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    Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

    Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good37%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “adventure zone” (323 reviews)
    “golden sands” (775 reviews)
    “garden cafe” (96 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Water Park
    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Had a lovely 5 days in the Golden Sands resort. Lots of fun for kids and adults alike. We got upgraded and Meor was very helpful. Definitely ask for a Seaview room 3rd floor and up. Breakfast choice was plentiful but the restaurant was always...More

    Thank Preethi D
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    This is a wonderful place for those with kids. It's basically a kid's paradise and also for the adults too. You and your kids will never get bored in the resort and also all the staffs are extremely friendly.More

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    Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 8 August 2017

    Dear Stewart_Teoh, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback and many thanks for your review. It's a thrill to read that your "Excellent place for kids" comment. We are glad that you had a great time at our resort and happy...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Returning for the 4th year running, the first comment is we still love the place. This is probably close to my 20th visit to the hotel over a near 20 year period and I'm not the most returning guest, there are many more guests with...More

    Thank Ian H
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We are here for four nights in a rear facing room. It is quite large, super king sized bed, settee and all the extras you expect from a hotel of this calibre. The breakfast options are numerous and plentiful. The grounds are lovely, facing out...More

    Thank Rockiealto
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We stay in this Hotel from 20/11/17 till 23/11/17. On the first day check in the room, unpack all our stuff. Place those needed for bathroom use into bathroom .I place my shaver onto left hand side glass top and it just felt down broken...More

    Thank Rodger C
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$105 - US$216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #5 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 387
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Penang >
    • Penang Island >
    • Batu Ferringhi
    • Also Known As
    • Golden Sands Resort By Shangri-La Hotel Batu Ferringhi ,
    • Golden Sands Batu Ferringhi ,
    • Golden Sands Resort By Shangri-La Penang, Malaysia
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    Geak
    11 October 2017|
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    Response from masahiko | Reviewed this property |
    Would suggest to exchange it at major city .. like George Town
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    Karen A
    29 September 2017|
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    Response from Murtaza S | Reviewed this property |
    You would get decent weather still check accu weather for best accurate predictions.
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    Karen A
    28 September 2017|
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    Response from Linda T | Reviewed this property |
    There are plenty of money changers in Penang but u may not get very good rates. Better to change in your own country first. No, USD is not accepted there.
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    "Always take a sea-facing room if possible."
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    "Sea facing rooms have balconies,rear facing rooms have no balconies but are a little larger."
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    "Certainly the seaside."
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    "great for kids with the adventure zone"
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