(Photos by @joehairie unless stated otherwise)
We both visited Labuan on July 2, 2016 (Saturday) and our visit focused on one objective; to unearth the uniqueness of Dorsett Grand Labuan. We did this based on our unanimous decision to nominate Dorsett Grand Labuan as curiostraveller.com preferred brand (5 Star Hotel Category) in Labuan for 2016-2018. The main task of the visit; to discover and highlight the best that Dorsett Grand Labuan has to offer to our readers/followers in this blog and social media platforms that we have. Simply put and honestly speaking, this is the Hotel that you should be looking for when coming to Labuan, Malaysia. There will be many articles about this amazing Hotel that we will soon publish in this blog but let us start by giving a comprehensive introduction. Welcome to Dorsett Grand Labuan, Malaysia…
The upscale Dorsett Grand Labuan, managed by Dorsett Hospitality International features 178 luxurios suites and rooms; four (4) inspiring dining and entertainment outlets; a range of meeting rooms supported by Business Center which offers much-needed secretarial services; and a state-of-the-art gymnasium.
Awarded the ASEANTA “Best Marketing & Promotional Campaign 2015”, “Certificate of Excellence 2012/2015” by TripAdvisor, “Best Business Hotel Brand Malaysia 2014” and “Luxury Business Hotel 2014”, Dorsett Grand Labuan is the only upscale international chain hotel in Labuan which caters tp both international business and leisure travellers. Ideally located in in the uptown business district and directly opposite the Financial Center, the Hotel is only 5 kilometers away from the Labuan Airport which makes it easily accessible for travelers.
Labuan. a duty-free Island strategically located in the heart of Southeast Asia is only 8 kilometers away from the coast of Borneo- the glimmering Pearl of the South China Sea. Awarded as a UNESCO site for the longest white beaches (Pancur Hitam Beach and Batu Manikar Beach) and Islands abound (Pulau Papan and Pulau Layang-Layang) as well as historical sites in Labuan town area make Labuan Islan a vulnerable gem to be explored with friends and families.
The Hotel is being certified as Halal Hotel by the local Department of Islamic Development and with BeSS (Clean, Safe & Hygiene) Certificate from the Ministry of Health making Dorsett Grand Labuan as the first Hotel in Labuan to be obtain and certified.
Dorsett Grand Labuan offers 178 well-appointed luxurios rooms with 1 Royal Suite, 10 Premier Suites, 44 Executive Rooms and 123 Deluxe Rooms. All suites and rooms are delivered with upscale service in a welcoming and homely environment atop astonishing views of the serene South China Sea or picturesque views of the city.
A complete line of amenities are furnished to ensure the best for guests such as 32-inch LCD TV with satellite channels, coffee and tea making facilities, direct IDD phone with voicemail box, individually-controlled air conditioning, private electronic safe box and more. Stay connected with the hotel’s WiFi access and enjoy 1 GB complimentary internet access for all hotel rooms.
Esteemed guests on the Executive Floors or Premier Suites may pamper themselves at the Executive Lounge located on Level 8 with complimentary coffee/tea from 7am to 10pm and evening cocktails, Canapes and hors d’oeuvres from 4pm t0 7pm. A dedicated iHome which comprises of a radio, clock and iPod/iPhone dock is available in Executive Rooms, Premier Suite and Royal Suite which offers a greater entertainment in conforming the guests’ tech savvy preferences and needs.
Dining and Entertainment Outlets
The Dorsett Grand Labuan is home to an array of dining outlets, perfect for gathering with fellow family and friends. All food served at the outlets is Halal with a wide variety of appetizing and sumptuous cuisines amidst opulent environment.
Be surrounded by tranquil ambiance in Victoria’s Brasserie. This all-day dining restaurant offers a variety of delectable local and international cuisines to fulfill the palate’s cravings. It also caters for those with a sweet tooth with fresh homemade cakes for their dining pleasure. Special chef’s creations of mouth-watering delicacies are available during daily Buffet Dinner. As being the only restaurant in Labuan that offers varieties of sumptuous breakfast, lunch and buffet dinner, Victoria’s Brasserie delights fellow diners with imaginative monthly promotions for gastronomic pleasure.
Location: Lower Lobby
Open daily from 6am to 10.30pm
Labuan is not all just about business. For pleasure and entertainment, Fun Pub is the place to be. In-hpuse live band and talented DJ perform nightly in a light-hearted atmosphere that fit for all genres. For more relax activities, a pool table dart board are also available for entertainment. There is no cover charge except on special occasions.
Location: Lobby Level
Open Daily from 6pm to 2am (Except Sunday)
Perfect for those looking to enjoy signature refreshing drinks or simply relax with a novel over a cup of freshly brewed gourmet coffee. Or catch and match of your favourite sports teams with a drink and watch live sport events with our High Definition (HD) Giant Screen. Chill your night away with wide variety of aged Whiskey, Cognac and Wine as well as premium tobacco and cigars. A perfect socialite scene to match.
Location: Lobby Level
Open Daily from 12 noon to 12 midnight
Grand Dorsett Labuan has 4 elegant meeting rooms to accommodate functions, seminars, dinner and wedding ceremonies. A boardroom is also available for a smaller scale meeting in privacy. For the business travelers, the hotel offers a business center with Internet facilities, photocopy and facsimile services. A wide range of seamless multimedia equipment is also available to ensure all events are delivered with a smooth professional edge.
The hotel’s recreational facilities include a health and fitness club. It offers aerobic classes and personalized fitness programs with certified instructors. Guests can escape the stress from modern day living and rejuvenate with sauna room.
Open daily from 7am to 7pm
A refreshing dip in the hotel’s swimming pool offers the best tonic for the rest of the day. As the perfect family spot, the kids can have a splashing time in the whirlpool.
Open to public from 7am to 7pm
Special Room Offer- Staycation with Dorsett Grand Labuan
Admiring the beauty of Mother Nature in Labuan, the hotel is the perfect family staycation spot to relax and unwind- Weekend Escapade is priced at RM390 nett per night in a Deluxe Room. Or upgrade to an Executive Room with just RM30 more (rate at RM420 per room per night) and enjoy a host of extra benefits for FREE.
- Complimentary breakfast and dinner (based on single occupancy)
- Extension of stay with Best Available Rate (inclusive of breakfast) offered by the hotel
- Complimentary 1GB of FREE WiFi
To reserve the above packages or other hotel offers, kindly log onto www.dorsett.com