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The Regency

Lot 134-141 | Jalan Sultan Badlishah, Alor Setar 05000, Malaysia (Formerly Hotel Grand Continental Kedah)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

From check in into room all was pleasant. Employee very helpful. first room impression were pleasant too. Restaurant employee are attentive and feel welcome. Breakfast ok. overall this hotel are worth staying and recommended.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Good service, good room, good location. The interior of the hotel is nice...checking in was fast and easy. It is located at the town centre...however they are not many restaurants surrounding the area so you have to get a cab to try local eateries.

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Regency A, Guest Relations Manager at The Regency, responded to this review

Dear Intan R, We would like to thank you for your feedback pertaining our Hotel. We are pleased to know that our accommodation and service were to your liking. We value your feedback and would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Regency Hotel Alor Setar. We hope to see and serve you again in... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

• Travel group: 2 adults and 2 children. 

 • Booked online through asiatravel.com. Booked this hotel because of good review and location. With the price offered you can get a few similar hotels. • Checking-in was fast and easy and they servers you with a smile. Not a big fan of staircase at lobby, you need to climb a... More 

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TheRegencyTgTuan, Manager at The Regency, responded to this review

Dear ChengWC, Thank for for choosing to stay with us at The Regency Hotel Alor Star. We are pleased to know you had a pleasant stay. The management will look into other possible solutions to ease access into the Hotel. Nonetheless, we thank you for your patronage and hope to see and serve you again soon. Thanks Cheng. Regards More 

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Was in this hotel somewhere around 2012 & was impressed by it as they refurbished it.Eventhough the lift was small & the ceiling of the room was low but overall it was clean, contemporary... Room price was appropriate based on Alor Setar standard & it is strategically located in the town centre with plenty of car parks with plenty of... More 

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TheRegencyTgTuan, Manager at The Regency, responded to this review

Dear Mr KenYap55, Thank you for your feedback and review pertaining our Hotel. We at The Regency Hotel Alor Star are pleased to know you are happy with our accommodation and that our service was up to your expectations. We appreciate your positive comments and hope to see and serve you again in the near future. Once again on behalf... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

the hotel was refurbished to meet modern day needs and it has improved from the last convincingly. the food served at the coffee house is rich in variety and tastes good too! the rooms are generously appointed and spacious. unfortunately it is a one night stay for me this time but definitely warrants a return visit the next time Alor... More 

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TheRegencyTgTuan, Manager at The Regency, responded to this review

Dear Ahmad Shazerain Z, Thank you for your feedback and comments on our Hotel. We are indeed truly delighted that you had a wonderful visit during your stay with us at The Regency Hotel Alor Star. We are pleased to know the accommodation and food were to your liking. Once again, on behalf of the entire team at The Regency... More 

Kuala lumput
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

In town to visit some relatives and decided to spend a night at The Regency Alor Star Hotel. The hotel seems new and has a nice lobby,very good location right in the heart of town and next to Pekan Rabu..the deluxe room was big and spacious with a very nice modern feel. Had an early morning breakfast at the coffee... More 

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Regency A, Manager at The Regency, responded to this review

Dear 566619, Thank you for staying with us at The Regency Hotel Alor Star. We appreciate your feedback and comments on our Hotel and we look to further improve our Hotel for our guests. We strive to provide the best to our guests. Once again, thank you for your comments and we value your response. We hope to see and... More 

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

Rooms newly refurbished but no complimentary drinking water..water boiler dirty, can see stain inside.. No complimentary newspaper?? Still using aging old 21 inch color tv.. Location wise ok.. Town area.. Only,over priced..

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Regency A, Manager at The Regency, responded to this review

Greetings ChrisIvy, Firstly, thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Regency Hotel Alor Star. We take great pride in our Hotel and offering service that is second to none for our guests. Thus, we would like to convey our sincerest apologies for the incident which occurred during your previous visit with us. We acknowledge and have noted... More 

malaysia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

location wise is ok, near to everything (shopping mall, pekan rabu etc). breakfast was lavish but not for lunch and dinner, staff was attentive and always smile but the room (stay at 3rd floor) was not that good, probably the hotel is still under renovation because those who stay at upper floor (4th and 5th floor)have gave very nice comment... More 

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

A newly renovated hotel and loved it as everything was new. Lifts were working well, shower was strong, rooms were clean, lobby was nice. Complimentary breakfast was a plus with a simple yet sufficient choices. Central location in Alor Setar also helps, Only setback was the TV which was not working well.

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We were walk-ins, and I had such high hopes for such an established hotel (back when it was Grand Continental). Unfortunately we were very disappointed. Although the hotel has been renovated, the standard is still very poor. I stayed at a 3-star hotel with much better facilities. Our deluxe room has no bathtubs, and still has a small CRT TV... More 

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