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G Hotel Kelawai

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed here in June 2015 for 3 nights and really loved it. I can't recommend it highly enough. Its larger sister hotel is just around the corner (I've also stayed at that one) but I actually preferred this one as it was crozier and in my view had a better pool for guests that wasn't being used by the...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor and we are happy to read that you had an enjoyable stay in G Hotel Kelawai. We would like to share with you that all in house guest are entitled to use all the facilities at our sister property – G Hotel Gurney which is located only a 5 minutes’...

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Modern and cosy. Very comfortable bed. Love the exclusivity as we stay at executive room. The executive lounge is very cosy too. Location is great and there are buggy for those that wanted to go over to gurney plaza. Also, there is cross usage facilities for both g hotel and kelawei

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I am always pleased to read that our guests were impressed with the services as well as the quality of the hotel facilities. Our strategic location in the key upmarket shopping area adds an additional level of convenience for our guests. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Stayed with my partner and had an excellent time at G Hotel Kelawai. Facilities were sufficient with lovely rooftop pool. Staff were attentive and the rooms had sufficient facilities to meet your needs. Not the biggest and grandest hotel, but has everything you need for a comfortable and easy stay.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

It was a 30 min drive from the airport. Checking in was fast and the room was cosy. Really loved the bed as it was very comfortable! WiFi in the room was however slow. Hotel was also conveniently located near 2 shopping centres, which was like 3 minutes walk away. Gurney drive food center was also located like 10 min...

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

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for taking the time to review your experience on TripAdvisor. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay. In regards to your poor experience with the internet connection, I do apologize for this and please rest assured that our IT Manager will look into this to resolve. We look forward to...

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

we stayed at G hotel Kelawai during we"re spend weekend in penang for visited a family . the hotel is located di Georgetown side and nicely located in the city next to the othel G hotel and 2 big mall . the lobby is nice and cozy - not to big jnlike the oyher G hotel which big and crowd...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for acknowledging your wonderful experience while staying with us recently. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

BACKGROUND - The G Hotel Kelawai is set in a tall modern building covered in neon lights. The lobby looks like it was taken straight from a modern art museum, with long flowing exposed wood which is meant to symbolize the inside of a bird cage, complete with little golden birds behind the concierge! The check in staff was friendly...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for review of G Hotel Kelawai on TripAdvisor and letting other travelers know about the Hotel. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

Mountain View, California
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Our Uber driver took us to the Gurney location, but the hotel staff there were easily able to check us in and then cart us off to the right hotel without us having to drag our stuff over. Everything was pretty easy from there and the hotel room itself was huge, clean, and very modern. The interior design was great...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback on TripAdvisor. I am always pleased to read that our guests were impressed with the services as well as the quality of the hotel facilities. Once again, thank you taking the time to write and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General...

Rosemount, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

First time staying at the G Kelawai hotel. The checkin process was very pleasant! Ice cream to top start your stay off right. Walking into what seems to be brand new or very recently renovated. Room was fairly large with huge comfortable king size bed. Often in Asia beds can be very firm but here extremely comfortable. Not overly soft...

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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 on TripAdvisor and we are happy to know that you enjoyed the experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I love this hotel, from the ice cream as replacement for welcome drink to the room interior..the location is strategic and the room is big enough to cater 5 of us( i am with 2 kids & 1 baby) not to forget all food & drinks in minibar are FOC

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us recently and sharing your wonderful comments on TripAdvisor. We look forward to the pleasure to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Its a great hotel with very polite staff who are always ready to help. My husband was there on work and as it was his bday, I decided to join him for a quick getaway. As we arrived in this hotel, they welcomed us with ice cream and also upgraded us to the executive room. The hotel had also kept...

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

Dear Guest, The team and I am delighted to read that you had enjoyable stay at G Hotel Kelawai and were impressed with the surprise birthday cake. We thank you for the wonderful feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back for another memorable experience. Kind regards Michael Hanratty General Manager

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: RM419 - RM711 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — G Hotel Kelawai 5*
Number of rooms: 208
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