Kuala Lumpur, 22 June 2022 – Kuala Lumpur city’s appeal as a destination of choice for business and leisure travellers is expected to be strengthened further with the soon-to-open Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur, a 5-star hospitality enclave and luxury city hotel and Grandview Residence, a luxury residence, strategically located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, in Jalan Kia Peng, with close proximity to Petronas Twin Towers, KL Tower, KL Convention Centre, KLCC Park, and skyscrapers including Exchange 106.
In recognition of Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence reaching its highest point in construction, a “topping out” ceremony was held today on the luxury hotel and residence’s rooftop by leading boutique property developer, Kuala Lumpur (KL) Metro Group in partnership with China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) Malaysia and was graced by distinguished personalities including YBhg Datuk Musa Hj. Yusof, Deputy Director General – Promotion, Tourism Malaysia; Ms. Zheng Le, First Secretary, Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office, Embassy of The People’s Republic of China; YBhg Dato’ Low Tak Fatt, Managing Director, KL Metro Group; YBhg Dato’ Yap Chuan Thai, Executive Director, KL Metro Group; Mr. Lyu En, Managing Director, CSCEC Malaysia; and Mr. Tiu Kwe Yee, Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, Lexis Hotel Group.
Designed by renowned international architecture firm Veritas Design Group, the RM720 Million prestigious 53-storey mixed-use development project with a total gross floor area of 3,700 square meters and measuring at a height of 231 meters, will be the first hotel in Kuala Lumpur to feature a private pool in each of its 275 suites. Scheduled to open in March 2023, Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence will be managed by Lexis Hotel Group, a multiple award-winning well-established and experienced hotel management specialist with a portfolio of world-class hotels and resorts across Malaysia.
The Group currently manages 3 seaside resorts in Port Dickson – the iconic Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson which resembles the national flower of Malaysia – the Hibiscus – and features an impressive 639 pool villas that comes with an in-room private pool and steam room; Grand Lexis Port Dickson which features 317 Balinese-inspired villas with its own private pool and Lexis Port Dickson, a charming resort with 272 villas; and Lexis Suites Penang – a modern yet posh seafront resort located on the Penang Island featuring a private pool and steam room in every of its 222 suites.
Lexis Hotel Group’s outstanding service and top-notch hospitality has also constantly received recognition from its peers and the industry both locally and internationally. Some of the notable accolades the Group has gotten awards from are from reputable organizations such as World Luxury Hotel Awards, Haute Grandeur Global Hotel™ Awards, BrandLaureate Best Brand Awards and World Travel Awards, just to name a few. It is also a proud holder of two Guinness World Records for “The Most Swimming Pools In A Resort” (643 pools) and “The Most Overwater Villas In A Single Resort” (522 overwater villas) for its signature property, Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson.
YBhg Dato’ Low Tak Fatt, Managing Director, KL Metro Group said: “This is an exciting day for us. Today’s event marks an important milestone as we watch our vision for a world-class hotel and luxury residence become a reality right before our eyes, together with our distinguished business partners – Lexis Hotel Group and CSCEC Malaysia. The topping out ceremony gets us closer to the completion of Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence, which we have no doubt will be a world-class destination in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. With comprehensive facilities and high-quality workmanship, Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence will be elevating the living lifestyle of guests staying here”.
“We are on track to open in March next year and are thrilled to be developing a 275-room 5-star luxury hotel and 164-unit luxury residence in an already dynamic and competitive market, marking our very first entry in the Kuala Lumpur luxury hotel space. Currently, we have successfully sold 92% of units prior to the opening of this prestigious project, which speaks volumes of its popularity and huge appeal, due to the project’s strategic location and attractive facilities. We worked on a sales and leaseback programme for the sale and have shown excellent track record on rental returns thus far”, he added.
“The smooth construction of Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence would not have been possible without the strong support and trust from KL Metro Group. We sincerely hope to continue to strengthen our business ties and build long-lasting collaborations with the Group for future projects, for a mutually beneficial partnership”, said Mr. Lyu En, Managing Director, CSCEC Malaysia.
“We also hope to receive support from all parties involved in the construction of this project and look forward to having this project garnering attention from individuals, visitors and the local community in Malaysia. I am certain that this project will set a benchmark in promoting the recovery and development of Malaysia’s economy, especially the tourism industry, in the post-pandemic era”, he added.
“We are thrilled to work together with our long-standing partner, KL Metro Group to manage Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence. In addition to aesthetics that are designed to exude contemporary elegance and luxury, the luxury hotel and residence will feature state-of-the-art technologies blended with real-world practicalities so that our guests and residents can enjoy a pleasant, restful and productive stay”, said Mandy Chew Siok Cheng, President, Lexis Hotel Group.
“Customer service excellence will also be our top priority. We are delighted to be employing and training some 200 employees from communities in and around the Klang Valley in anticipation of the opening of Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence. Naturally, our operations will also benefit businesses in and around the area, and will create new job opportunities”, she concluded.
Blending world-class hospitality, luxury and relaxed comfort with a passion for contemporary design to cater to the modern lifestyle traveller, Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence is set to be the talk of the town and be a trendy lifestyle destination featuring contemporary accommodation, restaurants and bars, and multi-purpose meeting spaces.
From leisure time to business productivity, the Imperial Lexis and Grandview Residence experience is created with all guests’ and residents’ needs in mind. Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur will offer 275 guest rooms including 272 Sky Pool Villas and 3 VIP suites, from levels 13 and above; while Grandview Residence will boast 164 Luxury Suites, from levels 36 to 49, to wow guests and residents with fantastic views of the Kuala Lumpur city skyline.
Hotel guests will be able to enjoy a refreshing dip and swim in their very own private pool in the comfort of their own room, providing the ultimate in luxury and privacy – an unassailable achievement by any standard. Guests and residents will also be able to work out in the fully equipped gym and unwind with relaxing spa treatments at the hotel and residence’s in-house spa.
A host of dining options catering to the most discerning palates are available at the hotel and residence including the open-air Satellite Bar perched on the rooftop at the 53rd floor, offering striking views across the city’s skyline. It is also a perfect spot to indulge in a cocktail or to dine with friends, family and loved ones, while being entertained by a live band. Guests also can look forward to the Sky Deck, located on the 51st floor, which is accentuated by glass floors and full, clear floor-to-ceiling glass windows, offering a breathtaking panoramic view of the Kuala Lumpur cityscape including KLCC, KL Tower and other skyscrapers. Its innovative design is set to make it one of the city’s most iconic and popular attractions in Kuala Lumpur.
Catering for all kinds of social and corporate functions, Imperial Lexis Kuala Lumpur and Grandview Residence will boast 1,544 square metres of multipurpose meeting and event space, offering state-of-the-art facilities in Kuala Lumpur with a total capacity for 350 guests. Meeting venues comprising 2 meeting rooms, a VIP room and a ballroom will impress business guests with exceptional city views.