Re-opening of Eastern & Oriental Hotel’s iconic Heritage Wing


The Grand Dame Reopens!

The Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang

After an extensive refurbishment exercise which began in March 2019, the Eastern & Oriental Hotel officially announces the much-anticipated re-opening of it’s Heritage Wing. We got a special media sneak peek! 🙂

E & O Hotel’s impressive Christmas tree under the echo dome

Key elements of the hotel such as the echo dome which has become part of the E & O Hotel’s identity is maintained during the upgrading works. Keeping to it’s historical grandeur, the newly refurbished Heritage Wing features suites in a brighter concept with more natural light while retaining the signature twin vanities and long bath. In addition, the Heritage Wing now provides a more personalized experience with pre-arrival services, in suite check-in and round-the-clock butler service.

Heritage Wing reception area which was recently featured in a very popular movie…can you guess which?
Heritage Wing Reception area
Inviting reception area with more lounging space
Refurbished Heritage Wing Suite
Twin vanities and long bath in the suite
Refurbished suite at Heritage Wing in a softer color scheme
In-suite decanters with premium selected Gin, Whisky and Vodka available complimentary
Narumi Bone China tea cups in the suites
Complimentary seasonal fruits (I love that there is a small noted describing the fruit)

Heritage Wing guests are also entitled to exclusive privileges including access to The Cornwallis – a private lounge offering breakfast & complimentary evening canapes and cocktails. The Heritage Wing pool is also only open to guests staying at the Heritage Wing.

The Hotel General Manager Alison Fraser said that the team aims to provide guests with a new level of luxury experience when they stay with them.

The Cornwallis – exclusive lounge for guests staying at the Heritage Wing
The Cornwallis
The Cornwallis
Heritage Wing pool

Host of privileges that can be enjoyed by a Heritage Wing suite guest include:-

  • Round-the-clock butler service
  • Hot breakfast at The Cornwallis or at Sarkies
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary in-suite minibar with premium selected beverages
  • Complimentary evening amenities in-suite
  • Complimentary seasonal fruits (daily)
  • Complimentary evening canapes and cocktails at The Cornwallis
  • Exclusive use of Heritage Wing pool
  • Early check-in and late check out (subject to availability)
  • Complimentary Laundry & Pressing service (3 pcs per stay)
  • Nespresso machine and tea station
  • Choice of local newspaper (English, Malay or Chinese)
  • 2 hour boardroom usage (subject to availability)
Love the light fixture along the walkway leading to the Heritage wing pool
Heritage Wing hallway

A new art colonnade is also situated along the hallway outside The Cornwallis showcasing artworks by local photographer Howard Tan from now until the end of January 2020

Along with the refurbished suites and facelifts, the Heritage Wing introduces new culinary experiences celebrating classic and heritage flavours with 3 new dining outlets – Palm Court, Java Tree and Farquhar’s Bar.

Palm Court
Palm Court
Palm Court
Java Tree
Java Tree
Java tree
Java Tree
Farquhar’s Bar
Farquhar’s Bar
Farquhar’s Bar
Farquhar’s Bar

The Grand Ballroom at E & O Hotel which has been host to a plethora of weddings and events now sports a new look, somewhat Parisian-style, but still keeping to the hotel’s timeless elegance

Grand Ballroom
Grand Ballroom

The Heritage Wing will be receiving guests from 20th December 2019 onwards.

For more information & bookings, do visit the hotel’s website.

Eastern & Oriental Hotel

10, Lebuh Farquhar, 10200 Penang

TEL: 04-222 2000 (General Line)


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