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Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 527 Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia (Formerly Paradise Sandy Beach Resort)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For the price I paid for two nights stay at this hotel, I was expecting something basic. Well, I had a wonderful time and indeed, this hotel is great value for money. As soon as I arrived, I was greeted with a warm welcome by Raja who helped me with my bags and led me to Reception. The young lady... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed here from 23 rd Dec -26 Dec. I had forgotten my handbag after having breakfast on Christmas Day, only realising it 2 hours later! I felt so thankful to the quick thinking staff , Shira who had handed it over to the cashier . I was so relieved to get my handbag back. A big... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reading some of the historic reviews we wondered what we where about to let ourselves in for when we arrived at this hotel, the truth is we enjoyed a very good seven night holiday with no complaints whatsoever. The hotel is in a excellent location situated right on the beach and when you factor in the cost of a one... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a suite at the top floors with the family. It's a bit old, but still okay. The view was great as we were facing the beach. Very convenient too as we could just walk down to get to the beach. A variety of beach activities are on offer eg. banana boat ride, para-sailing, ski jet rides, etc. However,... More 

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Emmeloord, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 4 days at this hotel. The sea view from the hotel is great and the pool is located overlooking the sea as well. Breakfast could be a bit better quality when it comes to western food. Staff is friendly and the 3x a day free shuttle bus from the hotel to Georgetown is very handy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel 3 times. Its location in Tanjung Bungah is convenient, not too far from the town, Gurney drive, shopping malls. Great for families with kids. Rooms are always clean and spacious, although parking space is quite limited during peak season / school holidays. Breakfast and BBQ buffet by the beach is good. Within walking distance you can... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location: it's in the middle of Batu Ferringhi and Georgetown, which makes it pretty convenient to head to either directions. It's accessible by bus 101 which brings you to pretty much every tourist destination we wanted to cover (an alternative would be affordable taxi rides), with the bus stops located 5 minutes from the hotel Amenities: It's a pretty old... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed on 29, 30 & 31 Dec 2014. Overall the hotel is clean and staffs are friendly. The room is clear & the food serving on breakfast not bad The balcony is dangerous especially for young kids. Too bad there is a function (Beach party) on 31st Dec night but did not provide any discount for house guest.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms have basic amenities but are very spacious. The balcony is especially nice with a great view and deck chairs to relax. Experiencing the overwhelming crowd for breakfast made it unappealing to hang around the hotel for swimming or other activities. We spent most of the time exploring Penang and visiting family.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed here on a recent trip to Penang. We had a very nice room, great view and the staff were friendly. It is however showing it's age. If you can get a good deal then it is definitley worth staying. Bus into Georgetown stops right outside.

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Address: 527 Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia (Formerly Paradise Sandy Beach Resort)
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Tanjung Bungah
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 315
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Also Known As:
Paradise Sandy Beach Hotel Tanjung Bungah
Paradise Sandy Beach Resort
Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort Penang/Tanjung Bungah

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