As the national capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur attracts millions of visitors every year. One of them is you. Or perhaps you’re a first-timer. Regardless, there’s no doubt that this city is one of the must-visit places in Southeast Asia. You’ll be pampered by culinary and cultural activities in this city. And there’s no better way to take a break from all that than to have a relaxing dip in a rooftop swimming pool. That’s why we recommend you pick one of these best hotels with rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur as your accommodation.
Your best rooftop pool experience should include a great view of the Kuala Lumpur skyline. It’s defined by the world-renowned Petronas Towers. This twin-tower is among the world’s tallest skyscrapers. Definitely not a sight to miss! But that’s only the tip of the iceberg of what Kuala Lumpur has to offer. So, let’s start planning your itinerary with browsing through the best hotels in Kuala Lumpur with rooftop pool below!
Red by Sirocco
First of all, there are so many great hotels with rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur. These 11 hotels were chosen not just because of their amazing rooftop pools. We looked into the room amenities, reviews from previous guests, and uniqueness.
Red by Sirocco ticks the last box. From the moment you see the hotel’s building, you’ll be amazed by the unique design. Strange paintings and artworks decorate the interiors. But wait until you get to the bedroom. The funky, modern, and edgy design makes it so interesting yet still comfortable.
Soak in the city skyline from the rooftop pool. If you think what you see in the image above is amazing, wait until you see the night view! Swim away with city lights of Kuala Lumpur blurring underneath you.
Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Spend the nights in a modern room or suite where you can find complimentary Chinese tea. Make your own with a tea/coffee maker and relax on the sofa. But don’t let the comfort keeps you inside, because excitement awaits nearby. Take the free shuttle to KLCC or Bukit Bintang. You will find plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options in that area.
When you return, come to the 25-meter long rooftop pool where you can see the Petronas Twin Towers from afar. Such a view worth sharing on social media! Besides, previous guests love the state-of-the-art fitness center. It’s complimentary for all guests at the Sunway Putra Hotel!
THE FACE Suites
There are two main reasons why previous guests picked THE FACE Suites: great location and infinity pool. It’s within short walking distance to Starhill Gallery. So, you can browse for your next luxury brand items anytime you want. And other options are also available less than a mile (1.6 km) away, at Berjaya Times Square.
After a long day of a shopping spree, enjoy a relaxing afternoon poolside. Or do a couple of laps to stay fit. We recommend dining at Tangerine afterward. This on-site restaurant is located on the Sky Deck, 51 floors above the street below. Imagine the view!
Each room in THE FACE Suites is spacious, featuring a sleek design. You will have a lot of space to relax and unwind. In some units, you can even prepare your own meal using the full-kitchen facility.
MOV Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Bukit Bintang is where you want to be for shopping and entertainment. And that’s where this hotel is located. MOV Hotel Kuala Lumpur is less than a mile (1.6 km) away from popular attractions. These include Berjaya Times Square, KLCC Park, and Petronas Twin Towers. And some of them can be seen from the rooftop pool!
The hotel’s family loft is perfect for a more intimate family trip. Here, you don’t have to book two rooms with a connecting door. All of you can stick together in one room. There’s a family loft where kids can take the nice loft area while parents sleep downstairs. The family loft, like all units available here, is unlike most hotel rooms. The design is unique and gives a funky vibe.
ibis Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Who says the infinity pool is only for adults? In ibis Kuala Lumpur City Centre, kids have their own pool on the rooftop! Enjoy a fun family time overlooking the city skyline. After that, you and your family can try some authentic Malaysian cuisine at Kampung Kitchen. Or you can also grab a quick bite over coffee at Petite Paris Café before heading out to explore the town.
When it’s raining outside, pick favorite shows to watch on a 40-inch flat-screen TV from the comfort of your room. Even if you stay inside, you will not miss anything as you can see the city from large windows. Even more, you can enjoy this enchanting view from your work desk. Catching up with work has never been so fun!
Mercure Kuala Lumpur Shaw Parade
The rooftop pool may be small compared to other best hotels with rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur. But the poolside view is grand! From here, you can see the bustling Bukit Bintang. It’s one of Kuala Lumpur’s hubs for entertainment and shopping. In fact, Berjaya Times Square is less than 1 km (0.6 miles) away from here. See the “Just So You Know” section below to find out why this is a big deal.
