Cititel Penang

(7 minutes walking distance to the Congress Venue)

An architectural landmark by itself in the city and standing a magnificient 16-storey high in the heart of George Town, Penang, is the 4-star Cititel Penang, the best propositioned hotel in Penang Island. Strategically situated within Upper Penang Road (UPR), in the city’s heritage enclave of George Town, Penang, Malaysia, Cititel Penang offers 451 comfortably and well-appointed guestrooms of various categories with panoramic sea views and heritage views of the city, the north and south channels including the iconic Penang Bridge. Browse to Official Website

Bayview Georgetown Hotel

(2 minutes walking distance to the Congress Venue)

Bayview Hotel Georgetown, Penang is nestled at the heart of the banking and commercial centre and in its radius are shopping, food and historical places. Its charming capital, Georgetown, is a magical combination of heritage architecture, colourful festivals with sumptuous culinary treats, all imbued in a culture of small-town friendliness. Browse to Official Website


Continental Hotel

(5 minutes walking distance to the Congress Venue)

Discover a hub of comfort and convenience in central George Town, Penang which is also known as the “Pearl of the Orient. Hotel Continental is strategically located within the Penang Road, a central location with convenient access to the heart of the city. The hotel offers 231 rooms and suites looking out the views of the historical city of George Town. Browse to Official Website

Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

(5 minutes walking distance to the Congress Venue)

A Grand Mansion conceived and constructed by a Grand Man; an eminent edifice which History calls Home; a peerless representation of the Paradigm Chinese Courtyard House – the Cheong Fatt Tze “Blue” Mansion has been perfectly poised for over a century on firm foundations of architectural, cultural and historic superlatives. Essentially an ‘heirloom with rooms’, today, the Mansion readily bequeaths its charms to visitors who are able to indulge in Exclusive Heritage Homestays; **Guided Tours; and Tailored Functions on its premises. Reputedly the favourite home of the “Last Mandarin and First Capitalist of China”, the Mansion is undoubtedly the favourite home of George Town. Browse to Official Website


Seven Terraces

(20 minutes walking distance to the Congress Venue)

This newly opened small private hotel of only 18 suites is by the award-winning hoteliers Karl Steinberg and Christopher Ong. (Winners of the 2007 UNESCO Award of Distinction for heritage conservation and regular Conde Naste Hot List nominees). They have converted a grand row of seven C19th Anglo Chinese terraces, in one of Penang’s finest and most intact heritage streets, into a romantic, beautiful and timeless retreat, perfectly positioned in the very heart of the World Heritage Site, next door to the 1810 Goddess of Mercy Temple and just a few minutes walk from all the major icons. It successfully captures and celebrates the spirit of this world heritage town and its unique peranakan culture. Browse to Official Website