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Food & Beverage + + +
If shiny brass ceiling and columnless spiral stairs are not sufficiently modish enough for one, the designer cocktails concocted from premium spirits and mixers will win you over. We are in love with SEVEN lobby bar with its incredibly posh cocktails and modish, metallic vibes. ATAS may be overreaching its modern Malay concept, with creations that are on one end inventive and tasty but over at the other pretentious and over-wrought.
Spa & Wellness
The Ruma's spa remains a work in progress at the time of our visit. The infinity pool and fitness center, smallish as they may be, are every bit as modish as the rest of the hotel.
Service + + +
Service here is rather attuned to its designer vibes - crisp and smartly rendered. Little disappointments here and there, mostly revolving around its restaurant but we can sense every feedback is taken seriously and on the whole staff try their best to deliver.
Design + + +
Kuala Lumpur’s latest luxury hotel to open this year is a design vision unmatched by any establishments in its vicinity. The rooms may be smallish but the welcome is in the details. Suites come with FOC wines and premium beverages. The pool may be comely but the construction works nearby are noisy spoilers. When fully operational, The Ruma my be the name to beat in the Malaysian capital.