G Hotel Gurney Reopens Its Doors in December 2022

 G Hotel Gurney Reopens Its Doors in 2022

The wait is finally over! G Hotel Gurney has finally reopened it doors after undergoing a much-anticipated makeover, heralding an exciting new chapter in the iconic property's rich history. A flagship property within G Hotel, one of Malaysia’s leading augmented hospitality brands, G Hotel Gurney is now open back and ready to welcome guests and visitors, following the hotel’s major renovation works which took place from March 2022 until November 2022.

We were privileged and honoured to be invited to the reopening launch held on the 16 December 2022. We sure loved the brand new ambiance, design and experience. Invited guests were welcomed to a delightful spread of bites, fresh oysters, caviars, sweet indulgences and drinks.

Also present at the event was well-renowned fashion designer, Dato Jimmy Choo.

Mr Michael Hanratty, General Manager of G Hotel

“We are extremely delighted and look forward to welcoming business and leisure guests to the 
hotel so they can experience the new level of comfort and sophistication. The hotel is the ideal choice for travelers to enjoy top notch hospitality in a modern, stylish and contemporary setting,” says Mr Michael Hanratty, General Manager of G Hotel. Exquisite new facilities, vibrant lifestyle experiences and exclusive dining concepts are designed for international visitors and Penangites to meet, stay, shop, dine and celebrate.

The beating heart of G Hotel Gurney now sits at level 3 of the hotel, giving guests a vibrant atmosphere and a one-stop experience being in the midst of all the happenings. From the check-in procedures to having a quick catch-up session with an afternoon tea set or settling into the evening by sipping your favourite drinks at the lounge, guests can also dive into the infinity pool, flex their muscles at the new gym, and finally savour well curated culinary delights at the restaurant. Level 3 encompasses convenience and trend, giving an inviting scene for guests to join in the buzz and myriad of activities that enlivens the entire hotel.

Checking into the rejuvenated G Hotel Gurney, one can look forward to enjoy world class hospitality as they step into a calming retreat within an urban sprawl. A fuss-free experience awaits as they are guided directly to the lobby at level 3 through the redesigned concierge area at the ground floor. From complimentary check-in ice-creams, a luxurious time awaits with 312 tastefully-designed rooms ranging from deluxe and executive rooms to specially curated G suites.

Guests and local luminaries are also given an opportunity to embark on unique culinary journeys with distinctive dining outlets redefined by G Hotel Gurney. Café 168 – the new address of G awaits as a place to create memories and connect with friends and families over hearty and comforting flavours. One is expected to be spoilt for choices as the restaurant features a sophisticated yet extensive variety of buffet stations serving you the best of local and international specialties. Ample open live action kitchens including a pizza oven creates a feast for the senses, as G’s master chefs concoct a range of delicious cuisines that is bound to please the palates of everyone, for every occasion and celebrations – outfitted in modern and luxury touch in pair with the hotel’s unique interior design.

The iconic G Spot which has been synonymous with the G brand makes a spectacular return into the limelight once again. From formerly being a private bar with a variety of live bands, it now offers an elegant gathering place with a sunken bar that welcomes guests to sip champagnes and try out a fascinating yet refreshing mix of cocktails which could also be customized by professional and skilled bartenders, or guests may also opt to delight in G’s acclaimed signature afternoon tea set or numerous wine selections.

In balancing a hectic schedule with the need for recreation, a brand-new gym is available with the latest equipment to ensure a pleasant work-out experience for all guests staying in the hotel. In addition, the infinity pool provides the opportunity for a dip to unwind, while the little ones can play to their heart’s delight in the kid’s pool. A new water archway enhancing the overall aesthetics with extensive play of lights, ideal for cocktail parties, events or even fashion show runways gives a calming sensation and relaxing vibes to the hotel – is now making the new limelight for level 3.

Pleasure meets business at level 2 of the hotel, as the much sought-after ballroom and four function rooms (Salon II to V) reopen for various occasions including corporate meetings, special events and banquets. They are decked out with the latest AV technology with high speed internet, in ensuring well connected and successful events which leaves unforgettable memories for all guests. Affluent business travellers heading up to the executive lounge at level 15 will be immersed with an endless flow of champagnes and evening cocktails in an area which has secluded specifically for moments of self-pampering and relaxation whilst enjoying the scenic views of Penang.

Long being a hotly-tipped happy hour spot by locals and tourists alike, Tree Bar which sits under its signature close to century-old Angsana tree surpassing 40 meters in height, is now going beyond and expanding itself to become the largest alfresco bar in Penang. Boasting one of the largest selection of beers on the island, guests are now able to hangout in even larger groups in getting their regular booze and soaking in its lively outdoor ambience together. The ground and first floors of the hotel will witness a transformation to a new playing ground with the birth of Central@Gurney, the new nexus for food, beverage and lifestyle. With more than 20 food and beverage outlets offering a myriad of international and local cuisines, ranging from restaurants to brasseries, cafes to bistros, casual eateries to fine dining, specialty to themed, Central@Gurney is poised to become a gastronomical icon where trendy lifestyles 
converged with culinary pleasures and leisure. Central@Gurney will open its doors to the public by Q1 2023.

G Hotel Gurney now evolves from being not just a place for guests to stay, but a destination unto itself where guests are welcomed to meet, dine and chill-out at the heart of the renowned Gurney Drive commercial and seafront promenade.

A cross usage and signing facilities are available at the sister hotel, G Hotel Kelawai, a buggy ride away which opens up another world of luxury with bespoke rooftop bar – Gravity, rooftop infinity swimming pool, food and beverages outlets and another 24-hour gym.

The hotel is the perfect point of departure for discovering the wonders of Penang and located just moments away from the widely acclaimed UNESCO world heritage sites of George Town and sunny beaches of Batu Ferringhi. As an award-winning hotel brand with more than 120 accolades, G Hotel Gurney is the place where “experiences stylishly” lies within.

Recently on 14 December 2022, G Hotel Gurney is proud to announce that the hotel has been selected by the Michelin Guide. G Hotel Gurney is one out of only four hotels in Penang featured by the Michelin Guide.

For reservations or further details on G Hotel Gurney, visit www.ghotel.com.my or contact the hotel directly at +604 238 0000.

For more information:
G Hotel Gurney
168, Persiaran Gurney,
10250, Penang
Tel : +604 - 238 0000