The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur Hotel Review: A Flawless Stay in Malaysia

This year I visited Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the third time. For this year’s adventure, I stayed at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur in a large suite. Recently renovated, this hotel left a strong impression on me, the property looks incredible. This magical experience all started at the Kuala Lumpur international airport.

 

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Like the other fine hotels in the city, most of the best are located near the famous Petronas Towers. The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur supplied us with a well-coordinated airport transfer, which I’d recommend you to book. This took about 40 minutes with little traffic and streamlined the entire arrival process.

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I loved the entire design of the property, especially The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur’s public areas. The lobby for example, had several different seating areas, all luxurious, a great first impression. Upon arrival, I received a refreshing welcome drink.

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The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur Hotel Review: A Flawless Stay in Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur Hotel Review: A Flawless Stay in Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

I was happy to finish the check in process and head up to the 17th floor to view my suite for the next three nights. Like my visit to The Ritz-Carlton in Vienna, The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur prepared a very nice welcome amenity including macarons, chocolate, fruit and of course a bottle of prosecco. Cheers Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur!

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The suite was spacious and included a large living room with desk and sofa, a massive bedroom that was partitioned in the middle, two large televisions and two bathrooms!

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The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur Hotel Review: A Flawless Stay in Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

The master bathroom really had that wow factor! This bathroom was massive and was separated into four sections, bath tub, shower stall, vanity and separate toilet area.

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The half-bathroom was located at the entrance of the suite and had a matching style.

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Of course, the room was equipped with an espresso machine and tea facilities.

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The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur Hotel Review: A Flawless Stay in Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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One of my favorite areas of The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur would have to be the gym, multiple pool and spa area, located on the fourth floor. Firstly, the gym was fantastic, with tons of updated equipment and great facilities. Working out there was a delight! After completion of a great daily workout, I would return to the changing rooms, which contained a steam room, sauna and large hot tub. In each of these areas, they offer refreshments like fruit and lemon water, these little touches made me feel warm and fuzzy.

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There is one main pool for regular hotel guests and another pool that spa customers have exclusive access to.

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The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur Hotel Review: A Flawless Stay in Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur’s club lounge is located on the ground floor. The lounge offers all of the usual amenities including specialized daily breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktails and canapes. I must note that the staff at the lounge were excellent! Very personable and just lovely people to interact with. Everyday I enjoyed every bite of food inside of the lounge, and that’s saying a lot!

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The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur Hotel Review: A Flawless Stay in Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur’s main breakfast is located on the first floor, in The Cobalt Room. Looking at all the different types of food will make your head spin! Malaysian cuisine is diverse so you’ll be sure to find a great variety of Indian, Chinese, Western and local Malay cuisine. I especially loved the pickled items, which they have a plentiful amount of.

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One of our days at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur we had a lunch at The Patisserie. There you’ll find a mid-sized lunch menu and also where you can buy fantastic sweets, located in the the front display case. For lunch, we ordered a salad, spaghetti Bolognese and a wagyu beef burger. The burger was incredible! The burger was topped with beef bacon (pork bacon is not common in Malaysia) and onion rings. Everything on this burger fit together perfectly and the meat was super juicy. Highly recommended!

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The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur Hotel Review: A Flawless Stay in Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Even though we were stuffed, we couldn’t help but order a few desserts and sat to enjoy the live music from the afternoon tea. You must read about the afternoon tea experience in a this article. A glorious afternoon indeed!

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Along with The Patisserie and The Cobalt Room, The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur offers a Chinese restaurant named Li Yen and a fine dining restaurant called The Library. I was sure to have a meal at each, read about Li Yen here and The Library here.

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When it was all said and done, I was very sad to leave this flawless property. Not only was the entire offering perfect, but the staff really went the extra mile to offer a very warm and personal touch to the whole experience. Thus far, the Ritz-Carlton in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia is my favorite in the city and I would be very happy to recommend you to visit on your next trip to this great city!

