Hard Rock Hotel Penang rocked at its debut in the hospitality Asia platinum awards 2010-2012, Malaysia Series


Hard Rock Hotel Penang, the first Hard Rock Hotel in Malaysia bagged a total of 9 awards at the recent Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) 2010-2012, Malaysia Series held in Kuala Lumpur on 22 November 2010. The Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) 2010 recognizes and rewards members of the hospitality industry at all levels. This new musically themed entertainment beach resort emerged as the award winners in 2 categories and finalist in 7 other categories.


Winner HAPA Best Restaurant and Bar – Hard Rock Cafe Penang
Winner HAPA Best PR/Marcom Personality – Ms Elisa Saw, Marketing Communications Manager


Top 10 HAPA Best 4-Star Hotel/Resort– Hard Rock Hotel Penang
Top 10 HAPA General Manager of the Year – Mr John Primmer, General Manager
Top 10 HAPA Best All-Day Dining Restaurant – Starz Diner
Top 10 HAPA Nightspot of the Year– Hard Rock Cafe Penang
Top 3 HAPA Best Purchasing Department
Top 10 HAPA Best Front Office
Top 10 HAPA Best Concierge

“Receiving these awards at HAPA is definitely awesome recognition for the hotel as well as all our staff from the front and back of the house. At Hard Rock Hotel Penang, we have always believe in the authenticity and individuality of our staff members to create a Rock ‘N’ Roll experience for our guests. Since our opening last year, the hotel has become the place for all – families, young couples, and the young at heart,” says John Primmer, General Manager reflecting on this achievement.

Located at the famous Batu Ferringhi in Penang, Hard Rock Hotel Penang boasts 250 chic rooms and suites with unprecedented views of the hill and sea. The hotel features a modern structural design with a rockin’ edge and memorabilia from rock stars around the world. All rooms are fully equipped with DVD/CD players, 32 inch LCD TV, iPod Docking station, Wi-Fi connectivity, IDD telephones, in-rooms safes, mini bar, hairdryer, coffee/tea making facilities and iron/ironing boards.

For an exceptional dining experience, the hotel features five Food & Beverage outlets, including the famous Hard Rock Cafe serving authentic American food, Starz Diner, an all-day dining restaurant featuring Asian and International Cuisine and the Pizzeria by the poolside. To enjoy a chill out session, relax at The Shack pool bar or at the Lobby Lounge. A wide selection of facilities are also available at the hotel including the Rock Spa, Lil’ Rock Kids Club, Teens Club, a fully equipped gym, Hard Rock merchandise stores and a 26,000 sq ft free-form swimming pool – the largest swimming pool in Penang.

Hard Rock Hotel Penang team with winning trophies at Hospitality Asia Platinum Award (HAPA) 2010-2012, Malaysia Series held at Kuala Lumpur

Hard Rock Hotel Penang was honoured in a total of 9 categories at the Hospitality Asia Platinum Award (HAPA) 2010-2012, Malaysia Series


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