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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is located exactly at the heart of Feringghi Beach and also the night market. Its just outside the hotel and it was perfect. Everything about this hotel is good. Just have to slightly improve on the breakfast menu. Besides that, everything else was perfect.

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1 Thank Susan M
DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Susan M” Thank you for recognizing our fantastic location, across our garden you are at the beach, around the corner you have the night market with all the hawker stall’s, vendor’s and if you turn around the other corner of the hotel there is some great small restaurants along the road and on the beach too. Bus stops are... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A friend recommended the Holiday Inn. We went for a long weekend and stayed in the building closest to the beach. The room looked like a typical Holiday inn and was air conditioned, but the humidity in the room was unbelievable. All of our clothes were damp and the walls were wet. Sleeping at night felt like we were sleeping... More 

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Thank Americanwomanineurop
DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Americanwomanineurop” Greetings from Holiday Inn Resort Penang and thank you for choosing to stay at our hotel during your recent holiday. I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely apologize for the inconvenience which you experienced during your stay with the dampness in your room. It is our goal to consistently provide high quality service therefore feedback received... More 

Hong Kong
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have two buildings and I would recommend to stay in the building by the pool and restaurant as it is more convenient. The other building is across the other side of the road connected by an overpass, the gym and other entertainment is in this building. It seems newer but I prefer the convenience. The front desk reception was... More 

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1 Thank Camy C
DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Camy C” It is so nice to read your review and thank you for taking the time and share your enjoyment at our hotel. From service, to product and facilities, surrounds and highlighting the night market starting just outside of the hotel after 7pm is a fantastic place to flounder along and feel the vibe of the buzzing street.... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Holiday Inn for 8 nights in The Tower. On arrival we were upgraded to a room with a king size bed and balcony on the 22nd floor. Considering the hotel is undergoing renovations we had little disturbance and were very comfortable in our room with a view over to the sea and also inland. After wondering... More 

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “0412617679” What a beneficial and extensive review of our Holiday Inn Resort Penang and fantastic tips and highlights of Penang island with a lot of my favorites in your post too explore outside of the hotel. The only thing I could add on besides the great choices of Living room and Long beach Hawker stall to explore Penang food... More 

jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice hotel nice rooms and if you want my advice take the rooms in the beach building that old but near to the beach and swimming pool there are many beach activities, so kids have more fund there

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1 Thank Redafify
DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Redafify” Appreciate you are taking the time to write a review for our Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Glad you like our beachwing building. Everyone has different preferences highlighting the Beachwing for the sea view, outlets, pool and kidsclub in the same building and a step away from the beach. Ferringhi Tower on the other side with the great view... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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64 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was disappointed with the pool. My intention for staying here is to have a nice relaxing time by the pool but it was too small, dirty and right in front of everyone. The adult and kids pool were combined. It wasn't a conducive environment as you feel people are always watching you. Another disappointment was the Spa which was... More 

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Matt_Beroujon, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear Farina2202, Thank you for taking the time to write this review and I am glad that you enjoyed our singers in the evening at the Lobby Lounge as well as the professional massage in the garden, however I am sorry to read that your overall experience with us didn’t live up to your expectations. Our Main pool is divided... More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time in Penang and I was pleasantly surprised. It was a last minute holiday and I didn't really think it was gonna be that great but surprisingly I really enjoyed it. We flew from Kuala Lumpur in the morning and got to our hotel just after noon. Check-in was super easy and quick. Our rooms were... More 

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2 Thank Anni K
Matt_Beroujon, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear Anni K, Warm greetings from sunny Penang and thank you for your great and thorough review. Creating memorable experiences is what we always strive for, and I am truly happy to read that you and your family really enjoyed your first visit in Penang, from our spacious rooms, great breakfast to the various activities around the island. I hope... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time with the resort on 12th Nov 2016. The service was good. Asyaraf from the front desk was very pleasant and friendly throughout the check-in time. We reached there around or slightly after 2pm but the rooms were not ready yet. We had booked a double & triple room for the 5 of us. She readily accord... More 

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “mchong67” What a beneficial and extensive review of our Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We have 13 different room types to enable and fulfill a lot of different requests. This goes from your preferred Triple Double bed room, to the kids suite with bunks beds, kids suites with one king... More 

Perth, Australia
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first time we have stayed at this hotel but would definitely go back again, the staff were amazing, courteous and helpful including the GM Dominic and Sue. The breakfast was superb and catered for all nationalities.The hotel is well located and within walking distance to all restaurants in Batu Ferringhi. Would highly recommend to anyone stating in... More 

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “mack8882016” Appreciate you are taking the time to write a great review for our Holiday Inn Resort Penang and highlighting our breakfast and our fantastic location in Batu Ferringhi. Our hotel is a great place to relax in the garden to the beach or around the pool. Enjoying the location to have all in walking distance from night market... More 

Perth, Australia
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53 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed at this hotel several times & once again it was very enjoyable The staff ( quite a few familiar faces ) were extremely helpful & go out of their way to ensure that you have the best customer service We had a problem with lost luggage which was sorted out by Suzi & we also had several conversations... More 

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1 Thank Phillip L
DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Phillip L” Delighted to read my Team did a great job for you and created memorable moments. I am also pleased to read that you enjoyed your repeat visit with us and that Susie has been able to help you with getting that lost luggage sorted out. Enjoyed our talks and we look forward to welcome you again. Our... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Resort Penang, together with its excellent location in the heart of famous Batu Ferringhi makes it easily accessible to the Night Market, shops and restaurants. The resort is situated right on the beach, split into two buildings- the Beach Wing, located at the beachside, or Ferringhi Tower, located directly across the road to the beach. The Ferringhi Tower commands spectacular views of both the hills and sea front and is linked by an overhead covered walkway. 358 spacious rooms with a great combination of Family Studios and Kidsuites, the resort is perfect for families and couples looking for a retreat. To also make your every moment of your stay an absolute delight, we make every dining experience special in its own way. As the only hotel offering speciality Northern Indian cuisine, it will be feast that will leave you with 'spicy' memories. At the Holiday Inn Resort Penang, you will discover an exotic way to truly enjoy your vacation and cherish every minute of it. Right from the warmth of the people, the quaint sights & sounds of the island's rich cultural heritage and the rejuvenating hospitality of Holiday Inn Resort Penang. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Resort Penang

Address: 72 Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Batu Ferringhi
Price Range: RM241 - RM585 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Resort Penang 4*
Number of rooms: 358
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Resort Penang Hotel Batu Ferringhi
Holiday Inn Penang
Holiday Inn Georgetown
Georgetown Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Resort Penang Batu Ferringhi
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#6 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
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“Ask aout dehumidifiers.”
 of 5 bubbles Americanwomanineurop, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“choose the building that is near the poor as it is more convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles camyc2013, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on Level 31 and has a nice view from the balcony overlooking the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Farina2202, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This hotel has a triple room with 3 individual single beds. New tower is across the road away from the main beach, activities and Cafe.”
 of 5 bubbles mchong67, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms have balcony's and great view”
 of 5 bubbles mack8882016, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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