Accor Adds Two Hotels In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
May 08, 06 1:57 am
Accor has signed management contracts for two new hotels, Novotel 1 Borneo, Kota Kinabalu and Mercure Waterfront, Kota Kinabalu, each located in distinct districts of the fast growing capital city of Sabah East Malaysia.
The 263-room Novotel is scheduled to open in 2008 as an important component of 1 Borneo, Kota Kinabalu’s largest lifestyle mega mall that will include a 600 outlet retail shopping complex, residential condominium and office tower. The development is adjacent to Kota Kinabalu’s industrial Park, University Malaysia Sabah Polytechnic School and 15 minutes drive from the airport.
The hotel design incorporates many of the latest Novotel design features, including the innovative BIZ Executive Floor and BIZ Lounge concepts, targeting a new generation of young Asian travellers looking for modern, fashionable accommodation.
It will also feature a coffee shop and one specialty restaurant, lobby lounge and bar, 1,800sqm ballroom, four adjacent meeting rooms, swimming pool, fitness centre and spa.
Mercure Waterfront, Kota Kinabalu will be an important part of the Waterfront development, considered one of Kota Kinabalu’s up-and-coming entertainment and shopping districts. Built on prime seafront land it will offer sweeping views of both the ocean and mighty Mount Kinabalu.
The hotel is scheduled to open in November 2006 with 212 guest rooms, 2 meeting rooms, a coffee shop, lobby lounge and bar, swimming Pool, fitness centre and state-of-the-art spa.
Accor Vice President Operations – Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Philippines, Patrick Basset said the two hotels provide Accor with a strategic presence in one of East Malaysia’s leading commercial capital cities.
“These hotels are in two of Kota Kinabalu’s fastest growing areas and are poised to become exciting business, nightlife and shopping districts. They both have broad appeal for either corporate and leisure visitors, making each hotel more attractive to a wider clientele.”
Novotel 1 Borneo, Kota Kinabalu strengthens Novotel’s position as the leading four-star international hotel in Asia Pacific. It is fast becoming the first choice brand for a growing number of travellers and international visitors attracted to its reputation for quality and value for money accommodation.”
Novotel is the world’s most renowned “business class” of hotels, with over 400 hotels, including over 72 around Asia Pacific, located in major city, regional and resort locations.
Source : Ehotelier
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