1. Alila Bangsar
Set high above Kuala Lumpur’s vibrant Bangsar district, Alila Bangsar is a unique urban retreat that blends relaxing accommodation with a lively city vibe. Its 143 rooms and suites feature an elegant and modern look, with subtle, natural tones and in-room facilities such as a large-screen television, comfortable bed, minibar and safe. The Alila Living Room, located on every guestroom floor, offers free-flowing refreshments throughout the day.
Unwind by the pool on Level 40, where an open design provides guests with spectacular views of the city, complemented by tropical-style landscaping and luxurious loungers. Wine-and-dine options are aplenty, including Entier, a French semi-fine dining restaurant with an avant-garde approach, the Pacific Standard cocktail lounge, and Lido Rooftop Bar. Alternatively, opt for wholesome, delectable dishes made from fresh, quality produce at Botanica + Co on the ground floor.
2. Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
The elegant and contemporary Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur has one of the most strategic locations in the city. Located beside the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, with the city’s biggest shopping centres, Suria KLCC and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, within comfortable walking distance, the hotel makes for an excellent choice of stay for leisure and business travellers alike. The hotel has 411 spacious guest rooms and suites, designed with floor-to-ceiling windows for maximum natural light and an excellent view of the Kuala Lumpur skyline.
Savour exciting dining options such as mixed fare at THIRTY8, local specialities at JP teres, and the scenic poolside restaurant, Poolhouse. Grand Hyatt offers numerous options for meeting and event spaces, from the oval pillar-less Grand Ballroom to The Grand Residence, a home-like events space, or the Sky Lobby Lounge and Poolside Residence. At the end of a long day, indulge in wellness treatments at Essa Spa, work up a sweat in the 24-hour fitness centre or relax in the outdoor swimming pool or sauna.
4. Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
For 21 years, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur has been a symbol of luxury in the Malaysian capital. Neighbouring the city’s most famous monument, the Petronas Twin Towers, Mandarin Oriental offers 629 elegantly appointed guest rooms, which include suites and executive apartments. Those seeking a more exclusive luxury experience may book a room on the seven private Mandarin Oriental Club floors, each enjoying a spectacular view of either the lush KLCC Park or the Kuala Lumpur city skyline.
5. Dorsett Kuala Lumpur
Stay in the heart of the Golden Triangle, Kuala Lumpur’s shopping paradise, at Dorsett Kuala Lumpur. With at least eight shopping complexes within walking distance of the hotel, including Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and Berjaya Times Square, guests will be spoiled for choice when it comes to dining, retail and entertainment. Renovations were made in 2017 to refresh the hotel’s 322 stylish guest rooms and suites and provide the utmost comfort for guests.
After spending the day exploring the city, unwind by taking a dip in the swimming pool or working out in the 24-hour gym. Dine in at almost any time of day at Checkers Café or Windows Lounge. Host meetings and events in four stylish function rooms of varying sizes. An ongoing brand-wide initiative by Dorsett also introduces special benefits such as a 26-hour full stay that allows late check-out for guests and the Dorsett KL 3 Wishes package, which includes special value-added items for guests.