KOTA KINABALU: It is confirmed, the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) first hotel in East Malaysia-Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre will be officially opened on December 21.
This contemporary hotel is situated in the heart of Sabah’s bustling capital city and offers clean, comfortable and convenient stays, making it the best value stay at the best location.
It is strategically located 13-minute drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport and close proximity to attractions such as Kota Kinabalu City Waterfront, Gaya Street Sunday Market, Imago Shopping Centre, Suria Shopping Mall, Welcome Seafood Restaurant, Signal Hill Observatory and the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque.
A short 10-minute drive to Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, convenient for leisure and adventure seekers to take a boat ride to Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park for a world-class scuba diving experience and other water sports activities.
Discover Sabah’s rich traditional history at Mari Mari Cultural Village; and explore world renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site Kinabalu National Park, home to the majestic Mount Kinabalu.
Its Cluster General Manager, Najeeb Kurungottu (pix) said, “We are thrilled to introduce the IHG brand to East Malaysia. We have implemented a more rigorous cleaning regime through the IHG Clean Promise programme by partnering with industry leading experts Cleveland Clinic, Ecolab and Diversey.
“Our aim is to bring back the confidence and trust of all travellers and restore the dynamic tourist landscape in Kota Kinabalu when guests are ready to travel again.”
The 250-room hotel comprises of queen and twin-bedded rooms, with the option of rooms with a sofa bed that comfortably accommodate up to three guests.
Guests staying in the hotel will enjoy comfortable and seamless amenities such as free express start breakfast at the brand’s signature ‘Great Room or a Grab & Go’ breakfast option; free and fast Wi-Fi throughout the hotel to stay connected; and comfortable and high-quality bedding with a choice of firm or soft pillows for a great night’s sleep.
All rooms are installed with refreshing power showers with a multi-function shower head and fluffy towels to stay revitalised; and for fitness buff, there is a 24-hour Fitness Centre to stay energised while away from home.
Every room has a 43-inch flat screen television plus a kettle for making complimentary coffee and tea. and there is only one meeting room in the hotel that can seat up to 12 persons.-HS