Taking 2 hours and 30 minutes flight to this duty free zone island from Kuala Lumpur known as Labuan, it is even better when you are staying at the most prestigious hotel in the island.
Its an island that famous for its oil industry in Malaysia, makes this island pretty ideal for local travelers as this island is strategically located in the heart of Southeast Asia, 8 kilometres off the coast of Borneo, the glimmering Pearl of the South China Sea.
Setting your foot into this hotel that won 3 three prestigious achievements, namely the “Best Business Hotel Brand Malaysia 2014” and “Luxury Business Hotel 2014”, with its guest mainly from both local and international, makes Dorsett Grand Labuan the only ideal five star international chain hotel on the island to stay in. It sits right directly in the business districts and also 10-15 minutes walk to down town.
Right after we check in – we were given 15 minutes to freshen up before we head to our hotel tour.
Knock knock! Sliding the card in and swing the door wide open, I am greeted with a huge walk way that makes me walking in like a boss. I am excited and checking out every single corner of my room .
This Executive room price at RM 350 – RM 500 (depending on season) is filled with all basic necessity that you need. Iron board, bath robe, slipper, security safe, and extra pillow is nicely pack. Follow suit with some drinks such as complimentary water, coffee & tea.
They have a bath tub for you to soak into. Girls certainly would love their long big mirror and spacious toilet flooring.
Impressive toiletries are given too at the state of Labuan, its also nice enough for them to add have the bathing salt for the bath tup for you to prepare.
The bed is so inviting that I just fell into it like a freshly log timber. My body just sinks in and I am sure that I will have a great night sleep.
A cushion and Tv with estimated 15 channels for you to pick from
From my balcony, I am greeted with Labuan City main ground area and as I close my door, I am greeted with a beautiful port view.
First tour, we head to the most expensive hotel room in the hotel is Royale Suite
Located on the 8th floor, the Royal Suite faces the breathtaking sea view of Labuan Island .The suite has a living area, dining area and pantry to further enhance the meaning of comfort The bedroom suite is fitted with one king-size bed in the master bedroom. .Best experience for this suite will be enjoying personalized services during your stay.
If you are in rush with work materials, they have mini office for you to work with.
huge king size bed
Toilet are segregate into a few section, with shower room, toilet cubical and spa are all different.
Next tour is their Premier Suite.
Furnished in walnut wood with beige tones, the Premier Suite comprises a master bedroom with a king-size bed, a dining area with kitchenette and an adjoining living room. A bathtub and a shower cubicle are fitted in the bathroom for those intending to unwind after a long day with a nice warm bath.
Guest whom are staying at Level 8, will get additional benefit with unlimited entry to Executive Lounge during your length of stay.
Open from 4pm – 7pm daily comes with:
Some snacks, tapas and fruits platters and of course unlimited refill of alcohol during that period of time.
Some selection for you to choose with. If you do not like alcohol, you can opted for tea or coffee.
Other facilities available will be their ball room, gym and swimming pool.
Right after the tour, we are hungry and starting off with their, specialty dessert.
If you are keen to enjoy some great tea seasion during in the late afternoon , they do have hi- tea set that features western vs local food at the moment.
For those who are out of idea on where to eat outside, you can check them out as they serve very reasonable buffet range at RM 88 ++.
Fresh seafood and ready to cook for you.
highlights would be their meat and lamb.
Fresh seafood and oyster for you.
Here is one of a Asian section with Japanese fried Tempura, Teppanyaki and others.
For sinful moments, their dessert range is decent and enough to make you sugar high.
On their normal days, they do have Chinese Chef cooking for you.
Sorbet as its own character for palate cleansing and follow with their last signature dessert which is their coconut ice cream. On that night was also Jennifer Birthday and we ask the girls to sing along too.
The last stop which we ended in is this bar next to their lobby – Fun Pub. Love their range of drinks that they are providing and as a duty free zone island, alcohol is cheap here.
Be entertain by great music band from Philippines – Perfect Jam that have great voices.
For breakfast, you will be pampered with a great selection of food that will be ready to fill in your stomach.
Usual egg/ omelette station. They have fresh croissant bake for you too.
Fresh yogurt and pippin hot soup base noodle . .
Local fare for your selection.
Last but not least, Dorsett Grand Labuan do have an amazing team that do cater for any outdoor event or coporate function. They do have their special division that cater to this request and best of all, it is very interesting as after our driving range session, we end the evening with a great sun set view with beach cocktail session being prepared for us. Drinks can be cater with alcohol and mock tail, along with some bite sizes food available for your convenience.
Sitting at the seaside and enjoying my sip of Sangria.
If you are stopping by Labuan and looking for a good place to stay in the city, then check them out with special offer:
Special Room Offer – Staycation with Dorsett Grand Labuan
Check out the Special staycation room package
– Staycation at “The Pearl of South China Sea”.
Dorsett Grand Labuan is offering RM550 nett per night in a Deluxe Room. Upgrade to an Executive Room with just RM100 more
(rate at RM650 nett per room night)
and enjoy a host of extra benefits for FREE.
– Complimentary breakfast and dinner (based on single occupancy).
Additional person will be chargeable at only RM70 per room night
– 2 hours tour of Labuan historical sites
– Extension of stay with Best Available Rate
(inclusive of breakfast) offered by the hotel
Package is available from 1 Nov 2015 till 29 Feb 2016.
To reserve the above packages or other hotel offers, kindly log onto www.dorsett.com
DORSETT GRAND LABUAN
462 Jalan Merdeka,
87029 Labuan F.T.,
Tel: +608 7422 000
Fax: +608 7422 222
Email: [email protected]