The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur

A colonial gem in the Golden Triangle

The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur enjoys a prime location within the vibrant Golden Triangle district, offering convenient access to the city’s upscale shopping malls, top restaurants and swanky rooftop bars.

This luxurious hotel boasts elegant colonial-style interiors, a landscaped garden and an outdoor swimming pool. Its 364 spacious guest rooms and suites come with state-of-the-art amenities, 24-hour butler services and luxurious marble bathrooms. Authentic Cantonese cuisine and premium teas can be enjoyed at Li Yen, while fine wines, classic cocktails and a carefully crafted menu du jour are served at The Library.

The Spa Village is the ideal retreat after a day of sightseeing in the Malaysian capital, where you can unwind by its private pool after indulging in a signature Sensory Sound Bath or a Chinese Peranakan treatment.

Our Inspector's Highlights

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur features an elegant European-inspired design, with still-life paintings, iron-wrought railings, cozy lounges in subdued palettes and glittering chandeliers.
  • Shoppers will love the air-conditioned walkway that leads directly to Starhill Gallery, where you can find outposts from world-renowned brands such as Alexander McQueen, Louis Vuitton, Dior and Valentino.
  • Surrounded by a landscaped garden, manmade fountains and sunbeds, Spa Village’s pool provides a spot for unwinding post-treatment.
  • Step back in time when you dine at The Library. A daily changing menu features a signature carvery that is served tableside and is best enjoyed with a glass of wine or a vintage cognac.
  • Find some serenity with the Spa Village’s signature Sensory Sound Bath. This unique treatment incorporates a deep tissue massage using traditional healing practices and hot stones, followed by a rejuvenating 10-minute sound bath session, in which a symphonic gong harmonizes energy and nerve paths to rejuvenate you.

Things to Know

  • The luxury hotel is just a 10-minute walk from some of Kuala Lumpur’s top shopping malls, including Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Starhill Gallery, Farenheit 88 and Isetan The Japan Store.
  • For a nice end to the evening, stop by The Smoke Room for a top-shelf nightcap and a premium cigar.
  • Every guest at The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur receives butler services.

The Rooms

  • The Kuala Lumpur hotel features 364 guest rooms and suites with large windows overlooking the city, warm lighting, well-stocked mini-bars and 55-inch HD TVs.
  • Each accommodation comes with a spacious marble bathroom, complete with a separate tub and shower stocked with Asprey bath products.
  • If you’re traveling with a group, opt for the two- or three-bedroom suites to enjoy some extra space (1,884 to 2,261 square feet), including a large living room and separate dining area.

The Restaurants

  • Cantonese restaurant Li Yen serves an extensive selection of dim sum and premium traditional Chinese tea for lunch. Come dinnertime, you’ll be serenaded in this elegant space by a yangqin harpist.
  • Enjoy a nightly changing menu with wine pairings at The Library, an elegant dining venue that also boasts a vast collection of books ranging from art, film and travel to law, architecture and medicine.
  • The Lobby Lounge offers a relaxing space for afternoon tea. You’ll be served a steeped pot of The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur Blend and a three-tiered platter of mini gourmet sandwiches, scones and treats.

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Getting There
168 Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur, 55100, Malaysia
NeighborhoodGolden Triangle
KUL (40-55 min)  
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