We have selected the best hotels in Kuala Lumpur, chosen by our expert, including luxury and boutique hotels, including deals which you can book with points.
Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is a seductive multicultural capital that offers the perfect stopover on the way to Australia or weekend break destination for the luxury traveller.
When packing it’s worth remembering that Kuala Lumpur enjoys a tropical climate, which is warm and sunny along with abundant rainfall, especially during the Northeast monsoon season from October to March. Temperatures are between 23°C to 33°C (74°F to 91°F).
The iconic Petronas Twin Towers lights up the Kuala Lumpur skyline and is perhaps the most noteworthy landmark as you travel through the city. The city is a mix of the modern and the mystical with many ancient Chinese temples to explore, night markets offering barbeque style street food such as satay (meat on bamboo skewers) and, of course, it offers a great selection of luxury hotels. We have picked our favourites.
The Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur is definitely one of the best 5-star hotels in Kuala Lumpur. It is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur central business district, within the vicinity of the GoldenTriangle shopping and entertainment district. You are welcomed in on the ground floor, where you will also find a concierge desk and can then take the express lift up to the Sky Lobby on the 39th floor which is the top floor of the building for your check-in. You get a magnificent view of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers From the Sky Lobby Lounge.
The spacious guest rooms are well maintained and everything possible has been thought of in the room design. They feel utterly modern and up to date, notably they have and a liquid crystal glass (LCG) enclosed bathroom cube that turns opaque at the press of a button. Also worth noting, the air-con works perfectly which is a relief in this climate. There is also a Grand Hyatt Club lounge a 24-hour fitness centre and Essa Spa. The Grand Hyatt rooms come in at around $200USD, or possibly better value, this is a category four property so costs just 15,000 Gold Passport points per night.
Another hotel well worth a visit is the Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur which is due to open in 2018. This 209-hotel will be located in the Malaysian capital’s financial district. It will make up part of a 65-storey mixed-use tower that, alongside the hotel, is set to house 242 Four Seasons-branded residences and 27 serviced apartments.
If you are looking to escape the city, a mere thirty minutes’ drive from the centre of Kuala Lumpur lies the Balik Kampung Villa Retreat, hidden away in the in the tropical forests of Hulu Langat, offers a peaceful sanctuary from the stresses and strains of everyday life.
The Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur (which opened in 2012) is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur central business district, within the vicinity of the GoldenTriangle shopping and entertainment district. When packing it’s worth remembering that Kuala Lumpur enjoys a… Read More.
A mere thirty minutes’ drive from the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur lies a secret paradise. Hidden away in the in the tropical forests of Hulu Langat, the Balik Kampung Villa Retreat offers a peaceful sanctuary from the stresses and… Read More.