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These luxury hotels in KL are perfect to do staycations at during RMCO (and beyond)

These luxury hotels in KL are perfect to do staycations at during RMCO (and beyond)

Well-deserved indulgence

Text: Ronn Tan


With the Recovery Movement Control Order in place starting 10 June 2020, many sectors are now allowed to operate again—including hotels and domestic tourism


Staycations have always been one of the most popular things to do in Malaysia—especially for those who don't want to leave the city. Good news is that Kuala Lumpur is filled with top-notch and amazing hotels to do just that. Since the start of RMCO, many hotels in KL are resuming operations while ensuring that they follow strict health and safety guidelines set by the government so you get the best experience possible.

If you're thinking about doing a staycation in Kuala Lumpur during RMCO (and beyond), here are some of the best options to choose from. In addition to their respective reopening rates, these hotels all come with their own individual star qualities and attractions—from brilliant dining establishments to state-of-the-art facilities. Of course, they also offer rejuvenating retreats without the need to travel outside KL.


1. W Kuala Lumpur

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With the hotel back in business starting from 1 July 2020, get ready for a one-of-a-kind staycation experience. In addition to a complimentary upgrade to the next room category, the reopening rate also comes with a continental breakfast in Flock or in bed for two, care package (hand sanitisers and packed masks) upon check-in, as well as early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)—among other perks.

With W Kuala Lumpur's reopening, you can also look forward to Sunday Retox Brunch (first and third Sunday of the month) and Retox At Dusk (second and fourth Friday of the month); new ala carte menu at Yen (W KL's contemporary Cantonese restaurant); and Wet Deck—now with an all new, al-fresco dining experience. For some well-deserved rejuvenation, head over to the Away Spa!

Reopening Rate: From RM880 nett per room per night

Contact: 03 2786 8888 or [email protected]

For more information, visit this website.

2. Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur

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It's time to reconnect with the sights, sounds, and tastes of the neighbourhood of Jalan Kamunting again—with the reopening of Hotel Stripes KL. Get your breakfast served to you at Brasserie 25 and end your day at Man Tao Bar with breathtaking views. Relax at the pool overlooking Kuala Lumpur's skyline and boost your energy levels at the hotel's state-of-the-art gym.

Reopening Rate: From RM240 per night

Contact: 03 2038 0000 or [email protected]

For more information, visit this website.

3. EQ Kuala Lumpur

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Pair impressive panoramic city views with a location in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s famed Golden Triangle and you'll get the perfect staycation combo. Since reopening in March 2019 as EQ Kuala Lumpur after Hotel Equatorial closed its doors in 2012 for redevelopment, EQ—with 440 guest rooms and suites—has continued to cement a reputation as a hotel to visit in KL. Now, an entire floor is dedicated to fitness and wellness including the Sanctum gym and spa, the 25-metre infinity pool, a large vitality pool, and the Himalayan salt sauna. On the 51st floor, there's Sabayon, a restaurant offering contemporary European cuisine, and Blue, an open-air rooftop bar and lounge. 

With Weekend Getaway, stay in the Deluxe King Room or Deluxe King Room with Twin Towers views and enjoy complimentary breakfast for two adults at Nipah; whereas The Suite Life comes with Studio Suite bookings, complimentary breakfast for two adults at Nipah, or room service—as well as RM200 daily dining credit. You'll also be getting complimentary daily snacks and soft drink. 

Reopening Rate: From RM788 per room per night

Contact: 03 2789 7777 or [email protected]

For more information, visit this website.

4. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

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The 473-key rooms and suites hotel is ready to help you immerse in the best staycation experience. Inclusive of complimentary in-room breakfast for two, you will also be entitled to a late check-out of 4pm. You can also indulge in the newly-renovated Presidential and Royal Suites—each commanding the picturesque skyline of the city’s landscape and are fitted with amenities such as Jacuzzi bathtubs. A staycation at any of the suites come with complimentary in-room breakfast, access to Club InterContinental Lounge, in-room personalised check-in, and butler services.

Reopening Rate: From RM349+ per night (Deluxe Room); from RM15,400+ per night (Suites)

Contact: 03 2782 6000 or [email protected]

For more information, visit this website.

5. The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

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Its timeless colonial charm has made the hotel a beacon for travellers since 1932. With the reopening of the national icon, prepare to do a staycation filled with elegance, impeccable service, and privacy. In addition to the flexibility to determine your check-in and check-out times, you will also be getting a complimentary breakfast served to your room. While you're there, make sure to indulge in an afternoon tea session at The Orchid Conservatory or dine at Contango. 

Reopening Rate: From RM315 per night

Contact: 03 2785 8000 or [email protected]

For more information, visit this website.

6. Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

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Photo by Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Take the family out for a well-deserved staycation at Grand Hyatt KL and savour Thirty8's signature afternoon tea (for two adults) as well as enjoy daily complimentary breakfast for two adults (as well as two children below the age of 12). Whether you're staying in the Grand Room or Grand Executive Suite, expect to have a great time with loved ones. 

