Hilton Hotels Corporation has announced that it has entered into a management agreement with The Intermark Sdn Bhd, signifying the debut of the award-winning, upscale hotel brand, Doubletree by Hilton, in Malaysia. The Crown Princess Hotel in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur will undergo a multi-million dollar redesign and renovation during the next several months to become re-branded as the Doubletree by Hilton™ Kuala Lumpur City Centre. Scheduled to open to the public in Q2 2010, the 540-guest room hotel will offer business, leisure and MICE travellers the chance to experience the Doubletree approach to professional, relaxed and refreshing hospitality in Kuala Lumpur’s city centre.
Doubletree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur City Centre will be situated at the corner where Jalan Tun Razak meets Jalan Ampang, near the landmark Petronas Twin Towers, embassies and the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. With convenient access to other parts of the city, the hotel will be within easy reach of the Central Business District, popular tourist spots and shopping malls. Ampang Park Light Rapid Transit (LRT) station is a two-minute walk from the hotel, providing guests with convenient connection to Kuala Lumpur Sentral, the city’s main train station to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.