G Hotel Gurney has recently completed a RM35 million makeover unveiling a complete modern and fresh new look with chic lobby, contemporary rooms, latest amenities, trendy food and beverage outlets and sophisticated meeting rooms. The 312 room designer hotel further stamps its mark as the market leader, being an icon along the busy Gurney drive enclave, located in the shopping paradise in between two renowned shopping malls, Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon, and right next to the famous Gurney drive hawker eateries.
“Our convenient location is the perfect point of departure for discovering Penang’s numerous tourist attractions, UNESCO World Heritage sites and beaches.” says Mr Michael Hanratty, General Manager of G Hotel Gurney. “We look forward to welcoming corporate and leisure guests to the hotel so they may experience the new level of comfort and sophistication. The hotel is the ideal choice for travelers who enjoy top notch hospitality in a modern, stylish and contemporary settings.”
The famous award winning glass lobby has been furnished with Italian designer furniture such as Minotti and Porada while rooms feature United Kingdom’s Camerich lifestyle furnishings, Serta mattresses, 300 thread count linens, Herman Miller designer work chairs, 55 inch smart HD LED TVs, eco-friendly Appelles toiletries, free non-alcoholic minibar, 150Mbps free high speed WIFI in all rooms and throughout the hotel.
The hotel also added an additional five function rooms named Conference I – V with natural daylight and Herman Miller designer work chairs, bringing a total of 9 meeting rooms with 2 ballrooms which are fully equipped with Bose sound systems, the largest LED screens in Penang, refined linens and unique mood lightings. The ballrooms and the outdoor pool are the perfect venues for wedding couples to enhance their wedding events with new wedding packages and award winning hand painted show plates by Lin Hairong, to name a few.
The hotel’s restaurants and bars have also been revamped and reintroduced to guest. Taste, offering the freshest ingredients all day long with the first ever Lava Stone barbeque grill imported from Indonesia is a must try. Tree Bar the favourite amongst the happy hour goers, is the largest alfresco bar in Penang which sits perfectly under an 80-year-old ‘Albizia Saman’ rain tree. Alternatively, the pool bar has been enhanced with new comfortable lounge chairs, large umbrellas, retractable roof and full blooming frangipani trees with green surroundings, perfect for a great suntan with a large infinity pool for a relaxing dip.
Executive lounge comfort gives the affluent travelers a place to relax and be pampered. Available too are a state-of-the-art 24 hour gymnasium, G Cycle to pedal for sightseeing, spa and hair salon for all guest enjoyment. A cross usage and signing facilities are available to the sister hotel, G Hotel Kelawai, a buggy ride away which opens up another world of luxury with a rooftop swimming pool, three more food and beverages outlets, a fully equipped business center and another 24 hour gymnasium.
Penang has earned a reputation from Lonely Planet as Top 10 cities for Best in Travel 2016, Best Street Food by TIME Magazine, Top Ten Best Budget Travel Destinations 2016 by Forbes and 16 must-see destinations by Los Angeles Times. These coupled with a convenient location, 30 minutes’ drive to the Penang international airport and Penang Bridge makes G Hotel Gurney the ideal choice.
From simple gestures of a welcome ice cream to world class hospitality, G Hotel Gurney denotes a 5 star experience so chic, classy but yet inviting. With over 80 accolades, the hotel offers a calming retreat within an urban sprawl; be it for work or play. G Hotel Gurney prides itself on anticipating your every need with undivided attention. Only at the G Hotel, the place where modern and “experiences stylishly” lies within.