The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur named Best City Hotel

Kuala Lumpur, 30 October 2013

Less than a year after opening, the iconic Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur has won the “Best City Hotel” Award at the highly regarded “Best Of Malaysia” Awards organised by Expatriate Lifestyle.

The Expatriate Lifestyle “Best of Malaysia Awards” was launched seven years ago and sets out to recognise and acknowledge the incredibly high standards of the Malaysian travel industry. Over 17,000 votes were lodged this year, the highest number ever recorded for the Awards. The results of the 2013 Awards were announced on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 at the Rootz Club, Lot 10 KL.

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur also received the Excellence Award for Best Boutique Hotel at the awards this year.

Jeffrey Mong, General Manager of The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, said “It is wonderful to be recognised as one of the best hotels in the city. We will continue to strive to achieve the highest standard of service and quality, as expected from one of the Leading Hotels of the World”.

The hotel has also received several other recognitions in the past year, including the inaugural Best Brands Classic Award at the BrandLaureate Awards as well as being included in Condé Nast Traveler’s Hot List of the world’s best new hotels and spas in 2013 and DestinAsian’s exclusive “The Luxe List”, which recognises the best hotels in Asia Pacific.

About The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur
The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur opened its doors in December 2012 and includes the meticulously restored iconic Hotel Majestic building. Built in 1932, the original hotel became one of the great landmarks of Kuala Lumpur in its time. Located minutes away from KL Sentral, the Hotel features 300 luxurious rooms and suites. The Majestic Wing houses the Suites with Butler Service, The Colonial Café, The Bar and The Tea Lounge while a new 15-storey Tower Wing houses the Deluxe Rooms and Suites, Contango Restaurant, 16 meeting rooms, a pillar less ballroom seating 1,200 people, a gymnasium and a swimming pool. Other facilities include The Majestic Spa and The Smoke House. The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur is Kuala Lumpur’s only member of The Leading Hotels of The World’s family of iconic and legendary hotels. For more information and reservations, visit

About YTL Hotels
YTL Hotels owns and manages a prestigious collection of award-winning resorts, hotels, boutique experiences and Spa Villages in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Japan, France and the UK, including Pangkor Laut Resort, voted the world’s best resort in 2003.

In July 2012, the company added Gaya Island Resort, a luxurious resort on the exotic tropical island of Borneo to the fold, while December 2012 saw the unveiling of The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, the second heritage jewel in the group’s Classic Hotel collection.

With each new experience that it unveils, the company strives to embrace and highlight the natural essence of culture, character and tradition of its surroundings. YTL Hotels is the hospitality arm of YTL Corporation Berhad.

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