Monday, February 22, 2010

Shangri-la Putrajaya

Shangri-La Putrajaya is the best located hotel in Putrajaya. Strategically positioned itself in Precint 1, Taman Putra Perdana, in the heart of the core district.

There is no easy or cheap way to get here. Taxi from airport to Putrajaya will cost at an exorbitant price of RM64.20. The cheapest and also the arduous way is to take the KLIA Transit to Putrajaya Sentral (one can opt for a taxi from Putrajaya Sentral at a more reasonable rate, an estimated RM10 fare from here) and take Nadiputra bus to stop at the bus stop at Complex D. After that, it will be an estimated 10 minutes steep climb up the hill to the hotel.

The hotel is not as big as I would imagine. I reckon it only has around 40-60 rooms. It is not a very tall structure, just 4 floors to be exact.

However, as with any Shangri-La Hotels elsewhere, the service here is exceptional and I am very satisfied with their friendliness and top notch service. Check in is without any issue.

All check in guest will be given a complimentary cocktail party at the Lobby Lounge from 5-7pm. I have to say this is the best welcoming drink I ever have. They have soft drink, white wine, red wine and beer.

The Lobby Lounge is beautifully decorated and furnished. A great way to unwind after a hectic schedule.

I reckon the hotel have great spa too but the price tag is quite steep for a normal person

There is also a lush artificial jungle at the ground floor which soothe the eyes.

The hallway leading to the room.

The cheapest room one can get here is around RM298-320 (excluding tax). It ain't cheap but the room offered here is exceptionally comfortable and spacious.

The king size bed is comfortable and the hotel provides lot of pillows

I am surprised they have a table clock with alarm by the bed side.

They have a nice working table that made me feel like home with complimentary internet connection. A calendar is also available on the table. Strangely, the hair dryer is located beneath this table.

This is one comfortable couch where my friend fell asleep almost instantly

The hotel will supply complimentary fruits everyday, around 5-7pm when the guest is away for dinner or something.

I like the bathroom as well. There are separate compartment for shower and toilet. Bath tub is also available. The toiletry amenities are also very comprehensive.

I open the wardrobe but I sense something is missing for a 5 star hotel like this. I can't locate an ironing board and its iron at all.

Some of the other amenities available in the room. Ice cubes will be delivered together with the complimentary fruits every evening.

Coffee and tea but the difference here is the hotel offers more variety of teas for the guess. This is what I don't see everyday.

Every room has a balcony which offers guest with a spectacular view of the surrounding Putrajaya

Shangri-La Hotel is an ideal base to explore Putrajaya. Putra Perdana Garden, Putrajaya Landmark and Melawati Palace is just within walking distance from here. Nearest bus stop is about 8 minutes walk. The hotel do offer shuttle bus service to Alamanda every 2-3 hours interval. For the record, it is a 25 minutes walk from the hotel to Alamanda by taking the path between Complex D and E into the Promenade.

7 comments:

SJB said...

Very fancy..

foongpc said...

This looks like a very nice hotel! Why were you in Putrajaya?

David Jr said...

Ahhh, you're finally transferred to PJ? Nice pics of the hotel.

David
Malaysia Asia

the donG said...

what i like most in this hotel are the beautiful hallways and the garden area. nice. currently we have two shangrila hotel here in metro manila but one new will be rising soon and they say it will be the grandest.

Xjion89 said...

wow, talk abot classy hotel!!!!
the environment seems to be amazing^^

Sarawakiana@2 said...

For the money you pay the physical aspects are ok...but what about the services? Good with very courteous staff?
Receptionists are supposed to be well trained and highly skilled in languages.

This will draw tourits definitely.

Borneo Falcon said...

One will not regret staying here. Everything here is first class from physical aspect and service. All the staffs are very courteous. Will stay here again if I had the chance

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