Category Archives: EXPLORE MALAYSIA

[JB EATS] SUGAR ON TOP CAFÉ EXPANDED TO TAMAN SUTERA UTAMA

Sugar On Top Café (SOT) has expanded their outlet to Kulai and Taman Sutera, Johor Bahru. The outlet located at Taman Sutera is the newest addition in town. The cafe has opened for business early August 2016 and yet remains low profile as their kitchen is not ready to serve. We were there over the weekend and were told that SOT only serves coffee, drinks and waffles. The kitchen will be ready on 15th August 2016. Continue reading [JB EATS] SUGAR ON TOP CAFÉ EXPANDED TO TAMAN SUTERA UTAMA

PHILIPS MALAYSIA WELCOME THE 1ST BRAND STORE IN JOHOR BAHRU

Philips brand is a common brand that every household will carry. The brand itself offers all kinds of products to end user. Be it the lamps or household products, everyone including my home uses Philips brand. And finally we have our first ever brand store in Sutera Mall, Johor Bahru now. Continue reading PHILIPS MALAYSIA WELCOME THE 1ST BRAND STORE IN JOHOR BAHRU

[JB EATS] NEWLY REVAMPED PALLADIUM CAFÉ-ECOSPRING SHOW VILLAGE | JOHOR BAHRU (CLOSED)

*Updated March 2018*- Check out their new concept – Spring Labs here.

My last visit to Palladium was last year and the café was just a pop-up café. But Palladium Café has recently revamped with bigger space of indoor and outdoor seating. As most of you familiar with Jay Chou’s music video 手寫的從前,the glass house café exterior is inspired from there. Thus, you can see many people taking photos of it. Continue reading [JB EATS] NEWLY REVAMPED PALLADIUM CAFÉ-ECOSPRING SHOW VILLAGE | JOHOR BAHRU (CLOSED)

[JB EATS] MY ONE HOUR LIFETIME EXPERIENCE WITH DINNER IN THE SKY PUTERI HARBOUR JOHOR BAHRU

Dinner in the Sky Malaysia started first in Kuala Lumpur last year and finally here in Johor from 20 May till 19 June 2016. Johor is the 3rd stop in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur was first followed by Penang). Dinner in the Sky is a dining concept that was well-known across the world since it started in Brussels, Belgium in 2006. And the chosen location in Johor Bahru is at Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya Malaysia. Continue reading [JB EATS] MY ONE HOUR LIFETIME EXPERIENCE WITH DINNER IN THE SKY PUTERI HARBOUR JOHOR BAHRU

[TRAVEL JB] 8 INTERESTING ACTIVITIES TO SEE & DO ON LEGO STAR WARS DAY IN LEGOLAND NUSAJAYA MALAYSIA THIS MAY 2016

I had an interesting trip over the weekend courtesy of LEGOLAND Nusajaya Malaysia. I was there for the LEGO Star Wars Days at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort and explore the activities together with fellow bloggers. We took a cab and bus from Singapore to LEGOLAND Malaysia and surprisingly, it was quite easy and hassle free travelling via public transport. LEGO Star Wars Days is by far the largest collaboration on a regional level between The LEGO Group and LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort. LEGO Star Wars Days will take place the entire month of May and it is an annual event that will take place every year at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort. Continue reading [TRAVEL JB] 8 INTERESTING ACTIVITIES TO SEE & DO ON LEGO STAR WARS DAY IN LEGOLAND NUSAJAYA MALAYSIA THIS MAY 2016

[TRAVEL GUIDE] HOW TO GO TO LEGOLAND FROM SINGAPORE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT


While I am preparing Legoland Star Wars Event post, read this post on how to get to Legoland Nusajaya Johor Bahru,Malaysia from Singapore. Other than cafe hopping and shopping across the causeway, you can head to southern tip of Johor Bahru for theme park attraction. The theme park has interactive rides that family and friends can enjoy. Water theme park is available as well. Moreover, Legoland Malaysia is the first Legoland theme park in Asia. Continue reading [TRAVEL GUIDE] HOW TO GO TO LEGOLAND FROM SINGAPORE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

[M’SIA] STAYCATION AT LEXIS HIBISCUS PORT DICKSON HOTEL

When I saw the posts in Facebook, I knew I am going to come here for a weekend staycation. This newly-opened Lexis Hibiscus located at Port Dickson is a brand new concept by Lexis Hotel Group. Since there are still in the stage of soft opening, the promotion price was quite attractive from RM399 onwards. We got the Lexis Hibiscus Premium Pool Villa less than RM800 and include breakfast for 2 pax. Continue reading [M’SIA] STAYCATION AT LEXIS HIBISCUS PORT DICKSON HOTEL

[PENANG HOTEL REVIEW] Staycation At Hotel Penaga | Georgetown Penang

Hotel Penaga is situated within UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the heart of Georgetown, Penang Malaysia. The hotel was converted from a cluster of 15 pre-war terrace and shophouses, facing Hutton, Transfer Road and Clark Street into a boutique hotel with 45 beautiful spacing rooms, a restaurant, bar and a lounge that maintains the hidden gem of Hotel Penaga.




Hotel Penaga
It was a great pleasure to have the opportunity to explore the place.
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There are few room types available in Hotel Penaga. This includes the Hutton Rooms with 40 square meters, Transfer Suites available from 60-70 square meters, 140 square meters of Clark Terraces and Penaga Suites. Each house/rooms are fully refurbished and separated from the other hotel buildings and the lobby.

We checked-in to Clark Terrace, one of the concepts that suits for family or friends. Clark Terrace is a whole terrace house with rooms furnished with antiques, classic modern pieces and stunning works of art.
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There is a mini bar with an open concept kitchen as well.
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Spot the private Jacuzzi spa right at the back garden with privacy.
Hotel Penaga-Jaccuzzi
As we moved up to second floor, there are two bedrooms and bathrooms with a balcony overlooking the garden. Each room are beautifully decorated with individual pieces of reconstructed antique furniture. And the bed was superb cosy and comfortable.
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Moving on is the facilities of the hotel.
The lap pool is located right outside the Cinnamon Restaurant.
Hotel Penaga-Swimming Pool
Indulge in Penaga Spa by Tanamera located in the gardens of the Penaga Hotel. There are a total of three double rooms that are equipped with bathroom for changing, shower and sauna. Everything in one!
Hotel Penaga Spa
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Hotel Penaga also offers breakfast for hotel guests at The Cinnamon. As you walked next to the restaurant, there is a business centre and library, which are available for hotel guests to fully utilise during the stay.
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It was a pleasant stay with Hotel Penaga. The staffs are helpful and attentive during our stay. It is a wonderful way to experience the heritage in the heart of bustling city. And of course the hotel location is strategic where we can easily travel around the food places and tourists attraction.
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Read about my Penang Food Posts here & Penang Attraction Places here.

Address: Corner of Jalan Hutton and Lebuh Clarke
10050 George Town, Penang Malaysia
Tel: +6042611891
Email:info@hotelpenaga.com
Website: www.hotelpenaga.com

[This is a hosted stay.No monetary compensation was received. All opinions are honest and are my own.]
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