The hotel is a 45-min drive (70-km) from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and merely 10-min drive away from Kuala Lumpur City Air Terminal (KL CAT). The business and shopping districts of the city are 3 kilometres from the hotel.
Originally built in 1904 as the official residence of the highest British representative to the Malay States, the hotel is a hallmark of Malaysia's national heritage. Restored to its former glory, the boutique hotel features 13 elegant Victorian-styled suites set amid 16 hectares of lush landscaping. The resort is air-conditioned and offers a hotel safe, as well as a dining room.