REVIEW OF OUR STAY IN A 5 STARS HOTEL IN PENANG, MALAYSIA : G HOTEL KELAWAI
Welcome G Hotel Kelawai, where the notion of style is redefined! G Hotel Kelawai is perfectly located, right in the centre of Penang, sandwiched between 2 shopping malls & Gurney Drive hawker eateries. It is very easy to access to the hotel as it is only 40 minutes drive from the airport & Penang Bridge.
G Hotel is THE place to explore, discover and enjoy all what Penang has to offer.
When you enter the hotel, you immediately feel the cosy and chic vibes in the main lobby. Everything is elegant, designed and decorated with taste.
The 5 stars G Hotel Kelawai offers 208 rooms and you have the choice ! Every room is spacious, elegant and yet casual. Every rooms comes with Serta Royal Platinium Mattresses, Herman Miller designer work chair, 55-inch smart HD LED TV, alarm clock, ironing facilities, free non-alcoholic minibar and 150Mbs high speed WIFI.
You also have access to all of those benefits :
- Welcome ice cream apon check-in
- Handicap room for easy access and mobility
- Appelles eco-friendly toiletries
- 24 hours gymnasium
- Executive lounge serves breakfast, evening cocktails, coffee & tea (for executive floor & suites only)
- Secured car park spaces
- Rooftop Infinity Pool
- Commute to Penang industrial & Trade zone and Batu Ferringhi night market with G van
The Deluxe Room
The Deluxe room is 35sqm, with a king/twin bed.
The Executive Room
The Executive room is 35sqm with a king/twin bed and all the executive floor benefits.
The Executive Premier Room (our room)
The Executive Premier room is 45sqm with a king bed and all the executive floor benefits.
It is a very spacious room with a working space, a couch and a coffee table. Everything is well placed, well thought and convenient.
The bathroom is the wow factor of the room. Also very spacious, very clean with good complementary products. We loved the bathtub against the window that offer a beautiful view on Penang by day and night !
On the other side, you also have a large shower.
The Premier Suite
The Premier Suite room is 82sqm with a king bed and all the executive floor benefits.
THE EXECUTIVE LOUNGE
If there is one thing we will remember for a long time, it is the executive lounge ! We’ve been to many 5 stars hotels and we’ve never seen such an excellent complementary lounge. It is complementary for executive floor guests and offers a buffet breakfast in the morning and cocktails the evening, including a free-flow of drinks and finger food buffet from 6pm to 8pm.
The staff is very helpful and friendly, and you really feel like you’re getting a lot for your money.
Just sit in the comfortable chairs and enjoy this amazing luxury experience.
G hotel Kelawai offer a fully equipped gymnasium (perfect to eliminate the calories you earn eating in their amazing restaurants !) and business center.
In the 24-hour gymnasium, you can use the very new fitness equipment, you no longer have excuses to skip your workout session 🙂
The business center is equipped with computers, printer and high speed wifi connection.
Pool lovers, read carefully, there is an infinity pool on the 24th floor that gives you a chance to take in what Penang has to offer while having a dip. What a pleasure to swim or to relax along the pool with a 360° view of the island.
After a good swim, why not enjoying a cocktail while watching the sunset ? Say no more, there is a rooftop bar : “Gravity”. Jive to the coolest tunes, sip on the newest mixes and party the night away. (It is open from 5pm to 1am daily).
Here for business ? You can use the meeting facilities available in the function rooms named as Forum II-VI. It is suitable for all kind of meetings : intimate groups to medium sized conferences and seminars and even transform into comfortable spaces holding up to 100 seating capacity for a magnificent wedding celebration.
As the rooms, these forums are tastefully furnished with Herman Miller designer work chairs, complementary 150Mbps WIFI, teleconference and video conference equipment, audio visual lighting and other meeting necessities.
AMAZING FOOD IN THE KITCHEN
Much to the delight of lovers of haute cuisine, G Hotel Kelawai offers 2 restaurants, all of which share a fabulous decoration and food.
When you enter to Spoon restaurant, you get the impression of being in a French Bistro, with a strategic position to capture the panoramic mountain top scenery.
There, you can brunch, dine and enjoy a wide variety of food cooked fresh.
If you are looking for a designed place, 2PM is the place to go ! Carefully crafted and delicately decorated, you can enjoy a glass of wine or champagne or have a good time a the daily tea time.
G Hotel Kelawai, as a real 5 stars hotel, brings award-winning experiences to its guests. From the amazing and nicest staff, to small touches such as bringing some afternoon little snacks to your room, really enhance your stay. We loved our beautiful and spacious Executive Premier room and all the benefits you get from it, such as the access to the executive lounge !
Plus, G Hotel is located at the prominent location on the bustling Jalan Kelawai, noted to be one of the busiest streets in Penang.
With all this, we understand better why G Hotel was named Luxury Contemporary Hotel of the year by the Luxury Travel Guide, among other coveted recognitions.
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