December, a month for school holidays and seasonal celebrations, is also a time for family vacations. With crystal coastlines, thickly forested hills, and beautiful beaches, Penang is never short of stunning sights. Coupled with its temperate weather, the island is just the vacation spot for some family quality time.
Situated just 45 minutes from Penang International Airport, the award-winning resort is just a 20-minute drive away from Georgetown, the heart of the island. Nestled in the tranquil stretch of Batu Ferringhi, family holidays just got a whole lot better with DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang. Here’s why:
A Family Suite or Room, customised just for guests.
A stay at the Family Suite, the seafront-facing 1,076 sq. ft. suite comes with a furnished terrace, comprising one King Room and one Twin Room which can accommodate up to six people and is suitable for family with kids. The two-bedroom suite has a separate living area, a combined corridor with ample room for children to run and play, and stretch of balcony overlooking the sea with sundeck chairs and a dining table.
Alternatively, the luxe Family Room is a 689 sq. ft. generous space for parents to unwind and relax, and for children to play together. Ideal for families, these rooms can be connected to create a spacious Family Room with a furnished balcony, whilst having friends or family next door in a second twin room with sofa bed via a private hall-way for undisturbed comfort.
The spacious room can be customised based on parents or their kids’ preference such as tented adventures (pitched teepee tents for kids), to a personal bowling alley, a mini golf course, a movie (projector and screen) or karaoke bar setting, this is the home away from home guests won’t be forgetting any time soon.
On-property babysitting services and Kids’ Club activities
Upon arrival, children can take a photo experience with Cookie Teddy. Parents can relax while kids play, thanks to the on-property babysitting services and exciting Kids’ Club activities. The resort is also home to Malaysia’s first teddy bear-themed museum, TeddyVille, where the little ones can enjoy complimentary access (up to 3 kids per family), visit the cultural features of Penang, and make their own teddy to bring home.
Children can take advantage of the outdoor recreation space and in the children’s pool with a sandy play area, providing endless hours of fun and leisure for both parents and kids.
Have some fun in the sun with creative dining options for adults and children
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang has direct access to Miami Beach, an excellent spot for an afternoon in the sun. Guests can enjoy a specially packed picnic basket with a variety of freshly baked pastries, sandwiches, local specialties, and even DoubleTree’s signature Chocolate Chip cookies to munch on while making memories.
From a live cooking kitchen, a la carte offerings, and even a dedicated Kids’ Corner for breakfast, DoubleTree’s Makan Kitchen, the all-day dining restaurant, offers a myriad of local and international fare whipped up by the talented in-house chefs to satisfy any cravings.
Complimentary shuttle to the best spots in town
Penang is a cornucopia of heritage spots and educational opportunities for children. From the renowned UNESCO Heritage Site, Georgetown to follow the mural trail; to getting up close and personal with butterflies at Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm; or one of the many homegrown markets studded throughout the island for an introduction to local produce and one-of-a-kind souvenirs, a stay at the resort includes access to the complimentary shuttle to some of the most interesting spots on the island.
Stay from RM250nett per night in a guest room or from RM550nett per night for a Family Room with 2 bedrooms and a balcony.
DoubleTree is inviting anyone who is interested to participate in any of the activities listed above by calling ‘0’ for CareLine and share their request with DoubleTree’s lovely personnel or speak to the team members at the front desk who are able to assist you with any arrangements you might need.
For more information, call +604 892 8000 or drop them an email at [email protected]