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Carcosa Seri Negara

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

HOTEL TYPE

Resort

LOCATION TYPE

Urban Retreat

WHY WE LOVE THIS HOTEL

Location: Carcosa and Seri Negara are positioned in manicured gardens within Kuala Lumpur City Center Park.

History: These grand old buildings were built in the late 19th century and originally housed the British High Commissioner.   

Service: Guests have a personal butler to assist 24 hours a day.

DETAILED DECRIPTION

Originally built in 1904 as the official residence of the highest British representative to the Malay States, Carcosa Seri Negara is a hallmark of Malaysia’s colonial past. Restored as a boutique hotel, Carcosa Seri Negara has 13 elegant Victorian-styled suites set on a hill overlooking the infamous Lake Gardens. Each of the 13 suites is named after Malaysian states and has sizeable, tastefully appointed bedrooms, luxurious bathrooms and cozy sitting areas or verandas. Each is distinctive in style and offers a unique culturally inviting experience. In-suite amenities include mini-bar, television, surround sound systems, DVD and Internet access. There is a fitness center with a jogging track, tennis courts, and an outdoor pool. The business center offers photocopying services and wi-fi, which is also available in all public areas. Dining options include French cuisine in The Dining Room, which offers sweeping views of the gardens in the resort’s elegant dining room, fine Malay fare at The Gulai House, located on the veranda, and a bar and drawing room for tea and cocktails. The resort is approximately a one-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL).

Amenities

Amenities

business center
concierge
garden
restaurant
safety deposit boxes
shuttle service
smoking area
wi-fi in public areas

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