Conrad Kuala Lumpur will take its place in the heart of the Malaysia capital in 2021.
KUALA LUMPUR - Hilton is set to launch its global luxury brand, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, in Malaysia with the building of a new 544-room hotel in the heart of the capital Kuala Lumpur.
Named Conrad Kuala Lumpur, it is slated to be completed in 2021. The hotel aims to bring contemporary design, leading innovation and curated art to global travellers.
WHERE IS IT
Located within the prime Golden Triangle district of Kuala Lumpur and one hour by car from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the hotel will be part of a mixed-use development that also comprises an office tower.
Guests will enjoy ease of accessibility to Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Raja Chulan, both well-connected to major thoroughfares in the city, and to tourist attractions such as the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and Bukit Bintang, one of Kuala Lumpur's most prominent retail and entertainment belts.
Business travellers will also appreciate the convenience to major business districts, as well as to vital transportation hubs in Kuala Lumpur Sentral and Bandar Malaysia.
WHAT DOES IT HAVE
The hotel will feature an all-day dining restaurant, two specialty restaurants and a bar. Catering to both business and leisure guests, there will be a business centre, spa and fitness centre, as well as a pool.
Guests can also hold large-scale meetings and functions in the generous events space, which measures approximately 3,400sqm.
WHAT THEY SAY
"We are delighted to grow our luxury brand presence with our first Conrad property in Malaysia," said Martin Rinck, executive vice president and global head, Luxury & Lifestyle Group, Hilton.
"In the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the Conrad will be underpinned by our intuitive service as well as the seamless connection between contemporary design, leading innovation and curated art that inspires our globally connected travellers."
Hilton's senior vice president, development, Asia & Australasia, Guy Phillips, concurred: "Kuala Lumpur is the economic centre and cultural heart of the country and we recognise the immense tourism potential that the city has in attracting both business and leisure travellers.
"Leveraging this opportunity, we are excited to continue expanding our footprint and portfolio of brands across the country by working with the right partners on the right opportunities."
Agreed Jamie Mead, Hilton's regional general manager, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam, who said: "The opening of Conrad Kuala Lumpur will bring a new level of service experience to the luxury traveller in Kuala Lumpur and we are confident the hotel will be top of mind for both leisure and business travellers visiting the city."