Beautifully restored. As it is a hotel, you are allowed only to take the photos outside and in the lobby.
About Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
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.... however, what you see is limited. The tour in its self was very informative and interesting, however, the only parts of the home open to be seen are the entrance hall, courtyard and upper balcony as the rest has been turned into a hotel...More
There are only three sessions for tourists per day, so make sure you confirm the timings so as not to be disappointed. We attended the 11am tour and it was in English. Expect quite a lot of story-telling about the mansion and the owner. A...More
I went to the 2pm tour time slot. The guide did a great job in explaining how the late owner earned his fortune in China to build this huge mansion in Penang and also bring us to see the the areas and the rooms. I...More
A wonderful glimpse back in time and history. This house has been well restored. We have visited a number of times and learnt something new every time, obviously no preset blurb to 'spew out' at tourists. The history of the house and it's origin is...More
A gracious, well appointed historic property we would highly recommend to all. Centrally located to the historic sights of Georgetown, good food, shops and street art. We stayed in the garden Nanyang room which was close to the pool. The room is quiet and large...More
If you like a little history or decor for pictures it's a pretty good place. The price is a little too much to me personally for what it offered, but no doubt its a nice place to look at.
It's a wonderful place to visit and the tour guide was wonderful in explaining the history of the house. This location was used in a movie called the blue mansion directed by glen goei. The place has an eerie feeling to it which adds the...More
Step back in time and learn about culture and history. The 'Blue Mansion' as it is popularly called is a very interesting and noteworthy place to visit when in Penang. Again, it gives a sense of nostalgia and opens one's eyes to a different era...More
This has to be in your bucket list. But if you can't as yet, take their tour. It's really a walk down history lane. The architecture is fantastic and how it all comes together with the different areas of the house to the centre and...More