HILTON Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Daiman Landmark Hotel to operate the DoubleTree by Hilton, Johor Bahru, the hotel chain’s third DoubleTree by Hilton-branded property in Malaysia.
Scheduled to open around mid-2014, the 365-room hotel will be located along Jalan Ngee Heng, within the CBD of Johor Bahru and adjacent to the border crossing between Malaysia and Singapore.
Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said: “The DoubleTree by Hilton, Johor Bahru is our third DoubleTree by Hilton-branded property in Malaysia following Kuala Lumpur and Malacca, and will be an exciting addition to our hospitality offerings across the Asia Pacific region.”
The 30-storey DoubleTree by Hilton, Johor Bahru will offer 350 guest rooms and 15 serviced apartment units, and will have an all-day dining restaurant, a specialty restaurant, a deli café, a lounge and two bars.
The hotel will also feature a business centre, a fitness centre, an outdoor swimming pool, a 400m2 ballroom and three meeting rooms.
Hilton Worldwide currently manages five properties in Malaysia, including Hilton Kuala Lumpur, DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur, Hilton Petaling Jaya, Hilton Kuching and Batang Ai Longhouse Resort, Managed by Hilton.