Malaysia’s dazzling capital city truly has it all: lip-smackingly delicious street food around every corner; a plethora of historic cultural sights and tourist attractions that you can spend entire days exploring; and a cornucopia of shopping malls for you to shop till you drop. Further afield, you’ll also find holiday towns and tranquil suburbs that are worth a visit for a momentary getaway from the big city. If you’re planning an upcoming trip to Kuala Lumpur and its surrounding areas, consider bunking in at one of these top-notch hotels that make for an excellent base from which to explore the region.
DoubleTree by Hilton Putrajaya Lakeside
For a family-friendly hotel, check out DoubleTree by Hilton Putrajaya Lakeside. Situated within beautifully landscaped grounds along Putrajaya Lake, the resort-themed hotel is equipped with 290 contemporary guest rooms that feature the hotel’s plush signature Sweet Dreams bed. If you’re not checking out the nearby District 21 Adventure Park or Putrajaya Botanical Garden, you can take a dip in the infinity pool; explore the surrounding lake; take the kids to the mini water park; pamper yourself at the spa or tuck into mouth-watering delights at the on-site restaurants.
Zenith Putrajaya Hotel
Luxury and modernity meet at Zenith Putrajaya Hotel, which overlooks the glittering Putrajaya Lake. The five-star hotel is renowned for its sophisticated design and impressive service, with rooms featuring plush bedding, floor-to-ceiling windows and spectacular views. Delight your palate at Cantonese and Hong Kong restaurant Tong Yuen; or head to the Lobby Lounge for a spot of sumptuous afternoon tea. Amenities-wise, you’ll find a rooftop swimming pool, full-service spa and fitness centre. Visit their website for the latest offers.
Situated in the lively Bangsar neighbourhood, the 143-room Alila Bangsar is a calming oasis. Designed by Shanghai-based architecture and design practice Neri&Hu, the hotel features light-filled, high-ceilinged common spaces filled with lush plants, with the upper lobby area consisting of a double-height space that allows plenty of sunlight to flood into the building. The rooms themselves are spacious and feature large windows, chic artwork and a minimalist vibe, while the outdoor pool is perfect for a languid afternoon swim.
In partnership with DoubleTree by Hilton Putrajaya Lakeside and Zenith Putrajaya Hotel.