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New Delhi
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was a last minute trip to Penang for client requirement and it being holiday season for children, this was one of the few hotels that had available rooms. The hotel looks dodgy and very old. Every corner of the hotel is asking for renovation. The room was spacious but the age was evident. The bathroom looked very scary to...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good budget hotel, clean and cozy hotel, this property has been around for awhile. Plenty of restaurants and bars surrounding the hotel to keep you busy while exploring the local culture. Do walk behind the hotel to explore some nice wall arts around the streets as well.

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Ko Lanta, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is old and has had its better days probably more than 10 years ago BUT the rooms are huge with a fab view over Georgetown/Penang. Breakfast is a buffet which is okish but nothing fancy. Good location tho.

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Tiruchirappalli, India
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The receptionist asked for returnable deposit fee during checkin [200 ringgets] though we had confirmed booking online. Duno why this practice. We enjoyed the pool during mid day, It was free n peaceful. Room was good and there is good connectivity. Shops n bus stop closeby. Overall good location n service.

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hamilton
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I usually concentrate on the positive first when writing a review, so here goes. Older hotel in a good tourist area with basic but tired rooms. Support staff were good, front desk staff turned a higher rating lower. We used this hotel as a result of a travel company booking. I don't know if this made a difference in our...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Good: 1. Conveniently close to city attractions 2. Front desk were friendly and efficient 3. Many convenient stores opposite/beside hotel 4. Close to good food location (red garden food court behind hotel, sup hameed opposite hotel, line clear along hotel road) Bad: 1. Rooms very old - stuffy smell, remote control and telephone not working 2. People were smoking on...

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Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is dirt cheap so what does these people on here expect? The rooms are clean. The staff are friendly but not very service minded. But it's the same all over Malaysia. No one from taxi drivers to hotel staff to restaurant staff seem to be very service minded. The hotels location is very good with a taxi stand...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is family friendly, the room was clean and was big enough to fit the entire family members. It provided buffet breakfast for the guests (though the choices is limited). It located in the Georgetown city center. So it is convenient for those who drive, where you can reach gurney or komtar in just 15 minutes driving distance.

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My family of 4 adults booked this Hotel due to its excellent location and a nearby hotel did not have family rooms. I've read some negative reviews and had some reservations but due to my husband's limited mobility (he's partially disabled) we opted for convenience as many of the food and heritage locations are nearby. All the bad reviews came...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The hotel is shows it's age, so lots of stuff is kinda breaking. For a similar price one might be able to get better accomodation elsewhere on the same street. Centrally located, so that's a plus. Beds are as hard as any that I've ever slept on.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Continental

Address: 5 Penang Road, George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $49 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Continental 3.5*
Number of rooms: 230
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Also Known As:
Continental Hotel Pulau Penang
Hotel Continental Penang/George Town
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