The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences
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Ideal for a family of 4 adults and 1 child, our two-bedroom suites offer breathtaking view of the sea. The spacious 950 sq. ft. suite feature two bedrooms (1 king and 1 pair of twin bed) with a living and dining area.
With 515 sq. ft of space and commanding sea view, the suite is large and roomy to accommodate 2 adults and 1 child under the age of 12 years. It is well furnished with Hollywood Twin Bed, Sofa lounge and Dining table.
The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences Penang offers you a cosy, comfortable and homely accommodation. The comfortably furnished and sea facing suites are almost twice the size of conventional Hotel rooms with free Wi-Fi, cable TV and a private bath with Jacuzzi, making it an ultimate stay experience.
Strategically located at the tourist belt of Gurney Drive and next to the Central Business District, makes the Hotel an ideal venue for both leisure and business travellers.
Enjoy a leisure stroll along Gurney Drive, and check out the quaint little cafes, local street food and eateries along the way, before indulging in some retail therapy at Gurney Paragon Mall and Gurney Plaza Mall.
Make a point to spend time with your family and relax by our infinity pool that offers a beautiful sunset view at Recreation Park on 7. Enjoy the cool breeze and sit back and relax with drinks and snacks from our poolside station while the children frolic in the kids’ pool equipped with water slides to keep them happy. In fact, why not organise a BBQ party or game of volleyball, on this open deck.
And the Samsara Spa offers a full range of packages to help ease a tired body.
The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences offers a variety of event spaces. Choose to celebrate a momentous occasion, at our Grand Ballroom which can accommodate a banquet seating of 650 persons or organise your business events and product launches in anyone of our smaller function rooms that accommodates between 50 to 300 persons.
Gurney Drive, named after Sir Henry Gurney, is a popular seafront promenade that exemplifies the colours and atmosphere of Penang. Gurney Drive has the best vantage point for sunset along its coastlines and offers a gastronomic delight during the night with quaint cafes and hawker stalls with tempting local delicacies.
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple is the only Burmese Buddhist temple outside Myanmar. Located in Georgetown Penang, it stands opposite Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple, with a pair of large stone elephants flanking the front gates. Inside the pagoda grounds is a Boddhi tree, a wishing pond and apartments for monks.
Gurney Plaza is a waterfront shopping mall in Penang. Opened in 2001, it has three anchor tenants: Parkson Grand, the 12-screen Golden Screen Cinemas and Cold Storage supermarket. Additionally, the nine-storey mall houses over 380 stores with brands such as Coach, Fossil, Versace, and more. Approximately three km northwest of Georgetown, located along the popular Gurney Drive, Gurney Plaza is the second-largest mall on the island and is 858,000sqft in size.
Gurney Drive Hawker Centre
Home to the biggest variety of street food in Penang is the iconic Gurney Drive Hawker Centre (right beside Gurney Plaza Mall). It is a great place to sample some of the best local cuisine on the island.
Church of Immaculate Conception
Church of the Immaculate Conception is a church and parish founded in 1811 and is the second oldest church in Penang. It is a 10 minutes drive from the Hotel.
Colonial Penang Museum
A comprehensive and fantastic overview of colonial background in Malaysia and George Town over the war and Emergency years. The Museum houses a great collection of items in a colonial house.
Wat Chayamangkalaran Thai Buddhist Temple
Also known as the Sleeping Buddha by the local, this Thai temple is well known for its gold-plated reclining Buddha that measures at 33 meters making it one of the largest in the world.
Penang Malay Gallery
It is a cultural museum showcasing the history and culture of the Malay settlement of Penang Island. Take a tour of the trading activities, religion, customs, jewellery and way of life of Penang Malays.
The Blue Mansion
Also known as the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion with its indigo-blue outer walls makes it very hard to miss. The mansion is eclectic, but mainly reflects Chinese architectural styles of the Imperial period. Take the daily guided mansion tours to experience the history behind its architecture.
Built in 1786, Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. The star-shaped bastion is on of the oldest structures in Penang and was named after Marquis Charles Cornwallis. The fort was built for the Royal artillery troops and as a defensive structure against pirates.
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Showcase a typical home of the Babas and Nyonyas who was a prominent community of Chinese who adopted some customs and lifestyle of the local Malays hence creating a culture and lifestyle unique to them. The Pinang Peranakan Mansion displays eclectic design and architecture, incorporating Chinese carved-wood panels, English floor tiles and many antiques and collectibles of the era.
Kapitan Keling Mosque
The Kapitan Keling Mosque was built around 1800 and by Indian Muslim traders and was named after Caudeer Mohuddeen the head of the Indian Muslim community. The original building was a small single storey brick mosque but over the years has been expanded till what it is today while still maintaining its original architecture
Sun Yat Sen Museum
The Sun Yat Sen Museum is a beautifully-preserved house museum and has a permanent exhibition on Sun Yat Sen’s early revolutionary period in Penang when he planned a historic uprising of the China Revolution of 1911.