Hard Rock Genting Highlands to become Asia’s largest hotel

HR Resort & Residences partners with Hard Rock to create Asia’s largest hotel at King’s Park, Genting Highlands. A landmark development in Malaysia’s premier entertainment hub.

In a historic milestone, HR Resort & Residences Sdn Bhd has officially partnered with the globally renowned Hard Rock brand, marking a transformative development for King’s Park, Genting Highlands.

The collaboration with Hard Rock International brings the promise of Asia’s largest hotel to this integrated entertainment hub.

The announcement of this new partnership took place during an event attended by key figures, including Todd Hricko, Senior Vice President and Head of Global Business Development at Hard Rock International, Datuk Wira Jayandren Subramanian, Group Chief Executive Officer of King’s Park, Lim Kim Chai, Chairman of HR Resort & Residences, and Sean Chen, Executive Vice President of King’s Park.

Unveiling the Hard Rock Genting Highlands

The partnership between HR Hotel & Residences Sdn Bhd and Hard Rock International will lead to the creation of Hard Rock Genting Highlands, a world-class entertainment experience set amidst the lush tropical jungle of Genting Highlands.

This iconic hotel will boast 1001 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, making it an unparalleled destination in the region. Located at an elevation of 1,000 meters above sea level, it promises 365 days of cool weather.

At the announcement event, Sean expressed the vision of combining high-end design with the energy of rock ‘n’ roll, offering an unforgettable adventure for solo travelers, groups, and families. The hotel is set to open its doors in 2027, promising to captivate visitors and showcase the enduring spirit of Rock.

With the expected creation of numerous jobs in fields like room division, engineering, and food and beverage, the partnership is poised to drive economic growth and enhance the quality of life in the region.

Todd emphasised the brand’s love for music and its commitment to offering an exceptional guest experience. The Hard Rock Genting Highlands Hotel will feature 371 opulent rooms, 630 suites, a retail space known as the “Rock Shop,” a heated swimming pool, diverse dining options, a Rock Spa, and nightly Rock ‘n’ Roll entertainment.

King’s Park Genting Highlands – A Premier destination

King’s Park Genting Highlands is positioned just a 45-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur, making it a prime destination for both business and leisure. Drawing over 41 million visitors annually, Genting Highlands continues to grow in popularity, offering a range of attractions and entertainment.

This colossal development, with a gross development value of RM10 billion, capitalises on the thriving tourism industry in the region. It is set to become Genting Highland’s first Central Business District, spanning 61 hectares of freehold land, blending commercial experiences with recreational delights.

Taking inspiration from colonial and historical architecture, King’s Park features a pedestrian boulevard, riverside patio, and Truly Asia Cultural Streets, celebrating East-Asian heritage. Additionally, plans include a halal retail zone and a luxury boutique hotel catering to Muslim guests, promoting cultural diversity and inclusion.

Adventure enthusiasts will find eco-sports and mountain biking routes, while the proximity of branded theme parks and the world’s largest terrarium further enhances the appeal of King’s Park.

The grand opening of the Hard Rock Genting Highlands in 2027, followed by Accor’s Swissôtel brand in 2028, heralds a promising future for King’s Park Genting Highlands.

This integrated entertainment hub and Central Business District is set to offer a wide range of hotel rooms and exciting experiences, catering to the needs of every traveler, tourist, backpacker, or visitor. With this landmark partnership and a host of attractions, King’s Park is on its way to becoming a must-visit destination in the region.