BY CK Lam
Facing the bustling Jalan Kelawai, and its side at Persiaran Maktab, the hotel is just a short buggy drive from its sister property.
G Hotel Kelawai has many rooms, with focus on comfort and design, and guests will get the feel of luxury. There are shower head by Grohe and eco-friendly Appelles toiletries in the bathroom, Herman Miller designer working chair, 55′ Smart LED TV and many more elite features.
Guests will love the comfy pillows (pillow menu provided) and bed with premium mattress by Serta; the world’s bedding brand leader.
Eco-friendly Appelles toiletries
Pillow menu to suit guest preferences
Capsule coffee machine and bodum coffee mugs
There are a total of 208 stylish rooms with free high speed WIFI access. Choices of rooms include deluxe room, executive room, executive premier and premier suite. For groups and family travelling together, you will do well with the exquisitely designed deluxe room.
Guests staying at the executive floors will be spoiled with many complimentary services which include access to the Executive Lounge for personalized check-in and check-out, buffet breakfast and evening cocktails while watching the sunset.
Having coffee in the deluxe room
For dining, one can venture to the three trendy outlets – Spoon, 2PM Kelawai Lounge and Gravity.
Spoon offers a la carte dishes and theme buffets. With outdoor terraces and air-conditioned dining area, this French bistro located on the 2nd floor of the hotel is also the venue for daily buffet breakfast.
The breakfast menu features a selection of Asian and Western favorites such as cooked-to-order waffles, eggs and nasi lemak (fragrant coconut milk rice).
Daily buffet breakfast at Spoon
Themed buffets created by Executive Sous Chef Ong and Sous Chef Ketut Gede Dodi can be savored at Spoon Cafe.
From the month of April to June 2015, the International Buffet is available from Sunday to Thursday while the Thai Buffet Dinner is available on Friday and the Japanese Buffet Dinner on Saturday. The buffets are priced at RM98++ per person.
In addition, a Sunday Brunch for only RM88++ per person is available from 12pm till 3pm. For free flow of house beer or wine, just add on RM35++.
Japanese Buffet Dinner
The delicately decorated and relaxing setting of the 2PM Lounge on the hotel’s lobby level, set the right tone for a meet up. The spacious lounge done up with private rooms and alfresco area is named after the address (Persiaran Maktab) and its menu offers a selection of wines, freshly squeezed juice and brewed coffee.
2PM Lounge’s happy hour runs daily from 5pm till 9pm, with buy 1 free 1 on all house pours.
2PM Lounge opens from early 10am till 1am
Head up to the hotel’s rooftop infinity pool and Gravity bar. Guests can unwind and party the nights away over shaken or stirred drinks at Gravity bar, overlooking Penang’s skyline.
Take a dip in the pool till the sun goes down
Right beside Gravity is the fashionable Executive Lounge, where executive floor guests can sit back and enjoy complimentary light snacks and beverages before dinner.
Relaxing with a glass of chilled chardonnay
For those staying on business, there are fully equipped meeting rooms, besides the business lounge.
For the fit type, the 24-hour gymnasium on the 23rd floor has fitness equipments from Technogym to firm up the abs and pecs. The hotel also provide bikes for guests who wish to explore nearby places.
There will be welcome cups of ice cream to enjoy during check-in at the lobby decorated with different style Italian leather armchairs.
Cross usage and signing facilities are available for guests at G Hotel Kelawai and G Hotel Gurney. For information about G Hotel Kelawai, call 04- 2190000.
G Hotel Kelawai
2 Persiaran Maktab
* Many thanks to G Hotel Kelawai for extending this invitation