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    Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

    Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good36%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    “adventure zone” (309 reviews)
    “golden sands” (762 reviews)
    “garden cafe” (93 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Water Park
    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The hotel location is great near the night markets , shops and restaurants with awesome sea view .However, the hotel is really old and needs urgent renovation...the toilets bath tub is no more white and there are some cracks in the ceramic... the furniture is...More

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    Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear abdullahalatefi, Thank you for the review. We are sorry to hear that certain aspects of your stay were disappointing. Your comments and concerns have been addressed with our team who strive to ensure that our guests enjoy positive and memorable resort experiences. We are...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was our second stay at Golden Sands, we were not dissapointed! Very clean hotel, staff are truely amazing, location is great! If you want an enjoyable relaxing holiday, this is the place to stay!More

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    Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Welcome back! Thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your wonderful experience on Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-la. We are absolutely happy to know that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and certainly look forward to your...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We are currently staying here for a week at the Golden Sands. This is not our first visit - we have always loved it and stayed here many times over the last 15 years and it has always been our first choice in Penang. I...More

    2  Thank gildat
    Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear gildat, Thank you for your loyalty and thank you for sharing your detailed feedback with us. We are sorry to hear that certain aspects of your stay were disappointing. As you may know Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La is a family and kids friendly...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Having stayed at this hotel previously was expecting great things. The hotel facilities are good although bathroom does require updating. The staff I give 5 stars and they will go out of their way to welcome you. My main issue was the noise of other...More

    1  Thank curepipetown
    Response from SL_Penang1, Owner at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear curepipetown, Thank you for taking your time to review your recent stay with us at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La. We are delighted to read that you were happy with the resort's location, room, facilities and services provided by our staff. With regards to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The hotel knows that I am travelling with 2 young children below the age of 5. They were also informed of my flight details. However when I reached the hotel on Sat, 2 Sep, I was informed that the room was not ready. The staff...More

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    Thank yani453
    Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear yani453, I am deeply saddened to receive your hugely negative review. I am very sorry to see that certain aspects of your stay were disappointing. It seems that very little went well for you, and that is extremely disappointing considering how hard we try...More

    Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$105 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #5 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 387
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Penang >
    • Penang Island >
    • Batu Ferringhi
    • Also Known As
    • Golden Sands Resort By Shangri-La Hotel Batu Ferringhi ,
    • Golden Sands Batu Ferringhi ,
    • Golden Sands Resort By Shangri-La Penang/Batu Ferringhi
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    Dining (120)
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    Bex E
    13 September 2017|
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    Response from masahiko | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, there is lift. Just opposite there are restaurants like KFC, Mcdonalds's, Subway and local restaurants nearby. Night market is available nearby for tourist to explore.
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    27 August 2017|
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    Response from | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there is a renovated one near the pool
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    Adam R
    4 July 2017|
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    Response from tbg166 | Reviewed this property |
    Traders Hotel final destination, but there is a stop over for ;the Mall on the way if required but not on return journey .from hotel at 10 am 12 noon 2pm and later in day also.return from Traders at 1100 1300 etc. hotel... More
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    "Take the top floor rooms to avoid the lounge music area at night"
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