Hong Kong – 16 December 2019 – Four Points by Sheraton today makes another breakthrough in Malaysia with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown, making this the third Four Points to open in the country. Situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the hotel offers easy access to the rest of the city along with an immersive cultural experience of the neighborhood. Whether travelers are visiting for work or leisure, the hotel is sure to cater to the needs of today’s every day traveler with its approachable design, stylish comfort and all the brand’s popular extras.
“We are excited to open the third Four Points by Sheraton in Malaysia, also marking the brand’s debut in the country’s capital city of Kuala Lumpur,” said Mike Fulkerson, Vice President, Brand & Marketing, Asia-Pacific, Marriott International. Designed with the international traveler in mind, the hotel will cater to both leisure and business travelers alike, offering Four Points’ stylish comfort and genuine service at an honest value.”
Guests can immerse in the design that takes its inspiration from the Chinese history of migration from the Klang River to the country for mining activities by way of water transportation. The arrival lobby is adorned with a vertical garden that is designed to welcome guests with a refreshing ambience. The exposed walls of burnt brick, decorative floor to ceiling metal lattice work, warm wood and traditional tiles with hues of jade is what meets the guest, providing an immediate sense of space, of the rustic neighborhood, before proceeding to a separate check-in lobby. Located on the seventh floor, the lobby features dramatic bay windows that mesmerize with the play of light and sweeping city views.
Reflecting the brand’s promise to provide for today’s modern travelers seeking work and life balance, Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown features 318 well-appointed, contemporary and spacious rooms boasting spectacular views overlooking the expanse of Chinatown and the city of Kuala Lumpur, including 18 suites and 76 inter-connecting rooms designed to suit the needs of families and large groups. Each room features customized wall art by Malaysian artists Loka Made that beautifully portrays the stories of the livelihood, craft and trade of the neighborhood community, creating a sense of nostalgia of the days gone by.
The hotel also offers the brand’s defining touches including complimentary bottled water in all rooms and fast and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.
The hotel offers two dining venues, and a bar that serves up handcrafted cocktails, and a vast selection of cold brews. Lady Yi’s Tea House, a vibrant lobby lounge offers panoramic views of the city and turns up the nostalgia while letting diners discover the taste of the Straits with a delightful Peranakan Afternoon Tea, jazzed up with cocktails and music. Quan’s Kitchen, the hotel’s all-day dining features traditional culinary specialties from Chinatown and Western favorites in an open theatrical kitchen that is sure to delight. Jann, the chinoiserie styled bar is the ideal after-hours destination that offers inventive cocktails dedicated to the traditional trades of the local neighborhood, as well as the brand’s signature Best BrewsTM program featuring a range of local craft beers.
Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown also caters to the needs of business travelers offering 2,626 square feet of meeting spaces equipped with the latest technology and a dedicated events team tasked to deliver seamless business experiences.
Other facilities at the hotel include a state-of-the-art fitness center and an outdoor splash pool, both located on the seventh floor where guests can kick back and relax.
Abhimanyu Singh, General Manager of the Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown commented, “We are thrilled to open Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown, one of the only internationally branded hotels within Kuala Lumpur’s bustling heritage district–Chinatown. The hotel offers an uncomplicated travel experience, convenient location and wide range of facilities. We look forward to welcoming our guests to experience the community’s revival through, honest cross-cultural food and beverage traditions, locally inspired design, and adventures within and beyond the hotel.”
Located within one of the most popular tourist destinations and fast-growing micro markets in Malaysia, Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown is a sleek addition to the neighborhood. With its contemporary design, seamlessly woven together with Eastern elements, largely influenced by the intriguing and bustling surrounding area and unique, exposed brick architecture, this modern hotel towers high above an area deeply immersed in oriental culture, heritage and history. Connecting to the rest of Kuala Lumpur is easy through a short walk to the Pasar Seni MRT (Mass Rapid Transport) and LRT (Light Rail Transit) stations.