DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru opens in Malaysia

Hilton Worldwide opened the DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, the second DoubleTree by Hilton branded hotel in Malaysia.

Located in the heart of the Iskandar Region, within Johor Bahru's Central Business District, the hotel is less than 3.1 miles from the Johor-Singapore Immigration Checkpoint and 15.5 miles from the Senai International Airport. The hotel is also near major shopping outlets, cultural and historical sites, as well as Asia's first LEGOLAND theme park and other leisure establishments.

DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru has 335 guestrooms, including 52 suites. Each room and suite comes equipped with wireless Internet access, the Sweet Dreams by DoubleTree bedding, in-room work space, 40-inch LCD TV and a walk-in rain shower. Executive rooms and suites offer access to the Executive Lounge. One- and two-bedroom apartment-style suites also have a living room, a dining area, a kitchenette and laundry facilities.

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The hotel offers a dedicated events and meetings floor, and has 10 function rooms that include: two divisible ballrooms, coffee break areas, outdoor function areas, a business center and a wedding events consultation center. A multi-level parking garage is also available.

The hotel has four dining and entertainment options: Makan Kitchen, the all-day dining restaurant featuring a mix of local cuisine prepared in four show kitchens; Tosca, an Italian trattoria and bar that offers views of the Straits of Johor; The Food Store, which offers gourmet takeout; and Axis Lounge.

Also available is an outdoor pool, and 24-hour fitness center offering steam rooms and Jacuzzis.

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