PUTRAJAYA: IOI Properties Group Bhd (IOI Properties) has opened the doors of its Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, which marks the brand debut of Marriott Bonvoy’s Tribute Portfolio in Malaysia.
Located in the heart of the IOI Resort City in Putrajaya, the 151-room hotel is set to showcase the hidden gem of Malaysia for travellers and locals who seek out independent experiences and crave enriching experiences from the community when travelling.
Situated within the sprawling 788-acres of IOI Resort City, the hotel offers easy access to IOI City Mall, one of the largest shopping malls in Malaysia, as well as the prestigious 18-hole Palm Garden Golf Club. The hotel is connected to major highways and is within a 35-minute drive from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, making it easily accessible from other regional and international destinations.
Designed with understated elegance, the hotel draws inspiration from its verdant and flora filled surroundings. Each guestroom overlooks the lush greenery of the resort city and is equipped with a plush settee, LCD TV, working desk, shower, mini bar fridge, in-room safe, iron, ironing board, and coffee and tea making facilities.
The hotel features two signature restaurants and a bar. The Palms Café is an all-day dining restaurant that serves international cuisine. In contrast, Thai restaurant Aroi Dee serves traditional favourites such as red tom yam, pandan leaf chicken, steamed fish with chilli lime sauce and more. The alfresco-styled Courtyard Bar allows guests to relax and socialise over cocktails and light bites after a day of exploring the city.
The hotel features two large outdoor swimming pools and a recreation centre that houses a gymnasium and sauna, while the expansive spaces that surround the hotel are dotted with built-in team building obstacle courses, which serves well for corporate events.
With over 22,000 sq ft of flexible indoor meeting space, the hotel offers 11 multifunctional event areas, including a grand ballroom over 6,000 sq ft. Rafflesia, the pillar-less grand ballroom, can accommodate up to 500 guests in a theatre setting. For more intimate events, the garden or poolside venue can host up to 100 guests, ideal for picture-perfect weddings.
“Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, is one of many world-class brand hotels owned by IOI Properties Group that is committed to offering exceptional customer experiences,” said IOI Properties chief executive officer Datuk Voon Tin Yow.
Voon said the group’s relationship with Marriott International has grown from strength to strength since 2002 with the opening of Putrajaya Marriott Hotel.
“Marriott International is renowned for its service and quality excellence; traits that we value very much and are in line with our vision of Trusted. Marriott International’s solid brand positioning and presence, as well as its values of pursuing excellence and embracing innovation will surely augur well for Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel,” he added.
Also officiating at the opening ceremony were IOI Properties executive vice-chairman Lee Yeow Seng and Four Points by Sheraton Puchong, Le Meridien Putrajaya, Putrajaya Marriott Hotel and Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel cluster general manager Kumar Renoo.