affordable luxury accommodation for today's flashpacker in the
heart of Georgetown, aUNESCO world heritage site. It is within
easy walking distance to the key heritage landmarks in the city
and a 20-minute drive from the beautiful Batu Feringghi beaches.
Street has perhaps the best preserved rows of 19th Straits Chinese
architecture in Malaysia, equivalent to Singapore's Emerald Hill.
grade 2 listed building was formerly the stables and carriageworks
of the street's grandest terraces. Carriages were kept below while
drivers and staff were housed above in 12 worker's quarters. In
the Edwardian period it became a garage for some of the smartest
cars in Penang.
in a dilapidated state in 2009 by award winning hotelier Christopher
Ong (previous projects, www.clovehall.com
have both been cited in Conde Naste Traveller's Hot Lists)
the Mews has been meticulously restored with its utilitarian spirit
kept very much alive but without sparing any modern comforts.
again Ong has revitalised this historic premises 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 relaxing furnishings, highlighted
with a gorgeous selection of local, historical and quirky paraphernalia.
All suites come with en suite bathrooms, LCD tvs, spacious sitting
areas which open to the verandah upstairs or the lush private
tropical gardens downstairs. WiFi, a small shop and a compact
business centre are also provided for your convenience. There
are just 9 suites upstairs and downstairs creating an intimate
feeling of social conviviality but also allowing for privacy when
Mews café prepares the best fresh local produce for a menu
inspired by asian cuisine combined with 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 in front,
the café sits comfortably at the entrance to the mews and
is popular with locals and visitors alike. Beers
and latte are served all day.
Mews combines the clean lines and textures of contemporary design
in a laid back tonal palate that is rich in character, with its
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 a tropical jungle garden 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
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