January 31, 2023

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RM 160 million Sunway Hotel launching in Johor

Breaking new! Sunway Hospitality announced that it will be launching its RM160 million Sunway Hotel Big Box  in phases starting October 1, following Johor’s transition to Phase Two of Malaysia’s National Recovery Plan as well as in preparation of welcoming domestic tourists in the expected reopening of interstate travel. The hotel is Sunway’s first in southern Malaysia and themed to be a new haven of nature and adventure.

The Sunway Hotel Big Box is connected via a link bridge to the Sunway Big Box Retail Park offering a variety of leisure activities, shopping and restaurant outlets.  Photo Credit: www.sunway.com.my

Located in Sunway City Iskandar Puteri, a 1,800-acre integrated township with residential, hospitality, retail, educational and upcoming medical elements, the 284-room hotel offers guests access to a verdant natural playground surrounded by some of the region’s lushest mangrove forests resulting from extraordinary preservation and conservation efforts by Sunway.

Sunway Hotel Big Box is easily accessible via Senai International Airport, Puteri Harbour International Ferry Terminal, and the Coastal Highway Southern Link (CHSL) from Singapore, which is just 5km away.

Couples, families and corporate groups will be able to create their own adventures within this eco paradise, which covers 1,800 acres of wild, green space. Cycling paths, hiking trails and other soon-to-be-revealed activities that will envelop guests in nature.

Alternatively, adrenaline-fuelled activities such as ATV driving, go-karting, paintballing, indoor snowboarding and more can be enjoyed at X PARK, which is within walking distance of the hotel, and world-class retail therapy is available at the Sunway Big Box Retail Park – a one-of-a-kind open-air mall which covers 500,000 square feet (46,000 sqm) of space and offers numerous retail, F&B and entertainment outlets, including 13 large warehouse-style concept stores.

Guests can choose from five categories of accommodation – Deluxe Room, Deluxe Plus Room, Family Suite, Executive Suite and Premier Suite – all of which are designed with contemporary interiors, complimentary Wi-Fi, smart flat-screen IPTV – Internet Protocol TVs, mini fridges, coffee and tea making facilities and sofa beds in selected categories.

As part of Sunway’s unwavering commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, a range of environmental concerns are taken into consideration- each hotel room will also provide reusable, sanitised and sealed stainless-steel bottles, with water dispensers on every floor, and guest bathrooms will feature organic shampoo and bath gel in recyclable containers, reducing the need for single-use plastics and helping to eliminate non-degradable waste. In the lobby, a self-check-in kiosk will expedite the arrival process, while also reducing the hotel’s paper usage.

Photo Credit: www.sunway.com.my

During the soft-opening phase this October, guests will be able to book the stylish 32-square metre Deluxe King or Twin Rooms, which can host up to two adults and two children, or the spacious 57-square metre Family Suites, which feature a separate living space, two bathrooms, a bedroom with a Super King or Twin beds, a sofa bed, capsule coffee machine and microwave.

When guests are not discovering the local area, they can unwind in the outdoor pool and children’s pool, work out at the 24-hour fitness centre, or chill out while sipping cold beverages and watching live sports at the Pool Bar. The Pendas Café serves local and international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a 24-hour in-room dining menu, while a link bridge offers direct connections to many additional F&B options at Sunway Big Box Retail Park.

Photo Credit: www.sunway.com.my

For corporate travellers and event planners, Sunway Hotel Big Box features three flexible meeting rooms that can accommodate between 20 and 300 people, with a three-metre LED video wall and mobile 86” interactive touch screen Smart Panel to add a wow factor to any presentation.

Guests can now experience this exciting new era of creative, cultural and eco-sensitive hospitality at Sunway Hotel Big Box with a choice of exclusive room and dining packages, valid for stays taken by 31st December 2021.

STAY & PLAY: Get your adrenaline pumping with the “Stay & Play” package, which combines a stylish stay at Sunway Hotel Big Box with tickets to X Park, including go-karting, ATV riding, archery and more! Prices start from RM200 net per person, based on a minimum of two guests per room.

