he Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel & Convention Centre, located in the heart of the city center, has officially reopened its doors to the public after an extensive renovation period that began in June 2020. This reopening marks an exciting development, as the hotel will now be part of Marriott International’s first dual-branded property under the Marriott Bonvoy travel program in Malaysia. The Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel & Convention Centre will share an address with the Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, City Centre, which is set to open this quarter.
The complex general manager of both properties, Bipan Kapur, expressed the team’s enthusiasm, stating, “It’s been a challenging but a truly worthwhile journey, and we’re excited to welcome our guests back with renewed energy. There’s so much to look forward to with the newly designed rooms and facilities, the unique restaurants and bars, and the all-new convention center.”
Here are some key highlights of the revamped Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel & Convention Centre:
Redesigned Rooms: The hotel now offers 406 redesigned guest rooms, including themed family suites, providing a variety of accommodation options for guests.
Family-Friendly Facilities: Levels 3 and 4 have been dedicated to family-friendly facilities, including a large outdoor pool with water slides and a wet play area, a 13,000 sq ft Paradise Trails adventure zone, an indoor Kids Club, a Stay & Play multipurpose function room, and a 24-hour fitness center.
Dining Options: The hotel features three halal-certified restaurants: Evolution for all-day dining, R Bar, and H2O Bar & Grill, a poolside restaurant offering a delightful dining experience.
Mandara Spa: Guests can indulge in relaxation at the Mandara Spa, where a range of rejuvenating treatments is available.
Impressive Convention Center: The property boasts a 52,000 sq ft convention center, including a 1,800-seater pillarless ballroom, 26 function rooms, and four pre-function lounges with spacious foyers. These facilities are well-equipped with dedicated audiovisual support and communal break areas, making it an ideal choice for conferences and events.
Prime Location: Located near iconic landmarks like the Petronas Twin Towers and the bustling shopping district of Bukit Bintang, the hotel offers guests convenient access to the city’s attractions. It’s also within walking distance of public transportation options, including the Bukit Nanas Monorail and Dang Wangi LRT stations, as well as the GoKL free city bus.
Marriott International’s Area Vice-President for Indonesia and Malaysia, Ramesh Jackson, shared his excitement about this development, emphasizing the vibrant energy of Malaysia’s most dynamic city. He noted that the opening of the Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, City Centre would mark Malaysia’s first dual-branded property under Marriott Bonvoy, reflecting the brand’s commitment to expanding its portfolio in Malaysia.
The Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel & Convention Centre’s reopening and its inclusion in the dual-branded property with Four Points by Sheraton signify a significant milestone in Malaysia’s hospitality sector. This move is poised to offer guests an enhanced and well-rounded experience in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.