Wed, 16 Aug 2017

ibis Hotel Opens in Melaka, Malaysia

Accor has opened an ibis hotel in the UNESCO world heritage site of Melaka, Malaysia.

 The 249-room 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.”

Colourful lobby at the ibis Melaka, Malaysia

Dining 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 Café.

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.

Datin Sa 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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