During my recent family trip to Penang, we decided to stay in Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang. The hotel is known as one of the Far East’s most prestigious and historic building of the British colonial era. The hotel is fondly known as “E&O Hotel’ . Eastern & Oriental Hotel has two wings- Heritage Wing (old wing) and Victory Annexe (new wing). We stayed in Victory Annexe Suite. The hotel is like the Raffles Hotel Singapore and Strand Hotel Yangon, Myanmar. Continue reading [M’SIA HOTEL REVIEW] Eastern & Oriental Hotel , George Town | Penang Hotel Review
Penang has been an all-time favourite short getaway destination in Malaysia for most Singaporean because of the food and culture. One of the must go places is strolling along Armenian Street in Penang for the mural arts. And usually after covering the place, the next stop will be the clan jetty in Penang. Continue reading [PENANG TRAVELS] CHEW JETTY AND LEE JETTY – ONE OF THE MUST VISIT PLACE IN PENANG
So, I went Penang again over the weekend with another group of friends. This time round, I stayed in Airbnb and we explore Georgetown attraction places. One of them is Wonderfood Museum. Penang has quite a number of different museums around the island and Wonderfood Museum was established 21 November 2015. The Penangites are quite smart I would say attracting tourists by all kinds of museums. Continue reading [PENANG TRAVELS] EXPLORING WONDERFOOD MUSEUM
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. Continue reading [HOTEL REVIEW] Why GOLDEN SANDS RESORT BY SHANGRI-LA is your Family Friendly Choice to stay in BATU FERRINGHI ?
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
“Syok” is from Malay language and it means ‘good’. So when you heard people say ‘so syok’, it means ‘so good’. Ms Karen Tan is the woman behind Syok Management company. Located along Chulia street, Syok Hostel and Spices B&B started with boutique accommodation concept to accommodate different travelling styles. Continue reading [M’SIA] STAYCATION: SYOK HOSTEL |PENANG