Canopy by Hilton says hello to Malaysia
Canopy by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Bintang will open in late 2021, marking the debut of the Canopy by Hilton brand in Malaysia as well as Southeast Asia. The property will provide an energetic and comfortable stay for guests in search of thoughtful local experiences in Kuala Lumpur’s vibrant Bukit Bintang district.
Set along Pudu Road within the Bukit Bintang neighbourhood, the 456-key hotel includes the Canopy Central café and bar as well as a fitness centre. The swimming pool and F&B outlet located on the 28th floor rooftop will overlook Kuala Lumpur’s city skyline. Following the brand pillars, Canopy by Hilton Kuala Lumpur will be inspired and influenced by its local surroundings, and will be a natural extension of the neighbourhood. Guests can expect a thoughtfully-curated local food and beverage menu that will highlight the capital city’s exceptional cuisine as well as an artisanal breakfast and Wi-Fi to be included in the room rate.
“Canopy by Hilton is a seamless addition to Kuala Lumpur’s lively Bukit Bintang neighbourhood,” said Gary Steffen, global head, Canopy by Hilton. “Stemming from its locally-inspired design and food and drink offerings, Canopy by Hilton Kuala Lumpur connect guests to the neighbourhood’s numerous shopping, dining and entertainment options, allowing travellers to embark on a new kind of lifestyle experience in the destination.”
Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s most prominent retail and entertainment belt with a charming mix of modern and classic, guests to the hotel will find its location an ideal base to explore the district’s many offerings ranging from landmark shopping malls and extensive food and beverage offerings, to vibrant local night markets and authentic street food stalls. The hotel forms part of Bukit Bintang City Centre, a mixed-use development that includes office towers, residential apartments, a lifestyle shopping mall, a modern Malaysian heritage-inspired bazaar, an entertainment hub as well as a transit hub.
“We are thrilled to launch Canopy by Hilton in Southeast Asia in the gateway city of Kuala Lumpur,” said Guy Phillips, senior vice president, development, Asia & Australasia, Hilton. “The entry of Canopy by Hilton not only points to the sophistication of this market and the travellers to this destination, it also underscores our commitment to thoughtfully deploy each of our brands so that we can serve every traveller, for all their travel needs.”
“As the owner of the hotel tower in Bukit Bintang City Centre, we are pleased to partner with Hilton to debut Canopy by Hilton in Kuala Lumpur,” said a spokesperson for Hass Holdings Sdn Bhdn. “The investment into this high-quality asset marks our first foray into the capital city from our solid base in East Malaysia, and we are confident that Canopy by Hilton will be the perfect fit for our property as the brand provides a distinctive identity and strong differentiation.”