Stayed for two nights at this hotel. Checked in late evening and the check in process is slow it took about 20 minutes to complete the process. We booked for 2 Standard Double Room. The room decoration just simple but toilet a bit rundown, the shower head spoilt and the shower curtain is dirty. The pool is great but when request for swimming towels at the reception, we were informed that "No More Swimming Towels" can get it next morning. Next morning when we asked again for swimming towel at the reception, again they told me "No More Swimming Towels". No greetings from Receptionist whenever you passed the Reception Counter, but the housekeeper are very friendly. Totally No WIFI reception in room, called up reception to enquired and asked for assistance and their feedback "Is Like that", feel disappointed. The hotel location is away from old Penang Road but easy access to all types of restaurants/food and other parts of Penang.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The 1926 Heritage Hotel has just undergone a refurbishing program which involves changing of all furniture an bedding in all categories of room, the basic amenities are 32" LCD flat panel TVs, tea and coffee making and mini fridge (with the exception of standard room and cottage room) Free wi-fi is standard feature in all rooms and in the public areas.The original building was built in 1926, the property once served as a home to British colonial immigration officers and local administrators of Penang. Located off Imigresen Road and Burma Road, 1926 Heritage Hotel occupies 24 heritage link houses beautifully restored to its former glory.In 1999 The State Government of Penang under PDC (Penang Development Corporation) invested a significant amount of funds to refurbish this colonial property as a heritage hotel with most of its Anglo-Malay architectural essence still intact. Surrounded by spacious rooms, wooden interiors, long corridors, balmy balconies, beautiful victorian windows as well as pictures of the old Penang, a sense of nostalgia can be felt throughout the property. And we top that experience with warm, friendly service.The Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of the historic city of Georgetown, founded in 1786 by Captain Francis Light. Listed as a UNESCO heritage city, Georgetown is a one of a kind melting pot of cultures, heritage, foods and festivals from diverse communities.1926 Heritage Hotel is all about bringing you the wholesome experience of the British colonial era and the spirit of Malaysian hospitality from the very moment you step into our lobby. We at 1926 Heritage Hotel are ever ready to go the extra mile to ensure your stay with us will be most memorable. Your satisfaction is our number one priority and we hope that every second you spend with us will be filled with nostalgia of the colonial era. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- 1926 Heritage Hotel Penang/George Town