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Top 18 Luxury Hotels in Kuala Lumpur with Pools

Malaysia’s vibrant capital, Kuala Lumpur lures you in with its colourful temples, mega-malls and delicious food stalls. Charming colonial architecture sits next to the world’s tallest twin skyscrapers and adventure-loving travellers can explore 400-million-year-old caves and barter for goods in Chinatown.

With over 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve found the most popular luxury hotels in Kuala Lumpur with pools. Stress melts away at these posh accommodations, where you can enjoy poolside cocktails, soak up epic city skyline views and enjoy 5-star facilities, including posh day spas and upscale on-site restaurants.

Villa Samadhi Kuala Lumpur – By Samadhi

Villa Samadhi Kuala Lumpur - By Samadhi

A 10-minute walk from the centre of Kuala Lumpur, Villa Samadhi Kuala Lumpur – By Samadhi offers an intimate respite with only 21 villas. A free-flowing lagoon-style pool is the centrepiece, surrounded by lush greenery and cabanas. Perfect for couples, rooms here are inspired by Malay architecture and include whirlpool tubs and pool-view furnished balconies.

Enjoy a candlelit dinner at the open-air restaurant, which serves Malay and international cuisine, then sip cocktails at the chic bar. The hotel’s Travels With Samadhi offers customised day trips, where you can visit an elephant sanctuary, join a food tour or explore Malaysia’s holiest Hindu shrine at the Batu Caves.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 135 USD – 330 USD
Guest Rating: 9.3
Address: 8 Jalan Madge, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur Autograph Collection

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur Autograph Collection bedroom

Built around a restored 1932 colonial landmark, The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur Autograph Collection is an attraction within itself. Step inside to discover an opulent Drawing Room, Reading Room and Cigar Room, then visit the 4th floor to swim in the pool. Art Deco decor is found throughout its rooms and suites, which feature personal butlers, walk-in wardrobes and clawfoot bathtubs.

Get a trim in the old-school barber shop, have afternoon tea on the lawn or admire the gilded dome ceiling in the elegant bar before a massage at the spa. Stop to smell the flowers at the Orchid Conservatory or take the hotel’s shuttle to luxury retail giants like Mid Valley Megamall and Starhill Gallery.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 87 USD – 230 USD
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: No.5, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur pool

Only a 15-minute walk from the Petronas Twin Towers, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur boasts a beautiful outdoor pool, five restaurants and bars and a luxurious spa. The Executive Room features a flat-screen TV, writing desk and marble bathroom, while the Malaysian Suite includes a separate living room, deep-soaking tub and panoramic city views.

Sample market-fresh sashimi at Zipangu, feast on Cantonese cuisine at Shang Palace or indulge in buffet spreads at Lemon Garden. Visit the Health Club for a workout, then unwind in the Jacuzzis, saunas and steam rooms or book a blissful aromatherapy massage at the spa.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 109 USD – 285 USD
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: 11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur pool

Adjacent to the flowering gardens in the 20-hectare KLCC Park, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur offers impressive views and a convenient location. You’ll find city, park or Petronas Twin Towers views in the hotel’s 643 rooms, which also feature soaking tubs, flat-screen TVs and, in the suites, separate living areas.

Soak up the sunshine in the free-form infinity pool, where you can watch the skyline illuminate after sunset before enjoying a body scrub or facial at the hotel’s spa. There’s a wide array of dining choices on site, from the floor-to-ceiling windows and She Wagyu Tomahawk Steak at Mandarin Grill to global tapas at Aqua Restaurant & Bar.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 15 USD – 403 USD
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur bedroom

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur boasts 571 luxurious rooms and suites with 24-hour room service, stocked mini bars, walk-in showers and soaking tubs. For access to a daytime beverage service and cocktail hour, upgrade to the Twin Towers View Suite.

Relax at the rooftop pool, sauna and steam bath or visit the on-site spa, which specialises in restorative facials. Put on your best threads and party the night away at the glitzy rooftop SkyBar, where you can enjoy cocktails, live music and views of the Petronas Twin Towers from its cabana booths. You can also watch an animated light show at the Gobo Chit Chat restaurant.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 18 USD – 298 USD
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: 1 Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur pool

Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur is known for its award-winning restaurants, which serve everything from authentic Italian dishes to succulent steaks. The Le Meridien Club Room boasts panoramic city views and Smart TVs, while the posh Le Meridien Suite has a king-size bed with goose down duvets. For a private Jacuzzi, upgrade to the ultra-luxurious Presidential Suite.

