Element Kuala Lumpur Opens

Eco-conscious property marks the Element Hotels brand’s debut in Southeast Asia

Published: 17 May 2017, Text by: Richard Augustin

Marriott International, Inc. has announced the debut of the Element Hotels brand to Southeast Asia, with the opening of Element Kuala Lumpur.  In collaboration with owners IB Hotel Management Sdn Bhd, the hotel is housed within Ilham Tower, making it the tallest eco-conscious hotel, raising the city’s standards in sustainable hospitality.

Element Kuala Lumpur is Green Building Index (GBI) certified with eco-friendly design and best practices including a rainwater harvesting system, indoor air quality CO2 monitor and energy-efficient LED lighting. Built green from the ground-up, Element Hotels incorporates sustainable design and eco-friendly practices from the beginning.

Element Kuala Lumpur features 252 rooms with city skyline and hill views, each with the Signature Heavenly® Bed and spa-inspired bathrooms. In addition to the 132 stylish studio units, the hotel offers one, two and three-bedroom suites equipped with kitchenettes, making them ideal for guests planning a longer stay and large groups travelling together.

All accommodations reflect a clever use of space through its thoughtful open-plan layout, which is illuminated with abundant natural light and furnished with modern, outdoor-inspired decor that references organic forms and textures found in nature. Accommodations are also equipped with intuitive technology such as Smart TVs and daylight glare control to filter appropriate amounts of sunlight into the room.

Inspired by Westin® Hotels and Resorts’ sense of renewal, Element Hotels offers wholesome food options and activities to ensure all guests can maintain a balanced, healthy lifestyle while on the road for business or pleasure. TRACE restaurant & bar is the hotel’s social hub serving its signature RISE breakfast featuring refreshing smoothies, wholesome granola, fresh fruits and more.

Guests can enjoy spectacular views of the Petronas Twin Towers and beyond from its lofty 40th floor, complete with regional and international cuisine as well as handcrafted cocktails. There’s also an option for guests to have fresh produce delivered straight to their door to prepare their own home-cooked meals, or have a private chef cook for them within the comfort of their suite’s kitchenette.

With four versatile meeting rooms, options abound for business and social functions at Element Kuala Lumpur. The smart meeting rooms are supported by audio-visual technology and an energetic team of meeting and event associates. Following Element Hotels’ eco-conscious philosophy, every event is smart and sustainable, incorporating eco-friendly practices where possible.

Guests at Element Kuala Lumpur need not compromise on a healthy lifestyle while traveling. They can partake in an energizing workout and find balance at Wellness Level 39, which features a fully equipped Motion: Fitness center and indoor saline pool, or get moving at one of the scheduled yoga and Zumba classes. Guests are also encouraged to explore the city with Element’s Bikes-to-Borrow Program.

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