In the heart of Malaysia’s bustling capital city, Kuala Lumpur lies a district that pulsates with energy, diversity, and endless possibilities. Bukit Bintang, often referred to as the “Golden Triangle,” is a vibrant and dynamic neighbourhood that beckons visitors with its captivating blend of culture, entertainment, and urban charm. In this bustling enclave, you’ll find yourself immersed in a whirlwind of experiences, from savouring delectable street food to exploring high-end shopping malls, all while surrounded by a tapestry of cultures that make up the vibrant mosaic of modern Malaysia and here are our favourite hotels to stay at in the area.
W Marriott Kuala Lumpur (5 Star)
Occupying a prime location on Jalan Bukit Bintang, this hotel is ideal for those wishing to immerse in the city’s entertainment and shopping options, as well as for those travelling on business. There are 738 bedrooms, including those beside the pool and suites for guests needing a little more space. Dining takes place at Shanghai, Shook! restaurant or Luk Yu Tea House. Or grab a bite at the intimate Alchemy bar, where gin botanicals and a New York-style afternoon tea are served. In addition to the outdoor pool, there’s a fitness centre and sauna for all your wellness needs.
Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur Managed By Banyan Tree (5 Star)
An urban oasis in the heart of bustling Bukit Bintang, the Pavilion Hotel is connected to a huge shopping and entertainment complex. But there’s plenty to do within the property. It boasts an infinity pool with wonderful views, a state-of-the-art Sky Gym and a kid’s club. Dine at Jade, a pork-free Chinese restaurant, or in The Courtyard, where you can choose from indoor and outdoor tables. The Cove is the Pavilion’s take on a speakeasy, an intimate space with bar, table and sofa seating. The hotel has 325 rooms and encompasses nine floors.
PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur (5 Star)
Stay in this urban lifestyle resort, with eco-chic credentials. The 527-bedroom Parkroyal Collection is located in the buzzing Bukit Bintang district. At the top is a swanky roof terrace with 13,000 square feet of lush greenery, including a vertical garden with sky planters, a swimming pool and the Skye Chill pool bar. The hotel’s front elevation also displays an array of plants cascading from balconies. The interiors follow an earthy palette, with lots of natural wood textures and environmentally-friendly gadgets. It also offers an all-day dining restaurant and The Botanist Lounge & Bar.