Words & Images: Alila Bangsar
Alila’s first property in Malaysia now welcomes guests at its urban retreat set high above Kuala Lumpur’s vibrant Bangsar district. Taking up the top floors of The Establishment, the five-star Alila Bangsar is a contemporary haven for business and leisure blending a lively city vibe with world-class restaurants and bars.
Innovative Design by Neri & Hu Alila Bangsar’s sleek, dark-cladded façade provides a dramatic contrast to its soothing white interiors. Clean lines, and natural tones allow light to stream in while revealing striking views of the iconic skyline with artfully placed lush foliage bringing nature indoors. Meticulously designed by internationally renowned duo Lyndon Neri & Rossana Hu, the hotel’s 143 rooms and suites comprises Studios, Balcony Studios, Deluxe Studios, Deluxe Corner Studios, the Bangsar Suites and Alila Suites.
Alila Bangsar’s luxurious Deluxe Corner Studio.
The spacious interiors come with floor-to-ceiling windows bathing the rooms with natural light and panoramic views of Kuala Lumpur. Guest rooms are equipped with LED television, telephone, in-room safe, minibar and kettle. A dedicated butler service is provided at the Alila Living Room located on every guest floor from the 35th to 40th floors, with all day refreshments to pamper guests with a home-away-from-home experience.
Unwind by the pool on Level 40, where its garden landscaping, luxurious loungers, and infusions of natural light give way to spectacular views. The Pool Bar serves retro favourites and local tropical flavours.
The Pool at Level 40 is a great place to unwind.
On level 41, the French semi fine dining restaurant Entier, takes an avant-garde approach, in nose to tail dining – helmed by Chef Masashi Hirouchi from the two Michelin-starred L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon in London. On the same level, the Pacific Standard cocktail lounge oozes mid-century glamour while serving craft spirits.
Rising above all through three levels is Lido, the Rooftop Bar, promising panoramic unadulterated views and high spirits. Made with fresh and authentic quality produce, Botanica + Co offers menus of wholesome and delectable dishes designed to delight guests’ senses.