Sky Residence Prai by The Ascott Relaunched as Citadines Prai Penang

Sky Residence Prai by The Ascott Relaunched as Citadines Prai Penang

Citadines Prai Penang was relaunched and officiated by our Penang Chief Minister YAB Chow Kon Yeow on the 4th of May 2023. 

 ~ Congratulations Citadines Prai Penang ~

CapitaLand Investment Limited’s (CLI) owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) officially revamps Sky Residence Prai owned by EXOPURI into Citadines Prai Penang, bringing you to the city, and the city to you, as you Connect, Recharge and Go. Citadines Prai Penang marks the third operational property and first Citadines within Penang for Ascott Malaysia. The renowned Citadines has launched a dynamic range of signature programs, tailored to create unique guest experiences during their stay at Citadines properties in Penang.

Launched to be an urban oasis, these 168 serviced apartments are poised to meet your different lifestyle needs in Bukit Mertajam, a home to numerous multinational and local firms within the industrial area. The serviced residence is surrounded by numerous multinational companies, offices and high tech enterprises. A short walking distance away to Juru Sentral, Icon City, restaurants, and entertainment venues, to cater to residents’ leisure and recreational needs.

Owned by Exopuri Development Sdn Bhd, in which among their many projects include Juru Sentral which comprise Condominiums, Small Offices/Home Offices (SoHo) Apartment Tower and Shop Offices. Incorporated in 1996 by Ng Kok Leong and another Director, the company has developed projects with a total gross development value of RM250 million.

Truth to be told, most of Penang’s “real living heritage” – which has by now upholstered to old China – themed restaurants, walls covered with Penang street art, Penang hidden bars and aseptic Penang cafes for hipsters are conversely very much alive in Bukit Mertajam. Best food to explore in Bukit Mertajam ranges from BM Best Cendol, BM Cup Rice, Duck Egg Char Koay Teow, to BM famous Yam Rice. Places MUST VISIT ranges from Bukit Mertajam Old Town, Pek Kong Cheng Temple, Malaysia’s Biggest King of Hell Burn, Coffee Factory, St Anne’s Church to House of Tan Sri Wong Pow Nee, and many more to explore.

Citadines, which means ‘city dwellers’ in French, strikes a chord with travellers who seek a quality city-living lifestyle. As part of the For the Love of Cities theme, Citadines offers travellers the flexibility of serviced residences with the ultimate comforts of a hotel. The refreshed brand is committed to provide guests with the best city living experiences while inspiring them to live, work and play in infinite ways with a sharpened purpose. Guests can still look forward to the reliability coupled with world class hospitality standards of Citadines. Resident and visitors can create lasting memories of their stays, as they immerse themselves in the different personalities of each city where Citadines is present.

Mr Mondi Mecja, Ascott’s Country General Manager for Malaysia, cited “Citadines has proved tremendously popular in the region and the revamp showcases our commitment to providing the highest quality in lodging options across Malaysia. As guests travel, live, and discover with Ascott, we are excited to offer them a versatile range of properties to cater to all their hospitality needs, whether for business or leisure travel, bringing forward a robust experience of world-class services in the hospitality industry”.

As part of the Citadines refresher to promote a balanced lifestyle, Activ∞, will be a key brand signature across all operating properties in the region. Activ∞ ensures guests can live, work, and play seamlessly within the property and around the city. These include specially curated residents’ events to activate the infinite possibilities of city living, fitness amenities and programmes that encourage a vibrant lifestyle.

As part of the For the Love of Coffee programme, Citadines has partnered with local communities to deliver unique coffee experiences to guests, wherever they are in Malaysia. The Café Check in experience at Citadines Prai Penang, offers guests a friendly reception with a relaxing café as they step into the lobby where guests can interact and chat over a refreshing brew of java.

Citadines properties around the world will also be launching a series of coffee activation activities over the month of October 2023, in support of #CitadinesLovesCoffee.

Convertible Features enable the transformation of rooms and property spaces catered to the daily work-life guest requirements. At Citadines Prai Penang, guests seeking to prepare their delicious meals or host intimate gatherings may take advantage of the residents’ kitchen. An innovative coworking space at the lobby is fitted with varying seating arrangements including communal tables as well as barstools at high tables to accommodate different working styles.

The Citadines associates, Citazens, will offer unique barista experiences, in addition to providing guests with the best hacks to navigate city living. This programme has since been successfully rolled-out, and will further expand across Citadines properties in Penang and on the whole, Malaysia.

Citadines For The Love of Cities, creatively illustrates operating city’s unique attractions, sounds and experiences. Citadines brand is committed to deliver the best of city living, with every service offering catered to satisfy guests.

To celebrate its Revamp Launch on 04 May 2023, Citadines Prai Penang introduces its Tagline FOR THE LOVE OF CITIES by introducing robust lifestyle of Bukit Mertajam in which guests gets to explore attractions, historical sites, entertainment with its Brand Essence INFINITE POSSIBILITIES. There will be Coffee Making Art guided by Coffee Art painters online with Citadines Brand Passion COFFEE. Our Citadines Brand Signatures are ACTIVoo, FOR THE LOVE OF COFFEE, CAFÉ CHECK IN EXPERIENCE, CITAZENS and CONVERTIBLE SPACES in which guests will experience throughout their stay at Citadines Prai Penang. The Revamp Launch was Officiated by Penang Chief Minister YAB Chow Kon Yeow.

In line with Ascott’s expansion plan in Malaysia, within the next 2 years, it is expected for the brand to launch a few more properties across the cities of Malaysia, which includes lyf Raja Chulan Kuala Lumpur, Domitys Bangsar Kuala Lumpur, Somerset KL Metropolis Kuala Lumpur, Citadines Waterfront Kota Kinabalu, Citadines Tanjung Tokong Penang, Harris Sunshine Penang.

Mr. Mondi Mecja - Ascott’s Country General Manager for Malaysia

Mr. Ng Kock Leong - Managing Director of Exopuri Group

YB Chow Kon Yeow - Chief Minister of Penang

Here's a sneak peek of Citadines Prai Penang

Staying guest can enjoy coffee which is available just by the lobby area.

Some of the rooms available at Citadines Prai Penang.

Studio Premier

Two-Bedroom Executive

For more info :
Citadines Prai Penang
G-01, Menara Sentral, 
Jalan Juru Sentral, 
14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang.
Tel : +604-566 2388