Chef Wan with the hotel team

Another new hotel opened in the heart of Georgetown, Penang – Citadines Connect Georgetown Penang.

It is brought to you by CapitaLand Investment Limited’s (CLI) owned lodging business
unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott).

Citadines Connect Georgetown Penang marks the third operational property within Penang for Ascott Malaysia.

To celebrate its soft opening yesterday (Dec 19, 2022), Citadines Connect Georgetown Penang welcomed celebrity chefs on it’s first day of operation with the likes of Chef Wan (Redzuawan Ismail) Malaysia celebrity chef, television host, actor, restaurateur and entrepreneur, Chef Aini who shared her famous “Rendang Itik” recipe with World celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey and Chef Fikri who is also a TV host.

Set in George Town, Citadines Connect Georgetown Penang rests at the strategic location of Lebuh Nordin with thoughtfully curated modern essentials and focused to help guests stay connected, recharge and be on-the-go during business and leisure travels.

Launched to be an extraordinary urban oasis, the well-preserved pre-war building has 143 chic and modern rooms, suites, and apartments with all the comforts and amenities one can ask for.

It is surrounded by famous eateries from hawker food, Penang traditional food outlets to high end restaurants, iconic heritage buildings and there is even a  walking paths nearby the property making one walk down memory lane, learning the history of Penang.

Citadines Connect Georgetown Penang assures its guest’s plenty to see and explore during their stay. A perfect haven for shopaholics and food hunters, flagship stores of world-famous brands, are all reachable within walking distance.

“Citadines Connect Georgetown Penang seeks to further extend the operational excellence of the brand across Penang. There’s RE-SPACE, a shared space that allows guests to catch a breather, connect and recharge before check-in and after check-out while CONNECT is a flexible breakaway spaces for guests who are seeking some extra privacy to catch up on work or small group discussions and thrive through GRAB and GO concept as guests can recharge at any time of day with on-the-go lite bites, available via the 24-hour self-service at our Grab & Go station in the lobby. As a globally leading lodging owner-operator, Ascott brand has been recognized, awarded the ‘Malaysia’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ at the recent World Travel Awards. The testament brings much honor and recognition to our world-renowned hospitality, especially in support of Ascott’s strong potential for future growth. Bringing forward a robust experience of world-class services in the hospitality industry.” Mondi Mecja, Ascott’s Country General Manager for Malaysia.

Opening rates start from RM390+.

In line with Ascott’s expansion plan in Malaysia, within the next two 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 and Harris Sunshine Penang.

Mondi at Citadines Connect Georgetown Penang