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    Merchant Hotel

    55 Jalan Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
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    • Excellent27%
    • Very good42%
    • Average15%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible7%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 88 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We got a room facing the car park and every night the noise from the night life area goes on until 3-4am We got quite a nasty shock at 5pm, Shen one of their "house keeping" staff (that is what she claims to be) knocked...More

    Thank Syed N
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Is there a power failure?..hotel to save electricity?..laziness of reception staffs whom refuses to switched it on? Check this out! Gloomy in darkness left fuming hotel guests to walk in and out...just what sort of management of this hotel serves their guests? Would you as...More

    Thank safwangimmy
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Located near Penang Road, near sights and indian food, george town and many more. Staff are helpful and room condition truly good, breakfast also nice.My room was on the 7th floor with a good view George Town.. Highly recommended.

    Thank ATIKUR R
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Located along Penang Road which is convenient as it's near to the sights and plenty of food and pubs. The rooms are fairly large, clean and well appointed with comfortable mattress and pillows. The bathroom is small but clean although the shower screen is a...More

    Thank vive71
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Hotel with no pool. A small gym with less than 5 equipments. Not much of a choice in your buffet breakfast, 3-4 type of food Everyday (rice, bread, porridge & cerels) Hotel FREE WIFI was slower than my 2G. Hotel room was a little dim....More

    Thank Lubaolu
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 34 - USD 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in George Town
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 93
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Penang >
    • Penang Island >
    • George Town
    • Also Known As
    • Merchant Hotel Penang/George Town
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    Dining (8)
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    Billy S
    3 March 2017|
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    Response from Azrie I | Reviewed this property |
    You will be disappointed here.
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    Yannick L
    27 November 2016|
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    Response from Azrie I | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they have
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    Room Tips
    "get a higher floor to avoid street noise"
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    "All rooms are good I guess."
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    "City view if you prefer to have noise"
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    "They have a ladies' floor, if you travel as a solo lady, go for it!"
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