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Muntri Mews

Affordable luxury is the keyword at Muntri Mews, nine rooms arrayed over a balconied double-story structure that was once George Town’s carriage stables, dating to the late 1900’s.
ADDRESS
77 Muntri Street, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

The Overview

After making his name as co-owner of Sri Lanka's grand Galle Fort Hotel, hotelier and Penang native Chris Ong has turned his eye homeward. Affordable luxury is the keyword at Ong's Muntri Mews, nine rooms arrayed over a balconied double-story structure that was once George Town's carriage stables, dating to the late 1900's. Floored in recycled marble or timber and crisply outfitted in tonal white, grays and black, the Mews' unusually spacious lodgings—28 square meters downstairs; 37 square meters upstairs—feature separate sitting areas, flat-screen TV's, rain showers and complimentary Wi-Fi. Unusually for "flashpacker" lodgings, attentive staff provide nightly turndown service and are available round the clock to supply a bottle of wine, fill an ice bucket or replenish drinking water. The smart Mews Café serves breakfast and light meals—everything from eggs and toast to nasi lemak—both indoors and in the verdant courtyard. Collectors' alert: the stables' former communal kitchen is a browser's delight, filled floor-to-ceiling with kitchen-related bric-à-brac.

Tel:
+60 4 263 5125


Website: muntrimews.com

 

Published on Nov 25, 2011

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