Reopening Rate: RM450+ per room per night

Contact: 03 2182 1234 or [email protected]

For more information, visit this website.

7. The Chow Kit

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Photo by The Chow Kit

The Towkay Suite in The Chow Kit might just be the spot for an unforgettable staycation. With the room, you'll also be entitled to daily breakfast; daily lunch or dinner (choice of one small plate and one main course); daily mocktail or cocktail; as well as flexible check-in and check-out times. While you're there, remember to savour food and drinks from The Chow Kit Kitchen and Bar with a menu created by award-winning restaurateurs Christian Bauer and Eddie Chew of Troika Sky Dining.

Reopening Rate: From RM295 per room per night

Contact: 03 2778 6666

For more information, visit this website.

8. Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

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Photo by Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

A staycation at one of the popular hotels in the city comes with daily breakfast at Mosaic, a bottle of wine, as well as early check-in at 10am and late check-out at 4pm. In addition to Mosaic, check out other F&B establishments in Mandarin Oriental KL—including Lai Po Heen and Aqua. While you're here, why not treat yourself to selected treatments at The Spa? 

Reopening Rate: From RM519 per night

Contact: 03 2380 8888 or [email protected]

For more information, visit this website.

9. Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

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Photo by Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

If you're ready to return to the safe sanctuary of Banyan Tree KL for your long-awaited rejuvenation staycation, your stay will be inclusive of daily breakfast for two and complimentary upgrade to the next room category. While you're here, don't miss out on the elegant ambience of Altitude, the buzzing atmosphere of Vertigo, and the culinary highlight known as Horizon Grill. Part of Banyan Tree's identity is its spa—one of the best places in town for the ultimate pampering experience.

Reopening Rate: From RM765 per night

Contact: 03 2113 1888 or [email protected]

For more information, visit this website.

10. Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur

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Photo by Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur

Spend quality time with the family while you do a staycation at Le Méridien KL. Whether you're staying at a Deluxe or Suite room, you'll get complimentary breakfast for two adults and two children. Dine at the hotel's acclaimed restaurants such as Favola, Prime, and Latest Recipe. Fun time for everyone!

Reopening Rate: From RM500 per night per room

Contact: 03 2263 7888

For more information, visit this website.

11. The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

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Photo by The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

Go for an exquisite getaway at the hotel to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. With the reopening rate, you'll get complimentary breakfast at The Brasserie, complimentary three pieces of laundry daily, 24-hour St. Regis signature butler service, and more. Valid on weekends, relax while you dine at many of The St. Regis KL's F&B establishments—including Crystal, Taka, Ushi, Astor Bar, and The Drawing Room. 

Reopening Rate: From RM879 per night

Contact: 03 2727 1111

For more information, visit this website.

12. Hilton Petaling Jaya

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Photo by Hilton Petaling Jaya

In addition to a pool and fitness centre, Hilton PJ has a plethora of dining options for your indulgence during your staycation here. Relax over a cup of coffee at Caffé Cino, feast on delectable Kaiseki Sets at Genji, sample an array of local and international dishes at Paya Serai, as well as treat yourself to authentic Chinese fare at Toh Yuen. Whether you're staying in a Guest Room or a Suite, you can expect complete rejuvenation and comfort for a brilliant staycation experience.

Reopening Rate: From RM255++ per night 

Contact: 03 7955 9122

For more information, visit this website.

13. The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

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Photo by The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

Consisting of 364 guest rooms and five brilliant dining establishments, The Ritz-Carlton KL is a great spot for city staycation. Its location within the Golden Triangle also means that you're never too far from anything if you feel like stepping out of the hotel. F&B options here include Li Yen for signature Chinese classics, The Library for fine curations by Chef Wai, The Lobby Lounge for afternoon tea, The Patisserie for sweet and savoury treats, as well as The Cobalt Room for a combination of local and international dishes.

Reopening Rate: From RM455 per room per night

Contact: 03 2142 8000

For more information, visit this website.

14. Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur Chinatown

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Photo by Four Points by Sheraton

Reopened on 15 July 2020, the hotel is now available for staycation. With the "Love In The City" staycation package, you will be enjoying rose petal turndown service, a chilled bottle of sparkling wine, private afternoon tea or sunset cocktails (or mocktails) for two, breakfast in bed, as well as guaranteed late check-out at 8pm. 

Each room at the hotel features customised wall art by Malaysian artists Loka Made—portraying the stories of the livelihood, craft, and trade of the neighbourhood. While you're here, grab a meal at Quan's Kitchen and treat yourself to a tipple (or two) at Jann. 

Reopening Rate: From RM299 nett per night

Contact: 03 2035 7333

For more information, visit this website.


Where will you be going for a staycation in Kuala Lumpur during RMCO? From brilliant rooms to hotels with amazing dining spots, you have many options to choose from. Wherever you decide to pamper yourself, always remember to keep safe and practise social distancing. 

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