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This year I visited Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the third time. For this year's adventure, I stayed at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur in a large suite. Recently renovated, this hotel left a strong impression on me, the property looks incredible. This magical experience all started at the Kuala Lumpur international airport.…

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Taste - 9.5
Value - 9.5
Feng Shui - 10
Convenience - 9.5
Service - 9.5

9.6

Flawless!

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The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

Hotel

168 Jalan Imbi
Kuala Lumpur, 55100 Malaysia

Phone: +60 3 2142 8000

 


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Best Afternoon Tea in Kuala Lumpur: The Ritz-Carlton

21 Feb 2018

Just go. You don’t need to read the rest of this review, the afternoon tea at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur was spectacular! Okay, I suppose I can give you the details, if you insist. Be sure to read about my stay at the The Ritz-Carlton in Kuala Lumpur in this article also.

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Best Afternoon Tea in Kuala Lumpur: The Ritz-Carlton Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

First, you’ll notice that The Lobby Lounge is simply glorious. It all fit together perfectly and also features live music. This is the type of setting tea is best enjoyed!

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Best Afternoon Tea in Kuala Lumpur: The Ritz-Carlton Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Best Afternoon Tea in Kuala Lumpur: The Ritz-Carlton Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Best Afternoon Tea in Kuala Lumpur: The Ritz-Carlton Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Best Afternoon Tea in Kuala Lumpur: The Ritz-Carlton Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

 

The tea menu was extensive and when it came to food, nothing was skimped on, everything was full and decadent. From the mini-hamburgers to the Reuben sandwich to the egg tart, it was all amazing. Well done Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur! For all of you that really know afternoon tea, you’ll be delighted to know that the clotted cream, jam and scones were on-point.

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The staff that took care of us were splendid. Looking at this afternoon tea as a complete package, it really had it all! Go ahead and treat yourself, enjoy an afternoon tea at The Ritz-Carlton in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Just go. You don't need to read the rest of this review, the afternoon tea at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur was spectacular! Okay, I suppose I can give you the details, if you insist. Be sure to read about my stay at the The Ritz-Carlton in Kuala Lumpur in this…

The Nitty Gritty

Taste - 9.5
Value - 9
Feng Shui - 9.5
Convenience - 9.5
Service - 10

9.5

Splendid!

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The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

Hotel

168 Jalan Imbi
Kuala Lumpur, 55100 Malaysia

Phone: +60 3 2142 8000

 


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The Library Restaurant Review: Fine Dining in Kuala Lumpur

21 Feb 2018

Inside of The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Kuala Lumpur, there’s a fine dining restaurant known as The Library. As one would assume from the name, the interior resembles a library. The restaurant features comfortable furniture and white tablecloths. The library serves a menu of the day, everyday. This boils down to a one-page menu with a handful of choices offered at a set price, pay a little extra and you can enjoy wine-pairing. We made sure to visit during a recent stay at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur hotel.

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The Library Restaurant Review: Fine Dining in Kuala Lumpur Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

The Library Restaurant Review: Fine Dining in Kuala Lumpur Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

The Library Restaurant Review: Fine Dining in Kuala Lumpur Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Our server for the night was Adriana who was a delight. She started us off with a Ritz-Carlton Signature Spritzer cocktail, a refreshing way to start the meal. The first course soon came which was Oyster Beignet. These were deep fried oysters, tasty indeed.

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The next course was a sweet corn and lobster soup. The consistency was rich and creamy and once again very enjoyable. I liked the way this meal was going!

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The Library Restaurant Review: Fine Dining in Kuala Lumpur Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

The Library Restaurant Review: Fine Dining in Kuala Lumpur Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

For the main course we had four options to choose from, however, the 300g Australian Angus sirloin practically jumped out of the menu at me. This giant piece of meat was served on a large wooden platter with a few vegetables, fried potato wedges, roasted garlic, hollandaise sauce, pepper sauce and regular salt. When it comes down to it, all I really need is a nice steak with salt along with a glass of red wine. Adriana must have read my mind because she came to offer us a glass of a 2015 Sister’s Run Shiraz. It was all perfect, just a bit too big for my stomach.

