New World Hotels & Resorts announced its first property in Malaysia: New World Petaling Jaya Hotel. The hotel, which opened today, is one of the tallest hotels in Petaling Jaya.
Conveniently located with direct access to a major highway route as well as in close proximity to the Kelana Jaya LRT station, the hotel will offer all the conveniences of the city at its doorstep and easy connection to local business and leisure activities.
“We are delighted to unveil New World Petaling Jaya Hotel today, and to welcome international and domestic travellers alike.” said General Manager Jai Kishan. “The hotel has been designed as a welcoming, residential-style home base to conduct business and discover the area’s many attractions, the perfect venue to meet up with friends and professional associates, or a peaceful retreat to simply unwind and relax.”
In celebration, an introductory opening package - “Style in The Sky”, which includes a buffet breakfast for two persons at Pasar Baru and welcome cocktails at PJ's Bar & Grill, rooftop bar is available until 31 March 2018. Rates start from RM418 nett on weekends and RM438 nett on weekdays for double occupancy.
The “WAU” factor
Delightful design details await each guest who walks through New World Petaling Jaya Hotel’s majestic entrance. Malaysian influence is present throughout the thoughtful interior design, a six-metre high “wau” (traditional Malaysian kite) sets an imposing structure at the lobby to the colossal three-metre “gasing” (traditional Malaysian spinning top) sculptures and well-curated local artworks greet guests upon arrival.
Contemporary guestrooms and suites with a local flair
New World Petaling Jaya Hotel’s 300 guestrooms feature bamboo flooring to convey both tactile warmth and a feeling of spaciousness, complementing the contemporary design which includes sleek furnishings and marble-clad bathrooms to create an element of opulence, in addition to the unique Malaysian-themed artwork and design in every room for a sense of identity that is proudly Malaysian. Subtle and warm colour palettes of understated azure, in sync with mood lighting inspires your home away from home. Generously sized, guestrooms start from 36-square-metres for Deluxe room to 73-square-metre suites.
The 20 spacious suites also features free-standing bathtubs. Residence Club rooms and suite guests will be provided access to the New World Hotels’ signature Residence Club Living Room which offers exclusive benefits such as complimentary breakfast, all-day refreshments and dedicated concierge service, as well as sweeping cityscape views.
A culinary melting pot
Pasar Baru restaurant salutes Malaysia’s multi-cultural mélange of Malay, Indian and Chinese flavours in a lively market-style setting. Traditional mosaic tiles synonymous with the local Peranakan heritage adorns the walls of Pasar Baru creating a colourful and vibrant setting to elevate the local market experience tantamount with Malaysian culture. It also serves Western favourites and makes for a charming breakfast setting delivering fresh food from live cooking stations.
Set atop the 30th floor against expansive cityscape views, PJ’s Bar & Grill is the largest rooftop bar in Petaling Jaya fitted with a viewing deck perfect for capturing the city’s panoramic skyline. The sophisticated restaurant specialises in Western and Asian grilled dishes, tantalising appetisers and creative cocktails accompanied by a private cigar lounge, scenically situated next to the outdoor infinity-edge rooftop pool.
The Lounge in the hotel’s lobby is destined to become a favourite spot to catch up with friends or business partners. During the day, sunshine pours in from the wide, two-storey-high windows while at night the panorama of lights resonates with the city’s energy and momentum. Multiple cosy seating areas beckon patrons to relax and savour a refreshing drink, a cocktail, coffee or teas, along with a savoury snack or luscious dessert.
The 300-square-metre rooftop infinity-edge pool on 30th floor offers refreshing swims and sunbathing, while the whirlpool provides a relaxing and bubbly massage, all backdropped with a city panorama. A state-of-the-art fitness centre equipped with the latest treadmills, elliptical machines, stair climbers and free weights offer with sweeping views of the city is located on 29th floor.
Experiential, personalised and rewarding events
The hotel’s event facilities include a 1,700-square-metre pillarless grand ballroom accommodating up to 1,000 guests. Experiential, personalised and rewarding events with bespoke menus and service excellence is the core of New Wold Petaling Jaya Hotel synonymous with the importance of aesthetics and flexibility. The standalone grand ballroom with its own entrance adds a sense of arrival and grandeur to any event, with the added convenience of also being easily linked by bridge to the hotel. The additional eight meeting rooms, all with abundant natural light, are ideal for business meetings or social functions. Each venue is illuminated with functional reflective dimmers to evoke a sense of space with classic imprints of the Malaysian “wau” adorning the walls to signify the influence of local charm.