Hilton, announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Putrajaya Lakeside, its first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Owned by Indaman Putrajaya Sdn Bhd, the 290-room hotel is managed by Hilton.
Paul Hutton, Vice President, Operations, Southeast Asia, said, “The launch of DoubleTree by Hilton Putrajaya Lakeside brings us to our third DoubleTree by Hilton hotel to open in South East Asia in under a year. Joining our portfolio of four DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in Malaysia as the 12th hotel in our operating estate in Malaysia, the launch of the resort during this period is testament to the commitment of Hilton to establishing our presence in new destinations across the country. We are optimistic that when regional and international travel resume in the long-run, DoubleTree by Hilton Putrajaya Lakeside will be well-positioned to meet the evolved needs of our guests.”
Located in Malaysia’s third Federal Territory, DoubleTree by Hilton Putrajaya Lakeside is a 20-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA 1 & 2), and 40 minutes from Kuala Lumpur city centre via the new KL-Putrajaya Expressway – positioning it as a convenient stopover for leisure and business travellers.
Apart from amenities, the hotel is surrounded by scenic spots for taking in the local sights. Guests will enjoy the resort’s close proximity to attractions including the Millennium Monument, the pink Putra Mosque and more, or stop at the nearby shopping malls for retail therapy, catch a blockbuster movie or try their hand at bowling.
Alexandra Jaritz, Senior Vice President, Brand Management, Asia Pacific, Hilton, said, “The DoubleTree by Hilton brand is synonymous with comfort in a home away from home for travellers all around the world. It is now one of our fastest growing brands across the globe and the pace of openings we have been seeing in Asia Pacific over recent years is testament to the trust our guests and partners have in the brand.”
Welcoming guests with 290 well-appointed rooms, the hotel has ten accommodation types to cater to different guest needs. All rooms are non-smoking, with complimentary Wi-Fi for Hilton Honors members, a flat-screen TV with HD channels, 24-hour room service as well as a work-desk for business travellers to work in comfort.
The resort features two restaurants with a rich and sumptuous array of local and international cuisines. Makan Kitchen is an all-day dining restaurant that is symbolic of Hilton’s DoubleTree by Hilton brand in South East Asia, serving authentic Malaysian fare and specialty dishes across Malay, Chinese, Indian, Iban and Peranakan cuisines.
KOFFEE, the deli located at the hotel’s lobby, invites guests to rest and relax during the day while indulging in a wide selection of coffee and colourful display of pastries and light bites.
Spanning a total of 3,773 square meters, the hotel has 22 meeting rooms that are all outfitted with Wi-Fi and wired internet, video and teleconferencing facilities, digital sound system and a dedicated Event Manager to provide technical support.