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The Wembley - A St Giles Hotel, Penang

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Located on Jalan Magazine, centrally in the city of George Town, this historical site was famously known as Wembley Park, the name bestowed during the British rule. This propitious site was the prime venue of entertainment where theatrical troupes ranging from European and American operetta and vaudeville, Chinese opera inclusive of Javanese tonal performed for Penangites. Complementing the surroundings are colonial houses and old-fashioned shops. The Wembley's 415 comfortable guestrooms inclusive of Suites and Executive Rooms are exquisitely designed with batik-style motif, complement with luxurious amenities and complimentary WiFi access. Offering panoramic views of the north and south channels including the iconic Penang Bridge and the city of George Town, The Wembley's guestrooms and suites are well-appointed with modern facilities that are practical to both business and leisure travellers. Guests will appreciate the Hotel's convenient accessibility to major commercial and government offices, cultural and historical sites, quaint shops, shopping complexes, bazaars and a variety of popular local food fare. The famed Batu Feringghi beach is a mere 30 minutes' drive away whilst it takes only five minutes to get to the Penang Ferry Terminal!
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Free parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Great View
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I echoed with the view from henrygan83 in February. My wife and I are staying in the hotel for three nights. The waiter was very unwelcoming and impolite. Just when my wife and I entered the bar, he immediately greeted us with unfriendly gesture asking us to order drinks before
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There is 1st Avenue Mall opposite and also the Prangin Mall if i want more shopping when i am back at the hotel. There is a Starbuck at 1st Avenue Mall and if i need to chill out and am too lazy too walk opp, there is always a 1911 cafe outside the hotel (on the left). Komtar
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Went here for a holiday with my partner. The hotel was generally really decent although there were some stains on the toilet bowl that couldn't be removed. Pros of this hotel: Pretty good location (you should be able to get to most tourist attractions within 20 minutes walk
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Great location, within walking distance. The hotel is quite ok for me with all the basic necessity of a hotel within town center. You can explore to nearby attractions easily with great glorious roti canai/ nasi kandar reataurants surrounding the hotel. The pool and Gym are
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Response from TheWembleyPenang, General Manager at The Wembley – A St Giles Hotel, Penang
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear shamsul amri I, Warmest Greetings from The Wembley, Penang. Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. Your comfort is our main priority and I am pleased to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. It is something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback and will certainly continue to provide the best service to all our guests. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future! With Regards, Tony Goh General Manager
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I am so so happy to have booked this place. The location was perfect. Check in was such a breeze! We were so happy that they were able to check us in before the check in times. The room was perfect! Loved the fact that the cable tv had 5 movie channels in English. The breakfast
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Response from TheWembleyPenang, General Manager at The Wembley – A St Giles Hotel, Penang
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear JoeyA83, Warmest Greetings from The Wembley, Penang. Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were particularly pleased with the check-in, our room, facilities and breakfast buffet! A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. My team and I look forward to welcoming you again in the near future! With Regards, Tony Goh General Manager
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Lots of power points around the room if you need to charge your phone
Hotel Has pocket wi-fi for rent as shown in photo
Need room card to access Room floor.felt safe.
Yes. Once you turn 18, you have “aged” enough to take your own responsibility.
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Even the room is spacious but no space to fit an additional double bed.
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Yes they have multi level parking slots for hotel guests. You just need to get the parking tickets verified before leaving to get them waived for hotel guests.
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Yes! It is wembley. 😍
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Do I have to give them deposit ?
yes, a deposit is required. let them roll credit card. keep cash daily expenses.
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"Try to avoid rooms facing a bar/pub at Summit Hotel next door"
"high floor/sea view corner"
"Nice location and small room"
"In my opinion as it is a city hotel, rooms facing the main road may be a bit noisy so select rooms facing away from the main road."
"good for higher floors"
USD 66 - USD 99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
St Giles Wembley, Penang
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