Tag Archive : Penang Tourism

[PENANG EATS] Line Clear Nasi Kandar At Jalan Penang | Georgetown

Line Clear Nasi Kandar located in an alleyway at Jalan Penang, Georgetown, Penang is known for its nasi kandar among locals and tourists. There are quite a number of nasi kandar and I visited Nasi Kandar Beratur during my last visit to Penang. How time flies! Read More

[PENANG EATS] Hock Seng Rojak At Gat Lebuh Cecil | Macallum Street

[PENANG EATS] Hock Seng Rojak At Gat Lebuh Cecil | Macallum Street

Despite visiting Penang so many times, I have yet tried the King of Rojak. Hock Seng Rojak is claimed to be the Rojak King of Penang and it has been in business for more than 40 years. Hock Seng Rojak stall has attracted locals and tourist to line up in queues to check out their rojak. Read More


I have been to Penang quite a number of times and usually spent my time in Georgetown or Bayan Lepas instead of Batu Ferringhi. So thanks to Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, my bff and I ventured to Batu Ferringhi, north shore of the tropical island of Penang during our recent trip.Apart from Shangri-La group, Eastern and Oriental (E&O) hotel is the only luxury hotels in Penang. Read More

[PENANG EATS] KEDAI KOPI KONG THAI LAI ( 广泰来茶室 ) – New Location this October 2016

It has been 2 years since my last visit to Penang and I was there over the weekend. I met my Penang friend who came to pick me from the airport and headed for breakfast. He brought me to Kong Thai Lai coffeeshop located in Hutton Lane, Georgetown. This is one of the oldest traditional Hainanese coffeeshop that has 100 over years of history. ( 3 generations and on-going). While Toh Soon Café located at Campbell Street was crowded with tourists, I am glad that we are here for kaya toast and kopi instead without even queuing. Read More

[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.
Hotel Penaga-Clark Terrace
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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Hotel Penaga-Breakfast
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
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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