If you are seeking a refreshing escape from the bustling streets of Kuala Lumpur, consider a short 25km drive to Putrajaya – often referred to as Malaysia’s very own Garden City. Also serving as the administrative hub of the federal government since 1995, Putrajaya seamlessly blends the elements of a well-planned urban environment with the serenity of abundant green spaces. They beautifully integrate expansive open areas, pristine wetlands, essential governmental establishments, and cosy residential neighbourhoods in one area. Even their luxury hotels, such as the stunning Le Méridien Putrajaya, offer a delightful fusion of urban convenience and lush natural surroundings. In this article, we will share more reasons why you should go for a lush urban escape at Le Méridien Putrajaya.
7 Reasons to Embark on a Lush Urban Escape at Le Méridien Putrajaya
1. Be in stone throw’s away from Asia’s largest shopping mall – IOI City Mall
One of the main highlights of staying at Le Méridien Putrajaya is the fact that it is directly connected to the renowned IOI City Mall, the largest shopping haven in Malaysia. This is extremely helpful if you are travelling with your family, like we did, as everything will be just a stone’s throw away. Whether it is satisfying your shopping cravings, indulging in delightful dining experiences (we could just not resist the allure of Haidilao Hotpot, which we relished twice!), or seeking captivating entertainment options, this expansive mall delivers it all. There is also an Olympic-sized skating rink, a 52000 sq ft adventure park known as District 21, a unique Farm in the City, and so much more. You will never run out of things to do!
What’s more, Le Méridien Putrajaya’s prime location also places you close to this charming city’s finest local attractions, including the Putrajaya Lake, the Putrajaya Botanical Gardens, the Putrajaya Wetlands Park, and the iconic Putra Bridge, to name just a few. The Kuala Lumpur International Airport is also just a short drive away. If you are curious about all the places you can explore while luxuriating at Le Méridien, simply click here for a comprehensive list.
2. Unwind in comfortable hotel suites with inspired amenities
While there are plenty of things to do at the IOI City Mall, Le Méridien Putrajaya gives you a space to unwind, relax, and spend time with your loved ones. Retreat into the tranquillity of the hotel’s modern accommodations with inspired amenities. Sink into restful slumber with the embrace of their signature Le Méridien bed, hypoallergenic duvets and pillows, ensuring a serene and rejuvenating sleep experience. All while enjoying the stunning view from the outside, which could either be the IOI City Mall or the adjacent golf course.
Furthermore, the accommodations seamlessly blend comfort and sophistication, boasting separate bathtubs and showers to enhance indulgence and mini-refrigerators for convenience. The suites are spacious, so if you are travelling with kids, you will also appreciate how there are lots of space for babies to crawl around safely. Meanwhile, those planning to work will like the suites’ expansive workstations and complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, facilitating both productivity and connectivity.
Many of Le Méridien Putrajaya’s hotel suites come with access to the Exclusive Lounge, an amenity we found particularly delightful for its offerings of sandwiches, coffee, and even alcoholic beverages. However, if you seek a more expansive setting, consider indulging in the Le Méridien Suite or the Presidential Suite.
3. Create fun memories with your little ones at the hotel’s Kids Club
Le Méridien Putrajaya’s very own Kids Club provided a fantastic outlet for the kids to have a blast. Boasting a playful ball pit and an abundant array of captivating toys, the Kids Club effortlessly captured their attention and provided an outlet for their boundless energy. Our little ones loved hanging around the Club so much!
4. Relax at an outdoor pool with stunning views of the Intelligent Garden City
Relax and unwind at the hotel’s pool while being graced with sweeping vistas that showcase the captivating allure of Putrajaya. The harmonious blend of lush greenery and modern architecture creates an enchanting backdrop. Whether you are seeking a serene morning swim or a leisurely afternoon of lounging, this idyllic setting promises an unforgettable experience, complete with rejuvenation and the soothing embrace of nature’s beauty.
5. Enjoy an extensive variety of breakfast selections
Le Méridien has consistently upheld its reputation for offering extraordinary breakfast selections. and this holds true at Le Méridien Putrajaya. Begin your day with a mouthwatering voyage of flavours, where a diverse range of breakfast options eagerly awaits. Whether you are drawn to a sumptuous continental spread, crave the indulgence of local delicacies, or seek the perfect blend of healthful choices, each breakfast experience is a delightful exploration of taste and culture.
We absolutely enjoyed their local fare, especially the Roti Canai, which we had every day with Dhal curry. It was also great that they have plenty of offerings for both kids and adults. You can really see that the staff truly cares for their guests.
The hotel staff’s assistance extended beyond just breakfast, as they proved exceptionally helpful throughout our entire stay. We would especially like to thank Zuhair, whose assistance with our luggage was greatly appreciated. Not only did he engage us in a delightful conversation, but he also went the extra mile to ensure our overall comfort and enjoyment during our time at the hotel.
6. Explore a world of delectable dining options at Le Méridien
Besides breakfast, Le Méridien Putrajaya had so much more to offer when it comes to dining options. For those seeking an international gastronomic experience, indulge in the vibrant flavours at Latest Recipe. This culinary haven presents a contemporary take on classic recipes, each dish a harmonious symphony of fresh and finest ingredients, tantalising your taste buds with every bite.
Meanwhile, those looking for more oriental flavours can treat themselves at Le Méridien Putrajaya’s charming Chinese restaurant, Le Mei. Here, you can try dishes from delicious contemporary Chinese cuisine, influenced by both ancient traditions and contemporary preparations.
For drinks, the hotel’s chic Latitude 02 is the place to be. At night, the café gracefully transforms into a sophisticated bar, offering a curated selection of classic aperitifs and sparkling wines, each adorned with a modern twist, adding a dash of innovation to the usual cocktail hour.
7. Celebrate your big moments at Le Méridien Putrajaya
With Le Méridien Putrajaya’s prime location, it will not be such a bad idea to celebrate your life’s important events here, including your wedding. The hotel boasts an array of experiences and amenities to flawlessly host a diverse range of events, from intimate indoor gatherings to extravagant outdoor soirées.
However, if you prefer to have a grand wedding, look no further than the hotel’s Millenium Grand Ballroom. With a generous capacity of 600 guests, this pillarless marvel is adorned with a captivating LED lighting system and opulent interiors, setting the stage for a truly spectacular celebration.
On top of the venue, your wedding is made more special by Le Méridien Putrajaya’s expert wedding planners, who stand ready to transform your vision into reality. Choose from a variety of customizable wedding packages, catering to Western, Malay, Indian, Chinese, and International buffet-style affairs, ensuring that every detail of your celebration is thoughtfully tailored to create a harmonious and unforgettable experience.
At Le Méridien Putrajaya, every moment of your stay is a symphony of luxury, comfort, and captivating experiences. From the elegant accommodations and indulgent amenities to the enchanting views to the expertly crafted dining options, this haven is designed to provide you with a truly memorable and enriching escape. Embarking on a journey to experience all this does not require you to venture far from Kuala Lumpur; instead, you can immerse yourself in the distinctive charm of Malaysia’s Intelligent Garden City.
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