Project Type: Hotel – Full Scope Hotel
Location: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Completion Year: in progress
This new development in Sabah, Malaysia is a mixed-use high end residential, retail and Hotel property in downtown Kota Kinabalu, due to open in 2023. The hotel comprises 370 guestroom keys, reception lobby and lobby café/bar, an All-Day Dining restaurant, Specialty Chinese Teahouse and restaurant, a collaborative work and lounge space, meetings and events floor with Gym, and a spectacular Sky bar and infinity edge pool.
Three of the public area floors are interconnected with a meandering, split level grand staircase, reminiscent of the ascending staircase to Mount Kinabalu, with overhanging pods and spectacular views out over the surrounding landscape.
The hotel is conceived with a strong narrative, inspired by the contemporary architecture, and the islands landmarks and local culture. The distinctive sense of place and time, cultural engagement, rich in texture and material aesthetic, creates these immersive and innovative interiors. The result is a tailored and memorable guest experience.