When you see the acronym ‘WFH’ you tend to automatically think of ‘Work From Home’ especially during these pandemic days. These few hotels however, are offering a slightly different WFH, that is to ‘Work From Hotel.’
Luxury hotels are finding ways to adapt in these troubling times — one way is by offering its very own ‘work from hotel’ (WFH) packages.
The travel and tourism industry was the first to feel the sting of COVID-19 and its effects. With borders closed, travelling was the last thing people needed to do in order to combat the spread of the virus. Hotels were forced to close; airlines were grounded.
Fast-forward to today and nothing much has changed, except for the fact that hotels are now open once more, although travel is still a big no-no. We’re into our second Conditional Movement Control order (CMCO) and by the looks of it, it isn’t going away anytime soon. One great way that the hotels around KL have managed to adapt to the situation is by offering a different solution to the issue.
Seeing as everyone is stuck indoors and having to work from home once more, luxury hotels far and wide have come up with a concept that gives you the best of both worlds — a staycation that doubles as your workspace for however long you need.
These luxury hotels around KL are now opening its doors to all who are tired of facing the same four walls – since March! – and giving you a breath of fresh air. What’s great about these packages is that not only are these hotels luxurious, but it is also way more affordable than one can imagine.
To find out which of these luxury hotels around KL are offering its own WFH packages, be sure to scroll down to check out the full story.
1. Mandarin Oriental KL
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur is just a stone throw away from KLCC, which is more than enough to persuade one to check it out for a night or two. Now, the hotel is offering its own ‘Working from M.O.” programme, which is only available in three countries that have an M.O. hotel — Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, and New York. This package provides you with printing and gym access, complimentary WiFi, and dining credit.
2. grand hyatt kl
Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur is another one of the bigger names on this list and it is also offering its services for your very own ‘work from hotel’ experience. Choose between its Day-cation package from RM198 to RM660 or its Work-cation package that goes for RM385 to RM715. Complimentary WiFi, parking, and more are also inclusive.
3. Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur
Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur is one of four hotels located around the KL Sentral station but it’s the first so far when it comes to tackling the needs of the people during these trying times. Its ‘work anywhere day pass’ starts at RM172 and it gets you 12 hours from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm for its deluxe room where you can work in comfort as well as with complimentary high-speed WiFi.
4. Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur
Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur is one of the longest-serving hotels in the country, bringing with it a five-star hotel experience like no other. While it isn’t the same as before, Shangri-La KL is hoping to change all that with its ‘work from hotel’ offer, allowing you to choose between the Executive Room, the Horizon Club Room, or the Executive Suite, all yours from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm. You can also enjoy 20% off food and beverages as well as meeting rooms, complimentary WiFi and parking, as well as access to the Health & Club Spa.
5. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur
InterContinental Kuala Lumpur is stepping up the WFH game, providing you with either a Deluxe or Suite Office that can fit from two to four people. The hotel is also offering different payment structures for both office spaces at three rates: daily, five-day, and monthly. The pricing starts from as low as RM180nett a day and can go as high as RM8,800nett a month, depending on your selection. You can also enjoy a wide range of complimentary beverages, free WiFi, stationery, and housekeeping.
6. The ruma Hotel And residences
If you’re looking for a tastefully decorated room that oozes comfort and luxury for you to work away from home, The RuMa Hotel and Residences may just be the choice for you. What’s great about its rooms is that the space of the room is expertly laid out, making it a versatile lounge, work, and dining area. Enjoy best-in-class WiFi, complimentary mini-bar, 25% on in-room dining for food, complimentary parking and secretarial services. For a four-hour rate, it starts off at RM248.
7. The Chow Kit – An Ormond Hotel
Being only the second luxury boutique hotel on this list of WFH options, the Chow Kit is still a newcomer into the scene but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t hold any value. With its own ‘work from hotel’ package, you can now work in the common areas of the hotel and even at its restaurant, The Chow Kit Kitchen & Bar for as low as RM30 a day. You will also get 30% off if you decide to spend the night as well as 30% food & beverages, discounted parking, and free-flow barista coffee.
8. Four Points by sheraton kuala lumpur
Work away from home with Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur where you can now work in peace and quiet in an all-new surrounding. Pricing for the hotel starts from RM49 and can go up to RM199, depending on what you’re looking for. Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur is also offering free parking, a set lunch meal, gym access, and more. Call the number listed or drop them a message on Facebook for more info.