Malaysia is perceived as a special getaway, an exclusive oasis, and perhaps even heaven on Earth. From cool mountain hotels to refreshing island resorts, we’ve pretty much go all sorts of destinations within our country.
Though we, the locals, have been indulging ourselves in the many wonderful domestic destinations, it is astonishing to see these locations getting the recognition they much deserve.
So, here are the 6 Hotels which go into the Forbes Travel Guide 2019 Star Award:
1. Crockfords at Resorts World Genting
Positioned adjacent to SkyCasino, the new Crockfords Hotel is consciously designed to be one of the highland’s swankiest hidden gems.
All Crockfords suites feature in-room private steam bath and luxurious Greek Calacatta marble restroom fixtures, made exclusively for Crockfords.
The latest one-touch technology allows you to close the blinds, adjust the room temperature, or control the lighting, with a simple push of a button.
The elegant hotel offers 18 Signature Suites decorated in three themes, in addition to 111 Superior Rooms and 8 Junior Suites.
2. Genting Grand at Resorts World Genting
Crowned with the trademark Genting logo, Genting Grand is easily the most recognisable hotel at the peak.
Enjoy a five-star stay at a resort where elegance and class have stood the test of time, and indulge in the luxury that comes only from staying at the best.
3. Mandarin Oriental
Set between the flowering gardens of the KLCC Park and the dramatic heights of the Petronas Twin Towers, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur offers impressive views, fabulous facilities and a convenient central location.
As a five-star luxury hotel in the heart of the city, guests can enjoy elegant interiors, spacious rooms and a wealth of dining options.
Meanwhile, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental also received its own recognition.
A true sanctuary for the senses, the spa at Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur offers guests complete relaxation. The décor’s soothing harmonious tones and warm lighting create a calm atmosphere where stress simply melts away.
4. Maxims at Resorts World Genting
Comfort meets elegance in every room at the Maxims Hotel. Unparalleled facilities and superb location combine to present a hotel experience like none other.
Wake up to a breathtaking view of majestic hills and dawn-tinged clouds right outside your window. What’s more, Maxims keeps things convenient for guests, with entertainment and dining facilities all under one roof.
Whether for business or pleasure, the elegant rooms and five-star service are bound to leave a lasting impression.
5. The Ritz-Carlton
For over 18 years, The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur has been a luxurious home away from home for thousands of well-heeled guests from all over the world, including members of royal families, international celebrities, corporate leaders and heads of state.
Set in the heart of Kuala Lumpur and steps away from the bustle, upscale boutiques and skyscrapers of the city’s Golden Triangle, the hotel has long commanded an enviable address.
6. The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur
The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur features a curated private Art Collection, with special commissions of epic proportions, including a monumental horse sculpture by Fernando Botero, leather murals by Mark Evans depicting a powerful Polo charge, and more.
Just as The St. Regis New York revolutionised the hotel institution in 1904 with its technological advancements, The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur has created a world’s first with its Grand Ballroom’s LED-seamless projection system that enables a complete transformation of the ballroom’s setting.
This just goes to show how amazing our country is. Remember to make any of these places part of your next holiday plans.