As we all might know, Malaysia is one of the most important business centres in the world. The country has developed immensely in the last couple of years, and it now stands among one of the most advanced countries in the world, from a business point of view, so to say.
For the casual businessman or the fancy traveller, it’s essential to know which are the best hotels to stay in when arriving in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. After all, if it’s an important business meeting, it will most likely occur in Kuala Lumpur.
Without any further ado, let’s take a look at the seven of the best business hotels in this Malaysian city!
1. Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
This hotel is 4 minutes away from the city’s Convention Center and only 5 minutes away from one of the city's biggest shopping centres. The latter also features a top-notch business centre, ideal for meetings and planning.
Naturally, the Mandarin Oriental has a central position in the city and, to top everything else, has a limo service available, as well as an express check-in feature. You can freely park your vehicle around when staying at this hotel.
2. Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
The Grand Hyatt can be found in the famous Golden Triangle of the city – one of the best locations for business matters and class. In terms of ease of access, the hotel is just a couple of minutes away from important business landmarks. Moreover, it’s connected to Pavilion KL via a fancy sky-bridge.
As for facilities, you will enjoy only the best and unique things here – ice fountains, Jacuzzis and saunas, the professional Essa Spa, as well as a comprehensive fitness centre.
3. The Chateau Spa & Resort
For those who want to combine business with pleasure, this hotel can offer them the experience of a European organic spa – while in Malaysia! If you’re on a strict diet or want to take extreme care of your health while on this business trip, then this hotel is a must!
You will enjoy professional nutrition consultation, a custom fitness regime, and all sorts of body pampering. What is leverage in a business meeting? Well, we think that it comes from feeling extremely comfortable in your skin – something that this resort can do for you.
4. Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara
This is a premium hotel for premium business people, so to say. If you trust yourself in a vehicle, the hotel is located only ten minutes away from the Lake Gardens and, most importantly, from the country's Houses of Parliament.
Since it’s an exclusive business hotel, the Sofitel comes with express check-in and -out and, for those that want to spend more time indoors, a built-in business centre for you to plan your meetings and such.
The hotel's surroundings are also incredibly appealing, just in case, you might need a late-night walk to clear your mind or such.
5. Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur
The beauty that is La Meridien comes with 35 floors of class and finesse, which is located right beside KL Sentral. The latter is a hub that pretty much connects the entire city. Unlike most business hotels out there, this one features a minimalist design and style, trying to make up for a mobile home, if we may say so. You’ll feel more like in a home dorm than inside a professional business hotel.
While the business part is ensured, the hotel takes care of those who enjoy good food. It comes with two of the best restaurants in the country, one of which was the best place for meat in 2014.
6. Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
This hotel is fitting to its name, so to say – its sidewalk is protected by the canopy of multiple green trees that give this hotel a movie-like aspect. On top of that, it is also one of the richest – in terms of style and design – hotels in Kuala Lumpur.
The location has been designed taking into account the local peculiarities and aspects of Malaysia – scarlet and gold uniforms for the staff, traditional Malaysia greetings upon check-in, and so on.
In short, if you want the authentic Malaysian experience during your business trip, you should give this hotel a shot. It’s worth mentioning that it also comes with a pool that reportedly has an amazing view of the adjacent twin towers.
7. The Majestic Hotel
With this hotel, you can enjoy up to two separate wings in terms of staying – the Majestic and the Tower wing. Thanks to this, the hotel has become one of Malaysia’s landscape icons.
We don’t give it justice when saying that its architectural style doesn’t compare with any other hotel in Kuala Lumpur. The main building comes with Roman-style columns, iron lamps, exquisite marble floors, and an impressive gold-leaf roof, among many others.
Naturally, the hotel provides a five-star experience to every person that chooses it for their business trip (and not only) – constantly stocked minibars, exquisite toiletries, magazines for the easily bored, and so on.
The Bottom Line
These were the best seven business hotels that you can stay in, at the moment, in Kuala Lumpur. The top of our list comes with a price of $163 per night, while the lowest entry has a fee of $101 per night. We included business hotels for almost every price range or budget.
However, before choosing a hotel on your own, keep in mind that the most important thing is location. While a comprehensive spa or sauna could be a plus for you, the last thing you want is to spend 20 minutes in traffic on the way to your meeting.
Luckily for you, most of the hotels listed above are only a couple of minutes away from the most important business centres in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This thing alone will save you some time that you can spend enjoying the beauties of Kuala Lumpur!