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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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134 reviews
105 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very old and bad maintained hotel, check in and check out was extremely slow, the front office staffs even argue in front of the guests ! We stayed 2 nights here, why they cannot give us the breakfast voucher for 2 days instead of have to collect on the next day ? The room is spacious, but old and the... More 

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Thank ngsiewcheng
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Just spent a night in the worst room of my life, and I'm not a young man either! Tiredness and time of day were the reasons I didn't walk out. No hot water No water pressure at all Sticky carpet Smelly sheets Smelly pillows Fuzzy tv Mould like never before in bathroom Shower water runs straight from the bath onto... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stayed in this beautiful hotel for an awesome continental breakfast for 3 days. The view from the rooms where breathtaking. The staff are very helpful and friendly and all speak a very good English. How refreshing for Asia.

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Port Douglas, Australia
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

The room was average but to offer free wifi in the room package and I had to stand in the hallway just to get any reception, food was less than average and breakfast really only catered for the asian market. Would never recommend to anyone who needs to do business in there room.

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Phuket, Thailand
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

ive stayed for a night and the room was actually in good condition but without a window nor a balcony... I had a bad night cause i was feeling bad and without air and had a claustrophobia attack. the food and breakfast wasnt my favourite.

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Thank Gok1
Moab, Utah
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

I went there for visa run this year and also last year. The staff is nice but the wifi doesn't really work in the rooms that good. I called front desk and said Internet doesn't work in the room but it worked all day, so he put me on hold and then hung up on me, waited for them to... More 

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1 Thank Clint M
Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

No body manned the receptionist counter when we arrived. Receptionist was out for lunch and it took us 1.5 hours to wait and check in. We did mention in the booking we would arrive around noon time. The room was run down with funny smell and no wi-fi. The only good thing-we were given a room on high floor overlooking... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

budget hotel, but clean and quiet. A couple of problems with wifi but their staff came to the room within 5 minutes to fix. Breakfast average and mostly aimed at Asian guests but the service is good. Very good location for many of the sites of Penang and within walking distance of some good local food centres and bars. There... More 

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Thank Rose W
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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38 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

all on average as l wrote above ...the only drawback was not having way to open the windows but all was ok staff attentions and so on ...good location by the way ...in case l will back to penang l will go there again...

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Thank fausto m
Amman, Jordan
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We stayed here for one night, and checked out as soon as we could. The room was clean but smelled like oil or something. Quite pungent. No WiFi in the rooms, just the lobby. Check in was ok. Breakfast was absolutely disgusting. The eggs were watery, the food was basically lunch and I promise you, we are NOT picky eaters.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Grand Continental Hotel - Penang

Address: Hotel Grand Continental 68 Jalan Gurdwara, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM187 - RM431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 190
Also Known As:
Grand Continental Hotel - Penang George Town
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“All have sea views.”
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“just go is do not have better chance”
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“Just don't stay here at all.”
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“All rooms are ok”
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