Canopy by Hilton, Hass Holdings sign hotel in Kuala Lumpur

In Q4 2021, Kuala Lumpur's first Canopy by Hilton is set to open in Bukit Bintang.
The new Canopy by Hilton will be part of The Wharf/Hoffman-Madison Waterfront mixed-use project.

The Canopy by Hilton brand and Hass Holdings signed the Canopy by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Bintang. This latest signing marks the debut of the Canopy by Hilton brand in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. The property is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2021. 

The 456-key hotel will be developed along Pudu Road within the Bukit Bintang district. In the center of Kuala Lumpur’s retail and entertainment area, the new Canopy by Hilton will be near shopping malls, food and beverage offerings, local night markets and street food stalls. The hotel is part of Bukit Bintang City Centre, a mixed-use development that has office towers, residential apartments, a shopping mall, a Malaysian heritage-inspired bazaar, an entertainment hub and a transit hub.

Canopy by Hilton also recently signed the brand’s first North American property in Washington D.C. Canopy by Hilton Washington D.C., The Wharf, which was signed with Hoffman-Madison Waterfront and Concord Hospitality Enterprises, will be developed on the Potomac River. It will have 175 guestrooms as part of Hoffman-Madison Waterfront’s $2.5-billion mixed-use waterfront neighborhood in Southwest Washington D.C. The 10-story hotel will be near residential, commercial and hospitality venues and recreational activities. It is also close to the new water taxis, various waterfront locations, including Georgetown, Alexandria and National Harbor and the new Southwest Shuttle bus service.

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PN Hoffman and Madison Marquette, a development group comprised of ER Bacon Development, City Partners, Paramount Development and Triden Development, constructed The Wharf/Hoffman-Madison Waterfront. The first phase of The Wharf opens in October of 2017. The developer is holding a six-month long series of events and public activities, which debuted on Thursday, Oct. 12, to mark the opening of the project.

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