G Hotel Kelawai tagged as “Style…Redefined” is where iconic design and cutting edge lifestyle set the stage for exclusive and extraordinary experiences. The hotel houses rooms that are uniquely inspired by innovative design to create energising space for guests to play or work by day or mix and mingle by night. In addition to that, it will also accommodate three trendy and stylish food and beverage outlets: Spoon, the coffee house; 2PM, lobby lounge; and Gravity, the 24th floor rooftop bar that are bound to fulfil guests’ gastronomic appetites.
Sleek and chic yet cosy with intimate touches, the lobby is all about style redefined. Step right into designer furnishing with Italian made Baxter Chester Moon Sofa and Baxter Molly Armchair. Designed by Paola Navone, Chester Moon features the finest hand-quilted upholstery in an exclusive capitonne pattern, where the leather is painstakingly drawn together creating an elegant feature. On other hand, Molly Armchair is designed by Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas. Made of a wood structure and covered with leather and fur, this chair’s arm rest stretched out looking like it is ready to embrace and comfort after a long day.
There are a total of 208 rooms namely 143 Deluxe rooms that are 35sqm, 20 units of Executive Room at 35sqm, 43 units of Executive Premier at 45sqm and 2 units of Premier Suite at 82sqm of which all are crafted to be elegant yet casual. The rooms aim to personify an opulence that is bespoke from its clean architecture, to its interior design and even the thread count in the sheets. Feel right at home, and at the same time, in worlds apart.
Every room comes with eco-friendly Appelles toiletries; Serta bed, the world’s best mattress; 300 thread count linens; Herman Miller designer working chair; docking station; alarm clock; ironing facilities; 55 inch smart LED TV; free non-alcoholic minibar; coffee machine; free high speed Wi-Fi in all rooms and throughout the hotel; usage of gym & infinity pool; including mountain bike and cross usage at the adjacent G Hotel Gurney. Guests who stay at the executive floor will stand to enjoy complimentary shoe shine service, local city calls, call forwarding service, usage of DVD player, long bath and access to Executive Lounge for personalised check-in and check-out, buffet breakfast and evening cocktails while watching the sunset.
Every bathroom at G Hotel Kelawai comes with an eco-friendly Appelles toiletries, imported exclusively from Australia. The range of product includes Appelles Wheat Protein Shampoo, Planifolia Conditioner, Comrey Body Wash, Body Bar (soap) and vitamin B5 Skin Lotion. These products combine Australia’s finest certified organic essentials oils with scientifically proven skincare technology for a total showering comfort.
Also to make your stay better, G Hotel Kelawai offers a fully equipped gymnasium and business centre. The 24-hours gymnasium at level 23 allows you to use state-of-the-art equipment to break that sweat while enjoying the breath taking view of the greenery hills. Meanwhile, the business centre at level 1 gives guests a chance to go online and perform daily tasks.
For those who have the love for water, the infinity pool on the 24th floor gives guests the chance to take in what Penang has to offer while having a dip. Fathom in the picturesque Penang when you go for a swim as there is a 360° view of the island including the view of the iconic Penang Bridge. At the same time, guest can enjoy a night out with drinks to match and view that intoxicate at the rooftop bar – Gravity. Poised at a vantage point, visit the pinnacle of luxury and bring your lifestyle to the peak with panoramic views of Penang’s heritage past. Jive to the coolest tunes, sip on the newest mixes and party the night away. Gravity is open from 12pm to 12am.
Excite and awaken your senses at our Spoon Café, reminiscence of a French Bistro which is positioned strategically to capture the panoramic mountain top scenery. Whether it is a casual brunch, quiet dinner for two or business engagement, enjoy a wide variety of food cooked fresh. As nasi lemak is for Malaysians, bread is the staple for the French. Spoon takes pride in serving 8 types of freshly baked French bread daily which are a Soft Roll, Multigrain Roll, Wholemeal Roll, Chocolate Bread, Farmer’s Bread, French Baguette, Muesli Bread and French Village Bread. The opening hour for Spoon is from 6am to 11pm daily.
In line with French and Indonesian style of cooking, Sous Chef Ketut Gede Dodi will bring in new culinary ideas by incorporating European and Asian influences together with local ingredients. Chef Dodi has more than 12 years of experience working with some of the highly regarded chefs in reputable chain hotels and resorts internationally. He has also mastered the French style of cooking method such as the Sous-vide techniques and will implement it with his French creations in Spoon. Amongst the must try item in Spoon is the Salmon Sous-vide with Sweet Potato Gnocchi and creamy Saffron Sauce.
2pm – Carefully crafted and delicately decorated, the lounge is the spot that appeals to the sophisticated. Whether it is chatter over a glass of wine or champagne to loosen the edge off after a long day, 2pm is stylishly defined. So sit down, relax and live in the moment where the music plays and the sophisticated congregate. The opening hour for 2pm is from 10am to 1am.
Guests can make special events memorable using the hotel’s meeting facilities. For small groups such as company meetings, there are classroom seating rooms called ‘Forum’. They can be used for separate functions or events that are organised by different organisations. If there is a large group gathering, these meeting rooms may be combined for a bigger space in order to accommodate everyone. These forums are tastefully furnished with Herman Miller designer working chairs, teleconference facilities, LCD touch screen and many more special features.
Along with the opening of G Hotel Kelawai, two units of six passenger buggy service are available from G Hotel Kelawai to G Hotel Gurney and vice versa. G Hotel Kelawai provides 24-hours buggy services at the reception counter for guest’s convenience. For guests who are on the way to the airport, for work, sightseeing, shopping retreat or corporate events, Bicycles, Mini Car or Van are available to move around in style.
G Hotel Kelawai is located at the prominent location on the bustling Jalan Kelawai, noted to be one of the busiest streets in Penang. Jalan Kelawai is famous for a diverse array of attractions ranging from traditional temples and local eateries to upscale restaurants, boutiques and jewellers. Located within walking distance from the hotel, Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon and nearby to tourists’ attractions, UNESCO heritage sites and beaches, just about everything Penang has to offer is right at your doorstep for unimaginable convenience. Within mere minutes is also Gurney Drive, home to the congregation of roadside iron chefs. Allow these local fare maestros to take you on journey of gastronomical proportions and sample almost all that Penang is famous for. Open for 24 hours round the clock stomach stuffing, you’ll be screaming for reprieve before the week is out.
Please visit www.ghotel.com.my or contact +604 – 219 0000 for more information about G Hotel Kelawai & bookings.