IHG Hotels & Resorts will open its first Crowne Plaza hotel in partnership with Yuk Tung Properties in Malaysia on 15 December 2023. The new-built 320-room Crowne Plaza Kuala Lumpur City Centre is located in the heart of the capital city and within walking distance of the KLCC business and shopping districts.
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s largest premium hotel brands, with more than 400 hotels in major cities and resort locations in 65 countries. Inspired by the evolving demand for flexible spaces, the hotel will showcase the brand’s distinctive design style, built on the blended integration of work and personal including the Crowne Plaza patented Worklife Rooms. As a brand, Crowne Plaza has been at the forefront of understanding guest needs for productivity, restoration and inspiration.
Crowne Plaza Kuala Lumpur City Centre unveils a distinctive design narrative, a harmonious blend curated by renowned international interior and architectural design firm, the G.A Group. Helmed by Adrian Currie, the design encapsulates both the bustling energy of the city and the tranquil allure of Malaysia’s tropical rainforests.
Each element contributes to this immersive experience, creating a symphony of nature and elegance that is not just observed but lived.
Caption: Balance work and relaxation in the guestrooms, featuring ample workspace options, a serene ambience and premium amenities.
Tailored for the contemporary traveller, these modern-designed rooms and suites, ranging from 36 to 146 square meters, offer a versatile experience with distinct zones, ensuring a perfect balance between work and relaxation. Abundant natural light bathes the rooms through expansive windows, providing panoramic views of the vibrant city centre. Innovative auto motion sensor lighting enhances guest convenience by automatically adjusting lighting levels based on occupancy.
Guests can indulge in moments of tranquillity with bathtubs and large-format bath amenities from New Zealand’s organic beauty brand, Antipodes®, ensuring a premium experience beyond design. To complement this, RhymBa Lobby Lounge & Bar elevates the traditional lounge experience by seamlessly blending co-working functionality with leisure, offering solo pods and huddle stations perfect for quick meetings or focused individual work amidst a relaxed ambience. Ascend to Level 13 and discover NEST@13, a dedicated co-working lounge, providing a stimulating environment equipped with modern amenities, ample workspace options, and a private meeting room.
Merchants All Day Dining, located on Level 13, invites guests on a global culinary journey in a vibrant and stylish setting. The restaurant’s interior, featuring communal tables, open kitchens, and décor evoking the vibes of a bustling marketplace, creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. From the aromatic ‘BBQ Free Range Chicken’ to the flavourful ‘River Shrimp Curry Noodles’ and indulgent ‘Pandan Burnt Basque Cheesecake,’ each of this signature dish captures the rich tapestry of Malaysian flavours. Executive Chef Adrian Jackson, with over 30 years of expertise, leads this gastronomic odyssey, making each dining experience a masterpiece.
Crowne Plaza Kuala Lumpur City Centre stands as a versatile hub, offering an expansive 12,000 square feet of space for meetings and events. The hotel boasts an array of distinctive meeting spaces, including a grand ballroom infused with the captivating design of a rainforest, creating an atmosphere that transcends the conventional. Complemented by flexible function rooms bathed in the soft glow of natural daylight, this meticulously designed venue provides the perfect canvas for a spectrum of occasions, from business meetings and workshops to social gatherings and weddings.
Crowning the experience, guests can unwind and recharge at the rooftop infinity pool, offering breathtaking city skyline views. The fitness centre, featuring panoramic sky vistas, allows guests to maintain their wellness routines during their stay.
In early 2024, Crowne Plaza Kuala Lumpur City Centre will introduce signature suites, an executive lounge, and its specialty French brasserie, Le Midi, located on Level 32 and features a bar and terrace for dining. Mr. Kuljit Singh, General Manager of Crowne Plaza Kuala Lumpur City Centre, remarked: “Crowne Plaza Kuala Lumpur City Centre stands as more than a hotel; it’s an immersive haven that offers versatile spaces for a blended travel experience. Our commitment is to create an environment that allows our guests to connect, be inspired, and thrive, ensuring every stay is a harmonious blend of work and leisure.”
The hotel is the latest addition to more than 6,000 hotels within the IHG One Rewards loyalty programme. Centred around guests, the best-in-class loyalty programme offers richer benefits at 19 leading hotel brands and more ways to be rewarded than ever before, all powered by leading technology through the new IHG One Rewards mobile app. Asia Pacific is the future home of more than 90 Crowne Plaza hotels including Crowne Plaza Bangkok Grand Sukhumvit, Crowne Plaza Penang Straits City and Crowne Plaza Kota Kinabalu Waterfront in South East Asia; Crowne Plaza Melbourne Carlton, Crowne Plaza Shell Cove Marina and Crowne Plaza Fiji Nadi Bay Resort & Spa across Australasia,
To mark this significant milestone, an exclusive pre-opening offer is available for guests to book stays from 15 December 2023 onwards. Experience a distinctive blended travel experience seamlessly merging business and leisure. For more information and reservations, please visit https://bit.ly/pre-opening-offer.