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5 Beautiful Heritage Stays In Penang For Your Next Getaway

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Ili  •  Dec 01, 2020

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A road trip to Penang is always a good idea! While its amazing halal food and Instagrammable spots promise a great trip, staying at a beautiful heritage hotel in Penang is bound to take your getaway to the next level. Check out our list below and see what the amazing island has to offer!
1. 23 Love Lane
Nestled in the heart of Love Lane in George Town, 23 Love Lane is a beautiful boutique hotel that is worthy of note for its careful heritage restoration. Comprising of several heritage buildings built across the 1800s, the hotel houses 10 rooms that are all unique and eclectic in their own ways. Beautifully decorated with the owner’s private collection of antiques and artwork, aesthetically pleasing to the eyes! After a long day of touring Penang, you’d be delighted to return to a serene oasis to rest and relax 😍  Featuring 6 types of rooms with high ceilings, full-length shutter windows, fluffy king-sized beds and spacious bathrooms in addition to basic necessities like television, safe and bottled water, there's something to suit every kind of party - from families and couples to even group of friends. And while you can look forward to the unique charm that each space brings, one thing's for sure: you'll still get a good night's rest no matter which room you're in. Rates: Starts from RM1,431 on Agoda Address: 23 Lorong Love, 10200 George Town, Penang Contact: +604 262 1323 Website | Facebook | Instagram
2. Areca Hotel 
Credit: Areca Hotel Penang on Facebook Situated within a short walking distance from KOMTAR, Areca Hotel is a boutique hotel in Penang that spans across 12 shophouses. It has been meticulously restored to its former glory after years of renovation, with its historical structure carefully preserved. The common area of the boutique hotel has beautiful natural lighting and is decorated with potted plants, cosy chairs and colourful tiling. There are 48 rooms available at Areca Hotel Penang, ranging from spacious family suites to garden rooms. If you're on a couple's getaway in Penang, you'll love the Heritage Room. With a king-size bed sitting in the heart of the room, the sight of the antique wardrobe and vintage Chinese doors will feel like a step back in time. Rate: Starts at RM135 on Agoda Address: 5, Jalan Khoo Sian Ewe, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang Contact: +604 261 0050 Website | Facebook | Instagram
3. Muntri Mews
 Credit: Muntri Mews Hotel & Residence on Facebook Muntri Mews has an interesting background - it used to be an area where horse carriages were parked! Comprising a collection of buildings, it has been remade into a stylish boutique hotel in Penang that retains much of the original architecture and interior. Located along Muntri Street, the hotel is just a stone's throw away from popular areas like Little India, Chulia Street and more.
Credit: Muntri Mews Hotel & Residence on Facebook
The rooms are spacious with different sizes accommodating between two and six people. Whether you're travelling as a couple or with family and friends, you'll have a comfortable place to rest! Rate: Starts at RM324 on Agoda Address: 77, Muntri Street, 10200 Georgetown, Penang Contact: +604 263 5125 Website | Facebook
4. Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
 Built in the late 1800s, this UNESCO award-winning Cheong Fatt Tze - Blue Mansion has fine interiors and antique furniture. Filled with a tranquil courtyard, louvred windows, gold-carved screens, tall pillars and ceilings, the mansion became super popular after it was featured in the movie Crazy Rich Asians. Rest and relax as you enjoy the experience of staying in the beautiful mansion. Get your cameras clicking to this oh-so-Instagrammable mansion, perfect for your #ootd shots! Better yet, you can relive the Crazy Rich Asian experience by enjoying a blissful Nyonya afternoon tea.  The room boasts of authentic 19th-century furniture throughout and is complemented with modern necessities like HD television, lightning-speed internet connection and a rain shower. It almost feels like you’re transported back in time during your stay at the mansion 🙂 Rate: Starts at RM405 on Agoda Address: 14, Lebuh Leith, 10200 George Town, Penang Contact: +604 262 0006 Website | Facebook | Instagram
5. Seven Terraces
Credit: Seven Terraces - Penang on Facebook At Seven Terraces, honeymooners will appreciate the Terraced Duplex Suite that is made for two. Families, on the other hand, will have a tough time choosing between the Argus or Stewart Apartment that comes with a spacious lounge, sleeping area as well as delicious breakfasts and afternoon teas.
Credit: Seven Terraces - Penang on Facebook Dramatically outfitted with traditional Chinese architecture, staying the night at Seven Terraces is a dream for many. You’ll be blown away by the beautifully quaint rooms that reside within the 19th-century Anglo-Chinese terrace houses. #HHWT Tip: Seven Terraces is within walking distance from local attractions such as The Camera Museum, Penang State Museum, and Masjid Kapitan Keling Rate: Starts at RM555 on Agoda Address: Stewart Lane, 10200 Georgetown, Penang Contact: +604 261 8888 Website | Facebook | Instagram