An Exceptional Luxury Stay At The Edison

The Edison is beautifully situated in one of the loveliest corners in Georgetown, with whimsical touches of heritage.

The Edison

Our time in Penang in January left us deeply enthralled. The award-winning space at The Edison George Town exudes a soulful, timeless design and historical connotation. This hotel blends heritage with modern conveniences and amenities, offering a distinct and personable lifestyle experience. The space is imbued with cultural charm and significance, making it the perfect place to unwind and relax.

Whether you seek luxurious spa treatments or delectable culinary delights, The Edison George Town has something for everyone. Indulge in the personalized service and attention to detail that sets this hotel apart. Join us on an incredible journey to Penang, where the past and present converge in a beautiful tapestry of culture and tradition. The Edison George Town is ready to make your travel dreams a reality.

Located at 15 Lebuh Leith street, within the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the hotel is an exceptional addition to the restoration and rehabilitation of an architecturally rich building in Inner George Town. For much of the past century, the property transitioned through several owners and usage before n its rebirth as a boutique Hotel. It took whimsical touches of heritage blended with the timeless elegance of furniture and furnishings, extending to the modern but traditional elements of quality and charm. 

Discover History at The Edison

Drawing inspiration from the building’s rich past and restoration efforts over the years. The hotel features luxurious and elegant rooms with complete facilities designed in a luxurious style. Through captivating storytelling, eclectic designs, delightful history, and personalized guest experience. The hotel is recognized as the only Penang member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Before the building was transformed into a hotel, The grounds were owned by tycoon Yeo Wee Gark. The house served as his residence with an annexe for servants’ quarters . The building, designed by renowned architect David Nathaniel in 1906, features an elaborate use of stone, metal, glass, and timber that immediately catches the eye. Despite its age, many historical relics have been meticulously preserved, resulting in a captivating mix of history full of character and personality. Today, visitors can still experience the opulence and grandeur of the past in this remarkable building, offering a unique glimpse into the history and legacy of this iconic residence.

Luxurious Comfort

Formerly a British colonial heritage mansion, the generous open spaces welcome travellers with its impressive architecture, attracting interiors and storied corners. Guest are living a lowkey luxury lifestyle, that European life of extravagance and refined, resplendent nor flashy.

Distinctive Guest Service

Head over to The Lounge – which doubles as a breakfast area. It is a welcoming space with lots of personality. Spend the afternoon enjoying a drink, reading a book, or just relax and watch the day go by. In the middle of the main building,  is a courtyard that is worth a stop.

Gracious Hospitality

The Edison exudes a sense of serenity, inviting guests to unwind and relax in the comfort of its luxurious amenities. The Library, situated on the second floor, offers a quiet and functional space where visitors can take a moment to contemplate their day or peruse the bookcases.

In addition to this tranquil retreat, the hotel also boasts a salt-chlorinated swimming pool, the perfect spot for soaking up the sun and enjoying a leisurely dip. For those seeking a more invigorating workout, the pool also provides an excellent opportunity for cardiovascular exercise. Whether you’re in the mood for relaxation or a bit of physical activity, The Edison has everything you need to make your stay truly unforgettable.

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