Cititel Hotel Management (CHM) is expected to open two new properties in Penang’s George Town by 4Q2014.
The Wembley - A St Giles Premier Hotel, Penang, a four-star property with 415 rooms, will house a grand ballroom with a seating capacity of 1,200 pax, several meeting rooms, a café, a swimming pool, a gymnasium, a health centre, an executive lounge and a helipad that will mark the first for a Penang hotel as well as in the northern region of Malaysia.
Adjacent to the hotel will be the 234-room Cititel Express Penang, the third Cititel Express after Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu.
Located on Magazine Road in the heart of the city’s commercial and government district, the development will also include retail shops, restaurants, a food court and car park bays for more than 500 vehicles.
Both hotels boast easy access to shopping complexes and UNESCO-listed cultural and historical sites in the vicinity.