Indonesia Design - Defining Luxury

Experience Malaysian Culture and Elegance

- ST ORY BY Mikee Sadler P HOT OS BY EQ

Located right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle, EQ is a five-star hotel that is the redevelopm­ent of the iconic Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur. The building itself is an incredible refurbishm­ent of Equatorial Plaza, which also includes office spaces. The design of this elegant hotel embodies Malaysian culture combined with modern elegance all around.

The rose gold façade of Equatorial Plaza can be seen once you enter the Golden Triangle. Surrounded by the monotone silver, grey and black towers, this building certainly stands out amongst the rest. The sheer elegance of this place can immediatel­y be felt once you enter the premises, as interestin­g statues with fascinatin­g stories welcome you in the lobby. The sculptures were made by Malaysian artist En. Nizam Abullah. The first of the commission­ed work is titled “Sorok Sorok”, depicting children playing hide and seek which represents the joy and unity of a multi-ethnic society in Malaysia. The second piece is Miza, Kika & Iwa, a modern interpreta­tion of See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, a popular proverb derived from 17th-century Japanese folklore. Pieces of Malaysia’s culture and art is celebrated all over the building, each depicting a different story.

EQ boasts 440 luxury guest rooms and suites, all continuing the rose gold theme and featuring natural hues of brown and yellow. Perfect for both business travellers and tourists alike, the amenities attend to your every need. Food lovers and nightlife seekers will also be satisfied by the hotel’s signature restaurant­s and bars such as the Bottega Lounge, Nipah all-day dining, Kampachi Japanese Restaurant as well as the impressive, must-visit Sky51 consisting of Sabayon, a contempora­ry European restaurant with a Michelin-star chef and Blue, the city’s highest bespoke speakeasy bar and lounge with its outdoor deck offering stunning panoramas of the KL city Skyline. With impeccable service and neverendin­g possibilit­es, choosing EQ for your next getaway or business trip will always be the right choice.

EQ, Kuala Lumpur Equatorial Plaza Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia +603 - 2789 7777 www.eqkualalum­

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