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Eastern & Oriental Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel itself is old world luxury ,but a new addition is just as nice .The staff were exceptional. The Breakfasts stunning sitting facing the beach ,Tho you can't swim there! High Tea Wow .Just everything about this Hotel is Class,We recommended to two other couples and they echoed the same words !

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Beaconsfield
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to the E and O several times and it is our favourite hotel inMalaysia . We book on line directly with the hotel . All of the staff from on line booking to check out are wonderful . Reception staff are friendly and helpful, breakfast staff courteous and efficient and all staff make you feel welcome ....

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2Thank Sally L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a long established hotel, with 2 separate wings, which you got to determine which onr you are staying in to check in at the correct one, as the road leading to the hotel is one way, thus missing the right turning you will need go all around again to get back. Hotel setting is very elegant, classy and warm....

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1Thank Raymond F
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favourite hotel in Penang. The building itself is very Colonial and it is situated the older part of George Town, walking distance from the historical attractions. Some of the hotels in the west do not have porters any more, but they still do. The staffs are very helpful and sincere, you can always ask them to do...

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1Thank TouristHK1
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent hotel with amazing staff. We spent already 2 anniversaries there and although we only booked for 1 night each time, they took care of us perfectly. I can recommend it with all my heart to anyone who likes to feel special.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very excited about staying at the E&O and were not disappointed. Rooms were beautiful, the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful, and the breakfast was probably the best I've ever had in a hotel. Recommend the heritage wing. The view of the sea was nice, but a bit depressing to see so much rubbish and plastic floating in...

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1Thank Dominic W
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed in the heritage wing twice over the last 2 years - there is a sense of history in this hotel from the moment you pull up. Reception area is massive and staff have always been friendly and helpful. Used concierge several times for advice on local places to go to eat and they were all good. This hotel...

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2Thank Shaunie888
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent 4 nights at this beautiful hotel, it has been beautifully restored to maintain the "old world" charm. From the moment you are greeted you are made feel like you are special guests. The rooms are again beautifully set out to capture the feel of a century ago. We had a room on the 11th floor, it...

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2Thank Dave S
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Eastern and Oriental Hotel, Penang from 5 May to 8 May 2017. Service at front desk is professionally friendly but lacking in welcoming smiles. There is a decent spread of items for breakfast but the taste is not spectacular. My room at Victory Annex has impressive scenic view of the Straits of Malacca but the decor needs touching...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice room with great views and very well appointed, club lounge was a bit of a scrum and not that great. Breakfast was a little disappointing. Swimming pool was nice and pool staff friendly and accommodating. Would stay here again, have tried a few hotels in Penang and all have been nice, Seven Terraces and Campbels House, depends if you...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is the embodiment of both a special time and a special place. For well over a century, this remarkable hotel - known simply as 'The E&O' to generations of travellers - has stood as a testament to the grand elegance of the British colonial era. In many ways, it has also come to represent Penang itself; its story inextricably woven into the island's history, its traditions an indelible part of many a traveller's treasured memory, its name synonymous with the magical island once known as The Pearl Of the Orient. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Address: 10 Farquhar Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $182 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Eastern & Oriental Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
Eastern Oriental Georgetown
Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang/George Town
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in George Town
#2 Family Hotel in George Town
#2 Luxury Hotel in George Town
#3 Romantic Hotel in George Town
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“Any room is great here!”
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“Ask for a sea view”
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