The SpaceThe one-bedroom condo apartment (950 square feet) is outfitted with a spacious master bedroom with a king-sized bed, leather reclining chair, and bathroom with bathtub, wall-TV, and an overhead shower. There is an additional bathroom connected to the living room area. The furnished living room has comfortable seating with a TV (with English cable channels) and large windows. There is also a large corner balcony and outdoor seating for ultimate relaxation. This unit also features a full kitchen, washer and dryer, iron and ironing board, and hairdryer.
This unit is well-suited for single occupancy, a couple, or a family with young children (two small mattresses will be provided upon request).
WiFi access is included, as well as a collection of books and DVDs. Towels and linen sheets will be provided. A free parking spot and cleaning service for a small fee is available, upon request.
(Just for your information, construction of a new building has started in the adjacent lot.) ***UPDATE October 24th 2016 ~ The windows in the unit have been changed and this has greatly decreased any noise. Please do not hesitate to ask us should you have any questions about this!*** Guest AccessThe facilities at Marina Suites at Straits Quay are stellar! Guests have access to a beautiful infinity-pool that is located in a terrace lined with frangipani trees. There is a children's pool and bathroom and showers for residents and guests. There is also a tennis court, fully-equipped gym, outdoor seating, and lounge seats.
On each floor, there is a lounging area with several sofas and a marina and ocean view.
The Marina Suites at Straits Quay is a development by the famous E&O Hotel Group and touts incredible design and aesthetic sentiments. The unit is located right above easily-accessible waterfront restaurants, cafes, bars, boutiques, massage parlors, hair salons, bike rental, and Sam's Groceria (a grocery store with local and Western goods). Tesco and other restaurants are less than a ten minute walk away.
Our corner unit is on the top-floor with mountain views. Interaction with GuestsWe are readily available via (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN), email, or a text message. We are located less than 10 minutes away and will do all we can to make sure you are comfortable during your stay. The NeighborhoodThe neighborhood around Straits Quay is very clean, safe, and convenient in its closeness to restaurants and other amenities.
Spend your time enjoying a drink on the balcony. Or perhaps you'd rather spend your afternoon relaxing in the living room, with the ocean breeze blowing through the windows. Or you might want to head downstairs to enjoy a classy meal or listen to live music at a pub by the water. Take the kids to Straits Green, a free and clean water play area walking distance from the apartment. And don't forget to enjoy a walk day or night by the water, on paved walkways. Getting AroundRapid Bus line 102 picks up minutes from the unit. Rapid Bus line 101 picks up across from Tesco (about 10 minute walk). There is a Penang Hop and Hop Off bus stop for the beach route a few steps outside the unit! There is also easy access to taxis right outside the unit. A free shuttle van to Batu Feringghi and Georgetown is available for residents. There is also transport to E&O Hotel in Georgetown via a water taxi (11:30 am and 6:30 pm on weekdays and 11:30 am and 7:30 pm on weekends, with a 20-minute journey time).
Our unit is in a wonderful location as it is located in between Georgetown and Batu Ferringhi, and down the road from Gurney. Spend a few days exploring the historical UNESCO city and a few more walking along the beaches or checking out The Tropical Spice Garden, The Penang Butterfly Farm, or ESCAPE Theme Park on the other side of the island. Other Things to NoteJust for your information, construction of a new building has started in the adjacent lot.
***UPDATE October 24th 2016 ~ The windows in the unit have been changed and this has greatly decreased any noise. Please do not hesitate to ask us should you have any questions about this!***