The wait is finally over as Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel opens its doors to visitors in an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, 12 July.
The soft opening was officiated by official representatives of City Waterfront Sdn Bhd, accompanied by Adrian Chung, General Manager of the hotel. Also present were executive committees and associates of Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel, guests and members of the media.
"We're excited to introduce the Marriott brand to the local community and can't wait to welcome our very first guest today," said Adrian, adding that it has been a great journey for the pre-opening team and Marriott's doors are now opened for guests to enjoy the rooms, facilities and restaurants.
Nestled along Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel is an idyllic destination for imaginative travellers who seek balance in their lives. The hotel offers rewarding experiences through panoramic views of the South China Sea, authentic local culinary offerings and thoughtful services.
Located 15 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, guests will get to explore the best of the city. The Waterfront, a popular scene for dining and entertainment, is just a stone's throw away from the hotel and Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, a natural reserve consisting of five colourful coral islands ideal for diving and snorkelling, is just a 15-minute boat ride away.
All 332 guest rooms and suites are stylishly appointed with contemporary and local touches to create a distinct and vibrant aesthetic. Most of the rooms offer sea view. There are 6 types of rooms and guests will be able to choose from the Deluxe Cityview, Deluxe Seaview, Premier Seaview, Executive Suite, Ocean Suite and Presidential Suite.
Culinary offerings include Teppan Table - an interactive Japanese show kitchen and Big Fish - the hotel's take on surf and turf. Guests can savour a wider variety of locally inspired cuisine at the all-day dining restaurant, Kitchen@8 and The Lounge is perfect for guests to relax and disconnect with light seasonal dishes.
The rooftop bar 'Stylo' brings a fresh perspective to stylish entertainment with panoramic views over the surrounding islands.
With dynamic meeting spaces and creative dining venues, the hotel's design captures the essence of 'The Land Below the Wind', inspiring both international and domestic travellers to travel brilliantly.
For further information or reservations, please contact Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel at 088 286 888 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.