All three AC Hotels by Marriott are set to bring a new standard to the hospitality landscape in Malaysia
YTL Hotels is pleased to announce the debut of the AC Hotels by Marriott brand in Malaysia with the February opening of three AC Hotels by Marriott; AC Hotel Kuala Lumpur Titiwangsa, AC Hotel Penang Bukit Jambul, and AC Hotel Kuantan City Centre. The Malaysia openings will be under YTL Hotels ownership management. Born from the entrepreneurial spirit of renowned hotelier Antonio Catalan, AC Hotels feature flexible open spaces, purposeful design, signature moments and no unwanted extras. AC Hotels have been designed, refined and crafted to create comfortable, elegant and unobstructed experiences that allow guests to maximise their enjoyment and efficiency.
Based on the idea that purposeful design improves stay experiences, all three AC Hotels by Marriott are set to bring a new standard to the hospitality landscape in Malaysia with a promise to offer The Perfectly Precise Hotel™, providing guests with thoughtfully designed moments of beauty and experiences that elevate their stay.
“We are delighted to introduce AC Hotels by Marriott across three very distinct destinations in Malaysia,” said Mike Fulkerson, Vice President, Brand Marketing, Asia Pacific, Marriott International. “Designed to offer an urban modern, high-style and carefully curated experience, the opening of all three hotels further compliments Marriott International’s growing footprint in the country.”
AC Hotel Kuala Lumpur Titiwangsa- Opened 4th February 2020
AC Hotel Kuala Lumpur Titiwangsa is designed to provide guests with a great stay in the city and offers a unique combination of comfort and local authenticity. Conveniently located by Kuala Lumpur’s LRT and Monorail the hotel also offers quick and easy access to the rest of the city. 362 guestrooms including suites cater to every need of a guest. With 11 meeting spaces and a ballroom that can seat 360 guests the AC Hotel Kuala Lumpur Titiwangsa poses the right space for business travellers.
AC Hotel Penang Bukit Jambul- Opened 5th February 2020
Penang, also known as the ‘pearl of the orient’, welcomes its first Marriott International hotel to the island. AC Hotel Penang Bukit Jambul integrates the heritage and culture of Penang with refined service to create a comfortable, elegant and unobtrusive experience. The hotel features 423 well-appointed guestrooms that include two- and three-bedroom suites designed to suit the needs of families and large groups. AC Hotel Penang Bukit Jambul also caters to the needs of business travellers offering 10 meeting rooms and a ballroom than can accommodate up to 700 guests. The hotel offers its guests a unique opportunity to discover the UNESCO World Heritage that is just a short drive away. The hotel is also located just a short distance away from the neighbouring Queensbay Mall, linked to the Penang bridge, and a short drive to Georgetown, making it an ideal hotel for both business and leisure travellers.
AC Hotel Kuantan City Centre- Opened 7th February 2020
A three-hour drive away from the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur, AC Hotel Kuantan City Centre is located in Kuantan city centre with close proximity to business and leisure environments offering guests the opportunity to live like a local as they experience the essence of the sights, sounds and taste of the city. The hotel features 215 guestrooms and suites, seven meeting rooms and a ballroom that can seat up to 700 guests. Offering a mesmerising balance between the authentic and modern along with white sandy beaches, the city has everything guests are looking for when they want to relax and reconnect.
Embracing the brand’s focus on harmonious design and tailored style, the hotels each feature the AC Lobby, with furnishing that offers a timeless yet modern feel, and communal spaces that have been designed with maximum comfort and function in mind. Further embracing the brand’s focus on purposeful design, each room is thoughtfully designed to allow travellers to use the space in whatever way they see fit - providing them with everything they need, and nothing they don’t. The hotels will also feature the brand’s signature innovative beverage and food program at the AC Kitchen, where guests can savour the start of the day with a European-inspired breakfast spread, while the AC Lounge offers an approachable twist with a selection of tapas and drinks through the day, and the signature Roselle mocktail in the evening for guests to unwind during AC Hour. For those who are on the go, a convenient 24-hour Grab & Go self-service kiosk provides access to a variety of food.
The hotels are also equipped with meeting spaces that are designed to be inviting and collaborative, and to facilitate creativity with complimentary essentials for corporate meetings or social gatherings. All three hotels are introducing a fresh take on corporate meeting packages that incorporate team building programmes to facilitate team work and boost team performance outings and participation. For guests who like to stay active, AC Fitness provides a fully equipped gym with free weights, cardiovascular machines and outdoor pools to unwind.
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