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Malaysia’s successful homegrown hotel management company Cititel Hotel Management (CHM) is proud to launch Cititel Express in Kota Kinabalu, come August 18, 2009. Its first Cititel Express made its debut in Kuala Lumpur, in the old world charm of the city, along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman in 2007.

The new 275-room Cititel Express, Kota Kinabalu is located in the heart of the city, within Asia City complex, within walking distance to several local shopping centres and is only a 10-minute drive from the airport.

The hotel's operating philosophy is premised on the concept of "Smart, Clean, Simple", offers a different dimension of accommodation to the business and leisure travellers --simplicity with a value-focus experience.

The Express brand’s appeal is on the busy road warrior’s aspirations of an affordable place to reside within a functional environment with local identity and service that is friendly and attentive yet unpretentious.

Room features are anchored along efficiency with essential amenities such as WIFI (inclusive of all public areas), LCD TV with satellite channel, electronic safe, and power shower. Each guest floor offer common ironing room, hot & cold water dispenser and for all day dining an alfresco café at the lobby level serves local delicacies.

Cititel Express, Kota Kinabalu is just a stone's throw to the infamous Filipino market and KK Esplanade. Complementing this excellent city centre location are major banks, night market, local style coffee shops, bars & night spots, other local attractions and a mere 10-minute walk to Gaya Street Sunday market.

Opening offer rates start from RM108, to reserve call Tel: 088 521 311 or

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Note to editors: The management company Cititel Hotel Management (CHM) is a subsidiary of IGB Corporation Berhad, a property and investment holding company listed on the Malaysian Stock Exchange; renowned for its numerous high-end commercial, residential and retail developments inclusive of Malaysia’s favourite shopping destination Mid Valley City. CHM’s current portfolio includes Cititel Express, Kuala Lumpur; Cititel Express, Kota Kinabalu; Cititel Penang; Cititel Mid Valley; Boulevard Hotel, Kuala Lumpur; The Gardens Hotel & Residences, Kuala Lumpur ; Pangkor Island Beach Resort, Pangkor Island and MiCasa Hotel Apartments, Yangon. Other hotels coming on line are MiCasa All Suite Hotel, Kuala Lumpur (re open Q4, 2009) St. Giles Makati, Manila (Q1 2010), Cititel Express Ipoh (Q4 2010), Cititel Express Kuching (Q4 2010) and Cititel Express Penang (Q4 2011) For more information, please contact the following or visit us at


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