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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really enjoyed our time at Holiday Inn. Became an IHG member and booked direct on their website going for a room with a balcony. This was fantastic, we had an excellent view and it faced the sunset so relaxing at the end of the day with a drink was lovely. The room was cleaned daily and was nice and spacious....

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Staff is very helpful, hospitable and glad to help. Rooms are clean and well managed. Wifi is very good. The best part of the hotel is the location. Very strategic. Though the property is split in two each across the road but they have a skybridge, and is quite convenient. The lobby is nice and the evening arrangements, music...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Hemal_HR_Mehta” A pleasure having you and your family at our hotel and thank you for taking the time to write a review for us highlighting our team and great WiFi to stay connected with the ones not joining you on the vacation. We will share your review with our team to take note on the add on's you highlighted...

Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Can't fault the staff, however the hotel is in need of a refurb for sure. Biggest let down is poolside; never enough loungers and even fewer cushions. Another strange thing is the pool attendants keep dropping the parasols. I asked about putting them back up but said too windy; barely a breeze and no where to shade from the Sun....

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “aceebee” Appreciate your time write a review for our hotel and thank you for highlighting our great location in Batu Ferringhi and our team service delivery. Our Resort is getting constantly upgraded and I am happy to say that following the positive changes that we have already made within the Resort, from the fully renovated Terrace Café restaurant, new...

Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room was upgraded because I'm a IHG member. Kids received a set of stationery (color pencil & activity book) upon check in. Family room is spacious, a separate bed/ room for parents & kids. Family room is located at the new wing, hv to cross opposite the road for breakfast & pool. Breakfast was great. Kids pool is slightly small....

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “datin_tan” I am delighted with your great review and thank you for taking the time to write this kind words and highlighting our family fun at our hotel. As you have stayed in April last year, you should make a visit again and explore our new interactive PlayLab/kidsclub. We have opened stage one and from March to June we...

Safety Beach, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a room in the Tower with a Balcony. It was a generous size for 2 adults, great bathroom with the best shower. Super comfortable bed and pillows which gave us a very good nights sleep. Lovely and very caring room attendant Amin, went out of his way to please and kept the room in tip top order. All...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “51Gail” It is so nice to read your feedback and we are all so pleased that we managed to provide you with a memorable time. Thank you for highlighting Armin who looked after your room and we will recognize him accordingly to look after you. We look forward to have you back on your next visit to Penang. Sincere...

Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just had four fabulous weeks here. Excellent room and view, super bathroom, high quality varied breakfast and good food. The general manager Dominic and his second in command Susie were very friendly, helpful and smiley as were the rest of the staff. Lovely. The odd upset was caused by a few Brits who would claim loungers by the...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear Bob and Rose It was such a pleasure having you back with us and glad you enjoyed your stay again and refresh some memories of the past. We look forward to see you on your next travel back to Penang. Never say never…. as you have proved us. Thank you for recognizing Susie for all her effort she is...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

So I have to start with why the experience wasn't great. It took 2 hours to check in & they only showed us 3 rooms. Unfortunately these were smoking & overlooking a road & these things don't work with young kids. The reception staff were very flustered but not very caring as I stood there with my 2 kids (2...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “SianPenfold” We apologies for the initial start and first impression with us but glad the team has been able to turn it around for you and your family to enjoy your holiday and having a great fun filled time. The new Playlab is the start of the extraordinary journey for a kids holiday with the interactive games, Lego room,...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We always keep coming back to Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Spacious rooms, awesome view of Melaka Straits even from Hill Wing tower. Breakfast feast always without fails made our tummy full :-) The beach is getting cleaner compared to a few years back. The sunset view is always awesome with coffee or juice from Starbucks @ Boost Juice that located...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Azlina Y” Thank you for being a loyal guest and highlighting on our spacious room and beautiful view. The Sunsets are just amazing and nice to sit back and take it in from the balcony rooms or as well from our garden. Great to hear that our efforts with the beach are getting noticed. We are cleaning a wide...

Skegness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked 12 nights at this hotel and first impressions was very nice. We had a big spacious room over looking the swimming pool and the sea. The first 2 days i couldnt sleep because of the noise of the music and this was at 2.am. The staff (kalidas) was so helpful and then changed us to the other side...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Smita P” We are very glad that we could impress you with our Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Thank you very much for writing a review for us and glad Kalidas was able to help you with your room preference and your sharing about our breakfast. Penang offers a great variety to explore with art, culture, food, nature and shopping....

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice and clean room with good facility.good place to relax.recommend for family holiday.good public transport such as bus.nice environment.near street night market,short distance walk to restaurants and food stalls

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Dear “hoday” Thank you for recognizing our nice and clean rooms, family friendly and our fantastic location. Across our garden you are at the beach, around the corner you have the night market with all the hawker stall’s, vendor’s and if you turn around the other corner of the hotel there is some great small restaurants along the road and...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Resort Penang, together with its excellent location in the heart of famous Batu Ferringhi makes it easily accessible to the Night Market, shops and restaurants. The resort is situated right on the beach, split into two buildings- the Beach Wing, located at the beachside, or Ferringhi Tower, located directly across the road to the beach. The Ferringhi Tower commands spectacular views of both the hills and sea front and is linked by an overhead covered walkway. 358 spacious rooms with a great combination of Family Studios and Kidsuites, the resort is perfect for families and couples looking for a retreat. To also make your every moment of your stay an absolute delight, we make every dining experience special in its own way. As the only hotel offering speciality Northern Indian cuisine, it will be feast that will leave you with 'spicy' memories. At the Holiday Inn Resort Penang, you will discover an exotic way to truly enjoy your vacation and cherish every minute of it. Right from the warmth of the people, the quaint sights & sounds of the island's rich cultural heritage and the rejuvenating hospitality of Holiday Inn Resort Penang. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Resort Penang

Address: 72 Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Batu Ferringhi
Price Range: $75 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Resort Penang 4*
Number of rooms: 358
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Resort Penang Hotel Batu Ferringhi
Holiday Inn Penang
Holiday Inn Georgetown
Georgetown Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Resort Penang Malaysia
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#6 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
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