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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

By the corner.. a triangle shaped hotel...between jalan penang...jalan chulia...a business class hotel ..stragetic location either for food and other entertainment one could find. Room service is available should one unable to come out to buy food...or other purposes. With the friendly services one could choose to stay for days..either by weekly or monthly depending on availability for rooms.

Thank safwanlim
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Spent a great night at the Oriental Hotel.. great location, very friendly customer service, and very reasonably priced. Very nice views out over the city. Simple but very good quality hotel. Many thanks.

Thank cdw277
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Walking distance to attractive location like Uptown Museum, Sup Hameed, Nasi Kandar Line Clear and many more...you save your time walking to these places instead of stuck in 'well-known' traffic in Penang.. Friendly staff and clean room..tq for the hospitality

Thank Dyla Z
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Having waded through various home stays and lodges I was comforted by the very warm welcome of the friendly staff at the Orient and booked on that alone. The room was all you need (very basic) and in spite of reception saying wifi is available but not guaranteed it was perfectly fine with a strong signal in my room and...

1Thank Aaron B
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Stayed here last week for 2N. Great Location. Near to Padang Kota, just 20 min drive to Penang Hill, 10 min drive to ferry terminal,10 min drive to Komtar and Penang Time Square. Next building is Glow in the dark museum that has just opened on 27th May 2016. The hotel is very strategic located in the centre of Georgetown....

Thank FarHana3117
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Although this hotel may not look particularly promising from the street, for me it was a welcome contrast to the over-priced 'heritage' backpacker haunts that seem to pre-dominate in Georgetown nowadays. This is a real hotel, with wonderful uniformed staff who run the place with true professionalism and style. The place is slightly faded, which I rather liked, but is...

Thank Balm S
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Great location with famous eateries, convenience shop, pubs and other attraction nearby. Our room in 10th floor insulated us from noise, give us panoramic view . Room is spacious but a bit old, the bathroom is okay, aircond functioning well but the tv channel have bad reception. The staff are very attentive and polite, they also are very knowledgeable about...

Thank klepot
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Great affordable hotel in the centre of town. Staff where very knowledgable about sights and great eats in Penang. Room was good without being great. My tip is to take a rickshaws from hotel and explore close by sights.

1Thank JohnG3121
Punta arenas
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We had been wandering Georgetown for a while looking for a room with a private bathroom in the largely backpacker dominate area of Georgetown. The oriental was good value at 120RM for a double and the rooms were spacious and clean if a bit dated. Our main issue with the hotel was the constant traffic noise that went on all...

Thank Miriam B
Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The location of the hotel is very good, walking distance from ferry, shopping mall and restauranges. The rooms have seen their best days but serve a traveller still well. Staff is helpfull, always someone in the reception speaks fluent english. They arrange trips and tickets and take very low comission for the trouble. Higher floors have better view to the...

Thank SaSuFinland

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Additional Information about Oriental Hotel

Address: 105, Penang Road, George Town, Penang Island 1000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM792 - RM920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Oriental Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Oriental Hotel Georgetown
Oriental Hotel Penang/George Town
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“Higher floor gives better view of Penang Island and far from noise.(traffic)”
FarHana3117, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“The front office staff offer excellent advice on room preference”
azur602016, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“choose higher floor for less noise and great view”
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klepot, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors, less noisy best view.”
SaSuFinland, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the seventh floor and above are quieter.”
N291IZjamesj, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
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