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Hotel Royal Penang

No. 3 Jalan Larut, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms are nice old fashion style, and the shower is good, but the rest is poor. The bed is not very comfortable, there is no minibar, the pool is not much bigger then a normal villa pool, for a hotel with more then 200 rooms. The pool also had only 1, ONE, snubbed!! This hotel is supposed to have... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

With only two nights in Penang, we needed a hotel that was centrally located and from where we could move around easily to sight see and shop without getting stuck in the perennial traffic. We found the hotel Royal cozy, clean and our rooms gave us a wonderful view of the city. The food was great and I had the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: - Located in the city centre - Walking distance to street food and scenic site - Cheap rate Cons: - No lift from basement to hotel Lobby. Kindly drop your luggage and elderly before proceed to the parking lot - Poor housekeeping. Hair strands including the curly ones (!!!) were everywhere, on the floor and in the bathtub. As... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great value for money. Has comfortable rooms, with friendly service. Loved the attention to detail in the room -- iron with ironing board, a good hairdryer, a full set of toiletries, a safe and TV. The hotel is strategically located in the heart of the city, and within walking distance to great street food, delicious hawker meals, hipster cafes... More 

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Kedah, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall is good. Nice view of the sea. The hotel room condition is so good Air condition is superb. Extremely Cool at night. Good service, good price.good food too me & my kids enjoy the stay they love to visit again for next trip

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HotelRoyalPen, Manager at Hotel Royal Penang, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, First and foremost, we thank you for staying with us at Hotel Royal Penang. We are most pleased to note that you have had a wonderful stay with us recently, as we assure you that guest's comfort and satisfaction has always been our top priorities. Should your travel plan brings you back to Penang in the near... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest, I never stayed this part of Penang, so i decided to give this hotel a try. I used the trivago site to get a good deal for this hotel and stayed here for 3D2N. Getting to this hotel was a breeze. I was able to pass the city traffic and arrive here. We need to check in... More 

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HotelRoyalPen, Manager at Hotel Royal Penang, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, First and foremost, thank you for choosing to stay with us at Hotel Royal Penang. We are most pleased to know that you have had a wonderful experience during your recent stay with us, as one of our top priorities is to ensure the highest level of guest's comfort and satisfaction. Should your next travel plan brings... More 

Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a night on 4th January. PROS: 1. Big room 2. Comfy bed 3. Close to many restaurants 4. Clean room CONS 1. Ordered Nasi Lemak. It was tasteless. 2. I requested for a roll of toilet paper for my room. It was only delivered after 2 hours and a second call to housekeeping. 3. There is no info... More 

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Klang, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

The room was big because we booked delux room.When we checked in we ask for extra room key the staff say due to Saturday they won't give extra key.Very disappointed with the car park no escalator to lobby,old people very difficult to take the staircase.If you have old people at home kindly reconsider to stay over. The room key that... More 

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3 Thank Alantung1981
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Overrated hotel.Disappointed when basement car park no lift to lobby,have to take heavy luggage by hand from basement car park.The hotel room interior was old and,the wardrobe have a funny smell so forget about it if you wanna hang cloths inside.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

The room need to be touch up like really touch up, the Pool was ok, the staff was great except for this one particular car parking attendant who is very rude (not local staff).. all i wanted was to park at this empty space which is a proper parking and this staff refuse to let me park and the basement... More 

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