MEWS RESIDENCE is
a refurbished shophouse offering affordable luxury accommodation
for today's flashpacker in the heart of Georgetown. Located within
walking distance to the key UNESCO heritage landmarks in the city
and a 20-minute drive from the beautiful beaches and hills.
Street has perhaps the best preserved rows of 19th Straits Chinese
architecture in Malaysia, equivalent to Singapore's Emerald Hill
and Melaka's Jonker Street.
Muntri Street is Straits eclectic style, typical of late 19c shophouse
architecture in Georgetown. The outstanding features of this terrace
are the depth (200 ft, with a land footprint of over 3000 sq ft)
and the 3 original interior granite courtyards.
interior showcases much of the original architectural details
-including the intricate wooden staircase, recessed wall cabinets,
high ceilings, wooden floors and shutters upstairs and faded original
floor tiles downstairs. The entire shophouse features only four
suites- allowing for generous common spaces -including living
room and multiple courtyards, as well as dining room cum reception
hall. The entire shophouse can also be booked for house parties
with a minimum stay of two nights (sleeps up to 14).
Mews Residence is the latest jewel developed by award winning
hotelier Christopher Ong (previous projects, www.clovehall.com,
– three of which have been cited in Conde Naste Traveller's
Hot Lists). The Residence has been meticulously restored with
its original character kept very much alive- but without sparing
any modern comforts.
again Ong has revitalised this historic property by infusing it
with the Malay, Chinese and European influences that have made
his entrepot hometown world famous. The interiors are bright and
spacious with comfortable and relaxed furnishings, accented with
a gorgeous selection of local, historical and quirky paraphernalia.
suites come with en suite bathrooms with separate toilet, LED
tv and spacious sitting area, tea and coffee facilities as well
as a mini fridge. There are only 4 suites creating an intimate
feeling of social conviviality but also allowing for privacy when
Three of the family suites are in excess of 600 sq ft, the average
size of a Hong Kong or Singapore apartment. Full time housekeeping
on site and concierge facilities from Muntri Mews.
a la carte breakfast is included and is served at the Mews café
across the road or on the front veranda. The Mews café
prepares the best fresh local produce for a menu inspired by Malay
and Asian cuisine. A selection of tasty international favourites:
steak sandwiches and beer battered fish and chips, sit comfortably
alongside a spicy curry laksa and luxury nasi lemak. Air conditioned
inside and al fresco on the patio, open from 7:30 am til 11pm
for a quick bite or a glass of wine.
can also be arranged at The Residence, with food prepared fresh
from the Mews Café.
Mews Residence combines the clean lines and textures of contemporary
design in a fresh, bright tropical palate that is rich in character,
with a warm cozy ambience. It encapsulates the grand terrace lives
of Muntri Street residents in the early years of last century.
deco and retro furniture and tropical garden patios make this
both a convenient base to explore all that Penang has to offer
and a perfect escape from the urban delights of this amazing merchant
more info, contact us at email@example.com
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