Hilton has signed a management agreement with
Pinnacle Nexus Sdn. Bhd. (a member of Cornerstone Partners) for a
DoubleTree Resort in Penang.
Situated along Jalan Batu Ferringhi, a popular beach destination
in Penang, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang is approximately 15
kilometers from George Town which is renowned for its old world
charm, good food, rich historical architectural and art scene.
The resort has easy access to Batu Ferringhi's
recreational, dining and nightlife offerings and its immediate
vicinity features the 420-meter coastline of Miami Beach.
existing hotel building will undergo an extensive refurbishment of
its public areas, as well as rooms and suites before joining
DoubleTree by Hilton's fast-growing global collection of more than
415 hotels and resorts around the world.
DoubleTree Resort by
Hilton Penang will become the brand's third property in Malaysia
when it opens in 2016, joining DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur
and DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru.
Set into a hillside, DoubleTree Resort by
Hilton Penang will feature 318 rooms and suites, each with its own
balcony. Most of the rooms and suites will offer views
of the sea.
The resort will have three restaurant and bar options
including an all-day dining outlet, a lobby bar and a cafť.
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang will have meetings and events
facilities including a ballroom and four function spaces covering
an area of more than 1,300 square meters.
Other facilities include
a gym, an outdoor pool and children's recreational area.
the expertise of a truly global, award-winning hospitality company
combined with strong local market expertise, we firmly believe
that DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang will further enhance the
international appeal of Penang as a tourist and business
destination," said Jason Chong , Director of Pinnacle Nexus Sdn.
Bhd., a member of Cornerstone Partners.
Located in the northern beach area of Penang
near the UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town, DoubleTree by
Hilton Penang Resort will add to the existing pipeline of five
hotels in Malaysia where Hilton currently operates six hotels
under the Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton brands.
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