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Stay In The Heart Of Penang At This Newly Renovated Peranakan-Inspired Hotel


Farzana •  Nov 17, 2017


Penang is a melting pot of culture; from colonial Fort Cornwallis, Khoo Kongsi clan house to Kapitan Keling Mosque as icons of the city's beautiful backdrop. This cultural theme is illustrated in the newly refurbished 17-storey Hotel Jen Penang! Staying true to the Peranakan roots, catch glimpses of the vibrant culture during your stay here ?
With brand new furniture and Penang-themed decor costing over USD14 million in renovation, the lobby, club lounge, cafe and rooms are finally ready after 15 months! On top of that, visitors can look forward to two new room types; the Family Room and Apartment, where you'll be free to cook your own food at the chic kitchenette in the Apartment room ? Spot the heritage landmarks on distinctive wallpapers, from trishaws, conventional shop house shutters and Peranakan tilings. With warm colours giving off a homely vibe, you'll feel instantly welcomed ☺️
With wooden tables, grey tilings and potted plants decked to complement the minimalistic interior, Cafe Jen's perfect for the modern day traveller to sit back with a cup of coffee in hand ☕️ *All dining outlets in the hotel are certified halal ?[P.S For a taste of  authentic cuisines, check out these 10 iconic dishes to try in Penang!]
If you don't wish to proceed to your rooms just yet, wind down at the Lobby Lounge, where the snack bar serves local fares with a creative twist! Relax in the cosy ambience, and take in the turquoise palette that'll instantly calms you down. Its also the perfect place for casual meetings and gatherings. With free Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel, you can be sure you're always on the go ?
Choose from the 443 rooms available in Hotel Jen to sleep away your fatigue ?
Or if you're heading to Penang for a quick family getaway, the large room inclusive of a stylish sofa bed means you don't have to worry about sleeping in separate places ?
Conveniently located within easy distance from malls and yummy street food, have an easy time navigating your way around Hotel Jen, located in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage Site, George Town. Discover the city as you capture eccentric street mural arts and take a bite off easy-to-find halal snacks by the roads!
Credit:@sj_bowden on Instagram Join the #LeaveBoringBehind campaign simply by including the hashtag to your pictures to show your support. The four passion points: Get.Set.Eat, Jen-Why Art, After Hours and Native Rituals are clever ways to help you contribute to the campaign! Let fun be part of your vocabulary as you savour mouthwatering palates of halal local delights with a unique twist. Snap photos of your yummy spread and hashtag #LeaveBoringBehind as part of Get.Set.Eat! [P.S Craving for more delicious eats? Eat your way through Penang with this guide!]   From quirky paintings to iconic graphics, fill your camera roll with fascinating pictures to send back home ? Don't forget to hashtag (#LeaveBoringBehind) for Jen-Why Art!
Credit: hoteljenpenang on Instagram Relax and unwind with local live music and caption#LeaveBoringBehind as part of the Native Rituals passion point. From night to morning, go on a midnight food hunt or simply sit back and watch the sunrise in the morning. Retreat to your room afterwards with a full tummy for a good night's rest ? Remember to hashtag your After Hours experience with #LeaveBoringBehind!
Credit: hoteljenpenang on InstagramAddress: Magazine Road, George Town, Penang, 10300, Malaysia Operating hours: Check in: 2pm, check-out: 12pm Call: +60 4 262 2622 Website Can't wait to visit Penang already? Start by booking your stay at Hotel Jen Penang here!

This modern abode with a touch of Peranakan infusion creates an authentic Penang staycation! Now, are you ready to check in yet? ?

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