Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
This gleaming new hotel offers luxury accommodations in Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Malaysia’s Sabah state in the northern part of the island of Borneo. Set on the city's famous waterfront just 15 minutes from the international airport, the KK Marriott enjoys a sweeping vista of the South China Sea. Guests are welcomed in the soaring lobby inspired with design elements from Sabah culture, which are woven throughout the property's contemporary construction. Rooms are infused with abundant natural light and have a clean, minimalist vibe in a calming neutral palette. Wall-to-wall windows showcase panoramic views. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses with deluxe bedding. Luxury bathrooms have walk-in rain showers and Thann bath amenities, and guests have use of robes and slippers. Media amenities include a 49-inch LED flat screen TV with international cable and satellite plus premium movie channels, iPod/iPhone dock and complimentary Wi-Fi. Five dining venues are set against a stunning backdrop of Sapi and Gaya islands. Each offers a distinct experience, such as interactive Japanese cuisine at Teppan Table, and Big Fish, with a surf-and-turf focus. Stylo, the rooftop bar overlooking the sea, invites relaxing over cocktails. Exercise in the fitness center is equipped with the latest in cardio-monitoring technology, or relax in the outdoor infinity pool or luxury spa.