By Jeremy Khalil on February 22, 2012
There is no doubt at all that Concorde Kuala Lumpur is already considered as a veritable institution by many in the hospitality industry and even among KLites. Started off much earlier as Merlin Kuala Lumpur, the property eventually became Concorde Kuala Lumpur some 21 years ago.
Concorde Kuala Lumpur’s ability to provide effectual requirements to meet the exacting demands of business travellers, coupled with its flair for pleasure, makes it one of the city’s choicest properties. It also sits on an enviably strategic location that makes it remarkably accessible.To truly experience Concorde Kuala Lumpur’s service at its best, Gaya Travel recommends that guests stay at the hotel’s Premier , where all of the 130 spacious and smartly designed Premier rooms and suites are well ensconced between the third and 15th floors. Do take note that among them, the 5th to 7th floors are designated as non-smoking.
The rooms in Premier Wing come in two sizes: Premier (measuring 40 sq metres) and Premier Executive (49 sq metres). On the same note, the Premier suite comes in three sizes: Classic Suite (72 sq metres), Classic Terrace (58 sq metres) and Terrace Suite (121 sq metres).One glaring plus point for choosing to stay in one of the rooms and suites in the Premier Wing is that it overlooks the lush Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve and the soaring KL Tower. Other advantages of staying at the Premier rooms or suites include dedicated check-in and private breakfast venue. For guests who stay at least two nights in the Premier Wing, a complimentary one-way limo transfer from KL International Airport to the hotel is provided.
Gaya Travel admires the design of the Premier rooms and suites, which embodies the art of sumptuous living, sporting a style that is warm, efficient and nothing over-the-top. The Premier accommodation’s homely and timeless décor is characterised by comforting and soothing earthen tones, matched with delicious shades of brown that connote understated luxury. All rooms and suites come with totally comfortable oversized bed and pillows.The rooms also come with the expected modern conveniences such as workstation, 42” LCD television, DVD player and complimentary wi-fi internet service. The bathrooms are also designed in a practical way, complete with toiletries.
Cafe,Concorde Hotel,Kuala Lumpur
For guests who can afford to splurge, we recommend them to stay in the swanky Premier Classic Suite. However, for those who prefer a truly unique experience that can only be had in Concorde Kuala Lumpur can opt for the MJ (Michael Jackson) Suite, situated on the eighth floor. The room is replete with various Michael Jackson memorabilia, almost like an opulent commemorative showroom for the late superstar that is surprisingly liveable. For those who are unaware of MJ’s connection to Concorde Kuala Lumpur, it is worth noting here that Michael Jackson did stay at Concorde Kuala Lumpur back in 1996 and was close to the property’s owner, Tan Sri Syed Yusof Tun Syed Nasir.While staying at the Premier Wing, guests could also enjoy the following offerings by Concorde Kuala Lumpur:
Be sure to experience dining at Spices Restaurant & Wine Bar, an awesome dining outlet that sports an elegant colonial Portuguese-inspired décor with array of delicious Western and fusion ala-carte dishes. Though its masculine yet intimate look may render it suitable only for fine dining, the outlet is also open for breakfast. Gaya Travel team realised that there are more delectable choices await at the Melting Pot Cafe if we were to have our breakfast there, but we prefer having it at Spices Restaurant because the atmosphere in this part of the hotel is far more peaceful and laidback.Sweat it out at the smart, well-appointed Premier gym that overlooks the newly renovated pool, with its updated state-of-the-art equipment. Entry is free for Premier guests – for those who stay in Superior and Deluxe rooms, they will be charged RM15 per entry.Guests who need some pampering and rejuvenation can head to Montien Massage Therapy on Level 1, which specialises on Thai massage dispensed by well trained and experienced female therapists.
In closing, the experience of staying in Concorde Kuala Lumpur’s Premier Wing can aptly be described in one word: SUMPTUOUS. With such elegant and timeless style, combined with reliably efficient service and superb food and beverage offerings that are difficult to rival, Gaya Travel is confident that Concorde Kuala Lumpur, together with its Premier Wing, is bound to maintain its front-running position as the accommodation and leisure spot of choice among the jet-setting and urbane crowd for many years to come.