Stay a night at Arte Mont Kiara

All our international travel plans have been halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While this is no doubt a bummer, we can also see it as an opportunity to rediscover our country with staycations at mountain resorts with breathtaking views as well as this Santorini-like beach resort

Now, there’s a new place to add to your list of staycation-worthy hotels and resorts: Arte Mont Kiara. This serviced apartment boasts French-inspired décor, which starts at its drop-off and lobby area to its IG-worthy amenities that include a butterfly garden and jacuzzi pools with views of KL’s skyline. The best part is that you can check out the suites for a night’s stay from RM285/night. 

Luxe French-inspired interiors in Arte Mont Kiara

Arte Mont Kiara
Image credit: @8vkvx

It’ll be an understatement to say that Arte Mont Kiara has striking architecture – its 3 towers sitting atop a podium are each 39-storeys tall and embellished with organic contour lines that make them seem like optical illusions. But the lines are actually a copy of the thumbprint of its developer, Thomas Chan.

Arte Mont Kiara is also a 2-minute drive from Publika Shopping Gallery, a well-known mall in town, and a 7-minute one from Solaris Mont Kiara, which is a foodie hub with plenty of authentic Korean food to check out.

But while its exterior may look futuristic, its interiors boast classic French-inspired décor and architecture, with a drop-off area that has chandeliers, glass roofs, and iron-rod sculptures inspired by the glitz and gold of the Palace of Versailles in France.

Arte Mont Kiara - entrance
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Enter the building and you’ll be in for more luxe finishes, with marbled and mosaic floors to be found in the lobbies of each building. The 2nd tower, for starters, has walls and ceilings decked out in large floral prints and hanging chandeliers that you’ll want to pause for snaps of before hitting the buttons for the lifts. 

Arte Mont Kiara - lift
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Stunning floating butterfly garden and jacuzzi pool

Its stunning exteriors and lobby aside, Arte Mont Kiara also boasts amenities at its podium. If you’ve already been wowed by other Arte buildings around Malaysia, such as the one in Jalan Ampang with thematic gardens and futuristic pools, you’ll be in for more surprises at Arte Mont Kiara. 

This new Arte space building has jacuzzi pods, or pools, which look like rice terraces with bonsai trees scattered around . You’ll also get views of KL’s skyline too while you relax in the water.

Arte Mont Kiara - pools
Image credit: @zettersuite_artemontkiara

For more nature-inspired scenes, there is a butterfly garden that features golden butterflies “trapped” in an iron pillar structure that can pass off as an Alice in Wonderland movie set. Add to that bright yellow furniture that resembles chess pieces, concrete “planters” encasing neatly trimmed shrubs and you’ve got yourself a dreamy photoshoot spot.

Arte Mont Kiara - garden
Image credit: @zettersuite_artemontkiara

Take your time to explore this outdoor space that has other photographable spots such as a floral-pod seating area with yellow furniture and a fantasy-inspired cascading fountain with an oversized lamp-like sculpture that adds to the garden’s whimsical vibe

Arte Mont Kiara - outdoor spotsImage adapted from: Booking

Their indoor facilities are worth checking out too. There are lounge areas with stained-glass and rainbow-coloured windows, as well as a gym with grand pillars and decorative plaster ceilings. 

Arte Mont Kiara - lounge
Rainbow lounge
Image credit: Zetter Suite Arte Mont Kiara

Arte Mont Kiara - amenitiesLounge and gym
Image adapted from: Booking

Stay a night at a suite in the building

In 1 of the towers is a boutique hotel, Ami Suites, that’s set to open soon. The hotel will have 115 suites decorated with wood and rattan furnishings. But if you can’t wait to check out this spot now, you can opt to have a staycay at Zetter Suite (from RM285/night), a duplex 2-bedroom apartment space hosted by DreamScape, which helps to manage homestays in Malaysia.

These suites are decorated to match the French themes of the building, with images of the Eiffel Tower and gold-accented cabinets and chandeliers as decor. 

Arte Mont Kiara - suite
Image credit: Zetter Suite Arte Mont Kiara

Along with access to the building’s amenities, such as the gym, pool, and lounges, you’ll be provided with standard hotel offerings of TV with Netflix and YouTube, a kitchenette with induction stove and a fridge, washer and dryer, and shampoos for a comfy stay. 

To book a night at Zetter Suite, click here.

Arte Mont Kiara - suite
Image credit: Zetter Suite Arte Mont Kiara

Arte Mont Kiara has stunning IG-worthy amenities

Malaysians are always looking for the next best photographable spot, whether they are travelling or not. But Arte Mont Kiara offers up the best of both worlds while we’re exploring our own backyard during this pandemic, as it’s a staycation spot in the city with stunning amenities and close proximity to shopping hubs in KL. 

As COVID-19 is still a cause of concern, be sure to adhere to all SOPs in place at the building, such as wearing your mask when you’re in public areas, sanitising your hands frequently, and checking in for contact tracing.

Address: Arte Mont Kiara, Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Kompleks Kerajaan, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan

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Cover image adapted from: @kainenst, @8vkvx & Zetter Suite Arte Mont Kiara

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