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Hotel Continental

5 Penang Rd., George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
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Phuket, Thailand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled with my colleagues, and one of my friend was lost his Iphone 4s on his room. His room was near to the housekeeping room, where the room maid was there. We really feel bad and disappointed because the front desk liners, wasn't even help him. Many times when he went to the lobby to ask help, but no... More 

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Thank Bellaamaziiing
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a nice budget hotel for family. The room clean and spacious. We got the city view to the nearby pubs. We can feel the nightlife around Penang right from our room. The breakfast just nice but it will be great if there was more variety foods. Services was good, the staffs is friendly and helpful. The building quite old... More 

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Thank Dean J
Puchong, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a bad experience. As we enetered the hotel to check in there were certain procedures but we could not understand as the person in charge in the front desk was not able to explain or deliver the information correctly to us.. He was not a Malaysian either atleast we could have tried either language that would be convenient to... More 

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Thank Dharshaini
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks God we stayed in this hotel only one night! Food in the coffee house were terrible and choice is very poor. If you are planning to eat lunch there don't get hot dish , salad bar was good though. You will get wi-fi password only for the day when you checked in, when I asked for password next morning... More 

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Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon check in front office staff request for MYR150 deposit and only accept cash, no credit card. Can not do cash on delivery. Room condition is bad. Even a pencil put on top of the bed. They really need to renovate the room. Stay for 1 night, December

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Sanya, China
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived to check in - charged extra 4 ringget cash per day for taxes on top of original booking cash only and the wouldn't accept visa for deposit, only cash deposit of 150.. I got to my room and no wifi. Called front desk and was told extra charge of 10 ringget for wifi, cash only. Went down to pay... More 

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Kuala Selangor, Selangor, Malaysia
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

They took forever to check us in and the room itself is nothing to praise about.Ordinary room with moderate beds.Quite spacious but smelly bathroom.Front desk people not so bad.Breakfast spread was quite tasty with many local selections.However something spooky and paranormal happened during the night.(Those who experienced the same thing please message me).Good location.Very near to the city center and... More 

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Salem, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Stayed for a night and day. Our room had a view of the sea and was beautiful. Clean rooms with TV. Was near to all the places on the Island but the traffic is heavy. Helpful front desk and parking also.

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Thank CNDilip
Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Great location and comfortable stay. In fact this is my second time patronizing. But the service from the reception/front desk was utterly disappointing. I received bad service from reception/front desk. The reception staff were not very helpful and very sarcastic. Not what I would expect from a trip advisor recommendation. Lobby staff lack initiative and were too busy with their... More 

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3 Thank Joey Y
Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed here for 1 night Nov 16-17,2015 Room 513. I left my mobile phone in the room coz I haven't charge it (empty battery). I went out for dinner at 7pm to 8pm just for an hour, when i came back my phone wasn't in my bed anymore. I reported it to the Front Office Manager it seems like... More 

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