Between the blackish tones of the suites and the plush expanse of the new lobby, the Ritz Carlton KL has somehow retained facets of its old allures with the gentleman's smoking lounge and tea with live jazz at the new lobby lounge.
The Library is the Ritz Carlton KL's inspiring new dining concept and its milieu of sophistication is rather intoxicating. A session at the Spa Village is also most highly recommended - the 3 hours Gentlemen's therapy would initiate the most unconvinced lad to the joys of the massage table.
For a Ritz Carlton property we somehow expected more but it isn't fair as well to say that our expectations weren't matched. It was just somewhat surprising, and disappointing, to be presented with an I-pad by the butler who'd requested for tripadvisor reviews over the course of our stay.
The old world glamour of a Ritz Carlton hotel can occasionally receive some star-dusting to keep up with the young starlets rising all around. This the Ritz Carlton in Kuala Lumpur has done in the preceding years, culminating in rooms and suites that are darkly modish yet none too eclectic.