Penang has countless beautiful hotels. Especially in the capital Georgetown are a number of magnificent accommodations to enjoy a wonderful stay. The supply varies from luxury hotels to dirt cheap accommodations for backpackers, from affordable middle class hotels to splendid boutique hotels. Museum Hotel is located in the center of Georgetown, the capital of the island Penang. It is an affordable boutique hotel with a great location as it lies within walking distance of many attractions within the historical centre of the city.
A museum of a kind
TheMuseum Hotel is located in the centre of Georgetown, on walking distance from several popular spots. It lies hidden behind bigger streets like Jalan Hutton and Jalan Transfer, in a small alley – Jalan A.S. Mansor – going round in a circle. The hotel is a combination of a boutique hotel and a colonial hotel. The word museum in Museum Hotel applies to the hotel’s decoration; the lobby and the adjoining spaces have been decorated as a museum. The owner collects arts of the Baba-Nonya history that are being used as decorations. Guest can take a tour by the owner by appointment; he loves to tell about his greatest passion and how the hotel came into existence.
The staff at the reception are very friendly. They can give you tips and know all the popular restaurants and food courts nearby. At reception is a map available with all the attractions and restaurants. Checking in and out is efficient and quick.
The rooms are nicely decorated, again with furniture from the Baba-Nonya time. The beds are comfortable thanks to the deluxe mattresses. There is a separate shower area with a generous shower. The rooms have A/C, a safe, minibar, and a desk. There is Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. The hallways on every floor are filled with art works and the walls are covered with stunning paintings.
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