Over 140 people attended the in “Celebrate the Spirit of Giving this Christmas” high tea at The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur held in support of The Selangor Cheshire Home today.
Established in 1963, the home provides permanently disabled residents of all races and religious background, without any means of income or resources, opportunities to learn new skills that would assist them in leading an independent life.
Over the years, The Selangor Cheshire Home have been working hand-in-hand with The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur in providing tremendous support in training their residents in the Economic Empowerment Programme (EEP).
The high tea, held at the Charcoal Restaurant, was graced by the presence of the President of the Rumah Amal Cheshire Selangor, Datin Paduka (Dato’) Khatijah Sulaiman and the Honorary Secretary, Major Habibah Baharom (R), AMP. They were joined by former and current residents of the home, invited guests and dignitaries, the senior management team from The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur and members of the media.
Ticking off the first agenda of the Christmas high tea celebration was the beautiful serenade of traditional Christmas carols with a twist. The inclusion of the upbeat jazzy tune, presented by the Jazzy Carolers from Putera Aman Assembly Church, brought the joyful spirit of the season of giving to the event.
Guests at the high tea were treated to a scrumptious selection of local and international cuisine prepared by the dedicated team of chefs from the hotel. Delicacies included a selection of savory finger sandwiches, sweet pastries, and traditional Malay kuih with apple crème brulee, raspberry pistachio cake and crepes suzette with apples cube, banana sliced and strawberry.
Exciting activities were organized such as entertaining Christmas games and an astounding fusion dance performance by the talented sisters, Anagha Laxmi Ramesh and Baghya Laxmi Ramesh.
The afternoon continued with a delightful string of performances by the former EEP students. As all good things that must come to an end, the high tea concluded with a special performance by the residents of the Selangor Cheshire Home and a thank-you speech from Mr. Ramesh Kumaraguru, the Director of Human Resource at The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur. It was indeed, a wonderful afternoon of sharing and giving in true homage to the spirit of Christmas.
About The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Taking its name from an old Malay expression ‘sejauh di sana’ – as far as the eye can see – The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 5 star deluxe hotel, 355-room retreat resort with two adjoining 18-hole championship golf courses. Scenic beauty and unconditional privacy abound, combining comfort and adventure amidst 160 hectares of lush tropical gardens. It is an idyllic haven for business and pleasure.
Located only minutes from the city in Shah Alam, 30 minutes from Kuala Lumpur’s city center and 35 minutes from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), the hotel is only five minutes away from Skypark (formerly Subang Airport), the private jet aviation hub. Facilities of this well-appointed resort include extensive dining choices, practical function areas with a luxurious grand ballroom, 17 meeting rooms and a host of delightful recreational activities to suit the needs of all travellers. The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur is a member of WorldHotels, a global brand that brings together 500 of the world’s most unique independent hotels in 250 destinations across 65 countries worldwide.
Rooms with a Green View
Wake up to an inviting view of our emerald surroundings: the lush landscaped garden, tranquil lake or meticulously maintained golf courses. The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur offers a tranquil retreat to nature with 355 elegantly furnished guestrooms in a low-rise setting comprising of 75 Superior Rooms, 75 Deluxe Rooms, 100 Executive Deluxe Rooms, 27 Club Rooms, 18 Terrace Rooms, 28 Executive Rooms, 28 Premium Rooms, 3 Executive Suites and 1 Saujana Suite.
For the Superior, Deluxe and Executive Deluxe accommodation, the décor brings together a variety of natural materials in a relaxing, naturally-inspired palette of earthy colours. Batek inspired bed runners in the rooms add a touch of signature Malaysian hospitality while the added multi-media hub which allows guests to remain connected and work at ease in the comfort of their rooms, showcasing the contemporary look and feel with an impressive headboard feature wall panel with embedded fossil-like design, added features including a more spacious bathroom with separate rain shower cubicle and the Executive Deluxe has an added bath tub for that luxe feel.
Club Rooms and Suites; each room reflects a contemporary Asian style with the décor comprising classy terrazzo floors, granite and Burmese teak wood. The lighting emits a natural and warm glow, fitting to its contemporary yet understated elegance. The Club Rooms and Suites are large by hotel room standards, ranging from 43 to 176 square meters and boasting stand-out features as lavish and spacious bathrooms with separate bathtubs, toilet, and large walk-in wardrobes. Prepare to enjoy the most drenching and satisfying rain shower to cool off from the tropical hot weather and lather yourself with our premium bath amenities.
Unlike many hotels, guests will wake up to picturesque views as all rooms boast views of green landscape and glistening emerald pool. Choose from the smartly adorned Club Rooms, Terrace Rooms and Executive Rooms, to the more lavishly decked out Executive Suites or go bold with the ultimate Saujana Suite which integrates spa facilities within the immense accommodation.
In these rooms, the serenity of the landscape views from the manicured gardens, courtyard, lake view to pool view provides the perfect complement and balance to the serene interior. While nature makes a worthy inspiration, the hotel does not lack in terms of technology. Entertainment, for example, is available in the 50-inch, flat-screen televisions as well as the state-of-the-art wireless Internet access and desk level multi-media hub.
Whether you’re on a romantic holiday, travelling for business or taking a family vacation, we have just the room for you.