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The Library Restaurant Review: Fine Dining in Kuala Lumpur Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

We didn’t think we could fit anymore food in our bellies, but nonetheless, our desserts were on their way. There were two dessert options, the chef’s selection of the day and the chef’s selection of international cheeses. We went with one of each and ended up getting to choose our dessert from a dessert cart.

Our experience at The Library inside of The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur was wonderful. This meal was a great addition to our lovely stay at the property, which you can read about in a this article. The quality of the food, setting with live music and the service were all top-notch. I can absolutely recommend you to have a dinner at The Library restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!

Inside of The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Kuala Lumpur, there's a fine dining restaurant known as The Library. As one would assume from the name, the interior resembles a library. The restaurant features comfortable furniture and white tablecloths. The library serves a menu of the day, everyday. This boils down to…

The Nitty Gritty

Taste - 8.5
Value - 8
Feng Shui - 9.5
Convenience - 9.5
Service - 9

8.9

Steak time!

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The Library at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

Restaurant

168 Jalan Imbi
Kuala Lumpur, 55100 Malaysia

Phone: +60 3 2142 8000

 

Li Yen Restaurant Review: Top Chinese Food in Kuala Lumpur

21 Feb 2018

Overall, out of the hundreds of restaurants that I have visited around the world, in my experience Chinese restaurants tend to be the most consistent when it comes great food. During my latest trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, I ate at the Li Yen Chinese restaurant inside of The Ritz-Carlton hotel. Li Yen definitely continued this trend of consistent, high-quality flavors. On a side-note, be sure to read about The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur hotel in a this article.

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Li Yen Restaurant Review: Top Chinese Food in Kuala Lumpur Asia Blog Food Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

It was close to Chinese New Year and thus the restaurant was quite busy. A busy restaurant is usually a good sign. We started the meal with hot and sour soup followed shortly after by fried anchovies with lotus root. These two dishes were phenomenal.

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Next was probably the most exciting dish of the evening, which were the Beijing duck served in pancakes. These were already prepared for us, so all we had to do was put them in our mouths and savor. Orgasmic!

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Another top dish of the evening was the lemon fried chicken. The presentation of this dish did not give any hints of the amazing flavor that was discovered after sinking our teeth in. The lemon chicken is a must order dish!

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We ordered a half of Beijing duck, half was used for the pancakes and half was fried with noodles. About now was when the second half was served, and I must say that fried noodles with duck is a new favorite of mine!

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To finish off the evening we went with an order of the mango pudding dessert. Pierre loves a nice, light Chinese dessert. When you’re stuffed, you really can’t be bothered with a heavy dessert. A perfect finish to a great evening.

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The evening went off without a hitch. The classically designed dining room was on point, the food was delicious and the service was excellent. Don’t hesitate, just visit the Li Yen Chinese restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!

Overall, out of the hundreds of restaurants that I have visited around the world, in my experience Chinese restaurants tend to be the most consistent when it comes great food. During my latest trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, I ate at the Li Yen Chinese restaurant inside of The Ritz-Carlton…

The Nitty Gritty

Taste - 9.5
Value - 8.6
Feng Shui - 9
Convenience - 9.5
Service - 8

8.9

Tasty!

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Li Yen at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

Restaurant

168 Jalan Imbi
Kuala Lumpur, 55100 Malaysia

Phone: +60 3 2142 8000

 


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Rock Spa Penang: Amazing Malaysian Massage

19 Feb 2018

One of my favorite styles of massage is Malaysian. Ever since my first Malaysian massage a few years back in Kuala Lumpur, I have always been excited to have another. On my maiden voyage to Penang, Malaysia, I had another opportunity when I visited the Rock Spa located inside of the Hard Rock Hotel, which you can read about here.

