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Shah Alam Selangor
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stay On 12th April 2017 , Very nice hotel to explore Penang Island , Location is good , Behind the building has is own car park, that the plus point as in penang island is very hard to find parking , Hotel staff are friendly , decoration is very nice , room deco is like classic , For me it...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Merchant is a clean, comfortable hotel with spacious rooms. The deluxe single I had, had great views over the water although I suspect not every room has a window, so make sure you check. Pretty much everything in the old town was in walking distance and staff were very friendly and helpful.

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1Thank PaulC59
Merseyside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the merchant hotel in Penang for 2 nights the room was big and spacious and the staff friendly wifi was good and bed was comfy this hotel is located in the centre of Penang close to all restaurants bars and shops

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Shiraz, Iran
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Located in penang road just beside historical area, china town and penang street gerafitti... not far from jetty and komtar bus terminal. Personel were helpful and kind. We stayed two nights in this hotel. Beds and bathroom were clean. Breakfast was agreable but please someone take care of flies sitting on the food. Also i saw ants almost everywhere in...

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1Thank Jeffrey1980
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This hotel probably topped the chart of the worst hotel that I have ever stayed. Situated at the busy Penang Road, one would expect this hotel to be somewhat on par; if at least not the amenities, the service staffs. Check in was a tad bit slow, and even slower that the front desk girl requires me to hand over...

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3Thank MelvinFoong
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Room was clean and the bed was very comfortable, staff were very friendly and accommodating.The only down sides were the leaking roof in the bathroom and Breakfast was rather ordinary but there are many great places to eat close by. Over all good value for money.

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Kyrgyzstan
Reviewed 16 February 2017

After walking for 2 hours with all the luggage around Georgetown we have found this hotel. After seeing a wide range of hostels and their living conditions Merchant's hotel was a paradise! It is very simple, yet the staff run it as the world's best hotel! The reception is polite and helpful. We checked in after 9 pm without any...

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Thank 26,511,709,876
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I choose this hotel because the bathtub, and when I check in this hotel everything is great. All the drink inside the minibar is free, coffee and tea, the bed is very big and the view is excellent. Will recommend my friend and family when will travel again in Penang.

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1Thank Lyan C
Ludhiana, India
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed at Merchant hotel for 3 nights and we really loved our stay here. The location of this hotel is really very good, it's near to everything. There are a lot of bars and restaurants near to the hotel. The buffet breakfast was also good. The only thing be missed was the wifi range in our hotel room, it...

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I get nice cheap prize for stay 2 days in this hotel, nice and good staff, room was clean, big bed, nice view. Breakfast was ok, many kind of food. this hotel is clise from all nice place to visit in Georgetown.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the new Merchant Hotel, by taking over the old Merchant Hotel Management, we have fully optimized every nook and cranny to transform the extremely vintage hotel to what you see in the picture we provide. Though were not open yet, and we have no proof on our service being way better than the old Merchant, we urge you to give us a chance to prove to you. Our tagline is " Come as a guest, Leave as a friend". Come be our friend. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merchant Hotel

Address: 55 Jalan Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $46 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Merchant Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
Merchant Hotel Penang/George Town
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in George Town
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“City view if you prefer to have noise”
MelvinFoong, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They have a ladies' floor, if you travel as a solo lady, go for it!”
26511709876, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floor will recommend”
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“Best Location”
jimmynarula, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors so that you can have a very good views.”
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