This establishment counts with 516 tastefully decorated rooms. It comprises 6 food and beverage outlets. Having one of Kuala Lumpur's largest pillar-less ballrooms, it offers excellent banquet and convention facilities. The hotel provides guests with the High-speed Broadband Internet access; WiFi connections and other recreational facilities.
The hotel is ideally situated on four acres of land at the corner of Jalan Raja Chulan and Jalan Sultan Ismail, nestled in the heart of Kuala Lumpur City Centre with shopping facilities at its doorstep. It is at walking distance from the famous Bintang Walk, which is well-known for major shopping malls such as the Bukit Bintang Plaza, Lot 10, Starhill, Suria KLCC. It is also in the heart of the city's various entertainment nightspots and the financial district. The government's administrative centre, Putrajaya and the Multimedia Super Corridor are also both within easy reach. The airport is only 65 km away.
Finished in a stylish native decor with plush hand-woven carpets in warm colours, the spacious guestrooms come completely equipped with a personalized electronic safe, mini bar, colour television with in-house movies, high-speed broadband Internet access, 2 IDD telephones as well as coffee and tea making facilities. The deep baths have separated shower and toilet facilities, marble top vanity counter, and range of luxury toiletries are all part of Hotel Istana's standard amenities.
There is an inviting free-form outdoor Greco-Roman styled swimming pool overlooking a picturesque and artistically landscaped tropical garden accords an alternative recreational option for those who prefer a more leisurely exercise regime. An adjacent pool bar offers light refreshments and drinks. The hotel also has a fitness and SPA centre equipped with a fully-equipped gymnasium (personal fitness trainer available upon request), sauna and steam bath with separate gender-exclusive facilities, whirlpool, authentic traditional Malay rejuvenation and wellness treatments, versatile range of Japanese and Swedish massages, facial and foot treatments, spa packages and body scrub treatments. Personal recreational classes of yoga, salsa and line-dancing are available every week.
Taman Sari, meaning Garden of Flowers, is a quaint restaurant reflecting the charm and appeal of a resort restaurant. The 146-seat restaurant overlooks lush landscaped gardens and the outdoor swimming pool. Serves a potpourri of local and western dishes to appeal to international palates, catering to both travelers staying in the hotel and business people from around the Kuala Lumpur's Golden Triangle.
Cash and credit cards (American Express, Visa, Diners and Master cards) are accepted as methods of payment.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board