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The Rock Spa is set back a bit on the property, surrounded by nature near the ocean. They have options for both indoor and outdoor massage. Outdoor means that you will be inside a villa, and indoor means that you will be in an air-conditioned room. I went for the indoor option.

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They offer many treatments, but of course, I opted for the traditional Malaysian massage. This style of massage focuses on deep tissue work. Every touch is very sensual, and relaxing. Long strokes, working around the areas of tightness help to insure relaxation. I like that they don’t just focus on the part that hurts, instead, they massage all the areas that are related to that part which gives you longer lasting results.

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Indoor, the music was tasteful and the setting was tranquil. My masseuse was a true professional and left me feeling extraordinary!

Rock Spa Penang: Amazing Malaysian Massage Asia Blog Malaysia Penang Spas

The massage I had at the Rock Spa at the Hard Rock Hotel in Penang was one of the best I’ve ever had. The treatment, the facilities and the service, were all top notch. It was refreshing to step outdoor to the beach after the massage. Go ahead, treat yourself, and enjoy a treatment at the Rock Spa at the Hard Rock Hotel in Penang, Malaysia!

One of my favorite styles of massage is Malaysian. Ever since my first Malaysian massage a few years back in Kuala Lumpur, I have always been excited to have another. On my maiden voyage to Penang, Malaysia, I had another opportunity when I visited the Rock Spa located inside of…

The Nitty Gritty

Treatment - 9.5
Value - 8.8
Feng Shui - 9
Convenience - 7.5
Service - 7.5

8.5

Lovely!

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Rock Spa

Spa

Batu Ferringhi, 11100 Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia

Phone: +604 8868 729

 

Hard Rock Cafe Review (Penang, Malaysia)

19 Feb 2018

Believe it or not, my first visit ever to a Hard Rock Cafe was in Penang, Malaysia. This chain of bars and restaurants are notorious for their live music, musical memorabilia and quality food. Hard Rock Cafes focus on classic American fare and after living in Asia for a while, it’s definitely nice to get a taste of the US now and again.

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Hard Rock Cafe Review (Penang, Malaysia) Asia Blog Food Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Cafe Review (Penang, Malaysia) Asia Blog Food Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Cafe Review (Penang, Malaysia) Asia Blog Food Malaysia Penang

When you enter the Hard Rock Cafe Penang, you enter into a world of musical memorabilia! Lots of guitars on the walls, as well as clothing from famous musicians. We were sure to sit close to the stage to enjoy the live music after dinner! I like that the cafes are properly staffed so you’re never left waiting for long.

Hard Rock Cafe Review (Penang, Malaysia) Asia Blog Food Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Cafe Review (Penang, Malaysia) Asia Blog Food Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Cafe Review (Penang, Malaysia) Asia Blog Food Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Cafe Review (Penang, Malaysia) Asia Blog Food Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Cafe Review (Penang, Malaysia) Asia Blog Food Malaysia Penang

We actually ate at the restaurant twice during our stay at the Hard Rock Hotel Penang, which you must read about in this article. Multiple visits meant I got to try a variety of dishes to really give the Hard Rock Cafe Penang’s menu a fair review. My favorite items included their barbecue combo platter, chicken wings and their steak. You can’t always find tangy buffalo wing sauce worldwide, but rest assured, you’ll find it at the Hard Rock Cafe!

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Another feature of the restaurant I noticed was the fact that they offer a very large selection of alcoholic beverages. This can be great if you’re looking for something more peculiar!

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Hard Rock Cafe Review (Penang, Malaysia) Asia Blog Food Malaysia Penang

Throughout the evening, we had great service and really enjoyable food. The band was fantastic, and I was very happy to enjoy them for the evening. We wound down with Oreo cheesecake which was quite dense. When it was all said and done, I had a fantastic evening at the Hard Rock Cafe in Penang, Malaysia and I’m sure you will too!

