Hilton Kota Kinabalu finally open its door in January 2017. The first Hilton in Kota Kinabalu featuring 305 guestrooms and suites, restaurants and bar, spacious rooftop pool and 13 function and meeting spaces.
Hilton Kota Kinabalu is located in Asia City district where there are few seafood restaurants located and near to major shopping malls and tourist spots.
Some of the key features of Hilton Kota Kinabalu:
– Guest rooms and suites with ‘smart’ lighting and motion sensors
-Executive Lounge with free snacks/drinks and use of meeting facilities
– 3 restaurants, grab-and-go options, and 24-hour room service
-Event space for 1,200 guests, plus carpark for 500 vehicles
-Fully equipped, 24-hour fitness center with sauna and steam rooms
-Rooftop outdoor pool with cabanas and gorgeous city views
Beautiful finishing at the lobby of Hilton Kota Kinabalu. The friendly staffs greet us and invite to have a drink at Zest Cafe which is located beside the lobby for a drink and pastries while waiting for our check-in process to be completed.
The stunning chandelier shaped like water droplets when it rain decorates the lobby.
art piece decorate the wall alongside the walkway
We stay at King Deluxe Room which features 48-inch TV, mini-fridge and walk-in rain shower. The room size is big for Kota Kinabalu standard.
Hilton Kota Kinabalu offers smart technology in every room including automatic entry lighting, motion sensors lighting, plus a 48-inch IPTV with digital guest service directory and room service menu.
As with other Hilton properties, toiletries come from Peter Thomas Roth
Hilton Kota Kinabalu feature one of the biggest rooftop pool in Kota Kinabalu. There are chairs and sun loungers for everyone and service by pressing the buzzer on the table.
View of Asia city, Plaza Shell and surrounding area from the top floor of Hilton Kota Kinabalu.
Rooftop restaurant beside the pool area overlooking Kota Kinabalu city. The Rooftop restaurant offers imported grilled meats and an array of fresh seafood. The restaurant also features a wood fire oven
We relax by the pool while enjoying the foods from the Rooftop Restaurant. From the wood-fired grill, the Five chicken wings are tasty. All grilled items come with homemade salsa verde, grilled pita bread, salad & pilaf rice.
Big meal after swimming session by the pool.
The Rooftop Restaurant and poolside Bar & Grill sharing the same menu so you will choose to have the foods at the pool or inside the Rooftop Restaurants. For dinner, We tried the Sabah tiger prawn marinated in lemon & rosemary which is fresh with the taste of sea and herbs. The menu at Rooftop Restaurant is still limited for the time being and we decided to have more foods at the Urban Kitchen on the ground floor.
The current promotion at Urban Kitchen at Hilton Kota Kinabalu, Pay 4 + one free for lunch and Pay 3 + one free for dinner (promotion till 30th of April)
The lunch buffet price is RM68 nett per person from Monday till Sunday and RM128 nett per person on Sundays.
Dinner buffet price is RM118 nett per person from Sunday till Friday and RM128 nett per person on Saturdays.
Breakfast is served at Urban Kitchen and the selection for breakfast is what you expect from Hilton standard.
Overall, Hilton Kota Kinabalu offers modern amenities with a fairly big room size, top notch finishing with services you can expect from Hilton standard. Staffs were friendly and they did their best as the hotel is still new. Hilton Kota Kinabalu is certainly an excellent addition to the hotel scene in Kota Kinabalu offering tourists and business travelers a great stay while in Kota Kinabalu
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