REST at Straits Quay is located at Penang's very first exclusive marina front residential development with the first 2 floors filled with a wide variety of restaurants with different cuisines and specialty stores. This luxurious self-catered 80sqm one bedroom apartment comes with a large bedroom with en-suite luxurious bathroom, a powder room cum bathroom for the guests, a spacious living room, a well fitted kitchen, washing machine as well as nice balcony overlooking the straits of malacca.
Its is thoughtfully equipped with 2 LED TV as well as a TV with the bath tub, cable TV channels, DVD players and a wide selection of DVDS as well as WIFI. 650 thread count egyptian cotton bedding by hallmark has been specially selected and hotel quality towels are also provided. The kitchen is well equipped for cooking while TESCO is just a 10-15 minutes walk from the apartment. Cleaning services is provided for free 2 times a week (only when you stay for one week and more).
Guests will have full access to the apartment's facility of swimming pools, gym and tennis court. Straits quay now provides free shuttle to Batu Feringghi and Georgetown. A new facility, the water taxi has just recently been launched that shuttles to E&O; a 5 star hotel right in the heart of Georgetown.
The apartment is perfect for 2 adults and 2 children (below 12 years old). Baby cot is available too, subject to availability.
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Our space has been thoughtfully furnished with how we'd like our home away from home to be like! Having travelled quite extensively around the globe, we are trying to provide guests a comfortable space when they are holidaying in Penang!
Guests will have the whole unit to themselves and being a luxurious service apartment, it comes with a few swimming pools, gym as well as the tennis court. One free parking space is also available. Just below the apartment, there are many different types of restaurants, boutiques, salons and also massage parlor!
We will interact as much as the guests wishes us to
Where we are located, it is a new upmarket housing area developed by a renowned developer. It is the first marina facing complex in Penang. Just 10-15 minutes walk from Straits Quay is Tesco a hyper market where u can buy all your basic needs
There is a 102 rapid penang bus that passes right in front of the complex and taxis are very easy to get as well.
One free parking space comes with the unit too. Otherwise, parking is only RM1 for the whole day! Free for 1/2 hour.
From the airport, guests can easily get a taxi and it will cost about RM50-60 to get to straits quay....Read more
Left on 03/10/2014 for a stay in February 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 10, 2014Stayed Feb 2014
Stayed in this apartment for 2 nights but could have easily spent the week here. The first thing you see when you get into the apartment is the gorgeous view of the marina from the large balcony, perfect for relaxing and watching the world go by and quiet and peaceful away from the main town. It's situated right above the Straits Quay shopping mall area so easy access to lovely cafés, shops and restaurants but also only a 10-15 minute drive to the main hustle and bustle of Georgetown where all the legendary street food is.
Tesco is 10mins down the road and there is also a complimentary snack basket and cooking oil and spices if you want to prepare your own meals. Place was clean and very comfy and loved the decor. The hosts being local penangites were super friendly and helpful in terms of the must do/eat things in Penang! It's also right next to a lovely pool that the time we went no one else was there so felt like we had it all to otherselves.
Left on 03/01/2014 for a stay in February 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 1, 2014Stayed Feb 2014
We stayed here for 2 weeks. Me and my wife. We really enjoyed ourselves. We honestly did not expect it to be so impressive. The pictures don't do the place justice, really...
The team managing the place which they call "rest" are very helpful. From the moment we arrived, they were very hospitable. They helped us with a long list of what to do, where to eat and so much more! Their advises kept our time in Penang feel like it's way too short!
"Rest" has one bedroom and 2 bathroom. The ensuite bathroom is huge! It has double sink, a to die for bath tub with a tv attached and a sizable shower! The room is very cosy and we wake up to the best view ever! The sunrise here is just amazing. It makes us want to jump out of bed and go for a long walk by the marina.
The kitchen is also very nice & well equipped. Because we stayed for 2 weeks, some days we just stayed in and made ourselves meals. Tesco is just a 10 minute walk away from where we are. "Rest" have all the spices and herbs ready for us to cook. They even have extra virgin olive oil ready for us! This is very handy because otherwise we have to buy a big bottle...
What we really love is our balcony... the view is just superb. We spend most of our evenings at the balcony with a bottle of wine enjoying the sun setting.
Another bonus to this apartment is that, it is located above a lifestyle mall, Straits Quay and there are many quirky and fun boutique outlets as well as many cafes & restaurants! We wanted to try Penang's street food most of the time but we did have time to have a few of our meals there. We love the bread shop just below us. And my wife loves the Yoghurt shop that sells really nice yoghurt ice cream.
"Rest" at straits quay definitely made our holiday a memorable one. It made us feel like we had our home in Penang and leaving was not easy! We cannot wait to be back!
Thank you to all of you at "rest" for making our trip such a memorable one!
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