Hyatt House KL opens doors as Hyatt’s first extended-stay hotel in Southeast Asia


Hyatt Hotels & Resorts regional vice president of Hyatt Place/Hyatt Houe & Full Service Franchise Operations (Asia Pacific) Michael Koffler (second left), Anwar Syahrin (third left) and Peter (right) during the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the opening ceremony of Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara.

KUALA LUMPUR: Hyatt and UEM Sunrise Bhd celebrate the opening of the long-awaited Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara, marking the brand’s entry into the extended stay hotel segment in Malaysia and the Southeast Asian region.

The Hyatt House hotel is strategically located in the exclusive, cosmopolitan community of Mont’Kiara, only minutes away from the Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), the nation’s largest exhibition center.

With 298 guestrooms and fully equipped kitchen suites, the hotel currently stands as the largest Hyatt House hotel in the world, featuring a full three-meal restaurant, 3,200 square feet (300 square meters) of meeting space, a 24-hour workout room, infinity sky pool, and the TEN 37 Skypool Bar, which features a captivating view of the Kuala Lumpur city skyline.

Be it the uprooted business traveler or the uncompromising tourist, Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara offers the best in modern essentials, and contemporary home comfort for all.

“Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara is located in a very desirable area, and we are looking forward to creating a positive travel experience for each and every guest,” said general manager Bennett Peter.

“The Hyatt House brand is everything the name represents – a welcoming and warm environment that encourages guests to live like residents. We want each and every guest who comes through our doors to feel that they can let their real-life routines roll on, even when they are on the road.”

Located in the heart of Mont’Kiara, an affluent suburb located three miles (five kilometers) from central Kuala Lumpur, Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara is surrounded by recreational options, including the best in premium international dining, retail, niche lifestyle stores, and vibrant nightlife.

“We are proud to work with Hyatt and to bring the Hyatt House extended stay experience to Malaysia,” said Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Anwar Syahrin Abdul Ajib of UEM Sunrise.

“Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara completes the overall implementation plan of our award-winning Arcoris Mont’Kiara development, which is designed by the London-based architectural firm, Foster + Partners.

“It is a significant milestone that marks UEM Sunrise’s inaugural venture into the hospitality industry as we expand our business portfolio. Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara addresses the needs of businesses and leisure travelers in the affluent Mont’Kiara enclave and its wider surroundings.”

In his role, Peter is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s 90 plus associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt House brand is known.