The historical hotel has 16 bedroom apartments, 5 granite-paved courtyards, 7 staircases and 220 windows. The paradigm Chinese courtyard house has been embellished with Chinese timber carvings and porcelain works, as well as Gothic louvered windows and art nouveau stained-glass panels. The establishment is an edifice of impressive delicacy and awesome in its feng shui subtleties. This inner-city mansion was acquired in 1990 in an extremely dilapidated state. A restoration was carried out and culminated in the project being judged the winner in the UNESCO Heritage 2000 Awards. Guests are welcomed in the lobby and additional amenities include a TV lounge, a dining room, Internet access and there is a car park for those arriving by car.
The hotel is located in the heart of George Town, 30 minutes from Penang International Airport.
For a unique heritage experience, the owner-run hotel offers short- and long-term residential stays in uniquely themed bedroom apartments. These vary in size from the Scholar's Suite and others of equally exotic disposition. All rooms are en suite and feature a shower, a double bed, Internet access, as well as individually regulated air conditioning, ceiling fans and a personal valet service.
Fans of the fairway can visit Padang Lumba Kuda Dan Golf about 5.5 km away. The beach area Batu Ferringhi is about 16 km away.
Breakfast is served each morning.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.