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Kuala Lumpur is the capital and largest city of Malaysia. The city’s modern skyline is dominated by the 451 metres tall Petronas Twin Towers, a pair of glass-and-steel-clad skyscrapers with Islamic motifs. The city has colonial architecture, charming locals, and a myriad of natural attractions which attracts thousands of visitors every year. American hospitality chain Marriott operates multiple hotels in the capital of Malaysia. Let’s take a look at the Top 10 Marriott Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
10. Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection
Located within the hustle and bustle of the city centre, Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection is 68.3 kilometres away from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The hotel features 146 guest rooms and suites that have city views. Brasserie 25 exudes a rustic charm with its red brick arcades, mid-century copper sputnik chandeliers and dark wood floors and serves French Cuisine while Man Tao is a nook-inspired rooftop bar with unobstructed views of downtown Kuala Lumpur. Facilities at the hotel include an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre.
9. The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection
The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection is a 5-minute walk from Merdeka Square and a 5-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur Central Station. It is 58 kilometres away from Kuala Lumpur International Airport. All of the 300 guest rooms and suites are spacious and grand. Contango restaurant serves delectable international cuisines, while Colonial Cafe offers classic local and Chinese dishes. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel’s full-service spa, Majestic Spa. Services include body wraps and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.
8. Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel
Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel is located in Petaling Jaya, a neighbouring city of Kuala Lumpur. Although the hotel is in Petaling Jaya, it is easily reachable from Kuala Lumpur as the hotel is located right on the border of the two cities. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is 68.5 kilometers away from the property. The hotel features 253 guest rooms and suites that are beautifully designed and offer city views. Yue serves classic Cantonese dishes, Feast is the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant and Miyabi offers authentic Japanese options, including teppanyaki, sushi and sashimi. Sala Bar serves creative cocktails and small bites while Chime offers a place for cigar and whisky connoisseurs to convene. Link@Sheraton Cafe serves fresh hot brews and tasty treats. Facilities at the hotel include a rooftop infinity swimming pool, a fitness centre and a Kids’ Club.
Website: Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel
7. Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur Hotel
Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur Hotel is a 10-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle city centre. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is 75 kilometres away from the property. All of the 420 guest rooms and suites offer panoramic views of either the city or lake garden. Venetian cuisine is served at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Favola. Prime is the award-winning first international Steak Restaurant in Malaysia serving premium meat cuts with an extensive selection of wines. Asian cuisine can be ordered from Latest Recipe. The stylish Gastro@Sentral bar offers comfort food. An outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre are available at the hotel. Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services.
Website: Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur Hotel
6. The Westin Kuala Lumpur
The Westin Kuala Lumpur offers a fantastic location in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle. Situated within walking distance of the hotel are shopping malls including Pavilion, Lot 10 and Sungei Wang. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is 58 kilometres away. Featuring warm, earth tones, all of the 443 guest rooms and suites are spacious and come with Westin’s signature bed. Guests can enjoy international dishes at The Living Room restaurant. Snacks and beverages are available at the poolside restaurant, Splash. 443 Bar Lounge offers fine wine, premium liquors and artisan cocktails. Westin Club and Elite members can enjoy private check-in, delectable Eat Well Menu dishes, thoughtful amenities, outdoor patio overlooking Jalan Bukit Bintang’s city skyline and complimentary internet at The Westin Club Lounge. Other facilities at the hotel include an outdoor swimming pool and a WestinWORKOUT fitness studio.
Website: The Westin Kuala Lumpur
5. The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur
The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur is a a 5-minute walk from Pavilion Mall. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is 64.1 kilometres away. Each of the 365 spacious and elegant guest rooms and residences feature large floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the city. The hotel features additional distinctive dining options that include The Library that serves fine contemporary international and Asian cuisine, The Lobby Lounge for a quintessential afternoon tea experience, The Patisserie for artisanal delights and The Cobalt Room for a hearty international breakfast. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, a sauna room and a spa. Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for concierge services and luggage storage. This property also offers meeting rooms for hire.
