Written by @Joehairie
(Featured image: Reception desk at Aerotel. Above image: The Bar and entrance to Plaza Premium Lounge)
During our recent transit at KLIA2, we had the opportunity to visit Aerotel, The Bar and newest Plaza Premium Lounge which are conveniently located next to each other at gateway@klia2. These latest facilities by Plaza Premium Group are designed for all type of travellers who are arriving at or departing from Terminal klia2.
Location of Aerotel at gateway@klia2
The entrance to Aerotel is located just next to the main reception desk and upon entering, one will be in this long corridor with it beautifully carpeted floor. This corridor leads to guestrooms. There are four types of room available at Aerotel is designed by travellers for travellers. This one-of-a-kind book-by-hour airport transit hotel concept aims to offer convenient and comfortable accommodation for travellers.
There are a total of 7 Solo Plus Rooms and is 20sqm in size. This type of room offers one single bed and perfect for single travellers who require a private space to refresh and recharge.
There are 56 Double Plus Rooms with Twin Beds (25sqm) and 13 rooms with one double bed/ Queen (22sqm), making it a total of 69 rooms in this particular category. This type of room is indeed spacious enough for 2 guests to rest and unwind comfortably.
Designed for 4 travellers to comfortably resting in the room is the Double Squared category. There is currently 1 room available in this category and the size is about 34sqm.
With size of 34sqm, the Family Room is designed for a homey and relaxing stay and it comes with one double bed and 2 single beds. It sleeps 4 people comfortably. There is one unit of Family Room at Aerotel, gateway@klia2.
Guest Room Features
Each room comes with en-suite bathroom with powerful shower and amenities, select mattress and pillows, individually controlled air-condition, television, hair-dryer, complimentary WiFi, auto-boiler, coffee/tea making facilities, security key-card access, a writing table and a chair.
Interestingly, there is an open space, a sort of big ‘balcony’ which is for the exclusive use of guests staying at Aerotel. Here, guests may take the opportunity to do some plane spotting activity while enjoying the outside warm temperature without having to exit the terminal. This area however is strictly a non-smoking area.
The Bar, Aerotel Kuala Lumpur is the perfect meeting venue for those awaiting or seeing off their guests as it is located on the landside of gateway @klia2. It is located across Aerotel Kuala Lumpur is the Bar; measuring over 60 square metres in size with the capacity of over 40 seats, it is the only watering hole in gateway@klia2.
Cosy and inviting, with high stools and cocktail tables as well as lounge seating, come in for a refreshing pint before take-off or catch the latest sporting event live on the big-screen TV. In regard to the menu, it includes a delectable selection of nibbles and snacks, main course dishes and desserts with an impressive beverage list, not forgetting the signature cold/ slow-pressed juices.
Plaza Premium Lounge
Just next to Aerotel Kuala Lumpur and the Bar is another new Plaza Premium Lounge facility, bringing the number of Plaza Premium Lounge locations in gateway@klia2 to two. Opens 24 hours daily, the lounge provides 80 comfortable seats within the lounge and dining areas.
Plaza Premium Lounge offers its signature services and hallmark features such as friendly and attentive staff, comfortable sofa seating, Wi-Fi, TV, work stations, charging sockets and a sumptuous selection of local and international food and beverage options, this airport oasis welcomes all travellers regardless of their airline or class of travel.
The lounge is equipped with one VIP room, and three meeting rooms accommodating 4 to 22 people, these meeting rooms are your private space for meetings and discussions, away from the hustle and bustle at the airport.
Looking for a great place to chill out or relaxing in style at gateway@klia2? Head to:
Aerotel Kuala Lumpur
Level 2M, gateway@klia2, Terminal klia2
KL International Airport (KLIA)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
T: +603 8778 0888
F: +603 8778 0889
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Aerotel is a one-of-a-kind airport transit hotel located in either the airside (Aerotelairport transit hotel) or landside (Aerotel airport hotel) of the airport to provide travellers in transit with both comfortable accommodation and convenient booking hours to suit their needs. Aerotel is created with the conscious merging of “Aero” and “Hotel”. The root of “Aero” gives reference to air; it not only is a reflection of its unique location at the airport, but also makes reference to the light, breezy, seamless experience – and good value – that travellers will enjoy. With attentive services and carefully tailored designs, Aerotel is well-equipped for travellers to refresh, relax and rest while at the airport. Aerotel’s expanding network covers major international airports, including Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Rio de Janeiro, London Heathrow, Kuala Lumpur, Muscat, Guangzhou and Hyderabad.
About Plaza Premium Lounge
Plaza Premium Lounge, the world’s largest independent airport lounge network, gives travellers a haven away from the hustle and bustle of the airport, a home away from home, by providing a space with top-notch services and facilities for travellers
departing, transiting and arriving at major international airports including Abu Dhabi, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow, New Delhi, Rio de Janeiro, Riyadh, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Toronto and Vancouver.
Comfortable seating, enticing food and beverage selection, showers with amenities, private resting suites, VIP rooms, recharging stations, Wi-Fi, computer workstations are but a few of the services offered to enhance the airport experience.
As the first airport lounge network to achieve ISO 9001:2008 certification and the World’s Best Independent Airport Lounge by Skytrax, we are committed to consistently providing quality services and continual improvement for valued customers. By putting into action, the best ideas and practices from across the network and around the world, we focus on innovative and quality products and services.
On top of the sublime and opulent independent airport lounges that are in operation, we also manage lounges for leading airlines and alliances including Cathay Pacific Airways, China Eastern Airlines, El Al Israel Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, SkyTeam, Star Alliance and American Express.
About gateway@klia2, Terminal klia2
gateway@klia2 is the shopping mall in the bustling integrated complex of Terminal klia2, KL International Airport (KLIA). Located between the klia2 drop-off and klia2 Main Terminal (landside), with 350,000 square feet of net-lettable space spanning over eight levels, a 5,600-bay multi-storey car park and a mall-within-airport concept, gateway@klia2 houses local and renowned brands from fashion and footwear to food and beverage, gifts to gadgets and books to beauty essentials to banking needs. It it is easily accessible via buses, taxis, coaches, cars as well as the train.
Terminal klia2, currently the World’s Largest Terminal serving low cost carriers is less than 2km away from KLIA, and is connected via the KLIA Ekspres Train (ERL), for a seamless transit between low cost carriers and full service airlines to any destination in the world.
About Plaza Premium Group
Headquartered in Hong Kong, Plaza Premium Group is the pioneer and industry leader in providing Premium Airport Services in over 160 locations of 37 international airports across the world, with a collective goal of ‘enhancing your airport experience’. The Group comprises four core airport services, Airport Lounge, Airport Transit Hotel, Airport Meet & Greet Service, and Airport Dining.
The Group currently employs over 4,000 staff and serves over 12 million passengers around the world annually. The Group is dedicated to providing quality services and possesses proprietary knowledge in airport hospitality industry. By continuously surpassing travellers’ expectation, the Group’s network is rapidly growing across major international airports around the world.