The 1881 Chong Tian Hotel Georgetown Penang Malaysia, is a small luxury Heritage accommodation located in the heart of Chinatown along Jalan Pintal Tali, just off of Campbell Street and within a minutes walk to Chulia Street and then a few minutes more walk to the shopping and night life areas of Penang Road.
This Georgetown accommodation offers an excellent location with most of the old Heritage attractions within walking distance and it is also close to the bus stops on Chulia Street or Penang Road for buses around the rest of the island.
This Heritage hotel in Georgetown was once a popular luxury accommodation for Chinese merchants in the late 1800's and has been recently restored back to its former glory and decorated with hundreds of original antiques of the period around the public areas of the building and in all the guests rooms.
There are only 11 rooms (suites) in total at the hotel, all of which are totally original and different in design, packed full of antiques, but offering all the modern day comforts you would expect these days - including King Sized Beds, Air-Conditioning, En-suite bathroom with bath, Flat Screen TV's, Free WIFI, IDD Telephones, Tea and Coffee making facilities, In-room locker and 24 hour Room Service.
All suite rooms are individually named and and range in size (and price) from the largest "SEAH suite" which is 1250 sq feet to the smallest suites at 500sq feet.
The hotel has a good sized Meeting Hall, a Roof Top Bar as well as an authentic Chinese Restaurant.
Within the vicinity of the hotel is the 1881's hotels own museum, housing a fine collection of rare Chinese antiques.
Entrance is free for hotel guests and costs 10RM for non-guests.
There are three guided tours of the museum per day at : 11:00am, 3:00pm and 5:00pm
You will not get the cheapest rates this way but you can get all the information and view lots more pictures of this beautiful accommodation in Penang.
Or use their contact telephone number : 04 263 1881
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