Mandarin Oriental Hotel
The Mandarin Oriental is ideally situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur between the Petronas Twin Towers and Kuala Lumpur City Center Park. The hotel has 643 rooms, including 41 suites, Mandarin Oriental Club floors, and 51 fully serviced apartments. There are also plenty of restaurants and bars, including Casbah, an Arabesque-style lounge, Lai Po Heen, a Chinese restaurant serving Cantonese cuisine, and Wasabi Bistro, a contemporary Californian-Japanese inspired restaurant. Amenities include two ballrooms and 16 function rooms, a business center, high-speed or wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, a spa with nine treatment rooms, a fitness center, an outdoor infinity pool, tennis courts and squash courts. The hotel is only approximately a 30-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur international airport (KUL).
Why We Love This Hotel
Location: This five-star property is located in the city center, adjacent to luxury shopping and the Petronas Towers, with direct access to airport transport.
History: The Mandarin Oriental is one of the city’s most prestigious luxury hotels, with a long history of hosting international and regional VIPs.
Service: This property has been the recipient of countless awards for hospitality and outstanding guest service. Expect to be greeted by name.
- Hotel Group
- Mandarin Oriental
- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- Hotel Type
- Location Type
- 24hr Room Service
- Banquet Facilities
- Business Center
- Disabled Facilities
- Fitness Center
- Meeting/conference Facilities
- Outdoor Pool
- Racquetball/squash On Site
- Wi-Fi In Public Areas
In keeping with the Mandarin Oriental brand, rooms are decorated in a classically luxurious style, featuring rich fabrics and traditional Eastern motifs. Each offers a plush king bed, contemporary artwork and a spacious marble bathroom with deep soaking tub. Views are of the city or the nearby park.
Deluxe City View
These smart urban rooms offer 40 square meters of living space, plus sparkling views over downtown Kuala Lumpur. With King or Twin beds, each room provides workspace, plus window-side seating and a spacious marble bathroom. These rooms come complete with HD LCD TV, satellite channels, iPod dock and internet access for up to four devices.
Deluxe Park View
These 40 square meter rooms offer views of KLCC park, plus King or Twin beds. There’s a large work desk with internet access, plus HD LCD TV, satellite channels, iPod dock. A luxurious marble bathroom includes a deep tub and walk-in shower.
Executive Park View
These spacious rooms measure 48 meters squared, with wide picture windows and light-flooded sitting area and work desk. Rooms includes HD LCD TV, satellite channels, iPod dock and internet access, and offer a green view of KLCC Park.
The Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur offers five-star leisure facilities, plus a luxurious spa with private single and couples’ treatment rooms, steam room, sauna and relaxation lounge. There’s also a modern gym, outdoor pool, tennis and squash courts, aerobics studio and hair and nail salon.
A spacious fully-equipped gym is open from 10am-10pm daily, with staff on hand to assist and personal trainers available. Treadmills offer a view of KLCC Park. Group exercise is offered in the aerobics room, including mat-based Pilates, dance and yoga. The use of the steam room, sauna and whirlpool is included for all aerobics guests. Two indoor squash courts and two outdoor tennis courts are available, with rackets and balls provided. Guests can also book the use of a coach if required.
A free-form outdoor pool is located on the terrace, providing wide views of the Kuala Lumpur skyline. A children’s wading pool is adjacent. Guests can drink and dine by the poolside.
Spa & Beauty
The Mandarin Oriental Spa offers a wide array of therapies, including Thai massage, aromatherapy, reflexology, men’s grooming and wellness, holistic treatments, signature treatments and longer spa journeys. There are singles and couples rooms available, or treatments can be taken in guest rooms. For hair, nails, waxing, and other beauty treatments, guests can utilize the onsite beauty salon.
Catering for an international clientele, the Mandarin Oriental offers a vast array of different cuisines from its multiple outlets. From fine dining to casual poolside meals, there’s ample choice for guests both indoors and outdoors. Room service is available 24/7.
Good for a nightcap or evening socializing, Casbah is an intimate drinking venue with a decadent contemporary Arabian aesthetic. Guests can select from an extensive menu of cocktails complemented by international bar snacks.
Cascade Restaurant and Bar
Al fresco Mediterranean meals are offered on the outdoor terrace at Cascade. Guests can refuel after a swim or just enjoy sunset drinks. Meals are light and healthy and juices and teas are also offered.
Lai Po Heen
This Chinese restaurant offers traditional Cantonese fare in an elegant setting, inspired by 19th century ancestral homes. An open kitchen invites guests to watch a showcase of culinary skills, while the menu delights with classics such as handmade dim sum, egg noodles and Peking Duck.
Lounge on the Park
This all-day venue offers coffee, tea and Western a la carte dishes with wide views of KLCC park through floor-to-ceiling windows. Traditional Afternoon Tea is served, with a choice of more than 60 teas, or there’s a Royal English Afternoon Tea and a Chocolate Afternoon Tea. Cocktails are also served in the Lounge.
Open for lunch and dinner, the Mandarin Grill is where to go for top quality steak, with specialties of Black Angus beef and lamb. The international cuisine here is served with a contemporary twist, complemented by a long wine list and park views through elegant floor-to-ceiling windows.
For all-day dining, guests can head to Mosaic, located on the ground floor. This is the most popular breakfast venue, offering a vast buffet of Eastern and Western dishes, with made-to-order stations preparing eggs, pasta and stir fries. Sushi, Tandoori, dim sum, noodles and pizza are all available here.
This sophisticated bar and lounge features modern Arabian decor and dance music - perfect for guests seeking a little nightlife. Open until 3am, the Sultan Lounge offers a vast array of drinks including champagne - perfectly complemented by freshly-shucked oysters.
The Mandarin Cake Shop
For those who would like to take a delicious memento home, the Mandarin Cake shop sells a wide selection of sweet treats, including macaroons, chocolates, truffles and mousse.
Japanese cuisine gets the Californian treatment at Wasabi, open for lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy a private booth or a seat at the sushi bar in this informal venue, with a mix of salads, sushi, sashimi, seafood and Kobe beef on offer. Sake is also available.
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