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Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

I was planning to stay elsewhere until my friend recommended G Hotel to me. I settled for the new G Hotel Kelawai instead (just behind G Hotel). Although I have encounter some problems with the hotel room. G Hotel was accommodating enough to my request. Location - Good. Just a 5 mins walk to Paragon & Gurney Plaza. The Room...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for providing us with this wonderful review on Tripadvisor. I was delighted to read that you had a good night’s sleep with our Serta Mattresses. Apart from that, your compliments to our staff will definitely motivate them to continue to provide excellent services to our valuable guest. Once again, thank you for taking the time to...

Kuantan, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 April 2015

A hotel which i will definately visit again during my nxt visit to penang. The staffs there are very helpful & there is always a smile on their face. Modern design. Comfortabe room. Best room amenities (free drinks & chocolate :) ) Best toiletries, specially organic which is an additional point for me to return to this hotel.

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

Dear Guest, We appreciate your kind comments in regards to the excellent services rendered by our staff. Customer care is amongst our highest priorities and it is always gratifying to receive such praise and I had shared your comments with our team. Once again, we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Michael Hanratty General Manager

Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Just stayed at this new hotel. Great location. Excellent staff. Very sharp place. My first impression was that the rooms were too narrow but it turned out to be very comfortable. Bedding and bed were extremely comfortable. 55" TV was spectacular. In all, very nice property in a great location.

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Indonesia
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Very good hotel, excellent place to stay and relax, nice ambience, quiet, good to have a rest in this hotel. All the staff there are really nice and polite, very professional, especially Shalene, she treat her guests very well. Nothing to lose to stay in this hotel, very satisfying. Special thanks to the staff called Shalene for the outstanding performance...

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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 share your recent experience with us. I was very pleased to learn how much you enjoyed your stay with and I would like to thank you for letting me know how impressed you were with the service you received from our staff. We look forward to the opportunity...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

We had the mixed pleasure of visiting the hotel to try it our. The focus was Gravity, but it was only the terrace which was open; not chance to sit inside away from the sun. Instead we tried the lobby bar. Happy jour prices were good , snacks good but staff not well informed.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent visit on Tripadvisor. Gravity is the newest roof top bar in Penang and features spectacular views, from the UNESCO World Heritage City of Georgetown all the way to the iconic Penang Bridge and of course – Penang Hill. The outlet located on the 24th Floor is an outdoor venue so guest can...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We have been coming to Penang for 10 year and have very much fallen for this Island. On our most recent visit we checked into the brand new G Hotel Kelewai, the new sister property of the G Hotel in Guerney Drive. The new property offers large rooms with incredible in room facilities and probably the largest hotel bed we...

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watford
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Compared to the original G hotel it is small. The rooms are smaller but are stunning. Restaurant great as well. Staff very professional . I had pasta for lunch it was lovely. Nice selection of wine the New Zealand white is delicious. The view from the roof bar is stunning.

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Reviewed 25 March 2015

Was there 3 timeswith my family and friends last wk. Food at buffet was different everyday and filled w suprises. The gluten free chocolate cake was lovely and so was the chocolate fountain! Kumar & Siva delivered excellent service from the moment reservation was done till the very end. A free Bday cake was also times perfectly w a Bday...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 March 2015

As with all things new, smells as good as new from start to finish, so cleanliness wasn't an issue. We're ok with the perfume that they spray throughout their aircon system, but perhaps some people might mind coming out of the hotel smelling like they've just visited an Abercrombie store. Pool and gym were not ready yet at the time...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

Booked here given reviews and wanted to be near Gurney Drive (given my high hopes of what it was so many years back). Hotel Room Product Product is new and not much to fault. Mainly Cool/Dark colours with some warmer wood accents. Bed was too soft for me (i like harder beds). Breakfast Buffet and Bad Service Went for breakfast...

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  • 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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • 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
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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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