Spacious Vintage Studio Apartments
In the heart of George Town, Penang.


Stay within a historic art-deco era building surrounded by a melting pot of cultures and amazing food in the core zone of bustling George Town, UNESCO World Heritage City.

With an entire floor to yourself, our studios come fully furnished with a kitchen, spacious dining area and seating. Perfect for families and friends of up to 5 people, our apartments are styled with locally found vintage furniture and unique artworks. WIFI is free, along with air-conditioning, hot showers, TV, DVD's, and groceries, stocked for your convenience. 

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No.29 China Street


Our handsome three storey building is home to two Studio Apartments, a Retail Shop and a Gallery.


The First Floor Studio

1200 sqft | open plan living

Big and bright, the studio has everything you need including a kitchenette, ensuite bathrooms, and comfortably fits families and groups of up to five people.

The Top Floor Studio

1400 sqft | open plan living

The airy, spacious suite also accommodates up to five with big areas to lounge and play. Map out your travels or host a dinner party on the 8 seater dining table!

Spice in the City

spices | gifts | books

Our converted Ground Floor studio now hosts the Tropical Spice Garden's retail shop where you can find a plethora of local spices and gifts for friends and family.

Backalley Gallery

a hidden gem

Tucked away in a hidden back lane, The Backalley Gallery is a community space for events and artworks. Coming soon. 

One of the oldest town houses in Penang, with a great history ranging from private residences of Chinese merchants dating back to 1846.  She was home to local traders and businesses in the later 20th century, including an illegal urban bird nest farm. Current owners Rebecca and David Wilkinson began restorations in 2008.

No.29 China Street, 10200 George Town, Penang