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    Hotel Royal Penang

    No. 3 Jalan Larut, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent10%
    • Very good31%
    • Average37%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible8%
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    “noodles” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 455 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I stayed in this hotel for some time while working. Although the location is quite good, being close to a range of eateries and a supermarket, the hotel has three main problems: the building and its maintenance, the staff and the food. The hotel seems...More

    Thank Spinoneviszla
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The hotel located in the center of Georgetown. It took me 5 minutes to Little India and Chinatown by Grab Taxi. However, rooms are very old and you even could find funguses inside. Restaraunt/reception staff was very friendly and helpful. They always willing to help...More

    Thank Asia T
    Response from HotelRoyalPen, Manager at Hotel Royal PenangResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Valued Guest, First and foremost, I wish to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Hotel Royal Penang as your preferred accommodation during your recent trip to Penang. We are most pleased to know that you have had a wonderful stay with us....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    good location but: 1) upon arrival the useless reception girl could not find my reservation. her manager had to be involved. 2) bed linen have NOT been changed from previous guest. 3) requested slippers and new towels. arrived 1 hour later! conclusion: many hotels in...More

    Thank Evan T
    Response from HotelRoyalPen, Manager at Hotel Royal PenangResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Valued Guest, First and foremost, we are pleased that you have chosen to stay with us at Hotel Royal Penang during your recent trip to Penang. We have taken note of all your comments pertaining to our product quality and services rendered by our...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Negative: Very old rooms with lots of funguses in bath tub & wash basin. Bath room and wc very small Break fast is average with less choice of all items. The room we got has full of cockroaches and we ask for a room change,...More

    Thank dxsivabhaskar
    Response from HotelRoyalPen, Manager at Hotel Royal PenangResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Valued Guest, First and foremost, we are pleased that you have chosen to stay with us at Hotel Royal Penang during your recent trip to Penang. We have taken note of your constructive feedback pertaining to our product quality and services rendered by our...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Not good. Toiletteries are without shavers, you have to pay if you want one. Breakfast below par. Room is old, kinda dusty. Definitely avoid this hotel if able to. but to be fair, the location is good.More

    Thank shafiqanuar
    Response from HotelRoyalPen, Manager at Hotel Royal PenangResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Valued Guest, First and foremost, thank you for staying with us during your recent trip to Penang. We regret the unpleasant experience that was mentioned by you, and assure you that we have looked into all your comments pertaining to the quality of our...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$38 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #16 Luxury Hotel in George Town
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 276
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Penang >
    • Penang Island >
    • George Town
    • Also Known As
    • Hotel Royal Penang George Town
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    SereneXavier
    4 January 2017|
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    Response from TravelGal_Munich | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, they have free WiFi.
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    poorvikha
    25 October 2016|
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    Response from Timbermad | Reviewed this property |
    i agree. this hotel is quite ok for extra kids. Just dont ask them
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    Room Tips
    "A high quality of buffet food"
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    "Very old rooms with lots of funguses in bath tub & wash basin. Bath room and wc very small"
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    "The quality and diversity of the "buffet food" is among the best available in Hotels!!"
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