The biggest names in luxury hospitality have expanded their golden footprint to various locations throughout the Klang Valley. Here are 9 newly opened (and soon-to-open) luxury hotels set to impress the most discerning of travellers this year.

1. Sheraton Petaling Jaya

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts celebrated the opening of the Sheraton Petaling Jaya, marking the prestigious brand’s expansion into the metropolitan city. Boasting 253 contemporary guestrooms and suites, the towering structure houses a formidable 3,000 square-metre event space, inclusive of a 1,500 square-metre ballroom with an oversized lift for fitting automobiles or other eye-catching centre pieces for an unforgettable party. Find out more at

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2. New World Hotel Petaling Jaya

New World Hotels & Resorts made its Malaysian debut with New World Hotel Petaling Jaya. The new hotel’s sleek and modern exterior masks some tasteful Malaysian-inspired design cues inside – from a 6-metre wau statue situated in the lobby to the subtle wau motifs adorning the grand ballroom.

Out of 300 guestrooms, Residence Club rooms and 20 spacious suites offer access to the hotel’s Residence Club Living Room executive lounge along with concierge service, complimentary breakfast and other luxurious perks. Find out more at

3. Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

Opening in June 2018 is Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts’ long-anticipated Malaysian property, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur, touted to be a modern city sanctuary located in Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle. Most of Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur's guestrooms and suites will enjoy terrific views of the Petronas Twin Towers and the KL Tower; meanwhile, the city’s highest hotel rooftop bar, Vertigo, promises an exceptional spot to wind down at day’s end.

Panoramic cityscapes aside, the hotel's award-winning Banyan Tree Spa will put guests in instant relaxation mode with unique pampering treatments. Learn more at

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4. Alila Bangsar

Kuala Lumpur’s cosmopolitan Bangsar district will soon welcome Alila Bangsar, set to occupy the topmost floors of the mixed-use development, The Establishment. Conveniently linked to the Bangsar LRT station and a stone’s throw away from the KL Sentral transport hub, Alila Bangsar has 143 rooms taking up floors 35 to 40 of The Establishment, preceeding the sky-high hotel lobby on Level 41.

To top it off, the Rooftop Bar – together with two others – at Alila Bangsar were all conceptualised by the award-winning Proof & Company bartending and spirits collective. Find out more about this exquisite urban retreat at

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5. Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has teamed up with property developers Venus Assets Sdn Bhd, announcing the arrival of Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur, another sparkling hospitality addition to Kuala Lumpur’s bustling Golden Triangle and its second property in Malaysia after the award-winning Four Seasons Resort Langkawi.

The 65-storey mix-use tower housing the hotel will also include 242 Four Seasons Private Residences, 27 serviced apartments and a 5-floor luxury retail podium that will be collectively known as Four Seasons Place Kuala Lumpur.  

6. W Hotel Kuala Lumpur

W Hotels Worldwide is bringing its playful personality to the streets of Kuala Lumpur with the opening of W Hotel Kuala Lumpur, another Starwood Hotels & Resorts property slated to open in June 2018. The much-anticipated 150-room hotel offers 1,495 square-metres of interactive event space to set the stage for a party like no other not far from the Petronas Twin Towers and the exuberant nightlife scene in its backdrop. Visit for more information.

7. Royale Pavilion by Banyan Tree

The new Royale Pavilion Hotel will be located above the Couture Precinct in Pavilion, upping the luxe factor in this already prestigious part of Kuala Lumpur. The 12-storey hotel will feature 233 standard rooms, 71 deluxe rooms, 32 suites and 1 presidential suite under the capable management of Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts. The Royale Pavilion Hotel will be the newest addition to the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Integrated Development which includes Pavilion Mall, Pavilion Tower and Pavilion Residences Kuala Lumpur. Visit for more information.

8. Hyatt House at Mont' Kiara

Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s first Hyatt House in Malaysia will open in April this year in the upscale suburb of Mont’ Kiara. The Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’ Kiara will be part of the Arcoris Mont Kiara mixed-development and boasts 298 guestrooms. As its name suggests, guests will get to enjoy a distinct home-away-from-home ambiance with full kitchens in their large residential-inspired suites or bask in stunning views of the surroundings from the sky pool on the 35th floor. Find out more at

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9. The RuMa Hotel

Kuala Lumpur’s fast-paced city centre will soon see the opening of the RuMa Hotel and Residences in mid-2018. Located within walking distance to the KLCC Convention Centre and the adjacent KLCC park, this bespoke hotel brand developed by Urban Resort Concepts is situated in a lush backdrop right in the heart of the city, a peaceful stopover for guests who enjoy shopping and sight-seeing by day and Kuala Lumpur’s glittering skyline by night. Find out more at

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