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George Town, Penang, Malaysia : Marriott Hotels, the namesake brand of  Marriott Bonvoy’s extraordinary portfolio of over 30 hotel brands, debuts its first hotel in Penang,  Malaysia. The brand’s entry into Penang is a testament to architectural brilliance, offering an  unrivaled blend of timeless style, charm, and the cultural tapestry that makes Penang unique. 

Situated along the prime, seafront location of Gurney Drive, Penang Marriott Hotel is a stunning  property that promises breathtaking sea and city views in addition to its central location of George  Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

“As one of Malaysia’s most lively leisure destinations and a hub for business travelers, Penang is  an ideal destination to welcome a Marriott Hotel,” said Ramesh Jackson, Area Vice President – Indonesia and Malaysia, Marriott International. “With the opening of Penang Marriott Hotel, we  continue to share our legacy of wonderful hospitality as part of the brand’s evolution and modern  appeal that is customized to our guests’ every need.” 

Enriching Stays 

Penang Marriott Hotel seamlessly blends modern elegance and comfort, featuring contemporary  design, upscale amenities, and a dedication to fostering a sophisticated and welcoming  atmosphere. Unveiling 223 exquisite rooms that redefine luxury on Penang’s iconic promenade,  the hotel promises to elevate any stay on the island. Rooms are designed to provide guests with  a comfortable and luxurious retreat, featuring contemporary amenities and stunning views of the  city or the picturesque coastline of the Andaman Sea, promising an experience that transcends  the ordinary. 

Guests are welcome to prioritize a healthy lifestyle with a fully-equipped 24-hour fitness center, a  steam room and an outdoor infinity swimming pool that promises a serene oasis with a sun deck  providing breathtaking views of the Gurney seafront. It’s an ideal location to unwind and

appreciate the beauty of the surroundings. 

With space to connect, work, or unwind, the Greatroom is the heart of Penang Marriott Hotel. As  travelers and locals come together in this sophisticated yet welcoming space, there’s an energy  that draws guests in and leads to unique experiences. M Club, the premium lounge offered by the  hotel adds an unparalleled dimension to the experience for elite members of the Marriott Bonvoy  loyalty program. Families enjoy added convenience with the Kids Club on Level 4, providing  supervised, age-appropriate activities for younger guests. 

Vibrant Dining Destination 

Guests are invited to indulge their senses in a variety of dining experiences. Kucina highlights  the art of Italian gastronomy with passionately crafted dishes, while Sago, the all-day dining  restaurant serves a symphony of local and international flavors, turning every meal into a  celebration. For quick energy boosts or delightful snacks, Lava Java is the swift go-to destination.  As the day winds down, the Greatroom bar and lounge provides a stylish ambiance for  memorable evenings with expertly crafted cocktails. Host an array of functions at La Siena, a  versatile multi function space that showcases an enticing selection of food and beverage  offerings, from captivating afternoon teas to innovative dining concepts. 

A Place for Occasions 

Events and functions are elevated experiences at Penang Marriott Hotel, with the centerpiece  being the breathtaking pillarless grand ballroom, distinguished by its soaring high ceiling and  equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology. This magnificent space is set to be the  venue for unforgettable events, from opulent weddings to corporate galas.  

In addition to the grand ballroom, the hotel offers five flexible function rooms, each equipped with  the latest technology and customizable setups to accommodate a variety of events, including  conferences, meetings, and social events. 

Whether for business or leisure, the hotel’s curated offerings ensure a harmonious blend of  indulgence, relaxation, and invigoration, promising a stay with heartfelt service, culinary delights,  and wellness amenities that create lasting memories. “We are thrilled to introduce Penang Marriott Hotel to the vibrant community of Gurney Drive,”  said Subash Basrur, the Complex General Manager of Penang Marriott Hotel, Marriott Executive  Apartments Penang and Marriott Residences Penang. “Our commitment to delivering exceptional  service, combined with the modern, thoughtful design, ensures that every guest experiences the  true essence of wonderful hospitality.”

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