Come 2009, the island of Penang will be rocking and rolling when Malaysia’s first Hard Rock Hotel throws opens its doors. The property, which is currently undergoing construction, will deliver a unique product which aims to infuse new excitement and energy into the popular holiday destination.
Hard Rock Hotel Penang is the third Hard Rock Hotel in Asia and also the third to be managed by HPL Hotels & Resorts, with the other two being Bali, Indonesia and Pattaya, Thailand.
Fronting the beaches of Batu Ferringhi, Hard Rock Hotel Penang will offer 252 musically-themed guestrooms, with most configured as deluxe rooms with sea, hill, and garden views; the lagoon view rooms come with direct pool access. There will also be nine studio suites and one Kings’ suite.
Four food and beverage outlets are planned for the resort, which will include a Hard Rock Cafe, an all-day dining restaurant and a bar/lounge. Facilities include a full service luxury spa, a fully equipped gym, a specialized Lil’ Rock Kids Club. Hard Rock Hotel Penang will also offer guests a main trademark of the Hard Rock Hotel experience, that is, an incredible oversized free-form pool totaling 2,400 square metres, complete with sand islands, water slides and poolside cabanas.
Source : TravelWeekly
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