The mansion’s distinctive indigo-blue outer wall earns it the nickname ‘The Blue Mansion’.


Built in the 1880s by the wealthy Cheong Fatt Tze, the award-winning mansion is a combination of Su Chow Dynasty period architecture, English fittings and Art Nouveau stained glass windows, with careful attention to feng shui, the Chinese art of geomancy. The mansion also serves as a boutique hotel, offering a truly unique heritage experience.

The transcendental quality and timelessness of the mansion has been perfectly poised for over a century on firm foundations of architectural, cultural and historical superlatives. Here, time comes to a halt as you meander along the mansion and revel in the harmonious medley of history and culture.

In this place, you will find all modern comfort set against a backdrop of genuine old world charm, including an exquisite dining experience at Indigo restaurant, a courtyard dining room, and an idyllic terrace. There are daily guided mansion tours that give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the history behind the mansion and its architecture The Blue Mansion is centrally located at 4km from the Gurney Drive seafront promenade, 9km from Kek Lok So Buddhist temple, and just a 5-minute walk to Chine Town and other significant heritage spots in Penang.