Hilton has signed a management agreement with
the Hatten Group, to manage the DoubleTree by Hilton, Melaka.
agreement will see the second DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in
Malaysia and Hilton Worldwide’s entry into Melaka (Malacca).
Scheduled to open in 2014, the 265-room DoubleTree by Hilton,
Melaka will be situated in downtown Melaka and boasts a waterfront location.
The 27-storey, 265-room hotel will form part of a
mixed-use development featuring the DoubleTree by Hilton, Melaka,
extensive retail offering and residential apartments.
The site is
approximately 10 minutes’ walking distance to the center of
downtown Melaka and key tourist areas including the historical
sites, shopping centers and dining areas.
west coast of Malaysia, Melaka is strategically located less than
90 minutes’ drive from Kuala Lumpur and less than three hours from
Singapore. Due to its rich Malaysian, Portuguese and Dutch
history, Melaka has a number of well-preserved heritage buildings,
ancient landmarks and colonial structures. Among the well-known
tourist attractions are the Fort A’ Famosa and St. Paul’s Church
(both UNESCO World Heritage Sites), Melaka’s Sultanate Palace,
Porta De Santiago and the Proclamation of Independence Memorial.
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