New Penang hotel offers scenic city, sea views

Penang Marriott Hotel has 223 guest rooms alongside a 24-hour fitness centre, steam room and infinity swimming pool with sun deck.

METRO NEWS | Wednesday, 21 Feb 2024

AN international hotel chain has made its entry into Penang.

The Penang Marriott Hotel, situated along the seafront location of Gurney Drive, promises breathtaking sea and city views in addition to its central location in George Town, a Unesco World Heritage Site.

“As one of Malaysia’s most lively leisure destinations and a hub for business travellers, Penang is an ideal destination to welcome a Marriott Hotel,” said Marriott International area vice-president for Indonesia and Malaysia, Ramesh Jackson.

He said Penang Marriott Hotel seamlessly blended modern elegance and comfort, featuring contemporary design and upscale facilities to foster a sophisticated, welcoming atmosphere.

Its 223 rooms are designed to provide guests with a luxurious retreat and stunning views of the city or the picturesque coastline of the Andaman Sea, he added.

Guests have access to a fully-equipped 24-hour fitness centre, a steam room and an outdoor infinity swimming pool with a sun deck.

The Greatroom serves as the heart of Penang Marriott Hotel, offering space to connect, work or unwind.

M Club is a premium lounge for elite members of the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty programme, while families can enjoy added convenience with the Kids Club providing supervised, age-appropriate activities for children.

For dining, Kucina highlights the art of Italian gastronomy while Sago all-day dining restaurant serves local as well as international cuisines, and Lava Java offers snacks.

The Great Room bar and lounge provides a stylish ambiance for memorable evenings with expertly crafted cocktails, while La Siena is a versatile multi-function space that showcases an enticing selection of food and beverage options, from captivating afternoon teas to innovative dining concepts.

Penang Marriott Hotel’s centrepiece for events is its pillarless grand ballroom, distinguished by its high ceiling and equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology.

There are also five function rooms, each equipped with the latest technology and customisable setups to accommodate a variety of events.

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