First Oakwood-Branded Property Debuts in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR – 1 NOVEMBER 2016: Oakwood Asia Pacific Limited, which manages the finest serviced apartments for business and leisure travelers, opened its first Oakwood-branded property in the heart of Kuala Lumpur on 31 October 2016. Located in the Malaysian capital’s historic Ampang district, Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur aims to provide spacious living, comfort and security for both business and leisure travellers.
The Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur will be contemporary and elegantly furnished with spacious living spaces, and equipped with modern amenities and convenient facilities. It will be located in the central business district of Kuala Lumpur is ideal for both transient and extended-stay business travellers, as well as leisure travellers in terms of its comfortable apartment-style living and facilities.
“We look forward to the opening of Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur, and the great opportunity to showcase the Oakwood stay experience, said Gerard Sta Maria, general manager, Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur. “Coupled with the elevated level of service that the brand is known for, we are confident that this property will bring another dimension to accommodation offerings in this city.”
Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur has 251 units, offering residents a calm oasis in the heart of the business district with a swimming pool, a children’s wading pool, gym and restaurant. These facilities are typical of the Oakwood Residence product, which combines the spacious comfort of a private home with the services of hotel-like amenities such as a 24-hour concierge and front desk services, business services, restaurant, bar, meeting rooms and high-speed Internet connection.
All these ensure that guests will have a comfortable home environment that enables them to set their own schedules.
“The opening of Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur is timely, given the needs of today’s travellers looking for a holistic guest stay experience,” said Dean Schreiber, managing director of Oakwood Asia Pacific Ltd. “The Oakwood brand has established its award-winning presence globally and delivers excellent standards of service providing the comforts of a home with amenties beyond what our guests can expect at home.”
The introduction of the Oakwood brand to Malaysia was made possible by Plenitude Berhad, which owns the Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur. Plenitude, a listed company on Bursa Malaysia, operates its core business in property development and hospitality and has made a substantial investment for renovations and upgrading of the property, which was formerly known as the Nomad Sucasa All-Suite Hotel.
Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur is the company’s 30th Oakwood-branded property across 17 cities in Asia-Pacific.