EQ is the latest milestone in the saga of one of Kuala Lumpur's most iconic hospitality names. The original Hotel Equatorial opened in 1973, and quickly gained an international reputation as a premier five-star destination. Hotel Equatorial closed its doors in 2012 to make way for a bigger, better, all-new successor. Seven years later, a magnificent new 52-storey tower has taken its place, reflecting a new era in sophisticated urban accommodation. EQ is situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur's Golden Triangle. It is within walking distance of many major offices, as well as the Petronas Twin Towers, Suria KLCC shopping centre and various other shopping and entertainment venues, making it a perfect base for exploring the city.
The spacious 440 guest rooms feature eye-catching city views and comes with a minibar, movies-on-demand and Wi-Fi - all complimentary. The exclusive Equator Club offers personalised check-in/out, breakfast, light refreshments and evening cocktails with panoramic views of the city along with privileged access to a meeting room. Whether for business or pleasure, the highly envied function rooms with natural sunlight and state-of-the-art equipment make for perfect corporate and social events. Make full use of Sanctum Wellness, which houses the latest Technogym equipment and spa treatments along with an infinity and vitality pool facing the iconic KL Tower.
Indulge at all-day dining restaurant Nipah, Italian-inspired Bottega Lounge or award-winning Kampachi (Japanese fine dining) all located on the ground floor or wine and dine on the highest floor, Sky51, at Sabayon (contemporary European dining with a Michelin-starred chef) and Blue (bespoke speakeasy bar and lounge with live music and DJ's). EQ boasts a top spot in hospitality and features with a Green Building Index (GBI) Gold-Certification, Winner of Best New Hotel Asia Pacific 2019 Travel Weekly Asia Readers' Choice Awards, and other accolades