Meetings and Events
The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur boasts a pillarless Ballroom accommodating up to 700 persons and 10 meeting rooms accommodating 10 persons to 250 persons. In an effort to drive MICE business, there is an additional 6 meeting rooms to cater to group and convention needs. With the latest state-of-the-art audio visual equipment , all rooms are designed with a built-in charging station (for mobiles, iPads etc), 70 inch flat screen TVs, specially designed built in visual feature wall which allows the use of screens, TVs and whiteboard simultaneously to optimize on presentations. Unlike most hotels in the city, some meeting rooms overlook a well-manicured garden or a picturesque lake. The hotel also has ample and suitable space for team building exercises and outdoor activities within the resort grounds.
Recreation and Relaxation
Whether to soak up some sun, work up a sweat or wind the day down, The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur has everything one can ask for. Indulge in fun activities like cycling and sight-seeing through the vast landscaped grounds of the hotel or take a dip in the pool with a beautiful green view; otherwise, guests can have drinks and snacks to be enjoyed leisurely by the poolside.
For long-distance travellers wishing to banish jet-lag, workouts at the fitness centre or the tennis courts offers the opportunity to burn a sweat and get a good workout. Those seeking a retreat for complete rejuvenation can opt to be pampered with a massage at the hotel’s dedicated wellness centre – The Spa. Alternatively, guests can also have a round of golf at the golf course.
No ‘staycation’ is complete without a spa session. Lose yourself in the indulgent utopia of rejuvenating bliss at The Spa. Making the most of its natural tropical setting, The Spa perfectly blends and balances the natural surroundings with its ambience and therapeutic treatments. The Spa features nine spacious rustic-styled spa villas offering exclusive privacy. Take a sip off The Spa’s signature welcome drink while going through the wide selection of treatments from the spa menu. Offering a selection of Indulgent Oriental Rituals including stimulating body polishes, purifying envelopments, enriching baths and therapeutic massage all styled to soothe the senses, enliven the body and satisfy the soul. Embracing Eastern philosophy, its Asian inspired rituals originate from the healing traditions of places like exotic Bali, spiritual India and the sacred land of Tibet; creating authentic cultural experiences that reflect the original. Its strict adherence to the holistic approach that “beauty is more than skin deep” dictates its choice of products, treatments and applications. The final ingredient to The Spa’s uniqueness is the magic hands of their therapists. The therapists undergo meticulous training to ensure treatments are provided to the satisfaction of guests for the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation, truly a journey to savour.
Spoilt For Choice
When it comes to dining, guests will be spoilt for choice. From an open concept grill restaurant room serving the finest cuts of charcoal grilled meat and quality seafood to “Peranakan” specialties, modern Italian specialties and authentic Japanese cuisine The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur can satisfy even the most discerning palate. Discover a culinary adventure when you choose to stay at The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur as we offer guests an exciting array of tastes, venues and cuisines to enjoy.
Charcoal, a unique new Malaysian open-grill dining concept restaurant, offers guests an in-door charcoal-grill experience in a stylish modern contemporary setting. Savour prime cuts of meat, delectable seafood and vegetables grilled to perfection and for that local flavour try Charcoal’s signature local marinades and spice for that added spice and heat. Charcoal also serves local favourites in its ala carte menu and a good selection of Peranakan dishes which are a true reflection of our culture of fusion.
Another highlight in the dining scene at the hotel is Ti Chen, offering Cantonese cuisine with hand-made dim sum specialties, it is also popular as a venue for weddings. Having undergone a stylish renovation, the restaurant’s interior is now infused with charming oriental touches and enhanced by gold-leafed pillars which hosts a modern yet comfortable bar area where guests can enjoy a pint of ice-cold beer while waiting for a table, as well as a cosy private dining room. Alfresco dining is also available, offering scenic lakeside and water feature views which are even more magnificent during sunset.
For a more romantic setting, an alfresco dining at The Terrace offers a splendid front-seat view of the dreamy water feature. Intrigue your palate at the renowned restaurant with its award-winning Italian cuisine that will bring you on a gastronomic journey with a unique monthly menu as bold as it is unexpected. The sound of the running water stream has just the perfect decibel to elevate the romantic feel, pair it with a decadent dish and a glass of bubbly for final touches. On the weekend, sip a cup of tea and indulge in selections of cakes, chocolates and scones with the delectable English-style afternoon tea.
Set in the style of a traditional Japanese wooden countryside dining house, Kogetsu is built upon a man-made lake giving its patrons a blissful view of glistening waters and tranquil greens of its sister property, the Saujana Golf & Country Club. With a capacity of hosting up to 60 persons at one seating facing its newly upgraded open kitchen, a cosy Teppanyaki room which can seat up to 10 persons and 3 additional Tatami rooms for exclusive private dining.
Adjacent to the lobby area, Bayu Lounge is a relaxed lounge which overlooks the swimming pool and lake where guests can enjoy afternoon tea, evening cocktails and light snacks.
For more entertainment, RP Entertainment Centre is the place to be for music lovers or just to chill out with live band performances nightly. Besides the usual beers, wines and spirits, RP also offers a variety of fusion tapas and wood-fired pizzas. A heritage-themed bar with a cigar lounge, dance floor, alfresco dining area and live band performances, it also features a Whisky Bar on the first floor for whisky aficionados to savour sophisticated flavours of various whisky labels from around the world.
Nicknamed the 19th Hole, Golfer’s Terrace offers all-day dining with local and Western cuisine accompanied by lush views of the sprawling golf courses. Catch your breath and ease your mind at Golfer’s Terrace.
For details of the package, please contact (603) 7843 1234 or email at email@example.com.