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Hilton Petaling Jaya: Where Business Meets Pleasure
August 17, 2009
The 553-room Hilton Petaling Jaya is located on Jalan Barat and is right in the heart of Petaling Jaya (PJ) city in Selangor, Malaysia. Known to most as just PJ, Petaling Jaya is a self-contained city and commercial hub with many modern shopping complexes, recreational facilities and entertainment centres. It is just 15 minutes away from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur and approximately 45 minutes away from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang.
The Hilton Petaling Jaya, opened in 1984, is Hilton’s second hotel in Malaysia. The hotel is owned by Tradewinds Hotels & Resorts Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Tradewinds Corporation Berhad, one of the largest hotel owners in the country with 11 hotels in its stable.
The Hilton Petaling Jaya was formerly the Jayapuri Hotel; since its purchase in July 1981, it has gutted in a RM40-million renovation programme. In 1991, the hotel embarked on a RM75 million renovation programme and now features 553 guest rooms and suites.
The hotel is made up of a 10-storey West Wing and a 21-storey East Wing with three restaurants, one bar and one lobby lounge cafe; Paya Serai Restaurant, Toh Yuen Chinese Restaurant, Genji Japanese Restaurant, Uncle Chilli’s and Caffe Cino.
Each of the guest room and suite is appointed with light, fresh décor, high speed Internet access (also available throughout the hotel), a writing desk and chair, mini bar, in-room safe, tea/coffee making facility, dual telephone lines with direct dial facility and television with in-house movies and channels that include ESPN, Star Sports, HBO, Star Movies, NHK (Japanese segment), Discovery Channel and CNN, to keep guests informed with the latest news and entertained.
21 Hilton Meetings function rooms and a pillarless Kristal Ballroom with its pre-function foyer are available for small business meetings and conferences accommodating from 10 to 1000 persons. A basement car park for 350 cars is provided.
The hotel’s shopping arcade is complete with a salon, men’s tailoring shop, gift shop and jewellery place. Other service facilities include a service centre providing secretarial services, beauty salon and Flowers by Hilton. For recreational, a fully equipped Clark Hatch Fitness Centre, beautifully landscaped outdoor swimming pool for a few relaxing laps and LifeSpa by Clark Hatch offering various Balinese-concept aromatherapy massages for you to pamper yourself.
Seven floors of 86 guest rooms and suites are on Executive Floor offering greater privacy and superior amenities, plus its own exclusive lounge, the Executive Lounge serving complimentary breakfast and cocktails.
The original architect for the hotel is Abdullah Bakri Berakan Sdn Bhd of Malaysia. Interior design is by Concept Design International, USA and Majidah Design, Malaysia.
Cindy Wong, Marketing Communications Manager
Elaine Chiew, Assistant Marketing Communications Manager