If you are wondering where I stayed during my recent Seoul trip, the answer is Hotel ShinShin. ShinShin Hotel Myeongdong is a boutique hotel with urban décor and subtle Korean elements established in the year 1964. The hotel rejuvenated in the year 2013 and features 72 modern rooms and three conceptual rooms with Korean-inspired designs. Continue reading [HOTEL REVIEW] Staying At Hotel ShinShin Myeongdong In Seoul | Korea
My family and I had a weekend staycation at Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel early this month. Renaissance JB is located in the district of Permas Jaya, Johor Bahru. The 5-star Renaissance JB is a lifestyle brand of Marriott International flagship in Malaysia. The hotel is designed for both business and leisure travellers. Continue reading [JB TRAVELS] Weekend Staycation At Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Sand and Sandals Desaru Resort & Spa is the newly revamp resort that opened early this year. It is formerly known as Pulai Desaru Beach Resort & Spa. Sand and Sandals Resort & Spa is also the first resort by Techvance Hotel & Resort Group. I visited the resort over the weekend and had an enjoyable time. Continue reading [JB WEEKEND GATEWAY] A Weekend in Sand & Sandals Desaru Beach Resort & Spa | Johor , Malaysia
During my Taiwan holiday, I stayed 2 different hotels and one of it is Aloft Hotel Taipei Zhongshan. Aloft Taipei Zhongshan is one of the luxury hotels under Starwood Hotels & Resorts that delivers a fresh, fun and fulfilling reinvention of the travel experience. True enough that each Aloft Hotels has different theme and concept. Aloft Taipei Zhongshan showcases the vibrant and arty-farty lifestyle concept. Hotel guests can instantly feel the moment you enter into the hotel lobby. Continue reading [TAIWAN HOTEL] Hotel Review: Aloft Hotel Taipei Zhongshan
During my trip to Taipei, Taiwan, I stayed in 2-star Orange Hotel Quanqian for 3 days 2 night. The hotel is 2 streets away from Taipei Main Station. Orange Hotel is under Forte Hotel Group that has other hotels in different part of Taipei and Yilan. I stayed at their Forte Dong Shan Villa Yilan 3 years ago. So, basically it is my second stay with Forte Hotel Group. Continue reading [TAIWAN HOTEL] Hotel Review : Orange Hotel Quanqian Taipei | Taiwan
During my trip to AirAsia Santan Food Festival, I got the chance to stay 1 night at Tune Hotel KLIA 2. Tune Hotel KLIA 2 has over 400 rooms, which are directly connected to the KLIA2 terminal via a covered walkway and link bridge. It took me approximately 10-15 minutes walk from KLIA2 airport. Continue reading [HOTEL REVIEW] Tune Hotel KLIA 2 – A Choice Of Hotel Stay For Transit
After I checked out from DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit, I proceed over to Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok for 2 nights stay in Bangkok. Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok is just next to DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit and all I need to do is to pack my luggage and walk over from the back of the hotel. Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok which is also a few minutes walk away from BTS station is another Hilton property that offers to different target hotel guests – corporate/ business travellers. Continue reading [HOTEL REVIEW] MY STAY WITH HILTON SUKHUMVIT BANGKOK | THAILAND
During my recent trip to Bangkok, I stayed a night at DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok before moving to Hilton Sukhumvit the following day. DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok is a 5-star hotel located in the heart of Sukhumvit’s business, leisure and entertainment districts. The contemporary hotel is also close to The Emporium leisure complex and EmQuartier Mall which is currently one of the recommended places to go by tourists. Continue reading [BANGKOK HOTEL] DOUBLETREE BY HILTON SUKHUMVIT BANGKOK
While exploring Star Wars Day at Legoland Malaysia over the weekend, I got the opportunity to stay at Somerset Medini Nusajaya over the weekend. Somerset Medini Nusajaya (Citadines Medini Nusajaya) located in the heart of Medini is the latest addition staycation to discover in Johor Bahru. Medini is the central business district of the Nusajaya economic zone in Iskandar Malaysia.The 4-star hotel/ serviced residence under Ascott Limited (Capitaland) is only few minutes walk away from Legoland Malaysia. The serviced residence is conveniently located 15 minutes drive from Singapore CIQ 2nd Link and 25 minutes drive away from Johor Senai International Airport. Continue reading [JB STAYCATION] 10 REASONS TO CHOOSE SOMERSET MEDINI NUSAJAYA FOR YOUR NEXT WEEKEND STAYCATION
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.
It was a great pleasure to have the opportunity to explore the place.
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.
There is a mini bar with an open concept kitchen as well.
Spot the private Jacuzzi spa right at the back garden with privacy.
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.
Moving on is the facilities of the hotel.
The lap pool is located right outside the Cinnamon Restaurant.
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 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.
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.
Read about my Penang Food Posts here & Penang Attraction Places here.
Address: Corner of Jalan Hutton and Lebuh Clarke
10050 George Town, Penang Malaysia