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    Hotel Equatorial Penang

    1 Jalan Bukit Jambul, Bayan Lepas, Penang Island 11900, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good49%
    • Average14%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “golf course” (39 reviews)
    “business trip” (36 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
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    Business Centre
    Golf Course
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    Tennis Court
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Due to a golf event at Penang Golf Club (formerly Bukit Jambul Golf CC), I changed from G Hotel Gurney to this hotel. It is a huge hotel with big pool, nice gym and grand lobby. Room is nice and spacious too. What I like...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    A nature stay - surrounding with hills! I had my business trip stay at this hotel, and the service is pretty much okay. Can be improved further. The cleanliness is acceptable. Breakfast selection is above average.More

    Thank sishengw
    Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear sishengw, Thank you for having to drop by to write a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay with us at Hotel Equatorial Penang. We are glad that your stay was a wonderful one with us here. We are especially thrilled to note that...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Had a short 1 night stay at club room. Booked for twin bed. Upon arrival they wanted to give 1 king bed and said that if change to twin bed have to pay extra RM50. WOW. But my booking stated TWIN bed. To make things...More

    Thank TSI_DSG
    Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear TSI_DSG, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor and for having stayed with us at Hotel Equatorial Penang. It is regrettable to hear that your stay with us recently was less than expected. Please accept our sincere apologies for...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2017

    This is an old hotel. I'm not sure when was it opened, but i remembered staying here when i was in primary school back in the early 90s. I remembered having a great time staying here as a kid back then. Nowadays, I still have...More

    Thank shahzane
    Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear shahzane, Thank you for having to drop by to share your review regarding your recent family stay with us at Hotel Equatorial Penang. We are much delighted to have you returning with your kids to stay with us. Indeed, it is really wonderful to...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

    This hotel was booked by a friend who lives nearby so we arrived with no idea what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised and enjoyed everything this hotel had to offer - food, hospitality and good drinks!More

    Thank lorsnsteve
    Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 12 September 2017

    Dear lorsnsteve, Thank you for taking your time to share your amazing feedback regarding your recent stay with us, here at Hotel Equatorial Penang. We are completely overjoyed to hear that you had enjoyed your stay with us as it is a real pleasure to...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Tennis Court
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Golf Course
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$70 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 662
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Penang >
    • Penang Island >
    • Bayan Lepas
    • Also Known As
    • Equatorial Penang Hotel ,
    • Equatorial Penang Bayan Lepas ,
    • Hotel Equatorial Penang Bayan Lepas
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    Harris4786
    9 September 2017|
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    Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
    No self cars or equal available at the hotel. You can hire Uber or taxis easily, but do it in advance in Rushhour. You can also rent cars at the airport.
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    lrafs
    19 July 2017|
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    Response from HEP_Management | Property representative |
    Dear Irafs, We have both smoking and non-smoking rooms available. Please let us know upon making your reservation and we will ensure to assign you to one. Looking forward to welcoming you to Hotel Equatorial Penang... More
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    7 May 2017|
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    Response from HEP_Management | Property representative |
    Dear guest, We offer a complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel - please refer to our website to see if the schedule fits you. You can find the schedule under "Facilities". Please note that it is... More
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    "Bring your booking coupon or baucher."
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    "I like poolside wing. This gives a great view of both the city, sea, and the island next to Penang island."
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    "Views to the west and upper floors"
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    "Pay a little extra and stay in a club room"
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