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Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

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The Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La first commenced operations in October 1979. It has won numerous awards and recognition as a family- and kids-friendly resort. As such, it enjoys the reputation as the preferred resort among families on holiday. This 4-star resort on Batu Feringgi Beach is filled with facilities for dining, leisure and recreation that will surely keep any multi-generational family happily occupied. Adventure Zone, Shangri-La's unique family entertainment center With 387 guestrooms and suites that boast views of either the verdant hills or azure sea, the hotel caters to the needs of individuals, groups and families. Some room types even feature Murphy pull-down beds and connecting doors. Childcare services are available, allowing adults on holiday with their family to enjoy some private time away from their children. At the Kids' Club, which is based in the Adventure Zone's dry play park, children are kept entertained from morning until evening and provided with regular meals and break times. The Adventure Zone is the biggest indoor play park in Penang, offering a myriad of play structures, activity rooms and entertainment options. Here, children can enjoy video screenings and visits from the resort's mascots. At our mini water park, children and toddlers can interact safely, playing on the splash pad, which has a safe floor surface and includes many water features, such as showers and tipping buckets. In addition, they will enjoy racing down the water slides. Holidaymakers can stroll around the resort grounds, which feature extensive manicured gardens and landscaped open spaces. Guests can also enjoy sunbathing and lounging by the pool and in the garden area. The Cool Lounge serves as a transit area for incoming and outgoing guests, and is a cool space where guests may read, surf the Net and enjoy sandwiches and pastries alongside coffee, tea and fruit juice. At Garden Café and Sigi's Bar & Grill by the Beach, children below 12 years old that are accompanied by one paying adult can eat for free. In addition, an outdoor Jacuzzi in the garden and two swimming pools with water slides are available. The resort also boasts a par-3 golf course for those that enjoy golf. Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La well-equipped gymnasium awaits fitness enthusiasts. For those who wish to spend their time productively while on holiday, there are many daily activities, such as workout classes, cooking classes, craft making courses and visits to the George Town World Heritage Zone (by complimentary shuttle). The popular Batu Feringgi Night Bazaar beckons those who enjoy a stroll after dinner. Here, great bargains on apparel, novelty items, souvenirs and art can be found.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Paid a bit higher rate (RM543 per night) for 1 superior room + breakfast because we went during the week of Chinese new year holiday. Minus points: 1. From the lift to our room at level 5 there is a strong moldy carpet smell 2. Narrow bathroom 3. We wanted to know what's the
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My wife and I just returned from 7 nights at the Golden Sands. we travelled with our daughter, her husband and our 2 grandsons aged 1 and 4. The resort was absolutely fantastic. The breakfast was great with lots of choices and we had the buffet dinner on Monday night where they
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Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La
Responded 18 Jul 2018
Dear ClemnJo, Thank you for staying with us and we are delighted to hear that you and your family had a great time at Golden Sands Resort Penang! It was certainly a privilege. Providing excellent customer service is what we pride against and we look forward to welcoming you back soon to experience our hospitality at its best. Best regards, Suleiman TAR Director of Communications
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A question to the hotel manager. How can a hotel group as prestigious as the Shangri-La Group not take any notice of these reviews??? This was our second stay at the Shangri-La Golden Sands, and I was really hoping that the Tripadvisor reviews I'd read before our stay were
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I stayed at the Golden Sands Resort on 9 February 2019 for seven nights with my husband, daughter and my niece. My husband and I were on the 6th floor in Room 664, a connecting room with 662 where my daughter and niece stayed. Our rooms had balconies with a full ocean view and
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Pros: Great grounds for families; Several pools, with popcorn and snacks available for purchase at reasonable prices. Fronts a nice beach. Terrific hourly activities at the Kids Club - you could leave your children there from 9am to 9pm. Comfortable bed. Great ambience at the
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Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Holidayist, Thank your for choosing Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La for your holiday trips! We are pleased to hear that you and your family had a wonderful time during your stay and were satisfied with the quality of our resort. Moreover, we are also glad to hear that your children enjoyed our recreation activities at our Kid's Club. Furthermore, we would like to thank you for sharing your feedback with us regarding the rooms and the food. We have highlighted your feedback to our department to ensure the quality of our services will be improve and maintain at all times with an immediate effect. Currently, we are working on the rooms and corridors in phases so it will take some times to completely refurbish the whole resort. Nevertheless, it is a great pleasure to serve you as our guest and we are looking forward to see you again soon in your next visit to experience our hospitality at its best! Best regards, Suleiman TAR Director of Communications
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As many have mentioned, there are malls & hospitals within 30 mins of Batu Ferringhi, altho there are local clinics & doctors nearby & most of the hotels have access to medical facilities if required. Plenty of eating places nearby, including on site restaurants & bars, but local ‘makan’ eateries such as Longbeach are within walking distance. You would definitely have lots of choice for eating, drinking, partying in the local area. Buses stop outside the Golden Sands & are a cheap & reliable transport option for travelling further afield. There is a taxi rank across the road & if you download the ‘Grab’ application to your phone, you can get a car from almost anywhere in Penang & they are cheaper than taxis. Hope you enjoy your stay at Golden Sands as much as we did.
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Depending on occupancy, they may accommodate. Best to check directly with the hotel for the specific check-in date.
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Yes, I think can, just ask the person in charge through their messenger...They will give u a response or recommendation about what u would like to know more details.
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Please ask the Hotel directly, there is a good chance they want to make it a memorable event for you. Congrats by the way !
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use grab (E-Hailing Services) which is the most efficient and transparent charges.
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"Choose rooms facing the sea!"
"High floors with balcony are quieter than rooms facing the road as the noise from the mosque is very loud and disturbing."
"sea view rooms are nicer"
"Wait for reburbishment!"
"Higher Floors, avoid room 157"
US$82 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Shangri-la's Golden Sands Resort
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