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Fast Facts


Opening Date
20 April 1985

General Manager
Mr. Manfred Weber

Total Number of Rooms

662 rooms consisting of:

  • 561 Guestrooms
  • 101 Suites

Club Floor
The Horizon Club rooms are located on levels 20 to 23 while the Horizon Club Lounge is located at Level 1.

Jurubena Bertiga International

Interior Designer
Graham Solano

Landscape Designer / Architect
Belt, Collins & Associates

History of the Building / Milestones
Hotel construction was completed in 19 September 1984.


Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, is just a 5-minute walk from Petronas Twin Towers, 10-minute walk to major shopping districts and 15-minute walk to Kuala Lumpur Tower.

The hotel overlooks the Kuala Lumpur Tower and Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve bordering the premises.

  • Best City Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, TTG Travel Awards 2015 (Asia) 
  • Best Service Award in The Best of Malaysia Awards 2015 by the Expatriate Lifestyle  
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015 
  • Top 25 Hotels in Malaysia, Top 25 Hotels for Romance, Top 25 Luxury Hotels, Top 25 Hotels for Service - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015 
  • One of the Best Hotels in Southeast Asia, Readers’ Choice Awards 2014 by Condé Nast Traveler  
  • Platinum Award (Five-Star Hotel), Kuala Lumpur Mayor’s Tourism Awards 2014  
  • Best Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Travel + Leisure 2014 
  • Top 500 World’s Best Hotels, Travel + Leisure 2014 
  • Best Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards 2014 
  • ASEAN Green Hotel Award 2014-2016, 2012-2014 
  • Best Hotel Experience in The Best of Malaysia Awards 2014 by Expatriate Lifestyle  
  • Best Business Hotel in Kuala Lumpur 2013, Business Traveller (Asia-Pacific)