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Hotel Istana , Kuala Lumpur

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Welcome to Hotel Istana , Kuala Lumpur ~~~

 
Hotel Introduction
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In the Malay language, Istana means palace. With its unique design and classically regal ambience, the Hotel Istana recaptures the essence of a bygone era of royal Malay-sultanate hospitality.

A majestic landmark central to the business and shopping centre of Kuala Lumpurs Golden Triangle C the most happening hub for both residents and tourists alike C the 20-storey Hotel Istana is a leading corporate address, catering to the concept of stay-work-relax for travellers on the move.

The Hotel Istana is strategically located within Kuala Lumpurs main Golden Triangle business and commercial centre. It is also within walking distance to the Bintang Walk shopping and entertainment hub, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, iconic landmarks such as the Petronas Twin Towers and the Kuala Lumpur Tower and the nearby Chinatown (all within walking distance) while the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is only an hours drive away.

The Hotel is supported by an efficient road and rail transport system with the monorail terminal-stop located just adjacent to Hotel Istana. The convenience of a private limousine service and a public bus and taxi network complements the Hotels easy accessibility.

Hotel Istana in Kuala Lumpur is known among the 5 Star Hotels in Kuala Lumpur for its excellent amenities and services. The hotel is a 20 storey elegant structure and is conveniently located at the heart of the business hub of the city. The hotel has 515 air-conditioned rooms and suites where you get telephone, mini bar and attached bathroom. The hotel also provides for excellent amenities like meeting facilities, swimming pool and excellent dining options. It is an ideal place for both business and leisure travelers.

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Important Informations

Hotel built in 1992, Last complete renovation 2006, Number of floors: 20, Total number of rooms: 505, Number of single rooms: 240, Number of double rooms: 265, Hotel , City hotel

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Room and Accommodation
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Finished in a stylish native decor with plush hand-woven carpets in warm colours, the spacious guestroom comes complete with a personalized electronic safe, mini bar, colour television with in-house movies, high-speed broadband internet access, two IDD telephones as well as coffee and tea making facilities. The deep bath, separated shower and toilet facilities, marble top vanity counter, and range of luxury toiletries are all part of Hotel Istana's standard amenities.

On your trip to Kuala Lumpur if you are worried about your staying, then go for the Hotel Istana in Kuala Lumpur. Among the 5 Star Hotels in Kuala Lumpur this is a reputed name. The reason for its escalating popularity among the Hotels in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is the excellent Room Facilities at Hotel Istana in Kuala Lumpur.

The hotel offers 505 guestrooms and suites and you can choose any of the Superior, Deluxe, and Executive Suite. The best feature of the Room Facilities at Hotel Istana in Kuala Lumpur is the Club Floor. Here you will find both Club Rooms and Club Suites and can choose to stay anywhere that suits your style. The State Suites of the hotel can be said to be the ultimate in elegance and luxury. You can also choose to stay at the Japanese Floor. All the rooms of the hotel are decorated in typical Asian style with the tapestries matching the bed linen and well-maintained furniture. In the suites you get a spacious lounge in addition where you can relax and from every room you get an excellent view of the Kuala Lumpur skyline.

The best rooms in the Istana Hotel in Malaysia are the elegantly decorated State Rooms. All the four rooms- Malaysian, Monarch, Presidential and Mahkota are painted in different colors and decorated following four different themes. In these rooms you find a kitchenette, living area and a private Jacuzzi bath. From the rooms you can have a wonderful view of the city. As a guest of any of the State Rooms you can enjoy the facilities of the Club Lounge at the 20th floor. Two important features of the Room Facilities at Hotel Istana in Kuala Lumpur are the presence of an executive writing table and chair in each room and extension of the telephone line in the bathroom also.

In each room you get air-conditioning system which can be controlled by the occupants of the room. To let you access your email without any disturbance broadband internet connectivity is included among the Room Facilities at Hotel Istana in Kuala Lumpur. Your entertainment need is taken care of by the 29" flat-screen television where you get various satellite channels as well as in house movie channels. If you want to rest your eyes but still want to get the news and listen to music then you can switch on the radio with 5 channels placed in the bedside table. Tea/coffee maker with tea bags and coffee pouches are provided in each room. Your safeguard is ensured by the electronic room keycard.

The details of the Room Facilities at Hotel Istana of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia also show that in the attached bathroom of the rooms you have a long bath with separate shower area. The toiletries are modern and luxurious. You can get 24 hour running hot and cold water. Your valuables are kept safely in the electronic personal safe box provided in each room. A hairdryer and a shaving adaptor are regular features of each room.

Among the other Room Facilities at Hotel Istana at Kuala Lumpur you find a full length mirror and a shaving mirror in the room. Iron and ironing board are also provided in the room. You will always find the mini bar well stocked with reputed brand of liquor and snacks. You can talk to your family and friends from your own room and even from the bathroom through the help of the telephone with IDD facility provided in each room.

