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Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur Completes Re-Imaging Programme

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The Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur, recently completed a RM138-million re-imaging programme. The result is a new façade, a brand new Horizon Club Lounge, Lobby Lounge and swimming pool, as well as an all-new collection of 662 rooms, including 101 suites designed with modern amenities to offer the very best in comfort.

Each standard room has an average size of 40 square metres and features new furnishings and classic materials in red, orange, gold and walnut-brown hues to exude a warm and welcoming feel. Facilities include a 32-inch LCD television, in-house movies, IDD telephone services, a refrigerator and mini bar, individual room temperature control, tea- and coffee-making facilities, a mini safe and complimentary high-speed broadband Internet access.

The suites are appointed with a sculpted marble coffee table, a Nespresso coffee machine, a 37-inch LCD television with a DVD player, 38 in-house television and radio channels, and an oversized executive desk and ergonomically designed executive chair overlooking the city skyline.

There is also a new room category, Premier Selection Suites, with 58 units, the majority of which are equipped with an exclusive walk-in dressing area and a personal bathroom television.

The hotel has two Presidential suites – the Royal Suite and the Malaysian Suite. Each Presidential suite has an area of 240 square metres and is located on the top two floors of the hotel. They provide guests with an elegant dining room for 12 people, a living room, a working area, a pantry, a dressing area, a bathroom and a spacious master bedroom. The Presidential suites are accessible via a private lift from the specially designed lobby at the VIP entrance.

The new Horizon Club Lounge has been relocated from Level 28 to Level one, and provides personalised services and facilities, such as Club Floor check-in and check-out, concierge service, a family area, a dining room with international reading materials, complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, cocktails and light refreshments, a smoking room, complimentary wireless internet access, boardrooms, workstations, complimentary use of the meeting rooms for two hours daily and basic secretarial services.

The food and beverage outlets at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur offer an extensive variety of local and international cuisine. The hotel’s newly refurbished Lobby Lounge overlooking the lush tropical water gardens offers innovative cocktails, mocktails and daily afternoon tea.

Other food and beverage options include Shang Palace, which offers Cantonese cuisine; the Lemon Garden Café, a smorgasbord of Malay, Indian, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean and Western buffet specialities prepared à la minute; the fine dining Restaurant Lafite offering over 600 wine labels; and Zipangu, which offers authentic sushi, yakitori and traditional Japanese fare in a contemporary setting.

Recreation facilities include Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur’s new swimming pool surrounded by lush tropical greenery with a spacious sunbathing deck area offering views of the Kuala Lumpur Tower and KLCC Petronas Twin Towers.

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