Courtyard by Marriott has announced the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Penang – the first Courtyard debut in Malaysia. Located along the bustling Jalan Macalister in the heart of Penang’s UNESCO-listed George Town, the new 199-room hotel is set to provide the best hotel experience so guests can pursue their personal and professional passions while on the road.
“We are thrilled to continue to grow our presence in Malaysia with the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Penang,” said Rajeev Menon, president of Asia Pacific (excluding China) in Marriott International. “Designed for today’s ambitious and enterprising traveller, the opening of the property marks Marriott International’s 17th brand in Malaysia and further compliments our growing footprint in the country.”
Famed for its cultural heritage, historic charm, and palm-fringed beaches, Penang is located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia and is known as ‘The Pearl of the Orient’.
The new hotel features rooms and suites designed to be smart and spacious, boasting 360 unobstructed views of Georgetown and the Straits of Malacca. Each room is fitted with thoughtful amenities and come with high technology equipment and an ergonomic work area, perfect for business or leisure travellers.
The public spaces are inviting and flexible to stimulate ideas, along with a business centre in the lobby with everything guests need to move forward. The hotel offers one signature dining venue, and a bar that serves up a vast selection of drinks.