Hyatt to develop new hotel in Kuala Lumpur

Set to open in 2024, 450-key Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur will have 2,000sqm of event space, including a 1,000sqm ballroom

Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur will be located just 8km northwest of Kuala Lumpur's city centre.

HONG KONG - Hyatt has announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement to develop a new 450-room Hyatt Regency branded hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

Set to be completed in 2024, the new hotel will mark the return of the Hyatt Regency brand to Kuala Lumpur.

For leisure and business travellers visiting the Malaysian capital, Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur aims to provide guests with a seamless, intuitive service alongside refreshing food and beverage concepts and flexible spaces suited for work, collaboration or relaxation.

Located just north of the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), the third largest MICE venue in Southeast Asia and the largest trade and exhibition centre in Malaysia, Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur will be easily accessible for business travellers who are visiting the meeting venue.

The venue is located just 8km northwest of Kuala Lumpur's city centre, and 60km from Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

When completed, the hotel will have 2,000sqm of flexible space, including a 1,000sqm ballroom. It will also offer four food and beverage concepts including two bars, a market café, and a Japanese restaurant.

Amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness centre, and Regency Club - an exclusive lounge for club level guests to work, meet and socialise.

"We are excited to be bringing the Hyatt Regency brand back to the energetic capital city of Malaysia," said David Udell, group president, Asia Pacific, Hyatt.

"In addition to being a prominent hotel for us in Malaysia, the introduction of Hyatt Regency Kuala Lumpur will bring awareness to the Hyatt Regency brand in the wider region," said Patrick Finn, senior vice president - real estate & development, Asia-Pacific for Hyatt.

"The new hotel is part of our strategy to grow Hyatt's brand presence in Malaysia, building upon the five hotels that currently operate in the region."

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