BOOK DIRECT & SAVE: Customers who book directly with the hotel will be rewarded with five extra benefits: exclusive rates, a dedicated check-in lane, complimentary early check-in, late check-out (subject to availability), and 10% off dining at the hotel. Guests will also be treated to a special gift if they stay during their birthday month!

BBB (BIG BBQ) DINNER: Don’t miss a mouth-watering dining experience! Every Saturday from 6pm, the hotel’s chefs will grill a selection of fresh delicacies such as slipper lobsters, whole spring lamb, flower crabs and much more, plus a live pizza and pasta station and more than 60 other delicious dishes. This feast is priced at just RM98 net per adult and RM45 net per child.

Photo Credit: www.sunway.com.my

BIG BOX HI-TEA BUFFET: Elevate your weekend afternoons with a delectable selection of local and international cuisine, plus special treats for kids! Hosted every Sunday & public holidays from 12pm to 3.30pm, the Big Box Hi-Tea Buffet is priced at RM55 net per adult and RM35 net for kids or senior citizens. Extend your afternoon by booking a Deluxe Room from 12pm to 6pm for a nominal surcharge and enjoy access to the hotel’s leisure facilities, including the pool, kid’s pool and fitness centre!

All rates are inclusive of service tax, and Tourism Tax exemption will be given to all foreign tourists staying in Malaysia until 31st December 2021, under the National Economic Recovery Plan.

Photo Credit: www.sunway.com.my

We can wait to check out and review this Sunway Hotel Big Box in Johor. Hopefully, we can make a trip down south by this year.

For more information, please contact Sunway Hotel Big Box on +607 533 6688, [email protected], or visit www.sunwayhotels.com/sunway-bigbox. To make a reservation, please call or email [email protected]. For the latest news and offers, please connect via Facebook at www.facebook.com/SunwayHotelBigBox.


Established in 1974, Sunway Group is one of Malaysia’s leading conglomerates with 13 business divisions across more than 50 locations primarily in Asia. Our 16,000-strong team is committed to sustainable development and socio-economic progress through our diverse businesses including core interests in real estate, construction, education, healthcare, retail and hospitality.

Sunway is committed to advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and continues to align them with our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) targets as part of our corporate strategy and social responsibility towards driving the group’s long-term success and deepening our commitment to nation-building. 

Our three public-listed companies — Sunway Berhad, Sunway Construction Group, and Sunway REIT, with a combined market capitalisation of RM 15 billion — form a real-estate value chain that exemplifies socially responsible business practices, evidenced by their listing on the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia ESG Index since 2014. For more information, visit www.sunway.com.my


Sprawling over 1,800 acres, Sunway City Iskandar Puteri  in Johor is one of Malaysia’s largest township projects with a Gross Development Value (GDV) of more than RM 30 billion. This low-density integrated township comprises 40 percent greenspace and is five kilometres away from the Malaysia-Singapore Second Link via the Coastal Highway Southern Link (CHSL). Sunway City Iskandar Puteri  is also the first township to be awarded the Green Building Index (GBI) Silver certification in Johor.

A total of 700 acres of equatorial rainforest will be integrated into the township, which includes natural elements such as the emerald lake, a mangrove forest, the seven-kilometre-long Pendas River and the Straits of Johor. For more information, visit www.sunwaycityiskandarputeri.com 


Sunway Hotel Big Box is a stylish new midscale hotel located in Sunway City Iskandar Puteri, Johor, just 5km from Singapore. This contemporary 284-key hotel features a choice of accommodation for couples, families and business travellers alike, plus an all-day restaurant, an outdoor pool with pool bar, a children’s pool and a 24-hour fitness centre. With three flexible meeting rooms and a three-metre LED video wall, it is also ideal for corporate events. The hotel is directly connected to the Sunway Big Box Retail Park – a one-of-a-kind open-air mall with numerous retail, F&B and entertainment outlets.

To learn more, please visit www.sunwayhotels.com/sunway-bigbox.

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