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G Hotel Celebrating A New Milepost with Eight Local and International Awards

May 16, 2017 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Bespoke urban oases, G Hotel Gurney and G Hotel Kelawai scooping eight awards honoured by global prestige organizations, online travel portals and local award recognitions for a glorious first quarter of the year in 2017.

G Hotel Gurney with a new facelift of RM35 million makeover was awarded with two prestigious hospitality certificates from Hotel of the Year Awards 2016/2017 for Best Luxury Design Business Hotel Worldwide and Top 100 Hotel Worldwide. The Award recognises and rewards hotels that deliver exceptional levels of service and world class facilities to the guests. To be presented with an award from Hotel of the Year Awards signifies something truly special about a hotel.

“We are proud to honour the award winning G Hotel Gurney with these global hotel awards as it is a testament to the hard work and attention to detail that both management and staffs put in every day for their guests. It has great style, professional service and amazing facilities. Great hotels are very rare to find but the G Hotel Gurney is one of the hotels that you will return to time and time again,” said Ian Whitty, the Director and Chief Judging Officer 2016/17 Hotel of the Year Awards.

G Hotel Gurney was also being recognized by GTA as Most Improved Hotel Award for Powering Global Travel Award 2016. GTA is one of the world’s leading global travel distributors and the award program is to recognize its leading hotel partners and service suppliers for their outstanding world class welcome and service to GTA’s clients, high standards of co-operation and support. G Hotel Gurney is glad to have extended this mutual relationship with GTA amongst 647 hotels for an incremental growth in business.

G Hotel Kelawai, on the other hand has won third place for The Best Hotel Restaurant for SPOON by Hari Penjaja & Komuniti Peniaga 2016 organized by the City Council of Penang Island (MBPP). SPOON is reminiscent of a French Bistro that play hosts to a myriad of cuisines. With no compromise to quality ingredients and offering a cosy and sophisticated dining experiences, SPOON managed to clinch one of the top dining places among the hotels in Penang.

Apart from its F&B sector that was honored with a recognition, TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site also announced two awards for winning 2017 Travellers’ Choice Award recently. G Hotel Kelawai set a new benchmark for bespoke luxury in Penang with Top 25 Hotels in Malaysia and Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Malaysia. Travellers’ Choice awards are the highest honor from TripAdvisor to recognize exceptional business performance. This year, less than 1% of all accommodations listed on TripAdvisor received Traveller’s Choice Awards. G Hotel Kelawai is glad to achieve such award recognition and the management will carry out timely maintenance works to ensure the satisfying impression of this designer hotel lasts long for the happy returnees on every one of their visitation to the hotel.

Lastly, the sister establishments both earned their recognition from by receiving the Guest Review Award 2016 with exceptional guest reviews. G Hotel Kelawai scored an 8.6 out of 10, while G Hotel Gurney scored a solid 8.3 out of 10. The award is a symbol of excellence as a best guest experience provider on This annual award recognizes the hard work and dedication by hotels in up keeping their great review score.

Mr Michael Hanratty, General Manager of G Hotel quoted, “We are very glad to have received these prestigious citations which have sealed our reputation as a world class accommodation, five star hospitality and outstanding features from our dining outlets to hotel facilities. We are also grateful to those who took the time to review their experience with the hotel during the award polls and assessments. There’s no greater distinction than receiving the sense of approval from the customers.”

Both G Hotel Gurney and G Hotel Kelawai are located at the shopper’s paradise in between two renowned shopping malls, Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon and right next to Gurney drive famous hawker eateries. It is also the perfect point of departure for discovering Penang’s numerous tourist attractions, UNESCO World Heritage sites and beaches.

Together with these awards, G Hotel Gurney and G Hotel Kelawai has won over 100 awards collectively since its inception. Among the notable awards are Best Hotel Interior for Asia Pacific Hotel Awards, HAPA Best Independent Hotel, Best City Hotel Malaysia for World Luxury Hotel Awards, Best Hotel Development by FIABCI, Best Business & Leisure Hotel by The BrandLaureate Awards, Hall of Fame by Tripadvisor, Excellence in Guest Review by, Best Luxury Hotel by Luxury Lifestyle Awards & Gold Award Hospitality Design by I-DEA Design Excellence Awards.

G Hotel will continue to deliver its best hospitality by meeting the expectations of the travellers from different countries and also to further build on the success that it has achieved throughout these years, offering the best of luxury to travel aficionados.

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