PETALING JAYA—Hilton Petaling Jaya announced plans to pump a total of RM50 million into a major facelift for the hotel. The first renovation of its kind in over a decade, the project seeks to restore the property and is expected to complete by the end 2012.
“Hilton Petaling Jaya has been an icon in Petaling for more than 27 years. We are very excited about the renovation as it will not only provide the hotel with a refreshed look but equip it with state-of-the-art facilities that help continue our commitment to provide travelers with international-standard accommodations combined with Hilton’s unrivalled excellent service,” said Chris Ehmann, general manager, Hilton Petaling Jaya, in an announcement.
New looks will be given to the hotel’s ballroom, meeting rooms, executive lounge, and guestrooms with a blend of Asian traditional design combined with subtle touches of vibrant colors.
Designed by Bluwater Design Studio, the firm leading the renovation, will incorporate nature-inspired motifs on wallpaper, organic lines on carpets, and textural details to the ballroom, meeting rooms, executive lounge, and rooms. All rooms feature 42″ LCD televisions, adjustable work desks with ergonomic chairs, Caroma fixtures, Grohe hand showers, marble countertops, rain showers, and premium bath amenities.
The ballroom is refreshed with dark hue timber wall paneling with subtle vertical details and accented by textured silk panels and crystal pendants.
The renovation is part of a larger scope of major projects by individual hotels above standard annual capital expenditures across the global portfolio of Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide. Beginning in 2011, the projects currently total more than $3 billion during a three-year period.