Crowne Plaza Penang Butterworth Straits City will be opening its
doors in 2024 as the flagship hotel for Straits City, anchoring the
upscale mixed-use development on Butterworth Penang's waterfront.
Owned by STC Property Management, the developer of Straits City, and
managed by IHG, the 343-room Crowne Plaza Penang Butterworth Straits
City will overlook the Straits of Penang, while Georgetown is a
half-hour drive away.
The hotel, which will mark the first phase of the Straits City
development, will be equipped with a retail podium, as well as extensive
Envisioned as a "Future City", Straits City, a project master planned
by The Straits Trading Company and Malaysia Smelting Corporation,
incorporates green technologies and features such as pedestrian-link
bridges, walkways, and cycling paths spanning its total of 16 hectares
promoting sustainable living and spaces designed for communal
The development is strategically located a mere five-minute drive to
Penang Sentral, the northern region transportation hub of Malaysia, and
easy access to all major roads and highways in the area, including the
Butterworth Outer Ring Road.