You’ll be lured in by the enticing lagoon-style pool, which features plush sun loungers and palm trees and sits next to the open-air Pool Bar and Grill. Explore tropical landscapes in Perdana Botanical Gardens or bargain for goods on Petaling Street Market, just five minutes’ drive away, or walk to Little India for banana-leaf curries.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 70 USD – 268 USD
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 2 Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ascott Kuala Lumpur

Ascott Kuala Lumpur bedroom

Designed as a home away from home, Ascott Kuala Lumpur boasts luxury serviced apartments perfect for families, thanks to the on-site children’s playground, outdoor swimming pool, sauna and tennis court. Apartments come in various sizes, from studios to three-bedroom apartments, and feature private balconies, kitchenettes and stunning city views.

Take advantage of the available services, from dry cleaning and airport transfers to room service, daily housekeeping and breakfast. Walk five minutes with the kids to Aquaria KLCC to explore one of the largest aquariums in Southeast Asia.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 93 USD – 342 USD
Guest Rating: 9
Address: No 9 Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Face Suites

The Face Suites bedroom

The Face Suites is an all-suite hotel with spacious abodes that cater to all travellers. Choose the 1 Bedroom Superior for a king-size bed, walk-in wardrobe and kitchenette or upgrade to the 2 Bedroom Grand Premier for extra space with a separate living room and dining table.

Wine and dine at the rooftop Tangerine restaurant or relax at the 38-metre-long infinity pool on the Sky Deck, then catch a colourful sunset at the rooftop bar, Deep Blue. When you need a break from the city’s bustle, drive 10 minutes to Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park to see over 5,000 butterflies in a large garden.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 20 USD – 261 USD
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 1020 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Ritz Carlton Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The Ritz Carlton Hotel Kuala Lumpur bedroom

Offering easy access to the artefact-filled National Museum, The Ritz Carlton Hotel Kuala Lumpur boasts contemporary rooms and suites. The One Bedroom Suite has a separate powder room and sitting area, while the Two and Three Bedroom Suites have butler services, marble bathrooms and oversized soaking tubs.

Pamper yourself with a one-of-a-kind Sensory Sound Bath at the on-site spa, which has an outdoor garden with waterfalls and a landscaped terrace, or relax on a plush lounger by the outdoor pool. When hunger strikes, pair upscale Cantonese cuisine with traditional Tang Qing music at Li Yen or satisfy your sweet tooth with savoury treats at The Lobby Lounge.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 98 USD – 753 USD
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: 168 Jalan Imbi, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel

Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel pool

The 385-room Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel boasts a spacious 5th-floor pool and terrace with sun loungers and covered cabanas. Rooms and suites are equipped with walk-in wardrobes, mini bars and flat-screen TVs, while the Sheraton Club Room also offers access to the Club Lounge.

For a romantic date, enjoy 5-star service at Villa Danieli restaurant with its award-winning Italian cuisine, while Pavilions Lounge is ideal for an aperitif or nightcap. Treat yourself to Malay healing rituals at Mandara Spa or venture into the rainforest for a 200-metre-long canopy walk at nearby KL Forest Eco Park.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 79 USD – 139 USD
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: Jalan Sultan Ismail, Golden Triangle, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur bedroom

Located next to KL Sentral train station, Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur is in the heart of the city. Select the Twin Deluxe for city skyline views, while all rooms feature mini fridges, flat-screen TVs and marble bathrooms. For a separate living room and complimentary afternoon tea and evening cocktails, stay in the Grand Executive Suite.

HotelsCombined guests rave about the stunning pool, while the hotel’s 10 restaurants and bars are also impressive. Refuel with select cuts of meat at Chambers Bar & Grill or enjoy alfresco dining at Boardwalk, then party until morning at the stylish Zeta Bar.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 24 USD – 537 USD
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: 3 Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur pool

Steps away from the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur is an urban retreat with 473 elegant rooms and suites. All rooms have stocked mini bars, flat-screen TVs and fluffy robes, while suites have extras like city views, Nespresso machines, soaking tubs and butler services.

Relax on the comfy couches in the Concierge Lounge or enjoy a tropical drink at the pool, where you’ll be surrounded by lush green landscapes and covered cabanas. Dine on Chinese cuisine at Tao or sushi at Tatsu, then enjoy OneSixFive’s elegant wine bar ambience or the Bentley’s Pub English-style watering hole.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 103 USD  – 196 USD
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: 165 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur

JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur bedroom

Nestled in the heart of Bukit Bintang’s shopping district, JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur offers easy access to luxury retail shops and entertainment outlets. For direct views of the hotel’s sparkling pool, stay in the Cabana Poolside Guest Room, while the Junior Suite includes city views, luxury bedding, flat-screen TVs and Executive Lounge access.

