Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
At a Glance
- The Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur is in a great location between the KLCC Park and Petronas Twin Towers
Boasting amazing facilities for a city hotel including a beautifully designed spa, a huge gym, two outdoor tennis courts, an indoor golf as well as a hair and beauty salon.
After a day of sightseeing enjoy the infinity pool with stunning skyline views. There is also a children’s pool and a hot tub.
There are 10 restaurants and bars including the highly renowned ‘Lai Po Heen’ showcasing delicious Cantonese cuisine.
Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in the Piano bar with beautiful views of the gardens
Best time to Visit
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Year round destination. Tropical without extremely high temperatures. Days are very warm and often humid, while nights are fairly cool. Average daytime temperatures in Kuala Lumpur are around 27°C (82°F) year round. Although there’s rain through the year, March to April and September to November are the wettest months.
To start planning your holiday to Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
The Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur sits in a prime location between the KLCC Park and iconic Petronas Twin Towers. This traditional and luxurious city hotel offers a high standard of facilities, spacious rooms and plenty of dining options.
Clare Barratt (Staff)
Like all Mandarin Orientals, Kuala Lumpurs own oozes plenty of grandeur from its chandelier lit lobby to its glossy marbled bathrooms. It really still is very iconic and the it place to stay. The pool, spa and fitness centre are currently undergoing significant renovations, which I can foresee adding to the success of the hotel, the new infinity pool will really be quite something! Dcor is elegant and traditional which is what you want from a Mandarin Oriental and the service of course, exceptional. Afternoon tea here is something of tradition, so make some time for this and breakfast at Mosaic is definitely not to be missed either!
Katie Kennard (Staff)
The Mandarin Oriental was my first port of call on my recent trip to Malaysia, and what a great place to start and recuperate. The Mandarin Orientals staff are incredibly welcoming and friendly and make you feel instantly at home. With over six restaurants, many retail shops, a stunning spa, tennis courts and swimming pool, you would be pushed to find a reason to leave the hotel. The Club benefits are most definitely worth taking advantage of. This includes a buffet lunch, afternoon tea, cocktails and a delicious array of culinary delights. This iconic hotel really lives up to its name once again.
Victoria Hogg (Staff)
By far the most luxurious property in Kuala Lumpur, the Mandarin Oriental is the perfect base to explore the city, especially with its ideal location right next to the Petronas Towers, which when lit up at night look like two huge chandeliers hanging from the sky! Not only did the accommodation and service live up to my expectations, I absolutely loved how close I was to not only the huge array of shops but the park too, for when you are feeling a little more active!
Olivia Smith (Staff)
The Mandarin Oriental is the best option in the heart of Kuala Lumpur for anyone stopping off on the way or way back from exploring the rest of Asia. Located right next to the Petronas Towers and fantastic shopping and backed by a lovely park, it is in a fantastic area within walking distance to plenty of great amenities. The hotel itself is wonderfully comfortable and ideal for relaxing after a long flight, with a wide choice of restaurants and other amenities. I would highly recommend dinner at the newly revamped Pasifika restaurant; the fish-centric menu is absolutely delicious!
Batu Caves & Royal Selangor Pewter Tour
This half day tour will take you to the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, where you will visit Malaysia's most prestigious pewter factory as well as the Batu Caves; one of the country's most iconic and holy sites.
Forgotten Trails of Kuala Lumpur City
Kuala Lumpur is often regarded as very much a contemporary city, with modern streets and towering skyscrapers. This tour aims to go behind the scenes, and explore more of the local life within Malaysia's capital.
Half Day City Tour of Kuala Lumpur
For first time visitors to KL this tour is a great introduction to the city taking in the main attractions of the melting pot of a city.
Kampung Tour - Kuala Lumpur
Head out of Kuala Lumpur to gain an insight into Malaysia's rural life. Spend the afternoon visiting a local village before taking a boat trip into a mangrove forest, where there are often thousands of fireflies lighting up the trees on the riverbank.
Petaling Street Heritage Food Walk
Spend a few hours enjoying the sites, smells and flavours of Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur's Chinatown area. This is a fun but fairly gentle introduction into Asian streetfood. You will also have the opportunity to visit nearby temples.
Kuala Lumpur, Sandakan, Kinabatangan River, Danum Valley & Gaya Island
from £5300 pp inc flights & transfers for 12 nights
- This itinerary takes in some of the key wildlife areas in Borneo, but allows you to travel at a fairly gentle pace
- Finish the trip on the idyllic Gaya Island, where you can be as relaxed or as active as you would like
- You will have plenty of opportunities to spot the local wildlife, exploring by boat, jeep and on foot
Classic Borneo and Bali
Sepilok, Kinabatangan, Kuala Lumpur, Seminyak
from £5400 pp inc flights & transfers for 11 nights
- An adventurous itinerary combining natural wonders in Borneo followed by luxurious beach time in Bali
- Visit the Sepilok Oranguatan Rehabilitation Centre to try and catch site of the elusive 'Old Man of the Forest' swinging through the trees
- The Kinabatangan River area is rich in wildlife, home to proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants and incredible birds such as hornbills
Family Fun in Malaysia and Borneo
Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan, Kinabatangan River, Kuala Lumpur & Langkawi
from £5300 pp inc flights & transfers for 14 nights
- A fairly easy going itinerary, which incorporates some of the most family-friendly activities in the region
- Enjoy the fantastic combination of wildlife, adventure and relaxation
- Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre offers a good chance of spotting Borneo's most famous inhabitants
Highlights of Sarawak and Langkawi
Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Mulu & Langkawi
from £4600 pp inc flights & transfers for 13 nights
- Finish the trip on the island of Langkawi, where jungle clad interiors are complimented by white-sand beaches.
- Spend a couple of days in Kuching, where there are plenty of activities and excursions to choose from, including national parks or foodie tours
- Take in the dramatic scenery of Mulu National Park, and venture into the incredible caves
Kuala Lumpur, Sandakan, Kinabatangan River & Gaya Island
from £4400 pp inc flights & transfers for 11 nights
- The perfect introduction to Borneo and its highlights, combining incredible wildlife with the stunning beaches
- Enjoy a night or two in Kuala Lumpur to get over the long flight and adjust to the time zone before beginning your adventures in Borneo's Sabah state
- Stay at a traditional rainforest lodge deep within the Danuum Valley - a truly special experience
Location & directions
Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaSet between the gardens of Kuala Lumpur City Centre Park and the Petronas Twin Towers, conveniently located in the heart of the business and shopping district of the capital city.
How to get there12-hour international flight to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The hotel is around 50 minutes by road from the airport.
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