Malaysia has a lot to offer to its visitors. It has stunning natural wonders, amazing modern buildings, and rich cultural heritage sites. These are only some of the many things that draw people from around the globe to this country. Because of the booming Malaysian tourism industry, the hospitality industry is taking a huge leap forward as well. This 2018, the country is expecting eight new hotels to open their doors to guests.
Here are some of the foremost hotel brands to open in Malaysia this year.
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1. New World Petaling Jaya Hotel
Opening its doors to luxury travellers and guests this Jan 2018, the 300-room New World Petaling Jaya Hotel is a welcome addition to Petaling Jaya’s many existing hotels. The new hotel has a state-of-the-art building design with super relaxed sunlight-filled spaces accentuated by exotic Malaysian motifs.
Guests can watch out for the hotel’s rooftop bar and infinity pool, which are billed to be the highest when it starts welcoming guests. Also, guests can watch out for the hotel’s modern fitness centre and sauna room. Guests can enjoy a luxurious treatment, exclusive privileges, as well as a breathtaking view of the city from the hotel’s location.
2. Ramada Encore Meridin Johor Bahru
The Ramada brand by Wyndham known to its guests for its value and spacious accommodations will have a new hotel under its name. The Ramada Encore Meridin Johor Bahru, which will be opening this 2018, is located in Meridin Hotel Suites complex in Medini.
The new Ramada Encore Meridin Johor Bahru will feature avant-garde gymnasium, a fitness centre with a yoga deck, a swimming pool with jacuzzi, a business centre, and other high-standard hotel amenities. On top of it all, the hotel’s location is just a 45-minute drive away from Singapore, making travel between the two countries much easier.
3. Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont' Kiara
Guests and valued Hyatt clients can already start marking their calendars for the opening of the new Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont' Kiara. The upscale 298-room hotel will have its grand opening on 1 Apr 2018.
The new hotel puts business and leisure travellers high up on its priority list. So, bleisure travellers now have a go-to place when in Malaysia. The new addition to the Hyatt name is a result of the continuing market demands constantly being listened to by the hotel’s management.
4. Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur is another luxury hotel brand to watch out for this 2018 in Malaysia. The hotel will have 209 rooms and will be located in Kuala Lumpur’s financial district.
The new hotel will feature four restaurants, one of which will serve exclusive Cantonese menus. It will also have two bars; one on the lobby and another on the rooftop. Other world-class Four Seasons amenities to watch out for include an executive lounge, a spa, a rooftop infinity pool and a one-of-a-kind terrace overlooking both the Petronas Towers and the neighbouring Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The hotel complex will also have a luxury shopping centre called Four Seasons Place Kuala Lumpur.
5. CitizenM Kuala Lumpur
CitizenM, which is a Dutch brand founded in 2008, will have its third entry-level luxury hotel in Asia and the first in Malaysia.
The new CitizenM Kuala Lumpur located in Bukit Bintang area will have 198 rooms. And although there is still no official word regarding the hotel’s features, the hotel’s management had hinted that the new hotel will become a customisation-focused facility. It means that it will have a technology that will allow guests to customise the lighting and temperature of their rooms.
6. Pavilion Banyan Tree Residence Kuala Lumpur
Loyal clients and guests, the long wait is over! The Banyan Tree Group will take hotel standards to a new height this 2018.
Pavilion Banyan Tree Residence Kuala Lumpur designed as an urban resort will open its doors in the second quarter of this year. The sky-suspended hotel will be built in a stylish 60-storey building.
7. W Kuala Lumpur Hotel
Opening on 1 June 2018, the 150-room glamorous and sophisticated W Hotel Kuala Lumpur will grace the Golden Triangle area with flying colours.
The W Hotel brand, which is famous for its cool urban atmosphere, guarantees luxurious accommodations that are artistic, elegantly designed, and trendy at the same time. The new hotel will occupy the existing building within the Jalan Ampang area.
8. Royale Pavilion Hotel
Slated for opening in Aug 2018, the upscale five-star Royale Pavilion Hotel by the Banyan Tree Group will have 337 rooms comprised of 32 suites, 71 deluxe rooms, a presidential suite, and 337 standard rooms.
The hotel is located in Bukit Kuala Lumpur area. It is tucked right in the middle of Kuala Lumpur’s business and entertainment district. In other words, guests can enjoy the city’s best attractions, including high-end shopping centres literally right at their doorstep.
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With the opening of these brand new hotels, the year 2018 will surely be more exciting for travellers seeking a relaxing and luxurious stay in Malaysia.
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