Believe it or not, my first visit ever to a Hard Rock Cafe was in Penang, Malaysia. This chain of bars and restaurants are notorious for their live music, musical memorabilia and quality food. Hard Rock Cafes focus on classic American fare and after living in Asia for a while,…

The Nitty Gritty

Taste - 8
Value - 8.5
Feng Shui - 7.5
Convenience - 7.5
Service - 8.3

8

Fun and tasty!

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Hard Rock Cafe Penang

Restaurant

Batu Ferringhi Beach, 11100 Penang, Malaysia

Phone: +60-4-8811-711

 

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia

19 Feb 2018

My first ever Hard Rock Hotel visit was in Penang, Malaysia. The Hard Rock brand offers a high-end product with a fun atmosphere. For those of you familiar with Hard Rock Cafes, the service style carries right over to their hotel brand. Located on the Batu Ferringhi beach, the Hard Rock Hotel Penang has a lot to offer. I was excited to discover it all!

 

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Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

After a brief introduction to the Hard Rock Hotel Penang, it was up to the fourth floor to check out my suite. When I opened the door, I immediately noticed the purple carpet with the signature purple light coming from the entertainment center. This drew me into the room and added a unique design flair to the room.

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Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Stepping out to my private balcony, I could see very extensive pools, several water slides, tons of places to relax, and then of course, the beautiful Batu Ferringhi beach.

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Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Other great features of the room included a kitchen area with a large refrigerator, microwave, coffee machine and sink. Also, take note that this suite has massive closet space for storage.

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

In the bathroom you’ll find a large bathtub and shower area, all with a beautiful design.

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Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

When I visit hotels, I practically live in the club lounges. At the Hard Rock Hotel Penang, this was no different. The Hard Rock brand offers their Rock Royalty Level, which is equivalent to a club level at other hotels, and where you’ll find their lounge. The lounge offering includes a buffet and à la carte breakfast, hour-long afternoon tea and hour-long evening cocktails and canopies. The view from the Rock Royalty lounge was a great place to take in the sprawling views.

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Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

For the Rock Royalty breakfast, I can highly recommend you to try their Croque Madame sandwich. All the makings of a typical breakfast sandwich, and extremely tasty! I also enjoyed the roti with egg, served with curry.

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Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

The evening cocktail selection in the Rock Royalty lounge at the Hard Rock Hotel Penang was quite impressive. Not only do they have a lengthy menu, but the staff will also make you almost anything you want. Pair a nice drink with the view, and some of their lovely food, and you’re all set.

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Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

The Hard Rock Hotel Penang offers tons of pools and even water slides for the kids. The gym overlooks one of the more peaceful pools, which brings a nice atmosphere to your workout. A solid amount of equipment in the gym made me happy, I didn’t have to wait to use a treadmill and this allowed me to feel less guilty about eating so much.

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Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Speaking of food and beverages (when am I not?) I had a chance to eat at all of the restaurants at the Hard Rock Hotel Penang, including their Hard Rock Cafe, which you should be sure to read about in this article. Other restaurants included the Pizzeria and Starz Diner.

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

During my stay, I got a chance to try my third Malaysian massage at their Rock Spa, which you can also read about in this article.

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

I was really happy to experience the very unique brand that is Hard Rock Hotels. They put a very interesting twist on high-quality hotels, with more of a casual service style. This property is mostly geared towards people who are interested in having fun and families. If you enjoy a more in-your-face style, party atmosphere, you’ll love the Hard Rock Hotel Penang! Enjoy.