Website: The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur
4. Le Méridien Putrajaya
Located in Putrajaya, Le Méridien Putrajaya is 600 meters to IOI City Mall. While the hotel is located in Putrajaya, it is easily reachable from Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is 41.2 kilometres away. The hotel features 353 guest rooms and suites featuring signature Le Méridien hypoallergenic bedding, marble bathrooms, and floor-to-ceiling windows with enticing golf course views. Latest Recipe serves up an international menu of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Japanese, and Western cuisines from the open-concept kitchen, while Le Mei offers authentic and traditional Shanghainese dishes made with contemporary-style cooking techniques. Latitude 02 serves Afternoon Tea and coffee drinks in the day while at night, it transforms into a sophisticated bar where classic aperitifs and sparkling wines add modern twists to the social ritual of cocktail hour. Facilities at the hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and a kids’ club. Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for concierge services and luggage storage.
Website: Le Méridien Putrajaya
3. JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Located along Bintang Walk in the Golden Triangle, JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur is directly connected to The Starhill, a 20-minute drive from Sunway Lagoon Theme Park. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is approximately 45 kilometres away. The hotel features 738 beautifully designed and modern guest rooms and suites. Tempt the palate with innovative international cuisine at Shook! or discover a poetic Chinese heritage at Luk Yu Tea House. Shanghai is a celebrated restaurant on Kuala Lumpur’s Chinese fine dining scene for two decades now and serves a fine curation of over 200 exquisite Shanghainese classics and dim sum while The Alchemy is a swanky and intimate restaurant with white marble and gold accents and features gin botanicals for every season and the one-of-its-kind New Yorker Afternoon Tea, offering a taste of New York in Bukit Bintang. An outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre are present at the hotel. Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel’s full-service spa, Donna. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.
Website: JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur
2. The St. Regis, Kuala Lumpur
The St. Regis, Kuala Lumpur has a convenient location of KL Sentral in Kuala Lumpur. Kula Lumpur International Airport is a 57 kilometre drive from the hotel. The 208 guest rooms and suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows offering exceptional views of the Lake Gardens and the KL skyline. Inspired by the Astors, all rooms are thoughtfully detailed with subtle tributes such as saddle stitching, stirrup buckles and multi-faceted crystal cabinet knobs. Relax under the intimate setting of a 300-year-old Hinoki wood 16-seater counter and enjoy sushi using the best seasonal ingredients flown in from Japan at Taka. Experience USHI, the first and only restaurant that serves Ozaki Beef in Malaysia. The Brasserie is a restaurant reminiscent of a refined French café, serving fresh, seasonal ingredients with Mediterranean culinary traditions. A preferred KL Sentral meeting spot for lunch and cocktails, Astor Bar and Decanter offers more than 650 wines from around the world and features tastings in the private wine cellar. Crystal is a dual-level rooftop bar and lounge where you sip on memorable cocktails and Champagne in Kuala Lumpur. The Drawing Room, dominated by Botero’s horse sculpture, is a choice setting for our elegant St. Regis Afternoon Tea rituals. A swimming pool, a sauna and a fitness centre are present at the hotel. Iridium Spa has 11 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and facials.
Website: The St. Regis, Kuala Lumpur
1. W Kuala Lumpur
Located in the heart of the Golden Triangle, W Kuala Lumpur is 350 m to Dinosaurs Alive KL, Petronas Twin Towers and Suria KLCC, while Aquaria KLCC is 900 m away. KL Tower and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur are 2 km from W Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is 68 km from the property. The hotel offers 150 rooms and suites featuring vibrant decor and views of Petronas Twin Towers. The in-house restaurant, Yen specialises in authentic Cantonese cuisine, while Flock serves up a menu of Asian and international cuisine. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, FIT and a steam room. AWAY Spa has 5 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.
Website: W Kuala Lumpur
Featured image by W Kuala Lumpur
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