ibis KLCC Review - 8 reasons why it is the perfect weekend getaway in KL



Do you know the world's busiest plane route is between Singapore and KL?


This short 296 Km route has a whopping 8 carriers with average of 82 flights a day. With an average of 150 passengers, it would mean a mind bloggling 12300 pax travelling to and fro on a daily basis. 

With such a high number of visitors, choosing a place to stay in KL in essential. Over the March holidays, we were invited to ibis KLCC to sample a weekend getaway. 

ibis KLCC is one of the newest hotel situated in the heart of KLCC. ibis KLCC is the largest ibis in Asia Pacific. It stands out as a 4 star hotel nested on a street with luxury hotels. With it's excellent location - 5 minutes away from Petronas Twin Towers and Suria KLCC shopping Mall, it will make a great introduction to KL for first timers to the city. 

A fair warning. It may have 684 rooms , but when we were there it was at 95% occupancy rate. So book early for your trip to prevent disappointment


ibis KLCC
To make your decision to pick ibis KLCC  here are 8 Reasons why you should choose ibis KLCC as your hotel when you are in town.

1 Modern Comfy Room
Standard Rooms
Our rooms for this trip would be the Standard Rooms with Twin Beds. These rooms has a hint of freshness due to it's light wooden hues and spanking clean set up. The rooms are equipped with single size ibis signature 'Sweet' Bed that has a high tech mattress with a density to adapt to the pressure points of your body. It was not surprising that we slept like babies during our stay on these comfortable beds.


Room size are from 20m² and comes equipped with 40 inch LED flat screen TV, Safe, high speed WiFi and coffee tea amenities. The bathroom also features rain shower together with a touch sensitive mirror light.
Build in Safe
You can also own for the bigger Deluxe Room with 1 Queen size bed and 1 single bed. You could fit 2 adults and 2 young kids in this room. Do book early as there are limited rooms available for this configuration.
Deluxe Room : ibis KLCC

Overall, we were happy with the rooms as it suited us perfectly for this trip.




2 Infinity Pool with a View
The View from ibis KLCC


One of the highlights of the trip was the Infinity pool located at the top level of ibis.

View of Petronas Twin Towers
With a good view of Petronas Twin Towers and the city beyond, the infinity pool makes the best spot for that perfect shot.

Infinity Pool @ ibis  KLCC

We loved it so much that we had to visit it EVERYDAY during our stay at ibis KLCC.


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Let's Swim!

3 The Asian Spa
The Asia Spa @ ibis KLCC

For the weary traveller, ibis KLCC has The Asia Spa for one to soothe away all the tension.
Path to relaxation
The Asian Spa is a sanctuary in the city . Visitors can opt for a wide range of treatments including pampering massages, facial and body treatments, manicure and pedicure.
Pick your scent
As it is located within the hotel itself, you do not need to leave the hotel to be pampered. There are also couple rooms available for the Mom and Dad to indulge and relax. 
Couple's Room
Prices are very affordable with a 60 minutes foot massage starting from RM 160.
The Asia Spa



4 Amenities
Seating area

Checking into ibis KLCC was a breeze with its spacious lobby with seating area. 
Check in 
With the high occupancy rates, it is great to have a nice cosy area to sit while waiting for your room to be ready.
Welcome
There is the Petite Paris that provides comfort food and hot or cold beverages on the go located at the lobby. Check out their delicious pastry when you are there.
Petite Paris

Take the lift up to the top levels to explore the hotel. An interesting note that there were alot of natural elements used in this hotel. From the choice of wooden furnishing to the large stone art on the wall. ibis KLCC is in tune with the earth for its choice of decoration.
Lifts @ ibis

Head up to the 31st floor and you would experience a earthly elements fused with classical furnishing in one of KL's newest high-rise bar venue Jaded. Peer through the floor to ceiling windows to appreciate one of the best views in town.
Jade
In addition, the fully equipped gym and rooftop infinity pools are located on the same floor. On a clear day in the 24 hour gym, you might even spot Genting Highlands over the Horizon.


If you are planning a meeting at ibis KLCC, there are 6 meeting rooms with a capacity of 160 pax. 
Meeting rooms

For guests of the hotel, there is an additional complimentary shuttle service to key locations in the city such as Petronas Twin Towers, Pavilion Shopping Centre and Bukit Bintang MRT Train Station.


5 Kampung Kitchen

If you are a foodie, you would be glad to know that the in house restaurant, Kampung Kitchen serve delightful buffets .

Serving quintessential Malaysian cuisine, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or hi tea during your stay.

We love Kampung Kitchen for the food as well as the space.

The restaurant occupy a whole entire floor of the building with a beautiful view throughout . Pricing for the meals are also very reasonable with a buffet lunch starting at RM 29.90.


6 The View
Meal with a View
There is something magical about the views from ibis KLCC. With the iconic Pertronas tower peering from the KL Skyline . Regardless if you are having a meal or a dip at the pool, the view will take your breathe away.

Pool with a View
For the best view in the house, head to Jaded bar in the evening and watch the city comes to live with its dazzling lights.

Drinks with a View

7 Location Location Location
KLCC
We mentioned earlier the proximity of ibis KLCC to Suria Mall KLCC. A comfortable 5-10 minutes walk will get you to the mall where you can find plenty of shopping and food option. The KLCC LRT is located within the same destination too. If walking is a chore, just grab a Grab. Our cost from the hotel to Suria Mall KLCC... only RM 5!

Madm Kwan's

We recommend a visit to the famous Madam Kwan's for a taste of their Nasi Lemak.
Absolutely lazat!



8 Excellent Rates


Sign up as an accord member  and get the best rates in town. Members gets up to 40% off and a stay starts from about USD 50 per night with breakfast thrown in. It's an excellent deal for those heading to KL!

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Disclosure
TWD was invited to review ibis KLCC. All opinions are of our own.



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