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Holiday Inn Resort Penang

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is very much dated to 80s style, needed a major renovation on all the facilities, best avoid during the weekend where large group of families and kids, The sea water quality are in question cause the nearby street vendor, villages discharge all the waste directly into the sea The surrounding hotel are not the best place in Penang...

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Cameron S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear yoong w, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. The Holiday Inn Resort Penang, is an extremely popular hotel for families and certainly we are the destination of choice for families during the holidays when we do get very busy. Noting your comment on renovation we are currently in the middle of renovating our...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well situated hotel in two parts one beach side joined by a bridge across the road which makes crossing very easy.Only problem when we were there was the school holidays were the same time which made it very busy,Food at hotel very good and happy hour at the bar from 5 till 9 every night

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Cameron S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear bobcop_12, It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Holiday Inn Resort, Penang. I am delighted that you enjoyed the food and also our lengthy happy hour at Hari's Bar which I will share with our team members. Certainly the hotel is always very busy during the school holidays as many parents have...

Brisbane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is very good. Lots to do within walking distance. Taxi's and buses coming and going all day. Stayed on the top floor of the old building. Big rooms but look very tired. Staff were mostly excellent. Pool was small and old. Beach was nothing to get excited about. About 100MYR for a 15 min Jetski was good value. Lots...

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Cameron S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear Dean C, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of your stay with us at the Holiday Inn Resort, Penang. As mentioned we do have a great location within the heart of Batu Ferringhi with most attractions such as the night market, hawker centers all within walking distance. I was sorry to read that you were...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 2 nights in Holiday Inn Resort and we made a perfect choice by opting for the beach wing which have a spectacular seafront view. The night market is right infront of the resort and it stretches a few hundred meters down the road. Eateries is within walking distance and Starbucks is just next door. Overall, a great place to...

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Cameron S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear hafizabas74, Thank you for your great review of our property and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. As highlighted the Holiday Inn Resort, Penang has a fantastic location in the heart of Batu Ferringhi which you have described perfectly. I do look forward to meeting with you on your next stay. With kind regards, Cameron...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights. Hotel is made for family getaway with varieties of room types to accomodate families. Location is superb with just a walk away to the Ferringhi night market. Breakfast offers a number of varieties with good food qualities. Buffet dinner on the other hand was quite the opposite. Pool is somewhat too small and quite dissapointing. Kid's...

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Cameron S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear esarenes13, Appreciate you are recognizing our property as a great family hotel as this is what the Holiday Inn Resort, Penang aspires to be at all times. I was delighted that you recognized our great location and breakfast offerings although I was disappointed to read that the buffet dinner did not meet your expectations and this will be addressed...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please never stay at this property! I was there last week, and had a terrible experience of theft! My luxury watch was stolen from the room, when I stepped out to the beach. I am 200% that the watch was in the room, and on complaining to security, I didnt get the required results. Request you all to beware

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Cameron S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear shohineeghosh, Our Security Manager is in touch with you and the investigation was inconclusive. We are very happy to have the police involved in the investigation which you initially declined. Our hotel does review and address these situations carefully. Safety and security are our first and foremost concern. If you would like to take the alleged theft further please...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The swimming pool is too small. The seawater is no good. The rooms look a bit tired. But I have to say the hotel location is perfect for a holiday. 101 bus station is right outside the hotel to take you to George Town and butterfly farm. The night market and local eatery are right outside. It has a great...

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Cameron S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear Jia H, Appreciate you taking the time to write a review for our Holiday Inn Resort, Penang. As you mentioned the hotel is perfectly situated in the middle of Batu Ferringhi with the night market and hawker center all within walking distance of the hotel. We take pride in the service provided by our staff which you have highlighted...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the beach, small foot print resort offering currently 1 Resto bar only due to renovation. Good location in Ferringhi. Staff friendly and responsive. Rooms are a bit weary but bed was very comfortable.

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Cameron S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear Wassim M, It is so nice to read your feedback and we are all so pleased that we managed to provide you with an enjoyable time at our Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Thank you for highlighting our good location with friendly and responsive staff. Our rooms are in the process of renovation, however, I am glad you enjoyed the...

Ryde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm torn between giving this hotel a 3 or a 4. The latter because the rooms are great (tower) and the staff, a majority of them actually deserve a 5. However Batu Feringgi in itself is far from pleasant. Traffic is one huge problem and the hotel sits right on the main stretch, and with basically no pavements to walk...

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Cameron S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear SmillaRyde, Greetings from Holiday Inn Resort Penang and thank you for your review where I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your room in the Ferringhi Tower and also the services from our team. With regards the sun loungers they are only for the garden and pool areas, we do not put them on the public beach. I...

Altamont, TN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After more than a week of traveling around Malaysia and Singapore, Hubby and I were ready for some good old-fashioned Western Culture, and this place fit the bill perfectly! A very nice and clean hotel room, and fabulous pool right on the beach, lots of loungers around the yard, an open air restaurant and pool bar, this place was precisely...

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Cameron S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear Jeanette H, I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that we were just what you were looking for. As you mentioned we are in the process of continuous upgrading and glad that this did not affect your stay with us. I did note the comments on the eggs and I will address...

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $78 - $189 (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 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#6 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
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“Avoid beach wing hill view”
PineOng, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“High floor sea view”
yoongw, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Definitely a room in the tower with balcony.”
SmillaRyde, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For balcony and long sea view choose Tower, for close sea view go with main block”
Newquaygreen1, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Good hotel with great staff”
Orkney2015, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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