of its kind in Malaysia and aims to serve guests who need a comfortable place to stay, without the expensive additional amenities which are included in most hotel room prices.

The lockers are to place your shoes when you enter this premises.  All inhouse guest will be given a pair of slippers for them during the stay.

The check in process is straight forward and quick. The friendly and helpful staff are there to guide you. Just follow this steps.-

1. Check In- Upon payment, you will receive a locker key and your capsule unit number

2. Remove your shoes and wear inhouse slippers.

3. Put your belongings in to the lockers provided.

4. Advisable to take shower before entering the capsule.

5. Keep silent inside capsule. No food is allowed.

6. Check Out - Just return the room card and TV remote to the front desk.

Upon check in, hotel guest will be given a small bag consist of towel, slippers and a remote control.

Luggage Lockers
Every guest will be provided a complimentary luggage locker to store their baggage safely without crowding their capsule room. The luggage lockers are installed with electronic security locks to keep your personal belongings safe and sound. Just use the room card to scan and open the locker. There are also CCTVs monitoring the lockers to safeguard your property.

Common washroom is separated - Male and Female. Female washroom comes with additional changing room. Feel free to use the drinking water machine

Showers and toilets are a shared facility at the capsule hotel. Comes in modern design with environmental-friendly features. All guests are provided a complimentary toiletries kit which contains a toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo and soap. **The toiletries does not apply for Capsule guest and only applicable for Deluxe room stay.

Now, Let's get ready to explore these unique Capsules
Photo credit to Riccarton Capsule Hotel FB 
This is the back angle. On the 1st and 2nd floor, there are 104 Capsules in total.(52 Capsules in each floor) You can use the small steps to climb up if you choose the upper level.

The Capsules are cozy. The room card is use to enter own Capsule,just scan and the Capsule will open. Insert card to on the lights and air conditioning. Each capsule is 4 feet wide and 8 feet long, with smooth finishing to provide guests a comfortable space to get cozy. It is made of high quality fireproof material with an aerospace design. Despite its size, the capsule is equipped with a set of mattress, pillow and blanket, and has air conditioning ventilation, a smart TV, WiFi, make up mirror, panic button, night safe, smoke detector and other electronic amenities. There is an electronic hotel card reader installed on the capsule door to ensure complete safety while you sleep. For additional security, the walkways are monitored by CCTVs.
No Smoking! That's the important house rules. Besides, you also need to be silent, No littering, No phone zone, No Food and Shower first before entering the capsules. Every Capsules will be sanitize and clean daily. Keeping the place clean and hygienic all the time.

This capsule room surely make your stay a fun and memorable one! I am excited to experience it too!

Capsule from another angle.

Just insert the room card, adjust the lights for reading / sleep mode, air cond temperature and etc. The blue lights gives me a cooling feeling inside and relaxing atmosphere.

This Capsule is pretty cool. Love the concept and just touch the function button to control the lights and air conds. Easy to use and so convenient. Relaxing Capsule with comfy pillow provided

Local channels is available and you can select the channel using the remote control given. WIFI is available all the time, so you can surf net, Facebook, view Youtube and etc.You will never get bored.

Additional door lock for your safety purpose

Next ,we check on the slightly bigger Capsule that can fit in one couples with an infant/ child. The Capsule also with same amenities ranging from lights dimmers, door lock, air conditioning adjustment buttons, a small safe box to keep your belongings and one charger port. There are also a small fire extinguisher and fire alarm installed for your safety purpose. Larger TV screen with USB port available. Perfect stay for a small family

Common Work Desk Area with WiFi. Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure, you can utilize the work desk area with complimentary WiFi connection to make the most of your time at the hotel. Complete with cozy chairs and well lit, this quiet area provides multiple universal plug and USB power points for you to charge your electronic devices while you work or surf the internet. We also offer digital printing services upon request.

Besides that, there is also iron and ironing board for guest to use.
Besides Capsules, you can also choose to stay at their different types of rooms. From Standard to Family Room, guest can book for their convenience stay here. The hotel room are located at Level 3 and 4.

This is the Spacious Suites Room with comfortable king sized bed

The Jacuzzi bathtub looks good and separated with the showers.
Impressive Family Room with Large LED TV. It gives me a cozy feel and relaxing atmosphere inside.

Standard Rooms are equipped with high quality beds, mattresses, bed sheets, and pillows to ensure you get a restful night’s sleep.The rooms facing the main road have thicker glass panels to maximize noise reduction from the outside, to ensure you get peace and quiet during your stay. All Standard Room doors are installed with exceptional lock systems for your security and to protect your privacy. Simple and yet comfortable room for a short stay. It does comes with a chiller, kettle, coffee and tea making facilities too.

There is also a function room complete with projector setup. You can make early reservation to arrange for your meeting or company function.

Free shuttle van to the three hospitals (HKL,Tawakal and IJN), KLCC and PWTC. Shuttle service can be arrange for Airport pickup too.

Definitely great to have this Capsule Hotel in Kuala Lumpur area. Riccarton Capsule Hotel is clean, pleasant and comfortable place to stay, complete with top-notch services and facilities.Come and experience it yourself with affordable accommodation rate and convenient for guest to move around.

Riccarton Capsule Hotel
No.G-1,Wisma Q Titiwangsa,Persiaran Titiwangsa 1,
Jalan Pahang
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tel :03-4031 5000

Room Rate : From RM 75

Email : enquiry@riccarton.com.my

Facebook ; https://www.facebook.com/pg/riccartoncapsulehotel/about/?ref=page_internal
(Look for more updates here to check on their roof garden cafe and laundry area that will be up soon at the top floor which overseas KL view) and yes more upcoming Capsules hotel that will be coming soon. Stay tuned!