Hilton has signed a management agreement with
Daiman Landmark Hotel to open its third DoubleTree by Hilton
property in Malaysia.
Scheduled to open around mid-2014, the 365-room
DoubleTree by Hilton, Johor Bahru, Malaysia will be located along
Jalan Ngee Heng, within the Central Business District (CBD) of
Johor Bahru and adjacent to the border causeway crossing between
Malaysia and Singapore.
30-story DoubleTree by Hilton, Johor Bahru features 350 guest
rooms and 15 service apartment units, and will have an all-day
dining restaurant, a specialty restaurant, a deli café, a lounge
and two bars. The hotel will also offer a business center, a fitness center, an outdoor pool, a 400-square meter ballroom,
three meeting rooms and car parking facilities.
Rob Palleschi, global head,
DoubleTree by Hilton, said, “We are delighted to introduce an
increasing number of travelers across the globe to DoubleTree by
Hilton’s fast-expanding portfolio of remarkable city center hotel
locations around the world. The DoubleTree by Hilton, Johor Bahru
is our third DoubleTree by Hilton-branded property in Malaysia
following Kuala Lumpur and Melaka, and will be an exciting new
addition to our hospitality offerings across the Asia Pacific
region, as we create a rewarding and friendly hotel experience for
the DoubleTree by Hilton brand globally.”
Situated just across JB Sentral Train Station and the Immigration
Checkpoint, DoubleTree by Hilton, Johor Bahru sits within the CBD
of Johor Bahru, where numerous multi-national and domestic
companies are located. The Johor Bahru International Convention
Center and various municipal bureaus are within a kilometer away.
Guests will also enjoy convenient access to attractions including
Sultan Ibrahim Building, Chinese temples and Little India.
The Senai International Airport is located 25 kilometers north of the
hotel, which can also be easily accessed via Jalan Tun Abdul Razak
or Jalan Abdul Rahman Andak.
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