DoubleTree by Hilton Welcomes Guests to Historic Melaka
Brand expands its footprint in the Asia Pacific region with opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka in UNESCO World Heritage City
MELAKA, Malaysia - DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) 14 market-leading brands, is thrilled to welcome guests to the historic city of Melaka with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka. Located near the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Malacca, the addition will expand the brand’s presence in key destinations across Malaysia, including Kuala Lumpur Penang and Johor Bahru.
“We are proud to open DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka, our fourth DoubleTree by Hilton property in Malaysia – and welcome it to our fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 520 hotels,” said Jamie Mead, regional general manager, Hilton, Malaysia. "We take great pride in welcoming guests to Malaysia’s UNESCO Heritage city where they can discover the amazing culture and rich heritage of what Melaka city has to offer and enjoy our outstanding service and amenities, all starting with our signature, warm DoubleTree Cookie."
“The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka perfectly complements our existing portfolio in Malaysia, a country which has numerous tourism opportunities and experiences for travelers to explore, from the bustling cities of Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru to culturally rich cities of Melaka and George Town, Penang,” Mead added. “These hotels also further our mission to be the most hospitable company in the world as we demonstrate our commitment by being where our guests want to travel to across the region.”
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka boasts 273 stylish and spacious guest rooms, including 27 suites and a Presidential Suite. Located in the heart of Hatten City – approximately 3.6 kilometers (10-minute drive) from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of downtown old Melaka – the hotel is an ideal launch pad for leisure seekers wanting to experience Melaka’s delicacies and heritage, while visiting famous attractions, including Jonker Street, Heritage Buildings at Red Square and St. Paul’s Hill.
Designed to appeal to families, the hotel has a Kid’s Club and offers the option to connect up to four guest rooms with a shared private hallway. Other recreational options include an outdoor infinity pool and a fitness center. The hotel has three restaurants, offering local and international favorites at Makan Kitchen, Italian cuisine at Tosca, and drinks and light snacks at Axis Lounge. For meetings and events, the hotel also offers an 800 square meter ballroom that can accommodate up to 1,100 people, five meeting rooms and a boardroom.
“Opened in December 2017, our hotel has the biggest lead-in rooms (40 square meters) and biggest ballroom without pillars in Melaka. We welcome all guests to come and stay with us as our room rates start from RM250 ++ (room only) a night,” said Herman Courbois, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka. “With its enviable setting and offerings, our urban hotel is a lifestyle destination catering to both leisure and business travelers.”
DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka is part of the Hilton Honors program, an award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 15 distinct brands. Hilton Honors members, who book directly through preferred Hilton channels, have access to instant benefits, including free standard Wi-Fi, a flexible cash/points payment slider, an exclusive member discount and point’s redemption for free nights.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka is located at Hatten City, Jalan Melaka Raya 23, Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia. For more information or to make a reservation, visit DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka or call +60-6-2223333.
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About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of nearly 560 upscale hotels with more than 130,000 rooms across six continents. Over the past 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has maintained its philosophy that it’s the little things that make a big difference, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree Cookie, to serving the local community. Thanks to the dedication of its Team Members, DoubleTree by Hilton ensures the absolute best experiences for guests and continues to be a symbol of comfort through contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings, and meetings and event spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on facebook.com/doubletree, twitter.com/doubletree and instagram.com/doubletree. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising more than 5,600 properties with nearly 913,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, nearly 85 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.Download Article Photos