EQ is the latest milestone in the saga of one of Kuala Lumpur’s most iconic hospitality names. The original Hotel Equatorial opened its doors in 1973, and gained its reputation as a premier five-star destination. Hotel Equatorial later closed its doors in 2012 for redevelopment, and reopened in March 2019, to make way for a bigger, better, all-new successor.
The new EQ is a magnificent 52-storey tower that has taken its place in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s famed Golden Triangle. It is the centrepiece of the new Equatorial Plaza, which offers 440 Guestrooms and Suites with impressive panoramic city views.
EQ’s 440 Guestrooms and Suites are all luxuriously appointed and feature impressive city views from every vantage point.
For business functions and special events, EQ provides ten meeting and banquet rooms, as well as the 1,025 sq. metre Diamond Ballroom and Gallery. On level 29 is an entire floor dedicated to fitness and wellness, which includes the Sanctum gym and spa, the 25-metre infinity pool, a large vitality pool and the Himalayan salt sauna. Sky51 on the 51st floor features Sabayon, a restaurant offering contemporary European cuisine, and Blue, an open-air rooftop bar and lounge.
EQ's prime location in the heart of Kuala Lumpur means you are an easy walk to Golden Triangle's most popular attractions. Whether it's shopping, sightseeing, restaurants or nightlife, everything is conveniently close-by. To get around even quicker, the easiest option is by KL Monorail. The station is minutes via covered walkway, and connects you to the city's entire light rail network (rapid KL)