WORLDHOTELS Expands in Asia

Prince Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur Joins Portfolio

By: Ana Figueroa

Prince Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur, the 5-star international property near the famous Petronas Twin Towers in the heart of the Malaysian capital, has joined WORLDHOTELS, the leading global marketing and distribution partner for independent hotels. The 608-room Prince is popular with both business and leisure travelers, and combines a comfortable, contemporary hotel and stylish serviced apartments all with superb international-style service and warm Malaysian hospitality.

Located in Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle Central Business District, the hotel is directly opposite The Pavilion KL, Kuala Lumpur’s newest shopping mall, and only a short stroll from the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. Close to Embassy Row and numerous corporate offices including Shell Global Solutions, ExxonMobil, BP Asia Pacific and Boeing, it also neighbors the Bintang Walk entertainment hub and Bukit Bintang shopping district.The hotel’s strong service culture, called Delighting at Prince, ensures that the guest experience is second to none, and is a key element of the hotel’s success.

A leading meeting, conference and banqueting venue for medium-scale gatherings in Kuala Lumpur, the hotel features 448 stylish guestrooms and suites, along with 160 serviced apartments. Short- and long-term guests may choose from one-bedroom and family apartments to a penthouse, with residences incorporating a private lounge for breakfast. High-tech features throughout include wireless broadband Internet, multi-feature phones and workstation desks.

Renowned food and beverage options range from the chic Eccucino Brasserie and award-winning Tai Zi Heen Chinese Restaurant to Taishojin Japanese Restaurant, Fidel’s Cigar Room, a Mezzanine Bar and Lounge and Terrace Pool Bar and Grill.

Integrated conference and meeting facilities on a dedicated floor accommodate up to 1,500 people with nine function rooms including the Grand Prince Ballroom and Prince Ballroom. Facilities incorporate all the latest state-of-the-art technology, telecommunication systems and audio-visual presentation tools. A business center provides both individual work stations and private boardrooms for meetings as well as professional secretarial and administration services. A cozy business lounge adjacent to the business center is ideal for informal meetings.

On another dedicated level is a beautifully landscaped Tropical Garden and swimming pool, as well as Fitness Center with the latest work-out equipment and a Kids Club to keep children occupied and entertained throughout the day.

Also featured is the Mandara Spa, a resort-style city spa with Balinese design and a menu blending traditional Asian treatments with the latest spa techniques and products. Several of the treatments rooms offer panoramic Kuala Lumpur city views.

WORLDHOTELS is the largest and most established Europe based global hotel group for independent hotels and regional hotel brands. The company's strong emphasis is on properties with character and distinction.