Reserve YOUR room at the Hard Rock Penang now!
My first ever Hard Rock Hotel visit was in Penang, Malaysia. The Hard Rock brand offers a high-end product with a fun atmosphere. For those of you familiar with Hard Rock Cafes, the service style carries right over to their hotel brand. Located on the Batu Ferringhi beach, the Hard…

The Nitty Gritty

Taste - 7.8
Value - 7.9
Feng Shui - 7.4
Convenience - 7.1
Service - 8

7.6

Party time!

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

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Hard Rock Hotel Penang

Hotel

Jalan Batu Ferringhi, 11100 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Phone: +60 4-881 1711

 


Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Review: A Fun Getaway in Penang, Malaysia Asia Blog Hotels Malaysia Penang

3 Steps to Start a Money-Making Blog

05 Feb 2018

Over the past few years of blogging, traveling and eating full-time, I’ve received countless emails asking how to setup a blog and begin making money from it. From reading my other articles, you’ll know that the actual setup process is quite simple (this blog only took me 24 hours to build!) Like with many challenges in life, the hardest part is getting started. Once things are broken down into manageable steps, execution becomes easier. This is why I’ve put together this easy-to-follow guide, to help get you started blogging and making money quickly.

There’s no reason not to build a blog when it’s this easy!


1. Plan and Strategize Your Blog’s Direction

3 Steps to Start a Money-Making Blog Blog Lifestyle

The first step in the process, is choosing your blog’s topic. Consider something you’ll be able to talk about constantly, and won’t get sick of. When I started, I focused primarily on food with the name Pierre Ate It, I quickly discovered that I wanted to incorporate travel as well, and decided to change the name to PIERREBLAKE. Being too narrowly focused can restrict your future direction. Therefore, keep a focus but don’t pigeonhole yourself. Stick to your topic(s) to grow your niche audience which will be more valuable in the future than being too broad. This is why you should choose a name that will allow you a little flexibility on your content, and be attractive to your future audience.


Pro tip: Make sure that your blog’s domain name and social media IDs are available across all major channels (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.) This way it will be easier for people to find you and you’ll appear more professional.


2. Setup Your Blog and Income Streams

3 Steps to Start a Money-Making Blog Blog Lifestyle

If you didn’t know, the fees associated with owning a blog are actually very inexpensive. My favorite host is bluehost, they have plans starting at just a few dollars a month. Once on the bluehost website, click get started now then choose the plan that suits you best.

3 Steps to Start a Money-Making Blog Blog Lifestyle

After you click select on your plan, you’ll be able to register your domain name and proceed to checkout.

3 Steps to Start a Money-Making Blog Blog Lifestyle

Once you’ve paid, your account will be created, and you’ll be able to choose a website theme that fits your brand. This is very important! Keeping your brand’s image professional and consistent, across all channels, will help you stand out from the crowd.

Now, you can also take the time to setup your blog’s income streams. Some of the major ways to make money from blogging are through website advertisements and affiliate marketing. For these, I would recommend Google Adsense and Commission Junction.

For more in-depth, and higher-earning strategies, check out my Blogger Course now!


3. Post Content and Grow Your Income

3 Steps to Start a Money-Making Blog Blog Lifestyle

Once your website is setup, the most important factor in whether your blog will grow an audience and generate revenue or not, is how consistently you post content. This applies not only to your website, but also on social media. If you get lazy, and your posting frequency drops, your entire website following can unravel and thus your chances of making an income. Nobody will follow your blog if you don’t consistently post. Once you’re up and running, you’ll need to focus on consistently posting and engaging with your audience, across all platforms, driving them to view your content, keeping your viewers coming back for more!


Conclusion

3 Steps to Start a Money-Making Blog Blog Lifestyle

As you can see, setting up a blog can be very quick and easy, especially with bluehost. The whole process can be finished in only a few hours, including the setup of your new automated income streams. With the whole process being so simple and affordable, there really is no excuse not to get started today.

Note: I receive a small commission from readers who sign up to Bluehost through my links in this article which helps to power the website. That being said, all opinions expressed are my own and I would never mislead my readers for any financial gain.