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Waldorf Hotel

13 Leith St., George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Waldorf Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed here for 2 days. The Rooms are basic The bed is okey.Airconditioner is okey but if its noisy you have to call the lobby to fix it. This Hotel needs some serious upgrade. I stayed on the 3rd Floor almost their rooms has a Big Bathtub but the water in this Hotel is not enough water pressure and... More 

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Kangar, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

It is an old hotel; but I bet in its hey days it was one of the hotel in town. Recently did some upgrading, with new bedding tv and paint job. What I like is that it have ample parking space for guests. Wifi in the room I stayed is acceptable. Waldorf is situated near Penang Road and Chulia Street... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I recall the bed being quite soft which is very welcome in Asia, as many beds there tend to be of the hard variety. The place feels a bit dated and in need of significant modernization. The price was quite reasonable and the room quite spacious. You could do worse. And in Penang you probably won't spend much time in... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Went on business trip a while back and decided to "slum" it out. I regret ever doing that, I felt like kicking myself. This place is absolutely horrible and run down. Rats and cockroaches reign supreme here. Beds are uncomfortable and the sheets smell. I did not bother to really complain, considering the price is dirt cheap. I will go... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We arrived to find most places in the area full or the ones that had rooms were terrible . We found the Waldorf and booked in for one night but ended up staying for four nights . The rooms large but basic , reasonably clean but ageing , The price for the room was reasonable . The staff at reception... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A Simple mid class hotel for the business travellers visiting Penang. Rooms were big, bed sheet were clean, mattress firm to sleep. Rooms are big and those facing the back of Continental will have more noisy room due to traffic flows. There were lifts in this hotel too.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

We had some sweets that we had forgotten about in our bag, and got MICE in our room. Didn't really like the hotel, just a little bit dirty, little unfriendly, little old etc. Nothing major but just not a great stay. So so... but definitely head to the food court across the road, great place to eat and drink with... More 

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South Pacific
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Although I have stayed at the Waldorf Hotel a few times before several years ago, given the arrival time of 0100 hrs after a long international flight with connections, I was a little "shocked" upon entering my hotel room - mainly at the "rough around the edges ( or well worn ) appearance. However, after staying there in this large... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

Decided to take a chance on a budget hotel for the fun of it and had mixed feelings about it. Room rate was at a bargain basement price but I guess you get what you pay for. The hotel's facade reminds one of a 70's-built institution for retirees or looneys. One is then greeted to a bunch of old folks... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2010

We stay at this hotel for around 3 weeks. The staff was very helpful and friendly.. Even this is budget hotel but the facilities was enough and not bad then other.. There also provide laundry service that was very convinience for customer who want to wash their cloth during the journey.. There also have trip visit package,there have some trip... More 

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