IHG is set to revitalise and rebrand the former Penang Mutiara Resort
at Teluk Bahang as the InterContinental Penang Resort, with a scheduled
opening for 2025.
The InterContinental Penang Resort will feature 355 rooms and suites,
ranging from one to three bedrooms, plus a private enclave of six
villas, and a Club InterContinental Lounge with views of the Straits of
Facilities include three swimming pools (including a children's
pool), five restaurants and bars. For meetings and events, the hotel
will have 1,000 sqm of events space, including a glass marquee and
private lawn for garden weddings and special occasions.
Wellness will be a particular highlight, as the hotel will offer a
holistic wellness village housing 10 treatment villas, a yoga studio,
and a relaxation pavilion, all within a development surrounded by
Angsana trees that will be protected during the construction process.
Located in close proximity to the Teluk Bahang Fishing Village,
Penang National Park and the Penang Tropical Spice Garden, the
InterContinental Penang Resort is a 30-minute drive from central
The property is owned by THR Hotel (Penang), a subsidiary of Tradewinds Corporation.
InterContinental Penang Resort will be the second InterContinental
hotel in Malaysia, after InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, and together
with the upcoming Holiday Inn & Suites Penang Prai will make up
IHG's Penang portfolio.
IHG possesses a steady growth pipeline in Malaysia, with 10 hotels
set to open in the next three to five years, including Crowne Plaza Kota
Kinabalu, Crowne Plaza Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Hotel Indigo Kuala
Lumpur on the Park, Kimpton Kuala Lumpur and Regent Kuala Lumpur.