25 Dec 2023 By May Ng

Journey Across Malaysia’s Horizon Of Wonders With Hyatt

From vibrant city and family-friendly attractions to rich cultural and tranquil natural heritage, Hyatt hotels and resorts are the perfect launchpads for travellers wishing to explore and experience Malaysia to its fullest. Following the successful launch of Southeast Asia’s first Hyatt Centric hotel in Kota Kinabalu in 2022, the recent 2023 debut of the Hyatt Place brand in the country with openings in Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur, and the highly anticipated launch of Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur in 2024, guests have more opportunities to discover the heart and soul of Malaysia. From thoughtful hotel design to unparalleled amenities and convenience, Hyatt hotels and resorts cater to a diverse range of travellers who choose Malaysia for business, leisure or a mix of both.

Hyatt Place Kuala Lumpur Bukit Jalil

Recently opened on 28th September 2023, Hyatt Place Kuala Lumpur Bukit Jalil marks Malaysia’s inaugural Hyatt Place and the first international hotel in Bukit Jalil, highlighting the continued growth of the select-service brand’s global footprint in markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt members. Hyatt Place hotels combine style and 24/7 conveniences to create an easy-to-navigate experience for today’s multi-tasking traveller, as all Hyatt efforts are grounded in listening to travellers’ ever-changing needs and fuelled by care.

Located at the epicentre of activities and situated within the vicinity of premier shopping and lifestyle destination – Pavilion Bukit Jalil, the Bukit Jalil National Stadium, convention centres and more, Hyatt Place Kuala Lumpur Bukit Jalil offers guests convenient access to an enticing range of retail experiences and amenities. With free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings alongside thoughtful, intuitive hotel design, the hotel enables seamless transitions from work to relaxation, with distinct spaces to sleep, work and play. Hyatt Place Kuala Lumpur Bukit Jalil is also directly connected to major highways and is a 30-minute drive to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, as well as a 45-minute drive to Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Hyatt Place Johor Bahru Paradigm Mall

Newly opened on 6th November 2023, Hyatt Place Johor Bahru Paradigm Mall is located in the core of Johor Bahru and set within the vibrant hub of Skudai district, where it is directly connected to Paradigm Mall, the city’s largest retail, leisure and entertainment destination with over 500 stores, ice-skating and rock-climbing facilities as well as the Paradigm Convention Centre. The hotel is an approximate 20-minute drive to Legoland Malaysia, Johor Premium Outlets, the newly built Stadium Sultan Ibrahim – home to the Johor Southern Tigers football team, and several premium golf courses, making it a perfect stop for families and bleisure travellers who are keen to explore Johor Bahru. An ideal base for corporate retreats and weekend getaways, the hotel is a convenient 15-minute drive from Senai International Airport, and a 20-minute drive from Tuas and Woodlands Checkpoints in Singapore.

Immerse in Malaysia’s Rich Cultural And Natural Heritage

Slated to open in Q3 2024, Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will mark the debut of the Park Hyatt brand in Malaysia. A hallmark of unparalleled luxury amidst the Kuala Lumpur city skyline, Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will offer a one-of-a kind experience for guests as it crowns the tallest skyscraper in Asia Pacific – Merdeka 118, overlooking Stadium Merdeka, Malaysia’s national treasure and a UNESCO heritage site, where the country’s independence was declared in 1957. Set in the country’s most prominent historic site and occupying the top 17 floors of the 118-storey tower, Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will offer unrivalled views from the city’s highest point. Guests can look forward to indulging in a refined and distinctive experience inspired by Malaysia’s rich cultural heritage and the artful tapestry of Kuala Lumpur’s past and present, imbued with a sense of tranquillity. The hotel will feature 252 guestrooms, including 27 suites. True to the Park Hyatt brand, the luxury hotel will offer guests a sophisticated home away from home alongside rare experiences and intuitive service.

Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu

Designed by world-renowned architect, Kengo Kuma from Japan, Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu is located in the heart of the city’s lively dining and entertainment district, offering an experiential stay for savvy travellers and local residents alike, from adventure seekers to culture vultures. Recently opened in October 2022, the hotel marks the debut of Hyatt’s rapidly growing lifestyle brand in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. The 222-room hotel is ideally situated for discovering authentic experiences and hidden gems in the coastal capital of Malaysia’s Sabah state on the island of Borneo, from bustling streets filled with handicraft markets to mountains and hot springs. A 15-minute drive from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu is steps away from shopping hotspots and the Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal from which guests can take a short 20-minute boat trip to surrounding islands to enjoy white sandy beaches and underwater activities.

Reflections of Sabah’s pristine natural beauty – from lush green forests to rocky mountains – are infused throughout the hotel’s interior design, while an extensive collection of art pieces by local artisans, including a pop-up artisan corner in the lobby, provide an engaging experience of the local culture and community. The 23-storey hotel features modern guestrooms with balconies and is crowned with a showstopping double-edged  infinity pool, as well as a duplex dining destination – ON22 restaurant and ON23 bar, offering sweeping views overlooking Signal Hill, the islands at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and the South China Sea.

Explore More of Malaysia with Hyatt Hotels

A warm welcome and enriching experiences await discovery at other Hyatt hotels and resorts in Malaysia: Alila Bangsar Kuala Lumpur,Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont Kiara, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu and Hyatt Regency Kuantan Resort.

Beyond the above properties, future Hyatt hotel openings in Malaysia include Alila Dalit Bay in Sabah, located on the island’s northern coast overlooking 17 acres of pure white, unspoiled foreshore; and Hyatt Centric City Centre Kuala Lumpur, the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the capital of Malaysia located in the heart of the city’s vibrant Golden Triangle on Jalan Sultan Ismail and within minutes of iconic landmarks such as the PETRONAS Twin Towers and Menara Kuala Lumpur.