One of the Penang famous attraction is the Penang Heritage. But, which hotel to stay so that we fully enjoy the journey of heritage? 1881 Chong Tian Hotel, one of the famous heritage hotel in Penang which located at Penang heritage town. The hotel is fully decorated with antique. As per understand, the boss of the Hotel Mr. Seah is an antique collector. He has brought in a lot of antique into the hotel, 70% of the hotel are antiques.
We have invited to the hotel for review, glad that we can visit around the hotel and take a lot of photos. The PR Shyanne has arrange 2 rooms for us to take some photos. There have 11 rooms in their hotel and all are in different design and decoration, this is because all are decorate with unique antiques.
First we have brought to their museum of antique. Inside contained a lot of antiques and some item are from the Emperor of China. Seriously I not so familiar with antique, but I am sure a lot of antique collector would be happy to see these.
After the visit of museum, the first room we visit is Room 8 which they named it “Ch’ng” and “Chiu” where it is the surname of some chinese family.
The room are full with antique and having the felling of staying in those old china house back to few hundred years ago. The room are ready with air-conditional, LCD TV etc.
Guess what, Jacuzzi are ready in the bathroom. And the bathroom are open air, very enjoying.
Next we have visited Room 9 “Lim”. For this room the feeling are more to Nyonya style. Same, all are antiques.
Instead of modern shoes, these shoes have more meaning to the heritage.
Their roof top, ready with a bar which have a nice view of Komtar Penang.
In the restaurant, the have Western section which serving western food and Chinese section which serving Chinese cuisine. We have also reviewed on the Chinese cuisine which the review can be found here.
The signboard with their hotel name “Chong Tian” (中天楼) is also an antique. It is not special made, is just a coincident that the antique having their hotel name and the boss bought it. It is made from wood.
Highly recommended if you are looking for a heritage hotel in Penang or you wish to experience the felling of heritage. It is just located at Jalan Pintal Tali near Chulia street Penang. It is also inside the Penang heritage town.Address:
1881 Chong Tian Venture Sdn. Bhd.
38, 40, 42, Jalan Pintal Tali, 10100 Georgetown,
Penang ( UNESCO World Heritage Site )
Tel: +604-263 1881
Fax: +604-264 1881
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