Superior Room
Hotel Istana's Superior Rooms begin at the third to the eighteen floors, equipped with a king-size or twin bed and other standard amenities.

Deluxe
Hotel Istana's Deluxe Rooms begin at the third to the eighteen floors. It is the newly refurbished rooms, equipped with a king-size or twin bed and including other standard amenities.

Executive Suite
The Executive Suites located from the eleven to eighteen floors, all designed with the business traveller in mind. The Premier Rooms has attached parlour. The spacious guestrooms complete with standard facilities and amenities.

Room Facilities:

  • Air Condition
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room Movies
  • Minibar
  • Non Smoking Guestrooms
  • Radio
  • Telephone / Direct Dial
  • Voltage 220/240
  • Amenities for guest comfort which include bathrobes, slippers and local newspaper
  • Bath with separate shower
  • Bathroom scales
  • CNN Channel
  • Complimentary coffee and tea-making facilities
  • Desk Clock
  • Electronic key card
  • Electronic safe
  • Full-length mirror
  • Luxurious toiletries
  • Remote controlled colour TV with in-house movies
  • Shaving adapter with 115-230V, AC50 cycles
  • Shaving mirror
  • Voice Mail
  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • High-speed broadband internet access
  • Total Number of Rooms: 515
  • Single rooms
  • Double rooms
  • Twin rooms
  • Triple rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
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Facilities
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Swimming Pool

An inviting free-form outdoor Greco-Roman styled swimming pool overlooking a picturesque and artistically landscaped tropical garden accords an alternative recreational option, offering a conducive setting for ultimate relaxation and sun-bathing.

Fitness & Spa

Fully-equipped gymnasium complete with seperate male and female steam baths, sauna and a whirlpool. A personal trainer is available for guests who require assistance in fitness workout.

Sompoton Spa

Sompoton Spa specialises in offering authentic traditional Malay rejuvenation and wellness treatments, including the signature Gamat Spa package. Versatile range of Japanese and Swedish massages, facial and foot treatments, spa packages and body scrub treatments are also available.

Oasis @Melaka Garden

An inviting free-form outdoor Greco-Roman styled swimming pool overlooking a picturesque and artistically landscaped tropical garden accords an alternative recreational option, offering a conducive setting for ultimate relaxation and sun-bathing.

Meetings & Events

With its Grand Mahkota Ballroom and 14 versatile meeting rooms of variable sizes, Hotel Istana is the preferred location for conventions, wedding receptions, corporate meetings, government events, product launches and private celebrations. The Ballroom with its magnificent crystal chandeliers, is one of Kuala Lumpur's largest pillarless venue with seating capacity of 2000 guests and is accessible from its own entrance. Small or large scale, our experienced event planners and professionally trained service team are prepared to assist in organising a smooth, well planned event. In addition to this, all meeting rooms are complemented with high-speed broadband internet access and the latest audio visual aids, including simultaneous conference system.

The Grand Mahkota Ballroom

THE GRAND MAHKOTA BALLROOM, with its crystal chandeliers and separate spacious foyer, is one of Kuala Lumpur 's largest pillarless ballrooms, with a capacity to seat up to 2,000 guests. It is a preferred location for government ministerial events, international conventions, wedding receptions, product launches, corporate meetings and private celebrations. The Ballroom is also accessible from its own separate entrance, along Jalan Nagasari, allowing convenient transportation of bulk equipment and/or vehicles for exhibition purposes. Alternatively, the Grand Mahkota Ballroom is versatile enough to be further partitioned into three separate function rooms with capacities of between 70 – 900 guests.

Exclutive Meeting Room

These eight Executive Meeting Rooms are located on the 23rd Floor of the Hotel, affording a picturesque birds-eye view of the Kuala Lumpur skyline. They are especially ideal for corporate and board meetings, with capacity ranging from 15 – 50 persons.

Business Centre

Hotel Istana’s Business Centre provides the support link for the business traveller on the move, very much like an office-away-from-home. Located on the Mezzanine level, East Wing, the Business Centre provides an extensive range of services including secretarial services, conference and travel arrangements, translations, courier services, and computer usage.

Court Room

There are five multi-purpose Court Rooms of varied dimensions located adjacent to the Grand Mahkota Ballroom. With a capacity of between 15 – 60 guests, these Court Rooms are most ideal for company meetings and training sessions as well as cosy private get-togethers and celebration parties. Selected function rooms are convertible into larger-sized rooms to suit customised seating requirements.

Lobby


It is very large with palatial splendour. It is furnished in black granite and with a huge chandelier and a fountain in the centre, it gives a grand and majestic feel.

