Directors Favourites $$$$


This “Grand Dame” hotel is located directly in the heart of bustling Penang and from its foundation by the Sarkies brothers in 1885 has been the hotel of choice for colonial administrators, planters as well as elite local and international travellers. Famous faces that have graced the hotel include Noel Coward, Douglas Fairbanks, Hermann Hesse, Rudyard Kipling and Somerset Maugham.

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Other Penang Hotels

Seven Terraces$$$

Located in a row of pre-war shop houses Seven Terraces is a tribute to the past. Period details have been fitted throughout and hotel owner Christopher Ong has drawn on his own Peranakan roots to evoke Penang’s history in every nook and cranny. Like the rest of the hotel, the rooms are decorated with ornate antique furniture and rich textiles. Highlights include the beautiful aged wooden floorboards and carved four poster beds. Most suites are duplexes for couples with a separate lounge, be...

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Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion$$$

Lone Pine$$$

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