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G Hotel Kelawai

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Stayed here for 3 nights in February and was upgraded to the Club Floor. The room was clean and spacious, but the tiles were slightly stained. The Club Lounge offers free evening cocktail from 6pm to 8pm but the food spread is quite limited. This also true for breakfast as compared to full breakfast spread at the Coffee House. In...

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PenangGHotel, General Manager at G Hotel Kelawai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments following your recent stay at G Hotel Kelawai. We have noted on your comments of the stained tiles and the offerings at the Executive Lounge and will look into how and where improvements can be made Once again, thank you for taking the time to write and we look forward to welcoming...

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Impressive hotel and rooms in a central location with nearby shopping centers.We loved it!The staff are so friendly and ensured that we had a comfortableI stay from check in till check out. Awesome! 😍

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PenangGHotel, General Manager at G Hotel Kelawai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful comments following your recent stay at G Hotel Kelawai. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The room was clean and spacious. Wifi was complimentary and adequate for work related activities. The check in counter looked rather spartan and we were brought to the 24th floor for processing once the staff ascertained that we had made a booking for an executive room. Location wise, it's just a couple of minutes walk to either the Gurney Plaza...

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PenangGHotel, General Manager at G Hotel Kelawai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay at G Hotel Kelawai. I was however sorry to read that you were not impressed with the Executive Lounge services and rest assured that your comments have been shared with our team. We will definitely review your comments so improvements can be made. Once again, thank...

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

It's our first time in Penang for a medical checkup trip, and we are glad to find this 4-5 star hotel. Located in between Gourney plaza and paragon mall, this hotel is also a 5-minute drive to Penang Adventist Hospital, or a 10-15 min walk if you wish to. Quiet, spacious room with quality amenities - this hotel also have...

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PenangGHotel, General Manager at G Hotel Kelawai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for staying at G Hotel Kelawai and sharing your comments on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your experience and in particular, the service from the team. Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

Reviewed 14 February 2017

The location of this hotel is very convenient for the modern plazas and cafes/restaurants, Hop On/Off bus, however if you want to experience genuine Penang cuisine you need to get a taxi and head for 'Penang Road' which has food courts, restaurants, also 'Little India', George Town is so spread out just keep exploring and you will find great food....

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PenangGHotel, General Manager at G Hotel Kelawai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your various positive comments following you recent stay at G Hotel Kelawai. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We booked a executive room based on prior Tripadvisor Reviews. Checking in could be improved; staff member was busy with other things. Our booking was for two beds request, but staff member didn't look at the confirmation. Room with kingsize bed was excellent; great bathroom! Modern; clean good bed!! Executive lounge is great! Cocktail our is definitely worth the money!...

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PenangGHotel, General Manager at G Hotel Kelawai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at G Hotel Kelawai and posting your review on TripAdvisor. We are lucky to have such wonderful associates who work very hard to provide great guest experiences and due recognition will be extended to Danial & Rosshini. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

Reviewed 12 February 2017

It was my second time in this hotel and it was an awesome experience to stay. Staff and service were awesome. We loved everything about the hotel which includes staffs , services , food and ambience Their great customer service, warm smiles and professionalism are one of the many reasons that i would like to come back again.

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PenangGHotel, General Manager at G Hotel Kelawai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at G Hotel Kelawai and for your excellent review on TripAdvisor We are delighted you were impressed with the hotel and we look forward to the welcoming you back. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Is a long overdue review, I stayed for a night to attend a conference in November. The location is superb as it is sandwiched between 2 of the best shopping malls in Penang, the Gurney Plaza and Paragon. The ultra modern design has won the G Kelawai multiple awards, including best hotel development in Malaysia in 2016. And for an...

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PenangGHotel, General Manager at G Hotel Kelawai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at G Hotel Kelawai and for sharing your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. Once again, thank you for choosing us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

3 wonderful nights in a huge room on 17F facing mountains n some Bldg far away. Buggy to Gurney Plaza is almost instant service at request. Those who love to be in e snack of e crowd, bustling lobby , walking to shopping Malls n restaurants should stay at G Hotel Gurney ( same group to G Hotel Kelawai). I...

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PenangGHotel, General Manager at G Hotel Kelawai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at G Hotel Kelawai and for posting your positive feedback. It is our great pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This review has been long overdue however i feel that i owe a great review to this Hotel as they went beyond regular hotel seevices to sort many of my last minute needs. The rooms without a shadow of a doubt is 5 star material. From the bedding to the quality of their toiletries. A special thank you goes to...

