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Standard Double Room with Attached bathroom. Uniquely design .
East Indies is a distinctive boutique heritage property in the heart of the UNESCO Heritage Core Zone in Georgetown.
This former residence of Koh Lay Huan, a founding father of Penang, has been painstakingly restored to transport guests back in time to reside in the private mansion of a prominent wealthy merchant in 18th century Penang. The history of the House of Koh Lay Huan and its restoration process are carefully documented and available for guests to peruse.
Surrounding two tranquil internal courtyards, each of the seven luxuriously curated and air-conditioned suites is spacious and private. Beautifully appointed antique furnitures, historical relics, artworks and books immerse guests in the storied history of this romantic heritage masterpiece. Completing the property is a large central dining area and functional kitchen quarter in the rear of the house.
Perfectly located on China Street, also known as "Tua Kay" or Main Street in the Chinese Hokkien dialect, East Indies is within walking distance of major heritage icons in Georgetown. The area is known for being Georgetown's melting pot of ethnic diversity and the cultural heartbeat of Penang.
Our hosts are ready to help personalize an exclusive journey through Penang's rich cultural heritage, starting with an exclusive stay in a living, breathing piece of history - East Indies: The House of Koh Lay Huan
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