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Eastern & Oriental Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Eastern & Oriental Hotel in Penang is a grand hotel with great services. However, the room needs more maintenance due to wear and tears. All rooms face the Sea which make this a very special hotel. Breakfast has good selection

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had an amazing time and was upgraded on arrival. The room was outstanding! Service was amazing throughout. Wish I stayed more than 1 night. Only one small problem to pool misses the afternoon sun just due to location.

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1Thank Sinead B
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved it so much the first time came back again in late April 2017 for another holiday. We love Penang and Georgetown and staying at the E&O tops it off. We stayed in the new wing again, the accommodation is so reasonably priced - great value. Both pools are great, service is outstanding! I would highly recommend the cooking class...

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1Thank Jennifer A
Malaysia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful heritage hotel that lives up to the name and standard. Clean common areas and room. Beautiful sunset view by the sea. Good breakfast. Love the juice station. The pool was not so huge but good enough. Room price isn't cheap so you don't get cheap service too. There was even welcoming fruits in the room, soft drinks besides bottled...

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1Thank J Y
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had such a fantastic stay at the E&O. It will not disappoint you. The service is top notch, we were really well looked after and felt we were staying in an oasis within the lovely Georgetown. We stayed mainly in the new annex but had one night in a suite in the original part of the hotel. Both were...

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1Thank lesmcnulty69
Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here, in the Heritage Wing, with my sister at the end of our Malaysian holiday. It was just brilliant. Our room overlooked the pool and the sea and was lovely, very spacious and the bathroom was huge. The staff could not have been nicer, more attentive or helpful. Breakfasts were amazing with a huge choice and variety of foods...

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1Thank Lyn C
Malaysia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Liked the classic hotel style. Generally, I am happy with the services provided by their staffs during my stay there last week. However, the buffet breakfast selections are limited and the menu did not change at all everyday. It would be good to introduce more varieties. Also, the WIFI/internet service was really bad. Firstly, it was really hard to get...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed at this hotel with my husband, brother&sis in law and a couple of friend last week. We booked for 4D/3N at the Heritage Wing. This hotel have 2 building, heritage and annex. The room is very spacious and comfortable, with separate living room and our rooms are sea view. The facilites in the room is very complete and...

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1Thank PURIN25
Melbourne
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had our wedding in this hotel recently (20/5/17), in the grand ballroom and it was unforgettable. The staffs were very friendly, professional and helpful. We love the decorations that has British influence & the history behind it. The event was well managed by the hotel team members & my guests were very pleased. We stayed in the hotel for...

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1Thank MKBEH
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Overall, I'm quite happy with the room and hotel which was quite impressive. We stayed 2 nights at the old wing and it was a bit of a distance to walk to the main building but that's ok. Foods served, however, to me, were only moderate only.

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is the embodiment of both a special time and a special place. For well over a century, this remarkable hotel - known simply as 'The E&O' to generations of travellers - has stood as a testament to the grand elegance of the British colonial era. In many ways, it has also come to represent Penang itself; its story inextricably woven into the island's history, its traditions an indelible part of many a traveller's treasured memory, its name synonymous with the magical island once known as The Pearl Of the Orient. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Address: 10 Farquhar Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $151 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Eastern & Oriental Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
Eastern Oriental Georgetown
Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang/George Town
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#1 Business Hotel in George Town
#2 Family Hotel in George Town
#2 Luxury Hotel in George Town
#3 Romantic Hotel in George Town
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