KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – St Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, today announced the debut of the brand’s 38th hotel with the opening of The St Regis Kuala Lumpur.
Owned and developed by ONE IFC Sdn Bhd, The St Regis Kuala Lumpur offers an unrivalled dimension of luxury, sophistication and personalized service in the vibrant metropolis.
Part of ONE IFC, a premier mixed-use development, the hotel is located in the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Sentral Precinct (KL Sentral). Following this highly anticipated opening, St Regis will add three additional locations to its coveted portfolio in 2016, including the Maldives, Changsha, and Cairo.
“The St. Regis brand is growing in the most vibrant and sought-after destinations around the globe and the debut in Kuala Lumpur, in partnership with ONE IFC Sdn Bhd, truly marks an incredible milestone for our company,” said Jim Petrus, Global Brand Leader, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts. “The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur’s strategic location, tech-forward facilities, and sophisticated services will offer the finest guest experiences imaginable, crafted for today’s luminaries who make our hotels their home away from home.”
Set against one of the most prominent and romantic neighborhoods in the city, The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur boasts magnificent vistas of Malaysia’s bustling capital including Kuala Lumpur’s largest park, the Lake Gardens, as well as the National Museum and Houses of Parliament. Inspired by a luxurious Manhattan apartment, with interiors and architecture by G.A. Design, the hotel features a timeless design scheme created with historical context and a sense of opulence. The exquisite art collection includes masterpieces such as a monumental 11.5 foot horse sculpture by Fernando Botero; Grace Thunders, a specially commissioned diptych of two 16 foot hand-etched leather murals by Mark Evans depicting a powerful polo charge; and a three-dimensional Birds and Butterflies artwork by Barnaby Hosking.
“Kuala Lumpur serves as a befitting destination to introduce the St. Regis brand with its intriguing juxtaposition of refined elegance and contemporary charm,” said Charlie Dang, Regional Vice President, Southeast Asia, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. “The opening of The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur further strengthens our commitment to Starwood’s luxury portfolio in this dynamic market, which continues to see strong demand for high-end accommodations from discerning travelers.”