Thursday, April 9

Imperial Hotel Kuching to open May 9


Kueh (right) speaking to reporters at the media preview of Imperial Hotel Kuching while Yew (centre) and Su look on. —Photos by Kong Jun Liung

The lobby of Imperial Hotel Kuching.

The Imperial Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,400 persons for a sit-down banquet.

KUCHING: Imperial Hotel Kuching will be holding its soft opening on May 9 with a special promotional room rate from RM180 per room per night.

“This promotion is inclusive of breakfast and complimentary in-room Wi-Fi for a limited period only,” said Imperial Hotel general manager Patrick Kuek at a media preview of the hotel yesterday.

Also present were Boulevard Group of Companies chief executive officer Yew Hoon and Imperial Group general manager Su Sii Jiong.

The upcoming four-star business class hotel, which is the latest addition to the fast-expanding Imperial Group of Hotels, features 325 well-appointed guestrooms and suites, including two executive floors, all carefully designed with practicality and comfort in mind.

Each guestroom is tastefully furnished and complete with complimentary in-room Wi-Fi and wired Internet access point.

It also comes equipped with individual control air-conditioning, 42-inch flat screen LED television, laptop-size in-room safe, mini fridge, coffee and tea making facilities, HyppTV channels, bathroom with bath tub and separate shower, iron and ironing board and hair dryer.

“We take pride in being the first hotel in Sarawak to subscribe to the Hospitality Entertainment Solution, the hassle-free offering from Telekom Malaysia (TM) with the latest ICT and entertainment package comprising In-Building Broadband Solution (IBS) and TM’s IPTV service, HyppTV all powered by TM’s high-speed broadband network connectivity,” said Kuek.

In addition to this, there are also a full range of hotel facilities and services provided for the comfort and convenience of hotel guests such as the Business Centre as well as the Fitness Centre featuring a fully equipped gymnasium, sauna and steam room complemented by an outdoor swimming pool.

“Safe deposit boxes are also provided on complimentary basis at the Front Desk for guests to keep their valuables.”

Those who drive will be able to park their car at the basement car park for free.

The hotel will also be providing complimentary scheduled transfer to and from Kuching International Airport (KIA) and the central business district.

Strategically located at just a five-minute drive from KIA and 10 minutes to the city centre, Imperial Hotel Kuching, which sits on top of the popular Boulevard Shopping Mall and adjoins the upcoming Imperial Suites, also offers extensive conference and meeting facilities.

“We have two grand ballrooms, namely the pillarless Imperial Grand Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 1,400 persons for a sit-down banquet, and the semi-circular Boulevard Grand Ballroom, which has a capacity of 500 persons for banquet style reception,” Kuek said.

There were nine multi-functional meeting rooms to cater to events such as small seminars and meetings.

“These purpose-built banquet facilities, equipped with the latest technological facilities including built-in LED screen, wireless telecommunication and digital audio visual equipment, are designed to accommodate events of varying sizes, ranging from large conferences, weddings and exhibitions to seminars and private intimate functions.”

Meanwhile, for dining needs, the hotel’s contemporary all-day dining restaurant Imperial Garden Restaurant with show cooking stations serves buffet breakfast daily as well as a comprehensive ala carte menu containing an excellent mix of western, oriental and local cuisine.

“We will also be holding weekend promotions such as ‘The Great Imperial Feast’ buffet dinner every Friday and Saturday as well as ‘Tea Time Treats’ hi-tea buffet every Saturday and Sunday.

“At Imperial Hotel Kuching, we strive to ensure that whether your stay with us is for business or leisure, your experience will be truly memorable.”

For further enquiries or reservation, call the hotel at 082-588999 or email [email protected] Alternatively, visit its website