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Seven Terraces

Seven Terraces in Penang is a romantic luxury hotel -in restored pre-war shophouses- celebrating the city's history, offering antique splendor, peaceful seclusion, and a prime city center location near iconic attractions and hawker stalls.

Nestled in the heart of Penang's city center, Seven Terraces is a romantic luxury hotel that seamlessly blends antique splendor with modern comfort. It's a tribute to Penang's rich history and culture, making it an ideal choice for travelers seeking a unique and culturally immersive experience. Situated just around the corner from the historic Guan Yin temple and within easy reach of Chulia Street's famous hawker stalls and Love Lane's vibrant bars, Seven Terraces boasts an unbeatable location. Despite the bustling surroundings, the hotel's architecture creates an oasis of peace and tranquility. Access to the elegantly decorated rooms is through a private courtyard, and the main entrance is located on a serene lane. The hotel is a meticulously restored row of pre-war shop houses, each detail thoughtfully designed to evoke Penang's heritage. Antique enthusiasts will delight in the abundance of period features, from tall wooden doors to traditional floor tiles and a charming winding staircase. Owner Christopher Ong, drawing on his own Peranakan roots, has curated a captivating collection of antique furniture and trinkets that adorn every corner of the hotel. Even breakfast is a nod to the past, served on delicate chinaware. Seven Terraces offers a range of amenities, including a small pool and lounge for lazy afternoons, al fresco dining, and complimentary afternoon tea featuring delicious Nyonya kuih. There's also an on-site antique shop and a selection of books for those curious about local history. The guest rooms continue the antique theme with ornate furniture and rich textiles. Highlights include aged wooden floorboards crafted from recycled timber and luxurious four-poster beds. The bathrooms are impressively spacious and feature rain showers. Accommodation options include duplex suites for couples and larger suites designed for families or groups. All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with modern conveniences such as a TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, Bose speakers, shower amenities, and bathrobes. The culinary offerings at Seven Terraces are equally delightful. Breakfast, freshly prepared by the hotel's chef, features a range of options from Western favorites like eggs Benedict to local dishes like nasi lemak. For lunch and room service, a menu offers diverse choices, including beef burgers, Chinese pork mantou, and chicken schnitzel. In the evenings, the Kebaya restaurant serves a gourmet Indochinese set menu, complemented by a beautifully styled bar where a resident mixologist crafts specialty cocktails. Please note that Seven Terraces is not wheelchair-friendly due to a small lift and wooden thresholds at room entrances and infants under 3 years of age are not allowed.
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