If you’re a freelancer, or constantly working on the go, it can get a little lonely working between your bedroom and your local café. But as flexible working is becoming more common, rentable working spaces are also on the rise. We’ve compiled a list of great co-working spaces to check out in KL and PJ.

Photo courtesy of Nook.
Photo courtesy of Nook.

Nook

Nook sounds just like its name – a small space, hidden away on a hilltop in busy Bangsar, overlooking greenery which just might inspire creativity on less productive days. The open space gets lots of natural light and they have a casual vibe. The benefits of working here include free tea and coffee and free parking.

Rates:
Monthly, no-contract plans: RM400
Daily drop in: RM50
10 day pass: RM450
Virtual office: RM80/month (for business addresses, mail handling & package acceptance)
Meeting room: RM40/hour (minimum 3 hours)

9, Jalan Riong, Off Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur | +603 2201 5781
Open 9am – 6pm on Weekdays (closed on public holidays).

 

Photo courtesy of White Space.
Photo courtesy of WhiteSpace.

WhiteSpace International

WhiteSpace’s office is clean, crisp and modern. Their serviced offices have a range of meeting rooms and even include the benefits of having a receptionist and courier service on hand. Prices range from about RM5 to RM339 depending on which kinds of packages you choose and they even have three branches for you to choose from (Mont Kiara, Bangsar and Puchong).

Rates:
Partner: RM 139/month (virtual office)
Professional: RM 239/month (virtual office + hot desking)
Premier: RM 339/month (full access to all services including serviced office facilities)

Mont Kiara (+603 6209 9988) Bangsar (+603 2297 3788) Puchong (+603 8073 7388). Open from 9am – 6pm on Weekdays.

 

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Photo courtesy of Paper + Toast

Paper + Toast

Paper + Toast can be accessed via KL monorail (Raja Chulan Station) and is split into two parts, office and café so you can always pop downstairs for a quick bite whenever you’re feeling hungry. The space features some of cute little cubicles as well as tables for groups. Paper + Toast also provide meeting rooms for all sorts of corporate events.

Rates:
Hot desk:
RM 8.50/hour;
RM 30/day;
RM 300/12 days (any 12 days within three months)
RM 500/month

Meeting rooms:
Small (6 people): 300/day
Large (12 – 14 people): 600/day

A-0-5 One Residency, 1 Jalan Nagasari, 50200 Kuala Lumpur | Contact: +603 2110 2441 / +603 2151 6278. Open Monday – Saturday, 8am – 8pm.

 

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Photo courtesy of Fluent Space

Fluent Space

Spacious and minimalistic with its bare concrete floors and quirky decor, Fluent Space has a great open concept which makes it ideal for brainstorming, workshops and talks. The place also includes several small meeting rooms. As well as their Kelana Jaya space, they will be opening one in TTDI in the near future. Prices are on request by emailing fluentspace@gmail.com

A-10-03, Plaza Taragon Kelana, No 3, Jalan SS 6/6, Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya | Contact: +603 7887 6620 / +6011 2058 2939 / +6012 281 1150
Open 9am – 7pm on Weekdays.

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Basecamp. Photo by Basecamp

Basecamp

Started by a venture development fund, Basecamp is aimed at entrepreneurs. From facilities such as a swimming pool to kitchen that comes with a cooking lady and office beanbags, this space might just make work feel like play. You can also tap into additional services such as an in-house business development team and photo studio. Maybe your next start-up will get launched here!

Rates:
Private office: From RM1500/month
Hot Desking: RM200/month
1 week free hot desking as a trial.

Block 1, Level 16, Unit 2, Pantai Panorama Condominium, Off Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, KL 59200 | Contact: +60 19 248 9417 / majavonsild@gmail.com

Open 24 hours, daily.

 

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Makespace. Photo by Makespace

Make Space

A haven for people who love working with their hands, Makespace hosts maker workshops and lots of daily events. This working space is great for anyone that’s planning to just chill out, work, run skill based workshops, pop up classes, talks and run events, because they have co-working rates and a performance stage that are both absolutely free of charge. Not to mention the 2 levels of huge modular space that can cater to most settings. Their rates are available upon request.

LG16, Quill City Mall, Exit Jalan Sultan Ismail, 55100 Kuala Lumpur | Contact: +603 2602 0501

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Sebelas. Photo by Air BNB

Sebelas 11

Sebelas is one of the most unique work spaces we’ve seen yet. The area is divided into three levels, the ground floor being the shared workspace and the first and second floors with rooms for guests to stay in (more on that here). The space includes a rooftop deck and a pool. Their location and rates are available on request.

Contact: +6017 363 8202 / +6016 311 4356. Open 10am – 7pm on weekdays, call to book appointment on weekends.

Research by Zoé Ng and Dhabitah Zainal.


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