The Federal Kuala Lumpur – Official Opening of the Merdeka Wing and The Verandah

Another Unique New Revolution unveiled by The Federal Kuala Lumpur with the Official Opening of the Merdeka Wing and The Verandah – Celebrate, Stay, Dine and be entertained!

The Federal Kuala Lumpur launched its new revolution the new Merdeka Wing Rooms and The Verandah on 24 November 2015.

Ms Ooi Lee Ping, Director, Group Marketing, Sales & Business Development and Operations of Federal Hotels International said “As Federal Hotels International & FHI Group of Hotels continues to meet the wants and needs of today’s business and leisure travelers, we are proud of the debut of The Federal Hotel’s newly renovated Merdeka Wing Rooms, Ballrooms, Kontiki restaurant and the brand new lobby lounge, The Verandah, which has started another new chapter, beckoning a new era in Malaysian Hospitality, staycation and dining in the city. We are thrilled to debut this phase of The Federal Hotel’s transformation and revitalization of the Hotel, and we look forward to inviting both international and domestic travelers as well as locals to experience all of the “little things” that make The Federal Hotel unique – starting with the new Merdeka Wing rooms, Ballrooms, The Kontiki an inspiring place to connect, dine, meet celebrate, entertain or socialize and continuing with the opening of The Verandah. The then 90-room 9-storey Federal Hotel with its original Merdeka Wing block provided accommodation exclusively for the foreign dignitaries and guests from overseas invited for our first Merdeka Celebrations on 31 August 1957, which has made it a favourite with guests from all over the world for over five decade. Today, The Merdeka Wing has undergone a transformation. The stylish new looks and new facilities showcasing our Federal Hotels International (FHI) Group’s philosophy of creating an effortless experience and venues that allow guests the time and space to focus on and make the most of what is important to them, includes guestrooms, meeting spaces, innovative restaurants and lounge, to enhance their stay with us, as our guests are our best ambassadors. We are pleased to introduce our contemporary new look especially with the touches of stylish retro elements in each of the Merdeka Wing rooms. While we improve with the times, we are always mindful in keeping the ‘character and soul’ of The Federal Kuala Lumpur. This will solidify our Brand’s positioning in not only providing an impeccable modern-styled living in unparalleled comfort, but also in offering a premier hospitality experience for all. We believe that our tradition of warm friendly Malaysian Hospitality and care delivered by our Federal Team will be well received by our Hotel’s guests and community as every little thing we do at our FHI Group of Hotels inspires us to create a rewarding experience for our Hotel guests, our Team members and our Communities.”

“We are excited and extremely proud of the debut of this modern, sophisticated designed lobby lounge, The Verandah, featuring a transformation that will certainly delight our guests and diners as we offer a choice of delicious appetizing light meal, afternoon tea or even late night desserts. Overlooking the Hotel’s lush garden and swimming pool amidst a serene verdant setting, which offers a refreshing innovative effortless dining experience, The Verandah is the desired venue for private moments or social functions and a great venue to network. It is indeed the perfect setting venue for a special tête-à-tête, a business meeting or a cosy cocktail reception. Guests can also enjoy cocktails or mocktails as it truly is the perfect place to unwind after a long day while immersing in the soft relaxing music from our live band. We’re constantly developing ideas and continually striving to heighten the guest experience, through our menus and we look forward to continue to deliver enjoyable, interactive dining experiences as well as providing exceptional experiences for each and every guest and diner that walks through our door” says Senior Group General Manager of Federal Hotels International, Mr. Simon Leong.

Guests will enjoy the new and luxurious Merdeka Wing and the exceptionally well-appointed Merdeka Wing Rooms, both embodying the essence of Malaysian hospitality at its best while redefining comfort. All guest rooms on this Merdeka Wing block will take on a modern, light and crisp appearance, for a truly welcoming and relaxing ambience from the moment our guests enter the door. This new design incorporates Malaysia’s cultural heritage featuring an intricate weave of local art and design; while integrating modern technology, allowing for convenience and connectivity in this day and age. Expect pleasure surprises in a journey that will evoke all senses in modern contemporary setting. In our renovated Merdeka Wing rooms, guest will surely embrace a host of new and functional in-room amenities that will envelope all their senses. Feel our upgraded linens so smooth to the touch. Be amazed by the subtle touches of comfort and functionality in our in-room offerings. But most of all, be thrilled with the feel-good feeling of staying in a hotel that always places its guests as top priority. It’ll be the perfect tonic to refresh with fun vacationing getaways or the serious business meetings, whether alone or with the family. Our guests will surely want to stay on permanently, enjoying the kaleidoscope of activities and admiring the cityscape from the comfort of their rooms. Spacious Merdeka Wing Family Room with king or twin bed plus 1 daybed, is suitable for a family of 3 to 4 persons. The Merdeka Suite seamlessly blends classic luxury with contemporary comfort for a distinctive urban retreat. The subtle touches of heritage in our new Merdeka Suite will evoke all your senses. It is modern in design, yet functional in serving all your needs. Guests on the Merdeka Executive Floors receive access to the private-access Merdeka Lounge at Level 8 and usage of private meeting room. Guests on the Merdeka Executive Floors receive access to the private access of Merdeka Lounge at Level 8 and usage or private meeting room. Thus, for pleasure or business, our guests are always assured of our renowned hospitality and attention to serve their every need.

The Federal Hotel is indeed started now another new chapter in the city centre. Ideally located in the heart of hip and happening Bukit Bintang, The Federal Hotel, one of the most iconic historic landmark here, is indeed a great starting point to discover Kuala Lumpur. With its sensational location surrounded by ten shopping malls and tourist attractions within walking distance including Jalan Alor, the cultural heart of the city’s local cuisine, Federal Hotel’s rich history, this magnificent Grande Dame Hotel is a true blend of Warm Malaysian Hospitality, where traditional charm meets modern facilities and amenities that we know will add further to the vibrancy of bustling Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur’s trendiest shopping, dining, fashion and entertainment epicentre whilst serving both the needs of savvy business and leisure travelers of today.

Federal Hotels International Sdn Bhd (FHI)
Federal Hotels International has over five decades of experience in the Hospitality industry. Federal Hotels International manages two Hotels in Kuala Lumpur and one Hotel in Sydney namely The Federal Kuala Lumpur, Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur and The Grace Hotel Sydney.

Federal Hotels International is the pioneer Malaysian Hotel Management Company, established to manage the first International Hotel in Kuala Lumpur namely The Federal Kuala Lumpur which opened its door on 28 August 1957. FHI collection of Hotels are located in some sensational locations. From the heart of the City’s Central Business District to the pulse of the best shopping, entertainment to gourmet paradise, you’ll find an FHI hotel to suit your every need. From business travel to meetings, conferences to weddings, honeymoon and anniversary, or just a short weekend Shop N Shop break, or a rest & relax holiday, our fine collection of Hotels will complement your business trip or vacation gateway, ensuring it is a successful and enjoyable one. Our warm FHI hospitality, a friendly face and gentle charm, welcomes our guests, adding to that our great locations, will ensure that your stay with us will be that much more, well…truly sensational!