My second trip to this year and we were headed to the beautiful city of Penang. Modest mountains overlooking the sea, beautiful skyscraper buildings, ship docks by the island, a countryside full of history and its vibrant people bursting with culture makes Penang an ideal experiential island destination. This article will tell you about two hotels to stay in when heading to Penang
Located very close to the Komtar tower along the northwestern coastline of Peninsular Malaysia, Neo+ Hotel is one of the best places to stay in Penang. Approximately 14 km away from the airport, Neo+ sits amidst the heart of George Town.
Your Humble Abode
Neo+ offers all modern and stylish amenities of international standards. Travelers seeking for an affordable and comfortable stay, then Neo+ is the answer to all your queries. The rooms are very modern and chic in style. My room was on the 20th floor opening to a spectacular aerial view of Penang. It was equipped with a writing desk, an universal electrical outlet, a Led TV, modern shower and catering to all your essentials. Neo+ is suitable for all your needs whether you are away on leisure or business trip.
Treat yourself to a simple buffet breakfast after a good night sleep at the Lemongrass Restaurant. With comfortable seating arrangements and scrumptious breakfast to chose from, one can relax and while away their mornings with family and friends.
Places of Interest Around Hotel Neo +
UNESCO World Heritage Site: The Armenian Street offers the city's popular street art and murals. Your perfect place to capture wanderlust pictures.
The Street of Harmony: Take a religious stroll on the streets of George Town, also known as the Street Of Harmony to experience the faithful unity of the people of this historic town.
Chew Clan Jetty: It is one of the last bastions of old Chinese settlements on the island, this waterfront society is home to various Chinese clans and is worth stopping by and has plenty of places for those Kodak moments.
The Pinang Peranakan Mansion: When in Penang, one cannot miss visiting this museum dedicated to the Penangs's Pernakan heritage.
Unique Selling Point
Hotel Neo+ is within walking distance, about 400m from shopping complexes such as Komtar, Pragin Mall And First Avenue.
Nestled along the idyllic and pristine beach of Teluk Kumbar overlooking the Straits of Malacca, Lexis Suites Penang is about 10 minutes drive from the Penang International Airport. Offering you the most mesmerizing and extravagant experience, Lexis Suites is an ideal choice for business travelers and leisure seekers.
Your Humble Abode
Imagine the quietness that flows in ambiance of a place, totally uninterrupted. Lexis Suites offers you just that but with contemporary and luxurious facilities. Lexis Suites is one of the top luxury hotels in Penang offering a super cozy experience. Overlooking the pristine sea, my abode is equipped with quality furnishings and amenities. The rooms featured two king beds , work desk with Plasma Television and a spacious bathroom with a bathtub. The most beguiling feature is the private dip pool and steam room located in the balcony overlooking the city on one and the sea on the other side.
Roselle Coffee House offers you scrumptious array of buffet breakfast. Its an all-day dining outlet and features a mix of multi-cuisine mouth-watering culinary offerings. Offering innovative and creative dining is their motto. The fine chic look and quality service of Roselle is bound to leave a lasting impression.
Places of Interest Around Lexis Suite
Penang Hill: For all the nature aficionados who would like to experience the untouched rainforest and marvel at nature then the Penang hill is the place to be.
Kek Lok Si Temple: faithfully standing on Penang Hill top, the Kek Lok Si Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia.
Fort Cornwallis: Its one of the most well known landmarks of the city and a pretty cool place to hang around in the evenings.
Unique Selling Point:
The picturesque aerial view of the Malacca Straits. Located in the outskirts Lexis suites is uninterrupted from the bustling city. Mere 10 minutes drive from the International Airport.
These two hotels are the one I like the most in Penang. Tell us about your favourite places to visit in Penang in the comments below.