Each room in Mercure Kuala Lumpur Shaw Parade is smartly designed to fit everything you need in a compact space. Pick a room offering the city view for the ideal relaxing afternoon indoor. Complimentary breakfast is served every morning, offering Western to Asian options. And it’s your chance to sample some Asian cuisine as adventurous as you want!
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
How do sustainable cocktails sound like? At Bar Trigona, one of the hotel’s bars, you can have a sip (or two). Among all 6 dining options, Curate offers a live cooking demo over a meal. But if you feel like going out, just head to the city center using shuttle services provided by the hotel. It only takes a few minutes to get there!
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur is just 280 meters (918 feet) away from the Petronas Towers. Rest assured that you won’t be disappointed by the view from the rooftop. Soak it in from the poolside bar or the infinity pool!
But what if you just want to stay indoors? Fret not! Even from the comfort of your bedroom, you still can enjoy the view. Pick any unit overlooking the KLCC Park. We recommend the Premier Apartment with Park View. Each offers a spacious open-air living area with comfy couches and a work desk. Now that’s an office!
Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
Mandarin Oriental is not just one of the best hotels with rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur. It offers serviced apartments the entire family can enjoy. Some offer the best view of the Kuala Lumpur skyline. And if you can’t get enough of it, just head to the property’s infinity pool.
As you can tell from the photo, the view is magnificent. Plus, private cabanas and daybeds are available for those who want to relax after a quick dip. And don’t forget to complete the experience with refreshing beverages and filling snacks you can enjoy poolside!
Location wise, Mandarin Oriental is between the Petronas Towers and KL City Park. But you don’t even have to leave the property if it’s just for mealtime. Because there are 10 award-winning restaurants located within the hotel. We recommend you to try some authentic Cantonese food at Lai Po Heen!
Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral
Do you want to enjoy the beauty of Kuala Lumpur from the comfort of your room? Pick your favorite suite at Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral. Each features large windows overlooking the city. Yes, it’s 6 km (3.7 miles) away from the city center, but why leave when you can have all the in-house facilities? There are four dining options you can find in the property. Each offering different cuisine, from a la carte dining at Nook to pastries at Re:fuel. And don’t forget the refreshing cocktails you can enjoy poolside. Day or night, the view from the infinity pool is amazing!
That being said, Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral also offers convenience for active travelers. It’s directly connected to Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station. Easily access the major public transportation through a link bridge. From here, you can explore the diverse cultural and culinary scene Malaysia has to offer.
Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection
Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur’s rooftop area is so great you can spend the whole day here. Start your day with the complimentary breakfast buffet. Then why not go straight ahead to the roof with your favorite book? Enjoy the warm weather while relaxing on the sun lounger. And when it gets hot, it’s time to dive and cool your body down in the swimming pool!
The view from up here is magnificent. Down below, you can see the bustling city center of Kuala Lumpur. So, don’t forget to bring your camera for those Instagrammable photos!
The location is great for sightseeing on foot. There’s Chow Kit Market within a short walking distance with plenty of shopping options and access to public transport. Make sure to stop by the Brasserie 25 first for a perfect fine dining experience.
The RuMa Hotel and Residences
Overlooking the Petronas Twin Towers? Checked! Strategically located within the city center district? Checked! Offering a great outdoor area with a big swimming pool? Checked and checked! Are you still wondering why this is one of the best hotels with rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur?
The RuMa Hotel and Residences’ rooftop area offers not only a great view from the poolside but also its heated saltwater pool. This means you can take a relaxing dip at any time of the day! And if you cannot get enough of the view, pick a unit with the best city view. With the in-room coffee machine and seating area, you can relax anytime on the couch overlooking the famous Twin Towers.
But if you feel like going out, Pavilion Mall is within a short walking distance. And you’ll be surrounded by plenty of dining and entertainment options, such as the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. Pamper yourself with convenience both indoor and outdoor!
Just So You Know :
- Every month, more than 2.5 million people visit Berjaya Times Square in Kuala Lumpur. It’s one of the most amazing shopping malls in the world. There are more than 1,000 retail shops you can find here.
- Witness a 100-meter (328-foot) flag pole in Merdeka Square. It was the tallest flag pole in the world before 1980. But now it still remains as one of them.
- Want to take a better photo of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building Clock Tower? Check the Malaysia tourism website for any information about when the road in front of them is closed. That way, you can get closer to one of the most beautiful clocks in the world without worrying about getting hit!