Whether it’s at the world’s first Monopoly-themed hotel in the capital city or a romantic new beach hangout in Langkawi, be sure to hit up at least one (or all) of these hot new properties for your 2019 staycation.

Monopoly Mansion

The opening of the world’s first Monolopy-themed hotel will soon take place right here in Kuala Lumpur. Managed by Datuk Seth Yap and Datin Lea Chan of Sirocco Hospitality Group and M101 Holdings, this 5-star boutique hotel developed in collaboration with US-based toy company Hasbro boasts a Great Gatsby-inspired aesthetic, with 255 opulent rooms styled to the exquisite tastes of Mr Monopoly himself. Watch for the opening of this exciting hotel in the second quarter of 2019.

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In anticipation of its soft opening in March 2019, all eyes are on the sleek new interiors of EQ, formerly known as Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur. Situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, this 5-star luxury hotel promises a pampering spot to retreat after a day of shopping and entertainment in the city’s Golden Triangle. Click here for more information.

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RuMa Hotel and Residences

The only Kuala Lumpur member of The Leading Hotels of the World, RuMa Hotel and Residences exudes a dashing design language that’s distinctly contemporary and inescapably Malaysian.

The luxury hotel opened on November 30, 2018, thrilling visitors with artistic showpieces like Dato’ Sri Bernard Chandran’s ‘Kebayaku’. Expect tasteful interiors, sophisticated staff uniforms designed by Joe Chia and – best of all –special rates for bookings made from now till 28 February. 

Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah

Just minutes away from Cenang Beach, Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah is where you need to be when you’re next in Langkawi.

Relax with friends over a cocktail at W XYZ bar, sit in on a live performance or two or workout at the hotel’s 24-hour fitness centre, Re:charge before enjoying serene views of the beautiful Andaman Sea or the surrounding rainforests from your room. Click here to see more.

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One&Only Desaru Coast Resort

Get ready for the first Malaysian chapter of the One&Only portfolio of award-winning luxury resorts, opening soon at Desaru Coast according to this announcement by Kerzner International Holdings last year.

This 128-acre beachfront resort will include 42 suites, 2 luxury suites and a 4-bedroom villa. Click here to find out more.

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Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Towering 13 floors above Pavilion Kuala Lumpur shopping centre is the newly-opened Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur, the Pavilion Group’s first hotel property. Complete with 325 rooms and four dedicated club floors for more ultra-luxurious accommodation, the hotel houses an all-day dining restaurant, The Courtyard as well as the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa.

Click here to find out more about the attractive room rates and other perks in Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur’s Opening Celebration package, available from now till March 31, 2019.

INNSIDE Kuala Lumpur Cheras

Spanish hotel group Meliá Hotels International just announced the opening of its fifth property in Malaysia with INNSIDE Kuala Lumpur Cheras, situated in the eco-friendly integrated development project of Eko Cheras.

INNSIDE Kuala Lumpur Cheras is slated to open in late 2019, targeted towards the modern ‘bleisure’ traveller with its creative meeting facilities, fitness centre and green terrace. See more here.

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Hilton Garden Inn Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman South

The grand opening of the Hilton Garden Inn Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman South in November 2018 is stirring up excitement in its Chow Kit location. This marks the third Malaysian property in Hilton’s rapidly-expanding Hotel Garden Inn focused service brand of hotels.  

Aside from the spectacular view of the Petronas Twin Towers that most of the rooms here offer, better views await at the Rooftop 25 bar. Find out more here

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Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel

After a multimillion-dollar transformation, the Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur reopened in January 2019 with refurbished rooms and suites, a revamped new Club Lounge on the 38th floor and other tasteful touches to enhance the hotel’s revered status in its Jalan Sultan Ismail surroundings.

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