Guest Services

  • 24–hours Room Service
  • Medical services (doctor on call)
  • Designated non-smoking floors
  • Laundry services
  • Shoe-shine services
  • Baby-sitting
  • Valet services
  • Limousine services
  • Surau (male and female)
  • Shopping arcade
  • Florist
  • Gift Shop
  • Luggage room

Court Room

  • Safir Court
  • Zamrud Court
  • Nilam Court
  • Delima Court
  • Berlian Court
  • Baiduri Court
  • Centre of Excellence (CEO)

List of Executive Meeting Rooms:

  • Jed Room
  • Intan Room
  • Kristal Room
  • Topaz Room
  • Kuarza Room
  • Ratna Room
  • Permata Room
  • Firus Room

 

 

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TAMAN SARI BRASSERIE (Lobby Level, East Wing)

Taman Sari, which is Malay for Garden of Flowers , is a delightful Brasserie overlooking landscaped gardens and the adjoining swimming pool. Breezy and stylish with natural lighting by day, it serves a wide range of local and international cuisines. Diners can choose to dine buffet-style or from an extensive a la carte menu.

URBAN BISTRO (Lobby Level, East Wing)

Urban is a contemporary fine dining restaurant offering a spacious, relaxing and informal ambience. Menu features interesting and almost controversial mix of Asian and International cuisines sometimes served up together on a plate, but not fusion style. Indulge in delightful, subtly refreshing and creative dishes by the restaurant's chef extraordinaire. The restaurant offers a wide variety of wines and liquor.

Club Lounge Dining Hall

An exclusive lounge for Club Floor guests, this outlet serves complimentary breakfast, snacks and pre-dinner cocktails daily as well as providing guests with computer workstations offering high-speed internet access, facsimile machines and printers.

SAGAR - AUTHENTIC NORTHERN INDIAN CUISINE (B1 Level East Wing)

Dine like a Maharajah. Bask in the splendour of a bygone era of the Maharajahs and savour the distinct aromasa of their specialty Northern Indian cuisine. Sagar offers an extensive selection of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, all elaborately prepared according to true Northern Indian cooking pot traditions: rich in taste, fragrantly endowed with a variety of exotic spices.

SONGKET LOUNGE (Lobby Level)

A spacious lobby lounge offering a serene view of the adjacent landscaped gardens and swimming pool, the Songket Lounge presents an ideal rendezvous for guests to relax, unwind and enjoy a quiet drink or two. The magnificence of the Songket Lounge embodies a fitting introduction to the timeless beauty of Hotel Istana and its interiors.

deliSport Bar

Unwind and relax at the Sports Bar afetr a hard day's work. This outlet serves an interesting selection of cocktails and light refreshments while guests catch up with the latest sports updates and watch live screenings at the bar.

The deli

Adjacent to the Taman Sari Brasserie is the Istana Bakery, offering
freshly-baked gourmet chocolates, breads, pastries and cakes. Special
order for cakes and takeaways are available.

 

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Location
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The Hotel Istana is strategically located within Kuala Lumpurs main Golden Triangle business and commercial centre. It is also within walking distance to the Bintang Walk shopping and entertainment hub, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, iconic landmarks such as the Petronas Twin Towers and the Kuala Lumpur Tower and the nearby Chinatown (all within walking distance) while the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is only an hours drive away.

Walking distance to:

  • KL Convention Centre
  • Suria KLCC shopping centre
  • Bintang Walk shopping/restaurant district
  • Chinatown (Petaling Street)
  • Petronas Twin Towers
  • KL Tower

Hotel Istana in Kuala Lumpur is a famous name among the 5 Star Hotels in Kuala Lumpur. Along with the wonderful amenities the Location of Hotel Istana in Kuala Lumpur is a major reason for its popularity among the Hotels in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. The Location of Hotel Istana in Kuala Lumpur is at the corner of the Jalan Raja Chulan very close to the business and commercial center of Kuala Lumpur.

If you want to reach the Location of Hotel Istana in Kuala Lumpur then you have to drive for about an hour from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport since the hotel is about 65 kilometers away from the airport. The monorail terminal stop is located almost beside the hotel. It is just 6 kilometers away from the hotel and will take you just 20 minutes driving time. You can avail a taxi or board a public bus from either the airport or the railway station and come to the hotel. Alternatively you can ask the hotel authorities to send their limousine to bring you from the airport.

If you are a shopaholic then this hotel is the ideal place for you to stay since the Location of Hotel Istana of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is just 5 minutes walking distance away from the shopping centers like Starhill, Lot 10 and Sungei Wang Plaza. The Putra World Trade Center is just 10 kilometers away from the hotel and you can reach there by a taxi within 15 minutes.

From the Location of Hotel Istana at Kuala Lumpur, the other places you can visit by walking are the KL Convention Center, Suria KLCC shopping center, Bintang Walk, a shopping and entertainment area. You can also walk to the Chinatown in the Petaling Street and the Petronas Twin Towers and the KL Tower.The hotel is within the golden triangle of Kuala Lumpur, where the major offices, shopping centres and entertainment area are found.

  • Location: Central
  • 70 kms to the nearest airport (kuala lumpur)
  • 9 km to the nearest station (railway)
  • 10 km to the nearest fair site (world trade centre)

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