Penang welcomes first Marriott hotel

Marriott Hotels has opened its first hotel in Penang, Malaysia, situated along Gurney Drive.

Events and functions are elevated experiences at Penang Marriott Hotel, with the centrepiece being the pillarless grand ballroom. The space boasts a high ceiling, comes equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, and can hold 500 pax banquet-style.

Kucina restaurant

In addition to the grand ballroom, the hotel offers five flexible function rooms on Level 1, each equipped with the latest technology and customisable setups to accommodate a variety of events.

Planners can also opt for La Siena, a multifunctional space offering a range of F&B options from afternoon teas to innovative dining concepts.

In total, the Penang Marriott Hotel offers 223 keys, where rooms feature views of the city or the Andaman Sea. Business guests or elite members of the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty programme will be able to enjoy the M Club, while recreational facilities include a 24-hour fitness centre, steam room, an outdoor infinity swimming pool, and Kids Club.

Meanwhile, the hotel’s culinary offerings include Italian restaurant Kucina, all-day diner Sago, Greatroom bar and lounge, and Lava Java for snacks.

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