Indulge in Shanghainese specialties at the on-site restaurant Shanghai or walk 10 minutes to the Kuala Lumpur Tower to dine at the revolving Atmosphere 360 restaurant. You can also marvel at the views from its 421-metre-high observation deck. After a day of sightseeing, book an in-suite massage or relax in the therapy baths at the hotel’s luxurious spa. 

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 114 USD  – 436 USD
Guest Rating: 8.7
Address: 183 Jalan, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur

Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur pool

Designed for rest and relaxation, Royal Chulan Kuala Lumpur boasts an outdoor pool, plush on-site lounge and pampering day spa. All 402 rooms have flat-screen TVs, work desks and mini bars, while the Premier Suite also includes a separate lounge, welcome fruit platter and club floor benefits, such as evening hors d’oeuvres.

Families can visit the Jacuzzi and children’s pool, then dine on Malay cuisine at the award-winning Bunga Emas restaurant or enjoy a casual dining experience in the Royale Cafe. Walk 10 minutes to browse 550 shops at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur or drive 10 minutes to the indoor theme park at Berjaya Times Square.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 19 USD – 341 USD
Guest Rating: 8.7
Address: 5 Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

DoubleTree By Hilton Kuala Lumpur

DoubleTree By Hilton Kuala Lumpur bedroom

Welcoming you with a warm cookie and Malaysian hospitality, DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur is beloved for its signature Makan Kitchen restaurant and luxurious outdoor saltwater pool. Choose from the range of Guest Rooms, Suites or Executive Rooms, which feature pillow menus, rainfall showers and Petronas Twin Towers views.

You’re spoilt for choice with additional dining options, including Tosca’s home-style Italian cuisine and the Cellar Door’s gastro pub-style dishes. Wrap up your day with a nightcap or tea at Axis Lounge or grab-and-go snacks at The Food Store.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 68 USD – 203 USD
Guest Rating: 8.7
Address: The Intermark, 182 Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

MiCasa All Suite Hotel

MiCasa All Suite Hotel

A luxury hotel with deluxe accommodations, MiCasa All Suite Hotel offers studios and one, two and three-bedroom apartment-style suites. Each suite boasts a fully functional kitchen, working station and daily housekeeping. There are also grocery, laundry and in-room dining services.

Start your holiday off right with margaritas at Tapas Bistro & Bar or homemade ice cream at The Deli, then relax at the alluring saltwater swimming pool. At night, dine on French-Japanese cuisine at Cilantro Restaurant & Wine Bar and enjoy post-dinner champagne and cigars at the adjacent lounge.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 60 USD – 258 USD
Guest Rating: 8.5
Address: 368B Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

GTower Hotel

GTower Hotel bedroom

Located in the Jalan Tun Razak district, GTower Hotel boasts personalised, boutique-style services. Each of the 180 rooms are designed for business travellers, divided into Executive, Premier and Premier Deluxe levels, and include work desks, walk-in wardrobes and an IT concierge service.

Relax in the two infinity pools or head to The Club, a meeting space with projector screens, an audio system and web conferencing. For a unique dining experience, head to Tanzini Upperdeck to enjoy its “under-the-stars” fine dining experience with a view of Kuala Lumpur’s nightly cityscape. Afterwards, have a drink at the Bridge Bar, suspended between two towers on the 30th floor.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 67 USD – 115 USD
Guest Rating: 8.4
Address: No 199 Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre bedroom

An upscale hotel in the heart of the city, Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre boasts a tennis court and luxurious spa. The Deluxe Room features a king-size bed and Wi-Fi, while the ultra-luxurious Presidential Suite offers views of Bukit Bintang, butler services, a kitchenette, separate living area and Jacuzzi.

Relax by the beautiful outdoor pool then take a 10-minute taxi to Thean Hou Temple to marvel at one of the oldest and largest Buddhist temples in Southeast Asia. Enjoy a drink at the on-site Songket Lounge, watch live matches at Sports Bar or visit The Sweet Corner for pastries and cakes.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: 58 USD – 136 USD
Guest Rating: 8.3
Address: 73 Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Dive Into Kuala Lumpur’s Most Luxurious Hotels with Pools

Kuala Lumpur’s towering skyscrapers, gourmet restaurants, historic landmarks and vibrant culinary scene offer the perfect setting for a luxury getaway. Its diverse attractions are complemented by these popular 5-star hotels, which boast pampering day spas, upscale restaurants, spectacular city views and sparkling pools.

Which luxury hotel pool is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below.

Author: Charity De Souza

Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.

Charity De Souza
Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.
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