by Lisa A. Grimaldi | March 07, 2018
The 232-room Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur is set to open in 2021 in Malaysia's capital. The hotel will occupy the top 17 floors of the 118-story PNB 118 Tower, Southeast Asia's tallest building, slated for completion in 2020.
Guest rooms will afford views of Stadium Merdeka, a UNESCO heritage site where the country's independence was declared in 1957. Among the property's offerings are 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space, as well as a pool with views of the city below, a spa with six treatment rooms, and three restaurants.
"We are delighted to collaborate with PNB Merdeka Ventures SDN Berhad and to announce the introduction of the Park Hyatt brand in Malaysia," said David Udell, group president-Asia Pacific, Hyatt Hotels Corp. "The new Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will provide guests with meaningful and enriching moments as they find themselves surrounded by contemporary luxury and artistry at its best - from original artworks to the finest in culinary expression."
"The Park Hyatt brand is a leader in luxury hospitality and offers guests a one-of-a-kind experience with highly personalized service, renowned art and design, and exceptional food-and-beverage programs," said Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, PNB group chairman. "The brand has hotels in iconic cities around the world, and we're thrilled to welcome the brand to Kuala Lumpur's PNB 118 tower and to be a part of the brand's global network."
When completed, the Merdeka PNB 118 Tower will be the third-tallest building in the world. In addition to the Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, it will include office space and an observation deck.