• Service & Concierge

    Airport transfer
    Bicycle rental
    Travel information
    Limousine & Car rental
    Assist Visa application for Thailand
    Travel arrangements for Penang & other Malaysian destinations
  • Cintra Breakfast
    & Laundry

    We provide breakfast from our ala carte menu.
    Laundry is available surcharges apply.


Cintra Café

Welcome to
CINTRA HERITAGE HOUSE ( Café & Hotel )

Our History CINTRA HERITAGE HOUSE- The building are shop houses featuring the Southern Chinese Eclectic style and which was built around 1840 -1900’s and once served as a Hair Dressing Saloon for the Japanese Officers and local administrators of Penang during the Post period from 1940’s – 1960 ‘s

It building style feature Chinese influences on the carved Timber Doors, Air vents, Air wells, Gable end. European and Indian influence on the Louvered shutters, U or V –shaped terracotta tiles.

The Cintra Heritage House occupies 4 link-shop houses that have been beautifully restored by master craftsmen mostly done by hand to what it looks like as of today. It’s location is at lot No. 1, 3, 5 & 7, Cintra Street off Chulia Street, Penang.

In 2011, Melynda Soon together with Properties Owner collaborated to rebuild and refurbish this eclectic property as a heritage boutique hotel. With the unique skills of our master craftsman, all beautiful wooden shutter type windows at the front of the hotel were restored without any nails and remain its Anglo-Chinese architectural at most intact. Each room or suite is individually furnished with antique cabinets, benches and chairs with personal collections of Mdm. Melynda Soon.

All rooms feature luxurious & comfortable wooden beds and retro furniture of the early 1900 mostly made of Jati ,Teak or Meranti hardwood.

We have chosen names of the Heritage streets to give each room a sense of Heritage identity. Maintaining spacious rooms, airy air well and corridors.


Our Surrounding CINTRA HERITAGE HOUSE was strategically surrounded by the old city of Georgetown, Penang which was founded in 1786 by Captain Francis Light. A fascinating fusion of the East and West, Penang embraces modernity while retaining its traditions and old world charm. These are reflected in its harmonious multiracial populace and well-preserved heritage buildings which led to George Town being accorded a listing as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site recently.


Our Philosophy CINTRA HERITAGE HOUSE aims to bring you the wholesome experience of the Heritage of the colonial era. We would like to pamper you with our personalized service in hospitality to make your stay most memorable stay in Penang, show the spirit of the Malaysian hospitality from the first moment you step into our property.


Vision Statement To be one of the choice for a unique Heritage Hotel brand experience in Malaysia over the next two years.


Mission Statement CINTRA HERITAGE HOUSE Cafe & Hotel, will aim to provide a PERSONALISED Level of EFFICIENT service to our guests.

Our handpicked team with their multi-cultural charm will aim to provide an unforgettable Heritage Hotel Cultural experience at Cintra Heritage House.