Beautiful Boutique Hotels in Klang Valley
By Agnes Aui & Hiranmayii Awli
MONT KIARA – ARTE BY THOMAS CHAN
Care for a Parisian getaway without having to leave the city? Arte by Thomas Chan checks the ideals of a romantic French getaway and brings it to life. From meticulously handcrafted Baroque-inspired columns, poetic hand-painted frescos and exceptional artistic finesse, Arte by Thomas Chan is a tribute to the French opulence, warmth and joy of life. As the tallest hotel in the international, cosmopolitan enclave of Mont Kiara, Arte by Thomas Chan connects you to a plethora of foreign experiences, premium shopping outlets, newest restaurants, exciting nightlife and key locations such as the Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC —the largest exhibition centre in Southeast Asia, perfect for both business and convention travellers). This distinct hotel offers 74 rooms and suites you’ll never want to leave, especially with its stunning views of the Kuala Lumpur skyline from the tallest hotel in Mont Kiara. Immerse yourself in the distinct feel of the renaissance as you stretch out in your pillow-top king bed, entertain in your living room, lounge on the velvet sofas or soak in the oversized tub to the elegant Baroque, Palatial and Parisian-inspired interiors.
Arte by Thomas Chan
Level 66, Tower 2, Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Mont Kiara, 504
Tel: 03-6211 4888
CHINATOWN – FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON KUALA LUMPUR, CHINATOWN
Old meets new at Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown. Set against historic buildings and the storied past of its locale, guests are privy to a glimpse of things in the yesteryear. Inspired by the local area, exposed raw bricks, warm wood and traditional jade-hued tiles adorn the lobby while breathtaking panoramic views of the city await at reception. After a full day, relax at the outdoor splash pool, hit the gym or grab a handcrafted cocktail at the chinoiserie-styled Jann and enjoy sweeping views of the Kuala Lumpur skyline. Hungry? Nibble on traditional Peranakan delights at Lady Yi’s Tea House or chow down local specialties at Quan’s Kitchen.
Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown
No. 2, Jalan Balai Polis, 50000 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-2035 7533
KLCC – HOTEL STRIPES KUALA LUMPUR
Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur embodies cues from the community’s heritage, weaving the energy and culture of urban living to its heart. It boasts 184 bespoke guest rooms and suites that feature a unique blend of contemporary design and urban chic, reflecting the history and character of the neighbourhood. Guest rooms come with custom furnishings, free WiFi, HD TV, espresso coffee machine and all of the overnight essentials you might need. Then there’s the Executive Club Lounge which is designed to blend the business and leisure needs of discerning guests. It includes personalised services in style, preparing you to discover Kuala Lumpur’s most engaged downtown neighbourhood. The hotel’s restaurant, Brasserie 25 exudes a rustic charm. With its red brick arcades, mid-century copper sputnik chandeliers and dark wood floor, this restaurant and bar provides a dramatic yet relaxed vibe. Have a leisurely breakfast or settle in for lunch and an informal dinner from their ever-changing seasonal menu with irresistibly unique dishes inspired by guest chefs. The Brasserie bar is the perfect place to grab a coffee, drink, to network and have a conversation. It is abuzz with locals and guests alike.
Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur
25, Jalan Kamunting, 50300 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-2038 0000
DAMANSARA – SOFITEL KUALA LUMPUR DAMANSARA
Set in the affluent neighbourhood of Damansara Heights, the luxurious Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara is where the French art de vivre is blended with local heritage, creating an unparalleled experience. The guestrooms are reflections of cosiness and architectural elegance, ranging from 43 to 105 square metres. The hotel is home to five restaurants and bars, with the signature all-day dining restaurant Kwee Zeen serving Pan-Asian cuisine while the Chinese restaurant Wan Chun Ting, which translates to Ten Thousand Springs Pavilion, offers authentic Cantonese and Imperial cuisine with intricate fabrics, fine embroidery and gold damask velvet. Boasting four private dining rooms with plush furnishings, the restaurant features a sophisticated blend of East- meets-West décor with elements of Chinese-inspired silhouettes and traditional art pieces. Enjoy a selection of French wines and afternoon tea at Le Bar or relish authentic French cuisine at the casual French Riviera-inspired restaurant, Nizza. Wellness and leisure facilities include an outdoor pool, SO SPA and SO FIT. Featuring five treatment rooms, sauna and steams, guests can luxuriate in signature SO SPA facial and massage treatments. The spa is also the country’s first to offer a Moroccan Hammam bath treatment.
Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara
No 6, Jalan Damanlela, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-2720 6688