Element Kuala Lumpur, the first hotel in Southeast Asia under Element Hotels by Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc, is set to open in June 2017. Starwood is owned by Marriott International Inc. The hotel is located within the 275m tall Ilham Tower – the 5th tallest building in Malaysia on Jalan Binjai in KLCC area. The hotel is occupying the 39th to 53rd floors of the building, making it the tallest hotel in Malaysia.
The hotel will consist of 252 rooms, ranging from studio units to 3-bedroom suites, meeting rooms, a restaurant and a bar. Targeting travellers who are looking for extended stays, its general manager Ramesh Ganeson said 65% of Element KL will be made up of the usual hotel rooms while the rest will consist of extended stay suites.
The hotel is Green Building Index certified and is part of a mixed development which also houses the Ilham Gallery, a public art space, as well as commercial units and restaurants. It is also situated within walking distance from the Ampang Park LRT and the Petronas Twin Towers.
The hotel features a fully equipped 24/7 fitness centre, complimentary bikes for guests to borrow, a spa, indoor swimming pool and 1,744 sq ft of versatile meeting rooms.
The hotel is offering opening special rates starting from RM380 per night for its studio king room.