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Oriental Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   105, Penang Road, Georgetown, Penang Island 1000, Malaysia
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Ranked #30 of 51 Hotels in Georgetown
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights on a visa run, it's all you need if your on a low budget! The location is central & within walking distance of restaurants and bars. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful! Location is Very very close to the party strip- which had its disadvantages... Every night all we heard was 'boom... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Dirty sheets, towels with holes in it that felt like sandpaper, very outdated interior (1970s something), weird smelling elevator. Very noisy due to single glazing, we were kept awake by the bar in the street, the people on the opposite of the building were woken up by the mosque. The staff was very friendly, but it couldn't make up for... More

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Kampar, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

i stay here twice , n i love the place, the location next to mall, shop, pub,.gud service, nice staff . thank for the pleasant stay :) .i will be back n may b will b staying here again. The only thinsg i dont like is the Acc, we can't switch it off ...

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This was a good, centrally located budget hotel (about AUD$28/night). The room and furnishings were dated, but for the budget price, it was clean, comfortable and quite (our room was a number of floors up) with lift access. The staff were very helpful. I stayed in March 2011, and would stay at the Orient Hotel again.

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sri aman, sarawak
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

My family stayed for 3D2N in adjacent room. 1 is the family room while another is the standard. The family room is rather spacious with good view, equipped with a fridge, yet there is no tea-making facilities provided. I feel that a kettle should be provided in the family room. As for the standard room, well...it's just "standard". Just two... More

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Galle, Sri Lanka
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Nice rooms and Good Housekeeping Staff. Great foods we had from there.I stayed at 4th floor. Night time karaoke happening in top floor. But I missed it. Reception staff also very good and always helpful.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The rooms are not refurbished and poorly maintained. The furnitures looked like it is from early 80s. Even the lobby looked unchanged since the 80s. If you are a fan of retro stuffs, this is the place for you. However the location is great, and it is near to most of the historical colonial bldgs of Penang. It is also... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

This is an old Chinese hotel. We chose it after having seen lots of hostels located on the Love Lane and Chulia Street. This one had at least a private bathroom and a lot of space in the room... As mentioned in the previous reviews, the furniture is old and completely outdated, with exception of bed, which is quite comfortable... More

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Cologne, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Though hotel furniture & equipment is really overaged & worn, but we could sleep well in this hotel and all things were at least working. Walls and ceilings shout for a new painting. AC is centralised, you cannot adjust temperature, but luckily it was not too cold for us (usually we set AC to 25-27 °C). Quiet rooms, comfortable bed... More

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Saska Kepa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

A bit old, but clean. Rooms very spacious with huge windows. AC .......... freezing, but you have got "door" to close it :) New bathroom, daily cleaning service. Location is advantage of this hotel: close to Little India, in the center, just few steps from Bus stop to Penang Hill. We'd seen 5 guesthouses before Oriental hotel - it was... More

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Address: 105, Penang Road, Georgetown, Penang Island 1000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Oriental Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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Oriental Hotel Georgetown
Oriental Hotel Penang/Georgetown

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