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TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY LOOKS: Customised modern fixtures in the suites are designed to appear as if they are floating, while the vanity and wardrobe spaces are housed in transparent glass boxes.
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PENANG NOSTALGIA: Each of the five suites has a lush garden forecourt and a private balcony.
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PENANG NOSTALGIA: The lobby with its exposed brick walls, flooring made from recycled Peranakan tiles and the lattice screen ceiling make the area feel cosy.

Living heritage

Five turn-of-the-century shophouses in Penang have been given a new lease of life as a boutique hotel, reigniting the romance of Penang in the 1900s.
Oct 17, 2015 5:50 AM

WITH several conservation projects in his portfolio, is it any wonder that Colin Seah can't walk past an old shophouse without his imagination going into overdrive.

The latest project of the founder/director of Ministry of Design is Loke Thye Kee (LTK) Residences - a small boutique hotel