5 Best KL Shopping Mall Hotels
Best Hotels for Shopping Trips in Kuala Lumpur
The best shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur all have hotels connected to them, making the transition from pool to room to shop a hassle free ordeal. If luxury accommodation, world class facilities and shopping for the season’s latest designer trends is your idea of a perfect day in Kuala Lumpur then read on because we have the absolutely best Kuala Lumpur Shopping Malls Hotels.
Kuala Lumpur has one of the most vibrant shopping scenes in Asia, and the air-conditioned convenience of the shopping mall is KL’s favourite way to browse both international and local Malaysian brands, stop off for almost any regional cuisine that takes your fancy, and often enjoy some leisure facilities too.
A five-star stunner, The Gardens Hotel & Residences-St Giles Luxury Hotel is closely situated to two major shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur - Mid Valley Megamall and The Gardens Mall. The hotel offers 448 luxurious guestrooms, top-notch services and state-of-the-art facilities such an infinity-edge pool and five restaurants and bars, including Sage, an award-winning fine-dining restaurant. Guests are just a short stroll away from The Gardens Mall, a high-end shopping mall which houses designer brands such as Burberry, Coach, DKNY, Hermes and Michael Kors while the neighbouring Mid Valley Megamall boasts a Golden Screen Cinemas movie theatre and over 430 stores spread across five floors.
With one of Kuala Lumpur's biggest shopping malls just next door, Berjaya Times Square Hotel is a great accommodation choice for travelling shoppers and families. A landmark in Kuala Lumpur, this five-star hotel has a gym, steam and sauna rooms, two spas, a kids' playground and four on-site restaurants and bars, as well as a swimming pool, complete with water fountain for kids and a poolside bar for adults. In addition, a massive indoor theme park, movie theatre, and bowling alley are situated within Berjaya Times Square shopping mall. The hotel is also within walking distance from Bukit Bintang’s array of shopping malls, including the ultra posh and exclusive Starhill Gallery, trendy Fahrenheit 88, downmarket Sungei Wang Plaza, and gadget haven Low Yat Plaza.
Situated within walking distance to well-known city landmarks such as the Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and KLCC Park, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur is perfectly catered for the convenience of its guests. A covered sky-bridge outside the hotel leads shopping enthusiasts to the Pavilion KL, Starhill Gallery, and Farenheit 88 shopping centres. Housing a diverse range of designer and street brands such as Coach, Armani, Alexander McQueen, Topshop, Sephora, and Zara, these malls offer endless shopping opportunities as well as great entertainment and dining options. Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the mesmerising city skyline, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur’s spacious guestrooms and suites make for inviting retreats after a full day of retail therapy in Kuala Lumpur city centre.
Offering unparalleled convenience, Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral is adjacent to KL Sentral Station (the city’s one-stop transport hub) and Nu Sentral Mall, a trendy eight-storey mall with massive green rooftops with a multitude of retail outlets, entertainment spaces, and eateries. Here, shoppers can find beloved international brands including H&M, Sephora, Puma, Nike, Victoria Secret, and Scandinavian fashion brand, Monki. Nu Sentral is accessible via a covered walkway situated on the first floor of Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral. The four-star hotel is also a minute walk away from Little India in Brickfields, where shoppers can find a colourful array of retail outlets selling traditional Indian goods such as saris, flower garlands, and jewellery.
Definitely a hotel for a fantastic family break, Sunway Hotel Resort & Spa has activities by the (designer) bag load, with Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall and Sunway Lagoon Theme Park connected to the hotel. Located in Petaling Jaya, the five-star hotel has over 441 guestrooms and suites together with four dining options, all under its roof. Just five minutes away is Sunway Lagoon theme park and Sunway Pyramid shopping mall, interconnected with a covered walkway within the hotel. Hailed as one of Malaysia’s most elaborate family-friendly malls, Sunway Pyramid features a massive Egyptian-inspired giant sphinx standing guard at the entrance, a monumental pyramid-shaped main complex decorated with pseudo-hieroglyphics and faux-Pharaoh statues. International brands such as Topshop, Calvin Klein Jeans, Timberland, M.A.C, Springfield, Ripcurl, Crocs, and Marks & Spencer are available while travelling families will delight in its onsite ice skating rink, games arcade, movie theatre, and indoor archery range.