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Tiruchirappalli, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

The receptionist asked for returnable deposit fee during checkin [200 ringgets] though we had confirmed booking online. Duno why this practice. We enjoyed the pool during mid day, It was free n peaceful. Room was good and there is good connectivity. Shops n bus stop closeby. Overall good location n service.

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hamilton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually concentrate on the positive first when writing a review, so here goes. Older hotel in a good tourist area with basic but tired rooms. Support staff were good, front desk staff turned a higher rating lower. We used this hotel as a result of a travel company booking. I don't know if this made a difference in our...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good: 1. Conveniently close to city attractions 2. Front desk were friendly and efficient 3. Many convenient stores opposite/beside hotel 4. Close to good food location (red garden food court behind hotel, sup hameed opposite hotel, line clear along hotel road) Bad: 1. Rooms very old - stuffy smell, remote control and telephone not working 2. People were smoking on...

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Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is dirt cheap so what does these people on here expect? The rooms are clean. The staff are friendly but not very service minded. But it's the same all over Malaysia. No one from taxi drivers to hotel staff to restaurant staff seem to be very service minded. The hotels location is very good with a taxi stand...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is family friendly, the room was clean and was big enough to fit the entire family members. It provided buffet breakfast for the guests (though the choices is limited). It located in the Georgetown city center. So it is convenient for those who drive, where you can reach gurney or komtar in just 15 minutes driving distance.

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My family of 4 adults booked this Hotel due to its excellent location and a nearby hotel did not have family rooms. I've read some negative reviews and had some reservations but due to my husband's limited mobility (he's partially disabled) we opted for convenience as many of the food and heritage locations are nearby. All the bad reviews came...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The hotel is shows it's age, so lots of stuff is kinda breaking. For a similar price one might be able to get better accomodation elsewhere on the same street. Centrally located, so that's a plus. Beds are as hard as any that I've ever slept on.

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Thailand
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Room is clean with the city view. You could enter and exit the hotel like a wind, no staffs would mind you. It's just along Penang road. infront is the town's best country bar and the Sup Hameed. Highly recommend for its location.

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Waiouru, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Have stayed here on a number of occassions and have been happy with the rooms everytime. Once needed the toilet to be fixed and it was done straight away. It is a good price for a good hotel in a great location with great views wether you are on the sea side or city side. Some very good food to...

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night in executive suite and the room is spacious can easily fit more than 5 pax. The hotel design is old school. More like late 80's and early 90's design. The price is reasonable and the breakfast is just alright. Located along the famous Penang Road, you can easily walk to nearby attractions such as Chowrasta, Little...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Continental

Address: 5 Penang Road, George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM160 - RM227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Continental 3.5*
Number of rooms: 230
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Also Known As:
Continental Hotel Pulau Penang
Hotel Continental Penang/George Town
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