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Hilton Signs DoubleTree Resort in Penang, Malaysia

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 16 June 2015

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.

The 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 caf.

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. 

"Leveraging 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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