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Eastern & Oriental Hotel

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Rugby
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights in a Suite, room 705. Treat yourself to this if you can afford it, it really is sublime whilst not being extortionate. The room was great we especially loved the huge private secluded balcony with its cooling sea breeze. The hotel overall was lovely with friendly attentive staff. Its also well located, we walked...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here on business and stayed in club rooms in new annexe, rather than heritage wing. The new annexe still has a heritage feel but serves up modern comfort. Rooms are large, clean and very comfortable. Nice balconies facing the sea. We had access to the lounge on 6th floor for breakfast and a "happy hour" from 5-6pm. Staff were...

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Hotel is immaculately kept and in a lovely white building on the waterfront. The rooms are spacious, ours had a balcony, it was very relaxing to sit listening to the waves below. Soft drinks in the mini bar are complimentary - you may need to remind them to replace but this wasn't really a problem. Wonderful varied breakfast - noodle...

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3Thank Hanchwinz
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I have been to some 100+ hotels - and this is among top5! Excellent service. But the best is the builing itself. Extremely elegant colonial style but also extremely modern. Very large rooms (take the annex) with very tastefull decor. Simply as good as it gets. Lovely pool area with free coffee and water. Free afternoon drinks and snacks etc....

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Manila Philippines
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just back from a memorable 5 night break at this wonderful hotel where we stayed in one of their magnificant suites in the Heritage wing. Every amenity was provided and the room was serviced to perfection each day. Staff in general were friendly and efficient, but unfortunately, I did have an issue with the staff in the restaurants. On the...

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1Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 10 days in a suite in the Victory Wing. Our room was lovely overlooking the sea and had everything we needed. Staff were lovely and always helpful! First day we had breakfast in the main dining room which was crowded, noisy and full of people stocking up on as much food as they could carry -...

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2Thank Joneveinspain
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Penang is one of my favourite cities, and the E&O Hotel is hands down iconic and one of my favourite buildings. On my 2nd trip to this amazing city, had an amazing stay at the E&O hotel. Room: I stayed in a Victory Annexe Studio Suite, this is the "newer' building to the original E&O. The rooms is gorgeous and...

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3Thank muimuilee
Hoorn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

During our visit to Georgetown we wanted to experience the Colonial style of the past, there a must do: have a drink & a Sateh @ the Eastern & Oriental hotel! 100% Penang Heritage! Next time we try the room :-)

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2Thank SportTravel-World
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We initially had concerns about staying in this hotel because we had heard reports of excessive noise coming from the night clubs across the street. The booking staff assured us if we asked for an upper level, sea facing room in the Victory Annexe any noise from the night clubs would not be an issue. We made a reservation on...

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melbounre
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My Wife and l stayed here for 4 Fantastic nights, we stayed in the new victory annexe the room was beautiful of the highest of standard . Our room tariff included breakfast and happy hour in the afternoon which is great. The Staff are amazing there is a little gift shop which is great and next door is a great...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is the embodiment of both a special time and a special place. For well over a century, this remarkable hotel - known simply as 'The E&O' to generations of travellers - has stood as a testament to the grand elegance of the British colonial era. In many ways, it has also come to represent Penang itself; its story inextricably woven into the island's history, its traditions an indelible part of many a traveller's treasured memory, its name synonymous with the magical island once known as The Pearl Of the Orient. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Address: 10 Farquhar Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM583 - RM1,006 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Eastern & Oriental Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
Eastern Oriental Georgetown
Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang/George Town
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in George Town
#2 Family Hotel in George Town
#2 Luxury Hotel in George Town
#3 Romantic Hotel in George Town
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“Ask for harbour/sea view”
 of 5 bubbles donaldf673, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for upper floor, sea facing for the best views”
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 of 5 bubbles tobyandthefatone, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“sea view or city view”
 of 5 bubbles G4183GUstevew, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are there because it is a grand, colonial hotel, choose the heritage wing.”
 of 5 bubbles TravellerDi, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We loved the Premier Heritage Suite with a lovely, quiet balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles dab107, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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