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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2015

The low cost of staying at the Holiday Inn Resort compared to the cost of other large hotels in the Batu Ferringhi area made me a little doubtful of what to expect, however we were all very pleasantly surprised. The rooms were spacious and tastefully decorated and the breakfast buffet was as good as any of the more expensive hotels...

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

Dear “Matkakucing” Thank you for your fantastic review and glad you enjoyed your stay with us and highlighting our great value for money and our great location in Penang. Our location just through our garden to the beach and walking distance to the night market and the hawkers stalls make it easy and relaxed to enjoy this atmosphere and being...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I'm a repeat visitor here. It has been very consistent with its amenities. Do not have any major items to complain about. PRO: daily supply of bottled water; spacious; welcome beverages at hotel lobby; awesome coupons for use at F&B outlets; good WiFi bandwidth. CON: IGH reward points only for bookings made on hotel's website; noisy kids poolside; air conditioners...

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

Dear “KKua” A pleasure having you with us again at our hotel and thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay with us again. With your comment about the IHG Rewards Club Points. Our hotels offers best price guarantee for direct bookings and please see the terms and condition on our websites. To reward our guests when...

Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Wonderful hotel and staff is also great. Beach is nice and many restaurants within walking distance on the beach and by road. Hawker stalls also within walking distance. Love the pool and beach area here tons of chairs and a bar you can order snacks and drinks from. We stayed in the tower and it was very accessible to what...

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

Dear “Elizabeth M” A pleasure having you both with us at our hotel and thank you for the time to write a review. The cabana gives you that extra privacy and is a great place for a special occasion to celebrate in style. Appreciate as well for highlighting our great team and our great accessibility to the local restaurant and...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Someone said - "oh it's only a Holiday Inn" - we've been there three times now and it's always the same. Lovely staff from the bottom to the top - there is always one who annoys you but you can live with that when the rest are so nice. Food is great, cleanliness is super, people remember you and to...

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

Dear “Janet B” It is always great to hear that the team has done the most for our guest and you felt like a home away from home. I am really proud of the team achievements consistently delivering to our guest expectations. Thank you for sharing this with us and as well highlighting Talib which has a great following from...

Cheadle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Great hotel. Clean bedrooms with large comfortable beds. Excellent location, the nightly street market is right outside, and the best tailors in the area (Sparks) is right across the street. Great bathroom, with bath and a large walk in shower. Hotel restaurant/food was excellent and reasonably priced. We ate dinner there four times (the set menu curries were wonderful). The...

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

Dear “tardus” It is always great to hear that the team has done the most for our guest and thank you for highlighting our restaurant team too. We over a great variety with our Malay, western and authentic Indian cuisine with our two resident Chefs Laxman (from Delhi) and Poojari (from Bangalore). They have made themselves a name beyond Penang...

Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We researched carefully where to stay when looking for somewhere to stay in Batu Ferringhi; what a great choice we made. The hotel offers wonderful, spacious rooms, excellent service staff and a relaxing location. The restaurant and bar also offers wonderful experiences. The General Manager walks the floor at breakfast time chatting with guests and offers suggestions for the day....

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

Dear “144lynettec” It is very nice to read your feedback and I am so pleased that our team managed to provide you with a memorable time while staying at our Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Your feedback for the team is much appreciated and I really enjoy my morning walks to connect with our guests and share my personal experience of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2015

The staff were helpful and the hotel was pleasantly awesome. Really clean and the service was great. Very short walk to the sand and sea and breakfast was a good buffet. Would recommend and definitely stay again.

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

Dear “sanjeev b” It is always great to hear that our team has done the most for our guest. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and mention the team and our cleanliness. Our location is perfect to relax on the beach or in our garden area and after 7pm the night market is starting to get...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We had 2 nights here and found the rooms clean and comfortable .did not use many of the facilities such as pool but bar and restaurant good . Very good breakfast with huge selection for all tastes. we made a happy mistake of ordering tea in the foyer lounge one afternoon to be brought out 2 three tiered cake plates...

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

Dear “MartyDownunder” A pleasure having you and your family at our hotel and thank you for the review highlighting our great breakfast variety. Glad you enjoyed the traditional afternoon tea even if a bit much. Our location is great with the beach to one side and all the shops and hawker stalls with food from all over the world in...

Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Service in this hotel is second to none. All staff are friendly and will do anything to make your stay perfect. Rooms are specious, well furnished and clean. Hotel situation is great for evening shopping. Hotel food is delicious and well prepared but it is a lot cheaper to eat in the many restaurants nearby. In my opinion a great...

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

Dear Jill Delighted to read my team did again great job for you and created memorable moments for you on your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Our Location is a great plus point, from our alfresco restaurant strolling through our garden to the beach. Night market and local beach restaurants in walking...

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Reviewed 6 April 2015

Half way through an eight day stay and we couldn't be happier with this hotel. Our room facing the hills is exceptional with early evening drinks enjoyed on the balcony The rooms are very spacious, well appointed with all necessary amenities and the staff are very courteous and helpful. The location of this hotel is ideal- right in the centre...

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

Dear “Willy013” I am delighted with your great review and thank you for taking the time to write this kind words of your memorable stay with us. Our hotel has the biggest rooms in Batu Ferringhi and it is really great to have the space on your holiday to feel relaxed in the room and have the space to spread...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • 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
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: RM253 - RM541 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#6 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
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“Tower rooms are over the road via a walkway which has a few stairs on one side.”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a sea view room with balcony in the Ferringhi Tower which afforded wonderful views of the beach and surrounding area.”
 of 5 bubbles Felixj53, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“High tower block rooms - across the road, reached by a bridge, but not directly overlooked by the pool”
 of 5 bubbles Annechad, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“avoid a beach-side room in the old building if you like to get to bed early!”
 of 5 bubbles Swimsteve, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Beach Tower”
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 of 5 bubbles SimpleSimonB, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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