Sunday, May 11, 2008
NEW HOTELS IN TAWAU
Walaitokou Boutique Hotel
Walaitokou is a new boutique hotel concept in Tawau. This hotel is situated along Jalan Masjid just opposite few block away from De Choice Hotel. The building used to be a shop lot and motel but bought by Borneo Discovery Adventure and renovated to this new hotel. There are plenty parking space at the side of the hotel and next to it is the Basel Church. There are 2 types of room, Superior (King, Twin and Family) and Deluxe (Twin, King, Triple and Family). Extra single bed will be charge at RM40 per bed. Buffet breakfast also available daily. There are also a conference room available for rent. Room price range from RM 88 during promotional period to RM 218 nett. Normal rate for superior from RM98-208 nett. Deluxe from RM128-228 nett.
De Choice Hotel
De Choice Hotel is a newly renovated hotel from previously Monaco 2000 Hotel. It was an old building given a new look. The lobby have a nice restaurant. It is situated just beside the MB Hotel. The rate of the room range from RM90 to RM400 per night. Rooms are ok since it just renovated. It is situated near the Fajar area as well.
Kingston Hotel is located in Fajar area and just at the back of Kingston Executive Hotel. The hotel is simple using renovated shop lot. Rooms are nice awith good pricing from RM 66 - 120 depend on types of room. Looking for food is not a problem if your staying here because there is a Sabah Chicken Rice Shop beside it. If you like Malay food, there is a Malay restaurant on the other side at the same block. Beside the hotel is Perdana Club where you can have a drink or western food at the cafe or try the Chinese food at the 2nd Floor of the Perdana Club. On Saturday, u can try the dim sum at the Chinese Restaurant at the Perdana Club.
MB Hotel or known as May Blossom hotel is the new hotel in town. This 3 star hotel is situated at Jalan Haji Karim in the center of the town. It has 123 rooms and the room price range from RM80-RM150.
Kingston Executive Hotel
Kingston Executive Hotel is a newly opened hotel in Tawau. The Hotel is situated just next to King Park Hotel. The Hotel is situated right in front of a small roundabout. You probably find it difficult to stop right in front of the main door entrance because you cannot stop in the middle of the roundabout. Anywhere there is a door at the back for easier drop off and pick up of guest. Again it is situated in the middle of town at Fajar area. There are few shops besides the hotel (actually just beside the main entrance of the hotel). There are KKDC (KK Diamond Center) selling jeweleries, a boutique selling clothes, a barber shop (Ken's Hair Salon) and also a sundry shop.