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PenangGHotel, General Manager at G Hotel Kelawai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you staying with us at G Hotel Kelawai and posting your positive feedback. We are always pleased to hear that our guests were impressed with the services as well as the quality of the hotel facilities and we are lucky to have such wonderful associates who work very hard to provide great guest experiences at all times...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
G Hotel Kelawai tagged as "Style...Redefined" is where iconic design and cutting edge lifestyle set the stage for exclusive and extraordinary experiences. The hotel houses rooms that are uniquely inspired by innovative design to create energizing space for guests to play or work by day or mix and mingle by night. In addition to that, it will also accommodate three trendy and stylish food and beverage outlets - Spoon; a coffee house, 2PM; lobby lounge and Gravity; a 24th floor rooftop bar that are set to fulfil guests' gastronomic appetites. There are a total of 208 rooms namely 143 Deluxe rooms that are 35sqm, 20 units of Executive Room at 35sqm, 43 units of Executive Premier at 45sqm and 2 units of Executive Premier Suite at 82sqm of which all are crafted to be elegant yet casual. The rooms aim to personify an opulence that is bespoke from its clean architecture, to its interior design and even the thread count in the sheets. Feel right at home, and at the same time, in worlds apart. For the first time, G Hotel is proud to introduce the Serta Bed, the world's best mattress, providing superior support for the best sleep experience ever. In addition, Herman Miller work chair, designed for comfort, inspired by innovation & created for the environment. Amongst others, Appelles products for your showering comfort, 55" Smart LED TV, infinity swimming pool & many other new services and products to complement your stay. Also to make your stay better, G Hotel Kelawai offers a fully equipped gymnasium, business centre and roof top infinity pool. The gymnasium also allows you to use state-of-the-art equipment to break that sweat. You can enjoy the scenic view while working out with our personal trainers should you need any assistance or guidance. For those who have the love for water, the infinity pool on the 24rd floor gives you a chance to take in what Penang has to offer while having a dip. Fathom in the picturesque Penang when you go for a swim as there is a 360° view of the island including the view of the iconic Penang Bridge. At the same time, guest can enjoy a night out with drinks to match and view that intoxicate at the rooftop bar - Gravity. Poised at a vantage point, visit the pinnacle of luxury and bring your lifestyle to the peak with panoramic views of Penang's heritage past. Jive to the coolest tunes, sip on the newest mixes and party the night away. Make your special event a memorable one with the meeting facilities available. For small groups such as company meetings, there are classroom seating rooms being named 'Forum'. They can be used for separate functions or events that are organized by different organizations. If there is a large group gathering, these meeting rooms may be combined for a bigger space in order to accommodate everyone. Meanwhile, the business centre gives guests a chance to go online and do daily tasks. Excite and awaken your senses at our cafe - Spoon that plays host to a myriad of cuisines. Whether it is a casual brunch or a quiet dinner for two, enjoy a wide variety of food cooked fresh. With no compromise to quality ingredients, embark on a culinary adventure set to tantalize your taste buds with culinary fare from around the globe. Carefully crafted and delicately decorated, the lounge - 2pm is the spot that appeals to everyone. Whether it is a cup of freshly brewed coffee with a quiet book, or maybe something stronger to take the edge off after a long day, the lounge is poised to appeal to all. So sit down, relax, and live in the moment in your own cosy and quiet spot. G Hotel Kelawai is located at the prominent location on the bustling Jalan Kelawai, noted to be one of the busiest streets in Penang. Jalan Kelawai is famous for a diverse array of attractions ranging from traditional temples and local eateries to upscale restaurants, boutiques and jewellers. Located within walking distance from the hotel, Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon, just about everything Penang has to offer is right at your doorstep for unimaginable convenience. Within mere minutes is also Gurney Drive, home to the congregation of roadside iron chefs. Allow these local fare maestros to take you on journey of gastronomical proportions and sample almost all that Penang is famous for. Open for 24 hours round the clock stomach stuffing, you'll be screaming for reprieve before the week is out. ... more   less 

Additional Information about G Hotel Kelawai

Address: 2 Persiaran Maktab, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM420 - RM716 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — G Hotel Kelawai 5*
Number of rooms: 208
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