Malaysia – Sabah will be home to Hilton Worldwide’s ninth Malaysian property in 2015. Under an agreement signed between Hilton Worldwide and Pekah Hotels Sdn. Bhd., a 12-storey Hilton Kota Kinabalu will be located in the central business district of Kota Kinabalu, along Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, boasting 313 guestrooms including 17 suites.

Hilton Kota Kinabalu will offer a total of 3500 sqm of events space, including a 1000-sqm ballroom. It will also contain an eight-storey car park, an all-day dining restaurant, a specialty rooftop restaurant adjacent to a pool, a lounge bar, business centre, health club, and spa.

Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of Sabah, acts as the main industrial and commercial centre for the state. Served by Kota Kinabalu International Airport, it welcomed 2.9 million passengers in 2012. It is home to Malaysa’s first World Heritage Site, Kinabalu National Park, where Mount Kinabalu is located.