Accor has opened an ibis hotel in the UNESCO world heritage site
of Melaka, Malaysia.
ibis Melaka hotel is a short walk from major tourist
attractions like the Dutch Square, Christ Church, Jonker Street
and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.
Melaka has become a vibrant tourist hub in
recent times, and its kaleidoscope of cultures makes it one of
Malaysia’s most irresistible weekends away. Whether you’re on an
epicurean adventure or simply strolling from Chinatown to the
Chitty village and gallery, Melaka is a quaint city with an
abundance of rich heritage.
Garth Simmons, Chief Operating Officer,
AccorHotels for Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore said, “Melaka
has become one of top tourist destination in this country. Last
year, it attracted over 16 million tourist arrivals, a 54%
increase over the previous year. We are excited to introduce the ibis
brand to the heritage city renowned for its cultural oasis with a
rich colonial past. With over 1080 hotels worldwide, Ibis is the
leading economy hotel brand of AccorHotels offering all the
services of a modern hotel at an affordable price.”
outlets at the hotel include a Grab and Go counter for light
snacks and drinks, the ibis Kitchen Restaurant which serves a variety
of local and international fare, and the Lobby Bar and
For business meetings and social events, ibis Melaka offers three
small meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 200 persons.
The hotel also has a garden gym.
Li Chou, Chairman of Winbond Properties Sdn. Bhd. said, “From the
rich heritage to the friendliness of the residents, Melaka is a
hidden gem within Southeast Asia. It is great to partner with
AccorHotels to bring the very first ibis brand to Melaka. With its
strategic location, ibis Melaka features the best of its colonial
charm in the heart of the city. We look forward to sharing the wonders of Melaka with travellers to the city.”
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