Originally built in the early 1900s, Macalister Mansion
is a restored old English mansion located in George Town, Penang,
Malaysia. The renovation by Ministry of Design transformed the mansion
into a contemporary boutique hotel while preserving the original
Named after Sir Norman Macalister, the British Governor of Penang
from 1808 to 1810, the mansion pays homage to Penang’s colonial past and
its sophisticated lifestyle.
The quirky and unique design features bespoke artwork, and playful and colourful decor.